Milltek Sport Performance Exhausts: “thank you”

This post is a public “thank you” to Steve Pound, Brand & Commercial Manager at Milltek Sport Performance Exhausts. ~~~ Earlier this month I went to see¬†Will Pedley Racing, with the aim of resolving a rather hefty rattle on my ST170. We were pretty sure it was exhaust related as, in true Will Pedley style, […]

Jensen Interceptor For Sale (!)

On tonight’s Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson took a look at a modern remake of the Jensen Interceptor. Using a GM 6.2L V8 the new Interceptor generates over 400 bhp, does 0-60 in 4.5 seconds and will go on to a top speed of 160 mph. There can be no doubt performance is massively improved, although […]

Guest post on Will Pedley Racing (Adam A’s ST170)

On a grey Friday morning I found myself driving from Birmingham to Leeds for a business meeting. 5 miles from my destination the Focus developed an extremely loud rattling noise and to prevent any further damage the car was instantly dumped on the hard shoulder. After the AA man had spent 10 minutes drooling over […]

Ford Finis Codes: Focus ST170, Zetec & TDCI

Having spent the best part of today trying to hunt down a local Ford Garage that stocks a crank position sensor for my Focus ST170, I am making this post to ensure the codes are easier to find in Google. If you stumble upon this page feel free to thank me for saving you the […]

Will Pedley Racing

In this post regarding my old Peugeot 306, I mentioned that the car was sold to Will Pedley, who had seen the car advertised for sale on the Ford Focus Owners Club (FFOC). On page 3 of my rablings, I mentioned that Will was an absolute petrol head. Will’s latest project is a supercharged Ford […]

The new Ford Focus RS (being owned by a Clio?)

Throughout the 80s and 90s I had the pleasure of being shuttled to school in various Japanese imports, including the simply awesome 1986 Mazda 323 F. Made entirely of Kevlar, powered by a turbocharged 1.7 engine and finished with the most chavtastic of racing stripes (marking an ‘F’ down both sides) it is no wonder […]