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You Need This: Like a Fiesta ST sedan?

Today's pick is a car powered by a 1.6-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that’s backed by a six-speed manual. Fiesta ST? Not quite–try a Ford Fusion.

You Need This: British on the outside, turbo Miata on the inside

Underneath the skin of this patinaed Ford Squire is the chassis and drivetrain of a turbocharged NB Miata.

You Need This: Saleen’s “nitrous-ready” N2O Focus

The N2O Focus is what happens when you give a Ford ZX3 the Saleen treatment.

You Need This: Old-school, rear-drive Ford Fiesta

This Ford Fiesta has plenty of old-school, Rad-era character to go around.

Live thread: Track testing our Mustang vintage racer and Mk7 GTI

Follow this thread for live updates while we track test our 1965 Ford Mustang vintage race car and 2017 VW Mk7 Golf GTI.

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News and Notes: Is the Ford Festiva really just a front-wheel-drive Miata?

Cheap speed? How about a turbo Festiva? It kinda uses a Miata engine.

Shop Work: What we've learned after a lifetime of project cars

What wisdom have we gleaned from years of GRM project cars? We're glad you asked.

Features: How to assemble a race-ready drivetrain

Assembling a drivetrain for a race car? Here's when you can save a few bucks–and when you shouldn't.

Features: How to stitch together a bulletproof rear end

Items left on our Mustang’s to-do list: Source a rear axle and properly suspend it.

Features: #TBT | In autocrossing, sometimes different is really good

These 6 autocrossers ditched the usual suspects in favor of something a bit different.

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Ford project cars

1965 Mustang Fastback

Why a vintage race Mustang? Cool sounds, cool vibe. And rather zippy, too.

2001 F-250

Vans are great and all, but we wanted more power, more space, and four-wheel-drive. We're turning this truck into the ultimate racing hauler. 

2006 E-250

What started out as a simple magazine hauler has evolved into Super Van, our attempt at making the perfect car hauler for not a lot of money.

1973 F-350 Ramp Truck

We weren't necessarily looking for a unique support vehicle, but we found one anyway when we came across this 1973 Ford F-350 ramp truck.

2012 Mustang GT

The Mustang has pretty much always been a great bang for the buck, and it fit the bill perfectly for our next project objective: competing in SCCA Classic American Muscle …

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Modern digital gauges: A better way to monitor our Mustang?

Our Mustang needed some gauges. Gotta know what’s going on under the hood, right?

Prosport Gauges is a newer customer here at GRM, so we …

How to install a harness and window net

Our Mustang vintage racer had a seat, but what else did we need to keep the driver secure? That’s right, a harness and, should things go sideways, a window …

Have you thought about your roll bar padding lately?

To complete our Mustang’s safety gear, we would need to install roll bar padding. This padding has come a long way since we installed what essentially seemed like …

How to install a tow hook on an older race car

Before we painted our 1965 Mustang’s engine compartment, we figured that now was the best time to mount a tow hook.

Most racing organizations require cars to …

Just how much work did our Shelby need before its next outing?

Our 1967 Shelby GT350 had been sitting for a while. We had an upcoming tour on the schedule. We had some prep work to do–and this is in addition …

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