Classic Car Restoration Specialists

Welcome to Restore-A-Ford, an independent classic car restoration company based in Sussex, specialising in Fords and all classic and custom cars. Providing high quality restoration workmanship and a professional service.



Current Restorations in progress



Ford Capri Mk3 2.8i
Exhibited at the NEC Classic Car Show - November 2015

Ford Capri Mk3 NEC 2015

Gideon's mk3 Capri 2.8i well received on the Pride of Ownership Stand at the NEC Classic Car Show in Birmingham, UK.
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Ford Capri Mk3 2.8i
Awarded 2nd place in Concours - September 2015

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100 Article

Congratulations to Gideon and his 2nd place in Concours at the Footman James Manchester Classic Car Show on his maiden show.
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Classic Cars Magazine - August 2015

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100 Article

Congratulations to Wayne for his front cover in Classic Cars Magazine
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Ford Capri Mk3 2.8i
Completed Restoration
March 2015

Ford Capri Mk3 2.8i Restoration Completed

Completed Restoration
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Ford Capri Mk3 Series X
Bodywork Restoration completed
April 2014

Ford Capri Mk3 Series X 3.0S Bodywork Restoration Completed

Completed Restoration
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Ford Escort Mk1 Lotus Twincam
Completed Restoration
February 2014

Ford Escort Mk1 Lotus Twincam Restoration Completed

Completed Restoration
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
wins the 'RAC Cup' at the Brighton and Hove Motor Club Show - June 2014

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100 Award

Congratulations to Wayne on winning the 'RAC Cup' at the Brighton and Hove Motor Club show.
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Wins 'Best Ford Capri RS3100/RS2600' Award - February 2014

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100 Award

Congratulations to Owen on winning 'Best Capri RS3100/RS2600' for the 2nd year running at the Small Ford Sunday Show, Australia.
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Exhibited at the NEC Classic Car Show - November 2013

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100

Wayne's Mk1 Ford Capri RS3100 well received on the Ford Capri Mk1 Owners' stand at the NEC Classic Car Show in Birmingham, UK
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Ford Escort Mk1 Twincam
Exhibited at the NEC Classic Car Show - November 2013

Ford Escort Mk1

Brett's Mk1 Ford Escort Twin-Cam well received on the AVO Club Stand at the NEC Classic Car Show in Birmingham, UK.
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Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico
Completed Restoration - Autumn 2013

Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico

Full Completed Restoration.
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Completed Restoration - September 2013

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100

Full Completed Restoration.
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Wins 'Best Classic' at Old Skool Ford Summer Show - September 2013

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100

Congratulations to Wayne for his Mk1 Ford Capri RS3100 award for the 'Best Classic' at the Old Skool Ford Summer Show.
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Ford Capri V8 Custom
Wins 'Best Mk2 Ford Capri' - June 2013

Ford Capri Mk2

Congratulations to Vernon on winning best Mk2 Ford Capri in Speyer, Germany at the European Capri Post Meeting Show.
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Ford Escort Mk1 Twincam
Wins 'Best In Class' at National AVO day - June 2013

Ford Escort Mk1

Congratulations to Brett on winning 'Best in Class' for his Mk1 Escort Twincam at the AVO National Day on its maiden appearance.
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Ford Capri Mk2
Wins 'Best Modified' - June 2013

Ford Capri Mk2

Congratulations to Vernon on winning 'Best Modified' for his Mk2 Capri at the National Day, Capri Mk2 Register show.
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Ford Capri Mk2
Awarded 3rd Place' - June 2013

Ford Capri Mk2

Stuart receiving his award from former Capri racing drivers Les Blackburn and Mike Crabtree at the National day, Capri Mk2 Register Show.
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Wins 'Best British' - June 2013

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100 Award

Congratulations to Owen on winning 'Best British 2013' for his Mk1 Capri RS3100 at the Tuncurry Motorfest Show, Australia.
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Ford Capri Mk3 3.0S
Front End Restoration Completed - February 2013

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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Winning Awards down-under
Feb 2013

Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100

Congratulations to Owen and his well deserved 2nd place for the 'Best Capri Mk1' at the 'Small Ford Sunday' show, Australia.
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Ford Capri Mk2 V8
Ford Capri Mk2 exhibited NEC Classic Car Show - Nov 2012

Ford Capri Mk2 V8

Vernon's Mk2 V8 Capri well received on the CCI stand at the NEC Classic Car Show in Birmingham, hosted by the Mansfield & Notts branch.
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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
RSOC Double Winner, Australia - Nov 2012

Ford Capri Mk2 V8

Congratulations to Owen and his double win at the RS Owners Club National Day in Australia, where he won 'Best RS Capri' and the 'Tom Chaplin' Award.
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Ford Capri Mk2 V8
Retroford Magazine Feature - Nov 2012

Ford Capri Mk2 V8

Congratulations to Vernon for his front cover and 8 page feature in Retroford Magazine
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Ford Cortina Mk3 GT
Completed BodyShell Restoration - June 2012

Ford Cortina Mk3 GT

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Ford Capri Mk3 Laser
Completed Restoration - May 2012

Ford Capri Mk3 Laser

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Ford Capri Mk1 RS3100
Winning Awards down-under

Ford Capri RS3100

Congratulations to Owen on winning the award for 'Best RS Capri - 2011' at RSOC, Australia, 20th November 2011
and winning concours at SFCC (Small Fords Car Club), 6th November 2011
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Ford Capri Mk3 3.0S
Completed Restoration - September 2011

Ford Capri Mk3 3.0S

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Restoration Services

  • Comprehensive detailed Estimates
  • Complete Vehicle strip and refit
  • Full body shell Soda Blasting
  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Refinishing and Detailing
  • Mechanical re-commissioning and refurbishment
  • Photographic documentation of restoration


News from 2015

  • Ford Capr Mk3 2.8i exhibited on the Pride of Ownership Stand at the NEC Classic Car Show - November
  • Ford Capri Mk3 2.8i awarded second place in 'Concours' category on first outing, Footman James Manchester Classic Car Show - September
  • Ford Capri RS3100 featured on front cover of Classic Cars Magazine - August
  • Ford Capri RS3100 wins 'Past Masters Class' at Brighton and Hove Motor Club show - June
  • Ford Capri Mk3 2.8i restoration completed - March


News from 2014

  • Ford Capri RS3100 wins 'RAC Cup' at Brighton and Hove Motor Club show - June
  • Ford Capri RS3100 wins 'Mk1 Concours' at Capri Club International show - May
  • Ford Capri Mk3 Series X Body restoration completed - April
  • Ford Escort Mk1 Lotus Twincam restoration completed - February
  • Ford Capri RS3100 featured in CAR Magazine as part of the RS Icons Article - February
  • Ford Capri RS3100 awarded 1st place for 'Best Ford Capri RS3100/RS2600' at 'Small Ford Sunday' show, Australia, February


News from 2013

  • Ford Escort Mk1 Twin-Cam exhibited on the AVO club Stand at the NEC Classic Car Show - November
  • Ford Capri RS3100 exhibited on the Ford Capri Mk1 Owners' Stand at the NEC Classic Car Show - November
  • Mk1 Ford Escort RS2000 arrives from France for full Restoration and converting to Rally specification - September
  • Mk1 Ford Capri wins 'People's Choice' Award at the 7th Ace Cafe Capri Show - September
  • Mk1 Ford Capri RS3100 wins 'Best Classic' Award at Old Skool Ford Summer Show - September
  • Ford Capri awarded 'Best Mk2', European Capri Post Meeting, Speyer, Germany - June
  • Ford Escort Mk1 Twincam awarded 'Best in class', National AVO day - June
  • Ford Capri Mk2 wins 'Best Modified', National Day, Capri Mk2 Register - June
  • Ford Capri Mk2 awarded 3rd place, National Day, Capri Mk2 Register - June
  • Ford Capri RS3100 awarded 'Best British 2013' at Tuncurry Motorfest show, Australia - June
  • First completed restoration for 2013 - Ford Capri Mk3 3.0S - February
  • Ford Capri RS3100 awarded 2nd place for 'Best Capri Mk1' at 'Small Ford Sunday' show, Australia - February


Restore-A-Ford, the Ford Specialists excelling in Classic Car Restoration
RS . Ford Capri . RS3100 . 280 Brooklands . Ford Escort . Lotus . Twincam . Escort Mexico . Cosworth . RS2000 . Cortina