THE SLEEPER ISSUE: STEALTH PAINTWORK
“I was given a tin of leftover green paint when I bought the car.That came in handy for touching up scuffs and scrapes, but I wanted a complete colour change,” confirms Jake.
He chose Ford’s own Machine Silver — found on mid-2000s Fords — and paired it with brightwork-painted gloss black. A matching set of Compomotive MS Penta five-spokes wrapped inYokohama rubber also made an appearance.
The great-spec Pinto puts out 201 bhp at the flywheel.