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Whether you’re look­ing to lower your ET times for Ford Fest, or just want your fast Ford to get off the line as quickly as pos­si­ble, we take a look at how you can get your car ac­cel­er­at­ing faster…

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Our guide to mak­ing your Ford ac­cel­er­ate harder and faster.

If there’s one thing about cars that never gets old, it’s im­pres­sively fast ac­cel­er­a­tion. It’s also one of the most use­ful and us­able per­for­mance as­pects of any car. Top speed? Pretty point­less. In­cred­i­ble cor­ner­ing speed? Only use­ful on track. But ac­cel­er­a­tion, well you can use that al­most any­where – even with­out break­ing the speed limit! In fact, the 0-60mph time has long been the bench­mark statis­tic by which a car’s per­for­mance is judged.

But it’s not just a case of whack­ing a load more horse­power un­der the bon­net. Of course, power does have an ef­fect, but with so many fan­tas­tic Ford tuners around th­ese days, get­ting the bhp fig­ures is ac­tu­ally the easy bit. The tricky stuff comes when mak­ing full use of all that power. And that’s what we’re go­ing to learn about with this handy guide...

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