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Topic: Tickford

In the News (Wed 21 Aug 19)

  Salmons to Tickford
This was patented and became known as the Tickford All-Weather style because of its instant adaptability; previously, passengers probably just had to put up with a sudden shower.
The Autocar, commenting on coachwork at Olympia commented that it was a "striking development of adaptably designed bodywork" and "this remarkahle body should be seen by all visitors." The windows dropped down into the doors and the supports hinged down inside the body; when erecting, the hood automatically locked in to them via spring catches.
During the Thirties, Salmons were producing batches of standardised 'Tickford' open coachwork for manufacturers such as MG, Vauxhall, Rover and the Hillman Aero Minx coupe convertible.
www.btinternet.com /~aff/TickfordOwnersClub/articles/article10.htm   (1717 words)

 Tickford Ford Capri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
These stats are all from the standard tickford Capri before all the modifications to the Capri.
Tickford really did a great job for their first car in the relationship with Ford.
In '93-94 with the introduction of the SE model Capri Tickford again made a Clubsprint which was also limited to 200 cars.
members.dodo.net.au /~nlatimore/capritickford.html   (647 words)

Tickford began as a small company called Salmon and Son that built up a coachbuilding operation in the 1820s, based in Tickford Street in Newport Pagnell.
The car had a Tickford turbo engine, the rear spoiler and some minor trim items from the Tickford Capri but was far from being a complete Tickford Capri.
The Tickford theory was that the equal length manifold pipes would keep the pulses of gas as close together timewise to smooth response.
www.acolburn.co.uk /Companies/Tickford1.html   (966 words)

 NBAS: The North Bucks Archaeological Society
Tickford Priory, was founded around 1140 by Fulk Paganel (or Paynel) and is probably the earliest of all the Buckinghamshire priories.
His house in Tickford was besieged by the prior and the monks who broke his doors and windows.
In 1524 Wolsey annexed "the superfluous house of Tickford" for Christ Church College in Oxford together with all its wealth.
www.nbas.org.uk /tickford.html   (589 words)

 The Tickford Capri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Undertaken originally as a styling exercise, Tickford exhibited their special Capri at the Motor Show and were inundated with enquiries.
Tickford's aim was to produce a new 140 mph craftsman-built supercar which offered the ultimate in engineering and styling at the price of a production model.
Special high capacity radiator and oil coolers were designed and developed by Tickford, and these coupled with a low-noise electric fan built to Tickford specifications provide the additional cooling required by the modified power plant.
freespace.virgin.net /jeremy.roskrow/tickford.htm   (872 words)

 Clean-Vehicles.com : News : Prodrive acquires Tickford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Tickford, as well as being a strong and respected brand in the motor industry, is one of the United Kingdom’s leading engineering consultancies.
Tickford employs 400 people around the world and has operations in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia.
Tickford Vehicle Engineering in Australia is a joint venture with Ford, while in the US, Tickford Engelhard specialises in catalyst technology and Tickford Badillo in engine calibration.
www.clean-vehicles.com /cleanv/news/current/_cache/01-05-25-Prodrive_acquires_Tickfords.htm   (236 words)

 AutoWeb - Ford Tickford Experience set for Launch in October
Ford Australia is set to launch the Ford Tickford Experience (FTE) in October 1999 with the European designed Cougar V6 and the Falcon-based T-Series models, TE50, TS50 and TL50.
Ford Tickford Experience is positioned as a new and exciting concept with a range of stylish and sophisticated products from Australia and overseas.
The Ford Tickford Experience will be an exciting new development for vehicle enthusiasts and people who share a passion for cars and the thrill of the open road.
www.autoweb.com.au /cms/newsarticle.html?&id=FOR&doc=for9907151   (879 words)

 Ford Capri Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Tickford were a company specialising in uprating vehicles.
Modifications included the Tickford body kit which consisted of a blanked off grille, flat wheel trims, side skirts and a deep front spoiler.
Tickford were to build 100 Tickford Capri's but as we know the bottom dropped out of the Capri market as the hot hatches took over.
www.fordcapriclub.freeserve.co.uk /models/tickford.htm   (256 words)

 AutoWeb - Tickford Wins Praise for Community Work
Since 1998, a group of Tickford engineers has travelled by mini-bus from Melbourne to Cherbourg in outback Queensland to teach young children the fine art of billycart racing.
Tickford's involvement in the project started when the company received a request from Cherbourg for a billycart pattern.
Tickford Managing Director David Flint said the exercise was a great way for Tickford to put something back into the community.
www.autoweb.com.au /cms/newsarticle.html?&id=FOR&doc=for0111222   (253 words)

 AutoSpeed - New Car Test - Tickford TE50
And the Tickford TE50 is not a car that you would let a 17 or 18 year old son go out driving with his mates; further than that, it is not a car that many non-enthusiast men or women will be able to safely drive in slippery conditions.
Without traction control, the 5.6-series Tickfords are cars that would require a stern warning before being lent to a friend on a wet day; no such constraint exists with the Holdens.
So while in absolute terms the Tickford actually has good rear-end grip, in the real world of families and cars and driving, its lack of traction control is an enormous disadvantage.
www.autospeed.com /cms/article.html?&A=1363&P=1   (2164 words)

 Tickford at Clean-Vehicles.com : approved Alternative Fuel partners for Ford, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Skoda and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
At Tickford we are proud to be the approved Alternative Fuel partners for Ford, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Skoda and Daewoo.
Tickford's heritage extends back to the earliest days of the motor industry.
At the same time, our dynamic and flexible approach in a highly competitive environment has enabled Tickford to maintain an outstanding record of continuous growth throughout the past decade.
www.clean-vehicles.com /tickford   (145 words)

 [No title]
Tickford Vehicle Engineering (TVE) was formed in September 1991 as a joint venture between Tickford Ltd, an independent automotive design consultancy based in the UK and the Ford Motor Company of Australia Ltd. State of the art CAD and IT systems support the staff and ensure that the information exchange with Ford is seamless.
Tickford was using a variety of older printers, fax machines and photocopiers.
Tickford agreed on a fixed rate with Canon Finance over five years at a minimum agreed volume for the 80-100 staff at Tickford that will use the printer / copier fleet.
www.canon.com.au /about/press_room/story_506.html   (888 words)

 Automotive Engineering International Online: Tech Briefs
Tickford's particular expertise and experience covers engine development and testing, alternative fuels, and the design and manufacture of limited-edition performance vehicles for major manufacturers.
The acquisition includes Tickford's share in three joint ventures in the U.S. and Australia.
Tickford Vehicle Engineering in Australia is a joint venture with Ford.
www.sae.org /automag/techbriefs/08-2001/techb3.htm   (601 words)

 Ford Tickford TS50 (AUIII)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Tickford, as you've probably already heard, is Ford's equivalent of HSV.
Tickford hijacks partly-assembled Fords and adds its own special touch to them by modifying the engine, brakes, suspension, wheels, tires, interior and exterior.
Tickford adds a longer-throw crankshaft, billet conrods, lightweight pistons with fully floating pins, specific Tickford heads and cam, a newly cast intake plenum, and a 82mm throttle body
www.fantasycars.com /sedans/html/fordts50.html   (515 words)

 FPV - Tickford Club of NSW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
We are a group of people with a common interest in modern performance Fords (created by Tickford Vehicle Engineering, Ford, or Ford Performance Vehicles), driving them, modifying them, and having a good time.
In October 2004 they had grown big enough to become their own club, and formed the FPV and XR Club of ACT.
In January 2003, the club had grown to 180 members, and it was voted to change the name to "FPV-Tickford club of NSW", after the retirement of the Tickford name, and introduction of the FPV name.
fnq.fpvclub.com /aboutus.html   (551 words)

 Fairlane by Tickford - express limousine   20-5-98
Fairlane by Tickford brings the essence of the acclaimed EL Falcon GT to the larger Fairlane, executing an understated but purposeful high performance luxury limousine.
Tickford has thoroughly re-engineered or revised relevant areas of the GT such as drivetrain, steering, suspension, brakes and front seat pads to suit Fairlane' s different character.
Fairlane by Tickford sports its own unique chrome mesh grille, "T" (for Tickford) badging replacing Ghia, special interior trim, 17" wheels and individually numbered plates in the engine bay (numbers 001 to 100 being customer cars).
www.fastlane.com.au /News_Ford/Fairlane_Tickford.htm   (483 words)

 Aston Martin Picture Gallery - Glossary T   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Tickfords were a coachbuilding firm that was based in Newport Pagnell.
Tickford built the bodies for the DB 2/4 Mark 2 and Mark 3 after David Brown bought the company in 1954.
An engineering company, Aston Martin Tickford was then formed in 1981 and was responsible for the Tickford Lagonda, engines for the Nimrod racing car and the Tickford Capri.
www.astonmartins.com /glossary/t.htm   (260 words)

 Prodrive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Tickford, Prodrive’s joint venture with Ford in Australia, has been designing and building high performance derivatives of the Ford Falcon for more than a decade.
The latest in the XR series, the XR8, was designed by Tickford engineers at Melbourne and manufactured on the company’s own production line.
To improve handling, Tickford worked with Ford Racing to make subtle adjustments to the suspension – the result, a car which continued the Tickford mantle of producing the best handling sports saloons in Australia.
www.prodrive.com /default2.asp?M=41   (106 words)

 Prodrive acquires Tickford
Tickford was advised by Livingstone Guarantee, the UK's largest unquoted mergers and acquisitions boutique specialising in deals with values of between £5 million and £100 million plus.
Tickford’s operations in the UK and overseas will become part of this division and will help Prodrive achieve its goal of becoming a world leader in the automotive technology sector.
He joined the company at the beginning of the year and was previously a senior director with Ford, which included a period as managing director of Ford subsidiary, Aston Martin.
www.pressbox.co.uk /Detailed/1525.html   (508 words)

 Miljan's Tickford Convertibles - AU2 TS50 & XR8.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
How Ford kept it all so tight lipped we will never know - but it could have been something to do with the dies being manufactured in Germany by a company who thought it was working on the next model Mercedes.
Our source from within Fords also tell us that the mill destined for the still born 300+ is to make it's way under the TS50 version's bonnet - so Ford fans, you can begin the party now!...
Perhaps a project for the Hillier Bros (who's gunna be the first to lay their money on the line?) these convertibles look as factory as you're going to get.
www.trueblueford.com /MiljansDRWGs.html   (448 words)

 Prodrive takeover of Tickford good news for Australia  22/5/01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Tickford has operations in England and the United States, as well as being a joint venture partner in Tickford Vehicle Engineering Pty Ltd (TVE).
Another of its companies, Tickford Asia Pacific Pty Ltd (TAP), provides engineering services to TVE and other Ford associates in the Asia Pacific region.
A privately owned, A$150 million company that employs over 450 staff in the UK, Prodrive was formed in 1984 by David Richards and has grown to become one of the largest and most successful motorsport businesses in the world.
www.fastlane.com.au /News_Ford/Tickford_Prodrive.htm   (309 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
It is also popular in neigbhbouring New Zealand, where it was once assembled locally, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.
The Fairlane and LTD models, which are popular as government cars on both sides of the Tasman, use a longer wheelbase.
The GTHO Phase III, built in 1971, is the most famous of these, and was at the time the fastest sedan in the world.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/f/fo/ford_falcon.html   (604 words)

 Ford Tickford Series
All three vehicles now produce 250 kW of power at 5250 rpm and 500 Nm of torque at 4250 rpm, capable of accelerating the car from rest to 100 km/h in under six seconds.
Each 'stroked' engine carries a build plate signed by the Tickford technician who worked on it, signifying craftsmanship that goes further than any previous Tickford-enhanced engine.
The new look includes new front and rear fascias, a fl mesh grille incorporating the Tickford logo, side skirts with T-Series badging, a deeper rear bumper with exposed exhaust and a choice of unique spoilers for the TE and TS.
www.geocities.com /r112_uk/tickford.html   (711 words)

 Andrew's EL Fairmont Ghia - Affordable Luxury:
And with the Tickford motor thrown in to boot - who could say no? Well, certainly not our man Andrew who has enjoyed the luxury side of life for all of 4 months now courtesy of this particular '98 model Fairmont Ghia.
Initially Andrew wanted to fit the very same Tickford Speedline wheels fitted to the Fairlane by Tickford, but Andrew was soon put off that idea by a hefty $800 per wheel price tag (rim only!) and the reluctance by Tickford to sell them to anybody short of a 'Fairlane by Tickford' owner!!!
Bringing the whole show down a whole lot closer to mother earth than Ford ever intended are a set of Pedder's springs and shocks, lowering the front by 30mm and rear by a smaller 20mm to keep that all important rake.
www.trueblueford.com /AndrewsELghia.html   (857 words)

 Rover 800 Tickford
Once the package was defined and developed, Tickford was commissioned simply to process the final detail development and carry out low-volume component build.
It actually talks about publicly exploiting the sporting association of Tickford, and the press release which followed says : "The development of the turbo installation was carried out for Rover under contract by Tickford".
In the end, 563 examples were built, of which, many ended up in the hands of BAe executives (BAe/Rover company cars being the biggest source of UK Rover 800 registrations at the time), and, sadly, only a handful survive today.
www.austin-rover.co.uk /xxtickfordf.htm   (911 words)

 (MG Maestro)
Tickford are also responsible for manufacturing the additional body styling panels which add to the sporting and eye catching appeal of the car.
It is most appropriate that Tickford should work on the new car since going back several decades the names of Tickford and MG were synonymous in producing special bodied high performance sports cars - many of which have survived as valuable collector’s items.
Commenting on the MG project, Tickford Managing Director John Thurston said: “This new model is one of the most exiting ‘hot hatchbacks’ on the road today.
www.mgcars.org.uk /cambs.mgoc/fwd/maestro.html   (1576 words)

 Australian Ford Forums - AU 1 Tickford gas problems!!
Long story short, another "customer/ LPG expert" gave me a "flow control valve", showed me where to fit it, then instructed me how to "gut the stepper motor" on the converter, and said if that don't fix it, then a new converter is required.
The converter was $550, (not Tickford) but my receipts don't tell me what type it is, sorry.
All I know is they showed me a stack of original "Tickford" converters which they said were not adjustable and unservicable.
fordforums.com.au /printthread.php?t=10728   (2097 words)

 Testing Time For Tickford - 31/10/97   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Employees at Tickford are learning how to design, engineer and manufacture vehicles that make customers scream with delight.
The vehicles are billycarts, the customers are school children and the Tickford employees are learning all about vehicle development while having a lot of fun.
The billycarts are being produced by four Tickford teams as part of their training in vehicle design, engineering and manufacturing.
www.fastlane.com.au /News/testtime.htm   (375 words)

Ford AU Falcon has been given the Tickford (TVE) treatement, resulting in the TE50, TS50 and TL50, released in October 1999 in conjunction with the Ford Cougar V6.
Tickford Vehicle Engineering Pty Ltd (TVE) is a joint venture between Tickford and Ford (.au) that carries out special projects for Ford, including spicing up of mundane models into something a little more exclusive.
In this case there is a 200 V8 (220 on TS50), electronic sports-shift (ESS) automatic transmission, P235/45ZR17 tyres on 17" wheels (P245/40ZR18 tyres on 18" wheels on TL50), improved suspension, heavier duty brakes, 6-CD stacker, luxury seats, and driver and passenger airbags are standard.
www.4wdonline.com /Ford/AU/Tickford.html   (161 words)

 FordForums - Tickford retired with honour.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Tickford was always intended to be a manufacturing company and its mission was to facilitate the production of exciting cars for Ford Australia.
Tickford was a great engineering and manufacturing company and Ford Performance Vehicles will build on that tradition of excellence.
Tickford's are Tickford's (now even more so) not "just another Ford".
www.fordforums.com /showthread.php?t=23333   (1092 words)

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