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Re: EBay Finds

Post by MLOR » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:43 pm

The Market Garden where I had a Saturday job, when at school, had a fleet of Farinas.
Some as Farina intended, which were used as crew buses with a 15 year old driving 7 other 14 & 15 year olds crammed into the car, out along the field tracks to plant or cut lettuces or brussel sprouts.
Some cut down to make pickups with a flat bed, to carry the seedling lettuces, driven by a 17 year old as obviously more care needs to be taken of lettuce seedlings than boys....
Round the back of the poly-tunnels was a grave yard of Farinas ready to be cannibalised.

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Re: EBay Finds

Post by mercrocker » Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:12 am

Not sure what's easiest here - getting 10K together or finding a use for it. I suppose you could always cruise round like Elvis in his Crown Electric days.

Flippin' love it though.....One of the last ones, amazing how long they lasted in production.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-C8000-c ... 263356cab6:

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Re: EBay Finds

Post by panhard65 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:49 pm

Another crappy hearse in Barcelona. No test or insurance on it will make it hard to drive home.
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Re: EBay Finds

Post by Bangernomics » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:25 pm

That’d make a great pickup
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Re: EBay Finds

Post by DodgeRover » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:55 pm

Got a10% off eBay coupon, don't know if it will work for anybody else but worth a go
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Post by brandersnatch » Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:36 pm

That made me go ‘oof!’ Then I read the description. Rover V8 and 5 speed box. Lovely.
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Post by Hooli » Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:50 pm

That is a proper car.
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Re: EBay Finds

Post by mercrocker » Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:21 pm

Mate had an FD with the Rover and 5 speed. Made a very nice ride. Much as I dislike Minilites - WTF is it with those fucking things - the ride height and filled arches make that estate car look like they should have done new. Just need to sort the number plate font and tighten up those wonky Square 8s......
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