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The Car in Front is a…

…Daimler of course.  It would seem that they were the first there with the famous slogan and not the well known modern Japanese manufacturer.                                Today’s main job has been an SP250 – better known to many as the “Dart”. I … Continue reading

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Driving Nicely

Went out to run a few errands in the MK2 today – it’s running really nicely. That’s fairly remarkable as it happens, since it doesn’t seem to have had an engine rebuild since new. Admittedly it has only covered 68 … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Interesting Project

The conversion of a Scimitar SE5A to a Ford type 9 five speed gearbox. Not the first time it’s been done so I have been looking into the feasability – not least in economic terms – of doing a conversion. … Continue reading

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The Jag

This January we added a new car to the Thetford fleet.  It’s a 1960 Jaguar MK2 2.4 automatic, it is Cherine’s cherished mode of transport and you can see it in the mast – head to the blog.  Since Cherine … Continue reading

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A new blog

Hello and welcome to my new blog at thetfords.com! I shall be doing my best to keep things up to date with news from the workshop and from daily vintage and classic motoring. For those who (like me) haven’t had … Continue reading

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