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by Fordgt4
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: '63 LC Clone
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: '63 LC Clone

That one bid up to $24,250 with reserve not met on BAT just before Christmas. Extensive dialog with the seller & typical BAT commentary from the peanut gallery might yield further info ?
by Fordgt4
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: BAT: '68 Cortina GT
Replies: 14
Views: 1576

Re: BAT: '68 Cortina GT

Wellie is Brit slang for Wellington Boot, as in Rubber boots to you Americans. So somebody who drives aggressively uses a lot of throttle, ie. has big boots. Hence the Brit phrase of "Giving it Wellie", plus of course the come on to a mate to "Boot it" meaning accelerate quickly.
by Fordgt4
Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Events
Topic: English Fords to be featured at major MidWest show in 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 12413

Never mind, found it buried on the actual show entry form as a "rare gems" class :D
by Fordgt4
Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: English Fords to be featured at major MidWest show in 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 12413

Where did you get the info of Engllsh Fords being featured as "rare gem" ?

The Gilmore website says the featured marque is MG and the "Mad Dogs & Englishmen" website, while showing this event on their cal makes no mention of English Fords at all.

Thnx,

Bill D.
by Fordgt4
Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: Reconnecting from Dexter, MI
Replies: 3
Views: 5201

Reconnecting from Dexter, MI

Hi, This is Bill Davidson from Dexter Michigan. I used to be a member many years ago but lost touch for a variety of reasons. I currently have three Mercury Capri's (74 2.0L 5 speed, 74 2.8L auto & 72 2.6L auto). The 72 has 13,729 original miles & will be sold when I finish a light mechanical restor...