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Hello from Omaha

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:03 am
by NebraskaAnglia
Hello- my name is James and I am PUMPED I found you guys (and gals) and this site! Happy to be here!

Back a few months before Christmas, I picked up a 1961 Anglia 105e. Looks almost 100% original and I am excited about it's potential. Currently not running but hope to change that VERY soon.

I am sure I'll be posting/asking questions here along the way.

Anyone around here near Omaha??


Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:07 am
by NebraskaAnglia

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:46 am
by peteleo
Welcome, James. You definitely came to the right site for helpful advice. There are many members here that own 105Es includes myself.
Please continue posting pictures on your restoration progress. Pete

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:53 pm
by NYCAccountant
Welcome welcome. There aren't many of us!

Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:39 pm
by angliagt
Welcome! I've got a '60 105E - SN #126316.
What's yours?

Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:59 am
by NebraskaAnglia
angliagt wrote:Welcome! I've got a '60 105E - SN #126316.
What's yours?
Looks like # 120593
Right? Image

Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:22 am
by NebraskaAnglia
Did some cleaning, cleared out the trunk. I'd love to recover the seats. I'm thinking PLAID!!!

I've always liked early 60's Fords.....Falcon, Ranchero, Galaxie, Fairlane, F100, etc. I love the body lines on my 1961 Anglia. Can't wait to really get into it.

What is the bolt pattern on my Anglia? 4x4.25" (4x108)?


Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:24 am
by peteleo
That's about the right bolt pattern.

According to the parts book : 1960 March starts with 107058 to 130739 April 1960. So 126316 and 120593 falls between those built dates. Model 106E LHD.

Horn location should be near the radiator on early models. Pete

Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:44 pm
by NebraskaAnglia
Thanks Pete!! That's good to know!

I love having you guys and this page as a resource now.

When I got the car the seller told me; "There's a kit in trunk to convert it to RHD."

Was he talking about this (steering rack?)?Image

Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:55 pm
by peteleo
Mostly what i see. Track control arms, struts, traverse bar. There would be more parts that are only for RHD models. i.e. steering box. Pete

Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:54 pm
by angliagt
If you have an original wheel to the car,
it'll have a month/year code stamped on one of the
ears that hold the hubcaps on.Mine's stamped 4/60.
Many of these were registered as to when
they were sold.A '60 could be registered as a '61.
This was pretty common back then.

Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:40 pm
Great find! Welcome.


Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 10:41 am
by NebraskaAnglia
Hey everyone!

FINALLY got the Anglia out of the garage and now its over at my friend's work shop to get some MUCH deserved love and attention!!

I will post our progress. I will definitely be searching the "for sale" section and posting to the "wanted" ads.

Hoping to be driving the little monster by the end of the summer!

Looks like we are in need of a water pump and new engine gasket set.

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 2:42 pm
by Bob_S
Welcome! Nice looking Anglia!

Anglia 105

Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 7:56 pm
by DonG
That looks in great shape. Im still looking for a flying Anglia up here in NH. My 100E is grounded. :lol: