Mk1 Granada Ghia... Ready to catch some blaggers...!!!

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grifterkid
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Well folks here is my classic... It may not be expensive nor exotic but I love it just as much as I'd love a Lamboughini Espada...!!!

Come rain or shine it gets used as often as possible (and when my pockets can stretch to some tasty Unleaded!!!) and it's a great old motor to smoke around in...

If I ever see a tatty S-Type Jag' I may have to pursue it to see if it's got a boot full of loot!!! Anyhow, I hope you good folks like it...

squidward
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Lovely car - very rare on the roads these days. Good to see one still being used. :)

jagnut12
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Yes very nice.I have always wanted one !

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I seem to remember that colour was called Roman Bronze? I always liked these from new, but as an apprentice at W.H.Perry, Ford dealers of North Finchley in the early seventies, it seemed unbelievable when we had one in the showroom which had the first ever three-grand windscreen sticker on a Ford, never before had a Ford cost so much, it seemed like a historic day. I know there is a club for these, but how many good ones survive? That one looks nice.

Chris M.

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grifterkid wrote:

Well folks here is my classic... It may not be expensive nor exotic but I love it just as much as I'd love a Lamboughini Espada...!!!

Come rain or shine it gets used as often as possible (and when my pockets can stretch to some tasty Unleaded!!!) and it's a great old motor to smoke around in...

If I ever see a tatty S-Type Jag' I may have to pursue it to see if it's got a boot full of loot!!! Anyhow, I hope you good folks like it...

"We're the Sweeney, son, and we haven't had any dinner..."

Joking apart, looks a cracking car.

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grifterkid wrote:

Well folks here is my classic... It may not be expensive nor exotic but I love it just as much as I'd love a Lamboughini Espada...!!!

Come rain or shine it gets used as often as possible (and when my pockets can stretch to some tasty Unleaded!!!) and it's a great old motor to smoke around in...

If I ever see a tatty S-Type Jag' I may have to pursue it to see if it's got a boot full of loot!!! Anyhow, I hope you good folks like it...

"We're the Sweeney, son, and we haven't had any dinner..."

Joking apart, looks a cracking car.

GreaseMonkey (not verified)

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"We're the Sweeney, son, and we haven't had any dinner..."

Joking apart, looks a cracking car.

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'Leg it lads, it's the filth'......

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Your car doesn't look that bad and it's classic so you can still hit the road and guys would look at you and think that your badass. Personally, I prefer classic cars from exotic ones, classics doesn't require expensive maintenance and a little customization would turn them into beasts.

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and there was a Pirana Granada 351'windsor' in this months mag

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GBt wrote:

and there was a Pirana Granada 351'windsor' in this months mag

At first glance, the front reminded me of a Corsair.

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Yes it certainly looked different from a Ghia, GL or S with that extra chrome and unique wheel trims. Maybe not quite as pointy as a Corsair, but of time one person will see something another might not have seen

I wrote something about an XR4 V8 before and saw a Cologne engined one the very same day, they are rare now-a bit MaxPower boy racered but pristine in black.I got stopped by a police one us going to crew for a mate in a Sunbeam TI, on the Sherwood Forest Stages, whilst doing a little more than was permissable , and surprisingly the law lads could see through the mist(and shards of rust and dust flaking off the ferous oxide and white rust wings.

This guy*if anyone knows his whereabouts it would be nice to get back in contact with Chris Donne, I co drove for, as well as another mate I did a rally with, in his RS 2000, were on board in that GLX Ford and assumed the XR4i crew were gonna throw the provernbial book in this one's direction. It was at the time of the miners strike and we were heading for Worksop in a typical flying pickets type transport-when asked to show one's licence pulled my credit card out inadvertantly, and the good cop lookes at the bad cop and they both laughed, sorry sir we dont take that one, followed by a producer-7 days to show documents and advised to take care/ to drive safely. Good ol Boys..

Oh yes PP I saw a nice stag today with the top down in light drizzle,nice one.