As the saying goes: a Ford NEVER dies!!!

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As the saying goes: a Ford NEVER dies!!!

Post by V8 fan » Sat 09 Jan 2016, 00:08

A buddy in our little village of Kleinmond drowned his 3 litre Leisure Cortina bakkie a while ago. This happened in the early hours of the morning while launching his boat. While the owner was getting the boat sorted, his mate drove the bakkie further down the slip, not perhaps knowing that the handbrake was a little bit "klaar". So, in the end the bakkie went with trailer and boat into the sea.

As there was nothing they could do, the boys went onto their business for fishing and only came back much later that day. After a week or so of cleaning, flushing, drinking, betting, more cleaning etc. the "Fordjie" finally woke up again!!!

It's still going months after this dip-dip and is owner still using it to launch his boat.

Vid is a bit long but I hope you guys enjoy it :D :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDpGtMPEEjk

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Re: As the saying goes: a Ford NEVER dies!!!

Post by First V8 » Sat 09 Jan 2016, 09:27

A wonderful story and also good to hear that it is on the road again .
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Re: As the saying goes: a Ford NEVER dies!!!

Post by FPT » Sat 09 Jan 2016, 09:55

Old Fords Never Die... :D
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Re: As the saying goes: a Ford NEVER dies!!!

Post by ZA Perana » Sat 18 Jun 2016, 22:01

FPT wrote:Old Fords Never Die... :D
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Re: As the saying goes: a Ford NEVER dies!!!

Post by RASSIE » Mon 20 Jun 2016, 06:52

+1. :D
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Re: As the saying goes: a Ford NEVER dies!!!

Post by FordEscortV8 » Tue 16 Apr 2019, 13:20

GREAT STUFF , i love this!

Great to hear its running again, one of these days my Fordjie will also run

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