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Fourtrak
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Newbie 5 months ago!

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Hi I first joined 5 months ago but due to loss of wife never got round to saying hello.spent large part of my life in the motor trade, remember when decodes and valve grinding were daily chores! I now own a 1960 Traveller which k intend replacing the wood on this winter. It has a 1098cc lump, disc brakes alternator and electronic ignition. Runs well.thanks for having me and thanks to all contributors from whom I have learnt so much. Oh forgot I live near Faversham in Kent.
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Re: Newbie 5 months ago!

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Sorry to hear of your recent loss. Just wanted to say :D Welcome to our friendly forum - glad you have already found us helpful.



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Thanks Plin, started first question already!!!



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Thanks Plin, started first question already!!!



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Nice looking car.

You don't see too many black traveller's.

Do you know its history, I believe the Navy had black ones.

Sean.



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Sorry Sean not got round to history yet! Been busy getting it Road legal. Will save that project for winter nights!



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Sorry Sean dont know any history, been busy getting it Road legal. Will save history as a winter project.



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Very nice looking example. I had one with identical colour scheme, except that it was a 1961 (registration XVE 557), that had been converted to 1098cc and fitted with Wolseley 1500 drums and servo (overly powerful brakes for it, really - they would lock up quite readily, even in the dry, if you weren't careful!)


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Thanks Murice, that must have been exiting in the wet!! Car is in good condition except for 1 wheel arch top and the wood. Lot of covering up been done dread what I am going to find when I take it all off!



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