WYE Fords Monmouth Cortina Day

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WYE Fords Monmouth Cortina Day

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Went to above show today, really enjoyed my time there, learned two things on the way though.
1 BBC Weather forecast is :turd: , forecast sun all day, chucked it down all the way there.
2 MAP APP on mobiles is also :turd: , took me down a farm track to a dead end :lol:

Anyway, lots there & it did clear up from 11:00 to be a sunny & warm day.

Capris first;

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Selection of other Fords on show;

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And proof of false weather forecast & lying satnav :lol: ;

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Cheers, Rob
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Re: WYE Fords Monmouth Cortina Day

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Nice one Rob yes weather here been bad all week end , see you should have taken your Andrew Tom Tom :lol:
Lot of lovely Cortina’s there also love the grey cossie .
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Jasonmarie wrote: Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:36 pm Nice one Rob yes weather here been bad all week end , see you should have taken your Andrew Tom Tom :lol:
Lot of lovely Cortina’s there also love the grey cossie .
Yes, messed up there :lol: . My favourite cortina was that purple mk3 2000e , loved it, cossie & xr4i looked great too .
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Thanks for the pics Rob :)

Saw some pics inc your car on Facebook, taken by Kev from the South Wales XR Owners Club who won best stand.

Weather is a joke and not much better for this week :doh: Missed a show yesterday due to the weather, so hope next Sunday is dry at least for me and Nige to do a local show.

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andyd wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:51 am
Saw some pics inc your car on Facebook, taken by Kev from the South Wales XR Owners Club who won best stand.
Did it show the cow :turd: up the sides ? :lol:

Yes hope weather good for you this weekend, enjoy :cheers:
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Caprifan Rob wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:03 am
andyd wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:51 am
Saw some pics inc your car on Facebook, taken by Kev from the South Wales XR Owners Club who won best stand.
Did it show the cow :turd: up the sides ? :lol:

Yes hope weather good for you this weekend, enjoy :cheers:
No :turd: :wave:

:cheers:
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Hi Rob,
Brilliant photos, thanks for uploading them.
There are some amazing cars at this show, particularly the mark 2 Escorts and the Taunus coupe. It's good to see a decent turn out of Capris too, which is always a good thing!

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:27 pm It's good to see a decent turn out of Capris too, which is always a good thing!

Andrew.
Cheers Andrew, it was good to see a lot of different cars as you tend to see the same ones locally at different shows.
Forgot to post this one ;
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Focus RS there :? They get everywhere :lol:

I can see Kev's 'Blue Beast' Sierra in the background.
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andyd wrote: Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:25 pm Focus RS there :? They get everywhere :lol:

I can see Kev's 'Blue Beast' Sierra in the background.
Yes, amazingly, just the one RS. In green. & lots of chrome engine bits ..
Blue beast looks good as did all the XR cars, nice show, not the usual modern Focus/Fiesta fest. :D
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:cool: Nice photos and a good variety too Rob. Glad the weather improved. The Mk 1 Cortina Woody, late Zodiac and selection of brown Mk4 Cortina's caught my eye.
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Brooksy wrote: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:05 pm :cool: Nice photos and a good variety too Rob. Glad the weather improved. The Mk 1 Cortina Woody, late Zodiac and selection of brown Mk4 Cortina's caught my eye.
Cheers Nige, owners of Zodiac parked up, lifted out deck chairs @ sat and watched loads of people admire their car all day. Haven’t seen a woody like that MK1 in person before, took that pic of the line of brown Cortina’s as you rarely see one let alone a line up of them. Guess brown was big in late 70s 8-)
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[Cheers Nige, owners of Zodiac parked up, lifted out deck chairs @ sat and watched loads of people admire their car all day. Haven’t seen a woody like that MK1 in person before, took that pic of the line of brown Cortina’s as you rarely see one let alone a line up of them. Guess brown was big in late 70s 8-)
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Indeed, didn't know that were that many brown Mk4 Cortina's left (sadly, rust and banger racing have put pay to that). Good to see though as they were good workhorses, for family and Co car users alike. Great 70's colour.
That Woody must be rare and I think that wood effect might have been an option?
That Zodiac has to be rare; I have only ever seen a couple plus I think the Consul/Granada superceded it?
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