I’m at ford fair, who is here!

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I’m at ford fair, who is here!

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Just got here camping… anyone else here
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Rather underwhelming…I’m out!
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80s-new-man wrote: Sun Aug 08, 2021 10:49 am Rather underwhelming…I’m out!
Let me guess, mainly Fiesta and Focus ST's and Focus RS's :lol:
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andyd wrote: Sun Aug 08, 2021 5:47 pm
80s-new-man wrote: Sun Aug 08, 2021 10:49 am Rather underwhelming…I’m out!
Let me guess, mainly Fiesta and Focus ST's and Focus RS's :lol:
What a great guess :lol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTVGONelp_k

I spent the day at a local show with Rover P4's, and plenty of other classics including a very nice 1974 Capri 1.6 XL :cool:

It was great to have my first Mr Whippy in 2 years too :D
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Yeah… they ought to call it something else… we’ll the Capri she had a good 2.5 hr run there and back I suppose…
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80s-new-man wrote: Tue Aug 10, 2021 5:26 am Yeah… they ought to call it something else… we’ll the Capri she had a good 2.5 hr run there and back I suppose…
I've heard it called Focus Fair for years :)

As you say good to get the Capri out whatever! There was a Mk1 Ford Granda/Consul with a Cosworth engine at the show I went to on Sunday, it sounded more like a V8 :cool:
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It's a pity that the big Ford shows don't attract many classics these days.

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Tue Aug 10, 2021 7:00 pm It's a pity that the big Ford shows don't attract many classics these days.

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:agree: Andrew.

Saying that I don't want to drive a minimum of 3 hours to get to one.

Some classic owners don't gel with modern/modified car drivers and vice versa, maybe that puts them off attending same shows :?

I don't dislike the ST, RS and Mustang etc, but seeing hundreds in a field isn't my idea of a good day out. Most are modified and all much of a muchness and that's why I won't do meets now as too much I'm not interested in!
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