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Old 13th April 2010, 21:57
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Hi my name is Charlie, i am new to this forum and wondered if someone could help me please?

The misses has just bought herself a horsebox, its a Ford D Series 1981, good little lorry but needs a bit of TLC. I was wondering if any of you know where i can start looking for parts for these lorries?

Any help appreciated.

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Old 13th April 2010, 22:12
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Welcome, CharlieD. Pull up a floorboard and sit down.

Someone will be along soon with tales about D-Series Fords - I'm not a Ford man myself.

I'm sure that a good motor factor should be able to find most of what you need (at least the mechanical bits). Body parts might be a bit more problematical and you might need to visit breakers yards - I don't know how durable the D-series cabs are.

We've seen old vehicles that look almost like new as well as some held together by cobwebs. Maybe if you visit a rally where owners of old trucks gather you will find the necessary contacts - there is probably an enthusiasts club.

There's always ebay!
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Welcome to the forum Charlie, from the staff at Truck and bus

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If you need any mechanical advice i will be glad to help you (ex ford mechanic) thats my era 1981
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See! I told you that someone would be along soon . . .
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