The mugs give some idea of scale...my traction avant is about 1 mug wide in comparision ( or roughly one "Matchbox")CitroJim wrote:And here it is , happily resident
Standard engine swapped with 2.1L Ford unit, trafficators refurbished with LED units, rusty bodywork treated and resprayed to white, standard transmission swapped with synchromesh unit from later HY Van, inverter charger, auxiliary battery and additional 240V electronics fitted, additional support braces, insulation and hygienic panels installed, headlight bulbs changed with modern units, interior refurbished, modern seatbelts fitted and wheels refurbished.
Notes: Purchased from a collector in southern France as a barn find that was used as commercial vehicle (£4,500). The Ford engine used is a bored-out 2.0 liter engine from a Ford Transit. Converted into a modern commercial vehicle. Restored car taken to a garlic farm in Isle of Wight.
Yes, as all of us doing Activa V6 conversions know only too welldnsey wrote:The days when an engine / box swap involved little more than fabricating mounts and adjusting the prop shaft are long gone!