Ford E83W features in The Sun newspaper.
A rare Utilecon surfaces.
Thursday July 8, 2004 Issue of The Sun (Scottish ed.)
My thanks to Dave at The Sun for sending me a clipping, and ok'ing my mention of the article here.
The story goes on to tell how a classic car nut over the border found this E83W that had been out of action for
42 years or so, and only has 28,000 miles on the clock.
Due to years in store the bodywork and trim has actually survived very well, which is a real bonus as all
E83Wers know only too well! I've not mentioned the guy's name, but if he reads this and would like to add to this
good-luck story, please get in touch!
When new it was used as a forestry van, then spent a time being used by a local joiner until 1962 when it was
Interestingly it doesn't have Thames bonnet badges, yet has later style rear arches and beaded-edge front wings,
so I guess its from the early 1952/3 era.