I got this ex hippie van from San Francisco where it was sold new. I grew up in England and was in love with big Yank cars, I still am, but since being here almost forty years my love for old Brit tin has only increased. This is the latest addition to my Enfo fleet. The van was last registered in 1991, the California black plate was issued in 1963. After putting in an electric fuel pump, a Pertronix module and a bit of wiring, she started right up. I replaced all the hydraulic parts and now she runs and drives. The piston fot the clutch slave had pushed out and was hung up. It looks like it happened years ago, maybe the reason she was laid up. Prior to the internet parts for these poor things dried up once English Ford pulled out, they were just left for dead or scrapped. She’s in amazingly solid condition with just a a little rust. All the rubber around the windows is shot, but the chrome, there isn’t much, is damn near perfect. it’s supposedly a 12 seater van, the back seats are all missing but it only has a 1703cc four cylinder engine. It is not speedy, and I cannot imagine it transporting 12 modern adults, maybe 12 scrawny Brits in 1960 was feasible. Anyway, I put some Astro Supremes and thin white wall tires on it. The plan is to leave the outside about as is, just fix the rust and blend the paint. The hippie stickers were canned instantly. My wife can go nuts on the interior, do it all fancy and weird. I love this thing.