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  Ford Explorer - Wikicars
Ford has no plans to create a hybrid version of the Explorer, as they have already saturated a good portion of the SUV market with the popular Escape Hybrid.
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  Ford Prefect (car) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ford Prefect was a line of British cars produced by the UK section of the Ford Motor Company.
The Ford Prefect was introduced in 1938 and built by the Ford plant in Dagenham, Essex.
The original Ford Prefect was a slight reworking of the previous year's 7Y, the first Ford car designed outside of Detroit, Michigan.
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 Encyclopedia: Ford Prefect (car)
The Ford Prefect was a line of British automobiles produced by the UK.
The original Ford Prefect was a slight reworking of the previous year's Ford 7W, the first Ford car designed outside of Detroit, Michigan.
The Prefect continued to be made with little change from the 1930s design until 1952.
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 Ford Prefect (car) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Ford Prefect was a line of (The people of Great Britain) British (4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine) cars produced by the UK section of the (additional info and facts about Ford Motor Company) Ford Motor Company.
The Ford Prefect was introduced in 1938 and built by the Ford plant in (additional info and facts about Dagenham) Dagenham, (A county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary) Essex.
The original Ford Prefect was a slight reworking of the previous year's 7Y, the first Ford car designed outside of (additional info and facts about Detroit, Michigan) Detroit, Michigan.
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 Wikipedia: Ford Anglia
The Ford Anglia name was applied to four models of car between 1939 and 1967.
The first model, launched in 1939 and given the internal Ford model code of E04A, was a simple vehicle aimed at the cheap end of the market, with few features.
An estate car (US: station wagon) version was introduced in 1961, and an upscale Anglia 123E Super in 1962 with a larger 1.2 litre engine and much other refinement.
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 Ford Prefect History
These cars have come to be known as the "Upright Fords" due to their obvious looks, rather tall and narrow, or upright.
The Prefect's displacing 1172 cc, producing 30 hp, and the Anglia's was 933 cc for 23 hp.
Ford did, however, continue to build the 100E Prefect with the new 105E engine for a short time.
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 CYBERSTEERING - Spot the Car Contest ANSWER - 1949-52 Ford Prefect
These cars have come to be known as the "Upright Fords" due to their rather tall and narrow, or upright look.
The Prefect had an interior in Bakelite imitation wood and imitation leather PVC seats The car had 6 volt electrics.
Ford Prefect was also a platform for Bombay taxis which can be seen in Hindi movies of the fifties.
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 Ford Prefect
The Ford Prefect was first introduced in 1938 and at the time was the first Ford to be designated by a model name.
These cars have come to be known as the "Upright Fords" due to their obvious looks, rather tall and narrow, or upright.
Both the Prefect and Anglia were still exceptional performers in their class and managed to win many races and rallies.
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 Ford Kent engine - ClassicFords
Originally developed in 1959 for the Ford Anglia, it is an in-line four cylinder overhead valve type engine with a cast iron cylinder head and block.
The same engine with a longer stroke and thus larger capacity was subsequently used in the Ford Classic and Classic Capri (1340cc and 1500cc), the MkI and early MkII Cortinas (1200cc and 1500cc), and the early Corsairs.
It first appeared on the Ford Escort, then was later used on the third generation Ford Fiesta.
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 Ford Prefect E93A E493A car parts spares
Ford Motor Company of Dagenham designed the 10hp 7W car for launch in March 1937, of a style and design which to which the new motor user was to become very attached, and where Ford parted from vehicle model designation of identifying letters and numbers to name it the 'Prefect'.
Ford replaced it with the Ford 100E Prefect at the end of 1953, but the success of the 10hp Ford Prefect E93A and E493A together with the export variants achieved a production build of 320,336 units.
The fledgling motoring public took the Ford Prefect to heart, the cars served well, enabling those days of 'happy motoring' to be enjoyed by the masses, a true family car, one of the Ford family.
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 Ford Prefect 107E Car Spares and Information on Fords, Prefect 107Es etc
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 D.P.P. v. Smith, [1960] All E.R. 161 (House of Lords): EXCERPT
In the boot and the back of the car were sacks containing scaffolding clips that they had just stolen.
The car was stopped in Beresford Square by the police officer on point duty in the normal course of traffic control and, while so stopped, P.C. Meehan, who was acquainted with the respondent, came to the driver's window and spoke to him.
No doubt as a result of what P.C. Meehan saw in the back of the car, he told the respondent when the traffic was released to draw in to his near-side.
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 Media.Ford.com: THIS MONTH IN FORD'S HISTORY - DECEMBER
Based on the original Prefect model introduced in 1938, the first post-war version of the car may have featured the same name but it came with handsome new styling and in a four-door saloon body.
Nearly 40 years on, Dunton continues to play a pivotal role in the development of new Ford models and it is the largest motor industry facility of its type in the United Kingdom, employing around 5,000 highly-skilled personnel.
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 Faoileag's Ford Prefect Worship Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
At school Ford was nicknamed 'Ix', which in the language of Betelgeuse V means: "a boy who is not able satisfactorily to explain what a Hrung is, nor why it should choose to collapse on Betelgeuse Seven".
The name 'Ford Prefect' was chosen by Ford after arriving on the Earth for being "nicely inconspicious" - he had skimped a bit on his preparatory research (for those of you who don't know where the joke is in the name: a 'Ford Prefect' is a car).
Ford is capable of Pheromene Control, a technique he learned from some Ex-Pralite monks running a mind surfing resort in the hills of hunian.
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 1948 Ford Anglia Tourer
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I have received an email to correct the build year of my car - I had alway though it to be a 1947 (as shown on the registration papers) - the chassis number of my car is Y360838.
The body number was assigned by Martin and King at assembly time, whereas the chassis number was assigned by Ford in Geelong to corrospond to the engine fitted to the car.
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 Ford
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A smaller car was urgently needed, Ford rushing the 933cc Model Y into production in 1933, in the process it becoming Britain's first £100 car.
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 Ford Ranger - Wikicars
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 Strange car names@Everything2.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
This car was released only in the UK in 1939 and nobody knew what to make of it.
"Prefect" does indeed seem to be an actual word, albeit obscure outside of the UK and Australia, meaning, basically, "hall monitor in primary school." "Ford Prefect" later came to be the name of a character in Douglas Adams' classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
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 A Tribute To Merv Branks & the 6 x 3
For many years (at least the years I remember) he owned a dark blue Ford Prefect car which was probably about a 1952 model.
This car was used to deliver groceries and in addition to family transport was used to travel to Riverton Rocks.
A 6 volt car battery was placed under this shelf along with any other heavy items that may have been brought onto the site.
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 Ford Prefect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
a model of car - see Ford Prefect (car)
a character in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, named after the car - see Ford Prefect (character)
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
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 Ford Prefect - TheBestLinks.com - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Ford Prefect (character), Ford Prefect (car), ...
Ford Prefect - TheBestLinks.com - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Ford Prefect (character), Ford Prefect (car), Disambig,...
Ford Prefect, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Ford Prefect (character)...
This is a disambiguation page, i.e., a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
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 Media.Ford.com: TODAY in Ford History -- April 4
Ford plans to import its revolutionary new British-made 1951 Ford Consul to the U.S. were dropped.
On April 4, 1951, Ford Motor Company announced plans to import its revolutionary new small English Ford Consul to the U.S. The plans, however, were soon scuttled by surging U.S. demand for larger, faster, flashier cars built in the States.
The English Ford Anglia and Prefect models had been sold in the U.S. since 1948, but sales fell far short of projections as America’s cheap gasoline, booming economy and changing lifestyles favored a new generation of larger, more powerful and stylish U.S. cars.
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 Cartype : Ford Ranchero
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 BBC - h2g2 - Ford Prefect
The name 'Ford Prefect' was chosen by Ford after arriving on the Earth for being “nicely inconspicuous.” Obviously, he had skimped a bit on his preparatory research (Ford Prefect is the name of a car).
Ford is capable of Pheromone Control, a technique he learned from some Ex-Pralite monks running a mind surfing resort in the hills of Hunian.
Ford’s main interests in life are parties, dancing, having a good time, drinking, and drinking.
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 Ford Prefect - www.ezboard.com
that Ford "had simply mistaken the dominant life form", although some commentators believe this explanation to be apocryphal, or at least wildly inaccurate.
For the listener/reader/viewer, Ford is the source of much explanation of the weird universe that Arthur finds himself in, for example the importance of knowing where your towel
In the novel, we are told that Ford's original name is "only pronuncible in an obscure Betelgeusian dialect" which was almost wiped out by the "Great Collapsing Hrung Disaster of Gal./Sid./Year 03758", a mysterious catastrophe which took place on the planet of Betelgeuse Seven and which Ford's father was the only man to survive.
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