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Old 01-16-2008, 01:01 PM   #1
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Hi all- new member in BC

Hello everyone. I just joined the forum. We bought a '52 flying Cloud last June. It needs some work, such as a bathroom, water system, converter, etc., to make it really useable. So hopefully that will begin to take place as soon as the tow vehicle gets it's new motor, etc. Or when I can find another "round-2-it" My tow vehicle is a 1954 Ford Country Sedan Station Wagon, which is losing it's 351W motor in favour of a 390. That will help with the hills, and I should be able to keep up to Safari57 when we travel together.
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:11 PM   #2
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that sounds like a beautiful combination of vintage Americana- any pictures, by chance?? Welcome to the forum!
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:12 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums! I was wondering when we'd hear from you (we met at TCT). Looking forward to hearing about your work on the Flying Cloud.
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:20 PM   #4
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Welcome!
Lot's of work ahead, lots of enjoyment also. Keep that in mind.
It's nice to have you here.
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:24 PM   #5
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Welcome,I have only been a member for a short time and have learned alot on this forum. I have a lodge on Quesnel Lake in B. C., it is about an hour +++ drive n.e. of Williams Lake.
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Old 01-16-2008, 02:19 PM   #6
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How's it goin' eh.
I used to live at Chilliwack and my son presently is a Cpl in the RCAF at Comox.
If I can contribute anything from a Canadian viewpoint, let me know.
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Old 01-16-2008, 02:40 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forums! I was beginning to wonder when we'd see you pop in. I'm looking forward to some pictures of your Ford and Flying Cloud.
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Old 01-16-2008, 09:39 PM   #8
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Eventually....and thanks for the welcome

EVENTUALLY I do get around to things. It took me a while to actually join the forum because I was busy with other things, like grandchildren, cars, house, etc. I also publish a list of automotive events for BC & NW Washington, that takes about 3 months every fall to compile. If anyone is interested in what is going on in BC, you can go to Event List. I have included a picture of the wagon and trailer that was taken after we got the trailer home and washed it. The other pics are of the inside as we bought it, and as it will stay until the car is finished. Which hopefully will be soon. I'm anxious to get started on the trailer.
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Old 01-16-2008, 09:49 PM   #9
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Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. Neat Rig.
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Old 01-16-2008, 09:52 PM   #10
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Sweet!!!

Great looking combo! Welcome to the forums! Happy Trails, Ed
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Old 01-16-2008, 10:13 PM   #11
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Welcome to the forums...looks like you're well into the swing of things! Fun trailer and TV combo...

Glad you could join in the fun...

Ease on down the road...
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Old 01-17-2008, 12:12 AM   #12
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Glad to "meet" you! Take off to the great white north! Oh ya, allready there!
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Old 01-17-2008, 09:19 AM   #13
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The Flying Cloud is beautiful! Do you think you'll be bringing it to this year's TCT rally?

Oh, and why didn't you want to name the trailer "Uncle Barry"?
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Old 01-17-2008, 10:09 AM   #14
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Wow! That trailer looks absolutely pristine! What a great find!
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