My first car was a Ford Eight: Rego was S938, A 4 cylinder 8 horsepower 4seater 2 door sedan, and its colour was black. It had one wind screen wiper and the passenger door was held tight by a piece of wire.S938 was a survivor of the three year Japanese occupation of Singapore.
S938 was approximately 17 years of age when I adopted it by paying 450 Malayan Dollars on this day in 1953, Equiv to roughly 45 pounds sterling or three weeks wages. It had poor brakes but a loud horn, but served me well commuting from base in Singapore "HMS TERROR to my about to be new love nest in Johore Bahru Malaya, when on June 20 1953 I married my bride of eighteen - Rosemary from Portsmouth England at St Christopher's Church in Jalan Ibrahim JB, sixty years ago come the June 20. 2013, and for the inquisitive our first born Christopher arrived Sept 1954.
We are now both the senior persons within our (Known) family members.
Sad to say I parted with S938 Ford 8 when I found someone to give me a ride back and forth instead of the death defying pursuits In my beloved first car.
What was your first old bomb?
He who is not Courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing.
My present car is a 4 litre six Cyl Ford Falcon , Rego KGV 000 and is White when washed.
Vest back soon.
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