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DDD 700L Ford D series RecV Gloucs Cheltenham
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No: 41189   Contributor: Petros   Year: 2019   Manufacturer: Ford   Country: United Kingdom
DDD 700L Ford D series RecV Gloucs Cheltenham

Cut down from a Ford D1013/HCBA WrE

Late Alastair Collins collection - used with permission.
Picture added on 12 June 2019 at 11:10
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This unit has the split tilt HCBA cab, which was a vast improvement on the original cab configuration on the first Gloucstershire Ford D series water tenders with HCBA bodies.

These - a number of which are illustrated on this site - had the original factory cab and a separate crew cab, with a large rubber grommet surrounding the open rear window aperture between them so as to facilitate communication!

Although fairly practical, this was not exactly an elegant solution when it came to preserving the tilting feature....

Added by Rob Johnson on 18 June 2019.
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