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maccaman

im putting this up in a vein plea for your help folks in the early hours of sunday morning my cherished car was stolen from outside my house id only fetched it home as it was enterd in to the ford fair 2013 event usually kept in secure storage its a 1969 for escort mk1 reg no sum 691g restored to show standard in olympic blue 1300e wings fitted 1300 e wheels alot of hard work gone into a 13 year resto stolen from barnsley south yorks police dont reckon ill see it again as i found the no plates near to where it was parked to say am gutted is an understatement  the car was my first ever car in the early 80s i bought it back in 2000 and just finished restoring it its got the origonal 1100 motor in it any info pls help i kan offer a good reward for any info leading to the return of vehicle or for the arrest of the scumbag that stole my mk1 any info treated in total descretion thnks for taking the time to read kind regards jon 

Preee

Truely sorry to hear about this , i really hope it turns up.

maccaman

thanks preee im looking on the bright side it mite turn up 

calmcdermott
I'll keep my eye out in the bradford/leeds area
maccaman

I'll keep my eye out in the bradford/leeds area

thanks m8 

hubby1959

I'll keep an eye out in the Rotherham area, I assume it's the blue one in your avatar, quite a distinctive model and colour, hopefully should be easy to spot.

 

Could you put up some bigger pics so we can print them out and keep them in our cars, just in case

maccaman

I'll keep an eye out in the Rotherham area, I assume it's the blue one in your avatar, quite a distinctive model and colour, hopefully should be easy to spot.

 

Could you put up some bigger pics so we can print them out and keep them in our cars, just in case

thnks m8 ill sort some out and put some on it is the one in my avatar 

salsheikh

Hi John

 

sorry to hear about this mate. i really hope it turns up. post this on facebook if you can mate, the more people get to know the more chances you have.

 

I'll try and put some posts up on other forums i am on

georgen

surely this is too clean and good of an example to just fall off the face of the planet, hope the word spreads quick and wide and makes it too hot too handle. hope its returned unmarked to you mate. 

maccaman

thnks for your replies prob miles away now but mite turn up one way or the other id recognise the shell anywhere as ive had it stripped for over 12 years got some bits tht you know like the back of your hand if you know what i mean 

maccaman

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another photo it had 1300e badges on but wernt on recently it did look like a 1300e ah suppose wings wheels vinyl roof 

mixmasterlooney

What a terrible thing, truly sorry to hear such an awful thing has happened after all your hard work! it takes some balls and knowledge to steal something like that, worth while ask around at local garages it might help

maccaman

What a terrible thing, truly sorry to hear such an awful thing has happened after all your hard work! it takes some balls and knowledge to steal something like that, worth while ask around at local garages it might help

your rite what you say anyone whos into escorts knows surely its going to be hard hiding it im hoping it turns up or it was a local lout that wanted a lift home and just dumped it somewhere 

mixmasterlooney

Post it up on the ford owners club facebook page asap mate https://www.facebook.com/fordownersclub

 

I will share it with some of the other car clubs i know

 

Or you can add me to facebook https://www.facebook.com/mixmasterlooney

maccaman

not on facebook m8 might get on but last time i got hounded by someone 

maccaman

no news on my escort insurance have asked for all my documents and keys makes it sound like they dont think its going to turn up i made it clear i want it back if it turns up got an email asking what i value it at thing is what do you value a classic at you cant put sentinental value on something its only 3 previous keepers and one of them was me years ago as my first car the main reason i bought it back 67000 miles is all its done im still hoping on its return its just pissed me off this whole thing you cant have anything without someone pinching it and thing is ill not find another like it what would you guys do in valueing it appologies on going on about it but im steaming 

stef123
Very sorry to hear about this one!

I guess without an independent valuation on the car they will give you market value? Which lets be honest, will ever replace what you have lost.
Send them as many in depth photos of the restoration if you have them and receipts etc to try ad prove what you have invested.

Its sad to think that there are scum out there who go to shows just to see what they can/will steal! I hate to bring it up but you never know, maybe you spoke to them at some point and just don't know it.

I do hope it is returned to you in the condition it left. If only I could help you.
maccaman

Very sorry to hear about this one!

I guess without an independent valuation on the car they will give you market value? Which lets be honest, will ever replace what you have lost.
Send them as many in depth photos of the restoration if you have them and receipts etc to try ad prove what you have invested.

Its sad to think that there are scum out there who go to shows just to see what they can/will steal! I hate to bring it up but you never know, maybe you spoke to them at some point and just don't know it.

I do hope it is returned to you in the condition it left. If only I could help you.

 

im hoping so m8 looking unlikely now its put me off owning a classic motor now and the fact you cant trust folk like you used to ive put extra security on my motorbike though its made me paranoid someones going to pinch that now 

salsheikh

there can never be enough security. i hard some shouting last night where i live (next to an industrial unit) and clearly heard " get away from the effing gates and do not return" so gives me a bit of nervousness as you dont know what the scum are after.

 

I really hope you find your car asap and in one piece mate.

 

I've ordered some telescopic posts for my drive even though my car is in the garage. wife aint happy and thinks i'm paranoid. updating the cctv soon too to a better spec.

Stogies
Sorry to hear about that bud, I imagine you have a lot of anger and upset building up!

I'm in the Liverpool area, but all the same will keep an eye out. You never know!

Fingers crossed it's spotted.
jeebowhite

Will keep an eye out around the kent area, might also ask some of the lads who drive the country to keep an eye out and see if they come across it, its hardly in-distinctive now is it!

 

I hope it turns up soon! but if I find myself behind one, I will have the bobbies on its tail one way or another...

maccaman

Will keep an eye out around the kent area, might also ask some of the lads who drive the country to keep an eye out and see if they come across it, its hardly in-distinctive now is it!

 

I hope it turns up soon! but if I find myself behind one, I will have the bobbies on its tail one way or another...

 

thnks m8 i suppose it could be anywhere its over a week on now not heard anything police wouldnt even come out and fingerprint the reg plate i found its annoying im guessing im not going to see it now 

escortmad79

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Philf1

Some people are just utter scum and should be locked up and key thrown away but no doubt he had a troubled upbringing or some other c**p. Someone tried to do my house twice when I had the Scooby but luckily they were too stupid to actually get in and my last car was done when I accidently forgot to lock it one night when the coppers caught him the little scrote said I deserved it cause Ididn't lock it like I forced his grubby little hands to try the door!

 

I will keep an eye out in West Yorkshireforyou. My first car was a K reg MK1 in yellow so I understand your love for them, fingers crossed for you.

maccaman

thanks for your replies chaps 

maccaman

a month now since it got stolen no news at all......many  thnks to a forum member who kindly put a link up in a magazine though 

at least its getting a wider range of audience now ... insurance company value it at 6500 the engineer said he knows everything about these cars and he has one i asked would you sell yours for 6500 he didnt reply they said id get market value for it i had to send links to simlar cars advertised which ive done just waiting now for their reply 

salsheikh

ah mate gutted for you. i hope you get a good price for it.

DAN222

Just found this thread. 

 

Really really sorry. 

 

It makes me so angry that some xxxx would want to do this. 

 

Will still be keeping an eye in the west midlands. 

 

I hope they give you a fair price. 

maccaman

thnks folks not much hope seeing it again so going to look for another now 

msajohnson94

sorry to hear about that. thats a good looking escort you got there hopefully it will turn up soon.

BigD

OK, rant coming up.

 

South Yorkshire Police are useless - could not find their own a%% with both hands and a diagram.  For them to just dismiss it with "you'll never see that again" just makes them look even more lazy than I had them down for.  That car, driving around with different number plates will STILL be easily identifiable.  I haven't seen a roadworthy Mk1 Escort in donkey's years.  So if they see one anywhere, it's probably yours.  ALL they have to do is use their actual EYES instead of relying on ANPR.  But I guess that's too much like hard work for the lazy, useless donut-scoffing prats.

 

I won't even go into the reasons why I have beef with SYP.  Suffice to say I ditched South Yorkshire after living there for over 30 years, because of the growing number of scumbag criminals, drug-peddlers and other such pondlife that SYP don't seem to have the ability or motivation to do anything about.

 

Thus ends my rant.

DanGersFord
Realy sorry to hear about this. It's disgusting what some folk will do to others. Here's hoping you get it back and in one peice at that

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BeccaaCat
We get them turn up here sometimes so I'll keep an eye out even though I'm not close by.
Really hope you find it all in one piece :/ x

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jeebowhite

I presume by the general lack of silence that those unfortunate to have had their cars stolen have yet to see them again?

tip tornado

sorry to hear that sad news, i will keep an eye in poole and bournemouth area, hope it will turned up soon

The Admiral
I'll keep my eyes open in the Manchester area and I'll also keep an eye on Ebay classic cars & Car and Classic etc. which I go on regular. , Good luck Mate
ZeEscort

Just a quick one, where abouts are you in SY?

 

Also sorry to hear about your loss.

alexh89
Shared via Facebook. I hope it turns up mate

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