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Owing to the current ongoing situation, the DTCA 2020 AGM which had been booked for the end of June, cannot now take place.   We will have to try and reschedule for later in the year once matters are clearer.

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-416 Ford Transit Van 'Tarmac' (1975-78)

Has anyone come across a 416 Ford Transit van in beige, bearing "Tarmac" decals? I don't think that the John Gay Code 2 range extended to a 416 van, so this model could be someone's Code 3 effort. However, if someone else has seen one before I'd appreciate hearing about it.

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Back in the late 1980's I stripped and repainted three "Motorway Services" Transit vans into authentic Tarmac livery for a friend who had worked for the company. They were all the earlier-style Mk1 bonnet type, but with only an opening side-loading door and lift-up tailgate. They all had the orange roof beacon. The cast wheels were silver with five wheelnuts and hub details. The colour was actual Tarmac-specification paint, more of an olive-green than beige. The transfers were the then-current typeface and multiple "T" symbols in black and white, available commercially at the time, perhaps from Kingfisher models. My friend passed away just over two years ago, and I know that the family disposed of his model collection to a dealer - maybe you have one of these. I did not take any photographs at the time, but remember painting the interior mouldings matt dark grey.  I think John Gay had done  the 410 Bedford van in a similar livery a few years earlier. 

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Joined: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:56

Are you talking about this one ?

Kind regards

Richard

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Hi Richard, same casting and a very similar job, but the ones I did had silver bumpers and grille, and they had orange roof beacons.  I think those are the same transfers that I used. The paint may have been a little darker on mine, and I had painted the interiors a darker shade of grey too.

Kevin.