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found an abandoned Trojan!
« on: January 08, 2013, 12:49:14 PM »
I found an abandoned Trojan in the UK! To big to take it home though... Who knows what it is, I only know Pre-war trojan vans.. ?????  ???

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Re: found an abandoned Trojan!
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013, 04:20:11 PM »
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With peace, van production restarted still with the original engine until 1952 when it was replaced by a Perkins diesel.
Admittedly only from the Wikipedia article, so not any form of proof.

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Re: found an abandoned Trojan!
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013, 11:33:02 PM »
The front is the same as their 25cwt forward control van, but there is something very strange about the lack of side window on the door and the aluminium trim above it? Looks like it might have been a small catering van with an opening side otherwise.

Here's a link to the road test of the 25cwt van from Commercial Motor magazine

http://archive.commercialmotor.com/article/3rd-april-1959/70/economy-still-firs-in-latest-trojan

and other stuff on the Trojan Archives page

[url]http://www.trojanmuseumtrust.org/html/post-war_comm
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Re: found an abandoned Trojan!
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2013, 09:23:09 PM »
Indeed Dave H is the man for Trojans. Many and varied are the commercials owned by the Trust now. Indeed I believe this very day he is out attempting to rescue a Trojan Balemaster on a farm. With DAve down the road I feel really quite sane!
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Re: found an abandoned Trojan!
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2013, 11:40:41 PM »
Sorry, I somehow cut the end off the url for the Trojan Archives

http://www.trojanmuseumtrust.org/html/post-war_commercials.html
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