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Vehicle Details for Mark 1 Ford Fiesta YJT2 **Y

The vehicle information for this Fiesta was kindly contributed by David Matthews.

Original Vehicle Spec

Registration YJT2 **Y
Vehicle Type Convertible
Vehicle Builder F.English
Mark 1
Model L
Fuel Petrol
Engine Size 1.1
Gearbox Type 4spd Manual
Year 1982
Country of registration Mainland UK
Place of registration Bournemouth
Colour Red
Current Status Unknown

Purchased by the current owner in 2003/4 with 50,000 miles and original English number plates. The badge under the Ford lozenge was missing - sold on and converted to XR2 replica, purchased back in 2010 and recently fitted with RS alloys (the 5 spokes were just a bit too modern) next up a 1.1 engine being replaced with 1.3 Engine, Gearbox, Servo and other upgrades.


The car was listed for sale by owner David Matthews in 2017 with the following write up:

The FLY has to go after 6 years, the vehicle has undergone major alterations over the last 6 years including:-

The car also comes with all 607 parts required ( 500 are various fitting rivets etc) to make another FLY all NOS / OEM worth £2000

Additional Information

Below: Pictured with previous owner David Matthews on a Netherlands trip.

Below: YJT pictured alongside the Ford Fiesta Healey and Dutch AGM Fiesta Flirt on a trip to the Netherlands