Geoff Tilley: 1951 Ford Twin Spinner utility

AMELIA PEPE

This priceless 1951 Ford Twin Spinner utility has strong family ties in the Tilley family after it was passed on to its current owner Geoff Tilley by his father.

“My father bought the ute new from Haig Motors in Mount Gambier and he used it regularly on the farm,” he said.

Purchased for 1200 pounds ($2061) at the time by his father, the car was used for many demanding jobs as part of dairy farming, including feeding cows.

Mr Tilley has now had ownership of the classic vehicle for around 30 years and said he has developed an obsession for restoring it to perfection.

When the ute was bought by Mr Tilley he made a number of exterior

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