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An attempt to cross a deep ford in a classic car did not go well for a filmed driver.

Uploaded by user @bengregers on TikTok, the video shows a 1929 Morris Oxford trying to cross water.

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The driver of this 1929 Morris Oxford tried to cross a ford1 credit

The vintage open-top engine is driven by a man who appears to have his son with him in the passenger seat.

Judging by the hashtags on the video, it’s Rufford Ford in Nottinghamshire, who claimed multiple engines, many of which were caught on camera and shared online.

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The video is shot using a smartphone from a side bank and begins to show the Morris making its way through the water.

Compared to other social media videos of the ford, the water doesn’t seem that deep.

So it seems strange that the Morris driver would hit the water at such high speed, sending water into his radiator.

The old car stops halfway as steam comes out of its engine.

The driver tries to get it running again, but gives up and gets out to inspect the problem.

There was a mixture of confusion and concern for the old engine in the comments.

Mini drives in Ford and FLOATS through - no one can believe what happens next
The driver of the van confidently sinks into a deep ford but crushes his own bumper

One said: “The saddest thing I’ve seen 😢”

Another said: “Why does everyone think you have to go fast lmao 🤣”

Another: “All he had to do was go really slow and it wouldn’t have happened.”

While a fourth said: ‘I hope he knows how to rebuild the engines because there’s no way this thing can be scrapped.’

But its input speed is too high and water splashes the radiator

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But its input speed is too high and water splashes the radiatorCredit: TIKTOK – @BENGREGERS
The driver tries to start the old engine but has to investigate the engine

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The driver tries to start the old engine but has to investigate the engineCredit: TIKTOK – @BENGREGERS
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