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    Hi, Milan, I still deal with this company today,...

    Hi, Milan, I still deal with this company today, J.P.R. Johnsons piston rings, very good firm to deal with
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    Trevor, is this the same Bob Gibbons as part of...

    Trevor, is this the same Bob Gibbons as part of the Hope gibbons company from wellington, If so he retired to Puketona between paihia & kerikeri, He had model A at that time, I only found out about...
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    I was always of the understanding that Bantam was...

    I was always of the understanding that Bantam was the original builder / designer of the jeep but could not build enough of them to supply the military
  4. Yes please Ken, great stuff to hear about.

    Yes please Ken, great stuff to hear about.
  5. Must ask my daughter if she went along, she lives...

    Must ask my daughter if she went along, she lives in omokoroa as well, are you coming up to auck again soon Roger at end of month for smales farm or anything like that, be great to catch up, Have...
  6. was this a 3carb model when built as there was...

    was this a 3carb model when built as there was one at the waipu car show last weekend,Jayne had her first drive in A95 as I was riding my 750 honda. over one thousand cars & bikes turned up on the...
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    Will power down in austin

    Will power down in austin
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    Or Locost

    Or Locost
  9. We competed against the orchid special when owned...

    We competed against the orchid special when owned by Doug St George in the mid 90's gymkhana's & sprint's etc. I presume it was the same car
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    And myselt talking to Fred at the northland...

    And myselt talking to Fred at the northland special at domain hillclimb [top photo]
  11. I started my apprenticeship at Cowling Bros, ford...

    I started my apprenticeship at Cowling Bros, ford dealer's on broadway in 1957 Maurice Cowling,of speedway fame was the bosses son who had just started primary school about the same time. bradford...
  12. Morrie Given photographer was my uncle

    Morrie Given photographer was my uncle
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    Yes, 2007, locost & jaguar both same age, gues...

    Yes, 2007, locost & jaguar both same age, gues the signature on bottom photo, not you Roger, you know.
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    Nice to see my locost next to the alfriston...

    Nice to see my locost next to the alfriston jaguar, myself leaning against it, Elleslie concourse
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    How about a Marcos or mini for the millionth view...

    How about a Marcos or mini for the millionth view Ray, looking forward to it, cheer's Kev.
  16. Shot down to Taihape on wednesday & picked up a...

    Shot down to Taihape on wednesday & picked up a 3ltr motor & gearbox to overhaul for our car, they were about to be burried in a big hole with tons of other parts, round trip 1200km back home in...
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    No Rhys, that's Jayne, took A95 for it's first...

    No Rhys, that's Jayne, took A95 for it's first out of town yesterday, went well.
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    Kinda depends on how much water, I would go for...

    Kinda depends on how much water, I would go for 500ml, you need plenty of petrol in tank to soak up meths though.
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    Sounds like simmilar head job to what I did with...

    Sounds like simmilar head job to what I did with my A90 back in the sixtie's, I used 3 of the original A90 zenith carbs, a racer brown american cam grind by those famous NZ camgrinders Mundell &...
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    No, used to be,is now more like the green in the...

    No, used to be,is now more like the green in the side flash but now has white flash & roof , old rusty & bent bumpers have now been incoorporated into body contours
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    We are looking forward to it, We should be easy...

    We are looking forward to it, We should be easy to find as not a lot of A95's around & only one in this green, see you there
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    [QUOTE=Roger Dowding;73115]Yep the MX5 is going,...

    [QUOTE=Roger Dowding;73115]Yep the MX5 is going, with the repair done and a warrant - just - a couple of things to do before the next one is due.
    Driving OK, but because we got a bit of water in the...
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    Roger, my offer still stands, I have a half...

    Roger, my offer still stands, I have a half trailer that I have towed mx5's on in the past, if I can help with your repairs, I am only happy to do so, regards Kev
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    I see my black A90 in the reverse race. Have just...

    I see my black A90 in the reverse race. Have just repainted recently purchased A95 so almost road ready
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    Used to be a bantam in TeAroha back in the 50s/60...

    Used to be a bantam in TeAroha back in the 50s/60 neat little car. Bantam also won the contract to build the WW2 jeep to their design but could not produce enough so lost the contract
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