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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.
  2. 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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    There is a great story about it on Dont Wash...

    There is a great story about it on Dont Wash Mine, by Kirk F White.
  13. Yes, was 1956 A90, now have A95, almost ready for...

    Yes, was 1956 A90, now have A95, almost ready for final paint then W.O.F. & registration but all on hold at the moment
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    Ray, we have an ocean full of large snapper up...

    Ray, we have an ocean full of large snapper up here & boat full of fuel & bait & lot's of time & no waiting at the boat ramp & calm water & not allowed to go fishing so am going to go to yard with...
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    In Eoin Young's book classic racers there is a...

    In Eoin Young's book classic racers there is a photo ofJohny Mansel in the Tec Mec chasing a Cooper, car has exhaust pipes coming out both sides of engine cover.
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    Yes , correct, must have had motor change, the...

    Yes , correct, must have had motor change, the one that I remember had the famous fuelie injection system that came out in corvette's which I believe was only fitted to the 327 motor, including...
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    1961 Renwick 50 Rod Coppins Tec Mec4650cc

    1961 Renwick 50 Rod Coppins Tec Mec4650cc
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    The one I remember had a 327 fuel injected chev,...

    The one I remember had a 327 fuel injected chev, Johny Mansel comes to mind, I remember it looking rather beat up at the time, was there more than one Tec Mec. or repowered in later life.
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    Ray, I always thought the Tec Mec was a 250f with...

    Ray, I always thought the Tec Mec was a 250f with Chev v8 power, would love to know what else powered them
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    Send it up north young man

    Send it up north young man
  21. Would love to know exactly what they did in the...

    Would love to know exactly what they did in the way of mods, black & white no3 is an A50 great pic's, thank's Guy's
  22. Yes bumpers are beaten up rusty mess so not...

    Yes bumpers are beaten up rusty mess so not really pos to even take moulds off, late model Jeep with 5inch or 127 mm pcd but they have a large offset, but come in sizes 16X7 upwards will fidd...
  23. Thank's Rhys, just need to get roadworthy at...

    Thank's Rhys, just need to get roadworthy at moment, reg on hold so very little to do, will then look for cyl, head etc, need's a bit of time on repaint but not sure if I will get away with bumpers...
  24. My old A90 was bored out to 3LTR. moded head with...

    My old A90 was bored out to 3LTR. moded head with 3 carb's & cam, went well, will not be doing any meck mod's at present just cosmetic as zink based chrome & bumpers are not good, have removed...
  25. shifting slightly sideways here but have just...

    shifting slightly sideways here but have just purchased a 1958 Austin A95, very rust free with very good mechanicals, paint & chrome poor, a blank canvass at the moment as not sure what to do with...
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