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  1. Thread: Bill Stone

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    Update on the March of Bill Stone Chassis now...

    Update on the March of Bill Stone
    Chassis now sandblasted ready to carry out the repair work.
    I have made contact with Martin Lucas who has given me some good "intel" Bill passed to him on their...
  2. Thread: Bill Stone

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    25783March FFord as imported dismantled and now...

    25783March FFord as imported dismantled and now stripped sandblasted
  3. Thread: M8A sold

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    Out of curiosity why was a deal not thrashed out...

    Out of curiosity why was a deal not thrashed out when the $$ was being discussed with UK HQ for the car to come back every so often to NZ
    1 HD festivals
    2 Bruce McL anniversaries
    3 Royal visits...
  4. Thread: M8A sold

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    Out of curiosity why was a deal not thrashed out...

    Out of curiosity why was a deal not thrashed out when the $$ was being discussed with UK HQ for the car to come back every so often to NZ
    1 HD festivals
    2 Bruce McL anniversaries
    3 Royal visits...
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    Don't be too dis heartened by the "shambles" for...

    Don't be too dis heartened by the "shambles" for Historic racing in NZ.
    Look at exactly what you have there
    1 3 million people and how many race licences holders there then compare to Oz 20...
  6. Thread: Bill Stone

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    yes the cunning plan is to get down for that of...

    yes the cunning plan is to get down for that
    of course need some $ to restore car in 6 months so its ready to ship in time
    i dont consider myself old but i can sure Fart and i have some FFords...
  7. Thread: Bill Stone

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    I have bought the ex works March 708/ 718 that...

    I have bought the ex works March 708/ 718 that Bill raced in the UK to restore- i agreed to buy it a year ago once i had found out about it.
    My plan is to rebuild it and come to NZ with it and do...
  8. yes Wally Pratt was his real name and he was an...

    yes Wally Pratt was his real name and he was an old guy when he sprinted his Fiat Abarth 1000 tt in the 70s and 80s
    i do recall seeing his name in Autosport obituary

    Times have changed and he...
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    Yes i heard that CAMS ( morons of motorsport)...

    Yes i heard that CAMS ( morons of motorsport) have ditched FFord without consulting anyone in favour of F4 thats means now someone has to go and buy new cars ship to Oz and get a series running...
  10. Thread: RUSH

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    Rush was a good film as far as the average punter...

    Rush was a good film as far as the average punter is concerned

    I supplied 3 cars for the Film and i knew what was going on with the filming scenes cars etc as my buddy was also driving the truck...
  11. Many Italians used non de plums to go racing...

    Many Italians used non de plums to go racing
    some to avoid family riot of them racing against parents wishes ( as jackie stewart did with A N Other at his first few races)
    some presume to deter...
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    Ive not seen Simon race his dads RT4 car but I'm...

    Ive not seen Simon race his dads RT4 car but I'm told its much the same way
    Anyway he is Irish and they are as mad as hatters!:)
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    Reynard FF89 Formula Ford

    For Sale
    Just restored raced once 1989 Reynard FFord car
    lots spent on rebuilding the car new this that n the other
    gearbox rebuilt new bodywork belts fore system in date etc
    Many spare parts...
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    Impwagon You have some incorrect info for the...

    Impwagon
    You have some incorrect info for the Thruxton chicane photo Your photo shows Homewood leading Jeff Ward in the Greatham ( space frame) Imp the Mini is I am sure 1300 cc car of Phil Winter...
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    My mechanics knows a man that works at AM racing...

    My mechanics knows a man that works at AM racing and i was told some facts of the accident some I will not repeat.
    The car had got out of shape driver applied full throttle to bring the car back...
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    It is looking good for you guys down there one...

    It is looking good for you guys down there one thing that came up in discussion over here was the Ford contribution or lack of it and the notion that Formula Ford should be re branded Formula Kent...
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    Yes Howard i know Colin Vandervell was a front...

    Yes Howard i know Colin Vandervell was a front running driver in his day in various categories
    after F3 he had a go at Touring cars in a Capri and then i think he decided to concentrate on business
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    Colin Vandervell was GAV son and he raced in...

    Colin Vandervell was GAV son and he raced in British F3 in the 1970s
    I also know the daughter "Miki " married " below" her status and was cut off from the family and she was racing Minis at Brands...
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    March cars are classic to rebuild/replicate ( i...

    March cars are classic to rebuild/replicate ( i know of 1 person good at making 761 cars!)
    McLaren M8s are another car that have been crashed rebuilt in period and then the old tub 5-20 years later...
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    741...

    741
    http://www.britishracecar.com/SteveCook-March-741.htm
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    March 741 cars where crashed bashed written off...

    March 741 cars where crashed bashed written off many times by the Monza Gorilla that it has been hard to keep tabs on these cars
    its well known he had 4 tubs on his car
    I know of a man who has 1...
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    its better than a kick in the pants but is it...

    its better than a kick in the pants but is it enough to generate 2 way traffic to race and gee up folk to make the effort?
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    ferry crossing why not go to the shipping...

    ferry crossing
    why not go to the shipping company and ask them to do a deal $100 FFord van trailer car to cross the sea to do the races and give them branding on cars or the festival title
    Surely...
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    1 how many ideas are being utilised that have...

    1 how many ideas are being utilised that have been put forward by a Pom?? !!
    2 Sold the 92 Ray at the weekend locally
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    I have 92 Ray on the button for sale champ of...

    I have 92 Ray on the button for sale champ of brands 93 c/ship winner 7k= $13k ish
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