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    Great pics Ken, Wouldn't you love to have a blast...

    Great pics Ken, Wouldn't you love to have a blast in one of those!
    Cheers
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    Love the cards Roger. Fantastic to see, thanks...

    Love the cards Roger.
    Fantastic to see, thanks for posting them up.

    It is a shame with a lot of the collections needing to be re homed, I usually collect by sight and it is hard sometimes to do...
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    Roger That is still a great road today, and it...

    Roger
    That is still a great road today, and it would be great to have that brought back again as a hillclimb. Alexandra Rd and Shelly Bay are events that are still run today by the Wellington car...
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    [QUOTE=Leadfoot;70297]Thanks guys, although Roger...

    [QUOTE=Leadfoot;70297]Thanks guys, although Roger my efforts are well behind those of Paul's.

    I had a Limited Slip Diff fitted last week at Hauser Racing in Northamptonshire. I went for a...
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    Hi Lou, Nice work, I like the skid plate too...

    Hi Lou,
    Nice work, I like the skid plate too
    Cheers
  6. Ya never know John, I might be looking at you in...

    Ya never know John, I might be looking at you in in my rear vision mirror... up close.

    Thanks to all for your comments of motivation that keeps me on task more than you think!
    Calendar is on the...
  7. I have now got the rest of the fiberglass painted...

    I have now got the rest of the fiberglass painted panels fitted, the engine & gearbox still needs to go in and glass also
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    I have now moved the car out of the workshop and will be...
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    Great to see this thread has sparked some...

    Great to see this thread has sparked some preservation of more of our NZ racing history, I have been reading it all with interest.
    Perfect place to share this.
  9. Today's effort in the sweat shop, more bodywork...

    Today's effort in the sweat shop, more bodywork and interior assembly.

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    I believe the Wgtn Car club managed to secure...

    I believe the Wgtn Car club managed to secure some funding for there archive project and outsourced it to a professional company.
    Its is gold and a very important part of our NZ racing heritage.
  11. Thanks very much Bill, Just the factory 1/8 inch...

    Thanks very much Bill,
    Just the factory 1/8 inch panel gap as in the 1964 manual. Fitting the panels correctly makes a lot of difference. The trunk lid has a little deviation as you would expect...
  12. Yeah, to true Allan, and I might get my doors...

    Yeah, to true Allan, and I might get my doors blown off!
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    For Sure Roger, They are big files and years of...

    For Sure Roger,
    They are big files and years of club magazines from circa 1948 up.
    The Heatway Rally books are really interesting.
    Old gold!
    Enjoy
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    Wellington Car Club achieves now digitised

    The Wellington Car Club has a huge archive of old racing club books, Heatway rally and photos.
    They have been very fortunate to have it all put on to digital records to read, and man there is a lot...
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    [QUOTE=Steve Holmes;69988]Here is the Saturday...

    [QUOTE=Steve Holmes;69988]Here is the Saturday running of the Gerry Marshall Trophy for Group 1 Touring Cars:

    Great race Steve, Goodwood is always exciting viewing, have a look at 19.30 on this...
  16. Update: All the wiring is in now, just some tidy...

    Update:
    All the wiring is in now, just some tidy up detailing work to now. So I started fitting the body panels today. It really makes all the difference doing the pre-primer panel pre-fit and...
  17. Thanks John, Good advice, Probably much safer...

    Thanks John,
    Good advice, Probably much safer too, I will install the aluminum plates.
    Cheers
  18. Hi Lou, Thanks for your post, The 1964 Falcon...

    Hi Lou,
    Thanks for your post, The 1964 Falcon Original Monte Carlo Rallye cars had 102ltr capacity, approx 60 ltrs in the OEM tank and 42 ltrs in another tank which was mounted in Boot/trunk just...
  19. Thread: Old Race Tracks

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    Thats a great line up Ray! I love those older...

    Thats a great line up Ray! I love those older shots, do you have anymore?
    Cheers
  20. I have wired the rear mounted battery cables...

    I have wired the rear mounted battery cables today from:
    The battery mounted in the trunk to,
    The interior dash cut off switch to
    The exterior cowl mounted cut off switch to
    ...
  21. Hi Parnelli, Thanks for your post! Very true...

    Hi Parnelli,
    Thanks for your post! Very true and good advice with the Zener diode installation, to stop engine run on for a street car generator/alternator conversion (depending on the OEM wiring...
  22. Well .... where do I start? I have redone a few...

    Well .... where do I start? I have redone a few (a lot) jobs that I have not been happy with, there will be some teething issues upon start up with a full rebuild, but most of it I can only blame ME...
  23. Thanks Dave, If it goes as well as John's Monaro...

    Thanks Dave,
    If it goes as well as John's Monaro I will be stoked!

    All of the wiring is in now I have sorted the alternator conversion circuitry (which was surprisingly easy) and relocating the...
  24. I have had a couple of weeks off and then started...

    I have had a couple of weeks off and then started restoring all of the nuts, bolts & trim clips & brackets etc. Very time consuming but worth the detail to get it all looking schmecko.
    The body nuts...
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    Lucky with the chassis Rhys, I would love to see...

    Lucky with the chassis Rhys, I would love to see some progress pics as you go.
    Cheers
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