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    You will never get it restored while those boxes...

    You will never get it restored while those boxes of beer are there!
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    Yes, Pete Delore owned my old ex 1960 Palmer...

    Yes, Pete Delore owned my old ex 1960 Palmer Lotus 20B. I ran 5.50 x15 Dunlops on wobblies on the rear. What size on your car as looks like they could be 600's. Chris Read, Arrowtown.
  3. Sam in the DIno replica, then my BCM and the Gee...

    Sam in the DIno replica, then my BCM and the Gee cee Ess.@60m Zepryr Special along side the BillMorris ERA.
  4. Frangipani?? Holden based

    Frangipani?? Holden based
  5. Cooper Vincent 'Jilly' definitely Dave Silcock....

    Cooper Vincent 'Jilly' definitely Dave Silcock. Dave had it going soooo fast everything was wired shut otherwise it would shake to bits. He won the WN street race leaving behind a huge array of...
  6. My 1955 BCM Special with Dave Mills talking to...

    My 1955 BCM Special with Dave Mills talking to Malcolm McLeod in the pits. Note the old cross plys and they were original cases with retreads of some soft compound rubber. The 1 3/4 carbs are off...
  7. Car 60 is 1964 Capella. Along side I think is...

    Car 60 is 1964 Capella. Along side I think is 'Jilly' Cooper- Dave Sillcock, then (18) The Citroen Spyder owned by Ralph Smith probably with family member driving .Front row near is Gee Cee Ess, then...
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    26610The ex Palmer 20b that I owned was once...

    26610The ex Palmer 20b that I owned was once orange although I had it in Lotus green/yellow. It is now in the UK and back to orange. If you look up 'Ecurie Scalpel' you will see a photo gallery of...
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    Great hillclimb tyres....could do with some like...

    Great hillclimb tyres....could do with some like that for the BCM today
  10. Whose Chevron was this originally before Wigston?

    Whose Chevron was this originally before Wigston?
  11. Thread: TRS quiz

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    As D Mc has already posted in 2012. "R2B was...

    As D Mc has already posted in 2012.
    "R2B was retained for many years by Prince Chula Chakrabongse, grandson of King Chulalongkorn (of King and I fame) and cousin of Prince Birabongse Bhanudej...
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    Steve, as the owner these last 40 yrs of the only...

    Steve, as the owner these last 40 yrs of the only surviving BCM single seaters can you put me in touch with the owner of the BCM V8 manifold so I can add it to the history. The ali cast insignia's on...
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    Great stuff. Started and could not stop. Is...

    Great stuff. Started and could not stop. Is late...can I go to bed now?
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    [QUOTE=John McKechnie;31250]Chris- no panic going...

    [QUOTE=John McKechnie;31250]Chris- no panic going on here.Yes I can wait till the morning. Thanks so much for your positive and reassuring reply.[/QU

    Start panicing again...have everyone around it...
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    WAIT TILL THE MORNING...I AM BOUND TO HAVE...

    WAIT TILL THE MORNING...I AM BOUND TO HAVE IT...DON'T PANIC. c
  16. Thread: Books

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    Shell Books of the 1960's?? Chris Read- Arrowtown

    Shell Books of the 1960's?? Chris Read- Arrowtown
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    I remember a F5000 at Wigram over 30 yrs ago that...

    I remember a F5000 at Wigram over 30 yrs ago that had a flat plane crank...I was a different sound and it was new to me so I asked and was told why. For 10 points who was it? (Hint an Aussie). Chris...
  18. Thread: PUKEKOHE

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    Always liked Puke as it was terror and skill....

    Always liked Puke as it was terror and skill. Grant Aitken and I did a few 8 and 6 hr B & H's in Datsuns and getting it right over the hill into the start/ finish and getting out of jail every time...
  19. You will notice Grant Aitken's sponser - Graeme...

    You will notice Grant Aitken's sponser - Graeme Dyer Auto- in the photo at post #331. Well, Graeme died this week suddenly in the Gold Coast where he was living age 67. Graeme who ran a successful...
  20. Thread: PUKEKOHE

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    Re staying at home and eating your own Chips...

    Re staying at home and eating your own Chips Amco72.....nothing to do with motor racing but I was at the Paul Simon concert last week in Dunedin and a lady in front of me at the bag search!!!! had a...
  21. What a sweet sounding motor. Think I was at...

    What a sweet sounding motor. Think I was at Bathust that year....all XJS and 635's in the first 5 or 6 placings. Can't remember who won ...Goss or Walkinshaw...was a Jag anyway. Think the Mustang was...
  22. in. :) Chris Read - Arrowtown.

    in. :) Chris Read - Arrowtown.
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    Hi Laurie May see you at Teretonga. Problem for...

    Hi Laurie
    May see you at Teretonga.
    Problem for the Kiefts for your group is that they were always fitted with 1000cc Vincents as they are today.
    Chris
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    I must have missed this thread when it...

    I must have missed this thread when it began....RE the first entry, for the record I have had the two Kiefts in my garage for 25 yrs. Photo of them is before they were shipped from the factory in...
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    Dave, Vercoe says the Wrightson became the Jason...

    Dave, Vercoe says the Wrightson became the Jason but that does not rule out a sister car, although I doubt if they made two of them in the Wrightson's workshop as I thought they would be onto them...
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