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    Historic Touring car grid was last minute

    Hi Dale, The Touring car grid also declined this at the AGM last year due to proposed high entry fees. I still struggle how when organising a 'Bathurst' festival this group wasn't organised to be...
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    Lots of escort had quite different suspension....

    Lots of escort had quite different suspension. When I applied for K many years ago I was asked for the homologation of the 4 link rear suspension, I couldn't find it . This was never homologated as...
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    When I enquired about running my escort as...

    When I enquired about running my escort as invited allcomer I was told that, all comers cars were as the allcomers cars were like Zepher Corvette, custaxi etc, not modern cars, a change of plan now?...
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    944 S2 Porsche Historic Sport Sedan?

    944 S2 Porsche Historic Sport Sedan?
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    The engine I use is strong and makes the right...

    The engine I use is strong and makes the right numbers so from what people suggest gearbox should have been a problem.I used this gearbox for many years, not too many issues. Broke a selector fork...
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    I am really looking forward to getting this car...

    I am really looking forward to getting this car going again.My enthusiasm about classic car racing has been rekindled with HMC and HSC. I lost interest a while ago when I had to run my correct car...
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    Alan Boyle Viva

    I am pretty sure Mike John owns this car. I remember a few years ago seeing the shell being rebuilt, then a while later it finished. I haven't seen it run though.
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    Green car is a 1931 Chrysler ,CJ6?. I have a...

    Green car is a 1931 Chrysler ,CJ6?. I have a Sedan similar.
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    As far as I knew Kerry had a GT and a Lotus,...

    As far as I knew Kerry had a GT and a Lotus, pushrod engine was fitted to the lotus for some reason. My father owned the lotus till about 20 years ago.He sold it to guy in Auckland. It was restored ...
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    4dnut

    Hi Ross,
    My brother(Richard Jnr) and father (Richard Snr) were both running Lotus cars( a 7 S4 and Cortina). Charlie Conway had the Cooper there for Stirling Moss to drive. My family and the...
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    fond memories

    That's me on the left as a young fella. My brother and father raced at this meeting and I helped them. I remember big crowds and really cool cars.
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    That is a cool bit of gear, I think the built in...

    That is a cool bit of gear, I think the built in a shed in Coromandel all by Alex is not giving others with the credit they are due though. Yes Alex's vision and ideas and cash, but I have to say...
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    Habu, I think they are trying to accommodate old...

    Habu, I think they are trying to accommodate old shell sport cars and replicas of them. I quite like Peter's car and it goes real good for a 1500cc car. I think john has done a good job to convince...
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    I get what you are saying Rod, but we keep being...

    I get what you are saying Rod, but we keep being told it's not about the people it's about the cars. John has changed year on list to 1995, but if you look at post 504 Ralph says, started building...
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    I appreciate your comments Paul, I guess for me...

    I appreciate your comments Paul, I guess for me it is just sour grapes not being able to run so close to the actual weekend. Yes as I always said gearbox is wrong, but is a gearbox more wrong than...
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    I appreciate Ray's comments and his offer of...

    I appreciate Ray's comments and his offer of running in his series at other events, many thanks. I have never made any secret about what my car is and what is in it or mislead what is in it(unlike...
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    Just a quick note, Escort all going, but alas...

    Just a quick note, Escort all going, but alas entry in to Sports Sedans and Allcomers was declined because of the gearbox. So although I think it would have fitted in OK, and runs nice with a few of...
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    Hi Ray, Escort doesn't run on slicks(it has...

    Hi Ray,
    Escort doesn't run on slicks(it has done),I use Dot tyres. As for interior, it has door trims, hood lining, a proper dash, rear parcel tray, just doesn't have carpets and only one seat.
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    I would have liked to run my car in the Heritage...

    I would have liked to run my car in the Heritage touring cars, but gearbox is wrong. I bought a ZF for it on a punt from overseas before last festival. Cheap but condition commensurated the price....
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    I was under the understanding that YB cylinder...

    I was under the understanding that YB cylinder heads were not eligible for classic rallying overseas, that's why most escorts run BDG or the Connaught/warrior engine(which was deemed a continuation...
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    Hi I run the Zakspeed Mk1 replica, i am...

    Hi I run the Zakspeed Mk1 replica, i am desperately trying to get it going for the festival. Just had to take the engine out again to fix a small issue. Hopefully get it back in tomorrow after work....
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    My brother has a 1600 sport engine complete, fan...

    My brother has a 1600 sport engine complete, fan to clutch with manifold and carb.PM me if you want hisnumber.
    Paul
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    Hi, I haven't been on here for a while, but I...

    Hi, I haven't been on here for a while, but I will put my 2 cents in. I have a period correct Sch k RS1600, 100% correct. Due to organisers letting non compliant cars run in Classic Car racing I...
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    For T & C, period ,works and homologated extra...

    For T & C, period ,works and homologated extra are prohibited unless specified for several items. Bodywork is not mentioned so 'should' be standard. Standard by T & C wording is a vehicle of 100...
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    Houses around this area should have a caveat not...

    Houses around this area should have a caveat not to be able to complain about noise from western springs, I am sure they don't complain about the free concerts!!
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