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  1. 1961 - Healeys were racing .. Ardmore and Wigram

    Ardmore 1961 - the Russell Leathers Ruddspeed 3000 amongst several Austin Healeys. P Lawson and I Fraser-Jones
    Cars were big Healeys unsure if 100's 100 Six or maybe early AH 3000's like the...
  2. Austin Healey 100, 100-Six, 3000 tri-carb and 3000 racer.

    For all the Healeyites - check out this article by " New Zealand Autocar " magazine.

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    Good stuff ERC, Ray, 1973 - had started a couple...

    Good stuff ERC, Ray,
    1973 - had started a couple of years before doing speed events in an 848 cc Mini.
    Only mods 4.5 inch ( x 10 ) reverse rim Cooper S style wheel made by Dunlop [ same rim and...
  4. Ford in New Zealand - The John Stokes books

    John Stokes published the first book in 2017 and now Volume 11 is out;
    Have borrowed both through our Library
    - had read " Putting the Car before the Horse " before -

    The second book - Volume...
  5. Watched it. Was very Ford oriented mainly...

    Watched it.
    Was very Ford oriented mainly featuring the various Fords there - not much of the racing but a good feature.
    It maybe available on " Three on Demand " - unsure about that.
    Hopefully...
  6. Car Day for Locals - a general view.

    Looking up the Hill, the main group of cars
    A few more were to the left and right beside where the photo was taken
    - more photos to come

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  7. Car Day for Locals - a few more from Pahoia

    There were very few pre-war Cars - the Plymouth already posted and then there was this a 1930's Morris Minor.
    Car is unregistered unwarranted and it would seem immobile.

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    Fords...
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    Random Car Photos indeed.

    Seeing the " Mitsuoka Viewt " on ERC's thread, and as it doesn't really fit there
    Thought the belong here
    - It / They are not even VCC Eligible as still a youngster at only 23 years old.

    The...
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    " Yeuk! didn't realise anyone had brought one of...

    " Yeuk! didn't realise anyone had brought one of those into NZ. "
    Just following Nigel's story ERC, Like you have not seen the Jaguar version but have seen others with " British Style " grilles of...
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    NSCC Competitors in 1954 on an Auckland Car Club event.

    Thanks to Milan Fistonic for this interesting magazine article - the Auckland Car Club 24 Hour " Hepolite " Trial from 1954.
    Run 24th and 25th July 1954.
    Article appeared in the " The Autocar "...
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    NSCC 1967 National Race Meeting - November 1967

    Previous post - the extract " quoted above " said that the Jim Richards photo of the Anglia was from an NSCC meeting in December 1967.

    It would seem it was either the incorrect date or was an...
  12. Pukekohe - 1967 - random image and a photo

    Herald Advert 30th October 1967 for the November 1967 National Meeting. promoted and run by NSCC

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    Club Circuit event - think this was an ACC event

    Allan Woolf and Jim Richards on the...
  13. Good stuff Ken H, Thanks for sharing .. and I...

    Good stuff Ken H,

    Thanks for sharing .. and I have been to Solvang, the " Danish Town " of the Pacific Central Coast, California - interesting place.
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    " Year: 1998 Make: NISSAN Model: MARCH Colour:...

    " Year: 1998
    Make: NISSAN
    Model: MARCH
    Colour: Grey
    Submodel: MITSUOKA VIEWT
    Body Style: Saloon
    VIN: 7AT11K03X20308959
    Plate: NGN129
    Engine No: COVERED
    Chassis: HK11-308959
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    ERC, looks like the MX5 group had a good...

    ERC, looks like the MX5 group had a good selection of cars.
    Thanks for the photos.
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    Thanks to from me for the photos Nigel, as I was...

    Thanks to from me for the photos Nigel, as I was asked by Ken to take some recently and I failed to do so.
    Cheers
    Roger. remember seeing that Hall, but not sure if this trip 28th December 2020 or...
  17. Kev, Hi, Slow reply. Auckland - was there a...

    Kev, Hi,
    Slow reply.
    Auckland - was there a week or so ago for a few days, but not the right time for Smales Farm.
    Will be good to catch up again at a future one, or a similar Car Show.
    Waipu...
  18. Car Day at Pahoia - a locally organised event

    V - Day meant Vehicle Day, on Valentines Day in the Pahoia, Omokoroa, Te Puna, Whakamarama area.
    A local show [ mentioned on the AH thread ]. A lot more than the AH BT7 were there.

    A selection ;...
  19. The Tr-Carb " AWSTIN "

    Kevin yes a Tri-Carb when built they were made for around a year in the 1961 -62 period - car originally LHD as shown by chassis number " BT7L ....
    Car owner is a member of the Austin Healey club,...
  20. " AWSTIN " a 1962 Austin Healey 3000 Mk11 BT7 tri-carb

    Saw this car today at a Car Show at Pahoia, near where I live in Omokoroa.
    Car Show was organised by the local Mechanic Brian Kirk and the local Tyre Guy Steve Abbott.
    Steve is the son of Russ...
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    ERC, thanks for the C and C photos, lots of...

    ERC, thanks for the C and C photos, lots of ragtops too !!.

    The Big Healey, a BJ8 - last of the 3000's Am unsure whose it is ??
    Do you have another shot with the Rego as it looks a bit like "...
  22. Milan, yes and I wrote it correctly on the NSCC...

    Milan, yes and I wrote it correctly on the NSCC page after seeing the note from Bob Kidd. now corrected, thanks.
  23. Thanks ERC, for the links, will take some time...

    Thanks ERC, for the links, will take some time and have a good look.

    As an aside have just got one of your NZ Classic Car mags moved on to another guy, Jonathan Paape, who has bought a 1963...
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    NSCC Dec 1967 meeting - Jim Richards

    The following picture was posted by O J McLean on the Facebook page " NZ Car related street scenes 1950-1980's "
    - with the comment ;
    " 18-year-old Jim Richards of Manurewa in his "extremely rapid"...
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    There's a couple of photos to work from in a...

    There's a couple of photos to work from in a previous post !!
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