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  1. Now sold, and soon to be heading back to the UK :)

    Now sold, and soon to be heading back to the UK :)
  2. Not necessarily, someone in Australia is...

    Not necessarily, someone in Australia is currently working out how it could be got road legal over there :)
  3. Sold

    Now Sold
  4. Ching Project car seen on Trademe - free with McLaren Replica

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/a.aspx?id=660783205

    BUY1 CAR GET1 FREE 1990
    Start price: $30,000.00
    Closes: Sun 24 Nov, 2:45 pm Listing #: 660783205
    Buy Now: $47,000

    On Road Costs: Included...
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    F1 cars are no longer officially timed, which is...

    F1 cars are no longer officially timed, which is why you get them doing donuts :) The hill record is still held by Nick Heidfeld, who drove a McLaren MP4/13 Formula One car up the hill in 41.6...
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    Seen on Trademe MG J2 1933

    An interesting car for someone?

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/a.aspx?id=569655649

    MG J2 1933 ex Grand Prix Car
    Start price: $30,000.00
    Closes: Sun 17 Mar, 9:00 pm
    Listing #: 569655649
    ...
  7. Thread: Roll cages

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    Thanks for that, you're right, it does soon add...

    Thanks for that, you're right, it does soon add up! I talked to one of the English FJ drivers at Teretonga (the pea green Lotus 22 in my photos) and he was enthusing about all the racing - he'd done...
  8. Thread: Roll cages

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    Hmm, but wouldn't that make it Formula Honda?!

    Hmm, but wouldn't that make it Formula Honda?!
  9. Thread: Roll cages

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    Not wishing to hijack the thread but, as a mere...

    Not wishing to hijack the thread but, as a mere spectator unaware of the costs of racing, does FF really cost $5,000 per meeting??!! Phew!
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    Seen on Trademe Lotus Mark VI 1955

    Expensive, but pretty - and rare! I'm sure the car is well-known to members of this Forum :)

    Copy of listing pasted in below:

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/a.aspx?id=566840254

    Lotus Mark VI 1955...
  11. Yes, the car looks absolutely amazing :) ...

    Yes, the car looks absolutely amazing :)

    Sorry, only made it down there on the Friday and that's all the photos I took - I've got heaps from last year (and 2009) though.
  12. and finally!

    http://i1295.photobucket.com/albums/b632/GPL513/Classic%20Speedfest%202013/SDC10018_zpsa13f8234.jpg
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  13. and more...

    The Fordina
    http://i1295.photobucket.com/albums/b632/GPL513/Classic%20Speedfest%202013/TheFordina_zpsc6109d04.jpg
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  14. and more...

    http://i1295.photobucket.com/albums/b632/GPL513/Classic%20Speedfest%202013/SDC10007_zpsf0747954.jpg
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  15. and more...

    The McBegg
    http://i1295.photobucket.com/albums/b632/GPL513/Classic%20Speedfest%202013/TheMcBegg_zps0b2f25e9.jpg
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  16. No pictures from Teretonga yet, so - here are...

    No pictures from Teretonga yet, so - here are some I took on the Friday test day

    The Stuart Special...
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    You can still see something very similar for the...

    You can still see something very similar for the big meetings at Teretonga these days, such as the NZ V8 meeting last month.
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    This car is also at Teretonga this weekend for...

    This car is also at Teretonga this weekend for the Classic Speedfest :)
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    and not long finished a rebuild in Invercargill....

    and not long finished a rebuild in Invercargill. It was in the paddock at Teretonga today and is scheduled to demonstrate at the Classic Speedfest there this weekend.
  20. Seen on TradeMe: Lotus 7 Series 1 Climax replica

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/a.aspx?id=562495513

    Lotus seven s 1 climax 1958
    Start price: $18,000.00
    Closes: Wed 27 Feb, 7:13 am

    On Road Costs: Included
    Kilometres: 3,500km
    Body: aluminium,...
  21. Hi, I joined the forum to try and find out more...

    Hi, I joined the forum to try and find out more about a car I had just bought and information on that has petered out. I log on every now and then to see if there are any interesting threads but very...
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    Certainly the Lotus 7 guards (particularly the...

    Certainly the Lotus 7 guards (particularly the flared ones as opposed to the cycle wings) add a fair bit of wind resistance and the headlights will add a bit more. I should have added - "and, of...
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    I should think you're spot on with the shape -...

    I should think you're spot on with the shape - the Lotus 7 shape is as aerodynamic as a brick :(

    Wikipedia
    The Eleven was designed by Colin Chapman and fitted with a sleek body designed by...
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    It's a 1971 GTV engine of 1962cc on twin...

    It's a 1971 GTV engine of 1962cc on twin Dellortos and (according to the history) an EB Spares 11 cam so should have (or had when the engine was built!) at least the bhp you quote. It certainly goes...
  25. Good question! The TradeMe listing gives no real...

    Good question! The TradeMe listing gives no real information but I thought someone on here might know something. I'm not interested in buying the car so don't want to go asking the vendor questions...
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