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    Bloody rivet counters :) It's pretty excusable,...

    Bloody rivet counters :) It's pretty excusable, given the history GN, HRG, AFN, Godfrey and Frazer Nash to have a mix up :) The cars are pretty similar too!
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    Ray, your HRG looks much more like Frazer Nash...

    Ray, your HRG looks much more like Frazer Nash badge to me, as usual could well be wrong, but the badge shapes are different, HRG with squared off ends, FN more pointed.67518
  3. Hamilton Car Club also ran the Raglan Grass Track...

    Hamilton Car Club also ran the Raglan Grass Track events.
  4. Hi Paul, the email I have for you has failed. I'm...

    Hi Paul, the email I have for you has failed. I'm still on the one you have used previously.
  5. I was going to give my usual plaudits, then I saw...

    I was going to give my usual plaudits, then I saw the seat. Is that what they used? We can do a lot better for you Paul.
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    You both look a little less mature than the last...

    You both look a little less mature than the last time I saw you :). When was the last domain? I ran the Gordini.
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    Ray, was that tongue in cheek for a bright green...

    Ray, was that tongue in cheek for a bright green car, and a French one "C Non British Toad" :)
  8. That photo is on the first year start line. Milan...

    That photo is on the first year start line. Milan mentioned earlier that for the second year it moved further along the street to near the Catholic Church. Background church and buildings in the...
  9. Roger, my Dad was the Town Clerk of the Borough...

    Roger, my Dad was the Town Clerk of the Borough Council when the races were run. He was appointed the day the DC3 crashed on the Kaimais.
    In the pic you have in post #231 of the coupes in a cloud...
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    Another masterpiece from the house of...

    Another masterpiece from the house of masterpieces.
  11. The front engine car is, I believe, the Lola FJ...

    The front engine car is, I believe, the Lola FJ car, according to Keiron Spencer Black (Spinner), although I thought it was Histed at the time. I have no documents to confirm or deny.
    I would say...
  12. The photo with a front row of Anglia, Mini,...

    The photo with a front row of Anglia, Mini, Anglia is absolutely Broadway, the 2 story building showing above the 4 men on the right is the "Wesley Building" where most Friday nights was what would...
  13. My memory is playing games, the first photo is in...

    My memory is playing games, the first photo is in Broadway, and I don't remember a start line there at all. As usual could be wrong, but perhaps a dummy grid, as it's not too far from the pits exit?...
  14. Thanks for the link to Chris Ken. Even the...

    Thanks for the link to Chris Ken. Even the so-called deadheat had cars staggered so I have never been able to comprehend the "result"
  15. Thread: Bucklers!

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    All seems correct to me, except I note from the...

    All seems correct to me, except I note from the entry list that the Bowers car has capacity as 1250 cc
    Yes that's the paddock at Pukekohe, and what looks like the tail of another de Joux body just...
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    It is the only resource, and for that I admire...

    It is the only resource, and for that I admire Vercoe. What I don't like are the massive errors (my own car included) and when so many of us submitted corrections and a second edition kept the errors...
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    Kirk, it was not unusual for Ford 1172 motors to...

    Kirk, it was not unusual for Ford 1172 motors to be supercharged when the blower was readily available from places like Valentines in Hamilton. They and others were sellers of war surplus items into...
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    Is the Isle of Man "British" Ray? :)

    Is the Isle of Man "British" Ray? :)
  19. Thread: Bucklers!

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    Remi, that car was last owned in NZ by Steve Day,...

    Remi, that car was last owned in NZ by Steve Day, first NZ owner/builder Arthur Harris.
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    Ray, I'm surprised by the very few McLarens.

    Ray, I'm surprised by the very few McLarens.
  21. Thread: Bucklers!

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    According to the records compiled by Kelvin and I...

    According to the records compiled by Kelvin and I it was built by Arthur Harris and then to Peter Hill.
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    Alloyanum, an interesting name that reminded me...

    Alloyanum, an interesting name that reminded me of being told about the front suspension arms on the Healey (before Austin). They were made from "pistominium" according to the Healey family. When I...
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    Ken, sent you a message.

    Ken, sent you a message.
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    OK, on Grandprixhistory link I posted, first...

    OK, on Grandprixhistory link I posted, first photo after the one of Zuccarelli at the drawing board, 4 cars lined up, if those aren't front brakes then they carried pie plates around :)
    Next photo...
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    Windy road (not wind) sharper corners, steeper...

    Windy road (not wind) sharper corners, steeper climbs than the smoothed out roads a century later?
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