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    Just spotted this thread. Some years back I had a...

    Just spotted this thread. Some years back I had a Steel Bros frame for a wide frame 907 engined car. I did a bit of research and found there were four modified versions made of the S4.

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    Sad to hear Frank has passed away. Amazing...

    Sad to hear Frank has passed away. Amazing talent - ran Hamlin and Charles tuning in Seaview - which was like the Downton of New Zealand for Mini people. Amazing driver who won his class at...
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    I found a few notes about a Gulf 7 - chassis...

    I found a few notes about a Gulf 7 - chassis 1001. Reg was FV1327? Built in 71. Built by Bill Sheills of Mazda Rotary tuning fame and Peter Bruin as said above. The frame or body was built by Kenny...
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    There is one in Wellington - or was some years...

    There is one in Wellington - or was some years ago. It was owned by Anthony Moult in the Constructors Car Club

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    There are two Austin Ant 4wd prototypes and a...

    There are two Austin Ant 4wd prototypes and a factory Moke 4wd in NZ. And the two ex Heatway Special Tuning Clubmans - and there was an ex-works rally Mini in Dunedin many moons ago. Do you mean one...
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    There is a red club car Allegro in a friends...

    There is a red club car Allegro in a friends warehouse in Tawa in Wellington - been there for years. Lives next to a beat up GTA Alfa which raced in the US - some famous car apparently.
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    I had a Ford Mini engine a while back. It had a...

    I had a Ford Mini engine a while back. It had a non-crossflow 1650 Cortina and a UK Gordon Allen crank - but that was a replacement for the original. The old crank came with it and may have been...
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    When I bought the Mini off Sandy it was sitting...

    When I bought the Mini off Sandy it was sitting under a hedge - I asked what ever happened to the ex Barry Vuyk Stilletto he had - and he pointed me to another hedge!. There is was all complete with...
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    Hi Russ, I think this was a Meridian rather...

    Hi Russ,

    I think this was a Meridian rather than a Terrapin. It was designed and built by John Moynihan - origiannly had a Cooper S engine in Mk2 form and then a Ford engine on a Mini gearbox in...
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    Quentins funeral will be held in the Wesley...

    Quentins funeral will be held in the Wesley Church hall in Taranaki Street at 4pm on Wednesday 23rd May.

    A great friend and an exeptional enthusiast who will be sorely missed by his family and...
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    From a few posts back - Hi Gerald! Both cars...

    From a few posts back - Hi Gerald!

    Both cars were Toms - not sure who the other guy is. I have a few photos from Toms collection - via Neil Whiting who was a friend of Toms. Yes a shame about the...
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    Here is the Sprite and the A30. I would love to...

    Here is the Sprite and the A30. I would love to see any other photos of either car!
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    I spoke to Tom a few years back - he was in...

    I spoke to Tom a few years back - he was in Sydney I think. I was trying to find the history of a Lotus TC engine I got as a spare with a Seven S4 I bought. The engine was a 1425 or something - was...
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    I had a Super 907 frame a few years back - and an...

    I had a Super 907 frame a few years back - and an S4. The S4 had not been driven since 1978 - and when I picked it up was suprised it came with a spare TC engine.

    Haven't read the earlier posts...
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    Hi Bob, David etc, John Mines car was for sale...

    Hi Bob, David etc,

    John Mines car was for sale in a Lower Hutt car sales in the late 70's - had a purple custom paint and supposedly a 970S engine in it. It was later seen less engine and maybe...
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    Gee what great photos. There was an interesting...

    Gee what great photos. There was an interesting comment back a page or two about the PDL Mini gearboxes. I am fairly sure they had Colotti boxes from Italy. Also had Colotti pawl type LSD's which...
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