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    I have another question, if that helps? What's...

    I have another question, if that helps?

    What's the story with the rear uprights? These have been fitted to enable a top link to be built into the rear suspension.
  2. Thread: The Cheetah

    by Ray Bell
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    Looking forward to it...

    Looking forward to it...
  3. Here's one which might give somebody some...

    Here's one which might give somebody some parts...

    https://i.postimg.cc/K8mNpB0v/0322fr-UThealeyandmaxwedge.jpg

    Of course, the discussion is all about the '63 Dodge, it's seen at about 16m 50s...
  4. The Texaco station is interesting... Both...

    The Texaco station is interesting...

    Both vehicles visible in the background are older than any Austin-Healeys.
  5. Thread: Bainbridge 7

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    Classy... With that engine (a 2-litre...

    Classy...

    With that engine (a 2-litre 4-valve?) it should be pretty quick.
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    I've never seen a Clubman-style frame with so...

    I've never seen a Clubman-style frame with so many tubes and so little triangulation...

    Well, maybe I've seen worse on the triangulation front.
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    It looks like it has Herald front shocks and...

    It looks like it has Herald front shocks and springs on the rear...
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    Agreed... And I think you will find that the...

    Agreed...

    And I think you will find that the standard Herald track will be narrower than you want. I wouldn't be altogether sure that the Herald didn't have bump steer either.
  9. It was a wartime airstrip which was used for...

    It was a wartime airstrip which was used for racing from about (late) 1946 until Lakeside opened in 1960. It was a simple up-and-down-the-airstrip, but with a bit of a dash around a couple of trees...
  10. From Motor Racing, December 1959: Dan's first...

    From Motor Racing, December 1959:

    Dan's first race was at Torrey Pines. He had tried to modify the car back to standard but was unable to do this, so ran in the modified category, finishing fourth...
  11. That looks like Caversham... But I guess it...

    That looks like Caversham...

    But I guess it could be Strathpine.
  12. Isn't one of them an A70? A US gallon is...

    Isn't one of them an A70?

    A US gallon is 3.78541 litres. Sorry, liters. Imperial is actually 4.546 litres.
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    If anyone's tried to avoid bump steer, those...

    If anyone's tried to avoid bump steer, those things won't be affected...
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    You're getting into it now! What size are the...

    You're getting into it now!

    What size are the pistons in these calipers? Are the later ones larger? Do you happen to know what size pistons are in Cortina Mk 1 GT calipers?

    Regarding the rack,...
  15. This surfaced today as I was looking for...

    This surfaced today as I was looking for something else...

    https://neilkearney.net.au/that-fateful-friday-afternoon-at-longford/
  16. More discrepancies than when you looked at them,...

    More discrepancies than when you looked at them, Ken...

    It's a heartwarming article, but still lacking.
  17. I have a notion, unconfirmed, that the nitrided...

    I have a notion, unconfirmed, that the nitrided crank in the 100S was a standard part from a diesel...

    Probably used in taxis.
  18. And the 2.2 was used in the Gipsy, while the 2.6...

    And the 2.2 was used in the Gipsy, while the 2.6 was used in the civilian version of the Champ...

    The 2.2 originally having been drawn from the big six to provide a locally-sourced replacement...
  19. Some kind of paydirt for you, Michael... Bruce...

    Some kind of paydirt for you, Michael...

    Bruce Richardson, though he still hasn't had a good look at the photos, was himself working for Tim Parnell in Europe in 1960 or 1961. I will send you his...
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    Very few people would have used the Standard 8/10...

    Very few people would have used the Standard 8/10 front uprights after 1960 or so...

    They were smaller and flimsier than the Herald uprights, which became available about 1959. Of course, the...
  21. Bruce Richardson was Frank Matich's mechanic in...

    Bruce Richardson was Frank Matich's mechanic in that era...

    I have e.mailed the pics to him. I've also had prints made to send to Bob Britton, he doesn't have e.mail.
  22. Actually the 4-litre version of that engine... ...

    Actually the 4-litre version of that engine...

    Used in trucks in the late-forties (early versions were made from 1938/39) and also in 4-litre form in the A125/Sheerline and Princess.
  23. Seeing as this has gone unanswered... The...

    Seeing as this has gone unanswered...

    The Corvair was a bit of a stretch of the rules as it was, also true of the Thomson VW-Chev. They were hardly 'F5000s with bodies on top', however, though...
  24. I might get a chance to ask Bob Britton... You...

    I might get a chance to ask Bob Britton...

    You just never know. Not that it might have been him, at all, but he might have known whoever it was who undertook such an adventure.

    Another who...
  25. The Nash-Healey made all too small a dot in...

    The Nash-Healey made all too small a dot in sporting car history, Roger...

    A real shame but probably inevitable with the fragility of the Nash company and the ocean between Healey and the...
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