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  1. Then it was time for the F 18s to put on an...

    Then it was time for the F 18s to put on an airshow and I was warned that as I was the lone Kiwi that if I misbehaved I would be set adrift in a inflatable raft and used for the target practice...
  2. The jets get all the glory but for the airshow to...

    The jets get all the glory but for the airshow to take place it needed the trusty Northrup Grumman E2C "Hawkeye" to be launched so it could be like an flying control tower that monitored the weather...
  3. The F18 fighter jets on board were powered by the...

    The F18 fighter jets on board were powered by the "General Electric" F 400 series engines with turbo fans and afterburners. These engines can produce over 30000 pounds of thrust when needed.

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  4. This may not pass the test but it is my only car...

    This may not pass the test but it is my only car shot from this trip.
    After the carrier docked at Norfolk and we all came to the gate to get back on the road again. The navy police were there to...
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    Thanks Michael for sharing such warm memories of...

    Thanks Michael for sharing such warm memories of a wonderful mechanic and friend to all who knew him.
    Your stories made me cry.
    As I sit here almost at mid night waiting to hear how our daughter...
  6. I was told that if it had 4 wheels, had heaps of...

    I was told that if it had 4 wheels, had heaps of grunt and made lots of noise then I could post it on TRS.
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    F/A 18F Super Hornet. (Hyndman photo )

    This may not be proper but I wanted to...
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    I found this photo of Graham McRae in a 2005...

    I found this photo of Graham McRae in a 2005 Classic Driver magazine.
    The quote was : " In a stunning drive, McRae, in the first McRae Twin Cam built using running gear from his Brabham, holding off...
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    Here is some interesting information from a 2005...

    Here is some interesting information from a 2005 NZ Classic Driver magazine.. ( Kevin Lancaster photo)
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    Dexter Dunlop in his turquoise # 8 McRae S2-2 at Pukekohe.

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  9. Ray, That spiel might have been for sales...

    Ray,
    That spiel might have been for sales purposes !
    It obviously worked in 2006.
  10. Tomorrow I am off to join my son on the US Navy...

    Tomorrow I am off to join my son on the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Stennis as we join up in what is called a "Tiger Cruise" where family members can sail on board for 4 days from Florida up the...
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    Sorry Ray, I'm having trouble getting my ol' van...

    Sorry Ray,
    I'm having trouble getting my ol' van back on the road again. I was hoping to join up with you for
    the"Tour de Oz" and perhaps make it over to "Van Demon's Land" and check out Longford...
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    Ray, I look forward to the photos, ,especially...

    Ray,
    I look forward to the photos, ,especially of the van that has driven around North America and now Australia.
    You must be very fond of that vehicle ?
    Is it LHD or RHD or is it McLaren F 1 type...
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    Ray Bell, I took this photo in May 1967. Can...

    Ray Bell,
    I took this photo in May 1967.
    Can you tell us when it opened and closed and anything about your experiences at this track at ..........

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    Thanks,
    Ken H
  14. Beautiful workmanship Paul. It looks better than...

    Beautiful workmanship Paul.
    It looks better than new.
    You have come a long way mate.
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    p.s. I keep looking for a certain calendar on the wall !

    (Ken)
  15. The final Formula 3 race for Senna was at the...

    The final Formula 3 race for Senna was at the Macau Grand Prix, November 20 1983, where Teddy Yip had him as part of his 3 car Theodore Racing Team in Marlboro Ralt # 3.
    Ayrton Senna went on to...
  16. In 1983 Senna drove a Ralt RT3 - Toyota in the...

    In 1983 Senna drove a Ralt RT3 - Toyota in the Marlboro British Formula 3 Championship.
    Under the excellent guidance of New Zealander Dick Bennetts and the West Surrey Racing Team he went on to win...
  17. In 1982 Ayrton drove in European Formula Ford...

    In 1982 Ayrton drove in European Formula Ford 2000 races from Brands Hatch to Zolder for the "Rushen Green Racing Team".
    He drove a Van Dieman RF 82 and of the 27 events he entered he won an amazing...
  18. Ayrton Senna. 1983. Died May 1st ...

    Ayrton Senna.
    1983. Died May 1st 1994

    R.I. P. Ayrton Senna.

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  19. When Ayrton Senna da Silva first came to race in...

    When Ayrton Senna da Silva first came to race in England against his parents wishes, his talented skills were quickly noted by race car builder Ralph Firman of Van Dieman cars. Ralph had been a...
  20. Ayrton Senna. March 21 1960 - May 1 1994

    Is it really 25 years ago that I turned on the TV at 4.50 am and watched the awful spectacle of the 1994 San Marino Formula One Grand Prix. Much has been written about this weekend but I just...
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    I am fighting the flu and waking at weird hours !...

    I am fighting the flu and waking at weird hours !
    A little Sana info;

    The Sana in Formula Atlantic specification.

    The first Sana was a F Atlantic chassis that appeared in the Spring of 1976,...
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    A week earlier they had raced at Wigram Airfield....

    A week earlier they had raced at Wigram Airfield. January 25 1958
    The RA Vanguard can barely be seen as the nose just shows at the far right in this photo of the start of the race.
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    1958 Dunedin Road Race field. Feb. 1 1958. 61601...

    1958 Dunedin Road Race field. Feb. 1 1958.
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    (Sergent.com.au info )

    p.s. Who was Dick Gibson ?

    (Ken H)
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    Ray, Now you have me completely confused ! ...

    Ray,
    Now you have me completely confused !

    "Standard wet liner inline-four engine - Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_wet_liner_inline-four_engine
    The Standard wet liner...
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    It may not have been an RA Vanguard but this was...

    It may not have been an RA Vanguard but this was the Hyndman 1951 Standard Vanguard. Phase 1.
    With a 2 litre engine the same as a Ferguson tractor. 0 to 60 in a really quick 21.5 seconds !
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