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    As mentioned on Trevor's thread about the Ralph...

    As mentioned on Trevor's thread about the Ralph Watson - Special Engineer " book - mine arrived today -
    Much reading to do - haven't bought two Motoring books [ Steve Holmes book as well ] in a week...
  2. Manure B S and other terms. and Thanks Trevor Sheffield.

    Trevor,
    I am pleased, make that delighted to receive your Book. Will be a great read. I have read pieces from your
    " link " which sits on my top bar of my laptop to go to at any time.
    As I have...
  3. Ray thanks for the two links, I knew about the...

    Ray thanks for the two links, I knew about the rally to Perth but not the second trip, I guess other Healeys went home after the Rally.
    Will have a good read.
    Cheers
    Roger
  4. Healey Corvette not the Kennard car - in the USA

    " Forrest Dana, racing in the 1960 Nassau Trophy Race of the 7th Annual International Bahamas Speed Week, on Austin Healey / Chevrolet Corvette 4660cc, finishing 1st in Class C and 23rd overall [10...
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    Models - Healeys..and others my collection .. McLaren's

    Been mucking around with my camera and my models - here the NZ connection

    Denny, Denny and Lothar ; Wings - No High and Low - Lothar !!

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    Of course Austin Healey's - and a Triumph TR4A -...
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    Pete Leversedge's K8

    Just going back through this thread and came across this Post from " bry3500 ".

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    Think it happened ??.
  7. I know the feeling Ray - I am trying to sort and...

    I know the feeling Ray - I am trying to sort and then resort my photos as I have already used a number Grr.

    Thanks for the photo on the road - saw a pair of Healey's near here the other and no...
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    Plus several more from the North Island - think...

    Plus several more from the North Island - think Steve has a 'car'-eer to follow now - will be for years

    What with his Holden Book his Ford Book now this it is turning into a Library.
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    Will try for that - Event and Track looks way...

    Will try for that - Event and Track looks way better than Hampton Downs - was last there Taupo for the 2008 A1 GP when it was a series !! at Hampton Downs in January 2018- long time between meetings...
  10. Tony thanks -so not the Briggs oh well have to...

    Tony thanks -so not the Briggs oh well have to keep looking.
    Connection of course with Peter Leversedge involved with the Briggs and a Stuart car too !!
  11. Briggs Mercury Special V8 and Tahuna Beach Races

    Been finding more on this car and also the Tahuna Beach Races - this time from - where sadly Giff Tait was killed in his Valiant.
    Giff had driven various cars over the years including a late 1930's...
  12. Ken H, Thanks for your Baldwin links -great...

    Ken H,

    Thanks for your Baldwin links -great reading have had a glance and will go back to them.

    Cheers

    Roger D ..
  13. Baldwin and Baldwin !. and Ol' Yeller 2

    Ken H, One of them I lost the one of the Ol' Yeller 2, engine - but is in here - my filing system is not great and I have been trying to rename/ renumber in better sequence photos to get them in...
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    V8 Supercars - well whatever it is called now ??

    John Mck, ERC, Spgeti, Dale and others;
    A mate [a neighbour Ian ] is thinking of coming to the Supercars Race in September [ 14-15 ] and wants a navigator/passenger in his Holden Ute so am thinking...
  15. Monterey - Laguna Seca the Ninth running of the Historics.. 1982

    Had forgotten about this thread of mine until today when I went looking for a photo - which I must have deleted.
    Hopefully it is in here - my shot of the Buick Nailhead engine of Ol' Yeller 2.
    ...
  16. Maserati 250F the one owned by Owen organisation at one stage [ BRM ]

    Maserati 250F the one owned by Owen organisation at one stage [ BRM ].

    Reposting a photo and some of the story - from Jim Bennett [ Mr F.U.R.I. ]

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    Jim Bennett wrote ;
    " Images of 250F...
  17. Briggs Mercury Special V8

    Steve Day - current owner and restorer of the car in 2014/15 sent me this picture of the car as it is now.
    He commented that some people don't like the colour scheme but " Mr Briggs " the creator...
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    The Book and other matters !!

    Ken H - you should qualify for the Long Distance Award and Steve should send you a copy P and P free.

    Mac -your question - No the Zephyr Corvette - the Coppins Car is not in this book.
    There are...
  19. Briggs Mercury Special V8 / Tahuna Beach Races

    Received some information from Steve Day who now owns the Briggs Mercury V8 Special as owned and raced by Peter Leversedge in the 1960's

    Steve is looking for ' period ' photos of the car raced...
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    My reply is the repeat of Bruce " Spgeti "...

    My reply is the repeat of Bruce " Spgeti " message above except ;
    " Bought today and a wet weekend read " and when I get home again to read further.
    Have glanced at the Lycoming article and a...
  21. Healeys Cards and Cartoons

    Ray Bell - Rod can post anything Healey related on here - look forward to it.

    In the meantime this from Karsten Stelk some AH 100's on cards and coasters.

    First from NZ a Sanitarium ' Weetbix "...
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    Good also to see the acknowledgements in the book...

    Good also to see the acknowledgements in the book include a number of us TRS guys, thanks and Cheers.
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    Motorcyles - Dunedin 1984

    Most of the entry lists have come from Graham Woods or Ron McPhail and have been posted on either of these two Facebook pages.
    " South Island Motorsport "
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    " Old New Zealand Motor Racing ".
    The...
  24. Please post them on here Ray..

    Please post them on here Ray..
  25. The Ralph Watson Lycoming Special - sports car

    Trevor, thanks for the extra information.
    I must order your book,will PM my Email address to sort out details - away from home base at the moment.

    The cars exploits were well documented in the...
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