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  1. Roger Dowding, as you are the Healey man, have...

    Roger Dowding, as you are the Healey man, have the pencil drawings of the last Healey Le Mans drawings ever been seen by you? They disappeared in a workshop on The Concourse Henderson a long time...
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    I realised that about 2am! Deepest apologies ...

    I realised that about 2am! Deepest apologies Jayne.
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    That's Jane :) really neat people.

    That's Jane :) really neat people.
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    More likely to find Hepworth at Shelsley Walsh. I...

    More likely to find Hepworth at Shelsley Walsh. I really must download my shots. No action, all in the paddock, both there and Prescott.
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    Hepworth back on the hills, well will be when we...

    Hepworth back on the hills, well will be when we are allowed out to play again. Probably not this year on that basis.
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    I thought the only Gordon Keeble I had seen was...

    I thought the only Gordon Keeble I had seen was maroon. Echoing the last phrase on post 3417.
  7. Thread: Bruce McLaren

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    I was going to Ashburton to book my tickets to go...

    I was going to Ashburton to book my tickets to go and work at McLarens the exact day 50 years ago. I never went. There is a long story.
  8. Jelly, I can't be bothered going back through the...

    Jelly, I can't be bothered going back through the 11 pages here, but I am pretty confident the answer to what you have posed is in this thread.
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    Somewhat of an irony that Grant told me the nose...

    Somewhat of an irony that Grant told me the nose on the Capella was moulded from a Brabham when originally built.
    Ray, you are right, the front engined cars do appeal a whole lot.
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    #62 Cooper and the Capella live in the Bay of...

    #62 Cooper and the Capella live in the Bay of Islands. Somewhere is/was a road going Capella, somewhat E type looking that the owner of these 2 cars would like to find. Last known in the Rotorua...
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    Yes, it should be there!

    Yes, it should be there!
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    As per an email to Trevor when the site wan't...

    As per an email to Trevor when the site wan't accepting posts, I originally did read Trevor's lengthy (as he puts it) posts on the Fiat special, and thought it was his. How that was supposed to...
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    Sorry Trevor, I read the posts on the Fiat as if...

    Sorry Trevor, I read the posts on the Fiat as if it were a car you built, not one of Gordons.
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    Question forTrevor. Do you know the chassis and...

    Question forTrevor.
    Do you know the chassis and such of GBS? Reason for asking is that my first special, acquired in 1967 from Rotorua was registered as GBS, but looked nothing like the photos...
  15. Thread: MNZ survey

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    To answer Trevors query about AA and FIA...

    To answer Trevors query about AA and FIA https://www.aa.co.nz/about/events-affiliations/fia/
  16. Thread: MNZ survey

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    The FIA is not only a body involved with...

    The FIA is not only a body involved with Motorsport, it has many other interests, and AA is still a member.
    Who gave FIA any authority to e the "super body"? As far as I know they just took it on...
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    I don't like your chances of Goodwood Ray. It's...

    I don't like your chances of Goodwood Ray. It's not looking good over here, at long last quarantine (14 days for all except Ireland) would seem to be on the cards, although the lack of clarity in...
  18. Thread: MNZ survey

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    I had a discussion with Peter Martin of Silver...

    I had a discussion with Peter Martin of Silver Fern and Targa ownership. In conjunction with some Australian event organisers they have established an alternate overseeing body, AASA. MSNZ thinks, or...
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    Great pics as usual Ray. Don't spend so much time...

    Great pics as usual Ray. Don't spend so much time on the confuser that you make the shoulder suffer again. (Voice of experience :( )
  20. Some events back then had a restricted entry...

    Some events back then had a restricted entry imposed by MANZ, a given number of clubs invited. As a result some of us had to belong to a few clubs.
  21. OK, I know it's not Italian, sorry Ken, but as...

    OK, I know it's not Italian, sorry Ken, but as it's been niggling at me the posts around #81, have a look at this page....
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    Not much more can be said. A real legend by which...

    Not much more can be said. A real legend by which most were judged, and a character too. RIP Sir Stirling.
  23. Thread: Lockdown

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    Angus Hislop Cooper in the streets of Havelock...

    Angus Hislop Cooper in the streets of Havelock North
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    It always was a farm at Seagrove, as were Waharoa...

    It always was a farm at Seagrove, as were Waharoa and Raglan and others originally, "acquired" during the war as an airfield. When I went out there sometime in the 80's we went and asked the farmer...
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    All showing for me!

    All showing for me!
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