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  1. #41
    39 looks a bit like Teds Rorstan???

  2. #42
    Yes jim it is the RORSTAN but it is being driven by Bob More from Whakatane Jamie A

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    Here is the next batch:

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    Gee Jamie I will have go back again to tell him,,when you look you can tell its him allright

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Holmes View Post
    Hi there David, I'm not actually sure. I don't have any pics of cars that look exactly like the one Mark has posted above, but there are some cars in the collection that share similarities, and I've not seen many photos of the car before to do a comparison.

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    Steve, Car number 5 in post #35 is the Noble Special in its last bodywork version (of about four variations?), it still has that number 5 on its bodywork today, plus the high-mounted mirrors. This image is before Russ Noble added the large McLaren rear wing still in McLaren gulf colours that George Begg brought back from England (which it also still has...) The Ford decal on the car's side refers to its Reg Cook 2-litre SOHC Ford screamer engine. - David Manton

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    Hi Steve,
    They are great pic's
    Post 30 & 35 car 9 is Warren Steel in Rhubarb 5.
    The Brabham we pulled apart to build the Rhubard would be worth a small fortune if was complete today

  10. #50
    Quote Originally Posted by David Manton View Post
    Steve, Car number 5 in post #35 is the Noble Special in its last bodywork version (of about four variations?), it still has that number 5 on its bodywork today, plus the high-mounted mirrors. This image is before Russ Noble added the large McLaren rear wing still in McLaren gulf colours that George Begg brought back from England (which it also still has...) The Ford decal on the car's side refers to its Reg Cook 2-litre SOHC Ford screamer engine. - David Manton
    That is John MacDonald in the car at that stage. I had sold it some time earlier. John's company was Intelex, which also sponsored the series. John fitted the larger wing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gavin Bateman View Post
    Hi, Following is a partial history of Rhubarb2 I wrote when I sold it. The car is currently for sale at www.can-amcars.com. I currently own Rhubarb4, and also had Rhubarb 5 for a while. It is now in Auckland but I can't remember who i sold it to.Last seen it was having new tub bits made by GLC. Rhubarb 3 is with Ralph Smith.
    First mentioned as being built October 1974.
    First raced at Manfield 14/15 December 1974 placing 7th.Driven by Colin Smith.
    It was rebodied before its next race at Manfield January '75 placing 3rd
    Then repainted in Auckland Building Society colours for Bay Park where it achieved pole position, 2nd place and a lap record.
    Then raced at Pukekohe placing 3rd followed by Manfield placing 2nd & 3rd.
    Overall acheiving 3rd in championship 1x7th,4x2nds,2x3rds, lap records at B.P. and Manfield and pole at B.P. and Ruapuna.

    Advertised for sale end of '75 season.

    Reappeared '79-80 in the hands of Tino Korzelius with rotary power, no mention of him using it much. Bought by Dave Bull September '82.Raced at Pukekohe 12 December '82 doing 1.19.3 before breaking a driveshaft.
    Sold to Murray Low still with rotary power August '83, fitted with Nissan.
    Raced Manfield 29/9/84 placing 7th,
    Taupo 19/1/85 4th,
    Manfield 9/2/85 9th,4th,
    Bay Park 10/3/85 dnf
    acheiving 7th overall in championship.

    Sold to Trevor Larsen in '86 running Nissan SOHC
    Raced Pukekohe 12/10/86 dns broken ignition
    Taupo 23/11/86 placing 10th,10th,
    Bay Park 30/11/86 6th, 5th,
    Bay Park 24/3/87 DNF, 5th.
    Sold April '87 to Chris Robertson who never used it, then to Andrew Blackberry who rebuilt it using Rhubarb 5's Mararn body modified, a new Mk8 Hewland and FJ20 Nissan power but didn't use it a lot due to engine problems, who then sold it to me.
    I then fitted a Nissan SR20 engine, first running at a clubmans meeting 28/10/95 as a shakedown.
    Pukekohe 12/12/95 Crashed in practise. Races red flagged and meeting cancelled due to inclement weather.
    Manfeild 17/2/96 DNF broken ignition
    Taupo 24/3/96 3rd , 3rd
    Taupo 27/4/96 Peter Benbrook driving dnf (flat tyre) 7th
    Manfeild 18/5/96 7th, 6th
    Manfeild 5/10/96 clubmans, running off FF grid.
    Manfeild 14/12/96 Richard Gillies driving. (No notes)
    Manfeild 15/2/97 DNF flywheel bolts pulled out of crank
    Taupo 22/3/97 4th ,3rd
    Taupo 29/3/97 4th, 5th
    Manfeild 19/4/97 reverse direction, raining, 2nd, 2nd ,3rd DNF while leading due to driver error.
    Manfield 6/9/97 clubmans running off FF grid
    Pukekohe 7/12/97 Peter Benbrook driving. DNF bodywork disintegration, 5th
    Leased car to Steve Bullot
    Taupo 5/12/98 DNS blown ignition
    Pukekohe 13/12/98 3rd, 4th
    Taupo 30/1/99 6th, DNF sick engine & blown diff
    Dynoed & new diff
    Taupo 21/2/99 DNF sheared driveshaft bolts
    Car returned
    Manfeild 16/5/99 clubmans (wet) running with FFs
    Manfield 24/7/99 clubmans running with FFs
    Fitted LSD
    Taupo 4/12/99 3rd, 3rd
    Gavin,
    When Dave Bull sold this car it was a roller. I bought the 10A to put into my Rideon mower and later sold it to a bloke in the Sth. Is. who was a tosser to deal with.

  12. #52
    Quote Originally Posted by David Manton View Post
    Steve, Car number 5 in post #35 is the Noble Special in its last bodywork version (of about four variations?), it still has that number 5 on its bodywork today, plus the high-mounted mirrors. This image is before Russ Noble added the large McLaren rear wing still in McLaren gulf colours that George Begg brought back from England (which it also still has...) The Ford decal on the car's side refers to its Reg Cook 2-litre SOHC Ford screamer engine. - David Manton
    Thanks David. I thought that could have been the same car, as the bodywork is similar to the pic posted my Markec earlier in this thread, but I still wasn't sure because the rollcage is different, as is some of the bodywork at the windscreen area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Les Laidlaw View Post
    Hi Steve,
    They are great pic's
    Post 30 & 35 car 9 is Warren Steel in Rhubarb 5.
    The Brabham we pulled apart to build the Rhubard would be worth a small fortune if was complete today
    Thanks for that info Les, that really is a pretty car!

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    Russ, How long did it take you too mow the lawns?

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    Next batch. I just love that little Suzuki Special:

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    That suzuki was run and built by Dave Brution from hamilton and went real good.The photo of Rubarb 5 car No 59 was Nevil Hill from Tamanui. The photo of sid 3 carring No 3 that was at Manfeild on its first outing 1980. Thanks Steve there so meny shots of SID 2 that I have never seen there is one even with my dad standing alongside on the dummy grid at baypark 1977 3 weeks before he passed away JAMIE

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamie View Post
    That suzuki was run and built by Dave Brution from hamilton and went real good. JAMIE
    I believe Dave still has that car. His brother told me about one occasion the two stroke actually started and ran the opposite way. Luckily Dave realised before he dropped the clutch off the grid. Graeme

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    I think car 88 in posts 37 and 46 was Robert Archibald's 'Archibald' which appeared to a front engined clubmans type given the rear engine style full body treatment.
    Any details or comments?

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