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Origin of the Thackeries?

PostPost by: reb53 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:51 am

Came across this in Des Hamill's book on Coventry Climax.

Bearing in mind Harry Mundys later involvement with the design of the Twin Cam, I thought it might tell us where they originated from as he was at C.C. at the time.

(And I recall it being suggested that the washers were there to prevent the nuts being over-tightened..... :? )

If you like engine type stories from the good old days I can thoroughly recommend Hamill's book. Got mine from the Book Depository.

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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:05 pm

So you should be able to answer the current question in the little Christmas quiz. :D
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