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PostPost by: JonB » Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:12 pm

They might be multiplying SJ, but I only have eyes for 11.
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:24 am

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Cresting the hill, Baskerville Historics 2019, photo by Angryman Photography
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PostPost by: Vaughan » Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:15 pm

I'd be interested in a set of elfin badges for my 300, I've just got to get wheels etc made first..
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:30 am

More 2019 Baskerville Historics pics by Angryman Photography

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:31 am

Vaughan wrote:I'd be interested in a set of elfin badges for my 300, I've just got to get wheels etc made first..



I?ve got ?em in the parts bin when you need em Vaughan!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:42 pm

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I?ve whipped up a pair of overalls to go nicely with the set up!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:31 am

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Found a shot of Vern Schuppan & I in the pits at the 1985 Watkins Glen 500 (had given it up for lost years ago)
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:12 pm

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The Flying W is another resident in South Australian car that I always enjoy having a look at every time I see it at an event.
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:21 pm

It's current owner says the Flying W was created by the Fechner brothers and Henderson in Beaudesert Qld in the early fifties.

The car is made from a Wolseley 6/80 engine, Singer 9 gearbox, Lancia Lambda 7th series front and back end,all set in a couple of Ford T rails and fabricated aluminium body.
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:23 pm

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:24 pm

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:25 pm

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:43 am

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Elmo does Sandown, a couple of years ago!
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PostPost by: vstibbard » Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:51 pm

James,

The old specials are always something I get drawn to, love the creative engineering and thought that went into their development.
Great to see your out on track again.
I’m back on my 300 and have a question regarding axles and hubs, I’m sourcing new uprights from Bill but need to find details to have axles hubs etc machined up. My car had 600 front and rear mag uprights from discussions with Mal Ramsay and period photos.
Do you have any recommendations?
I’d also love to see as many photos of rear installation of dry stump tanks, Swirl pots, fuel and oil filters, oil cooler lines etc as none of this remained with the remnants of my car when I repatriated it from Singapore.
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