Wednesday, 16 March 2011 11:47

Austin 7 Racing Car

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AUSTIN 7 'TYRRELL' RACING CARWell known Austin 7 Special is reluctantly offered for sale to make way for new projects.This car has undergone three years of development in my ownership.It has a pressure fed 'Phoenix' crankshaft with 'Renault' rods and pistons, lightened flywheel and pressure plate.A four speed gearbox and 15" wheels...All history is documented and it comes with a current Log Book and Certificate of Description.With or without a choice of two trailers.The new owner can expect loads of fun and ease of maintenance due to readily (minimal) removable bodywork.POA.Martin Stubbs can be contacted:Tel. (03) 9548 5552E-mail. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Monday, 28 February 2011 10:01

The Davey-Milne Special

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The Davey-Milne Special was based on a Bugatti Type 37 chassis, the original car being imported to Australia in 1926. Reputed to be the fourth Type 37 produced in the factory, Chassis No: 37104. It had a number of owners in Australia and was entered in the 1933. 1934 and 1936 Australian Grand Prix, each time it retired in the race.
Monday, 17 January 2011 17:30

Spanner jaw sizes

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A posting from Tony Press.   The link below provides a useful chart for comparing spanner sizes (a wrench in the USA) and common nut/bolt use.  I found it a very good explanation of the various series of threads.     Spanner Jaw Sizes by Paul Crawford - Cheers, Tony.