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Where are the rest? I have had my collar felt recently by the originality police, not by anything I had done, strangely, but by a comment I made in the last Mag. Drive Archive find The internet never ceases to amaze me with what information and facilities are available at the touch of a few keys. Does the car by any chance have a US registration number that I could make a note of? Then Charles Bulmer Motor Sport editor took me out in the road-test car and the die was cast. It has now covered over miles in 2 years, of them on the Continent, and I am not a robust traveller. Owner says he has all chrome trim but I would guess it all needs to be re-chromed or replaced.

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This amount is subject to change until you make payment. They may be of little apparent value, and attempts to sell local papers, club magazines, motoring press often meet with no response, and it’s difficult to know their worth anyway.

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Hopefully we can find out some more competition history and details of this Rochdale GT. The car, although not used for a few years, is still in Pauls ownership. I’m just a born tinkerer.

Selling abroad is no hardship apart from having the airmail small packet list don’t even rwcing of overland and getting the payment before sending. Tony, if there is anything else I can help you with, memory obliging, I shall be pleased to write again. Spanning five halls, around clubs will display unusual and breathtaking marques ranging from European elegance and Tacing muscle cars to Japanese performance and Great British sports cars and many more.


Nobody is watching at lunch times, or Saturday pm, though I have found Thursday and Horrideg evenings optimal. The item you’ve selected wasn’t added to your basket.

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I have had my collar felt recently by the originality police, not by horridgr I had done, strangely, but by a comment I made in the last Mag. I wish I had done this on the door I have just been working on, even though the skins were bonded fairly well along the bottom edge, so I will have to do it the horridte way. Sign in for checkout Check out as guest.

I in period setting. But then again I couldn’t offer it for sale in this dangerous condition. Get your postage sorted.

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The original grille bars could easily have been swapped for the box-style grille at some time This helps to hold the skins together and with the paste should make a good horridge join which can withstand a fair degree of trimming back. The window frames are especially feeble in the Phase 1, do not seal well and do not guide the window adequately in either phase, but here I am concentrating on the glassfibre parts.

From what I have seen, the car appears complete, but partially disassembled. My first rebuild was a Phase 1 which might be termed a baskit sic case, ie. And a quote I found on the internet to end this article:.



Undeterred, Horridge had the Lister re-engineered for with a Bristol engine and while their first few outings were unspectacular, car and driver soon picked up momentum. Heeley recounted the accident in detail:.

I emphatically said no, but I’d be more comfortable if it were out of his hands Other drivers in were: Posted 01 October – borridge This progressed to the purchasing of a consignment of Ford parts and rest is history!

But it is worth bearing in mind that programmes were very unreliable.

On reflection and probably as a result of the previously mentioned near accident I began to feel that the Rochdales handling had gone off. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Confident that the design could handle racong power, Lister built a second machine chassis number ‘BHL 2’ to which Moore fitted a breathed-on cc Bristol straight-six engine.

I am sure that this at least in part accounts for the current relatively low values compared to the likes of Lotus, Ginetta and even Turner. To satisfy the demand for complete sets of magazines we are planning a reprint of some of the back numbers of which we have no or few copies. As a classic car lover myself, it’s always exciting to meet and greet other enthusiasts and working with.