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Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Mon May 21, 2018 8:49 pm

A little sideline in case anyone needs a hand with their tub


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PostPost by: rgh0 » Tue May 22, 2018 11:36 am

Wish I had a mono tub I needed a hand with. Had a chance to buy one back in the early 80's for a few thousand from Rex Colliver and turned it down as could not really afford a race car in addition to my Elan. Regretted it ever since. Are you going to be at Winton this weekend ?

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Wed May 23, 2018 7:15 am

G’day Rohan, I’m a no show at Winton this weekend - my boys have got both soccer & footy all weekend!

James Calder is set to be there with his though ( and I presume Norm Falkiner may have his out to play too).
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Wed May 23, 2018 10:21 am

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Here’s a tub (6653) that’s been freshly gooped up
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Thu May 24, 2018 5:17 am

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rgh0 wrote:Wish I had a mono tub I needed a hand with. Had a chance to buy one back in the early 80's for a few thousand from Rex Colliver and turned it down as could not really afford a race car in addition to my Elan. Regretted it ever since. Are you going to be at Winton this weekend ?

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There's every chance that car was chassis MC6652, the ex John Walker (and more latterly the ex Richard Carter) Mk2C - the "sister" car to mine - it has recently gone to live in the USA!!!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:11 pm

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I’m making a batch of Elfin badges!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:51 am

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No Elfin wheels need go unbadged any longer!!!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:17 pm

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Which also means Elmo has now had all her "I"s dotted !
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PostPost by: elj221c » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:13 pm

Excellent!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:55 am

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The Elfin Works Racing Team Monocoque Transport Trailer has found a new home!!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:56 am

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Back in the day
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:00 am

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The boss tends to the trailer in the Factory forecourt around 1965
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:35 am

A great piece of history to go with the car - where did you get it from ?

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:19 pm

One of my mates in Tassie had it and it was surplus to his requirements.

(and his race car is too wide to fit without space savers!! )
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:08 am

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I just need to track down a couple more new 7.50 - 17 tyres and I’ll be good to go!!
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