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Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 8:49 pm
by SJ Lambert
A little sideline in case anyone needs a hand with their tub


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Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 11:36 am
by rgh0
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 ?

cheers
Rohan

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 7:15 am
by SJ Lambert
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).

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 10:21 am
by SJ Lambert
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Here’s a tub (6653) that’s been freshly gooped up

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 5:17 am
by SJ Lambert
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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 ?

cheers
Rohan


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!!!

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:11 pm
by SJ Lambert
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I’m making a batch of Elfin badges!

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:51 am
by SJ Lambert
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No Elfin wheels need go unbadged any longer!!!

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:17 pm
by SJ Lambert
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Which also means Elmo has now had all her "I"s dotted !

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:13 pm
by elj221c
Excellent!

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:55 am
by SJ Lambert
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The Elfin Works Racing Team Monocoque Transport Trailer has found a new home!!

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:56 am
by SJ Lambert
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Back in the day

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:00 am
by SJ Lambert
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The boss tends to the trailer in the Factory forecourt around 1965

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:35 am
by rgh0
A great piece of history to go with the car - where did you get it from ?

cheers
Rohan

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:19 pm
by SJ Lambert
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!! )

Re: Open wheeler gets a birthday

PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:08 am
by SJ Lambert
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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!!