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    Nothing too modern , funky is good . Proceed .







    A GN/Jap Special.

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    Just looks like fun.
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    Black Bess replica - the tyres are different.
    Original built by Alan Cole (my father) and Doug Whiteford in a Sth Melbourne back yard pre WW2, winner of the 1950 AGP.


    1939 Ford V8 Special ‘Black Bess’ - This car depicts the very basis of Australian racing car manufacture. Based around that great Aussie icon, a Ford V8 utility, it was built by Doug Whiteford in 1939. This second hand vehicle was stripped of every last utilitarian vestige and converted to a pure racing machine. A coat of black paint gave it its name ‘Black Bess’. Its debut was the 1940 Lobethal New Years Day race. However an early retirement followed by a blown engine at a race in Albury W.A. brought an end to its pre-war racing career. When Doug returned from war service a, new Mercury (Ford) V8 motor was installed which was modified numerous times, benefiting from American ‘hot rod’ developments. From 1946 until 1952 the car was virtually unbeatable. A win at the 1950 Australian Grand Prix in Nuriootpa ensured ‘Black Bess’s’ place in Australian motor sports history. In 1954, at the Australian Grand Prix held at Southport, ‘Black Bess’ held third place for much of the race before a forced retirement. It continued to be used in local races, but by this time was no longer competitive against the imported European racing cars. The car was tracked down, recovered and restored before debuting at the 1977 City of Sydney Trophy.

    Here's the original http://www.flickr.com/photos/rosco500/6283056736/
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    One of these days I've got to find my box of photos during the mid 80's vintage racing events at Road Atlanta. Circa 1984-87, people were driving, if not in anger, in a mildly perturbed manner cars that are mostly too valuable today to risk on a racetrack.

    I've got a box of photos somewhere of cool cars like 917-910-908-904-911-356 and my favorite Porsche of all the RS-60 (below), Can Am McLarens, Lolas, Cad-Allards, DB-2s, Ferrarris from the 50s and 60s, Jag D-types, E-types, GT-40s and Mark IVs, GT-350s, etc...




    Scanning them would be a chore!

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    I have a few image files available:





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    A few more.





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    Keep calm, persistence beats resistance.

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    MG K3

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    A T model special .

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    A couple from a recent show.





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    and one of the prettiest little MGs ever . A PB Airline.




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    Here's a shot of an MG, all crossed up in the "Around the Houses" street race in my home town of Alexandria Bay NY back in the 30's. Long before Watkins Glen, A.Bay was the birthplace of NY sports car racing.


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    Some gorgeous cars, love `em. Here's another.


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    That JAP in #1 is very steam punk to me. Way cool. But my favorite two will always be the XK120 with Brooklands screens, and the Aston DB4 Zagato.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerarddm View Post
    That JAP in #1 is very steam punk to me. Way cool. But my favorite two will always be the XK120 with Brooklands screens, and the Aston DB4 Zagato.
    I'd love to know how he got that antiqued finish on the aluminium body ... it looks very good !
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    Not vintage but it could be.


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    Brilliant !
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    The model I owned, a TD.
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    Another Aston..... a particularly lovely one !


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    1924 Tulip wood bodied Hispano Suiza.

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