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DO YOU RECOGNISE THIS CAR
#1
Hi All
Purchased this car last year which should be ready this summer, plan to use in driving tests and autosolo's.

Trying to trace some history, does anyone recognise this vehicle?
I have recent history, last 20 years or so but nothing older.
I believe the car started life as a 1927 London registered Chummy and was reportedly rebodied pre war??
The body style is interesting and I was hoping someone out there would be able to give some information on the manurfacturer.
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#2
What a nice car, Paul.   I suspect that what you have is a very well conceived and made special rather than a pre-war coachbuilt body.  It would be good to have some photos of the bulkhead area and interior.  The frontal aspect is very good, rather Gordon England like.
A super little Austin 7 ideal for the occasional sprint and hillclimb.
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#3
A very priety little car.

Love the rear wings extending out the rear of the car.

A nice set of chummy lamps instead of those tractor lamps would make the front right.

Tony.
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#4
I agree. What a super looking car
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#5
so did that originally have a conventional exhaust routing, or is the door detail just decorative?
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#6
Malcolm
I've down loaded more pictures for your perusal of the bulkhead, unfortunately interior is removed awaiting retrim.
I totally agree with Tony the headlamps need replacing, I already have one R510 Lucas unit in near perfect condition but struggling to find a second.
I did recently bid on a pair of 7inch Lucas units but was out bid, sold for £300plus!
With regards to the exhaust routing, it was routed this way on purchase, the door detail is interesting as it shows a door outline on the n/s but nothing on the o/s. This appears to be only decorative, when trim was removed the uncovered metal is free of any markings.
Many thanks
Paul  
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#7
The bulkhead is a bit like a GE cup isnt it?
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#8
That's fab. I really like it. Lovely period special with nice tweaks.  

I'd agree that the headlights should really be a vintage pair.
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#9
I too like your car - lovely!

Could you help me please? Can you tell me what size jets you have in that downdraft carb?

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#10
(13-01-2019, 06:22 PM)Paul Nott Wrote: Malcolm
I've down loaded more pictures for your perusal of the bulkhead, unfortunately interior is removed awaiting retrim.
I totally agree with Tony the headlamps need replacing, I already have one R510 Lucas unit in near perfect condition but struggling to find a second.
I did recently bid on a pair of 7inch Lucas units but was out bid, sold for £300plus!
With regards to the exhaust routing, it was routed this way on purchase, the door detail is interesting as it shows a door outline on the n/s but nothing on the o/s. This appears to be only decorative, when trim was removed the uncovered metal is free of any markings.
Many thanks
Paul  
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hi PAUL,
that was the second pair I sold over £300. Didn't think there was anything special about them. Apart from being unused old stock. It goes to show we can all learn something.

i also sold two further sets on the stall at spring beaulieu for £70.00 a set. All I need to do is learn a bit quicker Huh

if it helps I have plenty of LUCAS 510 on the shelf, good reflectors. But need painting.

may be worth giving me a call.

tony.
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