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by Clive
23 Jun 2024 21:55
Forum: A40s for sale
Topic: uca
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: uca

What a beauty!
by Clive
22 Jun 2024 09:32
Forum: A40 Farina Club
Topic: My A40 has been hiding a secret for over 60 years
Replies: 13
Views: 501

Re: My A40 has been hiding a secret for over 60 years

It turned out Val left the production line at Longbridge with a Black exterior and Horizon Blue interior. A colour scheme which was never made available to customers, either on the Mk1 or Mk2 Do you have the "Post War Baby Austins" book by Barney Sharrett? There's a chapter on paint schemes and col...
by Clive
22 Jun 2024 08:13
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hi
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: Hi

Hi Dave and welcome. I've lived in that area most of my life so no doubt would have seen your A40 round and about. Nice Devon reg. too 'DV'. I wonder, did she make it all the way up t' north under her own steam?
Got any photos please?

Cheers,
Clive
by Clive
20 Jun 2024 21:47
Forum: A40 Farina Club
Topic: My A40 has been hiding a secret for over 60 years
Replies: 13
Views: 501

Re: My A40 has been hiding a secret for over 60 years

Wow! What a fascinating tale, and great for finding out so much detail.

So, is there any clue on the car now of it's original colour scheme? Any black left anywhere?

It would be nice, one day, to get it back to how it started.
by Clive
18 Jun 2024 08:20
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hello, new member and already asking for advice!
Replies: 19
Views: 3406

Re: Hello, new member and already asking for advice!

I just applied a pretty advanced engineering technique to make the Austin at least 10% faster. I know a lot of folks prefer standard wheels on their cars, but I think Rostyles look the dogs wotsits on an A40! 👍😎 4) When the engine has warmed up and the thermostat opens, water starts to pour out the...
by Clive
06 May 2024 19:48
Forum: A40s in competition
Topic: A40 @ Wiscombe
Replies: 13
Views: 11248

Re: A40 @ Wiscombe

Hopefully will be there on the Sunday! Daughter is due to sprog anytime soon so a bit dependent on that as well! 😀
by Clive
28 Apr 2024 14:53
Forum: A40s in competition
Topic: A40 @ Wiscombe
Replies: 13
Views: 11248

Re: A40 @ Wiscombe

Did you go this weekend Roger? I went today, some lovely cars making good times up the hill!
by Clive
28 Apr 2024 06:15
Forum: A40s in motorsport
Topic: Oulton Park Swinging Sixties
Replies: 7
Views: 2293

Re: Oulton Park Swinging Sixties

Thanks Nik. I can't see that it's on YT yet but have subscribed to the CSCC channel.

Cheers,
Clive
by Clive
31 Mar 2024 08:36
Forum: A40 Farina Club
Topic: Membership fees
Replies: 3
Views: 1951

Re: Membership fees

Eek, I very nearly forgot! Thank you for the reminder! 🫣
Cheers,
Clive
by Clive
10 Mar 2024 16:35
Forum: Some things to brighten your day
Topic: Engineering flowchart
Replies: 1
Views: 1396

Engineering flowchart

An oldie but a goodie..
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