imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,

DavyJ

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imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« on: November 15, 2012, 09:10:58 PM »
Gasser wars..............here are a few I spotted at the Gold cup gasser meet at Empire Dragway in New York.
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2012, 09:11:15 PM »
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2012, 09:14:29 PM »
Always had a soft spot for these little cars
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2012, 09:16:34 PM »
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2012, 09:19:00 PM »
How about a little German Ford Taunus?  don't see too many of them
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2012, 09:24:02 PM »
The little Austin Bantam was built in the 50's by the Road Beaver's car club, recently restored by Bob Berry, he is racing the heck out of it now
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Tom

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2012, 09:24:32 PM »
How about a little German Ford Taunus?  don't see too many of them

I've never seen one before - the 2nd from the bottom correct ?

Tom

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2012, 09:26:41 PM »
I have to say that I've never seen a stock Anglia or Thames...

DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2012, 09:27:23 PM »
The view from the stands
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2012, 09:28:36 PM »
How about a little German Ford Taunus?  don't see too many of them

I've never seen one before - the 2nd from the bottom correct ?

Yup, sort of a mini 40 Ford sedan, I have only seen 2...............pretty rare, over here
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2012, 09:31:29 PM »
Jim Zakia, a local legend brought out his Opel, he used to run a chopped Anglia back in the 60's
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2012, 09:38:30 PM »
Short wheelbase plus a burst coolant hose = a wild ride........................
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2012, 09:40:46 PM »
just seemed to keep on going
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DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2012, 09:43:44 PM »
Good safety equipment kept the driver safe..............and the car can be fixed
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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2012, 09:46:12 PM »
AFEW I TOOK AT THE RODDERS JOURNAL PHOTO  SHOOT.
You Aren't Living If Your Windshield Isn't Dirty.

DavyJ

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Re: imports......Austins, Anglia's and Fiats,
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2012, 09:49:29 PM »
nice restoration of a true classic..............that car always put on a great show.
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