The Good The Bad and The Ugly, no not a Clint Eastwood Spaghetti Western, I'm taliking Kit Cars here...

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Chris Martin
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Hah, reminds me of a dirty trick we used to do to test young wannabe drivers in Formula Fords. Let a few pounds pressure out of one of the rear tyres and don't tell.

So your Marcos has attained the directional stability of an olive on a wet bar counter ?

Not the best way round.

Chris M.

 

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My interest in so-called 'kit cars' goes back to my teen years in the late sixties when I worked a part-time job at the weekends at John Britten's sports car garage in Arkley. I was a gofer, car cleaner and general sweeper upper but also occasionally helped stir the resin and chopped glass for moulding the Arkley SS front and rear sections.

A long story later, but I could say that start led to my career in carbon composites and Formula One; but now semi retired and playing with old cars again, I got the urge to seek out an Arkley as a weekend plaything. Well there are not that many here in Australia, but I may at last have a lead.

More to follow.

Chris M.

 

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A nice Ashley bodied Healey Sprite I found at a local show.

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To get back to kit-cars, has anyone seen one of these driving around or maybe lurking quietly away in a garage waiting to get back into action ?

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  Time for a little variation , here is another version for you to view

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 And something a fraction more sophisticated :-

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Chris Martin
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Toyota MR2 ? 

 

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