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by Andy Downes
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: 4 cylinder Morgans
Topic: supersports
Replies: 26
Views: 1042

Re: supersports

Nice post John, how are things down under ? (I hope I'm still allowed to say that !!)

How about this one ? nice old carburettors...

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1303355

Have Fun 8-)

Andy
by Andy Downes
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Loose torque
Topic: Griff Griffiths - WANTED Information - Can You Help ?
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Griff Griffiths - WANTED Information - Can You Help ?

Here are the photos from Eddie Singleton, when the car was recently for sale on the Internet - I wonder if the current owner has any idea about its competition history... Link Car & Classic Andy https://serving.photos.photobox.com/72627347ad04c8ca3195b74f89da034447c3aff704084bf7cc31df150cad16428594c...
by Andy Downes
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Loose torque
Topic: Griff Griffiths - WANTED Information - Can You Help ?
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Griff Griffiths - WANTED Information - Can You Help ?

Thanks Barry, Leigh, Eddie, for your quick responses, I have also heard from Peter Mountain, Andy Garlick and John Lindsay. It seems many were aquainted with Griff but nobody (so far) really knew him ! He did indeed have a place near/at Windsor at some time. Don't let that stop you though - all info...
by Andy Downes
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Loose torque
Topic: Griff Griffiths - WANTED Information - Can You Help ?
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Griff Griffiths - WANTED Information - Can You Help ?

Griff Griffiths was a leading light in the Morgan competition world in the 1960s, both as a car preparer and a driver. He was a founding member of the MSCC London Centre and had a workshop in Willesden North London. We have had a request via Gill Bevan the MSCC Membership Secretary for any informati...
by Andy Downes
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: For sale or wanted
Topic: 1959 Morgan +4 Historic Race Car For Sale – SuperSports Specification
Replies: 8
Views: 589

Re: 1959 Morgan +4 Historic Race Car For Sale – SuperSports Specification

UPDATE 25/11/20 ALL the cars from Mike Bell's estate are to be sold at auction with 'No Reserve' Classic Car Auctions Silverstone - Online Auction Saturday 12th December 2020 Link here: Mike Bell Scroll down and you'll find them tagged as 'The Mike Bell Collection' Have Fun, or even bid ! Andy
by Andy Downes
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: For sale or wanted
Topic: 1959 Morgan +4 Historic Race Car For Sale – SuperSports Specification
Replies: 8
Views: 589

1959 Morgan +4 Historic Race Car For Sale – SuperSports Specification

Well known historic racer the late Mike Bell’s Morgan +4 racecar ‘Baby Blue’ is offered For Sale. Registration No: LSK 689 - Engine Capacity: 2138cc The car is a 1959 +4 built up to Period F Homologation 1965 and has current FIA HTP papers (valid until end of 2026). It has a TR4 engine by MASS Engin...
by Andy Downes
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: On track
Topic: 2020 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: 2020 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay

A big "Thank You" to all for your interest and messages of support. I've now had time to look at the results (Available: Here ) and digest exactly what happened to us on Saturday during a very windy and wet Birkett 6-Hour ! On the road (Scratch) we finished 34th out of 69 starters and covered 126 la...
by Andy Downes
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: On track
Topic: 2020 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: 2020 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay

Thanks Mary, Yes that's the late Richard Casswell in UBY 4 his very quick 4/4. He's actually just finishing his stint and I'm ripping off the velcro sash (which represents the relay baton) as he returns to the paddock. I'm not generally comfortable with self promotion but I wanted a picture to liven...
by Andy Downes
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: On track
Topic: 2020 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay
Replies: 8
Views: 436

2020 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay

Well, it's that time of year again... Team Morgans For Fun are once again preparing for the end-of-season bash that is the Holland 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay at Silverstone on the 24th of October 2020. I am once again involved but the main protagonist this time is Barry Sumner, I'll do whatever I'...
by Andy Downes
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: For sale or wanted
Topic: Wanted +8 alloys and DHC parts
Replies: 5
Views: 449

Re: Wanted +8 alloys and DHC parts

Hello Robert,

Are these any help ? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/233688764883 ... 3688764883

Andy
by Andy Downes
Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Where are they now ?
Topic: 1972 4/4 4-seater TUP826K
Replies: 11
Views: 544

Re: 1972 4/4 4-seater TUP826K

Shane Howe wrote: Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:30 pm Please can you share your knowledge of changing from 7 to 4 leaf rear leaf springs?
Hello Phil, I'd be interested in that too - we have a 1969 4/4 4-seater (7-leaf springs).
Thanks
Andy
by Andy Downes
Fri Aug 21, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: On track
Topic: 2013 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay
Replies: 56
Views: 18776

Re: 2013 'Holly' Birkett 6-Hour Relay

WHERE ARE THEY NOW ? Does anybody have any details about these cars now please ? Anglemog Saxons Terry Garland - 4/4 4-seater TUP 826K Dark Blue, I (Andy D) nearly bought this car in 1980, but no news since The current owner Shane Howe has been in touch to say he's rebuilding TUP and is looking for...
by Andy Downes
Fri Aug 21, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Where are they now ?
Topic: 1972 4/4 4-seater TUP826K
Replies: 11
Views: 544

Re: 1972 4/4 4-seater TUP826K

Hello Shane, you obviously got logged in OK ! I'll update my Birkett 6-hour Relay topic here which I think you referenced. I've already Emailed this to you but I'll copy it here as others may be interested :- "Sounds like it will once again be a great car when you’re done Regarding TUP’s history; (p...
by Andy Downes
Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Where are they now ?
Topic: Seeking 1954 +4 4 seat Interim P3041
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Seeking 1954 +4 4 seat Interim P3041

Subsequently popped up in a few auctions in the States (it's now yellow). We believe last US owner was Ralph Lauren. Hello Phil, and Thanks for posting on this forum :) Here is a link to RM Auctions/Sotheby's in the US (which I'm sure you've seen) but others may be interested, kindly provided by Bi...
by Andy Downes
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Where are they now ?
Topic: KUT 808 - Looking for my +4 DHC
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: KUT 808 - Looking for my +4 DHC

Mark Shears wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:24 pm Do we know what year the DHC is?
DVLA says 1954.

Andy