March 1947

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S.A.S.C.C. Speed Hill Climb Results of the South Australian Sporting Car Club's Quarry Hill speed event, held last October, are to hand and are as follows :— Standard Touring Cars up to 14 h.p.:...
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In spite of shortage of materials, power cuts, labour difficulties, building restrictions, and the effects of continued petrol rationing, high taxation and purchase tax, impositions which the...
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Right from its inception the Austin Motor Company, Ltd. raced their amazing "Seven" and by the outbreak of war it had been so far developed that, in "twin-cam'' form, it was one of the most advanced...
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"Dunlop in War and Peace," by Sir Ronald Storrs, K.C.M.G., C.B.E. (Hutchinson, 8s. 6d.) This 147-page book may be said to cover everything anyone wants to know about rubber. More than that, it tells...
Those fortunate mortals who are in the market for a 1947 car have a difficult choice to make, for the new models are both competitive and alluring. The lowest priced "performance-plus" car is the...
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At this time of year, when the appearance of the first primroses and new petrol ration books instill a desire to get out on the road, the question of whether or not to join a club presents itself to...
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By "Baladeur" Sooner or later, I suppose, every commentator on the sporting aspect of motoring succumbs to the temptation to discourse upon racing rules, This involves expressing opinions, which time...
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"Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War," by O. G. Thetford and E. J. Riding (31s. 6d.). Readers who are interested in aeroplanes of the Kaiser War will welcome this comprehensive survey of that period....
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"An Important Landmark in English Automobile Design" A Road Test in the Old Tradition Motor Sport has always taken an interest in cars of mechanical beauty or interest, even though they are not...
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Encouraging Economics We repeatedly receive enquiries from the younger enthusiasts as to where inexpensive used cars can be found and whether prices are likely to drop. Our sympathy is with those of...
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We Hear Captain Widdowson would like to hear from previous owners of his 1929 8th Series long-chassis Lancia "Lambda" Weymann saloon. Its identifications are: UU 6926, engine 10175, chassis 19987,...
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Sir, I would like to raise a few points regarding the figures you quote in your Road Test of the M.G. Midget, series "TC." According to my instruction book for the TC the gear ratios give the...
Described by Mr. Raymond Mays as "the first occasion of its kind," nearly a score of famous racing car drivers met technical experts of the Lodge Plugs Company at Rugby to exchange ideas and discuss...

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