Articles tagged Technical Department

Page 49 of January 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, January 1981

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted To Old-Car Matters A Memory of "The Sunbeam" at Wolverhampton The other day I had an interesting chat with Mr. J. L. Cozens, MBE, TD, about the old days at "The Sunbeam" in Wolverhampton. Mr. Cozens' father, L. V. Cozens, joined that great Company in 1903, and two of his uncles, Norman Cozens and Vic Cozens, were also with the Company, in the respective capacities of Service...

Page 67 of November 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, November 1965

Letters From Readers

N.B. —Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them. —Ed. THE FORD CORTINA GT Sir, Mr. Ralph Canter in his letter in your September issue describes the Cortina GT as uncomfortable and potentially dangerous. I am sure that you, Sir, and many other readers will strongly disagree. After 43 years' driving, covering over 500,000...

Page 20 of March 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, March 1957

Enthusiast's Directory -- No. 11 Brakes And Brake Linings

Introduction In post-war years the general motoring public has become much more performance-minded, from owners of the ever popular two-seater sports cars down to those with 8-h.p. family saloons. This has come about partly because of extensive wartime training of civilians in all forms of mechanised transport, the possession of motor cars by those who were previously not in a position to own one...

Page 48 of January 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, January 1963

Oh dear!

Sir, I was rather interested in Mr. Morgan's letter "More Fords," as I had the following experience with "Britain's number one car." Whilst on holiday at Bournemouth my 105E lost all oil pressure. This car had covered 34,000 miles; the oil was always changed at the recommended intervals. The local Ford Distributors found that the oil pump had failed. As they did not have an oil pump in stock and...

Page 32 of May 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1959

Rumblings

Racing in Scotland Although Scotland has its own racing teams in Ecurie Ecosse and Border Reivers, it is badly accommodated in respect of racing circuits. Crimond has been abandoned and Charterhall is not ideal, being badly surfaced and far from civilisation. With the nearest circuit in England, Aintree, over 200 miles from Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland needs urgently a good motor race course...

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