Articles tagged Grice

Page 48 of February 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, February 1960

Fragments on Forgotten Makes No. 11 : The A.V.

The A.V., which was in production at Teddington from 1919 to 1924, was a cyclecar pure and simple. Ward & Avey Ltd. bought the design from John Carden, who had evolved it before the war but who was obsessed with his £100 two-stroke cyclecar on returning to "civvy street." Production of this sporting-looking single-seater or monocar commenced in 1919 at a substantial factory in Somerset Road,...

Page 25 of March 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, March 1960

Vintage Postbag

Sir, I was most interested to read Mr. G. A. Shaw's letter on G.W.K. cars. I have heard it said by many people who have had intimate experience of this make that the real trouble started with the four-cylinder cars, where the presence of a long shaft - inevitable with a conventionally mounted engine - caused whip, with consequent heavy wear upon the friction discs. On the pre-1911 cars, which had...

Page 26 of October 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, October 1966

Veteran — Edwardian — Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. CASTLE COMBE RACE MEETING (Sept. 17th) THE Vintage S.C.C. held another excellent and exciting meeting at Castle Combe last month, rendered pleasant by September sunshine. In practice Merrett was going very fast in Clutton's Type 43 Bugatti until a rod unfortunately broke; while Murray had to remove his E.R.A.'s head to replace a bent push-rod. The...

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