Articles tagged John Haining

Page 6 of February 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, February 1944

ALVICACITY

ALVICACITY John Haining adds to our information on this popular marque roasts the feet in warm weather. The IPOSSESS two " 12/50 " Alvis cars as well as several incomplete editions of the make. The first car, and my favourite, is a 1924 "12/50," engine number 3512, actually a 1925 model, with an open 3-door 4-seater body, and originally it had rear-wheel brakes only. I ran this car in peace-time...

Page 20 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1947

Club News

We Hear F. P. Thornpson is getting good service from a 1925 Austin "Heavy Twelve-Four" and considers that the more stolid vintage cars should receive their meed of praise. He would exchange a rather rusty model T Ford for Austin spares and knows of bits and pieces for 1913 G.W.K., Overland, Chrysler, Buick and other cars. A 2-cylinder Renault in reasonable condition is apparently for disposal...

Page 18 of August 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 1944

RUMBLINGS

RUMBLINGS It will be recalled that D. K. M. Marendaz once toyed with the idea of renovating" 30/98 " Vauxhalls ; his plan never got under way, but, New subsequently, Crackington Motors, of Wine . . Welwyn, and other firms did this work. And H. M. Bentley and Partners, Ltd., made an excellent job of reconditioning old-school Bentleys, after these cars had gone out of production. We are now able to...

Page 17 of February 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1944

Club News

WE HEAR Denys Axel-Berg has recently acquired an excellent" Red Label "3-litre Bentley, which he is having restored by the Imperial Garage, Lyndhurst, where a very early Panhard keeps it company. H. has a 1926 " 14/40" DIS. Delage with a very .sound engine, which he would dispose of for about £50, or would exchange for anything of equivalent appeal. He reports a " 19/100" Austro-Daimler, short-...

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RUMBLINGS

Our remarks on the need for a utility sports car have aroused considerable comment. Last month we published the views of F. .J. Peter Hambling and John Haining on this Monkhouse subject. Now we are pleased to give Replies the views of Peter ,Monkhouse, of Monaco, Ltd.—even though he is an "anti." Monkhouse—he of the hectic shirts—also gives some more information about the Monaco M.G. which will...

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