Over the years I've
built a total of eight cars, and two or three front ends.
The first car was nothing like the rest, and the rest all
follow a similar theme.
I took the opportunity to
take a few pics of these at Foster on our annual two-day
trial there. 22-23rd October 2005. Another good car, now
owned by Peter Hill wasn't there, but I hope to include this
car in the near future.
I can't remember when I built this one, but I do remember
swapping some bricklaying for it. Ady Dekker (a bricklayer)
originally owned the car, distinguishing himself by winning
the 1985 Park Orchards (John Pryce) Trial. The car had about
3 owners since then & is now owned by
Peter McKinney who debuted at Foster
2005. Powered by a 1600cc VW with swing axle rear, cw Kombi
droppers. Like acouple of my other early cars, this one
originally had a swing axle front end, based on Hillman Imp
axle stubs. At first this looked like an easy construction
job, but the track changes on full bump were so much that it
was always hard to judge where the pegs