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Citroen C4

Author: Joseph Schmitt Thursday, 25 January 2018

Citroen C4Nach eine probefahrt ausgebrand!!!! SCH.........
Citroen C4.
   

Egypt RAC winners cup

Author: john hornby Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Egypt RAC winners cupHi, i recently bought at auction a very large winners cup, and would like to learn more about its history.
The cup stands 2foot tall at the handles and the bowl is 9inches in diameter, silver plate (no hall marks) 
The inscription on the front reads :- COUPE CHALLENGE CIRCUIT DU DESERT, offerte par, MOHMED TAHER PACHA, president du royal automobile club.
I have discovered who Mohamed Taher was, he also was a founding member and president of the Egyptian olymics board. Not much info about him really, and no pictures.
On the back of the cup it reads:-
1934 Robert Khayat sur Ford
1935 George Pharaon sur Renault
          Latino Tozzi Condivi sur Fiat (Balilla)
1936 Behrendt Von Homeyer sur D.K.W.
1937 Lattino Tozzi  Condivi sur Fiat (Balilla)
          Raoul Kanah                 sur Fiat (Balilla)
1938 Lattino Tozzi Condivi sur Fiat (Balilla)

I guess the war stopped further races, Id like to know who the winners were, and pictures or info on them or their cars would be great, And any information regards the Coupe Challenge Circuit Du Desert would be great. many thanks in advance.
I'm guessing its a bit of a mystery as to how this cup ended up in Perth Western Australia, Probably one of Lattion's relatives brought it here as he was the last winner.


  
   

1936 & 1937 MGSA in NZ

Author: Paul Turner Friday, 19 January 2018

1936 & 1937 MGSA in NZMGSA Silver one has been in family since 1968 and the blue one was completely dismantled in the 1960s and I have put it back together again over the past six years. 
Both cars new in New Zealand. Blue one 1936 and the silver one 1937 and has been on the road most of its life. The body has never been off the chassis and it drives very well.  
   
   

Coupe - Francisco Pueche will be present at Rétromobile, stand nr. 1N102

Author: coupe - rafael pueche Thursday, 18 January 2018

Coupe - Francisco Pueche present at Rétromobile, stand nr. 1N102
   

Packard

Author: Lucas Howard Monday, 08 January 2018

PackardI have no idea what this old packard tank goes to. Any help would be great. 
   
   

Brake Shoe - What is it?

Author: Jonathan Sierakowski Friday, 12 January 2018

Brake Shoe - What is it?Greetings Prewarcar!

I have had this brake shoe for 10-15 years, I saved it from a whole box of domestic (American) brake shoes because it was so different.

The casting is unusual and I can't find any markings except for a "27" or "2-7" and a "B" or "8" within a circle. There is also another casting that doesn't show well in pictures that could be "TV" and then some other characters.

Any thoughts from the community appreciated!

Jonathan Sierakowski
   
   

Mystery Engine

Author: Morley Friday, 12 January 2018

Mystery EngineHello,
I was wondering if anyone recognised what this engine might be. Don't seem to be able to find much casting info on it. Told it is pre 1921. Not sure if Car, Bike, Tractor or stationary etc.
Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you
Morley
  
   

Empire Special

Author: Franklin Woodcock Saturday, 13 January 2018

Empire SpecialI built this Morris based special about 1980 and sold it in 1993 to a chap named K.Jolley in Eye near Peterborough. I know from the DVLA records that it has been on SORN for the last 3 or 4 years. If anyone knows its whereabouts now I would be most grateful for any information. 
Thanks, Franklin Woodcock, Houghton on the Hill, Leics.
 
   

Austin 10

Author: Ashwin Batra Friday, 05 January 2018

Austin 10
Hello I would like to restore an Austin 10 sitting in the garage for years but wanted help in identifying the exact model so that I can source the correct parts. Would you be able to help with the attached photos?
Many thanks,
Ashwin
    
   

Humberette

Author: Trevor Rubie Sunday, 31 December 2017

HumberetteIn NZ on a holiday two years ago and had the chance to see this amazing vehicle. I believe it is a Humberette but I must admit I was more interested in what was hidden under the car cover behind it. 
The hidden vehicle is the subject of a couple of earlier photos I sent in just a few minutes ago.
   

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