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by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

Unidentified ELVA racers, from the UK elva.com site
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

E1075 coupe
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

E1005 barn find notchback coupe
ADC 722B
"Bo" latest owner UK
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

901 YUF
yellow Mk.III
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

Craig Amos 200/25/R
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

John Harper owns 200/15/R, Barry Worsey's gem.
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

100/41/L reported sold to England recently
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

100-33 UEA 600.jpg
100/33
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

Goodwood 2017
sports racers IV and V
by Victoracing
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Cars in UK
Replies: 19
Views: 3639

Re: Cars in UK

One of the six 1955 Elva sports racers
by Victoracing
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: NY 1963…A Look At Sports Car Racing… Dave Wild
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: NY 1963…A Look At Sports Car Racing… Dave Wild

Racing Sports Cars site had an entry list, SCCA National Aug.24,1963.
8-24-63 Glen Natl movie race Wild 16L 2.png
by Victoracing
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: NY 1963…A Look At Sports Car Racing… Dave Wild
Replies: 1
Views: 442

NY 1963…A Look At Sports Car Racing… Dave Wild

The lost video is found on Vimeo. Dave Wild's black #64 EP aka 100/16/L is featured in a movie documenting the summer regional racing season in western New York. https://vimeo.com/4139756 . Dave Wild Studebaker wagon tows 100-16-L, 1963.png . Tracks visited include Dunkirk and Watkins Glen. Other dr...
by Victoracing
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: CLASSIFIEDS Summer 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 1409

CLASSIFIEDS Summer 2018

Several nice cars to choose from, I'll try to keep track. 1958 Courier uprated race car ….. Michael Oritt, MD ….. 100/15/L; white/red 1600, disk brakes 1963 Courier 1800 race car ….. Charles Turvey, CA ….. E1066; green ….. http://www.race-cars.com/carsales/elva/1487549725/1487549725ss.htm Re-listed ...
by Victoracing
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: What do you need
Topic: I need a set of Courier Molds
Replies: 3
Views: 1801

Re: I need a set of Courier Molds

For you Mk.IV Courier owners….

Bruce Chambers, COMPETITION SUPPLIES at Silverstone, has body mould and his hardtop designed for C4.

See his ad in the classified posts, "hardtop" 2017.
by Victoracing
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: My photos are too large to post . . SOLUTION
Replies: 0
Views: 458

My photos are too large to post . . SOLUTION

The new digital cameras and smart phones take amazing pictures. When you go to share them here on the website they are rejected as "file too large" All is not lost, the solution is in re-sizing, which I just found is quick and fairly easy. Download the photos to your computer, mine is "iPhoto" View,...
by Victoracing
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: You do what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: You do what? . . Lancia

similar to my Healey nightmare shifter

now the nightmare is having sold it!
gc
by Victoracing
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: You do what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: You do what?

. . . only by this gearbox.
by Victoracing
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Links to places of interest
Replies: 0
Views: 541

Links to places of interest

Spotted on Rt.287, NNJ
This is not foto-shopped at all.
by Victoracing
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Courier photos on the Registry
Replies: 0
Views: 670

Courier photos on the Registry

There are photos of every Courier found on the Registry , secure half of this site. You must log on to view this section. This long-planned project has finally come to fruition. I hope you find it interesting and useful. Please send me updated digital photos to keep the album fresh. gc Victoracing
by Victoracing
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Links to things or places of interest
Topic: Roger Dunbar engine number search June 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 633

Roger Dunbar engine number search June 2018

You may have seen this post on the UK elva website... https://www.elva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=915 Be advised Roger is in possession of the "Courier short list" spreadsheet that includes the chassis and engine numbers gathered from factory brass tags sent to me for the registry. 1) no need to ...
by Victoracing
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: You do what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: You do what?

"Experienced" drivers can relate. Fill in the blank . . . .

"well that's OK Johnny, I had trouble learning to drive the _____________ ."

a) three-on-the-tree
b) Model T
c) Healey 100
d) Porsche 5 speed
by Victoracing
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: You do what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: You do what?

Does it paddle shift?
by Victoracing
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: You do what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: You do what?

Entering fast turn 1…..

Just a moment fellas, I have to check the dash plaque.
by Victoracing
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: You do what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

Re: You do what?

It lugs a bit going through the gears.
by Victoracing
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: You do what?
Replies: 6
Views: 1075

You do what?

This pic cries out for a caption contest.

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FJ shift pattern tag  cropped.jpg
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Photo courtesy of Don Roof, Jr. and his ELVA 200 FJr
I presume the midengine FJr used the Hewland (inverted VW) transaxle.

gc
by Victoracing
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: What is for sale
Topic: BaT June 21, '18 . . uprated early Courier 100-15-L on east coast
Replies: 0
Views: 854

BaT June 21, '18 . . uprated early Courier 100-15-L on east coast

Mike Oritt, "Awgertoo" on the old Forum, is offering the 1958 Courier 15L for sale. The car has a long history dominating the small-bore class with 1500cc and drum brakes, running multiple series from Sebring to the Glen from 1980s Bob Schmidt to Michael in the 00s. Per the ad, Mike has rebuilt 100-...
by Victoracing
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Who is new
Topic: New ELVA 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2098

Re: New ELVA 2018

There is an update posted 25 March. Bio of Steve Nichols, an American. This short bit taken from the OCTANE article, if I may…. Nichols left McLaren at the end of 2000 and became technical director at Jaguar before stepping away from Formula 1 altogether. His latest venture is a project to relaunch ...
by Victoracing
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: What are you up too
Topic: Sport cars
Replies: 0
Views: 1116

Sport cars

Sometimes I read a comment and just say "Yeah" I wish I could have put that feeling into words. Peter Egan, Satch Carlson, and Brock Yates immediately come to mind. This one is from Burdy, on Bring-A-Trailer. "Some of us enjoy driving uninhibited, lightweight, tactile, 3 pedal machines that you can ...
by Victoracing
Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Pictures & Video
Topic: Mk.IV sports at Amelia Island, March 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 920

Re: Mk.IV sports at Amelia Island, March 2018

I found some other photos while searching for the owner's name.

Does anyone know Mr.Ralph Bonanotte, from Chicago? … the tenor sax player, right?
Roger says also co-owned by Ben Kruidos. Thanks!