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You do what?

Post by Victoracing » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:31 pm

This pic cries out for a caption contest.

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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.

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Re: You do what?

Post by Victoracing » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:32 pm

It lugs a bit going through the gears.
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Re: You do what?

Post by Victoracing » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:39 pm

Entering fast turn 1…..

Just a moment fellas, I have to check the dash plaque.
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Re: You do what?

Post by Victoracing » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:47 pm

Does it paddle shift?
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Re: You do what?

Post by Victoracing » Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:00 pm

"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
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Re: You do what?

Post by Victoracing » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:39 pm

. . . only by this gearbox.
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Re: You do what? . . Lancia

Post by Victoracing » Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:52 pm

similar to my Healey nightmare shifter

now the nightmare is having sold it!
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