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Shame, but at least its still about.
The Original Number JRT 226 now is on a Merc Estate
Found this. may be Blackbush
Well, I was in a certain workshop today offering some creative input in the midst of a lot of head scratching. All I can say is "Oh my! Mr Harries, what ever have you done?" Should you be using cardboard and chicken wire to do that?
Hi all... just wanted to add my thoughts to the great hot n bothered debate!!!.. I grew up in Fulham back in the day, and when I first saw H&B I was mesmerised!!! I was 17 then, im now 53.... it was the most perfect rod ever.... and looking at pics of her now still makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end!!! ( The only thing coming close was Havoc Minor Van and Baldys Small Fry!! ). And seeing Havoc at wheels day last year, and bringing back all those memories, convinces me that H&B must be refurbished/updated to its original glory.. It is simply the most iconic piece of British hotrodding history, and should be preserved for another 30 years.
Good luck to the current owners....... you've opened up a big can of worms!! P.S. What happened to John Baldacchino.......any one know?
Not on this thread Russ lol. Can't wait to see H & B as i said previously, like all the ol ****s on here, i remember it with adoration as a spotty teen still playing with my minor van. Looking forward to the next gathering of brit history.Mel
And thanks Treve and Steve for the comments.
Edd ill give you a cuddle when we meet up again.
Think we need to bring this back on topic a bit maybe? Any updates?
i give up , any one out wanna buy a hemi,,
Originally Posted by Russ D
Ahem, excuse me Cough Cough! Did you miss one other original Ok its another engine in it an the side pipes rotted away but hey, theyhavent been replaced with the correct ones yet (cos I havent found any that are bang on),But as you rightly said Steve things move on.
Sorry Russ, should have mentioned yours, you're right . See you at the supernats mate.
Originally Posted by Hanger18
Sorry most of you are wrong here. As Malcom said I am destroying nothing John did to this car, We are keeping Body, chassis the same. If our so called history means anything to you stop bleating, Buy the car from malcom and RESTORE it. Nothing we have done canot be undone EASILY We are just making this car safe and repairing damage. Better to have this car on the road and being used than rotting in some field or JUST PARKED in some garage. (you know who i meen) .
Bugger Ive broken my golden rule never to be drawn into internet CRAP.
Yup that about gets it for me.
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