Australian Twin Cam register



Chassis No:1695_YD_2Year of M/F:19/3/59
Body No:76230Engine No:1283_16GB\U
Reg No:NZ CQ 788Colour:BRG ( Ash grn)
Trim Colour:Black C.S.

Present Owner:Hector, David N.Z.
Previous Owners:F. T. Turpie, NZ. 2/62 -13/12/66. R. Kirk-Burnand, 15/12/67. Various dealers - Greig Andrews Motors, Wellington Syd Jensen Ltd, Palmerston North Automart Ltd, Christchurch

Modifications/History
Built with C.S. less Batt. Used by P & R Williams, Sydney, as demonstrator and registered NSW 29/7/59. Probably the car in S. C. W. article 8/59. First registered in NZ to Turpie 13/2/62. Wanted to race it but blew the motor 1st time out before reaching the 1st corner and it never apppeared again. The centre main bearing cap is a steel item made out of solid, the top half is 0.010" oversize but the cap is right so a 0.010" shim sits on top of the upper shell to take up the slack! Has never given trouble. Also some incompetent machinist had resized the big end eye of one connecting rod end. Secondhand replacement fitted. Car in regular use in club events.

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