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Know your cars and parts?

Post by HealeyBN7 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:06 pm

Monterey weekend provided for some spectacular sights. Austin took many great photos. Here is one of my favorites.
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The rest of the photos we will use for a game of guessing. Points will be awarded for the first correct guess with the Make, Model and Year.

You might recall that we played a version of this game with Goodwood photos back in 2009 (Yes - it has been that long). The rules are slightly different this time as only a part of the vehicle will be shown.

The first on is a very easy one. Worth 5 points. Good luck.

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Post by Steve Simmons » Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:43 pm

My guess is a 1960 Austin Healey BN7 with numbers on it and a leather strap across the bonnet.

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Post by HealeyBN7 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:58 pm

Steve Simmons wrote:My guess is a 1960 Austin Healey BN7 with numbers on it and a leather strap across the bonnet.
See that is easy. Although your are technically correct and awarded five points, it isn't the car you are thinking about but this one here on the lawn.
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Post by Fifty Six MGA » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:29 pm

Fun...bring them on!
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Post by HealeyBN7 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:52 pm

This one is also a 5 pointer...
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Post by tykluss18 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:17 pm

That's an E-Type exhaust! :thumbs:

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Post by malcolmr18zoy » Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:29 pm

Yes, specifically a 3.8 liter E-type rear exhaust.
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Post by Martin Keller » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:17 am

More specifically a 1970 or 71 3.8 ltr. is my guess.
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Post by Larry Kluss » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:23 am

No, it has to be '68 or older, series 1 or 1.5, so it can be either 3.8 or 4.2.

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Post by Larry Kluss » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:25 am

No one guessed on the very first photo...3 Porsche 911's, 1973. :D

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Post by malcolmr18zoy » Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:00 am

That E-type exhaust can only be a 3.8 '61 to '64. The long resonator, and short tail pipes are the clue. 4.2s have a short resonator, and longer tail pipes.

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Post by Larry Kluss » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:12 pm

Upon closer inspection, you are right, Malcolm!

I should have caught that detail :oops:

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Post by HealeyBN7 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:37 pm

We are getting close...Make, Model and Year?

Same car. One more hint.
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Post by malcolmr18zoy » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:50 pm

1963 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Open 2 seater.
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Post by HealeyBN7 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 6:26 pm

malcolmr18zoy wrote:1963 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Open 2 seater.
Malcolm
Malcolm gets the full 5 points.

I am not convinced we would have arrived at the answer without Tyson's initial help, so he gets 2 points.

Larry should have known better - 0 points, but awarded 4 points for the Porsche 911 commentary.

Totals to date:
Steve - 5
Malcolm - 5
Larry - 4
Tyson - 2

Austin and I will discuss the next photo over sushi...

Here is the far away shot.
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Post by HealeyBN7 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:43 am

A little different... Make and Model - worth 5 points.
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Post by whitebuffalo » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:02 am

I would say a re-VIN late 1990's era Rover Mini Cooper registered as a 1970 or '71 most likely in red

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Post by tannyo » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:09 am

1971 Austin Mini Cooper

http://classicshowcase.com/index.php/in ... detail/234" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Google was my friend, though the airbags made me wonder.

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Post by HealeyBN7 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:15 am

Mike nailed this one. He knows his 80 inch cars. It is in fact a re-VIN and in red to boot. Mike earns the full 5 points.

Arg. I didn't expect Tanny to google the VIN. One smart cookie. I'll have to be more careful next time. Although it is advertised as a 71 Austin, it is in fact a 1990 Rover with air bags and pounds of smog and electronic equipment. Tanny gets two points for outsmarting the staff.

Totals to date:
Steve - 5
Malcolm - 5
Mike - 5
Larry - 4
Tyson - 2
Tanny - 2

This is what was attached to the description.
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The next one will be harder.

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Post by whitebuffalo » Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:33 am

I remembered the description from a Mecum sale and knew I remembered it as a re-Vin Mini. As for the red part, aren't most Minis red :P

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Post by Fifty Six MGA » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:53 pm

malcolmr18zoy wrote:1963 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Open 2 seater.
Malcolm

For our education, can you explain what the shot of the wheel/dash told you that allowed you to pin down the year?
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Post by malcolmr18zoy » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:00 pm

61 and 62 do not have the thumb groove oin the steering wheel. 64 has a black center dash.
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Post by HealeyBN7 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:27 am

Saturday's puzzle.... Make and Model. Another 5 pointer.
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Re: Know your cars and parts?

Post by Steve Simmons » Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:06 am

GT40?

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Post by equiprx » Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:01 pm

More likely a Ford GT.

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