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by David Large
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Goodwood Festival of Speed
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed

We are fine thanks - just a bit bored. We built new buildings on Rothera and Signy about 20-25 years ago. The only route home I think is (or certainly was) via Port Stanley although if the RAF flights were full then the route was via S America.

David
by David Large
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Goodwood Festival of Speed
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sadly you are right Clive. Motorsport UK cancelled all of the event permits they had issued for this year and there will be more cancellations to come.

David
by David Large
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: General 289
Topic: Bushing bolt seized - now what?
Replies: 18
Views: 280

Re: Bushing bolt seized - now what?

Hi Dave,

I have a 12volt impact wrench I bought from Machine Mart a few years ago - you need to connect it to a 12v battery. It works pretty well for me.
David L
by David Large
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289FIA build in Australia
Replies: 18
Views: 3043

Re: 289FIA build in Australia

I do have a couple of videos on my computer but I have no idea how to present them on this site but I guess I can e mail them to you if you would like to pm me your e mail address.
David
by David Large
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289FIA build in Australia
Replies: 18
Views: 3043

Re: 289FIA build in Australia

Great to hear from you. My 289 is well and seems happy. It is a youngster compared to your car. Mine is BRA no 56, but it has been on the road for 31 years. I do some things to it most years but nothing major and we go on a few road trips etc etc. For more serious touring I bought a Porsche 968 abou...
by David Large
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Build Information
Topic: 289FIA build in Australia
Replies: 18
Views: 3043

Re: 289FIA build in Australia

I saw Aarons car in the UK before his uncle (who I think built it) took it out to Aus. I have a photo of it somewhere. How are you Aaron?

David Large
by David Large
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: BRA 289
Replies: 5
Views: 1897

Re: BRA 289

David, I have a photo of the demonstrator somewhere. I will see if I can find it, but don't hold your breath!

David
by David Large
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: BRA 289
Replies: 5
Views: 1897

Re: BRA 289

They did have a chassis for either 1800cc engines or 3500cc V8, but that was certainly the registration number of the works demonstrator.
by David Large
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: BRA 289 FOR SALE
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: BRA 289 FOR SALE

That is early, mine is no 54 with the kit being bought from BRA in 1985.

David L
by David Large
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: BRA 289 FOR SALE
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: BRA 289 FOR SALE

I have a Mk1 BRA and I can see that this car is a Mk1. Have you any idea what the BRA number is ie BRA289?? It looks like a very nice car to me.

David Large