Spotted at North Weald

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Spotted at North Weald

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Interesting story behind this car, body was found crushed in a skip, and while it looks like an old 60’s race car, it was only painted in 2019 and “patinated” I loved it!
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Love it!
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Some one postet this pic on FB last year at the Open day at Cheng Lims Thunder Road Cars garage. Word was that the "aged" Cobra is a Hawk. The rear arches were a bit smaller last year.
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It has a leaf spring front end and an extremely scruffy (ie dented and distressed) body. I’m pretty sure the chap may have bought parts from Gerry but I don’t know about a chassis….?
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A real leaf spring? Or just a fake one you can see in the engine bay? No pics Simon?
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No, the real deal….
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:shock: Roger King would have a heart attack :lol:
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Okay, but what is it? Any more pics Simon?
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I understand it’s a “bitsa” assembled from parts collected over 30 years most of which are original AC parts. Registered apparently as an AC. Sorry no more pictures
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Interesting that nobody knows the real story behind this creation and that only four members are in the discussion :-(
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