African RHD 1956A & 64C resto

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M Penta
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Re: African RHD 1956A & 64C resto

#46 Post by M Penta » Tue May 01, 2018 9:07 pm

Great article Matt, and great progress! What is the plan for the 2.1L in the C?

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Matt Kreeve
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Re: African RHD 1956A & 64C resto

#47 Post by Matt Kreeve » Wed May 02, 2018 5:56 am

thanks! It'll all be new parts - thinking scat crank / carillo rods and pistons / modern (Ladow) filter / custom map electric distrib in original housing / standard dansk exhaust etc... so a subtle outlaw ... but with 140-150 bhp ;)
Currently working on two nut+bolt resto's in Cape Town
'56 A RHD 5606 Silver Met) over Green - delivered Nairobi (Cooper Motor Corp)
'64 C RHD 6406 (Irisgrun) w Fawn (rehbraun) - delivered Johannesburg (Lindsay Saker)

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