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      08-06-2009, 11:55 AM   #1
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Baby Austin

Came back to find this little summer project - my Dad's old "Baby" Austin Seven.

I remember trying to get this going in the early 80s with my brother. Runs on a 6 volt battery. Gauge on the top of the radiator reads "Cool Warm Boil"

Wee cracker. Boys are going to tidy her up and put her in the showroom.

In one photo below you se it next to a Micra !

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      08-06-2009, 11:58 AM   #2
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Stcik a HayaBusa engine in it Davoo.
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Stcik a HayaBusa engine in it Davoo.
Have you seen the brakes ?

They work in days not feet when stopping.

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      08-06-2009, 12:54 PM   #4
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Hmmm, tru flat head. Any idea on the hp? Is it worth much money? Neat project.
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      08-06-2009, 12:57 PM   #5
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lets see some more pics of that blue baby gtr
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      08-06-2009, 01:16 PM   #6
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those 22"s?
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Sittin on dubs right there
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Little spruce up continues.

Ordered a cast inlet manifold and gasket, few other bits and bobs. Together with postage came to 30 !!!

Someone has offered us a spare engine.

Hopefully get a spin in it the next time I am home.

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nice project man...

are these runflats?
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Thats gonna look great Dave when It's finished..
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Someone has offered us a spare engine.
Do you bolt that on the back like a spare tyre?
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Looks superb mate, what have you done so far in the spruce-up to make it look that GOOD already!?
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Does it have the HDD based idrive?
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Does it have the HDD based idrive?
Lucky it actually uses electricity It runs on 6 volts.

Painted by hand. Needs a quick rub down. But quite amazing how the coachwork has survived - made from alloy, no rust at all. Like to see our BMWs in 80 years time ....

Met a few people who have fond memories of going trips up to Glasgow in these cars. With a full car. Difficult to comprehend nowadays.

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