uk June 2016 Classic & Sports Car 31 LOST & FOUND) Ford-engined F2 was fitted with aluminium body. at Silverstone; post-restoration Modified Morgan turns up on cue Bob Courtney from Australia recently wrote to the Morgan Three Wheeler Club to ask if the 1934 F2 that he sold before emigrating in 1967 was still around. At that point, the Club did not know of BUV Then, quite by chance, garage door remote broken Croll wrote to the Club to tell it that he had taken on his father’s Morgan and was having it restored.
It was BUV Croll’s father had bought the F2, the first four-cylinder model, from Courtney with the idea of his wife using it, but she found the clutch too heavy. The car then sat in the conservatory of their house in Rochford, Essex until 1974, when it was moved to Brentwood and placed under a sheet in a garage door remote broken The restoration by EAB Classics of Thaxted has just been completed. The logbook shows that the car had six owners between 1956 and when Courtney bought it, one being Tony Davis of Sunbury-on-Thames. During Davis’ tenure, the failing ash fame was replaced, an aluminium body fitted and the car’s suspension lowered.
The work was done by Mike Hawes, who then gained a First Class award in the Morgan on a one-hour speed trial at the Motor Cycling Club’s event at Silverstone in 1 The Morgan Motor Company’s records show that this car was built for the 1934 Olympia Motorcycle Show and subsequently sold by Maskell’s of Brixton. It is unusual to find a car like this restored back to its modified form. Jaguars to the double We recently heard from an American reader who had made an extraordinary find in Tampa, Florida. The enthusiast, who asked to remain anonymous, was contacted by the widow of a former USAF fighter pilot and offered the two cars that had been languishing in her garage for 35 years. garage door remote broken our correspondent turned up to inspect them, he found himself staring at a brace of his 'n' hers Jaguar E-types.