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by zahistorics
Fri 30 Dec 2016, 19:25
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Enthusiast Car Import Regulations
Replies: 18
Views: 1768

Re: Enthusiast Car Import Regulations

My point about LHD and classic imports is: LHD a sore point with the government, and hasn't been helped by the actions and language of many so called enthusiasts. Last time there was a huge hoo ha and it went to parliament, it was all a lot unnecessary fuss and bother about a simple harmonisation of...
by zahistorics
Wed 28 Dec 2016, 23:36
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Enthusiast Car Import Regulations
Replies: 18
Views: 1768

Re: Enthusiast Car Import Regulations

The problem is engineering any new rules very, very carefully so that they cannot be used for other purposes. Unless you make a very old age limit, you risk opening the doors to the world's scrap. There are plenty of very cheap (like scrap value), viable twenty year or even older cars that you could...
by zahistorics
Tue 27 Dec 2016, 21:51
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: AC Cobra Memoribilia, decals, etc
Replies: 1
Views: 658

Re: AC Cobra Memoribilia, decals, etc

In the days of the Internet why are you limiting yourself to South Africa?
by zahistorics
Tue 27 Dec 2016, 21:49
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: SA Classic car market
Replies: 50
Views: 5487

Re: SA Classic car market

That vid: just waffle. But then they are marketeers who will never actually hype anything, in case others beat them to the money, and will never say anything against anything, in case it devalues what they already have in the pipeline. If you want to make money, the right eighties and nineties cars ...
by zahistorics
Tue 27 Dec 2016, 21:41
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Enthusiast Car Import Regulations
Replies: 18
Views: 1768

Re: Enthusiast Car Import Regulations

Lots of thoughts on this, but one thing that springs to the front of my mind right from the start, is something not to do: Don't involve the no left hand drive rules in this. They have a very different origin, namely road safety, from the general importation rules based on economics. They are very, ...
by zahistorics
Tue 27 Dec 2016, 20:32
Forum: Technical
Topic: VW kombi information
Replies: 15
Views: 2977

Re: VW kombi information

Made in Brazil. A hybrid of T1 and T2. Some were imported into ZA way back.
by zahistorics
Tue 27 Dec 2016, 20:26
Forum: Cars and Parts on Other Sites
Topic: 72 Cortina Perana
Replies: 13
Views: 1433

Re: 72 Cortina Perana

There is no such thing as a V8 Mk3 Cortina Perana.

Tread carefully.
by zahistorics
Sun 25 Dec 2016, 03:07
Forum: Restoration
Topic: ford capri v8 in sweden
Replies: 28
Views: 7584

Re: ford capri v8 in sweden

Patience my friend.

There are no paint codes for the Gunston colours.

You need paint samples to take to your paint maker. This will take a little time to organize. Everyone is on Christmas break.
by zahistorics
Sat 24 Dec 2016, 22:09
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: JAGUAR XF 4.2 V8
Replies: 19
Views: 3683

Re: JAGUAR XF 4.2 V8

FPT wrote:Electronics seem to be a bit of a hasle, seems be.
My friend has the previous model XJR. Electronics issues all came down to bad body earth points. Once those were properly cleaned, issues went away.
by zahistorics
Sat 24 Dec 2016, 17:04
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL.
Replies: 15
Views: 1877

Re: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL.

Merry Christmas all.