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Austin Seven Speedex - Restored For Historic 750 Formula

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Name: Malcolm Gibson



Location: Cheshire

Price: £14,000

Charming race road legal Austin Seven special with great provenance. Car was converted and raced in the 1950s in 750MC Class A with a prototype speedex body and independent bowdenex ifs front axle. Later in the 80s the car was fully rebuilt using a long chassis , enhancing its appearance with a chummy radiator and again raced. In 2008 car was recommissioned for road use competing in the welsh classic car trial.

Eligible for Historic 750 Formula:

Purchased from long term storage in 2018, the car has been upgraded to compete in the 750mc Historic 750 Formula (Class A).

New battery
Alloy racing tank
New tyres,
New adjustable shock absorbers
New brake cylinders and pads
Refurbsihed Powder coated 15in wheels
Chassis and radius arms are strengthened and boxed

The engine has been recently been subject to a rebuild using new + 60 thou race pistons, reconditioned conrods and crankshaft.
1 1/4 su carb.
Jack french high lift cam tappets oversize inlet valves, gas flowed ports
Derek chester sports manifold
Lightened flywheel
Deep finned nippy sump
Overbored oil pump with 4 jet lubrication system and strengthened crankcase.