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*Updated* 18July2017 - For Sale - 1955 Cooper Mk.9

Mark 9 Cooper 1955 car number 22 VIF 107. Car has just been fully restored by Jan Nix with only 1 race on a new Norton Summerfield ST engine. Car is in pristine condition with new paint and tyres. Ready to race and capable of winning. Only race entered last year took 2nd at Oulton Park. Won the 500 concours cup in 2016 and not used since. Full set of ratios and chokes for the circuits. All receipts and historic paperwork. Asking £32,000 ono. Professionally made jig and a brand new spare chassis built to period specification with correct materials available by separate negotiation. Please call 07801 442452 or email richardecho@hotmail.comClick for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5  


14April2017 - For Sale - JAP 4B with magneto

JAP 4B engine with magneto. Fully rebuilt by Gerry Goodwin with many new parts so is ready to go. £3,000. Ring Robin Shackleton at 01359 251051 or email robinshackleton@hotmail.co.uk  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3  


4April2017 - For Sale - 1951 Cooper Mk V

Chassis number 039/51. Sold from factory to J.Blake and then onto Richard Duggitt in South Africa. Then bought by Trevor Hulks, who ran it with great success. Has VIF for 500 owners club and also log book. Currently has a JAP engine with Rudge 4 valve head but could be exchanged for 4BJAP. Runs with differential. Lovely car to drive. Only selling due to too many cars and not enough space. £26500.00 Ono. Contact Dennis Williams at 07860364216 or email vintageden@aol.com  Click for photo  


7February2017 - For Sale - Alfa Dana F3 500 JAP

This is a 1957 Danish built car that was built to compete against Coopers. The car was imported from Sweden in 2011 and completely rebuilt 3 years ago. It has complete VIF and FIA paperwork. It has a chromeoly chassis and Topolino based suspension with a lay-down Norton gearbox. The rebuild included new bodywork, wider rear wheels updated front brakes and new adjustable GAZ shocks. It has completed in 4 hill-climbs since engine rebuild using brand new crank case and barrel. It comes with: - All original parts including bodywork - Petrol starter - Spare wheels/tyres - Suspension parts - Engine and f/d sprockets, chains, clutches - Barrel of methanol and more. It is a competitive car, ready to Hillclimb (has done 40seconds at Gurston and 44seconds at Wiscombe) or race. Offers based on £26,500 with a spare engine/gearbox and trailer by separate negotiation. Please E-mail beetlebum53@hotmail.com or muttleyracing73@gmail.com with questions or to view.  Click for photo1   Click for photo1  


24January2017 - For Sale - JBS 500

For sale in New Zealand -- JBS 500 built as 52/01 in early 1952. Imported into New Zealand by Ron Frost in 1952. Totally rebuilt in 2010 to the very highest standard by an x Formula One mechanic with car building experience from the Brabham factory. (See the article in “The 500” March 2016) Very few original parts used as they were well worn out. Car is certified as original by the Vintage Car Club authorities in New Zealand as the old parts were kept for verification and full history proven. Very competitive JAP motor with Carrillo rod and Amal GP carb. Motor built by ex UK Speedway rider. Norton/AMC gearbox with split rear axle sprocket for ratio changes. Crankshaft fitted with extension for external starter to engage. (works very well) Great to drive with impressive handling and braking. Car completely as original except for added roll bar, six point seat harness and fire extinguisher. Has additional Koni shocks added at rear but these can be removed if required. Also the Pazon electronic ignition can be replaced with original (rebuilt) magneto. £25,000 ono, plus freight of £1500 or less. Full history available along with photos of early days. Email Max at cmr.mtr91@gmail.com  Click for photos  


5January2017 - For Sale - Cooper Mk. VIII

Originally sold to Bob Gerard in 1948, and Henry Taylor in 1955. Amongst its other notable owners are Sir Thomas Beevor, Peter Geale, Geoff Ingliss, Rodney Cummings, Richard White and Edward Lewis. The car continued to appear at historic events in later years, and was driven to 3rd place by Nick Leston in the Earl of March Trophy at the first Goodwood Revival meeting. In 2000 the car passed to David Holland and was restored in 2005. James Holland campaigned the car until selling the car at the Bonhams Revival Auction in 2015. A comprehensive history folder accompanies the car including a MSA logbook, a current VIF and VSCC 'buff form'. £28,000. Only for sale as the owner has acquired another 500!! Contact: Tony Davies 07815 050854 tonydaviesdds@yahoo.co.uk  Click for photos  


27September2016 - Wanted - Amal Type 27/013 Carb

Dick Rogers in Mira Loma, California is looking for an Amal Type 27/013 carburetor. Read more about it HERE. If you can help Dick out, please get in touch.


15Apr2016 - Wanted - Magnesium hubcap for Cooper T52

Looking for a Magesium hub-cap for my Cooper T52. One was missing when I bougtht the car and I would like an original in magnesium to match the one I have. Please contact Christer Larsson at Mobile +46705597671, Skype christer.larsson0705597671, or email svenchristerlarsson@gmail.com


9Mar2016 - For Sale - 1950 JP Prototype

This is the JP prototype car which was first raced in May 1950 and passed to Mirrilees Chassels who allowed Ron Flockhart to use it at Dunrod that year. The car was been fully restored in 2010 with a 500cc Vincent engine, which has just been rebuilt. The car has extensive history and a 500OA VIF. Email Vernon Williamson at vmw@byways.meClick for photo  

For Sale - Silverfågeln

Silverfågeln” Swedish 500 with documented history. A rebuilt JAP 5 bolt engine with a “Carlsson Special ignition” (it’s a contact breaker system powered by a small 12 V battery built by “Carlsson”, a Swedish engineer). Chassis is restored and suspension is from a Fiat Topolino and in good condition. Now has HTP, period pictures and raced in period in Sweden and internationally. Gearbox is from a BSA-military MC. Hidden extra tank added, alloy UK made to make certain it would not suffer from fuel shortage during race. Lots of spares included, extra gearbox and the original front panel (in bad condition) Two sets of wheels, one set for gravel and one for tarmac Roll-over bar made to FIA spec. Click here for photos. Open for serious offers Contact seller e-mail svenchristerlarsson@gmail.com Skype christer.larsson0705597671 or phone +46 705597671

For Sale - 1951 JBS Mk.1

1951 JBS MK.1 fitted with a C&R Engines Long Stroke Manx(FIA approved) and AMC Gearbox. This well known car has had one owner since 1988 and has been maintained to the highest standard. It has raced successfully in the UK, and on the Continent at: Nurburgring, Spa, Zolder, Zandvoort, Dijon Monthlery and Pau, and once in the USA at Laguna Seca in California. Last raced at Castle Coombe in October 2014. 500 OA Reg No. 121; VIF No. 024 (copies available on request). PRICE: £32,500 (including spares) - All enquiries to Richard Utley. Unit 12, Europark, A5 Watling Street, Clifton, Nr Rugby CV23 0AQTel: 01788 860 724 E-mail: r.utley@btinternet.com Click here for photos



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*NEW* 14April2017 - For Sale - Period Don Parker Trailer - SOLD

Period Don Parker Trailer with winch, spare wheel, ramps, light board, rear legs and jockey wheel. Bed size 4ft 10ins x 9ft 4 ins. Overall size 12ft x 6ft. Ideal for a 500. £750. Ring Robin Shackleton at 01359 251051 or email robinshackleton@hotmail.co.uk  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3  


14April2017 - For Sale - Power Start electric starter - SOLD

Lightweight aluminium. This has had very little use and is in very good condition. Complete with starter switch on cable. The best on the market. No more pushing..........£800. Ring Robin Shackleton at 01359 251051 or email robinshackleton@hotmail.co.uk  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3  


9March2017 - For Sale - Motoring Magazine Collection - SOLD

The time has come for me to dispose of my car magazine collection: Autosport (349 copies between 1951 & 1987), Motorsport (125 copies between 1950 & 1988), Motor Racing (91 copies between 1954 & 1968), Classic Car, Classic and Sports Car & Thoroughbred and Classic Car back to the mid 1970's, Car and Car Conversions back to 1975, a few Motor, Autocar, Practical Mechanics and Rolls Royce club mags to round off the collection. If you are interested, I am happy to email you a complete list and am open to offers! Please contact: Xavier Kingsland. Email: xavierfkingsland@gmail.com or phone: +44 (0) 1489 891482


18January2017 - For Sale - Bound Copies of Autosport Magazine - SOLD

8 bound Volumes of Autosport magazine from the first edition published on 25th August 1950 to the middle of 1954 with an additional 11 volumes of loose copies, covering the period from mid 1954 to the end of 1959. Bound editions of Autosport are for sale on EBay between £50 and £100 per edition and individual copies of the magazine are between £2 and £5, valuing the collection at almost £1,000. Grab a bargain and buy all eight bound volumes and the eleven volumes of loose copies for only £300 o.n.o. (Buyer to collect from the Bristol area) Phone Mike Matthews 01934 627609


22November2016 - For Sale - Pulse Jet Cooper - SOLD

The famous Pulse Jet 1951 Cooper JAP 500 MkV, Norton gearbox, fresh engine, restored. Derek Annable raced this car for one season in 1951, beating the young Bernie Ecclestone at Brands in September. Next owner Jim Miekle fitted a Ford engine for the 1172 Formula, and soon converted it to run on the Pulse Jet, demonstrating it in 1957/58 at Goodwood, Reims, & extensively in NZ and Australia. Stored for years, in 1981 MkV/12/51 passed to Ian & Bev Garmey who rebuilt and raced it for 34 years. Restored by Garmey to original spec, with fresh engine by Dave Gifford. This most famous Cooper 500 should be eligible for the most prestigious events. See 2000 word write up here :- http://www.charlesleith.com/cars-for-sale/1951-cooper-500-jap-the-pulse-jet-car-for-sale . Please enquire to Charles Leith. E-mail: Charles@CharlesLeith.com Telephone: 07973 731508 or 01425 653377. Click for photos  


1November2016 - For Sale - Starter machine - SOLD

Custom made in lightweight aluminium with remote pad switch so it can be used from inside the car. Barely used and comes with purpose made(for Cooper)quick lift jack to lift the other side of the car. Photos attached. Price £500. Contact James Holland on 07980 982367 or email jamesrholland34@yahoo.co.uk for more information. (Essex/Suffolk) Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4  


31October2016 - For Sale - Petrol Starter - SOLD

Petrol Starter unit with Honda engine, good condition. £450. Please email Doug Yates for more information and photos.


31October2016 - For Sale - Lot of Cooper Wheels and Spares - SOLD

Set of 4 Alloy Wheels in excellent condition, a pair of front alloy wheels in good condition, a pair of original front brake backplates complete with cylinders/shoes etc, a pair of new alloy rear uprights, a pair of new front hubs with studs, a pair of steel rear uprights (used), a pair of front uprights used, a pair of brake master cylinders (used), some new chassis plates (swing arm mounts and shocker mounts) , an AMC gearbox, and possibly other parts I`ve missed. Please email Doug Yates for more information and photos.


7October2016 - For Sale - F3 500 Juno - SOLD

Very well sorted “Tiger 100” engine. Chassis, brakes and steering overhauled this year. On 4 Dunlop racing tyres. Well campaigned over the years with the 500 OA and VSCC. Log book and VSCC eligibility, (Wiscombe, low 50’s) History back to the 70’s, so Cat D. Triumph 500 twin engine fully rebuilt by specialist, zero hours, to be included in the sale. Ideal starter to 500 racing. Offers around £12,000. Contact Alastair Hunt 01494 882227 Click for photo1  


28September2016 - For Sale - The Fillingham 500 - SOLD

Maurice is selling the FILLINGHAM 500. The car has a VIF, a JAP engine, AMC gearbox, AMAL 27 carburator, Scintilla magneto. The body is made from GRP and the moulds are supplied with the car. Paddock starter is included. Price £15.000 (18.000 euro). Contact Maurice.vanderbrempt@hotmail.com  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3  


26September2016 - For Sale - Cooper and JAP spares collection - SOLD

All my JAP and Cooper spares which fill approximately a dozen large boxes. There are enough parts to build a complete engine although both the sets of crankcases I have will require some repair work. There is a race ready AMC gearbox and clutch and lots of other bits and pieces. Price £1,500 Contact James Holland on 07980 982367 or email jamesrholland34@yahoo.co.uk for more information. (Essex/Suffolk) 


6September2016 - For Sale - Cooper Mk. V Nose Panel - SOLD

For Sale: Cooper MK V aluminum nose panel. No patches or dents and ready for painting. £800 ono. Email Andy Blackman at c.blackman754@btinternet.com or phone 01275 371402. 


25Aug2016 - For Sale - Brian James Covered Trailer - SOLD

Aluminium box built on a Brian James 12 foot trailer, the box extending out the back to make it 13 feet. Back door with double padlocks folds down to create ramp, internal wheel rack at front which with addition of a piece of plywood makes a great shelf for carrying gear. Tie down hooks on floor to suit 500, winch at front. Doubles as basic sleeping space for race weekends. Tows well at speed due to it being not too high. Brakes serviced last year and wheels (including spare) sandblasted and powder coated. £1600 ono. Contact Richard Grant 07723 390906 email richard@kokoon.co.uk for more photos. Can assist with part delivery if required.  Click for photo1   Click for photo2  


7July2016 - For Sale - Brian James Micro Max Trailer - SOLD

Little used braked trailer, ready to use in excellent condition. 1300kgs gross capacity. 2 wheeled trailer, spare wheel, hitch lock, extending ramps, kick down rear legs. 12 inch wheels. 155/70 12 tyres. Bed 6ft x 10ft. Overall size 7ft x 14ft. Selling as we now have covered trailer. £1200. Call Robin Shackleton. 01359 251051 or email robinshackleton@hotmail.co.ukClick for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3  


16May2016 - For Sale - 1958 Sidney Rudge - SOLD

Bob has is now saying he will take any reasonable offer for the car and has provided a video of the car running (click HERE). If it doesn't sell, he will donate the car to the Phillip Is museum. Dollshead gearbox and 1938 4 valve Rudge 500 both recently rebuilt and modified by Lindsay Urquhart. Ground up chassis and body restoration during 2015. New brakes drive-train etc.,etc. some spares. Aus$35,000. (Approx. £17,000) ONO. Further information on request. See the Sidney page in our Marques Section for period pictures and info. Very detailed Australian history. Email Bob Minogue at bob.minogue@outlook.com


3Apr2016 - For Sale - PRG Tilt Bed Trailer - SOLD

Has been converted to a double decker to take 2 small cars / racing cars. 12’ x 5’ 9” bed size, with 2 speed manual winch, spare wheel and tow hitch lock. Second car ramp can easily be removed and used in a garage for 2-car storage. £1,600. Call Darrell Woods 01562 850314 or email: thewoods.home@btinternet.comClick for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4


Updated 14March2016 - For Sale - 1950 JP (Joe Potts) Mark 1 JAP w/ Don Parker Trailer - SOLD

Unfortunately due to a lack of time to do justice to proper competition, I am putting my cherished 500 race car up for sale which will come as a racing 'package' complete with original Don Parker 500 trailer and a quantity of spares to enable the new owner to initiate racing in the 2016 season. The car is a 1950 JP (Joe Potts) Mark 1 fitted with a 500cc JAP 4B engine. This particular car was subject to a complete restoration around 5 years ago by one of the 500 OA club members and is still in fantastic condition. It has the necessary 500 Owners Association VIF registration and MSA log book to compete and a history file is also available. Full details (including spares) and photos are available on request. Offers are invited in the region of £25,000. Email hursley500@aol.com or tel. 07713835367   Click for photo  


6Mar2016 - For Sale - 1948 Cooper Mk.2 - SOLD

Chassis No. 20, reluctantly for sale as we have moved to France and it is getting little or no use. 5 stud JAP motor with Amal Type 27 carburettor, lay down Norton gearbox and a diff. Some spares as well. Nice original car, not very competitive in my hands but great fun and I am sure it could be persuaded to go much quicker! History known since 1959 and has VIF. Car is in the Charente but I am happy to email pictures, or if you fancy a break, we are happy to do B&B!! Offers in the region of £20K please. Email Tony Hodson at hthodson@icloud.comClick for photo1   Click for photo2


29Feb2016 - For Sale - Purpose-built Enclosed Trailer and Solo Paddock starter - SOLD

Bespoke low-profile trailer designed specifically for 500 type race car. It is 4 wheel, hydraulically braked, completely enclosed with hinged, domed roof (operated by hydraulic struts) and hinged tail/ramp. The whole body is made of stainless steel and is completely secure and lockable. The body tilts for easy loading/unloading and there is an electric winch with remote operation. Fully wired with lights. (This is the ultimate 500 trailer!) Email for photos. £2,500

Also, Electric Solo paddock starter. Brand new and unused. From Solo Motorcycle Products Cost over £700 a bargain at £550. Contact Ken Hawes 07831 299270 or 0161 980 2692 or email kenb@hawesnet.com.    


1Feb2016 - Wanted - Cooper Front Wheel - FOUND

Front wheel for late Cooper (Bearing in wheel type). Must be in good serviceable condition. Please contact: George Shackleton: 07906 064118 or email georgeshackleton@hotmail.com.    


8Dec2015 - For Sale - Covered trailer built specifically to house a Cooper 500. - SOLD

Very light, (unbraked) flatbed 2 wheel trailer with flexible covering and zipped flaps at either end. Tows extremely well and in good order. Comes with spare wheel. See attached photos. £500
Email jamesrholland34@yahoo.co.uk or tel. 07980 982367   Click for photo1   Click for photo2


8Dec2015 - For Sale - Methanol - SOLD

Two unopened 25 litre drums plus a nearly full 3rd. £50. Email jamesrholland34@yahoo.co.uk or tel. 07980 982367


23Nov2015 - For Sale - 1953 Cooper Mk7 - SOLD

For Sale 1953 MK 7 Cooper. This car is the Eric Brandon Works Car from 1953. It is in perfect racing order with engine options and some spares. Price £40,000 to £45,000 depending on which engine and spares. Phone Fred Walmsley 07711810373 if interested. Click for photo 1 Click for photo 2


23Nov2015 - For Sale - Cooper Mk5 - SOLD

Restored by Brian Jolliffe in 1989 and then campaigned by him for over 10 years before going into storage. Refurbished by Brian prior to my purchase in early 2014 and since then new tyres have been fitted all round, drive shafts replaced by much stronger Imp items, new front and rear Gaz adjustable shock absorbers, rebuilt gearbox and the JAP engine has been rebuilt by Jan Nycz and is suitable for both Hills and Circuits. Comes with original FIA papers and 500 OA VIF so eligible for all club Championships. £22,500. Call Xavier Kingsland 01489891482 or Email: xavierfkingsland@gmail.com Click for photo

For Sale - Cooper Rear Wheel - SOLD

Single cast Cooper wheel. Quite old but straight and with only minor pitting. A few minor kerb marks but looks fine. £300 ono neil@hodgeslondon.plus.com

For Sale - JAP Engine - SOLD

Needham JAP Speedway engine, built specifically for circuit racing featuring; heavy duty bottom end, Large Mains, H section steel rod, oil control ring and big fin barrel. Finned exhaust valve cup, pilgrim oil pump, standard cam and compression, tacho drive. Only run briefly since rebuild. SEM Magneto fitted, timed to 36° rebuilt by Ted Salmon and giving a spark. Engine stand. Click for photos. £3,000.Email: neillywheely2000@gmail.com

For Sale - Cooper Rear Wheels - SOLD

One pair of Cooper cast rear wheels. Tidy and will balance up as well as any. Click here for Photos. £900 for the pair.

For Sale - Cooper Front Wheels - SOLD

One pair of Cooper cast front wheels. Tidy and will balance up as well as any. Come will Cooper centre badges and tyres for paddock use only as they are hard and cracked. Click here for photos £900 for the pair

For Sale - Pair of Kiefts - SOLD

CK 52 Well known, competitive car, with 500 VIF, sold direct from the works to Dick Irish, Cleveland arborist, the first Kieft into the USA. Fully documented history from new. Previous full restoration by Charlie Banyard - Smith. Purchased by me in 2010 from Nigel Ashman. Many podium finishes and Class wins, when driven by Nigel, including entries in the USA, Portimao, Le Mans, Goodwood Revival, and most of the UK circuits. Driven by Nigel to the circuit racing Championship in 2010. CK R3/7 In part restored condition, most of the hard work having been done. Includes some items for completion, fuel tank, pump. New body fitted. Requires, engine / gearbox. Photos click here These cars represent a quite unique package, resulting in (with a little work), a significant opportunity to own two stunning race cars. I invite a serious offer for both cars, from a 500 OA member or friend, prior to advertising elsewhere. Will consider splitting. Also available, reg no. X1EFT. Cars available for any inspection, by appointment, close to junction 13, A14. Please contact me on pat.barford@btopenworld.com or 07802 217327 to discuss.

 
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