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*NEW* 7January2019 - For Sale - Vomper

Unidentified 500cc racing car, restoration project, missing engine and transmission. May have been modified during its working life. Bears the name " Vomper " on the side and this has been over painted at some point. Dimensions and more photos available if required. Asking £1200 although reasonable offers may be considered. Location of car for viewing is near Carlisle, about 1 mile from J44 on the M6. Please contact Robin Storey or phone 01387 810953 .  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4  

5December2018 - Wanted - Floatbowls for Dellorto for the Larkens

Mike D. has found his Dellorto, but still needss 2 SS1 floatbowls. Any assistance appreciated. Please call ++31(0)651817430 or email tuco_ramirez@hotmail.com

9November2018 - For Sale - Whitfill Special 500 cc F3 car

The Whitfill Special was created by a mechanic of Dan Guerney in the USA. It is a miniature replica of a Watson Indycar Roadster, down to torsion bar rear springs. The engine is located in front by the driver's knee. The Whitfill Special has had several invites to the Goodwood Revival because of its unique and special character. With 500 cc F3 cars on the race card of the 2019 Goodwood Revival, the Whitfill is a unique opportunity to be on the grid there in September. Car has been fully restored and will be sold with orginal engine and gear box, both fully reconditioned by SRM. A powerful engine can be bought to go with it. Car is located in Warwickshire / England. Asking price: 32.500 pounds ONO. More historical information can be found here. Emails directly to: rudernsthh+whitfill@gmail.comClick for photo  

28October2018 - For Sale - 1952 EGS (Eric Guest Special)

JAP engine with Royal Enfield gearbox. A complete car but will need a little recommissioning. Car has been stored dry. Being sold due to new project. Some history. Located in the Midlands. £16000 ovn. For further details please contact martyn.baylis@googlemail.comClick for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4  

26October2018 - For Sale - Baird 500 F3

This is an original 1950's car but the identity has been lost. The car is known to the 500OA and features in the Marques - Histories and Mysteries section of the website. It is currently in 'barn-find' condition having sat unloved in my storage unit for the past 5 years. It has a freshly rebuilt JAP type 6 engine, Norton Dollshead box, Amal T27 carb and BTH Dirt Track magneto. It will need some fettling before use but not much. I have put everything I know about the car including pre and post rebuild photos into a short document which I will email to interested parties. Email kennybairdie@aol.com kennybairdie@aol.com for more info.  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3  

11October2018 - 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 now has certification as Category B (original with incomplete history) by The 500 Owners Ass. and can be raced at their events including Goodwood. Very competitive JAP motor with Carrillo rod and Amal GP carb. Has original type Lucas (rebuilt) magneto. Motor built by ex UK Speedway rider Dave Gifford with new crank cases and magneto mount. Norton/AMC gearbox with split rear axle sprocket for easy ratio changes. Crankshaft fitted with extension for external starter to engage. (starter works very well and supplied with car) 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 which considerably improves handling. £25,000, freight free to major UK port. Full history available along with photos of early days. Email Max at cmr.mtr91@gmail.com  Click for photos  

31Aug2018 - Wanted - JAP 84S head

WANTED: JAP 84S head. With or without valve gear. Please call Richard Grant ph. 07723 390906 or email richardjgrant4@gmail.com.  


500cc Jap engine,lay down Norton gear box. Self starter fitted for ease of use. Fully restored and ready to race. Hill climbed at Wiscombe this year. VIF 500 owners certificate. Spares include 4 wheels. Photographic history included. Very good condition. Only 10 made. This one is the fifth one made. £25000. Contact Dennis Williams 07860364216 or email vintageden@aol.com   Click for photo  

6Jan2018 - For Sale - 1953 Formula 2 Cooper Mk.VII

1953 Formula 2 Cooper JAP 1100 Twin. All original and correct with a full uninterrupted history folder. Engine is a JAP mkII 1100cc with alloy barrels and magnesium crankcases, numbered and correct. The gearbox is a Norton dolls head with Manx gears. The car has been restored maintaining its originality, refreshing all components whilst keeping patina intact. Last competed at the Chateau Impney Hill Climb July 2017. A great car for the best historic hill climbs or circuit events. Located in the midlands. For further details and photographs please contact marcusblack@me.com or +44(0)7918148241   Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5   Click for photo6   Click for photo7   Click for photo8   Click for photo9   Click for photo10   Click for photo11   Click for photo12  

6Dec2017 - For Sale - 1953 Genuine Works Cooper Mk 7

1953 Genuine Works Cooper Mk 7 chassis number MK7453, VIF number 049. This car comes with a comprehensive history of ownership and results and has been owned and raced by a number of important drivers including Eric Brandon, D Johnson and A Prince. The sale includes a full pictorial history of its restoration to an outstanding standard by Fred Walmsley and many original parts including wheels, bodywork and fuel tank. The car comes with a new un-raced Walmsley Long Stroke engine and is ready to race...perfect for Goodwood 2019! The car is priced at £30,000 ono and a fully enclosed trailer with awning is also available. I am also separately selling the 1952 works Norton engine which was installed in the car in 1953. For further details please contact me at juliandfide@gmail.com  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5   Click for photo6   Click for photo7   Click for photo8   Click for photo9  

5Dec2017 - For Sale - 500 Parts

Petrol paddock starter, Honda motor running well. JAP 84S big port head, complete with valves/springs etc. JAP 5 stud bare head, Pilgrim oil pump, Race Transponder with charger. Please email Doug Yates for more information and more photos. Click for photo1

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  

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

Past Adverts:

27November2018 - For Sale - Brian James Minno trailer - SOLD

For sale £750. Brian James Minno trailer, Twin Axle, regularly serviced, 3 new tyres and rims. Stainless steel brake cable upgrade. LED marker light and rear light upgrade. New winch supplied, old one works but cable wearing. OS rear leg broken when someone reversed car off trailer with driver door open. Never fixed as I didn’t want it to happen again. Selling trailer as moving overseas and it’s no longer required. Contact Mark Lewis at the4rgroup@gmail.com or 07967 661882 .  Click for photo1   Click for photo2  

22October2018 - For Sale - Two lots of Cooper F3s - SOLD

I have two lots of cars for sale. Lot 1 are a pair of Cooper F3 cars. One is a Mk7 the other is a MK9. They were recently pulled out of a barn in Massachusetts. The MK9 engine is apart. There are a quantity of spares, both mechanical and bodywork. Price $22,500 for the pair. Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5   Click for photo6   Click for photo7   Many more photos located HERE  

Attached are photos of the other lot, a Cooper Mk4. I don't have much history on it. It came out of the same Massachusetts barn that the Mk7 and Mk9 came out of. It was owned from 1959 to 1972 by Milo Kibbe in the USA. Photos of it racing in 1960 show it looking in this exact layout. She's a lovely old thing. Price. $19,500. Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5   Click for photo6   Click for photo7   Click for photo8   Many more photos located HERE  

Note: all cars are located in USA. Daniel Rapley Tel: +1-203-470-5298 or Email: danielrapley@gmail.com 

16October2018 - For Sale - Emeryson 500 F3 - SOLD

Nice crisp JAP engine rebuilt by Gerry Goodwin. Whole car rebuilt and in excellent condition with 500 Owners Association VIF. Handling well sorted after much effort and hill climbed by me for the last four seasons. A very fast and pretty car formerly owned by Duncan Rabagliati. £22,500. Spare engine and starter available if required. Would consider interesting project or parts,Jap twin bits or vintage m/c in p/ex. Colin Rogers 01634 220650, or ccrogers@tiscali.co.uk  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3  

12October2018 - For Sale - Assorted 500 Spares - SOLD

After 36 years of involvement with 500 cars it’s time to reduce my collection of spares. See pictures. There are some very rare items including:- Remanufactured Kieft front suspension silent brake bushes. Billet machined Kieft splined wheel centres. New Cooper steering rack and pinions. Original Cooper steering rack assembly. New Cooper quill shaft – both types. Two new heavy duty Kieft 60 spoke rear wheels. HRG Calliper which only fits Mk 9. This is the only one I have ever seen and needs work. Plus many other items. I will bring them all to the AGM. Enquiries Charlie Banyard Smith Tel 01788 822091 or Email charliebs@btinternet.com  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4  

4Oct2018 - For Sale - Emeryson - SOLD

EMERYSON FOR SALE 500cc long stroke J. A. P. (Reconditioned) Includes twin float carb and new Magneto. Original bodywork which is reclaimable. Original chassis which has been modified over the ages. Braking system has been renewed New shock absorbers. Knock on wire wheels A beautiful car that is Currently loosely assembled to check that all major components are there. Most components are either powder coated or chromed. Previously owned by Peter Mould, Cyril Hale and Phil Spencer. Good History file. Car is situated in Cheshire £15.000 Any questions contact Guy Greaves on 07775914081 or guygreaves@hotmail.com Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4  

21Aug2018 - For Sale - 1956 BJR 500 - SOLD

This must be the most beautiful car on this planet, she looks great, sits great, an all aluminium body and lots of history with the car, more history than Henry the 8th.Reluctant to sell. Price £28.000 You wont buy a better car, this includes a JAP engine 500. Tony Davies 07815050854 Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4  

7Aug2018 - For Sale - JAP 1100 MK1 V TWIN ENGINE and MOTOR MOUNTS - Listing Removed

JAP 1100 MK1 V TWIN ENGINE no. W/Z/95239/6. One of the 27 produced. Unused for the last 30 years. Needs rebuilding but basically sound. Mag platform has weld repairs. Flywheels need new big end and possibly rods. 1 mag cap and pick up missing. £20,000 Firm Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5   Click for photo6   Click for photo7  

1 PAIR of V TWIN ENGINE MOUNTS from Stirling’s Mk 2 Cooper. Should fit from Mk 2 through to Mk5 £500 Click for photo1   Click for photo2  

Inspection welcome near Junction 18 of M1. Contact Charlie Banyard Smith, Tel 01788 822091 or email charliebs@btinternet.com  

9July2018 - For Sale - Original Dunlop Magnesium Wheels - SOLD

6 off Original Dunlop Magnesium Wheels as fitted to JBS, Starride etc etc. The blue ones are 3 inch, the silver ones are 2.5 inch. One of the silver wheels has corrosion in the tyre well from moisture inside the tyre but it probably still usuable. The other 5 all look to be in really good condition but need chromating and repainting. For sale as one lot only. Fixed price £1,600. Inspection welcome near Junction 18 of M1. Contact Charlie Banyard Smith, Tel 01788 822091 or email charliebs@btinternet.com   Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4  

29May2018 - For Sale - Monopoletta BMW 500 - SOLD

Unique opportunity to acquire an unusual and rare 500. Built 1950 by Helmut Polensky, (one other car known in Hamburg museum). 500cc BMW 'boxer' engine overhauled and ready to fit. Part finished alloy bodywork. Numerous parts and spares. Interesting project which, when finished will be welcome at all 500 race/hillclimb events. Best offer over £15000 by end of June will secure. Any inspection positively encouraged, can be viewed 10 mins from junction 13 on A14. Also available 4 fully refurbished spoked wheels @ £1500. Interested? Contact me anytime on pat.barford@btopenworld.com or 07802 217327   Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5   Click for photo6   Click for photo7  

20Apr2018 - For Sale - Woodford Lightweight Covered Trailer - SOLD

Single axle, 11’ x 5’ 5” bed size. Two brand new tyres. Comes with winch, aluminium box for carrying fuel/tools, several zipped flaps for easy access, spare wheel, two good ramps, tread plate filled bed centre and stabiliser legs for loading. White top for a brighter inside. Tows well and in good order. £1,200. See photos attached. Contact Darrell Woods on 01562 850314 or 07802 448117 or email: thewoods1990@gmail.com   Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5   Click for photo6   Click for photo7   Click for photo8  

16Feb2018 - For Sale - 1955 Cooper Mk.9 - SOLD

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 £28,500 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  

8Jan2018 - Wanted AMC gearbox - FOUND on eBay

Condition not to important as long as cases are OK. Would prefer complete box. Please contact mikejfowler@btinternet.com Tel 07720 855092

16Oct2017 - For Sale - 1951 JP Mk 1b. 500 Race Car - SOLD

JP Cars [ Joe Potts] were built in Bellshill near Glasgow in Scotland and some 34 cars of different types were built in the 1950-55 period. There are believed to be 8 remaining. Joe Potts drove a Cooper car in 1949 and was sure he could improve the handling, so he decided to build his own cars. They are probably the only race cars to be built in Scotland. This car is a Mk1b it was built in 1951 and remained in Scotland. During the 1950's and early 60's it was modified and evolved into a special known as the Osclyat. In 2010 the JP chassis was fully restored to an exacting and original specification and has been little used since. A new aluminium body was built at the same time, painted in Ecurie Ecosse metallic blue and fitted to the black chassis. The engine is the popular JAP 4B 500cc (Full 'Car' specification with Aluminium Barrel, 84S big port head and Dellorto SS1 Carburettor) and correct Norton Dollshead gearbox. Suspension is the tried and tested transverse leaf spring arrangement and is fitted with the rarely seen original Girling dampers. Excellent Dunlop R5 tyres fitted on immaculate steel wheels. Spares include new Protech dampers, new clutch plates, Amal Concentric carburettor, RSA harnesses,spare wheel with new tyre and Talon engine sprockets. An interesting car with history, in superb condition and on the button. It comes with a history file, MSA Logbook and 500 Owners Club VIF No. 051. Price £20,000. Tel: Robin Shackleton at 01359 251051 or email robinshackleton@hotmail.co.uk  Click for photo1   Click for photo2   Click for photo3   Click for photo4   Click for photo5  

12Aug2017 - For Sale - Light Trailer for 500 - SOLD

Very light, (unbraked) flatbed 2 wheel trailer, suitable for 500 Cooper with flexible covering and zipped flaps at either end. Tows extremely well and in good order. Comes with spare wheel. See attached photo. £325 Email Martyn Baylis martyn.baylis@googlemail.com or tel. 02476 592181. Please ask for Martyn.  Click for photo1  

14April2017 - For Sale - JAP 4B with magneto - SOLD

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  

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  

4April2017 - For Sale - 1951 Cooper Mk V - SOLD

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  

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

5January2017 - For Sale - Cooper Mk. VIII - SOLD

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  

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.

For Sale - 1951 JBS Mk.1 - SOLD

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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