A chance to talk mostly about Bolwell Sports Cars.
Saturday, October 2, 2010
A Milano GT with a bit of history for sale.
Here's Clark's ad for the Milano GT.
1964 JWF Milano GT MK1
The car was built by Dick Willis in 1963/4 and was the first Milano to run the 179 Holden 6cyl. It runs a MG 4 speed box with close ratio straight cut gears built by John Needham, puck clutch solid centre H/d Holden pressure plate, custom tail shaft, rear is Holden with big chev axles, HG Drum brakes rear, solid disc front. front suspension is custom Holden double wishbone, rear is coil over custom trailing arm set up, front and rear sway bars. Engine is full race spec blueprinted balanced, steel crank, star fire rods, big sump, roller rockers, big head, triple Webbers runs on av gas. It runs Lexan windows front rear and side, with a two piece fiberglass body.
Comes with spares and various diff ratios. Car is in very sound overall condition, ready to race, normal wear and tear from track use.
The cars restoration was completed in 1997 its was raced until 2002 and has been garaged since, the car is now race ready with the entire car overhauled and safety checked, all seals, brakes and other components have been replaced or refreshed.
The cars documentation file is massive, letters from Dick Willis to JWF on the initial order of the body, right through to the interest from the factory in Dick fitting the Holden engine. Race results, Records, articles, photos, receipts, programs, letters from all the owners, restoration details and Cams correspondence is all included.
Cams log booked group M.
For more info contact Matthew Liersch (0434088757) or Clark Watson (0418698332). Vintage Fiber Restorationswww.vfr.net.au.
History, attached is a exert on the car which gives you more detail to its earlier life.