This website traces the history of my 1960s Sports racing car, 'Pandora' from it's build in Sussex in the early 1960s, its debut in the Whitsun Trophy at Goodwood in May '64, through it's various owners and modifications, 'till I bought it in 2003.
It will also chronicle the trials and tribulations of restoring an old racing car.
***** PANDORA IS NOW SOLD*****
Check back soon for a link to follow the cars ongoing progress with its new owner.
And no doubt I'll have an interesting car to replace it before too long!
Nov. '06 - I've just collected a good 948cc engine, and fitted up the clutch assembly. It should be mated to the gearbox shortly
Nov. '06 - Engine and Gearbox now assembled. see Mechanical page for photos
Dec. '06 - seats are coming on well - see body page
Jan '07 - Made a start on more full size body sections (on hall wall!) more pics to follow soon
Jan '07 - body drawings now finished. transferring to wood to start soon....
Feb '07 - Sketch of rear of original body received from J Sutton!
Mar '07 - Transferred front body sections to plywood
Apr '07 - Front body buck assembly started
Apr '07 - Fantastic new photo received showing car in the paddock on it's debut, with the rear body visible in the background. (see top pic below)
Apr / May '07 - Major progress on front body buck - basic shaping of the front section and outlines of the distinctive 'sharknose' going well.
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