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  AUS 2000  INTERNATIONAL   RALLY
  A collection of photos taken By Pat Davis during  AUS 2000 International Rally 4th -5th March 2000

Vehicle entrants in this rally


- 1919 AJS Outfit

- 1930 AJS  Two Seater

4 - 1930 AJS 4 door Fabric Saloon

5 - 1929 AJS two -Seater Special

6 - 1913 AJS Motorcycle

7 - 1952 AJS Motorcycle

8 - 1929 Austin Seven Sports

9 - 1936 Austin 7 Ruby Saloon

10- 1929 Austin Seven Sports

11- 1936 Austin 7 Roadster

12- 1929 Austin Seven Chummy

13- Austin Seven 

14-1935 Austin Seven Sports

15-1938 Austin Big Seven

16-1940 Austin 10 Sedan

17-1937 Bedford Utilility

18-1925 Buick 8/40 Sedan

19-1930 Chevrolet

20-1932 Chevrolet

21-1930 Chevrolet four door

22- 1924 Chev Tourer

23-1927 Chevrolet Tourer

24-1927 Dodge Tourer

25-1924 Dodge 

26-1927 Dodge Standard 6 Tourer

27-1940 Dodge

28-Ford

29-1930 'A' Model Ford

30-1924 'T' Model Ford

31-1915 'T' Model Ford

32-1929 Graham Paige Roadster

33-1934 Hudson Terraplane

34-1934 Hudson Terraplane

35-1959 FC Holden Special Sedan

36-1950 Humber Snipe MK III

37-1927 Indian Motorcycle

38-1929 Morris Cowley

39-1949 MGY

40-1949 MGA

41-1928 Oakland

42-1927 Reo Flying Cloud

43-1929 Plymouth 'U' model

44- 1929 Pontiac

45- Twombly Cyclecar

46-1926 Whippet 96 Roadster

47-1927 Indian Motorcycle

- 1919 AJS Outfit

- 1930 AJS  Two Seater

4 - 1930 AJS 4 door Fabric Saloon

5 - 1929 AJS two -Seater Special

6 - 1913 AJS Motorcycle

7 - 1952 AJS Motorcycle

8 - 1929 Austin Seven Sports

9 - 1936 Austin 7 Ruby Saloon

10- 1929 Austin Seven Sports

11- 1936 Austin 7 Roadster

12- 1929 Austin Seven Chummy

13- Austin Seven 

14-1935 Austin Seven Sports

15-1938 Austin Big Seven

16-1940 Austin 10 Sedan

17-1937 Bedford Utilility

18-1925 Buick 8/40 Sedan

19-1930 Chevrolet

20-1932 Chevrolet

21-1930 Chevrolet four door

22- 1924 Chev Tourer

23-1927 Chevrolet Tourer

24-1927 Dodge Tourer

25-1924 Dodge 

26-1927 Dodge Standard 6 Tourer

27-1940 Dodge

28-Ford

29-1930 'A' Model Ford

30-1924 'T' Model Ford

31-1915 'T' Model Ford

32-1929 Graham Paige Roadster

33-1934 Hudson Terraplane

34-1934 Hudson Terraplane

35-1959 FC Holden Special Sedan

36-1950 Humber Snipe MK III

37-1927 Indian Motorcycle

38-1929 Morris Cowley

39-1949 MGY

40-1949 MGA

41-1928 Oakland

42-1927 Reo Flying Cloud

43-1929 Plymouth 'U' model

44- 1929 Pontiac

45- Twombly Cyclecar

46-1926 Whippet 96 Roadster

47-1927 Indian Motorcycle


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                             1940 Austin 10 Sedan
               Entry number 50 Driver Reg Harris Navigator Pam Harris

             Restored By owner Completed 1984 Owners: Reg and Pam Harris

This Austin 10 was originally purchased by Mr. Thomas Royal of Marlborough from Fuchsia Garage in Marlborough on the 24th April 1941. Thomas Boyle handed it on to his niece, Miss Lydia Hill in 1936, the mileage at this time was around 23,000 The Austin was  repainted at this time. In 1970 It was sold to a cousin Mr. D Hills of Ipswich who gave it to his daughter Leanne Hills. Reg Harris (present owner) paid Leanne Smith $325 in July of 1975 To become the New owner when the Mileage was around 39,800 . Reg says he "tidied it up for the Peregian National Rally (Mid 1976) In 1983 the Austin was repainted in the original colours and re-upholstered by Reg and by this time the mileage had reached 52,000. The car still retains the original Registration Plates Q338 344

                                   Specs

Engine 4 Cylinder

Bore 62mm

Stroke 93mm

Horsepower 9.9

Displacement 1125c

Gears 4 speed Synchro

Brakes Girling mechanical

4 wheel foot and hand

Wheelbase 96" 2438mm

Weight 8.96 tonnes

Body four door sedan

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