Compomotive

07 Dec 18
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BaT Auction: S52-Swapped 1991 BMW 318is https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1991-bmw-318is-44/ This 1991 BMW 318is is a modified example equipped with a 3.2L S52 inline-six, a 5-speed manual transmission, and a 3.23 limited-slip differential. The car was sold new in South Carolina and spent time in Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama before it was brought to California by the seller […]

30 Oct 18
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BaT Auction: 1985 Land Rover 90 Pickup Turbodiesel https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1985-land-rover-ninety-5/ This 1985 Land Rover 90 pickup was rebuilt and modified by Simmonites Land Rover in England prior to 2011 with a galvanized chassis, Vesuvius Burnt Orange paint, Compomotive wheels, an ARB front bumper, a snorkel, a suspension lift, rock sliders, and more. Power is supplied to all […]

29 Oct 18
Chopstick Racing - Javelin Sprint Series 2018

One Fast Lap.. Saturday 13th October was the final round of the Javelin a Sprint Series at Cadwell Park in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The event had a full house and a decent reserve list too, so we were lucky to get an entry. It looked to be a great selection of the […]

17 Oct 18
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Two-Stroke Flat-Six Aircraft Power: 1977 Carel CSR Racer https://bringatrailer.com/2018/10/17/two-stroke-flat-six-aircraft-power-1977-carel-csr-racer/ This 1977 Carel CSR is described as a one-off sports racer with many wins and a logbook, but we’re more interested in the AMW-sourced two-stroke flat-six engine (originally developed for light aircraft) under the rear bodywork. Backed by a Hewland Mk5 5-speed transaxle, this one should […]

17 Oct 18
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BaT Auction: 1973 BMW 2002 Rally Car https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1973-bmw-2002-32/ This 1973 BMW 2002 was imported to Poland from the Netherlands at the beginning of 2012, then purchased by the seller and built into a tribute of the car driven by 1971 European Rally Champion Sobieslaw Zasada. Power is from a 2.0-liter M10 inline-four which was rebuilt […]

24 Sep 18

[ad_1] From an early age, Jeremy was a car fan, his passion stemming from his father who often took him to country rallies. That’s how he ended up falling in love with the little French performance icon, otherwise known as the Renault 5 Turbo. Watching VHS recordings of French driver Jean Ragnotti and seeing how fast the […]

16 Sep 18
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PH Service History: Let Me Be Your Vantasy http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=38751 I don’t know about you, but I’ve got quite the soft spot for a van. Now, of course, I’ll grant you that this is probably because I don’t have to spend my working day in a slightly knackered Transit that emits more […]

16 Sep 18
Vehicle Traveller

PH Service History: Let Me Be Your Vantasy http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=38751 I don’t know about you, but I’ve got quite the soft spot for a van. Now, of course, I’ll grant you that this is probably because I don’t have to spend my working day in a slightly knackered Transit that emits more […]

14 Sep 18
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BaT Auction: 2400-Mile 1996 Excalibur Cobra https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1996-excaliber-cobra/ This 1996 Excalibur Cobra was special-ordered when new as a factory-built, turn-key car. It has been driven just over 2,400 total miles and is powered by a fuel-injected Ford high-output 5.0-liter V8 paired to a Borg-Warner T5 5-speed manual transmission. According to the manufacturer, these recreations utilize a heavy-gauge […]

13 Sep 18
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Fresh JDM Import: 1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo 1 https://bringatrailer.com/2018/09/12/fresh-compomotives-1992-lancia-delta-hf-integrale-evo-1-in-washington/ This 1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo 1 (VIN ZLA831AB00576859) was imported by the seller from Japan earlier this year, and is now offered in what sounds like very good driver level condition with a Washington State title. Described as fully mechanically sorted excluding inop […]

24 Jul 18
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BaT Auction: 1965 Griffith Series 200 Race Car https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1965-griffith-series-200-3/ This 1965 Griffith Series 200 was sold new in Alaska and used as a drag racer by a number of owners before falling into disuse. It was acquired in the early 1990s by Jason Len of XKs Unlimited in California, who performed a restoration that included replacing the […]

15 Jul 18
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Three-Time One-Make Race Series Champ: 1987 Ferrari 328 GTB Racer https://bringatrailer.com/2018/07/14/three-time-one-make-race-series-champ-1987-ferrari-328-gtb-racer/ This 1987 Ferrari 328 GTB was converted to Pirelli-Ferrari Challenge spec in the early 1990’s and is reportedly the one-make series’ 1995 champion. Stored four around a decade afterward, the car has since been rebuilt and is said to have taken second place in […]