indiaman

Now retired, I help my friend in race and rally prearation of Suzuki,and honda engines

Tuning and modifying sports car engines
Location
Bangalore India
Car
Tata Marina diesel
Current Cars Mods.
Have a few cars which I rarely drive these days, I have aJaguar S type 1965, that is drive once a week, an Austin Atlantic 1949 Coupe, a 1936 Morris 8 Convertible that has looks original, but has a nissan 1100 cc and gearbox, a Fiat 124 steering box, Fiat 124 Disc brakes on all four wheels. Am presently working on a Rolls Royce Silver wraith 1948.
and a Citroen Traction Avant light fifteen.
Used to own a jaguar Xx120, a 140, Riley 2.5 litre, Austin Healey 100/6, Austin Healey 3000
About
Got my flying licence at 17, got my first solo on a Tiger Moth, have a lot of hours on DC3's (Dakotas) Have overhauled a lot of different types of piston engines,including-among others- Rolls Royce Merlins and Pratt and Whitney radials. Got my first car at age 17 -a Hudson commodore 1948 in line 8 cyl side valve- fabricated an intake manifold with 8 Amal mortorcycle carburetters and raced it .
Owned quite a few motorcyles, including a Vincent Black shadow, A Vincent Grey flash, A Scott flying squirrel, Norton 65)SS(my favourite) Douglas 90 plus, Matchless G 50 and a lot of other makes too many to mention.
Occupation
Retired Aeronautical engineer

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