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Lot No. 264 - 1961 Fairthorpe Electron Minor Mk II

Sold for: £5,500

  A fine example of these innovative Fifties racers at no reserve...                                                                                                                                                                                           From 45 years ownership. A competition car initially but rebuilt and returned to road use in 2010 2-litre, 16v Dolomite Sprint engine, GT6 gearbox, O/D, Ford Escort 3.89 axle, LSD, quick rack Smart in white and yellow. Minilite wheels and Toyo R888 tyres. Hood but no sidescreens Original logbook, owner's handbook, old MOTs. Photo album & build/repair write-ups Less than 90 of this model are believed to survive. Rare little car offered at No Reserve                                                                                                                                                   This car was consigned by Richard Greenhalgh. Please feel free to contact Richard on 07948 152921 / richard@classiccarauctions.co.uk DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, AND POSTPONEMENT OF OUR PHYSICAL SALE, OUR VENDORS HAVE KINDLY AGREED TO THIS CAR STILL BEING OFFERED,   AS A PRECAUTION AND FOR THEIR PROTECTION HOWEVER THIS CAR WILL NOW HAVE A RESERVE   Vendor Description
Details Specification Condition Report
Year of manufacture:
1961
Make:
Fairthorpe
Chassis number:
11193
Engine capacity:
2.0
Body colour:
White / Yellow
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
UNJ 203
Model:
Electron Minor Mk II
Odometer Reading:
49300

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

101 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

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Trim:

Remarks

Rebuilt and returned to road use in 2010 and resprayed white with yellow stripe. A roll-over bar is fitted and there is a hood but no sidescreens. The hood was new in 2010.

Interior

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Remarks

Seats were new in 2010. There are no carpets or headlining. 

Engine

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Running:

Remarks

Currently fitted with a 2-litre, 16 valve Dolomite Sprint engine. Unusual cam cover as used on prototype engines in the experimental department.

Transmission

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Remarks

 GT6 gearbox with overdrive. Ford Escort 3.89 axle with LSD.

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Vehicle History

Remarks

Original Logbook, Owner's Handbook, some MOT Certificates & old tax discs. Plus a comprehensive photo album & build/repair write-ups.    

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