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engine swaps and other performance upgrades, plus "factory" and Costello V8s

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HealeyRick
Rick Neville

(327 posts)

Registered:
12/19/2007 05:01PM

Main British Car:
1963 Austin-Healey 3000 Ford 5.0L

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Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: HealeyRick
Date: December 05, 2012 08:32PM

For those of us who combine a love of sports cars and hot rods, Doane Spencer is an icon. Just found these pics of a TC built by him:


http://i47.tinypic.com/ir3ol5.jpg

http://i49.tinypic.com/nus6t.jpg

http://i49.tinypic.com/6s5amg.jpg

And here's a link to a very informative Vintage Motorsport article about Doane: [www.impeccableinc.com]



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 12/05/2012 08:35PM by HealeyRick.


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
(1984 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 11:32PM

Main British Car:
79 MGB, Buick 215

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Re: Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: December 05, 2012 08:58PM

Now, that's one for Dan Masters!


BlownMGB-V8
Jim Blackwood
9406 Gunpowder Rd., Florence, KY 41042
(4065 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 12:59PM

Main British Car:
1971 MGB Blown,Injected,Intercooled Buick 340/AA80E/JagIRS

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Re: Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: BlownMGB-V8
Date: December 06, 2012 09:13AM

You don't think it's too new? ;-)

Jim


Preform Resources
Dave Craddock
Redford,Michigan
(287 posts)

Registered:
12/20/2008 05:46PM

Main British Car:
72 MGB V6 3.4

Re: Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: Preform Resources
Date: December 06, 2012 10:17AM

Man, an ARDUN V8 60 !!! very few of those puppies around..Dean definately covered all the bases in his lifehe dabbled in alot of motorsport venues.
Dave


danmas
Dan Masters
Alcoa, Tennessee
(438 posts)

Registered:
10/28/2007 12:11AM

Main British Car:
1974 MGBGT Ford 302

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Re: Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: danmas
Date: December 06, 2012 12:28PM

Quote:
Now, that's one for Dan Masters

oh, yeah!


mowog1
Rick Ingram
Central Illinois
(1065 posts)

Registered:
10/17/2007 09:36PM

Main British Car:
1974.5 MGB/GT 3.9l Rover

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Re: Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: mowog1
Date: December 06, 2012 03:00PM

Like, like, like!

Beautiful!

Man...the Purists would have a heart attack if they saw this one!


danmas
Dan Masters
Alcoa, Tennessee
(438 posts)

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10/28/2007 12:11AM

Main British Car:
1974 MGBGT Ford 302

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Re: Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: danmas
Date: December 06, 2012 03:52PM

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Man...the Purists would have a heart attack if they saw this one!

I bet this one would bring far more money at auction than the best TC concours restoration.



rficalora
Rob Ficalora
Cypress, TX
(2005 posts)

Registered:
10/24/2007 02:46PM

Main British Car:
'76 MGB w/CB front, Sebring rear, early metal dash Ford 302

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Re: Doane Spencer MG-TC
Posted by: rficalora
Date: December 06, 2012 11:24PM

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Man...the Purists would have a heart attack if they saw this one!

Maybe at first, but then one would claim there's not enough TC left to call it a MG TC and they'd feel better ;)



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/06/2012 11:25PM by rficalora.


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