Lancia Motor Club Forum Banner
14 November, 2018, 07:51:47 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar Register  
Pages: [1] 2   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Aprilia 1939 Lusso  (Read 1297 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Parisien
Administrator
Permanent resident
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3634



« on: 21 February, 2018, 11:17:44 PM »

I visited Frank McKays home town yesterday to view his lovely Aprilia, its up for sale in the adverts section of the current VL. I offered to put up a few more photos and correct facts in the advert and add some further details to help out in its sale.

Frank has had this car for 25 odd years, done quite a bit of work to it and kept it in fine fettle over this period. Its been used in a total of 9 family and friends weddings during his ownership. The Aprilia actually came to N Ireland in 1958 not 1985 as per VL advert and is accompanied by a page and a half letter from the seller in London, noting what work had been done to it and spent on it  over the period he'd owned it. The car also has its original owners manual, however the original buff log book had to be handed in when re-registered in N Ireland in 1993. One of the owners in N Ireland actually had all four wings re-manufactured in aluminium ( allegedly in the works shops of Shorts bros, now Bombardier of Belfast, some time in the late 50s or 60s.) The car starts on the button but could do with a freshening up paint wise. Frank had the leather interior and headlining redone, and has come up with an ingenious method to heat the interior of the car.

Franks phone number and email address are in the VL advert. Apart from meeting Frank on this one and only occasion I've no other connection or interest in the sale of the car.


P


* IMG_20180220_161911_resized_20180221_104734815.jpg (756.94 KB, 1984x1488 - viewed 25 times.)

* IMG_20180220_161948_resized_20180221_104733580.jpg (961.95 KB, 1984x1488 - viewed 18 times.)

* IMG_20180220_161903_resized_20180221_104730477.jpg (884.51 KB, 1984x1488 - viewed 19 times.)
Logged

Frank Gallagher
Parisien
Administrator
Permanent resident
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3634



« Reply #1 on: 21 February, 2018, 11:20:15 PM »

A few more.


P


* IMG_20180220_162049_resized_20180221_104731248.jpg (718.58 KB, 1488x1984 - viewed 17 times.)

* IMG_20180220_162038_resized_20180221_104732524.jpg (705.17 KB, 1488x1984 - viewed 18 times.)

* IMG_20180220_162030_resized_20180221_104736705.jpg (796.95 KB, 1984x1488 - viewed 17 times.)
« Last Edit: 21 February, 2018, 11:22:14 PM by Parisien » Logged

Frank Gallagher
Parisien
Administrator
Permanent resident
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3634



« Reply #2 on: 21 February, 2018, 11:23:33 PM »

And the interior.


P


* IMG_20180220_162121_resized_20180221_104647977.jpg (489.06 KB, 1984x1488 - viewed 19 times.)

* IMG_20180220_162137_resized_20180221_104648475.jpg (497.25 KB, 1488x1984 - viewed 21 times.)

* IMG_20180220_162218_resized_20180221_104647473.jpg (445.77 KB, 1984x1488 - viewed 18 times.)
Logged

Frank Gallagher
Cesare Ferrari
Senior Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 116



« Reply #3 on: 23 February, 2018, 12:47:03 AM »

Thank you for posting the photographs- this is really a very attractive old thing. Were you able to look under the bonnet?
Cesare
Logged

Aprilia series 1 1938
fay66
Permanent resident
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 5530



« Reply #4 on: 23 February, 2018, 07:15:24 AM »

I visited Frank McKays home town yesterday to view his lovely Aprilia, its up for sale in the adverts section of the current VL. I offered to put up a few more photos and correct facts in the advert and add some further details to help out in its sale.

Frank has had this car for 25 odd years, done quite a bit of work to it and kept it in fine fettle over this period. Its been used in a total of 9 family and friends weddings during his ownership. The Aprilia actually came to N Ireland in 1958 not 1985 as per VL advert and is accompanied by a page and a half letter from the seller in London, noting what work had been done to it and spent on it  over the period he'd owned it. The car also has its original owners manual, however the original buff log book had to be handed in when re-registered in N Ireland in 1993. One of the owners in N Ireland actually had all four wings re-manufactured in aluminium ( allegedly in the works shops of Shorts bros, now Bombardier of Belfast, some time in the late 50s or 60s.) The car starts on the button but could do with a freshening up paint wise. Frank had the leather interior and headlining redone, and has come up with an ingenious method to heat the interior of the car.

Franks phone number and email address are in the VL advert. Apart from meeting Frank on this one and only occasion I've no other connection or interest in the sale of the car.


P
Frank
What's the igenious method of heating?
Brian
8227 Cool
Logged

Own 1966 Fulvia 2C Berlina since 1997, back on road 11-1999.Known as "Fay"
1999 Suzuki Wagon R+ GL, now my daughters
2006 Renault Megane 1 5 Dci Sports Tourer
Dedra Technical Adviser
chriswgawne
Permanent resident
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 1218



« Reply #5 on: 23 February, 2018, 09:01:42 AM »

Does anyone know what sort of price is this lovely Aprilia?
Chris
Logged

Chris Gawne
Mobile: 07778 216552
Parisien
Administrator
Permanent resident
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3634



« Reply #6 on: 23 February, 2018, 09:11:29 AM »

Cesare, I looked under the bonnet, all looked presentable to me but I didn't take any photos unfortunately, Frank's email is on his VL advert, am sure he would take some pics for you.

P
Logged

Frank Gallagher
Parisien
Administrator
Permanent resident
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3634



« Reply #7 on: 23 February, 2018, 09:15:39 AM »

I visited Frank McKays home town yesterday to view his lovely Aprilia, its up for sale in the adverts section of the current VL. I offered to put up a few more photos and correct facts in the advert and add some further details to help out in its sale.

Frank has had this car for 25 odd years, done quite a bit of work to it and kept it in fine fettle over this period. Its been used in a total of 9 family and friends weddings during his ownership. The Aprilia actually came to N Ireland in 1958 not 1985 as per VL advert and is accompanied by a page and a half letter from the seller in London, noting what work had been done to it and spent on it  over the period he'd owned it. The car also has its original owners manual, however the original buff log book had to be handed in when re-registered in N Ireland in 1993. One of the owners in N Ireland actually had all four wings re-manufactured in aluminium ( allegedly in the works shops of Shorts bros, now Bombardier of Belfast, some time in the late 50s or 60s.) The car starts on the button but could do with a freshening up paint wise. Frank had the leather interior and headlining redone, and has come up with an ingenious method to heat the interior of the car.

Franks phone number and email address are in the VL advert. Apart from meeting Frank on this one and only occasion I've no other connection or interest in the sale of the car.


P
Frank
What's the igenious method of heating?
Brian
8227 Cool

Brian, I didn't get down on my hands and knees to visualize it, but apparently there's a tubular sleeve surrounding a length of the exhaust, which then branch's off to feed two tubes which blow hot air into the rear footwear, governed by two toggle vents/flaps.

P
Logged

Frank Gallagher
Justin McArdle
Megaposter
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 254


Fulvia Berlina 2C


« Reply #8 on: 23 February, 2018, 01:28:04 PM »

Hi Brian

I know where you are going with this! How about this floor mounted heater mounted upside down under the dash in the 2C?
http://www.maradynehp.com/h-400012.html

Justin


* h-400012-lg.png (245.17 KB, 460x430 - viewed 326 times.)
Logged

Lancia 2000 HF Coupe
Fulvia Berlina 2C
lancialulu
Press Officer
Permanent resident
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3335



« Reply #9 on: 23 February, 2018, 04:06:40 PM »

Hi Brian

I know where you are going with this! How about this floor mounted heater mounted upside down under the dash in the 2C?
http://www.maradynehp.com/h-400012.html

Justin
Oh Justin there is nothing wrong with a Fulvia heater if it functional!
Logged

Its not the winning but taking part! or is it taking apart?
1955 Aurelia B12
1967 Flavia Vignale iniezione
1967 Fulvia HFR
1972 1600 HF
1972 1600 Fulvia Sport
1978 Transformer HF3000 Strato's replica
1979 2500 Gamma Coupe
1988 Delta 1.6GTi.e.
fay66
Permanent resident
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 5530



« Reply #10 on: 05 March, 2018, 10:11:32 PM »

Hi Brian

I know where you are going with this! How about this floor mounted heater mounted upside down under the dash in the 2C?
http://www.maradynehp.com/h-400012.html

Justin
Oh Justin there is nothing wrong with a Fulvia heater if it functional!
Fancy proving that statement sometime Tim? My heater box has been rebuilt and sealed so no air leaks,, I have twice had the heater core rebuilt, new heater valve seal, system flushed numerous times, heater circuit bled numerous times, cables checked to make sure the outers aren't  sliding in the clips, all to no avail,
To put it bluntly its amazing that with the size of the intake that all that comes out the other end is the equivalent of a small rodent passing wind..
Brian
8227 Cool
Logged

Own 1966 Fulvia 2C Berlina since 1997, back on road 11-1999.Known as "Fay"
1999 Suzuki Wagon R+ GL, now my daughters
2006 Renault Megane 1 5 Dci Sports Tourer
Dedra Technical Adviser
chriswgawne
Permanent resident
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 1218



« Reply #11 on: 06 March, 2018, 08:37:59 AM »

This wont be especially helpful as I cant really provide any detail as to exactly why  but the heater in our Fulvia GTE is excellent and yet is completely standard as far as I am aware.
Chris
Logged

Chris Gawne
Mobile: 07778 216552
fay66
Permanent resident
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 5530



« Reply #12 on: 06 March, 2018, 11:28:32 AM »

This wont be especially helpful as I cant really provide any detail as to exactly why  but the heater in our Fulvia GTE is excellent and yet is completely standard as far as I am aware.
Chris

Chris perhaps by the time they got to the Gte they'd sorted out the problems!
A lot of changes would have occurred in the normal course of development in the 2 years from Fay and the Gte.
Brian
8227.
Logged

Own 1966 Fulvia 2C Berlina since 1997, back on road 11-1999.Known as "Fay"
1999 Suzuki Wagon R+ GL, now my daughters
2006 Renault Megane 1 5 Dci Sports Tourer
Dedra Technical Adviser
lancialulu
Press Officer
Permanent resident
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 3335



« Reply #13 on: 06 March, 2018, 12:15:32 PM »

This wont be especially helpful as I cant really provide any detail as to exactly why  but the heater in our Fulvia GTE is excellent and yet is completely standard as far as I am aware.
Chris

Chris perhaps by the time they got to the Gte they'd sorted out the problems!
A lot of changes would have occurred in the normal course of development in the 2 years from Fay and the Gte.
Brian
8227.

Parts book shows same arrangement for  2C/Gt/GTE...
Logged

Its not the winning but taking part! or is it taking apart?
1955 Aurelia B12
1967 Flavia Vignale iniezione
1967 Fulvia HFR
1972 1600 HF
1972 1600 Fulvia Sport
1978 Transformer HF3000 Strato's replica
1979 2500 Gamma Coupe
1988 Delta 1.6GTi.e.
DavidLaver
Permanent resident
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 3647



« Reply #14 on: 06 March, 2018, 12:21:02 PM »


A bit early for a Fulvia - but stumbled on these on an Austin 7 forum:

http://southwindheater.com/Products.html
Logged

David Laver, Lewisham.
Pages: [1] 2   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Contact the Forum Administrator

LMC Forum copyright © 2007 - 2018 Lancia Motor Club Ltd

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2006-2011, Simple Machines