HAREWOOD SPEED HILLCLIMB

The innards of Rachael Williams’ Hardy Special 111.

Top shows the large Arnott supercharger whose output goes forward through to ‘radiator’ grill then back to a ‘T’ junction between the two cylinders possibly gaining a little intercooling on the way. Note large SU carburetter.

Bottom shows the open grease lubricated valve gear of the 1096 cc Bronze head JAP JTOR Vee twin and chain drive via a sequence change  motorbike type gearbox. Note oil catcher tin.

HAREWOOD SPEED HILLCLIMB
Chris Williams (Bowler hat) and Rachael Williams (orange Nomex) discus the mysterious misfire that developed on the top straight on her last run.
We found these details from when the car was last for sale:—
"Rare opportunity to buy this race winning hill climb vintage Special, the Hardy Special No. III. It follows in the well known footsteps of the Hardy Special No II, both known for their speed and exciting driving! Supercharged bronze JAP JTOR engine 1096 cc, 1922 GN chassis, back axle 1931 Frazer Nash, front axle 1932 Morgan 3 wheeler. Currently with VSCC Buff form and race ready with usual spring clean up. Extensive spare parts package and trailer included."
From HERE

HAREWOOD SPEED HILLCLIMB

Chris Williams (Bowler hat) and Rachael Williams (orange Nomex) discus the mysterious misfire that developed on the top straight on her last run.

We found these details from when the car was last for sale:—

"Rare opportunity to buy this race winning hill climb vintage Special, the Hardy Special No. III. It follows in the well known footsteps of the Hardy Special No II, both known for their speed and exciting driving! Supercharged bronze JAP JTOR engine 1096 cc, 1922 GN chassis, back axle 1931 Frazer Nash, front axle 1932 Morgan 3 wheeler. Currently with VSCC Buff form and race ready with usual spring clean up. Extensive spare parts package and trailer included."

From HERE