Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club

News Clips - snippets from the Club's Newsletters

Earlier snippets are in the News clips Archive

September 2003

President's Prattle

  •  Relaxing in Shrubland Park
  •  Prize for a Morris 8
  •  Absence from Butley while attending a wet West Bergholt
  •  Sunny for Rendham
  •  Good food, courteous and efficient service at the Flying Fortress
  •  Bob Hale's splendid Aubern (sic) sedan
  •  The Big One at Helmingham - brilliant weather - thanks for marshalls - over 200 vehicles - draw made £700, and gave 40 prizes - prize for a 1953 Healey - thanks to all those involved

Secretary's Scribble

  •  Weather has been fine for every event
  •  Ice packs at Ditchingham to stop things going limp, and replacing straw hat
  •  A few hick-ups (sic) at Helmingham but the majority seemed to enjoy the day
  •  Heart surgery didn't stop planning efforts
  •  Thanks to all the sponsors, contributing 'entertainment,' and Lord and Lady Tollemache and the staff at Helmingham
  •  Request for feedback
  •  An A60 sold but smaller, automatic replacement sought, to continue participation with classic cars

Other Items

  •   Notes on Lubricating oils from Ralph Taylor of Trolene Oil
    • Monograde and multigrade explained
    • Viscosity measurement
    • Ranges of mono- and multi-grade oils
    • Additives and their functions
  •  A none too serious prayer for the stressed
  •  Some simple, solid, organized advice on planning and completing a restoration
  •  Something different for 14 September
  •  Please note: Submit web site content via the secretary

For Sale

  •  Nothing for sale

Wanted (desperately)

  •  Articles (still) desperately wanted for the newsletter
  •  Any photos of Helmingham, especially winners?