Cerbera Speed 12 - Anyone recognise these photos?

Cerbera Speed 12 - Anyone recognise these photos?

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G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Wednesday 11th July
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Had a bit of fun today!

Would make such a cool project.





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stainless_steve

5,973 posts

191 months

Thursday 12th July
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Is this your next project Graham ?

FarmyardPants

3,350 posts

151 months

Thursday 12th July
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How many speed 12s does a man need?! biggrin

G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Thursday 12th July
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I'm actually thinking of selling these but haven't decided for certain yet.


TwinKam

1,021 posts

28 months

Thursday 12th July
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What's it doing in a school playground? scratchchinlaugh
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FarmyardPants

3,350 posts

151 months

Thursday 12th July
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Hopscotch by the look of it smile

soad

29,063 posts

109 months

Thursday 12th July
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Need more info. What happened to it? frown

Speed 3

2,176 posts

52 months

Thursday 12th July
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EV traction down the back and Speed 6 up front would make the perfect hybrid biggrin

G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Thursday 12th July
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LOL. My business is childcare.. All very very different to cars but it's great to make a difference which I think we do. Just been made a finalist for the Nursery World 2018 awards... All my settings are rated as Outstanding by Ofsted... blah blah blah... well apart from a new one in Halifax which hasn't been inspected yet.

Anyhow, more interesting for me is that we had 50 plus children building cars out of bread baskets and tyres and stuff in an overlooking play area. Inspiration from watching me and a couple of staff put this beast together which was great to see. We took the children for a little walk one by one around the CS12 for those that wanted a closer look.





G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Thursday 12th July
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In terms of what happened to it... These panels were replaced with lighter carbon fibre/nomex ones with lots more vents to release heat. The CS12 pumps out some serious heat... The wing was also added later although the back end does have a lip on it.... Not as effective as a wing though. Anyhow, these ones were left hanging around the TVR factory and I've had them hidden away in a garage for about 8 years from when I bought them from TVR. I think they need to be used....

Speed 3

2,176 posts

52 months

Thursday 12th July
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We also have a Pre-School business, will take one of them off your hands if you have another one !

soad

29,063 posts

109 months

Thursday 12th July
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Probably worth (safe) keeping in case of a crash/damage/fire etc? You never know what the future could bring...

Bonnet "power" bulge sprang to mind. But original design is just that, authentic. cool

stainless_steve

5,973 posts

191 months

Thursday 12th July
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G1ABB said:
I'm actually thinking of selling these but haven't decided for certain yet.
Do you have a spare chassis ?

m4tti

3,939 posts

88 months

Thursday 12th July
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stainless_steve said:
G1ABB said:
I'm actually thinking of selling these but haven't decided for certain yet.
Do you have a spare chassis ?
The heart of these really, is the engine. Some clones need to be produced using fff heads.

G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Friday 13th July
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Speed 3 said:
We also have a Pre-School business, will take one of them off your hands if you have another one !
Nice, PM me..


G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Friday 13th July
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soad said:
Probably worth (safe) keeping in case of a crash/damage/fire etc? You never know what the future could bring...

Bonnet "power" bulge sprang to mind. But original design is just that, authentic. cool
Agreed and I already have another spare set of panels - a full set in addition to these ones!

G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Friday 13th July
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stainless_steve said:
Do you have a spare chassis ?
Yes!

GAjon

2,820 posts

146 months

Friday 13th July
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Is one of your cars in Blackpool at the mo?

AM engine.

G1ABB

Original Poster:

826 posts

137 months

Friday 13th July
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GAjon said:
Is one of your cars in Blackpool at the mo?

AM engine.
It was until yesterday, it's back home now. Brian Hosfield of Lawfield Engineering checked her over and changed the oil etc plus MOT. Runs sweet!


GAjon

2,820 posts

146 months

Friday 13th July
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G1ABB said:
It was until yesterday, it's back home now. Brian Hosfield of Lawfield Engineering checked her over and changed the oil etc plus MOT. Runs sweet!
I took mine into S&D Tuesday, dropped it off around the back and left my trailer there and saw yours being worked on, looked really good, love to see it on the move.