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#1 Canuck

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 23:57

I arrived home from work last night to find this waiting for me:
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Whatever could that be?
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Why it's a happy 40th birthday present just for me! :clap:
Thanks Tony - looking forward to getting them framed and hung (and calling some of the numbers scribbled in the margins - Hello Mr. Anderson? Listen, I got your number from Tony Matthews and I was thinking....


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#2 desmo

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 00:25

Lucky dog, you! Those would sure look nice framed in my studio.

#3 Magoo

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 00:27

That's our Tony Matthews -- an all-around great person.

#4 Fat Boy

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 03:50

That's our Tony Matthews -- an all-around great person.


I guess I'm gonna have to take back all that hateful stuff I've been saying about him all these years!

#5 Canuck

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:40

Lucky dog, you! Those would sure look nice framed in my studio.

Yes - I am a lucky dog and these will look remarkable once I figure out were they go.

#6 packapoo

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:50

Those are NICE. You're a lucky fellow.

#7 Tony Matthews

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 07:57

I guess I'm gonna have to take back all that hateful stuff I've been saying about him all these years!

No,no! I need someone to keep me on the level! Your hurtful, unconstructive criticism has been a blessing!

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 19:33



Whatever could that be?
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looks like a V10 and a gearbox. would it be ferrari?

#9 Tony Matthews

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 19:36

2001 Ferrari 049 V10 and gearbox, two of my three last illustrations! And no, I'm not hovering by my PC, it was coincidence.

#10 malbear

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 20:16

2001 Ferrari 049 V10 and gearbox, two of my three last illustrations! And no, I'm not hovering by my PC, it was coincidence.

gee wiz I must know my engines or was it a lucky guess . It was the gear cluster at the front of the engine that gave it away
for a challenge draw a Beare head on it. Just kidding please dont do it. or someone else would claim the rights and credit.

Edited by malbear, 15 December 2012 - 20:17.


#11 Magoo

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:19

All the Tony Matthews cutaways featured at Motor City Garage.com so far, as a collection:


Tony Matthews at Motor City Garage.com


And here are links to all the features individually:


Maserati 250F

Williams FW07

Honda Accord BTCC

Ilmor Chevrolet 265A Indy engine

Williams FW14

Auburn 851 Speedster

Buick Ilmor Indy V8 Never-Was

1994 Penske PC23


Chevy Ilmor 265B Indy engine

Penske 8760 Series damper


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#12 Fat Boy

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Posted 17 December 2012 - 18:21

No,no! I need someone to keep me on the level! Your hurtful, unconstructive criticism has been a blessing!


Don't worry, I was never really going to stop.