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Philip Edward Irving MBE, C.Eng., F.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E., (1903–1992) was an Australian engineer and author, most famous for the Repco-Brabham Formula One and Vincent motorcycle engines. He also designed Velocette motorcycles and drew the engine of the 1960 EMC 125cc racer.

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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #1 on: 06.12. 2018 18:45 »
His book Tuning For Speed is my bible. Very clever man.
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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #3 on: 07.12. 2018 03:21 »
After thumbing quickly through TFS and pausing at the occasional tip, it males me wonder how it is that my bike runs at all.

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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #5 on: 07.12. 2018 08:33 »
G'day Tomcat.
I haven't got that yet. Wonder if Daithi has that one on pdf? Hint, hint, wink wink say no more. I'd pay for it.
Been to a few race meetings where the Irving Vincent has punted about. OMG it's quick.
Him and Bert are my idols.
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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #7 on: 07.12. 2018 09:03 »
Cough, cough phuck. Who's got a copy. I'll convert it to pdf for a weeks beer!
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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #9 on: 07.12. 2018 19:02 »
G'day Muskrat,
 Here is a link to national library of Oz.
 https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/9726351?selectedversion=NBD9032962
 Its free to join up. If you do borrow it will you please convert to PDF and share?
Beers all 'round  *beer*
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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #10 on: 07.12. 2018 21:15 »
It appears to be in copyright until 2062, so, discretion is the better part of wallet.

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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #11 on: 07.12. 2018 22:29 »
Best to wait then....
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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #12 on: 07.12. 2018 22:39 »
Great excuse for the Oz team to take a burn to the local library,  ;)
  Any excuse to fire her up.......
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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #13 on: 07.12. 2018 22:46 »
Best to wait then....

As Dylan said, "To live outside the law you must be honest."  I believe there is a forum policy regarding posting copy-written material (admin may advise), but if it's not posted, hey...

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Re: From Facebook 'Classic Motorcycle Community' group
« Reply #14 on: 07.12. 2018 23:00 »
Best to wait then....
Till 2062? I'll be 112 years old!