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Frogeye Enthusiast Visits A.H. Spares Ltd

Tuesday August 14, 2018 at 12:00am

Frogeye Enthusiast Visits A.H. Spares Ltd!

Photo of Gareth McConkey standing next to our Austin-Healey Frogeye.

We had the pleasure to meet Gareth McConkey from South Africa back in June, who wrote an article about A.H. Spares for the South African Austin-Healey club magazine.

Gareth owns an Austin-Healey Frogeye (or "Bugeye" as it's known in parts of the world) and was in the UK to visit the Cotswolds when he noticed his journey would bring him close to Southam, so Gareth made some adjustments to his route and paid us a visit.

I walked inside and sudden found myself like a little boy with two shillings in his pocket entering a sweet shop at a loss to what to buy.
Gareth McConkey


Photo of Gareth McConkey standing next to our Austin-Healey Frogeye.

Photo Credit: Gareth McConkey

"I hired a car, got WAZE to work out the route on my cell phone and drove up to Southam and easily found A H Spares," writes Gareth in his article. "I walked inside and sudden found myself like a little boy with two shillings in his pocket entering a sweet shop at a loss to what to buy."

Gareth had enquired about a grille for his own Frogeye so we had one prepared for when he arrived. Gareth then met our Director Rebecca Kemsley who was delighted to give him a tour around our stores.

An hour later, I am still mulling round the display cabinets and the cars. So different from what you would expect in a car-shop. But then we are talking about Healeys.
Gareth McConkey


Photo of A.H. Spares Trim Shop.

Photo Credit: Gareth McConkey

It's always a pleasure to show a fellow Healey enthusiast around our stores and Gareth was no exception. It was a genuine pleasure to meet a Frogeye owner from South Africa who shares our passion in keeping these machines on the road for years to come.

Wow, what a stunning bunch of people, passionate in what they are doing, professional in how they do it and taking the time to talk to someone who didn’t have the Thousand Pounds to spend that afternoon.
Gareth McConkey


 
 
 

Austin Healey Club of Southern Africa National Tour 2018!

Austin Healey Gauteng Tour 2018 Logo

The Austin-Healey Club of Southern Africa have scheduled a 7-day, Austin-Healey national tour around the beautiful South African province of Gauteng from Saturday 8th September 2018.

22 vehicles are presently registered for the event and attendees from overseas will be provided with a Healey to drive on the tour.

Austin Healey Gauteng National Tour 2010.

Photo courtesy of John Reidy | Austin-Healey Club of Southern Africa Treasurer.

The tour begins at Gariep Dam on the 8th September for the first three nights before moving onto Orania. The tour continues through Kimberley and finishes with a gala dinner in Bloemfontein on Friday 14th September 2018.

Austin Healey Gauteng National Tour 2010.

Photo courtesy of John Reidy | Austin-Healey Club of Southern Africa Treasurer.

A dedicated website has been set up for the Austin Healey Club of Southern Africa National Tour 2018, on which you can read details of the location, hotel rooms, register your interest and book your place.

Austin Healey Gauteng National Tour 2010.

The entry form is available from their website or your can download the form by clicking the link below. You will need to complete the form and sent it to secretary@austinhealeyclub.co.za.

 
 
 

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