Website update log 2013.
Last years update log is available here
|December 3rd||The ID Plate from our Classified Ads webpage has been SOLD!.|
|November 26th||The Events Calendar now has preliminary details of the 2014 UK Rally & Tour of Wales. There are 2 new classified ads and a price-reduction on the Typhoon.|
|November 22nd||Our President has updated his webpage.|
A warning about Conditional Registration has been added.
|November 11th||New information on the 2014 Tour of Germany is now available and additional information (along with a reminder to book before Nov 15th) on the G is for George Dinner has been uploaded.|
|October 29||The latest Club Magazine is now available online in the Members Section.|
A Website Flyer is now online for use by Members as a handout.
A Technical Article that explains the effects of hydroplaning has been added.
|October 14th||Bookings are now open for the G is for George Dinner.|
|September 30th||Our President has updated his webpage.|
|September 24th||The Events Calendar has been updated for all State Branch functions and preliminary information on the 2014 Tour of Germany is now available. We have some new ads in the Classifieds section. The September/October edition of the Club Magazine is now available online in the Members-only Section of the website.|
|August 21st||Our President has updated his webpage.|
|August 19th||The NSW Branch Events Calendar has been updated.|
|August 2nd||The Events Calendar has been updated and Sid Armstrong has an enquiry from France about identifying a recently found car.|
|July 29th||The Events Calendar has been updated and we a new ad in the Classifieds section. The August edition of the Club Magazine is now available online in the Members Section of the website and Sid Armstrong has discoverd a photographer looking for cars for a free photo-shoot.|
The New South Wales Branch has released preliminary information for the 2014 National Rally to be held in early May in the Hunter Valley.
Another two new Technical Articles have been added showing you how to reduce heat transfer to the interior of a vehicle and how to modify brackets to give you an easy-to-remove radiator. Two new new Classified Ads have also been uploaded.
Another Technical Article showing how to make Hurricane Hood Stretchers has been added.
Another three new Technical Articles have been uploaded showing you how to make your own Rimbellisher clips, how to stop fluid leaks from bolts & the proceedure to refurbish a car door.
|July 8th||Our President has updated his webpage, the latest Southern Sphinx is now available online, the Club Events Calandar has been updated, there is a new Classified Ad, the 2013 Tasmania tour report has been uploaded and there are another two new Technical Articles on how to refurbish Window Winders and rebuild early-Hurricane Doors. The webmaster is now going home for a long-overdue nap!|
Another FOUR new Technical Articles have been uploaded -
Another three new "how to replace" Technical Articles have been uploaded showing you how to replace a gearbox shaft, heater pipe grommets and tail/stop lights.
Another three new Technical Articles have been uploaded -
Members now have SIX new Technical Articles added to our collection covering such diverse subjects as reshaping a glovebox, restoring switch knobs, fixing a stuck fuel gauge sender, information about different 16HP lights, plus instructions on how to anneal copper washers and how to adjust Sapphire heater controls. All existing Technical Articles have been reformatted and now use our standard Technical Article header & footer. They look so much better!
The NSW Branch is seeking expressions of interest for a possible Club outing to Katoomba for a Goon Show dinner/weekend. RSVP!
|June 6th||The latest edition of the Club Magazine is now available to members as a high resolution print quality PDF file. A high resolution copy will automatically be uploaded to the Members-Only section of the website for all future editions of the Southern Sphinx.|
|June 5th||AS Spare Parts now has floor screws to suit 16/18HP vehicles.|
|June 4th||The Events Calendar has been updated and we have three new for-sale ads added to the Classified Ads section. The latest Club Magazine (Annual Rally Edition) is now available online in the Members Section of the website.|
|May 30th||A slideshow of photos of a Sapphire competing in the 1955 Monte Carlo Rally and a technical article on Sapphire and Star heater controls have been uploaded to the members-only section.|
|May 27th||Our President has updated his webpage.|
|May 24th||A behind-the-scenes rearrangement of website folders and files has been completed to make our members-only material more secure. Some of your bookmarked links may need to be changed. Apologies if you (temporarily) find any broken links etc - please let the Webmaster know if you find anything that no longer works as it should.|
|May 23rd||The events calendar for the New South Wales Branch has been updated.|
|May 22nd||The Classified Ads are certainly working - Richard's 234 has been sold.|
|May 21st||Another successful sale from our Classified Ads has been completed and a member is looking for a Fuel Cap.|
|May 6th||Two items from our Classified Ads have been sold and there is a price drop on the recently advertised Hurricane.|
|April 19th||Our President has updated his webpage.|
|April 17th||The Events Calendar has been updated for NSW and SA and we've had another sale from our Classified Ads section and 3 new ads uploaded. Sid Armstrong has now entered print-media with one of his blogs published in the latest Southern Sphinx!|
|April 10th||The NSW Branch Events calendar has been updated and we now have an award-winning car for sale in our Classified Ads section.|
|April 8th||A technical article on fixing oil leaks on a Laycock de Normanville Overdrive Unit has been added to the Gearbox section in the Members-only technical webpages.|
|March 25th||The 2012 Annual Report is now available in the Members-Only section of the website and the list of nominees for 2013 AGM Directors' Positions has been withdrawn. A new Spare Parts list has been uploaded and we've sold another car from our Classified Ads section.|
|March 21st||Board and Officers contact details have been updated and the 2013 National Rally details and the 2013 Concours Results are now available on the website.|
|March 20th||Sid Armstrong has updated his Blog with a review of some magnificesnt Sapphires at the Bendigo National Rally.|
|March 18th||Our President has updated his webpage.|
|March 15th||Sid Armstrong has updated his Blog with the concluding part of his interview with Athol Duncan.|
|March 4th||There's a new Classified Ad and the Club Event calendars have been updated.|
|February 18th||Sid Armstrong is pleased to announce he has a WINNER for his competition!|
|February 18th||Sid Armstrong and our President have both updated their webpages.|
|February 4th||A new Memorabilia slideshow has been introduced within the Members-Only section of the website and some new Engine and Cooling System tech tips have been added..|
|February 7th||Sid Armstrong has updated his Blog with a transcript of his interview with Athol Duncan.|
|February 4th||The list of nominees for 2013 AGM Directors' Positions is now available in the Members-Only section of the website. The Members-Only site search function has now been fully implemented.|
|January 29th||There are some new Classified Ads to look at. Sid Armstrong has updated his webpage. The Events Calendar has been updated. The members-only Souther Sphinx menus have been reorganised and the latest edition of the magazine is now online.|
Petrol Filler Grommets are now available from Armstrong Siddeley Spares. Financial Members can now access copies of the Southern Sphinx back to January 2006 in the Members-only section of the website.
|January 23th||We have a new message from our President on his webpage bringing us up to date with some major Club initiatives. Sid Armstrong has penned a few thoughts about the Green Goddessand updated his Blog.|
|January 22nd||The new Members Only section of the website is now online - accessed from the menu tab on the Public Homepage. You need to be a 2013 financial member to receive the login password.|
|January 10th||We've had some sales from our Classified Ads which have been deleted and we have also alerted members to a scam.|