Category: HA Magazine Articles

Brabham HA GT

HA BRABHAM VIVA GT

Here is the last in a series of articles on uprated HA saloons for now… Its almost time to get back to real vehicles and engine, saving the best till last, the Brabham GT HA. The Vauxhall Viva, a popular small car distinguished from the majority of its competitors in...

Reece Fish Carburettor conversion

Another magazine articles on sportier Viva HA’s, this time featuring the Reece Fish Carburettor. The light, lively little Vauxhall Viva, with its free-revving 1,057 c.c. over-square power pack and fully-flowed “balanced” head almost in Stage 1 tune, is a sitter for the “improvers”. So much so that Bob Henderson of...

HA SL 1300 crossflow

HA Saloon racer

From the pile of Viva related items comes another weird one for you to enjoy. A magazine article from the early 1970’s describing a one off special saloon formed around whist left of a HA SL saloon. Over the past few years, special saloon racing and in particular the small...