Some of you may be aware of George's recent illness, for those who were unaware - he was diagnosed with a brain tumour on the 6th December, which was subsequently confirmed to be terminal on the 4th January 2006.
With great sorrow, he lost the fight and passed away peacefully without pain at Willen Hospice on the 25th February 2006. Consequentially, Mez Porting has ceased trading in all respects.
My brother mark has edited this video of him porting a straight 8 "stutz" cylinder head. Video shot by mum in the 90's judging by the cossie on the driveway.
If you know anything about the car in the video or who the person is at the end chatting to dad, drop me a mail.
Dad loved his blue sweatshirts, when quized about it he told me "I like bloody blue sweatshirts"
Anyone who met George will instantly relate to this:
Dad's Colchester student lathe:
His workbench, Milling machine and Famous motto "time is money"
Many a racing legend created at this bench:
And here's my first turning project since dad died, I think he would of approved.
Despite the magic that he could perform on a cylinder head, not much could be done to sort out his own head:
Probably dad's finest moment, at Daytona with the Saxon Triumph. The Triumph Daytona road bike was inspired by this bike.
Photo of him with my (now 2 year old) son Croyde. We went there every year on holiday, So I named him after the place.
George was the 1960 Bedfordshire weightlifting champion
And here's a glowing 1970's reference from ERA (Engineering Research & Application) where he worked all his life until he went self employed in xx