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Forum: The Paddock 17th February 2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,978
Posted By p thompson
Re: Roy Smart - Rest In Peace my friend...

Hi again - now Roy's funeral has taken place, Andrew Fordyce and myself thought it right to post up a more fitting obituary, giving a small insight into Roy's life. I share it below for those who...
Forum: The Paddock 1st February 2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,978
Posted By p thompson
Roy Smart - Rest In Peace my friend...

It is with a very heavy heart that I write this post to inform you of the sad loss of Roy Smart on Saturday. Roy had been fighting cancer for the past few months but sadly lost the battle, quietly...
Forum: The Paddock 6th January 2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,436
Views: 969,889
Posted By p thompson
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Good to see this thread still thriving.... long may it continue....

Eileen and her husband Bob went for counseling after 25 years of marriage.

When asked what the problem was, Eileen went into...
Forum: The Paddock 11th March 2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 70,584
Posted By p thompson
Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

Yep - still riding my 07 GSX1400... :)

and picked up a pair of Yoshi ST1 Cams over Xmas so just need to fit them now. ;)

Tried a friend's CBX1000 recently too - very smooth but felt very dated...
Forum: The Paddock 4th February 2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By p thompson
Re: engine / car identify? 1950s

'Sir Keith' - you never fail to brighten my day with your irreverent ramblings, long may it continue...:thumbsup:

As the question was not GT40 related, I figured this was the best place to ask,...
Forum: The Paddock 4th February 2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By p thompson
Re: engine / car identify? 1950s

Spot on Jac - just found a pic of something very similar.

Google Image Result for http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r223/mattwizz3/Humber6.png...
Forum: The Paddock 4th February 2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By p thompson
Re: engine / car identify? 1950s

Hmmm - had a look at Wolseleys too but the images i've googled thus far look quite different in the engine bay.

Where's 'Baron Keith' when you need him....? :D
Forum: The Paddock 3rd February 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By p thompson
Re: engine / car identify? 1950s

Hmm - I think they are too late, this looks earlier to me..
Forum: The Paddock 3rd February 2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By p thompson
engine / car identify? 1950s

OK - just a quickie - can anyone identify the motor / vehicle shown below?
I'm told 1950s, available in UK and Aus but have drawn a blank.

6 cyl - looked vaguely Austen Healey esque to me but...
Forum: The Paddock 29th January 2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By p thompson
Re: After a favour from someone located in Germany..

Someone is on the case - thanks.... ;)
Forum: The Paddock 29th January 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By p thompson
After a favour from someone located in Germany..

Hi all -

I've been asked to install a Bosch Race ABS / TC system to a Porsche 997 GT3 track car but am getting very strange costings and lead-times from UK dealerships regarding parts. I know...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 17th January 2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By p thompson
Re: FE motor query

ok, engine is being rebored with lots of new 'lighter' bits like heads and manifold but I have another query and whilst probably obvious, someone will know for sure...

Can we assume that the VIN...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 21st December 2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 25,005
Posted By p thompson
Re: F 5000, well sort of

Stunning build and a video that does both it and you credit....

Thanks for telling the story, you are an inspiration to many now i'm sure.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 21st December 2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,875
Posted By p thompson
Re: Ouch....

Nice one - interesting project for sure...!
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 21st December 2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,196
Posted By p thompson
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 20th December 2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,951
Posted By p thompson
Re: R21 Solid Shifter Shaft (not cable) Problems

Ahhh - yes, I remember we had 2 double heim joints too.

One stopped fore-aft movement, like yours shown although it was a little further back and another linked from the rear of head (cyl 8) to...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 19th December 2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By p thompson
Re: FE motor query

Many thanks Jac - I figured you might be along too...:thumbsup:

I've been having a read up of Pat Ganahl's 'Ford Performance' which details exactly what you say about the oil galleries and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 19th December 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,951
Posted By p thompson
Re: R21 Solid Shifter Shaft (not cable) Problems

That's a Roy Smart construction, or rather the rear part is for sure. I do recall him making one for Brian although to be fair all the one's he had made otherwise were RH shift versions so whether...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 19th December 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By p thompson
Re: FE motor query

Ahhh yes - I remember Green Shield Stamps too, you used to get pages of them at a time when you shopped or got fuel. I always thought it was a bit of a con as I seem to recall that even with about...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 19th December 2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By p thompson
FE motor query

Ok - firstly this is not GT40 related, However I'm currently helping a friend with a newly acquired 'tow car' which I picture below. The car is a 1959 Ford Country Sedan although I'm nicknaming her...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 7th November 2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,628
Posted By p thompson
Re: Zero miles - GTD40 for sale...

CAR is NOW SOLD - went to Germany.:thumbsup:
Forum: The Paddock 15th October 2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By p thompson
Re: New York Telephone directory.

Thanks Ben - I think the White pages did claim to list her but as non-residents we were unable to proceed any further. A couple of forum members have kindly offered assistance so we are hopeful we...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 13th October 2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,449
Posted By p thompson
Re: Classic Car Show, NEC, November

Typical 'Sledgehammer Remark' made without due thought. Car clubs are about people enthusiastic about cars and making them elitist for only one marque shows a totally blinkered, opinionated approach...
Forum: The Paddock 13th October 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By p thompson
New York Telephone directory.

Hi all, totally non-car related but my wifa and I have been tracing her relatives recently and have discovered that some migrated from Latvia to the USA back in 1950s (possibly from Germany) and have...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 26th August 2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,416
Posted By p thompson
Re: Electronics question

Hi Bill
Just came across thia whilst having a browse and i have a simple cct i've used on occasion to convert a simple magnetic ABS sensor output to a 'square-ish' wave that i've then used as inputs...
Forum: The Paddock 7th July 2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,436
Views: 969,889
Posted By p thompson
Re: Jokes anyone? -

A Mafia Godfather finds out that his bookkeeper, Guido, has cheated him out of
$10,000,000.00. His bookkeeper is deaf. That was the reason he got the
job in the first place. It was assumed that...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 3rd July 2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,628
Posted By p thompson
Re: Zero miles - GTD40 for sale...

YEP - still for sale... Soon as its gone I'll update.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 1st July 2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,229
Posted By p thompson
Re: Windage tray for GTD40 (with 302 engine)

I'm sure most people are not fully aware of what their oil pressure is actually doing. On Roy Smart's GTD40 we data loggerd the pressure and it fluctuated a lot when driving hard on track, esp when...
Forum: The Race Track 30th June 2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,405
Posted By p thompson
Re: Brands Hatch last weekend.

stunning photos....
Forum: The Race Track 29th April 2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By p thompson
Re: GRRC Easter Sprint at Goodwood

Came across results today - Well done again, mainly modern powerful 4WD machinery above you and you certainly gave a few quick cars a taste of humble pie.... nice!
Forum: The Paddock 18th April 2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By p thompson
El Cojones

WOW!! :shocked:

Watch it full screen in hi-def....

Unbelievable Wingsuit Cave Flight! Batman Cave, Alexander Polli - YouTube
Forum: The Paddock 13th April 2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By p thompson
Re: International Shipping...

No-one?...

OK - easier question.

Anyone know if ANY taxes are due on an item sent to UK for repair THEN return to USA? So only in UK temporarily?
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 13th April 2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,628
Posted By p thompson
Re: Zero miles - GTD40 for sale...

Details updated to include aircon / rear upright details...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 10th April 2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,628
Posted By p thompson
Re: Zero miles - GTD40 for sale...

Using a current online converter, i make it about $53,600US.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 10th April 2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,628
Posted By p thompson
Zero miles - GTD40 for sale... *SOLD*

Firstly I should say I am posting this on behalf of a friend... Don't worry, all will become clear and I have already spoken with Ron Earp about this and cleared it with him, so no shouts about...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 10th April 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By p thompson
Re: GTD Car Club Gone?

An AGM is an Annual General Meeting and would be a meeting of club committee members organised to discuss club matters. It would also be publicised to any paid up membership so that they can choose...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 5th April 2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By p thompson
Re: GTD Car Club Gone?

LOL - nice one!!
Forum: The Race Track 2nd April 2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By p thompson
Re: GRRC Easter Sprint at Goodwood

Hurrah! - New Broadband.....

Goodwood Easter Bank Holiday Sprint 2013 - YouTube
Forum: The Race Track 1st April 2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By p thompson
Re: GRRC Easter Sprint at Goodwood

Yep - was a fun day and nice to see a few familiar faces again.... :) Bloody cold though!!

Well done Glenn and I was SO tempted to ask the owner next door if his was a 'real...
Forum: The Paddock 1st April 2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By p thompson
International Shipping...

Hi all -

Not exactly GT40 related but might be applicable and I am positive that some of you more knowledgeable persons on here will have the answers...

Ok - as a sideline to my normal work, I...
Forum: The Paddock 26th March 2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,325
Posted By p thompson
Re: Libya - some of the people that British troops helped to free from Gadaffi.

It might be in 'The Paddock', but NOT impressed...

Expected better....
Forum: The Paddock 22nd March 2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4,436
Views: 969,889
Posted By p thompson
Re: Jokes anyone? -

In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dorothy. And Dot Com was a comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 22nd March 2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By p thompson
Re: GTD Car Club Gone?

I did not actually run the club but i did produce the club magazine and sort the website for a number of years.

The suggestion of merging the data makes sense to me as i cannot see anyone...
Forum: The Paddock 12th February 2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By p thompson
Re: For Guy's Eyes Only

Ewwwwww..... :(

and there was me thinking her bikini was about to be lost... glad it wasn't....!!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 17th November 2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By p thompson
Re: Motec maps

Hi Mick, only just got up so will dig out the relevant laptop and hook out a file to email you.

The throttle bodies are 2.25" or 58mm. Bit big but worked well on the Fontana Clevor that was in...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 16th November 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By p thompson
Re: Motec maps

I can forward a map from a Motec M48 Pro for 302/347 running Kinsler 8 stack with no idle control valve if that helps.. Running 8 coils / sequential injection.

Forward your email and i'll dig it...
Forum: The Paddock 15th November 2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 225,197
Posted By p thompson
Re: A dilemma (NSFW)

Been a while - some great pics in here... and as a friend has a great site of pics, 'mostly' car related I thought i'd share the link.....

I like (http://kanerdog1x1.tumblr.com)

Some very...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 25th August 2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,960
Posted By p thompson
Re: GTD-40 Partially completed for sale

Very sorry to hear of this Brian. I am sure you will have people biting your hand off for what has to be the bargain of the century as your build is a testament to your patience and dedication to...
Forum: All GT40 2nd August 2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,662
Posted By p thompson
Re: looking for help on my 1966

Replica GT40

GTD40 Mk1 from G.T.Developments of Poole Uk (as was).

What is it that you want to know? There should be a chassis number under the front removable section on a cross member near...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 27th July 2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,544
Posted By p thompson
Re: SouthernGT hits 190mph

Congratualtions Glenn - well done.:thumbsup:

My previous best is beaten as I'd had 183.2 a few years back and whilst you say 2 miles, in reality you only get about 1.3 to accelerate and so even...
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