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Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th October 2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,000
Posted By RobBeddington
351W intake manifold?

Hi - after something of a break, I've just agreed to buy a V8 from a 1969 Mustang. The only ID number I could was the intake manifold, part number of C90E-9425-E -it looks like a 351W - can anyone...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 14th April 2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,893
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Lola Collection for sale

Hi Fran



If Lola had run with Dave's proposals for continuation cars then it may have been a different story!

Pics of cars for sale here: Lola Heritage - News...
Forum: The Paddock 6th April 2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,803
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Modelling info - Miura svj

Hi Paolo

There's a Fujimi 1/16 scale on Ebay right now for $150, as well as another Fujimi 1/16 in 'Ebay shops' for around $100. There's also a 1/16 Otaki P400 on Ebay - this is a rare kit.
...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 6th April 2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,319
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Hi Chris

I know you've searched Europe for 906 parts/references. Did you see this car when it was for sale? Some nice reference pics.

Porsche 906 Carrera 6 Werksrennwagen Auto-Salon-Singen,...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 1st April 2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,319
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

A 906 at last Chris! Now you are talking my language ...

Best of luck with this - and everything else. Rob
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 25th March 2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,699
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Removeable side windows

The KVA MKIII had opening side windows similar to the original MKIII, without the chrome surrounds. It's simliar to the DRB set-up (nice car Peter) but they had squared off rear bottom corners and...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 30th August 2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,876
Posted By RobBeddington
Talking << I'll get it for you Rob....no need to mess...

<< I'll get it for you Rob....no need to mess with replicas >>

Thanks for the kind offer Michael. I look forward to seeing it on my driveway!

Best regards.

Rob
PS dfreeman95 - interesting...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 28th August 2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,876
Posted By RobBeddington
Wink Lola MK6 GT - care to lend me a spare 200k?l

My dream car. If it sells for its reserve then it's a cheap car too - even with a Chevy engine.
...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 17th May 2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By RobBeddington
Hi Andy. It was for sale at Revival Motorsport...

Hi Andy. It was for sale at Revival Motorsport Ltd. Their website's down but the phone number is: 01455 292833

Regards.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 2nd May 2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,405
Posted By RobBeddington
Smile << Better than choking on my own vomit in a Miata...

<< Better than choking on my own vomit in a Miata a la Bonn Scott. >>

Did Bon Scott die in a Miata? It must have been a seriously early 1980 prototype with a back seat...
Forum: The Paddock 30th April 2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 44,174
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: F1 is not so boring !!!!

As Prodrive already owns Honily, I can see where Dave Richards is coming from. That said, I think the residents, councillors and local planners have a pretty strong case. It's not just the noise -...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 26th April 2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,072
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: "Ultimate" Lola T70 book - help wanted

No detail shots but it's a great looking car.

http://www.jimhayes.com/Archives/LagunaSeca67/LagunaSeca67-Images/8.jpg

http://www.jimhayes.com/Archives/LagunaSeca67/LagunaSeca67-Images/5.jpg
...
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 25th April 2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By RobBeddington
Bendix fuel pumps on Ebay

Not cheap but correctly stamped 'FoMoCo'. As used on prototypes and early GT40s (before SWs). Nothing to do with me.

Bendix fuel pumps on Ebay...
Forum: The Paddock 23rd April 2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: \'07 Boss 302 Mustang!!!!

[ QUOTE ]
Kinda boy-racerish, doncha think?

[/ QUOTE ]

It certainly is... The original Boss Mustang knocks spots off it.

http://www.carmemories.com/images/dbimages/2855.jpg
Forum: The Garage Sale 19th April 2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,782
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Borrani Wire Wheels

Andy

Try Alan at [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected]

They were all interested in spare Borranis last year.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 17th April 2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,380
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Comstock Racing Team GT-40

Ron - You may have seen this already, although I forgot to send it with the others.

http://www.datsun.org/fairlady/EppieGT40WestwoodArtBaynePhoto.jpg

Rob
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 17th April 2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,778
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Jap Magna Wheels

[ QUOTE ]
A mystery wheel.....

[/ QUOTE ]

Not too much of a mystery. JAP stants for J A Pearce Engineering from Southall, Middlesex, who had a couple of F1 entries in the mid-1960s. The...
Forum: The Paddock 17th April 2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Two Blondes

Q. How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?
A. Only one, but the bulb must really <u>want</u> to change.

Q. How many software developers does it take to screw in a light...
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 17th April 2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,733
Posted By RobBeddington
New aluminium Cobra in UK

Nick Shriegley-Fiegl just phoned. He told me that his company Auto Historics Ltd is buying a run of Polish aluminium Cobra bodies (as used by Kirkham/Hawk Cars). He aims to build a run of fully SVA'd...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 17th April 2006, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,072
Posted By RobBeddington
"Ultimate" Lola T70 book - help wanted

John Starkey's putting together a brand new T70 book, far more in depth than anything before

He needs info/photos etc as below.

John's email is [email protected]

&lt;&lt; Hello Gentlemen,...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 16th April 2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,380
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Comstock Racing Team GT-40

Hello again Ron - and welcome aboard.

List, I've seen a couple of Ron's paintings of the Gulf Le Mans winning GT40, and if anyone has any further photos of 1037, the results should be very...
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 15th April 2006, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By RobBeddington
GTD project on Ebay - Florida

Start price $25k, 'Buy it Now' $40k with engine, $34k without. Nothing to do with me.

GTD on Ebay...
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,799
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Need some help

Fran works 24 hours a day - so he must be a robot.
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,799
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Need some help

Neither - they were spot welded steel. Although Eric Broadley wanted to build them in aluminium, Ford weren't ready for it, and they decided on steel. This was a real sticking point for Eric (who I...
Forum: The Race Track 14th April 2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Parked next to GT40P1058

Ray, great photos again.

The Ford emblems are 1960s UK Ford items (Zephyr etc). You can but pretty good replicas of these emblems from Europa Spares in the UK.

http://www.europaspares.com/
...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 14th April 2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 103,804
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RCR Chassis #14 Ron McCall

[ QUOTE ]
The wheels will be black very soon!
This is what I'm going for.

[/ QUOTE ]

Ah, now I understand - I've a feeling that the RCR stand will be busy at Carlisle...

All the...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 14th April 2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,696
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

Ben

I can't speak for Andy but, hypothetically speaking, if I designed something that a business the other side of the world decided to use as a basis for their product, it would be difficult and...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 14th April 2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,696
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

Andy

Looking at the bodywork of both your Tornado and the RF, and seeing the details of Paul W's Tornado build, I can see undoubted similarities between the two cars. I wish you well with your...
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,491
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi Andre

Whatever happened to the car you were building with Allen?

Cheers.
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 14th April 2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Bandwidth Jump - Recent Threads

Hi Ron

This is going off topic but do all ITS class cars retain their windscreens/wipers? It looks odd (but still cool) without a low perspex screen of the old DP/EP SCCA class racers.
...
Forum: The Race Track 14th April 2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Parked next to GT40P1058

Fantastic story and picture Ray. That car looks awesome, and 1058 doesn't look bad either!

It's very good to see an original MK1 road car still sporting Borranis.

Cheers
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,491
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Here's a pic of Allen with George Lucas, who before making the big time not only designed the colour scheme, he was also Allen's wrenchman.

Cheers.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 14th April 2006, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,889
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Chris Melia\'s Build Comment Thread

Hi Chris - aren't those Fiat rear lights?

Regards.

Rob
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 12th April 2006, 06:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,696
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

[ QUOTE ]
The Australian liquidator has however contacted Robbie and given him strict instructions that nothing must be touched or moved.

[/ QUOTE ]

Even if CAMCO wasn't purchased by RL,...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 12th April 2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 103,804
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RCR Chassis #14 Ron McCall

Ron - superb progress again. Are you still painting your wheels black? They really set the paint colour off as they are now.

Cheers.
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 11th April 2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,696
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

I'll go back to a word that I used the last time I posted on this topic a few weeks ago, a word that was challenged a few times. IMHO, sinister indeed.

Best to all.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 9th April 2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 103,804
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RCR Chassis #14 Ron McCall

Ron

Incredibly, I find myself agreeing with Oliver (again). Your car looks awesome. The work that has gone into it is amazing in such a short timeframe and it deserves to be a huge attraction at...
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,491
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Wow Rick - and apologies Andre.

Humble pie (and hat) truly eaten on the continuation number idea! A very interesting deal and one that will surely help future resale value.

MK1 in blue for me...
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,491
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

A fantastic car there's no doubt. Thanks for the 'scoop pics'.

Surely any manufacturer could start their chassis numbers where Ford/Safir left off, but it really means nothing, however good the...
Forum: The Paddock 6th April 2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: a tight fit.....

Mazda Miata? I can see the attraction, but give me a Datsun 2000 any day of the week...

http://www.datsun.org/fairlady/FeltonFrellsenFitzy.jpg

Cheers.
Forum: The Paddock 6th April 2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: a tight fit.....

[ QUOTE ]
IMHO an obscene amount of money spent by the F1 teams.

[/ QUOTE ]

True, unless you believe that F1 and other racing technology help to further road car development/safety, ie...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 6th April 2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,150
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Progress Report

I couldn't agree more Al.

If/when I do head back into the GT40 market it will have to be in an RCR. It is truly the 'next generation' GT40 replica. The pricing is right, I'm told that the build...
Forum: All GT40 4th April 2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Who are you UK guys using for insurance?

Adrian Flux - last year's agreed value 32k, premium 356 (limited mileage 3,000 miles?)

Good luck.
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 2nd April 2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By RobBeddington
KVA - MK1 C-Type chassis and body kit - Essex, UK

'Buy it Now' for 3,500.

KVA MK1 body/chassis on Ebay UK (http://cgi.ebay.com/GT40_W0QQitemZ8053054509QQcategoryZ27377QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)

Nothing to do with me, although I've dealt with...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 1st April 2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,484
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: RCR in the UK!!!!

Well done Fran - and chaps. IMHO, whatever deal you've made available to the affected RF guys, it's an opportunity for them to minimise their losses and benefit from the 'next generation' of GT40...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 1st April 2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,484
Posted By RobBeddington
RCR in the UK?

Not you again Rick? Looking at www.thruxtonsportscars.co.uk (http://www.thruxtonsportscars.co.uk) I'm not sure what your tie-in is with Fran, but best regards, especially after the CAV and RF sagas.
Forum: The Paddock 1st April 2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By RobBeddington
Life begins at 40 ...

Hats off to Teddy Sheringham - 40 years old, 691 games and still doing great things in England's Premiership (that's 'soccer' to you US guys).

Rob
(Life-long West Ham Utd fan - for my sins)
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 1st April 2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Builders Thread

Sounds good to me.

I and others unwttingly added to Chris Melia's "Raiders of the Lost Ark" thread, although I saw later that Chris expressly asked for no replies (sorry Chris mate). There's so...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 1st April 2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 40,631
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Superformance GT MkII

Hi Bill - try original Mini door hinges ...

http://www.minimania.com/images/14A6818K.JPG

Cheers mate.
Forum: The Garage Sale 1st April 2006, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By RobBeddington
Re: Original Rear Lights

Hi

There were two types of Simca 1000 lights but only one is 'original' GT40. The GT40 used Marchal units, while most of the Simca units are made by Seima.

The Fiat 850/Lancia Stratos lights...
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