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Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 15th December 2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Oil.....

We use Joe Gibbs!
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 30th November 2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: GTD wiper arm needed

Standard GTD wipers were always a Peugot Arm and a Rover blade, both UK parts
Forum: All GT40 5th November 2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By wealdenengineer
Forum: The Paddock 26th October 2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By wealdenengineer
Turbo ( or should it be Turdo ? )

New meaning for performance boost
Forum: The Paddock 25th October 2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: The Making of "The Italian Job"

The Mini Coopers were the best motor club car of their day, we did everything in them, racing, rallying, autotests, you name it we did it, including sex. great liitle cars, could not afford one now,...
Forum: The Paddock 17th October 2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: VNUK

Steve, No, that's another new one on me! Gets crazier by the day.
Forum: The Paddock 14th October 2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: VNUK

This is moving away from the headline of this thread. the VANUK legislation could have a very real affect on every motorised vehicle , and particularly in respect to all motorsport activities, and I...
Forum: The Paddock 11th October 2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: VNUK

As I and many others, including the MSA, understand, it is necessary that all wheeled vehicles , including bicycles, invalid and mobility scooters, farm machinery etc etc must be insured, even if...
Forum: The Paddock 11th October 2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By wealdenengineer
VNUK

Look up VNUK, this is the European Commisions requirement that a law be introduced in every EU country that ANY vehicle, which includes ALL motorsport vehicles of every type, inc F1 to MOTOGP to the...
Forum: The Paddock 1st October 2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Fast GT40

Her name is TESIE !
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 30th September 2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,671
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: where to buy a body gt40 at a low price?

Kimson, SLOW DOWN - take advice, do not jump in with your enthusiasm, it will cost you a lot of money and disappointment in the long run. Talk to the guys who have done these projects, not just the...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 30th September 2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,989
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

P1119 is sitting in my workshop !
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 29th September 2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,989
Posted By wealdenengineer
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 16th September 2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 29,019
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Electric A/C Compressor

Simon, send me your E mail address and I will get the UK manufacturer to contact you directly, Frank
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 6th September 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Super wide tyres

So you are not going to drive it then, just a static show car ?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th September 2017, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: engine popping

Go NGK plugs, appropriate heat range, set gaps 45 thou.
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 4th September 2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By wealdenengineer
Goodwood Revival - Bonhams Auction

There is a very high quality GTD40 for sale in the Bonhams Auction at the REVIVAL on Saturday, well worth a look if you are considering a purchase.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 28th August 2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Hateful 8, a hard won '40 for an FNG

Like the paint scheme, great looking car, but the steering is still on the wrong side ! Frank
Forum: Original GT40s 28th August 2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 168,745
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: P1001

Well, some bloke called Frank did start it off with the first pieces of the jigsaw !
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 9th August 2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: GTD Engine/gearbox Lowering

Which bell housing are you using ?
Forum: The Paddock 7th August 2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Wanted

Yes Ryan, that's correct, but might have be anything with 8 cylinders to start with !
Forum: The Paddock 6th August 2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Wanted

Grandson Louis has stripped his car down and preparing for full full refurb of all parts we have, good project for a 15 year old prospective engineer.
Forum: The Paddock 4th August 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By wealdenengineer
Wanted

Anybody got an old Ford Cosworth DFV F1 / F3000 engine kicking about under a bench ? Frank
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 4th August 2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: GTD Engine/gearbox Lowering

The most I have lowered a standard GTD ENGINE UNIT is 80 mm, this is using a Canton 7.5 inch wet sump pan ( of course I have lowered a dry sump unit in a GTD more but that's a different story ) This...
Forum: The Paddock 23rd July 2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,589
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: F1 in 2017

If the HALO, or whatever it may be called by then, will definitely finish my interest in f1 , an interest that started in 1960 ! I also foresee quite a few drivers quitting the sport as well, given...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 12th July 2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: zf-0 type plate

Ryan, he had better put it in the b.....dy car after we moved mountains getting it this far !
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 28th June 2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Install rivnuts before painting?

Mitch, take advice, never use rivnuts, particularly into glassfibre, big mistake and very damaging.
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 25th May 2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Wanted: pin drive

Why 17 inch ?
Forum: The Race Track 21st April 2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Goodwood Easter Sprint

Make room to take home the "fastest V8" trophy ( again )
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 20th April 2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By wealdenengineer
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 20th April 2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: GTD sway bar info needed please

There are many different ways of engineering this, and we have several preferred ways of doing it, depending on the type of use the car is likely to have. See the attached pictures, this is my...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 14th April 2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,777
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Input shaft

I did it a different way, did not like the idea of shortening the shaft by grinding !
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 1st April 2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,019
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: P1119

Just to satisfy you, the primaries are 1.75" ( inch and three quarter ) , had to go out and unlock the shop to check! Frank
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 31st March 2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,019
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: P1119

Yep, Mathwell 289 race engine, sounds great in shop, might just get out on road and see what it feels like in the next couple of days.
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 30th March 2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,019
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: P1119

Gearchange now works perfectly ( first time for this car ! ) plus rebuilt carbs etc and MSD ignition package, crisp and very sharp on start up today.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 7th March 2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Hi from Leeds UK

There are other variants more suited to taller people, including Micks SoutherGT, but in everything it depends not just on height, but on individual body dimensions ( leg length / trunk length /...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 8th February 2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,183
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: GTD knock on wheels?

Simon, take some quiet advice before spending hard money, Frank
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 28th January 2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,019
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: P1119

P1119 now in my workshop
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 25th January 2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,447
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: ZFQ gearshift, central mounted

Talk to Geoff Taylor, Taylor automotive engineering, East Sussex UK who makes what you want
Forum: The Paddock 24th January 2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 20,589
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: F1 in 2017

So who can formulate a forecasting competition for the whole season this year ?
Forum: All GT40 5th January 2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,844
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Identifying my CAV.

I is one of the very first CAV built cars using a copy of the GTD chassis. IF you were to try rebuild this car do not use any of the suspension components ( I have a list of major faults on these...
Forum: All GT40 9th December 2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,479
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: New Ford GT pictures

Just look at the Jaguar XJ220, on of the most exciting looking cars of its age and then they stuck a V6 in it, thing became an instant flop on the market !
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 7th December 2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By wealdenengineer
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 7th December 2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Uk gt40 wanted

This car ( GTD40) is for sale by club member in East Sussex.
Forum: The Paddock 28th November 2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 34,146
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: F1 in 2016

Well, we agree that Terry the Ox got closest, so well done. Terry, please contact me with the delivery address for your prize, Frank ( [email protected] )
Forum: The Paddock 28th November 2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 34,146
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: F1 in 2016

So who is claiming the prize ?
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 22nd November 2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: Member since 2008 and my first post

Hi Paul, a few pictures of P1088 when the car was brought into a driveable condition in my workshop, previously the car was used as a museum / show car by the Willment family. Following its...
Forum: The Paddock 13th November 2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 34,146
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: F1 in 2016

I reckon Ians got the winning scenario !
Forum: The Paddock 13th November 2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 34,146
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: F1 in 2016

You got just a few hours left to set your predictions, cut off at lights out in Brazil !
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 34,146
Posted By wealdenengineer
Re: F1 in 2016

I think this thread go Trumped !
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