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Forum: The Garage Sale 6th February 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By westski_2000
Re: 347 Stroker

No need to get messed about by dodgy and unreliable engine builders, engine is available now and ready to drop straight into car! Good pre 75 blocks are hard to come by now.
Engine block is as...
Forum: The Garage Sale 6th February 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By westski_2000
Re: 347 Stroker

Forgot to say it has a two year guarantee.
Forum: The Garage Sale 2nd February 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By westski_2000
347 Stroker

347 stroker.
450 hp and same torque.
Brand new, test run only, built on pre 75 289 block so perfect for IVA tests as smoke test only needed.
Complete with carb and dizzy, fully complete running...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 31st January 2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By westski_2000
Side windows and IVA

Hi All,
My car is approaching IVA stage and I have a question about side windows.
I have heard that you now must have the side windows installed for the IVA test and the windows themselves must...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 11th January 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Early spec rear lights

Thank you Charlie!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th January 2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Early spec rear lights

Hi All,
Thank you for the information, very helpful. Is there a part number anyone knows?
Thanks again,
Tom
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 3rd January 2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Early spec rear lights

hmm, that link seems to take me back here unless I am being silly?!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 3rd January 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By westski_2000
Early spec rear lights

Hi All,
Does anyone know the part number or make/type of the early 1965 spec twin rear light?
Gelsco do have some on their website but it would be nice to know the part number.
Here is a picture...
Forum: Original GT40s 24th December 2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,042
Posted By westski_2000
What chassis number is this car?

Hi All,
Does anyone know anything about the GT40 owned and raced by Chris Ward and JD Classics? Reg number is FKJ 9C.
I have seen the car at several events but cant find out what the chassis number...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 8th September 2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,256
Posted By westski_2000
Devon Racing Engines Chris Smith

Hi All,
Does anyone have experience of Devon Racing Engines and or Chris Smith engine builders?
I think but am not sure he used to supply engines to MDA GT40 and Mark Sibley.
Many thanks
Tom
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 8th September 2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Cylinder head inlet valve sizes

Thanks all, much appreciated and valuable advice as always. So it seems the general consensus is that the head and cam combination is fine for what I will be using the engine for. Does anyone have...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 7th September 2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By westski_2000
Cylinder head inlet valve sizes

Hi All,

I have a 331 stroker engine with modified pro sport cyl heads 1.9 in 1.6 exh.
Originally the engine was built with a 268XE cam from comp cams but this has now been changed to a 274XE cam...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 6th August 2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Roundel lights

Roundel lights would be a great feature to have I am also considering installing some on my car. Question for me, how were they switched? Are they wired to the headlight circuit or to a separate...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 22nd June 2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,211
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Audi 01E gear shifter

Mark Sibley at GT Racing in Devon can supply both cable and rod linkages for the 01E.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 22nd June 2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,738
Posted By westski_2000
331 stroker on 8 stack ITBs

Hi All,

I am having an engine built by Chris Smith at Devon Racing and was hoping that someone may have experience with an engine to a similar specification. Does the specification look like a...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 24th August 2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By westski_2000
15" Halibrand pin drive supplier

Can any one recommend a supplier of 15" Halibrand pin drive knock off wheels and tyres complete with hub adaptors for ford flange in the UK?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 23rd August 2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,170
Posted By westski_2000
Smiths mechanical speedo for IVA?

Hi all,
I am in the early stages of building a GT40 and am wondering if an "original" style mechanical smiths speedo would pass IVA?
I was thinking of using a kit from cable x to convert an...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 11th September 2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,952
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Shades of grey

Wow, I had no idea. Very impressive car. The first image is now set as my background!
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 11th September 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,952
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Shades of grey

That is a really great looking car. Especially like the first photo. What is the exact colour? Just curious, it seems to suit the 40 very well.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 27th August 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 86,616
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Roaring Forties 66

Great car, beautifully finished. I like the number plate also, very appropriate!
Forum: The Race Track 2nd August 2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,361
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Porsche 917 - am I crazy?

Wow, is it possible for a 917 to pass IVA? Now that would be a car!
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 2nd August 2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,852
Posted By westski_2000
Re: RCR GT40 Deluxe Plus Kit For Sale

Do you have a price for shipping to the UK?
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 31st July 2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,019
Posted By westski_2000
Re: NEW Superformance Mk 1 GT40

Road registered?
Engine spec?
How much are you asking for?
Forum: All GT40 27th July 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By westski_2000
Re: GT40 in a single garage?

Larry - I will measure the width when I'm in the UK next.

Scott - good idea removable door tops would be excellent.
Would it be possible for Andy to make them hinged in some way? It would be...
Forum: All GT40 27th July 2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By westski_2000
Re: GT40 in a single garage?

Thanks for the reply Al!
Forum: All GT40 27th July 2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By westski_2000
Re: GT40 in a single garage?

Hi Paul,

Thanks for the information, really helpful.

Tom
Forum: All GT40 27th July 2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By westski_2000
Re: GT40 in a single garage?

I used to keep a Jaguar XJS in the same garage which is almost the same with as a 40. I could squeeze in and out, I'm thinking it would be impossible to get in and out of a 40 in a single garage? Any...
Forum: All GT40 27th July 2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By westski_2000
GT40 in a single garage?

Hi All,
After spending 2 1/2 years working in Saudi Arabia, I am at last in a position to seriously look to buy a GT40.
Can anyone tell me is it possible to keep a GT40 in a single garage? I'm...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 22nd February 2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By westski_2000
Is a UN1 ok for this engie i am buying?

Hi All,
I have access to a renault UN1 with a single piece input shaft for a good price, and the link below is the engine i am going to buy.

331 / 415 HP Carbureted Engine at...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 20th April 2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 26,851
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Cad Drawings and open frame design

Hello everybody..
I have a question for you if you don't mind..
I'm just starting of building a space frame from drawings supplied by Mike Osborne, have you heard of these drawings??
The drawings...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 20th April 2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 63,472
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Frank's KVA Build

Hi Frank, thanks for the build diary, it is very inspirational!
Don't know if you could help me but i have a question for you if you don't mind..
I'm just starting of building a space frame from...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 20th April 2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,831
Posted By westski_2000
Re: My Scratch Built Project

Hi Phil,
I have a question for you if you don't mind..
I'm just starting of building a space frame from drawings supplied by Mike Osborne, have you heard of these drawings??
The drawings have no...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 20th April 2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Which gearbox is lightest?

Guys, thanks again for the info, very useful.
I can see what you saying about spending that little bit more cash and getting a proper zf or 930, it does make some sense.
I have one more question...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 19th April 2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 978
Posted By westski_2000
Mike Osborne Chassis Drawings

Hi,
Just starting to built up the space frame gt40 chassis made from 4130 alloy steel from a set of Drawings by a guy called Mike Osborne.
Has anyone had any experience of these drawings??
Thanks...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 19th April 2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Which gearbox is lightest?

Wow, that was a quick reply! Thanks guys.
Anyone know how much the renault and porche variants weigh??
In reply to what the car will be used for, well i'm the sad sort of person who gets just as...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 19th April 2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By westski_2000
Which gearbox is lightest?

Hi All,
I'm just starting my space frame built from drawings supplied my Mike Osborne and am after some advice.
My car is to be built as light as possible and therefore i want the lightest gearbox....
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 19th June 2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,710
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Advice needed on making a one piece shaft for UN1

Its only my opinion, spend your money the way you want but i think you'd be better of buying a new shaft from Chris Cole or Tornado. You know you would get something that would work without getting...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th June 2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 129,101
Posted By westski_2000
Re: Tornado TS40 #875

Hi Scott,
Thanks for putting all the photos on here. I havn't seen a build log from someone who is building a car without doing loads of there own mods. I hope your having loads of fun building the...
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