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Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 13th February 2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By wolodymyr
Post Re: Argyll Festival of Performance club display and free tickets.

Hi all,
A great shame as this was looking good.

The below announcement appeared on the News for the AFP site;
announcement (http://www.argyllfestivalofperformance.com/news/4592801166)

'On...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 1st February 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Argyll Festival of Performance club display and free tickets.

Graham, I look forward to seeing you, and your car!
No doubt about it, the setting is idyllic, the castle, Loch Fyne and the drive over the Rest and Be Thankful to get there.
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 1st February 2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: PASS Bout bloody time ...

Just joining the celebration! Brought a bottle :laugh: Well done Johnny and Andy.
Dave
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 1st February 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: New Guy Here

Go Robert!
Was this at a storage unit auction? Did he know the car was inside?
Dave
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 31st January 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Argyll Festival of Performance club display and free tickets.

Hi all,

Re: Argyll Festival of Performance, at Inveraray Castle on 2nd & 3rd of June 2018.

HOME - argyllfestivalofperformance.com (http://www.argyllfestivalofperformance.com)
Argyll Festival...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 29th January 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,104
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: KVA / SGT build

Hi Udo, great work
I hope that your bulkhead mod does leave enough clearance for engine movement under acceleration and braking, and any loads you might transmit through the seat back.
I know I am...
Forum: All GT40 6th January 2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Identify this replica chassis pls?

Brian, an interesting take, the exposed part of the main chassis looks quite substantial. I am still waiting for more information as the two photos are all I have at the moment.
Dave
Forum: All GT40 6th January 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By wolodymyr
Smile Re: Identify this replica chassis pls?

:laugh: Glad to hear it Glenn. You will be able to say tho, does this look like a Southern GT?
Dave
Forum: All GT40 6th January 2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Identify this replica chassis pls?

Hi Mike, this was recently sold, I think Glenn still has his? I don't know at the moment, and as a first step was just trying to get an ID on the chassis manufacturer.
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 5th January 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: max safe revs from a 302

Hi Pete, I thought 6000 was relatively safe, but use 5500 as a general limit which is exciting enough for me😁 When I had the old cast iron heads, the valve train was not so happy up there.
Dave
Forum: All GT40 5th January 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By wolodymyr
Identify this replica chassis pls?

A friend sent me these photos.
Identify chassis, anyone recognise the car?
Sorry about the rotation in one photo.
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 4th January 2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: GTD40 chassis # help please

Ken, to assist with visibility, you might consider installing a high level LED brake light too.
Dave
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd January 2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,749
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Mid Engined Citroen DS

Happy New Year Romain, excellent work and looking forward to seeing your posts in 2018.
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 29th December 2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,013
Posted By wolodymyr
Arrow Re: UN1 Output shafts

George, two other things which I didn't see mentioned, both with a propensity to break the roll-pins;
1 As suspension moves between bounce and droop, the distance between the inner and outer cv...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 7th December 2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By wolodymyr
Argyll Festival of Performance club display and free tickets.

A friend is getting together a group of cars for a 'club stand' at the Argyll Festival of Performance on 2nd and 3rd June 2018.
Based on the Cobra Drivers Club format of GT40s , Cobras and Sunbeam...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 18th October 2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Wheel Bearing Noise

Distortion of inner race could be the issue based on your description:

A couple of possible explanations based on a small spindle diameter or large brg bore;
Resulting in a slack bearing inner...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 16th October 2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Just surfing and this came up

Great stuff Ian, reminds me of a video I made a while ago :)
GT40s at Goodwood 1966 well 2004 actually (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q27rj7C9bk)
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 16th October 2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Wheel Bearing Noise

The noise you heard does sound more like debris but Impact due to accident or kerbing or harsh assembly technique? Look with a magnifying glass for indentations on the raceways. I had an instance...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 2nd October 2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 97,948
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Brett's RS GTD

Keep it up Brett, this looks like a milestone now. :)
Dave
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 2nd October 2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 100,253
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: SouthernGT No6

Well done Nick. Starting in 3rd, been there done that, I don't feel alone now, seems that there is a club :)
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 11th September 2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Has anyone assembled these ht plugs?

Thanks Andy, I managed to do one last night. The most difficult part is getting the lead to turn the corner in the boot which is where a piece of wire helps to pull it through. I will post the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 9th September 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Has anyone assembled these ht plugs?

Thanks jac, I think you are right about the last few words as there is a ridge at one end of the sleeve and looks like a matching cavity in the boot. You reminded me that I do have some silicone...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 9th September 2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By wolodymyr
Question Has anyone assembled these ht plugs?

I cant find any info on how to assemble these. Has anyone done these? Getting the lead through the plug is a major challenge but after this and crimping I am not sure whether the brass plug ends up...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 6th September 2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,956
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

Hi Ian, if your tanks are the same as mine, you can remove the level sensor, which accesses the open chamber at the back where the pickup tube is located.
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 6th September 2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,956
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

I removed the additional filters from before the LP Pumps and rechecked the flows, but still less than 1 litre/min. Didn't have time to check the pump inlets so I will do that later, but this doesn't...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 29th August 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By wolodymyr
Pics from Rest and Be Thankful 2017

Some great pictures from this years Classic Car Tours event at the Rest!
Rest and Be Thankful 2017 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kilchurn/sets/72157688217169265/with/36695838582/)

Check out the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 21st August 2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: AFR gauge recommendation?

Aah well, I placed an order for an LA1 but was notified that it is no longer available while Tech Edge are making changes to it. Up the ladder and down the snake!
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 19th August 2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Can I connect Icknield Rev Counter to ecu?

I see that trigger-wheels.com have a
Tacho driver module for coil-driven rev counters
Suitable for Megasquirt, Megajolt and many other ECUs the tacho driver allows you to retain your existing coil...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 19th August 2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Cable connections on the UN1 gearbox

Hi Peter, what Ian said, mine is rod change, but I was considering change to cable. esp since my rear bush is disintegrating. I will be interested to hear how you get on and what your comparison is...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 19th August 2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Can I connect Icknield Rev Counter to ecu?

Anyone have the answer to this? If not I'll just have to try it😀
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th August 2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By wolodymyr
Question Can I connect Icknield Rev Counter to ecu?

I have an Icknield rev counter which was connected to the old distributor contact breaker.
Will it now work with my Emerald K6 ecu which gives a 0-12v pulsed output?
Just in case the answer is no...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 17th August 2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: AFR gauge recommendation?

Thanks Mark, some good stuff there.
Most of what I see either comes with a sensor, or is designed to control a sensor, whereas all I am really looking for is a gauge to read the signal off my...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 15th August 2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: AFR gauge recommendation?

High Andrew, thanks for the suggestions, I am searching the Emerald Manual, no direct reference to AFR output, there are some outputs, of which one refers to pwm.
3 IACV1/IACV-PWM/AuxOut3 IACV...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 15th August 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By wolodymyr
AFR gauge recommendation?

I looked for wideband AFR gauges, which seemed a little overpriced for what I thought was essentially a 0-5V gauge. (I already have a Bosch WB sensor and controller feeding 0-5v to an Emerald K6...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 12th August 2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,956
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

Hi Andrew, thanks for the confirmation on flows. I will be looking in to this shortly. First I will do a check without the additional filters as one possibility is they introduce too much resistance....
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 10th August 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,956
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

Update
I reduced the fuelling by reducing ecu MBPS which improved the running to the point where I was happy to drive about 25miles to a rolling road.
The engineer went about setting things up at...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 30th July 2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,956
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

On Friday, I had a go at balancing the TB's at idle. I made a simple manometer with a wooden lathe turned cap with a 1" hole. Coloured the water with some red syrup. A couple of rubber washers with...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 29th July 2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,956
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

Cheers Jimmy, last week was MOT so first time on the road. Drivable in top gear but doesnt rev, masdively overfuelled but I'm learning to adjust to the point where it will drive a bit further to a...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 29th July 2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Help! Jenveys butterfly looseness.

Sorted, it was a loose screw, the two butterfly spindles are connected by a hollow spacer with grub screws. Access is through the nameplate which reveals a cavity with the spindles and spacer. I will...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 29th July 2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Anyone recommend a Rolling Road Scotland?

Hi Ron, thanks for that, no email as yet but I get the message. Will check them out.
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 29th July 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Anyone recommend a Rolling Road Scotland?

Thanks Graeme, I got a second recommendation for them from a neighbour this am too.😀
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 29th July 2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By wolodymyr
Help! Jenveys butterfly looseness.

Started to balance Jenvey pairs at idle. Number 5 was reading 3 times more flow than all the others including its brother number 6. I see that the butterfly has some play relative to its brother...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th July 2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By wolodymyr
Anyone recommend a Rolling Road Scotland?

Glasgow Edinburgh area?
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 21st July 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Insurance companies

Thanks guys, I was with Classic Line before, so I finally went back to them. The quote I got from AIB was 285, other quotes from companies I didn't know as high as 385. Classic Line matched the AIB...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 20th July 2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By wolodymyr
Insurance companies

UK Has anyone dealt with AIB insurance brokers / KGM underwriters? just getting some quotes in.
Dave
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 13th July 2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,006
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Typical sight on the Streets of London

To corrupt the words of the song 'Let me take you by the hand, and lead you through the streets of London, I'll show you something that will surely blow your mind!'
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th July 2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By wolodymyr
Plug leads for Gen II Ford coils.

What's the solution here, buy Gen II coil end connectors and mod my own leads, get 2 sets of Fiesta leads or what have others done. Coils are mounted at the front end of each cylinder head, so I need...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 4th July 2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,956
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

Despite lack of posting, except for a family wedding 2 weeks ago, I have worked on this every night after work and day at weekends. Now wiring up. I will post pictures soon.#
Dave
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 4th July 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Cam Synch or distributor stub for EFI

I ended by ordering a cam synch from Summit, together with a fuel solenoid switching valve for my tank return. I will post pictures in my main thread.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 21st June 2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By wolodymyr
Re: Cam Synch or distributor stub for EFI

Randy, thanks, mine is an Edelbrock 2222 camshaft which is steel. I made sure the distributor gear was also. This is worth repeating a million times if it saves one person from a bad experience :)...
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