Recent content by Brian Magee

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    Registration of a new build GT.

    Simon, Have you looked at Andrew Komosa's build on here. It may well be worth talking to him. Brian.
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    Registration of a new build GT.

    Hi Simon, If your car has not been registered before it will have to go through an IVA test. To pass it will have to conform with a lot of regulations. When it passes you will be given a certificate which the DVLA will need before it can be registered. If you have no bills for the main parts of...
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    R.I.P. Sir Stirling Moss

    Two legends together
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    Hello from Readng, UK

    Ian, How much do I owe you? Merry Christmas to all the family. Brian
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    Hello from Readng, UK

    Hi Mark, Welcome to the forum. I am in Newbury and have a GTD GT40 that I built and has been on the road nearly 20 years. You are welcome to come and have a chat some time and maybe come along to a club meeting in Winchester. Send me a PM and we can exchange details. Brian.
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    Cheshire SGT build

    The aliminium panels on my car were chromate coated before being satin powder coated. That was 20 years and 35000 miles ago. Even the areas ahead of the rear wheels where they get blasted by road grit just need a quick spray of WD40 and a wipe over to make them look like new. I would not think...
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    Flywheel and crank mismatched bolt holes

    There is one hole in the crankshaft offset so that the flywheel will only fit in one place to ensure the balance stays correct. The unused hole at eight o'clock looks like it is off set. maybe it just needs moving round. Brian.
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    Ken Saunders

    Hi Kev, Hope you are well. Ken's niece has been in touch with the club and we are helping out where we can. We normally had a Christmas card from him but not last year so we suspected something was not right. Brian.
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    Brett's RS GTD

    Don't tell me, a cycling accident ? ? Brian.
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    Club Shop

    Hi John, You should be asking this question on the GT40 Enthusiasts Club website forum. Go onto the website and click on For Sale. I don't see a car cover on there. Brian.
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    Starter Motor Type RAC517?

    Hi Dave, The standard Ford small block starter motor mounting dimensions are Locating step = 4 1/8" Distance across mounting holes = 5 1/4" The mounting holes are offset by 5/8" from the centre line. All these measurements were measured with a steel rule and cheap vernier but should be fairly...
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    Thruxton Motorsport Celebration

    With just a couple of days to go and the weather prospects looking good for the weekend we have 7 cars booked in for Saturday and 8 for Sunday. The organisers have arranged for extra car passes to be on the gate so it is not too late to bring your GT40 along. Send me a PM today if you fancy...
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    Thruxton Motorsport Celebration

    Hi Bob, I have just sent you an email with full details. Would love you to come along. Brian.
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    Thruxton Motorsport Celebration

    The closing date for this event is 3pm on 24th May. If you want to display your GT40 send me a PM and I will give you the discount booking code. We shall have the new club marquee so if you want to come along without a car we should be in the same place as last year. adjacent to the tunnel. Take...
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    insurance for a GTD? who would you use in the UK?

    Hi Dave, I use Classicline, but is this for road use or storage???!!! Brian