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    Pegs & Cups

    I had another look at these Triumph cones and they come in at 22mm diameter so they might a bit big. Here is a link to Flatchat's excellent work with his locator pins. https://www.gt40s.com/threads/40-front-rear-clip-locaters.31592/
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    Pegs & Cups

    Perhaps Triumph Spitfire / GT6 Bonnet locator plates
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    Fuel cap bolt pattern

    Ken, The main body and cap is a standard GT40 cap and the internal locking fitting was supplied by Newton. Look at A400 9-hole vented. https://www.newton-equipment.com
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    Lap Counter?

    Larry, IBM released the company's first portable computer in about 1977 so Lee's "computer" might be something different. So called portable in those days but you needed a pretty strong table to sit it upon. I remember using the Model 5100 on offshore oil rig construction back in the day.
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    Yorkshire Motorsport Festival - 25th June, 2021 - UK

    Chassis number P1053 is appearing at the Holmefirth show next week. History note : this car was originally designated as one of three "Mercury" GT40s in 1967. https://www.yorkshiremotorsportfestival.co.uk/assets/Uploads/6d1bd7a1b2/YMF_2021_BROCHURE_digital.pdf
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    Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

    Hello Markus Yes it was also a bit like deja-vu for me. The story is that I had a few of the older ones left but I NEVER liked them. The old batch was patterned to the original drawings and they had the wall thickness at only 0.180" or 4.7 mm thick which I think looked too skinny, especially...
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    Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

    Thank you Dave Alistair is the main man on this project now so Kudos must go to him.
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    Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

    Waiting for the glass man to turn up today to glue in the heated screen on Alistair's car. This is the final job before the FIA inspection. :):)
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    CARBS

    YUM YUM !
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    Lower from turn signal covers

    Top notch material and forming from Mark, we are really happy with ours.
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    Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

    I picked up a few gear shift castings today from the foundry. These new patterns were done in traditional sand and heat treated. I am very happy with the final result.
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    Searching for a Ranalah English wheel

    https://barnfindspecialist.co.uk/tools-ranalah-english-wheels-fjedwards-kendrick
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    G40 1085 Sale

    https://www.goodingco.com/lot/1969-ford-gt40/
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    Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

    There has been lot of chat on various threads about these Hartwell latches recently. Here is the set that I am using made from original parts. The brackets being machined from billet are not to original material spec. however as these should be investment castings. The pattern work for these is...
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    Hartwell Latches

    Eh up Mark, Like a Blackpool seagull onto a bag of chips ! :cool:
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