Recent content by saxoncross

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    Vendor forums

    Hi Joacim, I believe that when Tornado stopped paying their annual fees to have their own dedicated sub-forum in the 'manufacturer's corner' all the posts were moved to the relevance area in the 'technical forum' by the forum administrators Regards, Andy
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    UK newbie on the search for a 40.....

    Hi Andrew, welcome to the Club. You need to get in touch with the GT40 Enthusiasts Club, which supports this forum and has regional meets which provide a valuable source of information. Which part of the UK are you in? Regards, Andy
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    Southern GT Chassis #54 Build - The What Have I Done Chronicles!!

    Hi Shaun, Strange coincidence that I've got one on my shopping list for today for the next '40 I've got in build. The thread size in the block is 1/4" NPT and I use an adapter to AN-3 so I can then do remote mounted oil light & gauge sensors regards, Andy
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    Chuck and Ryan's RCR Build

    Excellent work guys, I still hope that your're still making full use of the door-mounted cup holders you did a few years ago ;) Regards, Andy
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    Brett's RS GTD

    Hi Brett, well done mate, it's been a long time coming, but worth the wait and effort Regards, Andy
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    UN1 Rod Change Reverse Gear Lockout

    Hi Richard, I did mine as attached. The arm’s made of 1mm stainless and it slightly sprung so it locks under head of the fastener next to it Regards, Andy
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    Pass in time for summer.

    Hi Martin, Congratulations on the pass, it takes a huge commitment to get to this stage, so well done. As you presented your car for IVA with the side windows fitted, what is the supply for the door mirrors, which I understand will have to be remotely adjustable to comply with regs. I noticed...
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    SouthernGT Number 18

    Hi Paul, Glad to see you're making good progress, engine start-up is always a great milestone. Regarding the windscreen fittings, as they are generally bonded in, I would recommend getting the screen permanently fitted after the vehicle has been IVA’d & painted When I presented mine for the IVA...
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    Show us your GT40!

    A couple of my Tornado Regards, Andy
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    GT40 For Weekend Cruiser

    Hi Larry, No additional reinforcement was added, as any load is spread over a large area, but I did find micro fretting of the paint, fortunately these polished out OK. For later use I added some paint protection film under the suction cups. Regards, Andy
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    GT40 For Weekend Cruiser

    Hi Alan, I’ve done European tours (LeMans & the Spa Classic) in mine with no real issues. I’ve a custom made 30Ltr luggage box under the rear clam and a soft bag fits under the front access panel. I also have adapted the attached, which looks really cool with a wicker hamper basket fitted...
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    AC Harnness - I need help

    Hi Frank, From when I built my Tornado, of all the electrical systems on the car, sorting out how the AC should work through the trinary switch was the biggest headache However from was you have put in your diagram, it should be wired up as follows: 1 to 3&4 2 to 5 6 to 7 ! would add another...
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    FAV Pale Green color match

    Look for Ford Linden Green Regards, Andy
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    Post IVA registration

    Hi Marcus, Don’t let the age of the vehicle put you off putting it through the IVA. I’ve recently helped get a 30 year old KVA through the IVA last year – see KVA Project (by Tony Browne) in the build logs and my own build log (Norfolk Tornado) covers a lot of the issues that specific to IVA...
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    Oil cooler or trans cooler?

    Just follow where the pipes go to if there's an external trans oil cooler pump, it will be fitted in the oil lines between the cooler and the transmission Regards, Andy