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    Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

    At the suggestion of a friend I have entered my car in an on-line competition. Not sure if overseas votes count, but if any of you feel like casting a vote in my direction, much appreciated. Just click on the link below to vote.
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    Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

    Agreed. My car was never supposed to be a concours winner, so I opted for a period item (from a Triumph 2000 as I recall) that looks OK and does a great job of clearing my screen.
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    GT40 MKII Roundel / Number Lights

    They do crop up occasionally on eBay. Do a search for 1966 Ranchero or Falcon Station Wagon number plate lights. I have a couple in the garage as I bought more than I needed, but they are average quality.
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    Hi everyone, Adrian from Auckland

    Welcome Adrian. A few Kiwis here.
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    GT40 MKII Roundel / Number Lights

    You have done pretty much the same as I did, except that I added another very small bolt at the front edge as well.
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    Steering column controls.

    In its original setting, the stalk used to self cancel. However, I removed that facility to get it to fit nicely. I now rely on the indicator light (just to the left of the rev counter) to remind me to cancel. It's in line-of-sight and quite bright, so I don't often forget.
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    Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

    Wow. How fortuitous was my timing? Just learned that the lady I took for a ride passed away just one week after our run.:(
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    Steering column controls.

    Mine is mounted on the column (LHS).
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    Steering column controls.

    I used the Ford switch, as shown above in James's post, pulled from a MKII Cortina at a wreckers. Does indicators, horn, high beam and flash.
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    Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

    One of the coolest things about owning cars like ours is that they give one the ability to grant wishes. The lovely lady I took for a spin this afternoon likely has very little time left to her, but when we pulled in the only thing she could say was that she couldn't stop smiling during the...
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    Early 351 use

    I did some research in Ronnie Spain's book when I opted to go for a 351 in my car. Australian driver Paul Hawkins campaigned chassis AMGT-2 with a 351 in July 1968 at Hockenheim and at the Swedish GP at Karlskoga in August 1968. In 1969 Juncadella, Spice Green and Serra campaigned AMGT-2 at...
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    M20 Dreaming

    Yes - excellent read Leon. Well done.
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    Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

    Car was due for its first warrant of fitness (MoT) since being certified three years ago. Flew through. Yay!
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    Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

    Welcome back.
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    First big run for 2022

    A quick spin down to Teretonga (215km south of me) today to participate in one of the two Motorsport NZ sanctioned events I need to do each year to keep the car’s Authority Card current. It was the first major trip outside the Dunedin City limits since the clutch release lever repair and new...
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    Sump question

    Aviaid is worth a look.
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    Hello from New Zealand

    Welcome Gary. I'm in Dunedin. Good bunch on here, with a wealth of knowledge. Hope your build goes well.
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    Ford GT40 Anthology - due 20th October 2021

    Mine received as well. Looking forward to reading it.