NB. original post was asking about rear calipers with handbrake mechanism, so that's Scorpio Granada or Sierra Cosworth etc.
(Rears are drums on European Granada Mk1 & 2, and Cortina & Capri, apart from the Tickford.)
From memory I think Lucas Girling were the original suppliers of these type...
It was on a dealer stand, not the auction. http://www.totalheadturners.com/detail/ford-gt-40-284523
This company buy up dozens of replica Cobras, GT40's, Porsches, etc., to resell.
You can use the search function for many of the popular things that get asked, and there's a lot of really experienced builders on here who are always helpful with questions.
Plus in the UK there is the GT40 Enthusiasts Club too.
No it wasn't a GT40. (Fiesta ST & Ka) I still haven't reached the dizzy heights of GT ownership yet........
It's a small family company so perhaps you would like to email or phone them with your initial thoughts / questions ?
( You'll find Chris can talk all day about air conditioning...
This is the company I use, & have also done work on some of my colleagues vehicles. We've all been very happy with the service & advice we've received. Last time I was there they were sorting out the air con on an Ultima, they can build you a refridgerated van, anything air con or...
I'm not sure why you have quoted my post & then given a J car / Mk4 potted history ?
I said, " they suggest ".
'they' ie. the seller. Not me or my opinion one way or the other.
Please read the letter on their website http://www.lmclassiccars.be/ & feel free to comment on that...
Indeed the original FAV factory building is still there, you can see it on google street view.
The old Lola building, which was a couple of roads away is long gone though. (That was the one that was briefly used by FAV before the Banbury Avenue one was ready & in later years was used by Ford...
I believe that is the back corner of the FAV factory, Slough. The lower number plate I think is a trade plate.
For our American viewers, 'trade plates' in the UK are plates used by dealers to drive an otherwise unlicensed or taxed vehicle on the road. (The other number plate should...
On the dealers website, http://www.lmclassiccars.be/ they suggest this car is J2 (see the letter amongst the pictures).
J2 was the car Ken Miles was so tragically killed in during testing. J2 has usually been described as 'totally destroyed' over the years.
See this thread also...