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    magnesium rim

    You could try Crosthwaite and Gardiner. I know they do an 8" Halibrand style GT40 wheel in magnesium, but not sure about BRM style.
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    Wheel single central nut / spinners - correct tightening direction

    Clockwise to tighten on the left-hand side of the car; anti-clockwise on the right; or if a spinner, knock the top ear towards the rear of the car.
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    GT-Forte GTs40 build

    Great progress.
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    GT40s @ Goodwood

    Looks like the Alan mann car featured here, but I could be wrong as reg is different.
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    Original GT patern upright replacements needed.

    Do a search for peguero. He may be able to help.
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    Engine / gearbox sandwich plate.

    There is no upper part to plate 1. It is essentially a cover plate to close off the bottom of the bellhousing.
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    1149 Mono Replica

    Great to hear from you Jim.
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    Ryans Group Ten GT40 build - Body 5.

    Just used a wire wheel on mine and a Dremel to get into the more difficult places. Wash with de-greaser. Hand grip had a couple of very minor cracks, so filled with epoxy, then painted. Has lasted well so far. Bolted straight in. Have used the original routing for the cable (i.e. handbrake...
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    Crossover fuel tank system

    Well spotted Graham. You are quite correct.
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    Crossover fuel tank system

    The photos posted by Dick in post #28 above appear to be of a Mirage chassis. Below are pictures from John Allen and Gordon Jones book "The Ford That Beat Ferrari".
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    Dzus Fasteners in front clip

    Probably not absolutely necessary, but I have them as it stops the centre of the front clip lifting at speed, and is an extra safety measure if one forgets to fasten either of the side Hartwells. .
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    SouthernGT Number 18

    Beautiful Paul.
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    Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

    I used this Ian. Trimmed most of the mounting bracket top and bottom so that it would fit closely to the inside top of the window of the rear clip. Autobarn NARVA Brake Light High Level 12V Led
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    Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

    And some video of the event.
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    Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

    Having resisted the temptation to take the 40 to the supermarket during lockdown I was keen to see if 7 weeks of inactivity had adversely affected the battery. Apparently not. After a few turns to get enough fuel through the system she was good to go.
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    Marchal 653 Driving Lights

    Mine are mounted from the rear (i.e. inside the light box). Yes - 8 mm is a lot.
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    Marchal 653 Driving Lights

    I fashioned an aluminium spacer that ran from bolt to bolt and across the top of the light (between the lens and the inside of the light box). Only needed a half a millimetre thickness to give enough tilt up, and worked well. Same would apply across the bottom if tilt down needed. Just make...
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    Tell everyone every week that you are surviving this COVID19. Just add your name to the list once a week and each of us will know if you are alive.

    Sorry to hear James. Looking good here for a move to Level 2, but still far too many breaking social distancing rules.