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  1. Doc Watson

    A few hundred yards...

    Stunned by the events here in Plymouth, I heard and saw the helicopters landing last night and it all happened a few hundred yards from me...
  2. Doc Watson

    Tips for a noob MIG welder

    Finally a MIG welder is arriving today, will get the gas at the weekend. Any tips or tricks when starting?
  3. Doc Watson

    HMS Victory 1/64 scale plank on frame

    As if I dont have enough to do.....
  4. Doc Watson

    First design iteration...

    While trawling the web I found these..... Apparently recently uncovered by ford an initial design concept for the GT. A week later a full size clay model was made. Imagine having a hinged windscreen!
  5. Doc Watson

    Restoration Project?

    ...and I thought I had some work to do on my chassis.....
  6. Doc Watson

    rear shock length

    I'm about to add another piece to my car....... (dont fall off your chair Frank!) and will use a small piece of box section to simulate the correct ride height for the rear suspension. What would be the length of the shocks (mounting point to mounting point) when the car would be sitting...
  7. Doc Watson

    Mirage Wheels?

    After doing a long overdue tidy up of my 'shed' I found 2 front wheels which are aluminium and were reportedly from a Mirage GT40. The wheels originate from Bryan Wingfield along with a few other original parts that I got from him. Did the mirage have ali wheels?? anybody know?
  8. Doc Watson

    Rear clip support bracket

    I have some photos and basic dimensions for the removable rear bracket that supports the rear clip. Does anybody have good photos (or a drawing) of the bottom plate that joins the lower two location points?. Is it 2mm steel sheet? I need to set up the rear clip to then set the bulkhead on my...
  9. Doc Watson

    Make the Noise!!

    Stumbled across this...careful it's addictive. Two guys one shed and the task at hand involves fitting a 2 ltr turbo corolla 4wd into an original mini shell.
  10. Doc Watson

    Electric Mustang?!?

    Ford to release an all electric Mustang.... Discuss.....
  11. Doc Watson

    Pictures work!!!!!!

    Just tested and it works.... another test.... Yay, thanks Ron...
  12. Doc Watson

    zf-0 type plate

    Does the ZF-0 come with a type plate? I have seen them on the zf -1 and -2 boxes but not on a -0. Mine dosent have one ( zf-0) and this plate is supposed to have a 10 digit serial number starting with 1031 (according to ZF Germany) There is a cast number in the rear gearbox which is...
  13. Doc Watson

    ZF rear cover nut torque

    After receiving my zf -0, I filled it will oil and every week I spin it for about 2 minutes to ensure the oil is moved around the internals. According to Paul Flemming they can 'rust up' if left dry for a period of time. The box was inspected cleaned and new seals were installed by Paul. I...
  14. Doc Watson

    Beowolf cluster

    Like I've got nothing else to do.... 21 Raspberry pi -3's (computer the size of a credit card) all linked in a Beowolf cluster to produce a computer 5 times as powerful as a high spec pc, for about the same money but running on about 1/5 the power.........nice......
  15. Doc Watson

    Andy Booth (GT Gold Parts)

    Andy came up with some unobtanium for me, original spec remanufactured loom, steering rack, hinges, front and rear clip parrots and brackets, and an original fuel selector...nice.
  16. Doc Watson

    Name that chassis...

    looks early, with that Colotti...
  17. Doc Watson

    zf-0 clutch slave arm

    Where the hell do I find one?
  18. Doc Watson

    Clutch on a zf-0

    I need to spec a clutch for my car. Got a zf-0 which has had a medical with Paul and passed with flying colours and bellhousing to boot. Car will be mainly road driven with a max of 400HP. 289ci internal balanced with 65 hipo iron heads (if I can find some). What clutch would you...
  19. Doc Watson

    Penalty Shootout

    I actually fell off my chair........ obviously set piece tv but great...
  20. Doc Watson

    Rear suspension radius link...

    Can anybody tell me how long the upper and lower radius links are. I think I have found the inserts for the rod ends which will be brazed onto steel bar. The measurement required is the total length without rod ends installed. Andy