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by beemergb
Sun May 25, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Parts for the straight 6 Ford
Replies: 5
Views: 1698

Re: Parts for the straight 6 Ford

cookieboy wrote:the club traders qrg in kettering or graham walker i would presume .which parts do you require ?
Thank you for the quick reply ! I need two head gaskets for the Ford straight six Mk1 and 2 . I read that the club sells these , correct ? Thanks again Harry
by beemergb
Sun May 25, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Parts for the straight 6 Ford
Replies: 5
Views: 1698

Parts for the straight 6 Ford

Hello there Reliant people I have read somewhere on the forum that the club can supply spares for Ford straight sixes , cant find it anymore ! Can you help ? Hope so thank you Harry
by beemergb
Sat May 24, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Weber 40 DCOE Carbs
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

Weber 40 DCOE Carbs

Hi there ,which model Weber 40 DCOE do I use on the Mk1 Zeyphr 6 engined Saber with the Raymond Mays head ? Any help would be welcome thank Harry
by beemergb
Sun May 11, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Just a quick update and a thank you to all the people who have given me tips and advice and suggested improvements to make to the head .Here is the head in its line for line stage and shows how much input and work goes into such a project , all I have to do now is join the dots ! [album][/album] see...
by beemergb
Sat May 03, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Mention has been made of the water ways and flow restrictions Bear in mind some of this will be deliberate to guide coolant where it is needed Thank you for the info. We are going by computer animated water flow guides at the moment ,based on engines with simular sizes on inline sixes. But after an...
by beemergb
Thu May 01, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Can anyone tell me how to identify a Raymond Head I have ? Its has had the brass i.d plate removed but has two stamped in numbers , 100421 and 602624 .Hope you can ,Harry
by beemergb
Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

very interesting and timely topic. I would be interested in costing etc.. maybe you could contact me when you are nearer to having a finished head. Will do , I am making the head because I need one and will test it first before offering it for sale .This what not the intention but it seems we all w...
by beemergb
Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

As your main market is likely to be competition cars (and not Reliants), I think you need to approach the FIA before thinking about major changes to the design? Mays/triples are accepted as period modification for most classes (or even standard fit/optional extra) but I expect an all alloy, hooooge...
by beemergb
Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

By the way any tech updates or changes you think we need on these heads would be appreciated Yes keep the thermostat bypass tube facility. Mine was capped and caused overheating at the back. So I have fitted a special heater hose 4 port tap to restore permanent flow. 20130001_1.JPG Aha ! See this i...
by beemergb
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:40 am
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

toomanysabres wrote:Dick Sherwin might like a Vincent case.
I understand one of his was 'ruined' by an elderly 'expert' who seems to have lost the plot.
Hello Youreallyhavegottomanysabres ! Yes I know the problem with experts that screw up crankases ! Thats why I had to make my own. Thank you again for the info Harry
by beemergb
Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

I am going to reproduce the Raymond Mays head ,yes its going to take time , but I have my own CNC facilities and a tame casting company that can do the casting . Yes it will be more than the 1956 price ! But I need the head to get the power this conversion brings not to mention the weight saving .B...
by beemergb
Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Oooh, do you know roughly how many thousands one will cost to buy? :) Not yet ! But my wife knows Im lying when I said "it wont cost much dear ! Those 3D drawings took 100 hours including the programing ,but if you want something bad enough .Just like I needed Vincent crankases ! Here is the result...
by beemergb
Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Early Sabre
Topic: Recasting Mays Heads ?
Replies: 54
Views: 14678

Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

I am going to reproduce the Raymond Mays head ,yes its going to take time , but I have my own CNC facilities and a tame casting company that can do the casting . Yes it will be more than the 1956 price ! But I need the head to get the power this conversion brings not to mention the weight saving .By...

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