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by Dcrosby13
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: SE5a - the roller coaster ride continues
Replies: 11
Views: 207

SE5a - the roller coaster ride continues

Ive experienced issues with the fuel pump getting very hot and boiling the fuel, does it have a spacer between the pump and the block?
by Dcrosby13
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car
Replies: 415
Views: 38930

Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

The engine mounts are easy enough with the engine in place but the gearbox mount is a pain in the a*se in situ, its much quicker to pull the engine and box trust me!
by Dcrosby13
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car
Replies: 415
Views: 38930

Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

Gearbox mount = https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Cortina-Mk1-Type-9-Ford-Gearbox-Mount-Vibra-Technics-Race-FOR168MX/222592118732?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 Engine mounts = https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Ford-Escort-Mk2-RS-Mexico-Cortina-Capri-Solid-Bobbin-Engine-Mounts...
by Dcrosby13
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car
Replies: 415
Views: 38930

Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

unless you had just hit a big lump?
by Dcrosby13
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car
Replies: 415
Views: 38930

Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

You need to get your suspension sorted man, that front right wheel is waaaaay off the ground!
by Dcrosby13
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Computer Problems and Solutions
Topic: Blurred photo bucket
Replies: 8
Views: 177

Blurred photo bucket

I use imagebb
by Dcrosby13
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: SS1/SST/Sabre
Topic: Rear diff rubber mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Rear diff rubber mounts

Yup P6 and very expensive, we were thinking of making something better
by Dcrosby13
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53218

G130 YCF sprint car

And i'm beginning to suspect that nissan and bmw knew i was going to do this, the stars have aligned, to the point that a 6206 stock bearing fits the crank and takes the bmw input shaft perfectly. its going to end up 1ft shorter than the nissan box, so thats a bonus, and i'll probably have to make ...
by Dcrosby13
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53218

G130 YCF sprint car

Lots to consider. I’m going for 13s next season, so just need to decide what size, as there’s so much choice when you look across all of the brands! 205/60 215/55 225/45 235/45 245/45 :? Avon 215/55/13 are virtually the same rolling radius as 195/45/15, so they are current favourites. Lots of time ...
by Dcrosby13
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53218

G130 YCF sprint car

if theres a lack of spare ones that tells you everything you need to know about how happy people are, clearly repeat custom.
by Dcrosby13
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53218

G130 YCF sprint car

yup hence I bought new ones
by Dcrosby13
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53218

G130 YCF sprint car

then when you are done with them they are on an exchange basis hence the remoulding, I wouldnt get too hung up on the remould side of it they are used for drifting too and I cant find any reports of a failure, nothing but praise. Mikey I would grab some VR2 if I were you.
by Dcrosby13
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53218

G130 YCF sprint car

I am using the VR2 soft compound, If anyone fancies trying the tyres I used at Curborough this year Extreme have just confirmed that they will also be on the 1B list for 2020 after which they are potentially going to be moved to the 1C list! Please use the link below if you are going to place an ord...
by Dcrosby13
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 907
Views: 53218

G130 YCF sprint car

https://youtu.be/wnIJAKnrktw Very wet with passenger still did a 74 second lap, it was that wet everyone else gave up!

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