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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:58 am

Yeah both same engine both same weight both yellow, but yours has the aero of a barn door :lol:


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Post by turbster » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:00 am

And a suspension set up definitely not designed by Dallara :lol:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:46 pm

Very impressive stuff paul. What silver matting do you use please ?


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:53 pm

Lovely 8)


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Post by turbster » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:09 pm

MikeyBikey wrote:
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Very impressive stuff paul. What silver matting do you use please ?
It’s from Rally Design, needs gluing with high temp adhesive. Joins taped with aluminium tape as used on ducting etc


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Post by turbster » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:10 pm

New wheels 8)
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Post by MikeyBikey » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:37 am

Looking great, as ever. I do admire your workmanship. Mine is a bit more basic, :? I simply don't have your patience


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Post by efi_sprintgte » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:00 am

turbster wrote:
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New wheels 8)
Looking good, I must admit.. I prefer it on the Revos


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Post by turbster » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:33 am

efi_sprintgte wrote:
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turbster wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:10 pm
New wheels 8)
Looking good, I must admit.. I prefer it on the Revos
Just fancied a change and I hate the new ‘tuner nut’ set up on the revolutions, just looks like an after thought and I had some come loose a couple of times. With its new engine I wanted a more aggressive restomod look


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Post by Corky » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:04 am

We’re beginning to see quite a few cars in the paddocks shod with Nankangs. Please let us know what you think of them.

The car’s looking great !


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Post by turbster » Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:43 pm

Okay, as my car related decisions are not that straightforward anymore, we now have a quite dramatic change of direction with this car! With numerous work projects to fund I decided to sell the Ecoboost package for a profit and take a full drive train consisting of a John Wade engine and T5 box out of my TVR 3000S. The TVR will get a fast road spec engine and a T5 with a more suitably positioned gear lever as the Cosworth T5 version ends up level with the seat backs :lol: I purchased a Cosworth BOA engined SE5 on triple webers, which was the initial thought to replace the Ecoboost; however thinking about that, it only has maybe 10-20 more horsepower than the JW Essex with all the restrictions of non original block (more relevant for racing than speed events now). Said SE5 also has an LSD axle, which was a pleasant surprise considering I’ve sold my 7ha! So I’ll sell the BOA and it’s sought after BMW gearbox and return the 5 to standard.. eventually!

I’m planning a very different exhaust system and the engine and box will hopefully be in next week, so there will be some good progress and we will be back to around page 10 of this thread :roll: :lol:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:59 pm

Blimey...


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:20 pm

I have £10 that says theres 2 x more engines in the coupe before it turns a wheel :lol:

Keep up thw good work.mate. 8)


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Post by turbster » Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:49 am

CNHSS1 wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:20 pm
I have £10 that says theres 2 x more engines in the coupe before it turns a wheel :lol:

Keep up thw good work.mate. 8)
Why on earth would you say that?? :lol: Well the Ecoboost is no longer an option as it’s gone..


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Post by turbster » Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:51 am

The crane is looming large as we speak :wink:
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