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by efi_sprintgte
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'
Replies: 2018
Views: 168743

Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

I looked at the pics of gearboxes with holes cut in before I read the words, had to double check I wasn’t on MikeyBikeys thread :lol:
by efi_sprintgte
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 1470
Views: 121919

G130 YCF sprint car

Nice one, keep up the top work gentlemen.
by efi_sprintgte
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: SE6b History please.
Replies: 41
Views: 1126

SE6b History please.

Looks awesome, I look on with interest at the retro jet set up.

As Jim says if the Essex bolted straight to that chassis then it’s not a 6b chassis.
by efi_sprintgte
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 1077
Views: 108128

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

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There’s a few on that thread.
by efi_sprintgte
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 1077
Views: 108128

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

This thread shows the difference between a 5 series axle bracket and a 6/8 series axle bracket:

viewtopic.php?f=20&t=5676&p=67974&hilit ... %2A#p67974

The 6/8 series cars have the radius arms splayed out of parallel.
by efi_sprintgte
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: My Purple Project - SE5a 1973
Replies: 413
Views: 24905

My Purple Project - SE5a 1973

That looks great, as do purple 5 series 8)
by efi_sprintgte
Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Slow pulling Dick
Replies: 153
Views: 5611

Slow pulling Dick

IIRC the a Ford Sierra diesel ran 3.38:1 diff and 195/60R14 or 185/65R14 tyres. Weighing approx 1300kg.

Your poor dick :lol: :w
by efi_sprintgte
Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Coupe front suspension
Replies: 9
Views: 307

Coupe front suspension

I’m sure bushes will improve it but you need to start from a known position otherwise you’ll just chase your ar$e. I strongly suspect Colin will have converted it to SE5/5a front suspension and may have fitted larger stub axles too. I've been going through my photo archive today and found the follo...
by efi_sprintgte
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Parts For Sale
Topic: SS1 Parts on offer
Replies: 45
Views: 1220

SS1 Parts on offer

What’s actually wrong with your current engine? What’s the limiting factor of simply rebuilding that?
by efi_sprintgte
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Coupé
Topic: Completed 1968 V6 Coupe restoration pictures
Replies: 19
Views: 641

Completed 1968 V6 Coupe restoration pictures

Looks fantastic 8)
by efi_sprintgte
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Oaksey's Straight Six
Replies: 92
Views: 23775

Oaksey's Straight Six

Brilliant work Josh, looks amazing! 8)
by efi_sprintgte
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars and other short stories
Replies: 2529
Views: 236344

Corky's Scimitars and other short stories

An attractive price, Pops birthday sorted :lol:
by efi_sprintgte
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars and other short stories
Replies: 2529
Views: 236344

Corky's Scimitars and other short stories

Have you get a link where to purchase that jubilee collection?
by efi_sprintgte
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Just Plain Silly!
Replies: 99
Views: 14029

Just Plain Silly!

Yeah we had issues in the early days of Beastie, ended up welding a 10mm thick bar with a hole in it to the timing cover and using a Zetec sensor that can be shimmed to set up trigger distance.

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