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by bill addison
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from North East England
Replies: 11
Views: 1296
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Re: Hello from North East England

Hi I am going to re build to homologation 34 which is pre 63 race car and pretty much based on a standard road car . What I am looking for is a 3.8 donor engine to re build preferably from an e type straight port head and one with the short head bolts and triple SU carbs . Any help appreciated . The...
by bill addison
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from North East England
Replies: 11
Views: 1296
Great Britain

Re: Hello from North East England

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by bill addison
Tue May 21, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 3.8 race engine
Replies: 2
Views: 393
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Re: 3.8 race engine

Hi Keith
I have a car that was stripped out and all the bits binned 30 years ago , the bits I have to change are the vented discs and calipers front and rear ,brake servo , Getrag 5 speed gearbox , I will be taking out side windows and boot window.

Bill
by bill addison
Thu May 16, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: engine swap
Replies: 8
Views: 551
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Re: engine swap

I have been to Heratige-Classics in Middlesborough today and he said much the same as you guys .
His advise was paint stripper , might need an extra pair of hands .
Cheers
by bill addison
Thu May 16, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: engine swap
Replies: 8
Views: 551
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Re: engine swap

Has anybody advice on shot blasting or dipping ? what is the best way to get back to bare metal
by bill addison
Tue May 14, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: engine swap
Replies: 8
Views: 551
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Re: engine swap

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The car is being stripped for a full re build
by bill addison
Tue May 14, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: engine swap
Replies: 8
Views: 551
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engine swap

Hi all I have bought a1962 series 1 ,the previous owner fitted a 4.2 and I want to put it back to the original 3.8. .Which way would you go to make the swap . Buy a rebuilt 3.8 or strip the 4.2 for bits From what I have read the heads are the same ? the 4.2 was a bigger bore, the stroke was the same...
by bill addison
Thu May 09, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 3.8 race engine
Replies: 2
Views: 393
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3.8 race engine

Hi , The car I have is a 62 FHC ,the previous owner fitted a 4.2 in it ,I am looking to put it back to 3.8 ,will the head and sump from the 4.2 fit on a 3.8 block ? . Any advice welcome to source parts new or second hand. I am re building it to FIA homologation 34 for pre 63 race cars. There are a l...
by bill addison
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from North East England
Replies: 11
Views: 1296
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Re: Hello from North East England

Hi , I have the original Moss gearbox with matching numbers . I would like to find a 3.8 race engine to get it back to original and FIA spec ,if anybody can help ? I need new wheels for it, and would like some advice whether I can run alloy wheels and what width, or do I need to run wire wheels . th...
by bill addison
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from North East England
Replies: 11
Views: 1296
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Re: Hello from North East England

Hi car no860233 reg number WGG708 bought from Birmingham anybody know it’s history . Trying to post some pictures haven’t worked it out yet :scratchheadyellow:
by bill addison
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from North East England
Replies: 11
Views: 1296
Great Britain

Hello from North East England

I have just bought a 1962 FHC which has been used as a track day car since 1990 , its been stripped out and roll cage fitted it has a 4.2 in it a Getrage ? gearbox v12 discs and calipers this is how it was described. My intention is to race it and build it up to FIA pre 63 spec . Has anybody else bu...