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  1. Thanks Bruce, None more than me! Have had a...

    Thanks Bruce, None more than me!
    Have had a couple of set backs, the race radiator (Dewitts) didn't fit, not even close! so another from elsewhere has been ordered, had some header issues and...
  2. Got some more done last night, Fitting the...

    Got some more done last night,

    Fitting the gauges, Nice set of Smiths UK
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    Also starting livery fit out the same as the Graham Hill car
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  3. Robin Tanner had a set of those on his 39...

    Robin Tanner had a set of those on his 39 Corvette Ford Coupe.
  4. Love those Webers Ken. Cant choose which ones I...

    Love those Webers Ken. Cant choose which ones I like best!
    The 63 Vette split window is such a beautiful car, it was my favourite when I was a kid and still is.
    Keep well
    Cheers
  5. Ford was playing around with the 221/260 block...

    Ford was playing around with the 221/260 block and developed some variant racing engines in the early 60s. I have some literature on them somewhere, they did a lot of modifications and it was a very...
  6. The diff housing has all been rebuilt to how it...

    The diff housing has all been rebuilt to how it should be, beautiful job and fits like a glove thanks to Tim at The Krysler Shop.
    I have stripped it back and repainted the housing and fitted it...
  7. On to the last bits of detail, finishing the dash...

    On to the last bits of detail, finishing the dash gauges that the Monte Carlo Rally cars had, This was how the G Hill & I Walker car was set up, Each car was a little different. I still need to get...
  8. Nice Ranchero Ken, 1965 grill with 1964 side...

    Nice Ranchero Ken, 1965 grill with 1964 side trim. Not sure if they came like that in 65.
  9. Love the C1 twin headlight model, has to be "one...

    Love the C1 twin headlight model, has to be "one of" the most beautiful cars made. in my opinion anyway. I'll have one of those for my shed too please!
    Cheers
  10. Daytona Coupe, very cool machine, fantastic race...

    Daytona Coupe, very cool machine, fantastic race history, guess its a repop?
  11. The early 260 & 289 Cobras are a very nice shape,...

    The early 260 & 289 Cobras are a very nice shape, I personally prefer the original AC design shape of that era. As much as I like the big block FE 427s, the shape was lost a little with the big...
  12. Great shots Ken. You are so fortunate to get the...

    Great shots Ken.
    You are so fortunate to get the pics! And we even more fortunate to see them.
  13. Great pics Ken, Those Porsche's would be worth a...

    Great pics Ken, Those Porsche's would be worth a few bucks today! The lotus 40 above is very cool too, Would they have had a 351 Cleveland engine in 1967? maybe a 351 Windsor? Great pics anyway!...
  14. On to the dash and gauges now. The original Monte...

    On to the dash and gauges now. The original Monte Carlo Falcon of Graham Hill had the radio removed and a set of gauges and switches located in a custom panel. Graham Hill and Ian Walker had no Music...
  15. So my diff housing has been away getting rebuilt...

    So my diff housing has been away getting rebuilt back to the original 59 Ford dimensions in order to keep the car correct.
    The axle tubes needed to be cut off and replaced with the correct length...
  16. Thread: Dinosaurs 1976

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    Neat race, number 140 John, Hope someone may have...

    Neat race, number 140 John, Hope someone may have some info.
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    I remember going to watch the Lyall Bay/Rongotai bike races at Kingsford Smith Street in the 70s. A few scattered hay bales...
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    Tams old race car site

    Some great pics here.

    http://tamsoldracecarsite.net/?fbclid=IwAR3YBJYCYK56e6iIVSwev7mEcXjYBpFtlslri9kENdw3Qxw2OLoqtThv1to
  18. Hi OF, The race seat is a USA Kirkey, the...

    Hi OF, The race seat is a USA Kirkey, the upholstery cover was not fitted yet, it is a new old stock seat and period correct for the car even though in 1964 they did not have race seats in these...
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  20. I started to fit my diff together, measured the...

    I started to fit my diff together, measured the axles and checked the axle length and found the diff housing has been modified sometime in its life. The offset has been altered, so it has gone off to...
  21. Awesome shots Ken of your namesake. who would...

    Awesome shots Ken of your namesake.
    who would have thought after Ken Miles was finished with it in 65 it would be worth what it is today.
    Cheers
  22. Great pics Ken, Its interesting to see the...

    Great pics Ken, Its interesting to see the differences
    I love the Baldwin Mercs, 24 stud side valve power!
    It would be neat to build one of those.
    Cheers
  23. Engine complete ready to fire. I will connect...

    Engine complete ready to fire.
    I will connect the external oil cooler later, Radiator with a left inlet will also be fitted later

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    Here is a pic of one of the original cars for 1964...
  24. Thanks Roger, A real gem there with all of the...

    Thanks Roger,
    A real gem there with all of the ford part numbers and also shows Holman Moody part numbers so I know what was made at Holman moody that replaced the Ford parts. Hugely useful.

    The...
  25. Thread: Old Race Tracks

    by Paul B
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    Gee, there are some great old bangers in those...

    Gee, there are some great old bangers in those pics above, I love the open cars of that vintage.

    Here is a picture I found of the old Levin race track.
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