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sally's scribbles

Posted by stephenh in stephenh's Blog, 28 June 2015 · 40 views
Aintree

sally's scribbles Sally’s scribbles (non technical):
Having risen bright and early (4.45am) Stephen and I arrived at Aintree at 7.25. John Loudon and Garry Bunn were already there and Stephen signed on getting back in time to get the car ready for scrutineering. Lee Smith and John Williams were further down the paddock together. The loos were locked and there were only...

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Pre-lit Westy Dismantle Blog!

Posted by Mr T in Mr T's Blog, 26 June 2015 · 52 views

There's so many build blogs I thought I'd go the other way.......
Seriously though, having a lot of fun and finding my way around the car a lot better, shame it's the best weather this year!
Everything is off at the front and being prepared for new paint and the wheels are away for powder coating a new colour.
Bespoke mirror finish stainless steel windscr...

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Set off on the wrong foot ....

Posted by Nosbod in Nosbod's Mega S2000 Blog, 25 June 2015 · 89 views

Slow going today, realised that I have set off on the wrong foot with my build (following a printed manual i got when i collected my kit from Ian which I assume is now out of date) suggests to fit all the panels first. Here is the culprit .........

I only realised this today at work when i stumbled across a downloaded .pdf of the S2000 specific manual...

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Tel's Tales Issue 054 -Anglesey June 2015

Posted by terry everall in Tel's Tales, 15 June 2015 · 203 views

Tel's Tales 054– 2015 Season- Anglesey 13 th and 14 th May 2015
The build up to this June event run by MAC and Chester MC started to cast some doubts when the finals saw that we had different numbers on both days (never seen that in my 15 plus years of competing), there was to be no cafe/restaurant open and maybe no catering at all! Plus there are no...

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St Goueno Blog

Posted by Marto303 in Marto's Blog, 09 June 2015 · 272 views

So after months of anticipation Wednesday 27th May had finally arrived and time for us ( Michelle & I ) to set off on our trip to the St Goueno Hill Climb. We set off for our ferry from Portsmouth to St Marlo at 2.00pm, after an easy run down the A34 we’d soon joined the queue at the ferry terminal and could see ahead another member of Team WSCC Gra...

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May 2015

Posted by Quinten in Quinten's Mighty Blog, 31 May 2015 · 228 views

May 3rd, 2015
Sold: £45.50

The annual kit car show at Stoneleigh ! Packed the car with stuff that I no longer have a use for and after some creative use of straps it is surprising the amount of stuff you can take with you ;)

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But, the great English weather being what it is, changed for the wors...

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Lego Westy Rebuild FINISHED :-)

Posted by marcusb in marcusb's Blog, 28 April 2015 · 301 views

Zetec Engine block install:
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Exhaust plumbed in, air filter caused problems with bonnet not closing requiring a minor tweek
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........and finished :
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Top down sat in the drive.

Posted by Chris Hooper in Chris Hooper's SDV Mazda build. , 22 April 2015 · 246 views

Well the weathers nice so obviously I am dismantling my sports car......... I collected the manual this week so I have the big list of bits I need. I am trying to be organised and listing were I put the bits I take off. I am also filling my phone with as many photos as possible.

My nemesis is this I'm tracking down the wires one at a time.........


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Sport E Dyno Results and Electric Power

Posted by johnev in johnev's Blog, 21 March 2015 · 386 views

I'm busy rebuilding the battery pack with half the battery cells to reduce weight. While this is ongoing I thought I might share my dyno results from last year and talk a bit about electric power verses petrol power.

The following graph shows power and torque against road speed. Remember the car has no gearbox. The motor is directly coupled to the diff....

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Roll Cage

Posted by pickmaster Andy Lowe in pickmaster's Blog engine swap, 12 February 2015 · 499 views

Roll Cage Last year after seeing a photo of a Caterham stuffed under some Armco on the internet and being horrified by just 4 x 8mm bolts through fiberglass holding my windscreen away from my face I started making some phone call about buying a cage
For one reason or another I could not buy one off the shelf, have a delivery date or I would have to trail the car ha...

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XTR 2 or 4

Posted by Master Thatcher in Master Thatcher's Blog, 27 January 2015 · 277 views

Spent 8 months looking for a decent XTR, Anyone out there help me?

I had a 2 year association with a 2 in 2006/8 and want to reaqaint myself with this quirky mini Le Mans racer.

I would appreciate any help in finding the right car!!

Do you know anyone who is hiding one??

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1st track day.

Posted by Chriscooper1 in Chriscooper1's Blog, 03 November 2014 · 271 views

I'm thinking of doing my first track day, is there anything I need to do to my westy or just the usual, tyres, water, oils etc?

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12v spaghetti fest

Posted by Wagoneer in Wagoneer's Blog, 26 October 2014 · 140 views

More progress. Having discovered that the original screen washer bottle had a hole in it I ordered a nice new kit:

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Bag, fittings and wiring all for a very reasonable sum. As far as the MOT tick list goes, this is near the end of the jobs. A quick fiddle and one broken replacement washer jet (...

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Taking the plunge

Posted by Dave Stirrup in First Westi, 20 August 2014 · 340 views

Well after a couple of years warming the passenger seat in Mark Redpath's SEW i started to look for one of my own. Following a car accident when i was younger (which we don't talk about. do we Mark?) its time to give up motorcycling. The pain in my wrist and hand is just to much. I needed something to replace the feeling i get from biking but without the...

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IVA passed

Posted by JPLS in Nothing ventured nothing gained, 23 June 2014 · 338 views

It would seem i have been a little remiss in keeping this blog up to date - but all things come to an end. So ends this blog

Long story short I passed IVA on Friday 20th June :t-up:

Admittedly it was 2nd attempt, but not dissapointed - I trailered the car for the first appointment on Tuesday and as it passed all the safety bits i.e brakes, steering, bui...

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Prescott Blog

Posted by alexander72 in Alexander72's Blog, 20 June 2014 · 380 views

Apologies for the delay in preparing this blog but I have been on a Site Supervisors Health and Safety Course all week.... enough to drive any one insane!

Prescott Hill is owned by the Bugatti Owners Club and as such is one of the old classics in the Hillclimb world. Situated in gorgeous woodland on the edge of the Winchcombe hills it really is typically...

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Curborough July 6th

Posted by Paul Morcom in Speed Series Results, 17 June 2014 · 380 views

Received these from NSCC.....

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Another small update

Posted by czphillips in czphillips' Sigma Swap, 09 June 2014 · 302 views

So, I've not had a great deal of time to work on the car, but some stuff has happened.

I finally found an exhaust manifold that will do what I want.
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It's a universal type thing but it's p...

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Reports from Committee Members, 2014 WSCC AGM

Posted by Scott Young - WSCC Chairman in The Committee Blog, 16 May 2014 · 382 views

The reports from the Committee members, presented at the 2014 WSCC AGM at the National Kit Car Show in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on Sunday 4th May @ 1730 are now available for members to read, starting here .

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Northweald Green Belt Sprint - 20th April

Posted by Beez in Beez's 2014 Sprint Blog, 21 April 2014 · 374 views
northweald, sprint, megabusa

The last even at North Weald I left feeling a bit frustrated by the huge margin by which the others had beaten my by plus my struggle to actually put a clean lap in!

I was hoping for more sun shine but the weather forecast was for rain all day, never having driven the Busa in the wet i knew this would be an interesting day should it rain. The morning was...



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