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Tel's Tales Issue 064 Snetterton weekend May 2016

Posted by terry everall in Tel's Tales, 23 May 2016 · 96 views

TEL's TALE's 064/16
Snetterton 21 st and 22 nd May 2016 ( B19 event)
For me this round trip of 400 miles is worth it as Snetterton is a great track with 2laps and some very tricky and technical corners. Particularly novel for me was the use of my newly purchased Motorhome which would provide fantastic accommodation over the weekend event. I did not...

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April 2016

Posted by Quinten in Quinten's Mighty Blog, 30 April 2016 · 140 views

April 2nd, 2016
Spend: £2.25

On recommendation of the forums added a little bit of storage capacity to the car

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and then spend the afternoon cleaning the first month of driving off the car again

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April 10th, 2016
Spend: £4.95...

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Lego westfield MSA rollbar fitted :-)

Posted by marcusb in marcusb's Blog, 08 April 2016 · 269 views

This is the old roll bar, time to go....
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old roll bar removed and holes made in bodywork for rear stays:
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MSA bar arrived and ready to fit :-)
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Almost Track Day Ready

Posted by Kevin (Mr T) - Joint Essex AO in Mr T's Blog, 18 January 2016 · 369 views

Had a few things that needed doing over the Winter, but a few electrical gremlins and time flying have seen the list cut back.

However the main thing, to get the Westy ready for track days this year, is almost complete.

Have a few fixings to sort and fettling to do but finally, it looks how I visualised when I started to make the changes.

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Racks and tacks

Posted by AdamR in AdamR's MX-R1000 Build, 29 December 2015 · 474 views

Not had much chance to get stuck in recently due to work being busy, but can't complain. Have had a lot of time to think about stuff though and work things through in my head, which helped when I did get a few hours at the weekend.

Things will quieten down at work now after Xmas so hoping to make better progress... although I have just taken on two engin...

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Self cancelling indicator BlinkStop

Posted by Kit Car Electronics in R7 WSC's Blog, 25 October 2015 · 1,649 views

I have a website now - http://www.blinkstop.co.uk

msisleman and de04* both have their BlinkStop working now - hooray!

Updated the fitting instructions to be clearer [thanks to everyone's comments]
[s] superceded

Updated the fitting instructions to correct Right and Left wiring colours [thanks Dean]
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Updated assembly instructions to match the...

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Sport E Sprinting - Plan B

Posted by johnev in johnev's Blog, 18 October 2015 · 464 views

Back in July 2015 my Sport E electric Westfield was very badly damage due to a 'racing incident' at the Curborough sprint circuit. The car rolled three times and in the process ripped off or bent all four corners of the car. None of the wishbones, uprights or wheels escaped undamaged. In addition all the bodywork was broken in some way. On the face of it...

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Where did the last year go? Back on track.

Posted by Wagoneer in Wagoneer's Blog, 07 October 2015 · 332 views

Hello,
It's been nearly a year since my last post and indeed since I last tinkered with my Westfield. Life got in the way in a number of ways and I had to focus my attention elsewhere. Now though, my lovely car is safely relocated and visible through the window down in the depths of Kent. With easy and level access all around hopefully I can crack on and...

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Headlights

Posted by TREVORGIDLOW in TREVORGIDLOW's Blog, 07 September 2015 · 459 views
headlights, halogen, LED

I have 1995 Westfield with the traditional halogen headlights and I would like to upgrade to something brighter/whiter, ideally both. Does anyone have any suggestions for brands, suppliers. Prefer the smaller headlights mine are approx. 140mm diameter (guessing from memory).

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Stephen's Story

Posted by stephenh in stephenh's Blog, 06 July 2015 · 511 views
Curborough 5.7.15

Curborough July 5th 2015 Stephen’s story
Arrived at the track at 7.20am to find most of the Westfields already there and ready for signing on and scrutineering.
Unfortunately the driver’s briefing wasn’t until 8.50 but we managed to fill the time! The briefing was exceedingly brief for the 99% who had driven the track before and rather more deta...

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Set off on the wrong foot ....

Posted by Nosbod in Nosbod's Mega S2000 Blog, 25 June 2015 · 591 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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St Goueno Blog

Posted by Marto303 in Marto's Blog, 09 June 2015 · 611 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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Roll Cage

Posted by pickmaster Andy Lowe in pickmaster's Blog engine swap, 12 February 2015 · 1,066 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 · 493 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 · 599 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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Taking the plunge

Posted by Dave Stirrup in First Westi, 20 August 2014 · 569 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 · 674 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 · 605 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 · 581 views

Received these from NSCC.....

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Another small update

Posted by czphillips in czphillips' Sigma Swap, 09 June 2014 · 542 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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