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Tel's Tales Issue 026 - 3 Sisters 6th April 2014

Posted by terry everall in Tel's Tales, 07 April 2014 · 139 views

Tel's Tales 026 – 3 Sisters 6th April 2014

Some of the competitors had a few preparation problems before the event including Steve Everall not being able to find any polish for his car and having the rear of the tub resprayed after a shunt last year. Matt Turner was still waiting for a new clutch which seemed to have got lost en route. I had a panic wh...



Posted by Beez in Beez's 2014 Sprint Blog, 03 April 2014 · 115 views
Northweald, Sprint

Bit of back ground. I've been sprinting since around 2004 in a K-series S1 Elise then in a S2 111r Elise from about 2007, but in 2010 I became a dad and was getting married so the Elise had to go and sprinting was put on hold until funds and time would allow me to get out there again.

Last year i managed to pursuade the wife that i should buy a new toy t...


Out with the old...

Posted by czphillips in czphillips' Sigma Swap, 24 March 2014 · 198 views

So, about 6 months ago I bought my '91 SEi, although for 5 and a half months I did nothing with it, I didn't even remove it from the previous owners unit...

I bought it to replace my Fiesta track car (that ended up seeing little track use) as its rust issues got too bad for me to warrant repairing. I had always planned on moving into a kit car eventually...


Refusal of an MOT test certificate

Posted by M444TTB in MattB's Blog, 22 March 2014 · 329 views

22nd March 2014
Unfortunately the car failed it's MoT today. Both front headlights, which I thought I had checked, aren't working (side and full beam work though), NS brake light doesn't work and both lower front ball joint dust covers need replacing. Also given advisories on play in both front wheel bearings.



Fitting the Head

Posted by Adrian Clinton-Watkins - WSCC Webmaster in How to Assemble a Duratec, 09 March 2014 · 152 views

So the next job is to fit the head to the block. Start off by fitting the oil restrictor to the block. It is critical this this has the tapered hole towards the top to ensure that it will align up with the head regardless of the casing position.

Next the ARP studs are screwed into position. These need to be cleaned spotless with brake cleaner, and I u...


CO2 Emissions

Posted by japltor60 in japltor60's Blog, 20 January 2014 · 210 views

I have a year 2000 SEiW westfield with a 1996cc pinto SHOC engine. Does anyone know the official CO2 emissions (g/km) for this model, and if so do you have (or can you direct me to) official documentary evidence of this from Westfield Cars please.



Moving on

Posted by JulianE in Julian's 7se rebuild, 01 January 2014 · 432 views

Moving on literally , hopefully will have the up to this point pictures soon .. Interior and panels are well stripped , wooden
dash has gone , wilton carpets and soundproofing has been removed. Crossflow has gone , sigma is trial fitted , Isobel is driving and Jack better watch out !!
Q357GDH is now being moved to the unit where I had hoped for some swift...


Baffled fitted in ERA sump

Posted by pickmaster Andy Lowe in pickmaster's Blog engine swap, 22 December 2013 · 304 views
sump baffled zetec

After fitting my Westfield with an ST170 zetec engine a year ago
I've done 2500 miles on road and track and thought it was time I upgraded my ERA sump with baffles made of alloy and welded in
So here are some photos of my efforts

I'm having problems with loading photobucket link so I will try again in a few days

I'm having a complete nightmare loading p...


Longest Build Ever? (Part 2)

Posted by waynezilla in waynezilla's Blog, 27 November 2013 · 420 views

Before too long a rolling chassis was stood upon the chassis stands. Looking quite good but not quite looking like a Westfield yet. Still a long way to go... The bodywork was hanging from the roof out of the way and my parts box was pretty much empty. Time to start thinking about how to power the beast.

I'd already decided that Zetec power was the way to...


Part 9 - Summer of little activity

Posted by JPLS in Nothing ventured nothing gained, 11 November 2013 · 500 views

Part 9 - Summer of little activity Well hello - been a while and you may well be asking 'Where's your latest update what have you been doing all summer?' and that would be an excellent question.

Well apart from starting a new job, painting the extterior to the house, catchiing up on odd DIY jobs there is nothing more depressing than a half built car and looking out at beautiful summer dri...


chinon lunch with the pennine to pyranees mob

Posted by Norman Verona - Gites Man in Norman's Blog, 25 September 2013 · 383 views


Fitting Swirl pot

Posted by johngill in johngill's Blog, 18 August 2013 · 445 views

Decided to fit a swirl pot all parts on order. 1st part to arrive fuel pump. Fitted it this morning.



Type E 4 speed gearbox needed

Posted by harry may 11 in harry may 11's Blog, 31 July 2013 · 388 views

I need a Type E 4 speed gearbox.


Swapping Xflow to Zetec in Narrow Lowline Westfield

Posted by Meakin in Meakin's Blog, 21 June 2013 · 742 views
Part 7 back on the road

Well its done

I will get some pictures for you all soon, but here the last part of the story.

I bought a propshaft with the type 9 splined end at one end for the gearbox and had my old type 3 and escort (80mm diameter flange). The plan was to simply put the type 9 end on teh old shaft or visa versa depending on length. I put the car up on the...


Westfield cake

Posted by Rugby Al in Piece of cake, 29 May 2013 · 582 views

No idea what I am doing with this blog, but if it works, you should be seeing pictures of a Westfield cake that my friend had made for me for my birthday.

If you are interested, it was made by The Three Cakeatiers, based in Bedworth, Warwickshire (02477 988922, www.thethreecakeatiers.co.uk , www.facebook.com/Thethreecakeatiers  )

And no, I'm not...


Membership Secretary's 2013 AGM Report

Posted by Scott Young - Membership Secretary in The Committee Blog, 07 May 2013 · 636 views

The Membership Secretary's 2013 AGM Report is now available to download in the WSCC Members Only area of the boardroom.

Click here


The Start

Posted by Captain-Dan in Enclosed Trailer Build Diary, 03 May 2013 · 724 views

I built my Westfiield last year and have a nice home for it in my garage. Due to work I am due to move in October and where I am moving to there is no garages - I also tend to move every 2 years and can't guarantee if I will have anywhere to store it. My solution is to build an enclosed trailer. I explored many options including purchasing a Brian William...


2010 Build Diary

Posted by markwoodford in Mark's First Time Build Blog, 22 April 2013 · 627 views
seiw zetec build

Welcome to Matthew and Mark's build diary for our Westfield Sport Kit Car. We're first-time kit builders with limited mechanical experience and hope to be able to build a 2-litre Zetec Westfield Sport from a comprehensive (all new parts) kit. We're hoping to complete it in about a year, but it may take longer as we'll only get 2-3 days a mont...


Testing the wiring - advice gratefully accepted....

Posted by chrisando in chrisando's Blog, 02 April 2013 · 533 views

New 1800 Zetec - nearly done but need to test the wiring.
Any advice / past experiences / good ways of doing it without going through umpteen fuses? ???


New Wheels and Tyres

Posted by Gary Lucas (KugaWestie) - North Oxfordshire AO in KugaWestie's Blog, 16 March 2013 · 572 views

I fitted my new wheels and tyres todayhttp://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll44/Silverware/Westfield%20Build/SAM_1499_zpsf5f38412.jpg http://i285.photobuc...zps0374b353.jpg http://i285.photobuc...zps27b998a8.jpg

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