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  1. Well off it went on it’s trailer ride to Germany today! The new owner is a member on here so I’m sure it’ll be well cared for :-) - sad day, however the new beast will keep me from missing it too much...
  2. Here’s a few better photographs of the engine bay...
  3. For anyone interested in the car I have also filmed several videos of a close up walk around of the car, underneath etc so you can have a good look in detail. If anyone is interested Please message me on 07793218502 and I will WhatsApp you the video. Regards Paul.
  4. 2001 Factory built Westfield Megablade, Currently at 10500 miles in Traffic Orange (RAL2009) MOT due 14/08/2019 - previous 3 MOT’s passed with no advisories. Engine 1994 Honda CBR900RR-R 893cc engine 6 speed sequential transmission (new OEM clutch fitted 2017) Dynojetted carburettors. AB Performance composite airbox AB Performance billet sump & baffle plate Full stainless steel 4-2-1 exhaust manifold repackable 6” silencer. Rebuilt by AB Performance. Body Lightweight Competition Bodywork (sectioned to assist with maintenance, finished in Traffic Orange (RAL 2009) paint - bodywork is in very good condition for its age. Westfield original equipment tinted aero screen 4” dominator Matt black front headlamps Rear Wipac LED lights within Westfield clusters (wrapped in 3m DiNoc Vinyl) SPA design ABS Wing mirrors (original mirrors also included with sale if needed) Chassis/Suspension Lightweight Competition Chassis Front Protech adjustable Coilovers Rear Nitron adjustable Coilovers Front & Rear Westfield Anti Roll Bars (front now removed but included with vehicle) Playskool/Caged full FIA/MSA approved roll cage (with sticker) in excellent unmarked condition Aluminium uprights to front and rear Quaiffe ATB Limited Slip Differential fitted to Ford 3.36 diff Brakes 4 Pot Westfield Aluminium Calipers (Front) AP Racing master cylinder Wheels/Tyres Team Dynamics Pro-race 1.2 15" x 7" Black alloys Toyo T1R 195/50/R15 Tyres, all excellent tread (covered approx 1000 miles) Interior Westfield trimmed lightweight bucket seats Willans 4 point harnesses in black SPA speedometer/Tachometer with integrated shift lights Integrated CTEK battery charge socket in dashboard FIA cut off switch Maintenance/ modification History in my ownership: 30/03/2017 - K&N air filter cleaned and re-oiled. 31/03/2017 - 3.6L Castrol Power 1 Racing 10w/40 Fully Synthetic Oil replaced. K&N 303 oil filter replaced. 11/08/2017 - Engine removed. Replacement shift drum, forks, counter shaft and main shaft gears fitted to replace worn items. Clutch replaced with genuine Honda friction disks. New gaskets & seals fitted to all removed covers/cases. 3.7L Motorex 10W/40 semi synthetic 4T oil. K&N 303 oil filter replaced. Coolant replaced 4.0L Honda Type 2 coolant (blue). 05/10/2017- 4 x spark plugs replaced with NGK CR9EHIX-9 iridium plugs. New ignition leads fitted (7mm Tinned copper core Lucas Hypalon black 10/01/2018- Full Playskool Caged roll cage fitted. (Rear led lights fitted, 3M Di-NOC Carbon wrap fitted to rear light pods 17/01/2018 -Replaced Yuasa U1 battery CTEK convenience connector fitted 10/08/2018- Carburettors removed, stripped, cleaned and rebuilt. Since owning this vehicle I have covered approximately 2000 Miles in 3 Years. I have only ever driven it in dry weather. When not in use it is stored in a well ventilated garage under a breathable cover hence the chassis is in very good condition for its age with very little corrosion. The bodywork is painted in RAL 2009 Traffic Orange and is overall In very good condition. There are some minor stress cracks in the grp however for an 18 year old vehicle this is to be expected. Great fun on the road and on the track,and a brilliant specification and condition Westfield for your money . As you can see from above, both the engine and gearbox have been rebuilt and a new clutch recently fitted, therefore these major components should keep the new keeper going for some time without major expenditure (many detailed photos available showing internal components during gearbox rebuild/clutch replacement) Reluctantly selling as I now require a more “practical” car with a roof and luggage space for my planned European road trip. Also Included with the sale is a number of spare parts if required including original mirrors, two spare wishbones etc. Depending on your offer I may also throw in a CTEK battery conditioner, used Halfords Advanced all weather breathable car cover and the remainder of my WSSC subscription (if you don’t already have a subscription) which I have just renewed! Located in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire Price: £8995 [SOLD - DEPOSIT TAKEN] tel: 07793218502 email: mee@hotmail.co.uk (Please note - car will be available from March)
  5. Hi Rednop1, did you mean LSD, if so then Yes, it is fitted with a quaiffe ATB, the diff is a Ford 3.36 ratio.
  6. Hi Michael, my Megablade will be up for sale in the spring, it’s an 2001 893cc factory built model with a great specification! Unfortunately no reverse box but other great bits such as full caged Roll cage, quaiffe ATB, 4 Pot Westfield front callipers and AB performance bits! And it’s only covered 10,000 miles since new! Im looking for approx 9k though so let me know if you’d like further details. kind regards Paul.
  7. Unfortunately no opportunity to get mine out for a run this month but at least it got a quick clean :-)
  8. Ready for another sunny blast :-)
  9. As long as the work undertaken (ie the MOT) is paid for, regardless of pass or fail the garage has no power to seize or retain possession of your vehicle. As I understood it you would be free to remove your vehicle, if you were prevented from doing so then the garage may be committing criminal offences. If you theoretically decided to drive the vehicle away in a dangerous condition then you would commit a traffic offence, but not an issue if you trailer it etc.
  10. Maybe it’s worth considering whether a reverse gear is essential? I’ve had my Megablade for two years and have managed without...and it’s mostly used on the roads rather than track, you just have to think ahead when parking. I’ve only been caught out once when parking on an incline at Oulton Park...it wasn’t until I went to reverse out that I remembered, thankfully another person assisted with the push! As they are very light cars it’s easy enough to push if you need and keeps the drivetrain nice and simple with fewer parts to go wrong! Saves a little bit of weight too which is important on A BEC. Paul.
  11. Paul_r

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    Congratulations on your purchase - from another Megablade owner :-)
  12. Good luck with the new car! I’m sure you’ll love it! Like others have suggested you’re probably better getting someone to take you down, then you can drive the car back and give it a good run! I drove from Cheshire to Worcester to collect mine and my dad followed me home! You can sort out your insurance when you get there....it was a cold February day when I picked mine up...but fortunately no rain!
  13. Welcome to the Forum! The great thing about these cars is that you can adapt them to suit your tastes. Two years ago I bought a 2001 Megablade, it wasn’t the exact spec I wanted in terms of aesthetics but it was in fantastic condition and had some of the specification I wanted (4 pot brakes, Quaife ATB etc...), over the past two years I’ve spent a little bit of money on it and now it’s exactly how I want! No matter what car you get you’ll love it and make it your own! Get yourself to some of the local meets and see if you can have a ride in a few different models... heres mine when I bought it, and how it looks now...
  14. All my winter tinkering is done and it’s ready to go...
  15. Once I’ve measured the actual nut size I’ll update this thread for reference
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