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Mid-Move

So, it’s been pretty quiet here for the past few months, that’s because we’re no longer in the UK. After several abortive attempts at getting to North America, in December 2016 I got a permanent residence visa and we packed…

Gearbox data

So after another long chat and some research and educated guesses from BGH Geartech, we have a planned spec for the gearbox – a type 9 Ford box, with large roller-race laygear designed for high-torque road/race applications… 5th 4th 3rd…

Complex math

So, having chatted to various people we were referred to the lovely folks at BGH Geartech, who build Type 9 Ford gearboxes for race / road / rally. Now whilst we’d love to upgrade the motor, common sense (and financial…

Review: Covergalls

So last year, whilst I was in the US I picked up some <a href=”https://covergallsworkwear.com/”>Covergalls</a>. Now I’ve worn (C)overalls for working on the car for years. Years and years. My current set, which consist mostly of a mixture of oil,…

They’re Heeere

So, a little update for you all – having made a little trip down to Cornwall to collect another part, we’re pretty much ‘there’ on the components for the transmission. We now have, from front to back: – Brake servo…

More Part-y time

So, we are now the ‘proud’ owners of a 3.89:1 Mark II Escort Differential, a Mark II Escort rear axle, and a Sierra gearbox. Not all of them have arrived yet as they’re being shipped from the four corners of…