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Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 21st February 2011, 19:51
Replies: 28
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Posted By kenmorton
Thanks for that. It was more which tail of the...

Thanks for that. It was more which tail of the boost valve goes where I was after though.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 17th February 2011, 21:53
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Yup, that's the one. I did have the details but...

Yup, that's the one. I did have the details but they are lost somewhere on the computer.
I am keen to get it plumbed in and wired up so as soon as I get the new drive shaft in I can book another...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 22nd January 2011, 22:21
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Radiator was supplied by Phantom - slightly...

Radiator was supplied by Phantom - slightly larger than 2.7l one to cope with bigger engine.
The other day I had the car ticking over on the drive to warm it up and demist the windows as it hadn't...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 11th January 2011, 21:16
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Radiator now at the stage where it has to be...

Radiator now at the stage where it has to be repaired or replaced. Had a fantastic 2 day New Year break up in Inverness - 860 mile round trip - no problems with the weather, no snow or ice on the...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 23rd April 2010, 21:55
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Yes vw/audi boost valve - about £60 new on ebay....

Yes vw/audi boost valve - about £60 new on ebay. Might wander down to the local scrappy tomorrow and have a look for one with electrical plug and pipes still connected, at least I will know how it...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 21st April 2010, 19:18
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Car was finally all back together on Sunday 5.00...

Car was finally all back together on Sunday 5.00 p.m. ready for it's mapping session on Monday which had been booked about 5 weeks before coz' of all the race cars coming out of hibernation. Just as...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 25th March 2010, 21:09
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Yeah, pretty sure it will be ready sometime over...

Yeah, pretty sure it will be ready sometime over Easter. Have had the heads ported and three angle jobs done on the valves plus some stronger valve springs (heard rumours of valve bounce causing...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 14th March 2010, 23:00
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Engine out today and only 7 hours! Knew the...

Engine out today and only 7 hours!
Knew the mods I did to the chassis last time would be useful. Shame I didn't remember about the 'p' clip holding the wire to the CPS, amazing the amount of engine...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 2nd July 2009, 22:10
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Seems the 3.2 does have head gasket issues but...

Seems the 3.2 does have head gasket issues but 'O' ringing the block cures it at least up to 550bhp!
The later 3.5 engine is almost identical internaly but doesn't suffer blown head gaskets so I...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 27th June 2009, 22:20
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Well car back on the road on Monday, cheapo ebay...

Well car back on the road on Monday, cheapo ebay gaskets lasted till Wednesday!
Bought another Legend on Friday to donate it's engine. This one has only done 86,000 miles though and it will be...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 28th May 2009, 23:08
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Did get in touch with Cometic in case they had...

Did get in touch with Cometic in case they had any MLS gaskets but no luck. Didn't fancy spending more than the cost of a new engine for them to develop a set for me either.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 28th May 2009, 23:05
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Did it on 10th May. Went to Donongton for the...

Did it on 10th May. Went to Donongton for the masters racing (fantastic meeting - love seeing classic racing machines from my youth being thrashed around the track as though any bits that might break...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 27th May 2009, 21:31
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Don't have to worry about the radiator at the...

Don't have to worry about the radiator at the moment but the blown head gaskets are a bit of a pain in the arse!
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 23rd April 2009, 23:12
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
I think Norman supplied a larger radiator for my...

I think Norman supplied a larger radiator for my car but can't remember what it was from, will have to talk to him at Stoneliegh.
I had thought it was from a Mondeo but looking at pictures it's...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 21st April 2009, 22:01
Replies: 28
Views: 16,875
Posted By kenmorton
Radiator

Anyone had any problems with thier radiators? Looks like mine might have started to leak from the drivers side end cap.
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