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Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 14th January 2011, 21:03
Replies: 28
Views: 8,605
Posted By ricola
Ken, THe aftermarket sierra cosworth ones are...

Ken,
THe aftermarket sierra cosworth ones are cheap and plentiful, that's what I used on mine and it was a good size...
Rich
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 8th June 2009, 20:20
Replies: 9
Views: 7,090
Posted By ricola
I can't remember the year specifics, but this one...

I can't remember the year specifics, but this one definitely fits:
http://www.protocast.co.uk/toyota.html
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 7th June 2009, 09:20
Replies: 9
Views: 7,090
Posted By ricola
Be careful as the phantom uses an odd year celica...

Be careful as the phantom uses an odd year celica part which is a slightly different length than most. To my knowledge (after a LOT of looking!) the only option is protocast...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 20th April 2009, 21:58
Replies: 7
Views: 3,780
Posted By ricola
I'll be going in with Eddy, my current project...

I'll be going in with Eddy, my current project car is still a fair way from being finished!
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 20th April 2009, 20:14
Replies: 7
Views: 3,780
Posted By ricola
No passes or notice needed, free entry for kit...

No passes or notice needed, free entry for kit car drivers, just make sure you go in through the right entrance (signposted)
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 20th April 2009, 13:51
Replies: 7
Views: 3,780
Posted By ricola
Sunday is normally a much better day...

Sunday is normally a much better day...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 27th June 2008, 10:00
Replies: 3
Views: 4,329
Posted By ricola
Ken did explain to me how he did it ...

Ken did explain to me how he did it

http://www.ricola.co.uk/images/gtr_images/stone_07_13.JPG

if you compare this pic with a standard mirror, he made up an aluminium disc to fit in the door...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 26th June 2008, 17:19
Replies: 3
Views: 4,329
Posted By ricola
I quite liked the look of Ken's modified Rover 75...

I quite liked the look of Ken's modified Rover 75 wing mirrors...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 14th April 2008, 22:17
Replies: 9
Views: 4,776
Posted By ricola
Chris, I have swapped both temp sensors in the...

Chris,
I have swapped both temp sensors in the past and they have made no difference to the temp gauge, it has just always read low... The idle thing is a recent problem that did not coincide with...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 13th April 2008, 13:11
Replies: 9
Views: 4,776
Posted By ricola
I've swapped the senders before and that made no...

I've swapped the senders before and that made no difference...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 7th April 2008, 17:28
Replies: 9
Views: 4,776
Posted By ricola
Hi Chris, As discussed via email, it does work,...

Hi Chris,
As discussed via email, it does work, it just reads low. Hopefully just swapping that part of the cluster will sort it out..
Rich
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 26th March 2008, 20:19
Replies: 8
Views: 5,149
Posted By ricola
Sounds like those Rover manuals are getting a...

Sounds like those Rover manuals are getting a good thumbing Chris! I'll be following progress with the megasquirt..
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 26th March 2008, 07:08
Replies: 8
Views: 5,149
Posted By ricola
I'll be there, hopefully the new owner of my car...

I'll be there, hopefully the new owner of my car will go too as he is fairly local (sale going through at the moment).
Rich
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 20th February 2008, 08:39
Replies: 12
Views: 6,103
Posted By ricola
If you can use sheets use them as it is much...

If you can use sheets use them as it is much easier to apply for similar results. Sludge is great for awkward surfaces and can be applied relatively thickly, don't go mad or it will drip very slowly....
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 19th February 2008, 17:23
Replies: 12
Views: 6,103
Posted By ricola
All the stuff I used was second skin, that sludge...

All the stuff I used was second skin, that sludge stuff worked really well on the engine cover and engine side of the bulkhead..
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 18th February 2008, 06:37
Replies: 12
Views: 6,103
Posted By ricola
On a related topic, I've fitted aero conversion...

On a related topic, I've fitted aero conversion wipers, I've made up new spray bars out of carefully drilled brake pipe that is attached to the underneath of the arms
...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 13th February 2008, 19:36
Replies: 12
Views: 6,103
Posted By ricola
Norman did warn me to put plenty on both...

Norman did warn me to put plenty on both bulkheads, he also mentioned that putting it on the back of the dash is also very effective.
As you've probably seen on my site I just put it everywhere,...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 20th January 2008, 19:35
Replies: 2
Views: 4,731
Posted By ricola
A couple, one guy wanteing to px an FTO (no...

A couple, one guy wanteing to px an FTO (no thanks..) and another who called enthusiastically on sunday night who was supposed to call back and arrange a visit this weekend but I didn't hear back......
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 2nd January 2008, 13:08
Replies: 2
Views: 4,731
Posted By ricola
Pistonheads/Autosport show

If anybody is going, look out for some phantoms, Ken and I have both been asked to exhibit!

Rich
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 4th December 2007, 19:07
Replies: 11
Views: 5,925
Posted By ricola
Take this with a pinch of salt as mine was the...

Take this with a pinch of salt as mine was the first body and the mould has since been modified...
Width behind seats at base is 123cm, but both sides get wider as you go higher so I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 26th November 2007, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 3,863
Posted By ricola
Eddy has them fitted and working fine... he has...

Eddy has them fitted and working fine... he has not got around to trimming the door panels yet so hard to appreciate how they will look in the end.

Must admit I've been toying with the idea of...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 26th November 2007, 12:20
Replies: 11
Views: 5,925
Posted By ricola
I'm guessing it was the light purple car you saw?...

I'm guessing it was the light purple car you saw? I was there but just for the sunday morning, they put me by the entrance :-)

I'm only down the road from Chris so if you want to see mine at the...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 25th November 2007, 14:25
Replies: 11
Views: 5,925
Posted By ricola
Did you make your mind up then?

Did you make your mind up then?
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 4th October 2007, 20:19
Replies: 3
Views: 4,221
Posted By ricola
There are ways of locking the AWD to FWD with...

There are ways of locking the AWD to FWD with that trans, or use another VW trans. A friend has bought one to stick in his Libra with the DSG but I'm not holding my breath!
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 2nd October 2007, 09:42
Replies: 3
Views: 4,221
Posted By ricola
Hi Ken, Glad everything is going well! Did you...

Hi Ken,
Glad everything is going well! Did you get on a rolling road to confirm your engine power in the end? Chris seems to think 300bhp is about the limit of the chassis but, like you, if I do an...
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