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Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 2nd April 2014, 21:33
Replies: 6
Views: 3,395
Posted By kenmorton
Ta Ed, was with flux before pickles so will...

Ta Ed,

was with flux before pickles so will give them a call. Did the Vortex owners club get a discount?

Won't be at Stoneleigh this year - will be away on holiday in up volcanos in Scicily and...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 31st March 2014, 19:23
Replies: 6
Views: 3,395
Posted By kenmorton
Ta for that, policy was through Frank...

Ta for that,

policy was through Frank Pickles with KGM insurance.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 31st March 2014, 19:03
Replies: 6
Views: 3,395
Posted By kenmorton
Vortex insurance

Hi all,

quick question - who do you get your insurance from?

Got to look around as I have just had my renewal email and instead of a nice reasonable price like the last 4 years with the same...
Forum: General chatter 12th April 2013, 22:00
Replies: 0
Views: 1,033
Posted By kenmorton
Link to my Phantom that might be of general interset.

Just put a link to some recent pictures of my Phantom on the Phantom forum that might be of general interest.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 12th April 2013, 21:56
Replies: 1
Views: 3,519
Posted By kenmorton
Just taxed the Phantom for this year.

Well I recently sent off for the tax for this year and this happened!

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wo6nhu18d4n711g/lTxn6PyJA5?m#f:DSC03299.JPG

These photos were taken on the Saturday morning and...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 28th July 2012, 00:42
Replies: 1
Views: 3,228
Posted By kenmorton
Hi Sam, I would be up for some sort of Phantom...

Hi Sam,
I would be up for some sort of Phantom meet - quite flexible on dates etc. with sufficient notice.
Ken.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 28th July 2012, 00:33
Replies: 2
Views: 2,481
Posted By kenmorton
No need for servo especially as I have now...

No need for servo especially as I have now upgraded the fronts to bigger 6 pots. Really good modulation but they are definitely old school feel - need to press a lot harder on the pedal for the same...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 25th February 2012, 22:34
Replies: 2
Views: 2,408
Posted By kenmorton
Can't help with Ford engine details but in my...

Can't help with Ford engine details but in my case I ended up trawling my local scrap yard for suitable pipes and marked them with a black marker with details of what car they came off and what pipe...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 8th February 2012, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 9,521
Posted By kenmorton
O.K. album is now public. Will try and dig...

O.K. album is now public.

Will try and dig out and add some more build pics.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 7th February 2012, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 9,521
Posted By kenmorton
Link to a few photos of my build. ...

Link to a few photos of my build.

http://s11.photobucket.com/albums/a181/kenmorton/

I thought I had taken more, probably lurking somewhere in the computer. Just remembered from looking at these...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 3rd February 2012, 22:14
Replies: 17
Views: 9,521
Posted By kenmorton
With a large garage and good mechanically minded...

With a large garage and good mechanically minded mate then you shouldn't have too much to worry about.
The build manual (if it is still the same as mine from a few years ago) is very detailed and...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 15th November 2011, 21:49
Replies: 8
Views: 3,773
Posted By kenmorton
Hi Graham, I routed all of my pipes and cables...

Hi Graham,
I routed all of my pipes and cables down the outside of the chassis. The underside of one of the top chassis rails is drilled to take push in brake line clips. If you go down the centre...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 15th November 2011, 21:41
Replies: 8
Views: 3,773
Posted By kenmorton
Hi Graham, I routed all of my pipes and cables...

Hi Graham,
I routed all of my pipes and cables down the outside of the chassis. The underside of one of the top chassis rails is drilled to take push in brake line clips. If you go down the centre...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 5th August 2011, 22:44
Replies: 1
Views: 2,691
Posted By kenmorton
Back from a quick afternoon session on the...

Back from a quick afternoon session on the rollers to get the new boost valve mapped. Very happy with the results.
With this being the third engine and still on standard internals which were never...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 21st July 2011, 23:02
Replies: 1
Views: 2,691
Posted By kenmorton
1st Track Day

Well I'm very glad to report that my bonnet catch performed brilliantly today on my 1st track day in the Phantom at the Anglesey coastal circuit.
Other things that performed as well or better than...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 19th July 2011, 21:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,858
Posted By kenmorton
Think mine was from a Peugeot of some kind - nice...

Think mine was from a Peugeot of some kind - nice sturdy looking moulded GRP catch.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 9th June 2011, 19:14
Replies: 5
Views: 3,265
Posted By kenmorton
No not the only one. I think everyone has...

No not the only one. I think everyone has invented their own solution. Mine involved some springs along the rod to help the button return.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 9th June 2011, 18:56
Replies: 6
Views: 3,111
Posted By kenmorton
Hi Graham, as I havn't built a Ford donored car...

Hi Graham,
as I havn't built a Ford donored car I am not sure what parts you would need. Probably best getting in touch with Chris or maybe Ed Preston.
Ken.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 25th May 2011, 20:36
Replies: 6
Views: 3,111
Posted By kenmorton
If you don't mind a bit of fabrication work for...

If you don't mind a bit of fabrication work for engine mounts and can find an engine with a transverse gearbox attached (or can adapt one to fit) then the engine bay is big enough to acomodate almost...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 25th May 2011, 20:29
Replies: 3
Views: 3,203
Posted By kenmorton
Hi Graham, not too sure what cars the v6...

Hi Graham,
not too sure what cars the v6 ecoboost is in yet, think they might only be in some american fords as yet. Chris would have more info I'm sure.
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 12th May 2011, 23:00
Replies: 3
Views: 3,203
Posted By kenmorton
Hi Graham, because the kit is fairly...

Hi Graham,
because the kit is fairly comprehensive there arn't that many donor parts needed. Although the earlier cars used mostly Rover 827 donor parts they now use mostly Ford Mondeo parts. I...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 7th May 2011, 00:34
Replies: 1
V2
Views: 2,326
Posted By kenmorton
V2

Had a good look at the new V2 at Stoneleigh and have to say I think it looks like an excellent update to the road/track kit.

In road trim it seems to me like a modern progression of the 7 concept,...
Forum: Phantom GTR/Vortex Builds 21st February 2011, 19:51
Replies: 28
Views: 7,557
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: 7,557
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: 7,557
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...
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