Tuesday, 5 April 2011

1955 NORTON 88 DOMINATOR

The Norton Dominator is finished

1920'S SUPERCHARGED JAP ENGINED JAMES SPRINTER

A quick sketch of Supercharged James Sprinter which at the moment is only a frame with tank and forks I also have a KTR side valve JAP engine Arnolt supercharger and carb,front wheel and rear hub and sprocket.and a handful of other bits and bobs. more photos later

1954 TRIUMPH TERRIER TRIALS


Triumph Terrier now running but still needs a few jobs doing




Another Terrier Mabel a Parsons Jack Russel the latest member of the the family

ADDITIONAL ULSTER PHOTOS












MORE EXCITING AUSTIN 7 SINGLE SEATER PROJECT

Look whats waiting in the workshop for my attention now !




FINISHED AUSTIN ULSTER

Car as it is now,Ready to race has sailed through scrutineering twice last year,Has full period instruments battery cut out switch,fire extinguisher and rain light


AUSTIN ULSTER NEW ENGINE



The newly built by Pigsty Racing full race engine.
New en40b forged crank, remetaled rods, Honda pistons, thick wall en39b gudgeon pins, fully ported block with oversize n214 plasma nitride valves, pigsty race cam, high compression modified head, bead blasted & painted crank case with steel main bearing flange, lightened fly wheel & clutch assembly and hi flow oil pump.
Seen here being fitted with a water pump and associated plumbing before installation. The engine is mated to a newly built three speed close ratio gearbox and running through a rebuilt three piece back axle with a 5.125 ratio.

AUSTIN ULSTER MODIFICATIONS CARRIED OUT TO GO VSCC RACING






Stripped down to rebuild front suspension and brakes. Five rebuilt 19" wheels with new Longstone 350x19 Two races old.
At the same time new kingpins and bushes ,track rod and draglink ends were fitted along with a new steering arm from a batch of newly forged ones stronger than the originals. A reverse camber front spring and dual competition friction shockers helped to lower the car at the front ,flat springs at the rear and a rebuild of the friction shockers gave a uniform ride height. All the wheel bearings and seals have been replaced with modern high performance items .The front brakes have been rebuilt with new Girling drums with new shoes and bonded linings new brake cams and cables , rear brakes re lined and re built

AUSTIN ULSTER AS PURCHASED







Austin Ulster at Brooklands Reunion 2009
Just after I collected it