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Hand Made Bulkhead

I could see my hand built bulkhead being the biggest challenge yet. I wanted something that looked original rather than something boxy made from flat steel.

DIY English Wheel

A DIY English Wheel from scrap steel tube and an old Lathe tail-stock? Surely that's not possible? - Well I thought I give it a go.

Basic IVA Glass EC43R

I needed some Basic IVA glass for my Hot Rod. This Hot Rod will need BIVA testing to get a registration and VIN number. Therefore it needs EC43R marked glass.…

Dimple Die / Hole Swage CAD drawings

Dimple die or Hole swage tools add that 'trick' look to any fabricated Steel or Aluminium project. They not only lighten a panel, with careful choice of size, they actually…

Locost Front Suspension

Haynes Roadster front suspension in its standard form has never been my ideal choice. Therefore I have started from scratch with this push rod bell cranked setup.

Escort MK2 Steering Rack

The Escort MK2 Steering rack has been used for ages on Locosts and Haynes Roadsters but when you've got a 4x4 front differential it can get a little complicated.

Rear Suspension

Fitting inboard shock absorbers and bell cranks to a Haynes Roadster has been a long process, mainly because Sierra Diffs now cost a fortune!

Suspension Mounts

I'm not the first to mount a 4x4 front diff into a Haynes Roadster and at the speed I work at it's not surprised. It's not just a case of…

Kangaloosh

This Haynes Roadster has been used with Kangaloosh Gaming Software. It's not for toys, the big race teams use it too and the results can definitely be very interesting.

Side tracked

Suspension modelling is a very important and vital part of any custom Haynes Roadster design. Ignoring it and following the crowd is not how designs progress.

Differentials

Sierra Rear Shafts

There are many different Sierra rear drive shafts. Some are much longer than others but some that may be sold as one length may in fact be slightly different.

Rear Suspension

Fitting inboard shock absorbers and bell cranks to a Haynes Roadster has been a long process, mainly because Sierra Diffs now cost a fortune!

Suspension Mounts

I'm not the first to mount a 4x4 front diff into a Haynes Roadster and at the speed I work at it's not surprised. It's not just a case of…

Granada Rear Hubs

Haynes Roadsters can use some pretty old parts, that will turn up in rather rusty condition. These Granada rear hubs were cleaned up using electrolysis and the results even surprised…
Corsa Electric Power Steering - EPAS

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Ford Sierra Rear Differential 4x4

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Duratec V6 kl block

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