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by Sideways
Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New old guy from Vancouver
Replies: 20
Views: 21457

Popped the engine mounts off the S2000 motor - thing of beauty that they are - because all we will need is a flat plate to which we will weld the new mounts. Dropped them off at a local shop, expecting a quote for $50 - 60 based on past work at other shops and was given a quote next day for $300! I...
by Sideways
Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New old guy from Vancouver
Replies: 20
Views: 21457

I'm confused - if you already have nice a MKI GT, why do you need/want another one? - Doug "...the same week I found that Prefect, the Cortina I had been hunting for came up so I kept both for a while then sold the Prefect..." I'm not looking for another one. Not yet anyway.
by Sideways
Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:36 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New old guy from Vancouver
Replies: 20
Views: 21457

Popped the engine mounts off the S2000 motor - thing of beauty that they are - because all we will need is a flat plate to which we will weld the new mounts. Dropped them off at a local shop, expecting a quote for $50 - 60 based on past work at other shops and was given a quote next day for $300! I ...
by Sideways
Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New old guy from Vancouver
Replies: 20
Views: 21457

I know this car, it used to belong to Fred and he did some great bodywork to the car. I do recall giving him some parts for it years ago from a Mk1 I was parting out at the time. Will you have it at the ABFM this year?? I will be there with my Anglia 100e, class #54. This was Fred's car and the bod...
by Sideways
Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New old guy from Vancouver
Replies: 20
Views: 21457

peteleo wrote:Welcome. A few years ago Clyde Bailey owned a Mk1 GT with a Fiat engine and 5 speed installed. He lived near the Alameda Marina at the time.
Just wondering if it's the same car. Pete
I don't think this ever left Canada Pete.
by Sideways
Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New old guy from Vancouver
Replies: 20
Views: 21457

zephyrgary wrote:As someone who has owned 2 V8 powered MK1s over the years, I say good on yer!
I looked at the V8 option but wanted to stick with a 4 cylinder high revver which I could get parts for and the S2000 kept calling my name.
by Sideways
Sat Apr 11, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: New old guy from Vancouver
Replies: 20
Views: 21457

Hi, and welcome! Im also in the Vancouver area and trust me people sit on their Cortinas here. Lets get some pics of your Prefect You have probably seen it around, I'll post pics once I get some done. http://www.enfostuff.com/forum/userpix/400_51_prefect_3.jpg Yes, it has been a while but...the sam...