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06-20-2014 04:34 PM
5 CWT
Specs

Spec - 1954 Thames 5 cwt van Weight 900 kgs 372 bhp minimum estimation Power to weight ratio 412 bhp per tonne Hand built 80x40x3mm chassis Ford small block bored + 30 Kieth black 10.5.1 hypereutic pistons Block decked and honed Edelbrock aluminium rpm heads 2" inlets shaved 20 thou hand ported Edlelbrock rpm cam Roller rockers 1 1/2 headers 2 1/4 pipes Dual 4" cherry bombs Edelbrock rpm inlet manifold hand port matched to cyl heads 600 holley carb mixed bank jetting Champion medium hot range spark plugs Sure fire leads Points distributor vacuum assisted Gilmer tooth belt drive water pump/alternator C4 auto box with shift kit Jaguar xjs powerlock diff 2.89.1 ratio narrowed to 43 inch Triumph GT6 front suspension modified 335/35/17 lamborghini diablo rear wheels/tyres 155/65/13 front wheels/tyres Smiths guages 200 mph speedo 6 point roll cage Brakes -rear jaguar 2 pot - front 10" 2 pot drilled/vented green stuff pads 8 gallon handmade fuel tank Fuel 97 octane shell Fuel consumption urban light throttle 19mpg Fuel consumption urban heavy throttle 8mpg Fuel consumption m,way light throttle 27mpg 0-60 mph 4.7 seconds Top speed 167mph
06-20-2014 04:27 PM
malc
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Originally Posted by 5 CWT View Post
Hi guys not been on here for a while! anyone building one of these lil beautys?
You must try to keep up......thereŽll be questions later.
06-20-2014 12:56 PM
5 CWT Hi guys not been on here for a while! anyone building one of these lil beautys?
07-02-2013 01:23 PM
5 CWT
Ticket

They dont issue me with tickets any more,they give me posters now!
07-01-2013 02:04 PM
malc "I see speeding tickets in your future".....Mystic Meg
07-01-2013 11:50 AM
5 CWT
Fordson Van 1000 Miles Covered!

Here you go all Thames and Fordson van fans!
07-17-2012 11:26 AM
5 CWT
hotrod

Cheers bro,yours looks superb I love your small block fords..im going to build a 289 4 bolt main 500 horse monster soon ; )
07-17-2012 10:39 AM
1971BB427 Little British cars with American V8's are cool! I like what you've done with the Thames, and it looks like it's gonna be a great ride!
I built an old '46 Austin sedan myself, and powered it with a 327 Chevy. Done in the 60's gasser style on mine.

Here's a shot of mine, and my buddy's '52 Austin PU truck.



07-16-2012 02:44 AM
5 CWT
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Originally Posted by 5 CWT View Post
WOW! Lambo catcher!
07-15-2012 02:53 PM
5 CWT
Bfv

1/4 MILE TEST
06-07-2012 03:58 PM
5 CWT
Fordson van update

Very kind of you to say so
05-29-2012 07:25 AM
455olds I love what you have done with the van. That thing is quick, congratulations.
05-29-2012 03:35 AM
5 CWT
Fordson van update

0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds!!!!!!!
http://youtu.be/zzeDDXMx-kQ
05-24-2012 11:25 AM
5 CWT
Britains fastest street van

Heres another one for ya guys!
I love your beautiful small block fords.
Turn up your speakers.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=DtJv51fmziM
05-13-2012 02:49 AM
5 CWT
Mufflers

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Originally Posted by 123pugsy
Sounds good.

Those are your home made mufflers, right?
Hi,yes home made glass packs,the sound quality is poor and the engine was out of tune but in real life they are very nice sound,deep growl and they show the sound of the edelbrock cam off
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