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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #40 on: August 26, 2018, 08:13:18 am »
Lotus Cortina had a similar air cleaner set up
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #41 on: August 27, 2018, 12:25:14 am »
It may be an OEM design - there are other cars also running that setup, and not just Escorts.
I would suggest they were used to reduce intake noise and, as form follows function, that is why they look like exhaust mufflers, because they do the same job?

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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #42 on: September 24, 2018, 03:40:32 pm »
episode 10 up now
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #43 on: October 29, 2018, 09:24:59 am »
and 11
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #44 on: October 29, 2018, 06:33:33 pm »
Yup, managed to watch most of it before the F1 race and the remainder today.
Seems to be some inane comments...
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #45 on: October 29, 2018, 07:42:15 pm »
Yup, managed to watch most of it before the F1 race and the remainder today.
Seems to be some inane comments...

yup, a bit of padding I think
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #46 on: October 31, 2018, 03:47:26 am »
I had in mind those commenting, but there was a bit more 'padding' than might have been needed...
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #47 on: November 19, 2018, 09:31:18 am »
They gas on too much. It's way more boring than project Binky. It's nice to see the other cars they do, and some of what they are talking about is mildly interesting but they just blah blah blah instead of showing us the work.
The tea, funk, and innuendo of PB is a little tiring too, but they are mechanics.
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #48 on: November 19, 2018, 10:57:08 am »
I think it is more of a company promotional series and they are featuring Gordon's build (with his approval) as he is well known and not Joe from Bognor Regis.
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #49 on: January 28, 2019, 08:52:23 am »
Episode 12 out
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Re: Gordon Murray's Escort, slighty more planned approach than project Binky
« Reply #50 on: January 28, 2019, 02:37:03 pm »
Watched it earlier - was quite surprised the Stratos (replica) was using a supercharged engine - I would have gone for the Alfa V6 on TBs.
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Sweet! Thanks for the reminder  8)
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Watched it earlier - was quite surprised the Stratos (replica) was using a supercharged engine - I would have gone for the Alfa V6 on TBs.

Oops, I see it is indeed a V6 - SUPERCHARGED  8)
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now that Binky is moving to completion, I realise that I was a little unfair to the boys, Binky remains bonkers, but nicely built bonkers
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Binky still has a few years left - the trimming, brakes, suspension, transmission and ENGINE still has to be done.  ;D
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Binky still has a few years left - the trimming, brakes, suspension, transmission and ENGINE still has to be done.  ;D

I hope so. As much as I want to see it finished I will be sad when it is.

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 Episode 15 up
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