"Dear Adam, Alas age at times has few legitimate compensations so I must apologise for renaming you after Mr. Sheridan although in retrospect you should obviously look to treat this as something of an accolade"
"Hi Paul, having looked at some B Type photos the tub set up looks very similar to my S2 but I can send you any dimensions as my car is still " under construction " to say the least but Paul Sheridan may be able to give you some help if you…"
"Thanks for the information Paul it's an invaluable confidence builder when you are stuck and going around in circles to be shown a way forward. Will look in detail and get back to you. Once again many thanks"
"Thanks Paul. Talking to Ade tonight about previous problem of rocking movement of the S2 bonnet which in effect resulted in a lot of bodywork wear. Originally I had a 28/36 ? Weber with pancake filter through the bonnet and the rocking of the bonnet…"
When welding g alloy it gets a bit bright, we use marker pen either side, on ships I've seen people use French chalk, either side. You could try a lighter shade, I use 9 on steel, 10 or 11 on stainless and alloy. How close you put your nose helps, but it is called a dark art for a reason. Practice,practice,practice. You'll get the feel for it. :-)
Can of worms time here, Len. Type E box has 23 splines on a 1" shaft, Type 3 box has 20 splines on a 7/8" shaft, Clutch plate and spigot bearing would need matching up. Gearbox mount may require moving or modding, clutch actuation may need modifying to. Saying all that, it is basic engineering, and possible. Avery good article is this one: http://www.dominicbolton.freeuk.com/articles/ford_gearboxes.pdf I have read this t many times ! good info about ratios etc. Performance?? hard to answer that one, without knowing what you want to do with it. Hope this helps.