How To: change your gear set on a hewland LD 200

This is a quick guide that I learned from Neil Porter owner of Porter racing http://www.porterracing.com The formula ford that I own has a Hewland LD 200 gearbox. This is a fairly common gearbox used in many makes and models of formula ford race cars over the years. Changing the gear ratio’s is a fairly…

Race car winter maintenance

So, here we are in January in the middle of my winter refresh and maintenance.  This project is taking a bit longer than anticipated.  But I guess that is to be expected from a 21 year old race car. At the end of last season, I managed to break a wheel stud.  While fixing the…

The epiphany

I had an epiphany….  Or maybe I am just hitting that mid-life crisis, again. It is something that has been building for quite some time, but due to other issues I have not been able to scratch this itch.  As I have been working at getting a decent plan together for this years race season,…