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…

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FF damage inspected

I got a call from Porter racing.  Looks like the car had an accident at some point and the initial repairs were a hack.  The impact from the accident killed the clutch slave cylinder and it was dented, that is why it was leaking.  The original attempts to repair the transmission included re-welding the top…