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Rear Axle close up.  All fabricated by Colin Howard as an exact copy from an original unit.  Main diff is a steel pressing with cast components for the rear cover and carrier machined from billet.  #vintagealfamonza  #prewarracer  #vintageracing

Rear Axle close up. All fabricated by Colin Howard as an exact copy from an original unit. Main diff is a steel pressing with cast components for the rear cover and carrier machined from billet. #vintagealfamonza #prewarracer #vintageracing

Now starting to really look like a race car.  Bit of  beast to be truthful.  I'd like to claim credit but I only facilitated it happening.  Most of this is Colin Howard at the Designcast.  #vintagealfaromoe #monza8C #vintagealfamonza

Now starting to really look like a race car. Bit of beast to be truthful. I'd like to claim credit but I only facilitated it happening. Most of this is Colin Howard at the Designcast. #vintagealfaromoe #monza8C #vintagealfamonza

See Mum, I told you we could do it!  Finished by Colin at The Designcast and now organizing  container for shipping to the USA.  #vintagemonza #vintage8C #prewarracing #prewarcar #monzarestoration

See Mum, I told you we could do it! Finished by Colin at The Designcast and now organizing container for shipping to the USA. #vintagemonza #vintage8C #prewarracing #prewarcar #monzarestoration

Switching tack from engines for a while.  Colin has been busy fitting all the ancillary aluminum parts that make the body.  Accurate to the day the original cars were made.  These are the floors looking from the front with the firewall removed.  On the left by the driver is the fuel filter, times have changed  in 80 years and fuel no longer carries all those little unpaid for extra's!

Switching tack from engines for a while. Colin has been busy fitting all the ancillary aluminum parts that make the body. Accurate to the day the original cars were made. These are the floors looking from the front with the firewall removed. On the left by the driver is the fuel filter, times have changed in 80 years and fuel no longer carries all those little unpaid for extra's!

Engine now with full supercharger and the huge methanol bowl SU racing carb we found in Melbourne. Auto Restorations also fabricated a new filler pipe as the old one is no longer accessible being buried under the supercharger. #vintagealfaromeo #alfaromeomonza #monza8C

Engine now with full supercharger and the huge methanol bowl SU racing carb we found in Melbourne. Auto Restorations also fabricated a new filler pipe as the old one is no longer accessible being buried under the supercharger. #vintagealfaromeo #alfaromeomonza #monza8C

Massive rod activated brakes shoes mounted on the front stub axle. Should be sufficient to stop the beast. #vintageMonza #monza8c #alfaromeo8C

Massive rod activated brakes shoes mounted on the front stub axle. Should be sufficient to stop the beast. #vintageMonza #monza8c #alfaromeo8C

And now the business end.  Quote from Colin: "Lined and machined shoes, return springs and steel anvils, finned drums, spun alli backing plates, carriers made from formed steel, steel pivot ends, bronze cam carriers, pivot pins, front and rear Cams, rear bronze bushes, front and rear splined levers, all dowel bolts and dowel screws in H/T steel to fit carrier ends to carrier, drums to splined hubs and carriers to front and rear axles."

And now the business end. Quote from Colin: "Lined and machined shoes, return springs and steel anvils, finned drums, spun alli backing plates, carriers made from formed steel, steel pivot ends, bronze cam carriers, pivot pins, front and rear Cams, rear bronze bushes, front and rear splined levers, all dowel bolts and dowel screws in H/T steel to fit carrier ends to carrier, drums to splined hubs and carriers to front and rear axles."

torsion wheels and knock off spinners from Designcast.  The chassis is now rolling!  #vintageMonza #monza8c #alfaromeo8C

torsion wheels and knock off spinners from Designcast. The chassis is now rolling! #vintageMonza #monza8c #alfaromeo8C

Engine assembly now underway. #vintagealfaromeo #alfaromeomonza #monza8C

Engine assembly now underway. #vintagealfaromeo #alfaromeomonza #monza8C

One vintage AR 6C engine uprated to about 180 bhp.  Just fits in also! Ignition lead support and radiator stay needs modifying but all else looking the part now. Oil filler and dip stick are relocated from their original positions. #vintagemonza, #monza8c, #alfaromeomonza

One vintage AR 6C engine uprated to about 180 bhp. Just fits in also! Ignition lead support and radiator stay needs modifying but all else looking the part now. Oil filler and dip stick are relocated from their original positions. #vintagemonza, #monza8c, #alfaromeomonza

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