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Old 20th February 2018, 02:32 PM  
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Re: GT40 Kellison

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Originally Posted by tomgayer View Post
I am building a GT40 Kellison from frame up and may have a few questions along the way.
I got my 65 Corvair windshield yesterday and it fits so i am on my way. I am using Porsche transaxle, Ford 302 neutral balanced engine, Porsche 911 front steering with McPherson struts and BMW 328i brakes. It appears my biggest problem will be what color to paint it. I enjoylooking at the builds from current and previous owners and have gotten a lot of ideas from what i have seen. I dont like the corvair tailights on the early GT40s so I am going with the 2005 type round tailights. I like the front LED flat lights on the new GTs so I will do that up front. It will be an everyday driver so it will never be seen at Pebble Beach and I may put a trailer hitch to pull my39 Ford teardrop trailer.
thanks
tom
Welcome to the forum.

Have a look at the '17 GT front lights before you make final plans - they are
massive. I used to program these cars at the factory and can tell you the
lamp assembly will make a pumpkin seem tiny.

They are also CANBUS based operation which means you'll need a controller to
make them operate (1 per light).

It will take some heavy mods to make them fit. Anything is possible however!
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