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Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles Today, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Joules5
Re: cable shifter sacc restoration

Well on my ERA I have a rod, but it's RHD, the cable conversion referenced was for an older KVA running a Porsche 901 transaxle and yes it helped in that application as the rod was like stirring...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles Today, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Joules5
Re: cable shifter sacc restoration

87 through 89 if I recall, Tercel or Corolla
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 6th December 2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Joules5
Re: cable shifter sacc restoration

I have experience with the company and partially the product;

In my experience Scott at SACC restorations sells quality products that he has tested for fit and function and stands behind with...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 19th September 2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Joules5
Re: New GT40 on the way

I'm of the opinion 2200 rpm @ 80 mph is on the low rpm side. In my Pantera with modern rubber (26.2" tire dia.) and stock 4.22 R&P I installed the taller 0.642 5th, which acts as an overdrive gear...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 14th September 2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By Joules5
Re: ZF 4th gear breakages

The reason I asked type of pilot bushing is I had shifting problems with a freshly rebuilt ZF, so much so that it went back and was disassembled for inspection with zero findings. I reinstalled with...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th September 2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By Joules5
Re: ZF 4th gear breakages

Surprising to hear, I thought the RBT was designed around the later BMW M1 ZF with additional ribbing etc. What does Lloyd have to say on the failures?

What are you using for a pilot bearing on...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th September 2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
CAV
Views: 299
Posted By Joules5
Re: CAV

I would expect your transaxle choice to dictate bellhousing and to avoid confusion I assume your engine is a 351W stroked to 427, so standard 351 bolt pattern?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 9th September 2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,980
Posted By Joules5
Re: Flat Plane Crank Engine

5.2 Voodoo engines are starting to show up on eBay as GT350's get in the hands of people with more money than talent :)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 9th September 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Joules5
Re: Super wide tyres

It's an ERA anomaly, they are 15" centers mated to 16" hoops. I actually had a set of 15" custom fabricated by Vintage Wheels thinking 16" tires would be impossible to come by, turned out by a stroke...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 9th September 2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Joules5
Re: Super wide tyres

Fronts are 23.5x10.5x16
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 6th September 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By Joules5
Re: Wanted: RBT 5 speed transaxle

Call Larry Stock at Pantera Parts Connection in Carson City (775) 856-7011, he has a fresh ZF 5 speed setup for GT40.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 6th September 2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Joules5
Re: Super wide tyres

I am running Goodyear Eagle 27.0x14x16 on my ERA wide body and can get a photo that will show what the car sits like with a 27" dia. tire.

I know a few wide body Pantera folks running the Avons...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 4th September 2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By Joules5
Re: Goodwood Revival - Bonhams Auction

For Motor Cars a 15% Buyer's Premium is payable on the first 50,000 of the final Hammer Price of each Lot, and 12% on any amount by which the Hammer Price exceeds 50,000. VAT at the standard rate...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 28th August 2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Joules5
Re: Can you name these cars at

The red car is an Intermeccanica Indra
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 12th August 2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By Joules5
Re: Stainless mig welding a custom exhaust system

Welding skill is down to a lot of practice, if you have the time, energy and some stainless scrap to practice on I'd say what have you go to lose to try it. A more capable welder (machine) is going...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 25th July 2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,259
Posted By Joules5
Re: Design An Emblem?

That reminds me of the crest on the front of my Ultima....
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 13th July 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,329
Posted By Joules5
Re: Superformance GT40 MKII For Sale

Kirby,

BaT (Bring a Trailer) auctions gathers an eclectic mix of cars and is pretty cheap to list with no sellers fee (5% buyers premium). I've watched 3 Ultima's successfully sell in recent...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 21st June 2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,470
Posted By Joules5
Re: Polycarbonate windows

To answer your question I have a Dart aluminum block motor from American Speed, however, If you go the 'replica' route and it's a replica of a vehicle manufactured prior to 1967 then emissions...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 20th June 2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By Joules5
Re: Cam Synch or distributor stub for EFI

$48.97 + 8.265% tax from Summit Racing and I'm just down the road from the Sparks NV store. Shoot me a PM and I'll pick one up and mail to you if you cannot get it local in the UK. You can pay me via...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 20th June 2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,470
Posted By Joules5
Re: Polycarbonate windows

A 'replica' doesn't need to be an exact copy or reproduction, if it were me I'd register the GT-R as a '66 GT40 replica, thereby circumventing the need for smog etc.

I have a Ferrari replica that...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 21st May 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,096
Posted By Joules5
Re: Calipers

No mention of what diameter wheels anyone is running or anticipating using these with, clearance on a 15" wheel dia. can be a challenge with some calipers.

Julian
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 26th April 2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By Joules5
Re: Aftermarket shifter options?

I had not come across the Numeric option, but research for a replacement for my Ultima led me to the CAE Ultra shifter (an alternative might be the CMS Shifter from California Motor Sport).

Even...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 26th April 2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Joules5
Re: Taxes when registering the car?

As stated it varies, not only by state but who you get at the DMV and their mood that day!

I was able to direct the DMV assistant to the manufacturers web page for a basic kit and they took that...
Forum: The Race Track 21st April 2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,912
Posted By Joules5
Re: Street and Track Car? Sub $40K?

The cars you are considering are street cars you intend to use for track, I would expect you can find a good low mileage, one careful lady owner car that suits your needs and forget about the off lot...
Forum: The Race Track 19th April 2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,912
Posted By Joules5
Re: Street and Track Car? Sub $40K?

Used Lotus Exige or Elise

You may laugh but Mazda Miata
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 13th April 2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By Joules5
Re: Suspended or Floor Mounted Pedals

My first GT40 (a KVA) had hung pedals, they were almost impossible to operate given outstretched legs and angle of my feet. I switched to a floor mount Tilton unit fairly rapidly resulting in a car...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th April 2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,888
Posted By Joules5
Re: ZF 5DS-25 specifications

Thanks JacMac, I knew what I meant.

As Mike says it looks to be an early ZF from the ID plate with the shorter 0.84 5th used in early variants and thus it should have the diff oriented for GT40...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 13th April 2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,298
Posted By Joules5
Re: 495HP or 505HP?

I have learnt the hard way to opt for drive ability over shear power, that is unless you are building a track dedicated car.

Per the thread title 495 to 505HP is a 10HP difference?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 12th April 2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By Joules5
Re: CNC Performance Parts cable shift for ZF/RBT trans

I had an early version of the ZF end, supplied without the cable bracket which I fabricated. CNC Performance are well made and functioning products and Scott at SACC stands behind everything he...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 12th April 2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,888
Posted By Joules5
Re: ZF 5DS-25 specifications

Is your question regarding whether it is an original GT40 ZF, or to verify whether it has been flipped and suitable for use in a GT40?

There should be another digit after the 5DS-25, a -0, -1 or...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 2nd April 2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By Joules5
Re: Front suspension lifts

Fran sells a kit;

Hydraulic Lift Kit — Race Car Replicas (http://race-car-replicas.com/parts/hydraulic-lift-kit)
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 22nd March 2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Joules5
GT40 replica sold eBay

I'm not sure who's kit this is, but it appears well constructed and sold for what must be a fraction of the cost to build;

GT40 sold eBay...
Forum: All GT40 20th March 2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,924
Posted By Joules5
Re: Something is missing

It has a plate on it, so looks like it is for road use. I just can't understand all these GT40's being built with LHD too!
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 20th March 2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By Joules5
Re: Is it just me?

I was adding a link to a car for sale, does the provision to link to external data not exist anymore or just a glitch in the upgraded system?
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 19th March 2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By Joules5
Re: Is it just me?

I just had the same trying to start a new thread?
Forum: All GT40 12th March 2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,461
Posted By Joules5
Re: Legendary Motorcar

If the episodes are available to stream on the internet, then just use a VPN service which can mimic you being in the US.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 10th March 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,842
Posted By Joules5
Re: AMT - Automated Manual Transaxle?

The CN cars like Ligier and Wolf all use a Sadev 6 speed with a no lift shift, I wonder what system they are using?

The Mastershift system can be used on a Mendeola sequential and basic system...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 8th March 2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By Joules5
Re: bringing previously titled SB100 car back to California

Thanks, I didn't think to look there, got some good info and like everything with CA it isn't necessarily straight forward.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 8th March 2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By Joules5
Re: bringing previously titled SB100 car back to California

Is the process of bringing in an already titled kit and obtaining SB100 documented anywhere?

Thanks,
Julian
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 4th March 2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By Joules5
Re: Ultima Can Am on BaT

There are certain vehicles that just don't seem to hit the right audience (from a sellers perspective) at auction, I suspect an SLC might be similar.

But the seller was prepared to let it go and...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 1st March 2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,708
Posted By Joules5
Re: New Guy

Hey Larry,

Great to see you here and progress, when the weather gets better I'll have to get mine out and come over!

Julian
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 25th February 2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By Joules5
Re: Ultima Can Am on BaT

I shall be watching to see where bidding lands and whether seller has a realistic reserve. Funnily enough if I didn't already own one of these (prior to SLC release) I'd be looking for an SLC!
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 18th February 2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,561
Posted By Joules5
Re: New AVONs Installed!

Roger Kraus in Castro Valley CA will hand cut vintage style treads into the Avons, which makes them a bit more streetable from both water shedding and stone pickup.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 18th February 2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Joules5
Re: Avons for 12" wheels

Longstone tyres states the Michelin TB5 and TB15 as fully road legal on their site. The Pirelli's of course are too, but a much bigger investment although they would also hold up longer and provide...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 18th February 2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Joules5
Re: Avons for 12" wheels

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Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 17th February 2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Joules5
Re: Avons for 12" wheels

That is what I am, running on a 12" wheel. Choices are limited, the TB5 (or full tread but softer TB15 will work too), but they are quite short in side wall height. If that's not a concern you could...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 14th February 2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,806
Posted By Joules5
Re: The Future of GT40s.com

Can I add a few more years to my lifetime membership? I want to live forever.....
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 13th February 2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By Joules5
Re: GPM flow cooling sysytem

Is it going to replace the mechanical or act as a booster?

I am in the process of installing a Davies Craig booster as my GT was overheating in the NV heat in the slightest of traffic. One...
Forum: All GT40 26th January 2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,230
Posted By Joules5
Re: GT40 Car Cover?

Further to my prior post regarding disappointment in a California Car Cover I purchased the Superformance cover for my GT40. It's great quality and I'm very happy with fit, although it's an indoor...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 26th January 2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By Joules5
Re: prospective customer wants advice

For a track only LS based car and a modern rendition of the McLaren I'd be getting the Superlite LMP1.
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