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Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 12th July 2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,833
Posted By Mark IV
Re: SPA Six Hour 2016

"Replicas, there's no replicas at Goodwood!!!!"
(Said in best Judge Smails voice from CADDYSHACK: 'betting, there's no betting at Bushwood!')

Because the "originals" are locked up in...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 11th July 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Mark IV
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 9th July 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Egaugesplus

Below from their website it appears "eguagesplus" is a DBA ans "South Motorsports" is the real business name.


We will accept money orders.
Make money orders out to South Motorsports.

Mail...
Forum: The Paddock 7th July 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Mark IV
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 6th July 2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Mark IV
Re: The New & Improved GT40s.com - coming soon!!!

Ron,

Thanks for all you do to make this resource available!
Forum: Original GT40s 6th July 2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Mk1 vs Mk2 Mono

Correct, al SPF tubs have this reinforcement used.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 5th July 2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Mark II and Mark IV component suppliers

MK II and MK IV pads were Kelsey-Hayes I understand.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 5th July 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Mark II and Mark IV component suppliers

Welcome!

FAV cars had both Armstrong and Konis for shocks depending on build time and specification. Brakes on solid rotor MK Is were Girlings, MK IIs had vented Kelsey-Hayes. Vented MK Is had...
Forum: Original GT40s 30th June 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Mk1 vs Mk2 Mono

The coolant lines down the side are MK II "B" only as is the sheet alloy dash, MK II "A"s used the standard fiberglass dash like a MK I. There are some additional reinforcements on the tub in the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 25th June 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 579
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Vacuum pumps.

So Greg hooked you up OK? Of course this is a pump repurposed from another application (as are most all of these types of products) but knowing the people involved and having had "hands-on" this item...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 25th June 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,064
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Spf 2317

Wheel question may be resolved in a few days....hold tight!
Forum: Superformance GT40s 24th June 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Rumor Has It . . .

Well I really assume they mean "Dzus" and not "Zeus" fasteners.

But hey, I'm only a Superformance dealer and this is the first we have heard about these. It's on a "need to know" basis and...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd June 2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,876
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

Ownership is not required, enthusiasm is!

The diverse group here makes GT40s.com what it is. I have told people about my "ex RAF/BA pilot" friend (David M. whom I have never met) and my Kiwi...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 22nd June 2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Mark IV
Re: new old Colorado member. CAV 45

I was a crew member of the BOBCOR Alfa Trans-Am team in 1972 wrenching on Bert Everett's car and for Ed Rogers and Bing Sherer, the other drivers. Interesting time with an underfunded, understaffed,...
Forum: The Paddock 19th June 2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Mark IV
Re: This girl apparently likes GT40s.....

That cute little rose on your left boob will be a long-stem when you are 70..........................
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 16th June 2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Mark IV
Re: How a Superformance GT40 is made - SKY 141 Today 15:00 hrs

Yes,

The producers spent way too much time on incidentals and not enough on the real story, the tub, etc. Better than nothing but not what a confirmed "GT Head" wants to see!
Forum: Superformance GT40s 15th June 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 72,782
Posted By Mark IV
Re: SPF #2285 Born, But Still Coming To Life

Canards are at Olthoff Racing: Canards - Olthoff Racing (http://www.olthoffracing.com/product.aspx?ProductId=62&title=Canards)
Forum: All GT40 14th June 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Spare tire?

Superformance will...if you are willing to give up the A/C! AAA card and a can of fix-a-flat is the real answer.
Forum: The Race Track 13th June 2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Mark IV
2018 LeMans streaming

Ford will have a streaming service for LeMans again this year. Ford Performance
- YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC87j_-SIjbzUqlY8tuKlZyQ)
Forum: All GT40 13th June 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,858
Posted By Mark IV
Re: New gt40 orders

There have been a couple of peaks and valleys in GT40 sales. When there are ample quality resale cars available, the new sales drop. When there are peaks of interest the new sales bump up. The...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th June 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Mark IV
Re: steering wheel

No, the Moto-Lita wheel will require modification of the boss on a CAV shaft. The PCD is different. We can supply them as shown, but as was suggested, a "quick-release" hub will allow you to install...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 12th June 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Mark IV
Re: valve covers

Actually they are "Weslake", no "T". they should clear your headers OK.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 12th June 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,064
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Spf 2317

Looking good Ron! Glad to see it going together.
Forum: The Paddock 12th June 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,876
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

Wow Ron, I joined two days after you did?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th June 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Mark IV
Re: steering wheel

That is the Superformance wheel/hub. We use "GT40" as it is licensed to SPF, the repro centers we sell are "Ford G.T." as the FAV cars were. SPF cannot supply the "Ford" center without licensing it,...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 11th June 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Front bearing adjustment

I believe Oliver had posted his modification here in the past. What he has done requires machine work to do.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 11th June 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Mark IV
Re: steering wheel

It is the plastic chrome/tri-color unit from the middle production period
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 11th June 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 579
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Vacuum pumps.

I have seen this unit as I have a former employee who works for the company: Electric Vacuum Pump Kits | Vacuum Pump Parts and Accessories...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 10th June 2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Mark IV
Re: steering wheel

Moto Lita does the GT40 wheels. Ask Mr. Google. We can supply the "Ford G.T." center if you wish.

Early cars actually had blue leather, not black. That can make a nice touch if you desire.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th June 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Rear hub 36mm nut

Both are standard thread.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 4th June 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By Mark IV
Re: power

Howard,

You are closer to the truth than many want to admit! Big power is nothing without big traction. I still am amused by those who spend tens of thousands to make horsepower but won't spend...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 4th June 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By Mark IV
Re: power

Nah, put some BFG TA's on it and it will never break! Of course it will never hook up but......

So long as you can break the tires loose, you will not hurt the drivetrain.
Forum: Original GT40s 4th June 2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Mark IV
Re: For Sale MkI, IIb & IV Ads 1971

A boatload of MK IIs and Mk IVs went through Harry's hands back in the day. It was rare to pick up a Road & Track and NOT find a GT avert from Miami Lakes in it!
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 23rd May 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Gulf toolbox

And one shade off, they don't!
Forum: The Paddock 23rd May 2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,319
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Calling Old Members

Jim,

How many miles on P2264 now? I have often given potential GT40 customers links to your posts for proof that you can really drive a GT as well as SpyderMike's post about driving to LA with the...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 22nd May 2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Front bearing adjustment

Sorry, was not clear.

Inside. The retaining ring is held on with a couple of Allen heads. You could do it with wheel on so the "remove" wheel is for ease of access, not because the adjuster is...
Forum: All GT40 21st May 2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Mark IV
Re: I have sinned - I need advise please!

The MK II I just got has fresh Avons and holy crap, what a difference from the Yokohamas of the last GT! These stick, ride better and give a real feel of confidence. It's like a whole different...
Forum: All GT40 21st May 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Mark IV
Re: I have sinned - I need advise please!

Pull the coil wire and crank until the oil pressure comes up to 40-50 PSI or so. Should be ready to go then.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 21st May 2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Front bearing adjustment

No, the ring is accessible with just the wheel removed..
Forum: Superformance GT40s 21st May 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Front bearing adjustment

They do have seals, they are the SKF "Nilos" seals, a type many are not familiar with as they are not commonly used on road cars. www.skf.com/binary/30-228382/950-710-Nilos_08.pdf

Yes, the...
Forum: All GT40 18th May 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Mark IV
Re: I have sinned - I need advise please!

Mike,

Cliff has most of the points covered. If the tires are the originals we saw at Road America in 2009 then they should go as well regardless of tread depth. While it's hard to toss "perfectly...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 17th May 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Wanted: Original and Superformance parts book/technical paperwork

There is no SPF parts book, the importer has not issued one. We do have numerous factory parts diagrams with number however. PM with your email and I can forward them.
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 14th May 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,244
Posted By Mark IV
Re: GT40s Forum Upgrade

So we need a dedicated forum for "Lonesome Bob" who exists here only to spew "climate change" stuff and thinks a "GT40" is a "Gran Torino 1940".......
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 14th May 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,244
Posted By Mark IV
Re: GT40s Forum Upgrade

Ron,

Some have an "automatic photo size" program that will properly size most any photo to meet forum requirements. Handy feature.
Forum: The Paddock 13th May 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,459
Posted By Mark IV
Re: GT40s.com Paddock GUNS thread

I see hundreds of dinosaur descendants everyday flying around, many of them are VERY tasty! I particularly like the chickensauruses and the turkeysauruses!

I do agree that "sport" hunting will...
Forum: The Paddock 12th May 2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,459
Posted By Mark IV
Re: GT40s.com Paddock GUNS thread

Direct from a Firesign Theater album, "All Hail Marx and Lennon" issue IIRC
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th May 2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Mark IV
Re: clutch

Mike,

He asked about PAYING a shop to do the job, not a shadetree buddy operation. Will it take ten hours? Doubt it. Will they bill ten hours? Bet on it.

Operation list:
*R&R rear clam
*R&R...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 7th May 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Mark IV
Re: clutch

The majority of SPF installers use the QuickTime bellhousing which takes a standard 10.5" clutch (although the splines are GM pattern) so a good McLeod is fine. A few use the smaller diameter...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 2nd May 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,064
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Spf 2317

Ron,

Dennis uses a Prothane Chevy big-block mount with a custom bracket to mount to the block.

You can use a urethane Ford small block mount that is dimensionally the same as a "2287" mount....
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 2nd May 2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,741
Posted By Mark IV
Re: Front Tyre/Tire - Avon

Avons (best but most expensive) or the Mickey Thompson S/T tires

Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/T Radial Tires 90000000185 - Free Shipping on Orders Over $99 at Summit Racing...
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