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Forum: The Paddock 1st November 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By Gordy
Re: Skip Barber Racing School bankrupt

Hi John,

Go to Apexspeed.com, it's a racing site I frequent. There is a guy nearby there who has offered to get some bits for another racer, maybe he can help you out.

He goes by the screen...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 16th August 2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,771
Posted By Gordy
Re: Lotus 38 ish Replica

Congratulations Ben ! Very cool.

I really admire what you, Kaspa and a few others on here have accomplished with scratch builds, quite an achievement.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 28th April 2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 69,986
Posted By Gordy
Re: the Steinard MK3 takes shape

John,

You never fail to amaze me. As always, awesome work !
Forum: The Race Track 18th April 2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,132
Posted By Gordy
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 10th December 2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,215
Posted By Gordy
Re: 1/8 scale scratch built GT40 Mk1

Outstanding !!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 27th June 2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,722
Posted By Gordy
Re: Saac 41

Yes, always good to put a face with a name. Nice meeting you and your friend, wish you could have brought at least one of the toys down. The on track portion was a hoot and the cars at the car show...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 22nd June 2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,722
Posted By Gordy
Re: Saac 41

I'm leaving in about an hour or so. Taking a Unique 289 FIA, hoping to do all the track sessions Thursday and Friday.
Forum: All GT40 14th June 2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,683
Posted By Gordy
Forum: All GT40 11th August 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Gordy
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 15th July 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 89,639
Posted By Gordy
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Spectacular !
Forum: The Paddock 8th May 2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,062
Posted By Gordy
Re: Salvation Through Jesus Christ -- Prayer

Okay, I'm confused.

Your first post on this thread.


"From first-hand witnessing miraculous signs, visions, and events I can say without a shadow of doubt there is only One True God... and I...
Forum: All GT40 4th May 2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,945
Posted By Gordy
Re: Which 40?

Wait for it.................
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 6th March 2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Gordy
Re: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Got a little sidetracked on my 49 project. I did find some more original bits, so will get back to it soon.

Just finished a total restoration of a nice FF, a Lotus 61. Was going to race it this...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 22nd February 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,958
Posted By Gordy
Re: Bead blasting alum transmission case?

What Jack Said !

I use 100 grit beads and 80 PSI, although you can go a little higher PSI without problem.
You can also vary the amount of shine by how long you blast an area and how close to the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 22nd February 2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,958
Posted By Gordy
Re: Bead blasting alum transmission case?

I am finishing the restoration of a Lotus 61 FF. I have tried walnut shells, plastic media and silica in past projects and found that glass beads do a superior job.

Like the others have...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 30th January 2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By Gordy
Re: Small block ford in a Lotus?

Hey Cliff,

My Lola Indycar is still available

1989 Lola T8900 Spec Sheet (http://www.race-cars.com/carsales/lola/1389972240/1389972240ss.htm)
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 11th December 2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Gordy
Smile Re: 1989 Lola Champ Indycar Race Car

Hi Cliff,

Ask away, it's my car !
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 31st October 2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Gordy
Re: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Still plodding along on my Lotus build, although sometimes it seems that I might actually be going backward. I decided to finish the monocoque, so if anyone needs a Lotus frame/body lookalike, I've...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 17th October 2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 25,171
Posted By Gordy
Re: F 5000, well sort of

That is AWESOME !

Now, how about I ship my 49 project over to you to finish. I got sidetracked with another Lotus project and I'm sure you could finish mine quicker than me.

The latest excuse:
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th July 2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By Gordy
Re: Wanted - odd ball wheels

Hi Frank,

Go to Apexspeed.com and do a "search" for transport wheels. There is usually someone with a set for sale.

I got some for my Atlantic there for a pretty good price used.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 24th April 2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 25,171
Posted By Gordy
Re: F 5000, well sort of

Hi John,

Beautiful work, the car is coming along quite nicely.

Keep those pictures coming, it's a good motivator to keep me plodding along with my little project.

You're suffering from the...
Forum: The Paddock 11th December 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By Gordy
Re: Not Me, but I wish it had have been!

That was great, made my day !
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 9th December 2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Gordy
Help Needed / Locating a Part

The project is progressing somewhat slowly, as the regular SCCA racing season took up the summer. Now that it's over I will get back to it and try to have the car done by spring.

I need some help...
Forum: All GT40 18th October 2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,269
Posted By Gordy
Re: GTD records

Hi Sam,

When I got the car it came with a title from Florida. The dealer I bought it from was the one who originally said it was built at the factory.

Brain Clark, who sadly passed away last...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 6th September 2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Gordy
Re: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Mick,

Awesome detail pics, exactly what I was lacking and they will be very useful in my build. Thanks so much for taking the time to post them.

Fran,

I'll send an address, how was vacation...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 5th September 2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Gordy
Re: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

So far the mono version is the direction I want to go, it's just a lot of fitting and fiddling and very limited info to work with. I have to completely redo all the panels as the current ones are too...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd September 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Gordy
How I Spent My Summer Vacation

A long way to go on my Lotus 49 replica, can't decide whether to continue on with the monocoque route or go with the space frame, clad in ally to look like one. Still have a lot of fitting and...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 30th August 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,043
Posted By Gordy
Re: ZF Transaxle

Thanks Jim and Alan for the responses.

Kirk Evans, who recently posted here, was able to hook me up with exactly what I needed at a good price.

He is very knowledgeable , as previously...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 12th August 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,043
Posted By Gordy
Re: ZF Transaxle

Still looking.
Forum: The Garage Sale 27th June 2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,115
Posted By Gordy
Re: 7 Instument package

How about this :
Forum: The Race Track 20th June 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By Gordy
Unhappy Re: Road Atlanta

Geez Sam,

How come you didn't dress up like that for me and Mikey when we were down there?
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 8th April 2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,043
Posted By Gordy
ZF Transaxle

Looking for a ZF transaxle to use for mock up on a project I am working on. At this point I would prefer a distressed one, but would consider any condition if the price is right.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 6th February 2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,549
Posted By Gordy
Re: GTD chassis #

Hi Bob,

If I remember correctly I bought this car many years ago from a Mick Covington in the UK. I sold it unfinished a few years later to Brian Russo in Florida, and all the paperwork I received...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 7th November 2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By Gordy
Shipping From US to Australia

Need to know if anyone can recommend a shipping company for freight from USA to Australia.

Shipping a Cosworth engine, about 200 pounds. Doesn't need to be fast, just reliable.
Thanks in...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 13th September 2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gordy
Re: Holly Fuel Pump problem ?

Thanks for the replies. This happened to my old pump, so I replaced it with a new one a few months ago. Only had the car out a couple of times, so a little suprised that this one could go bad that...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 13th September 2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gordy
Holly Fuel Pump problem ?

Yesterday I took the car out and for the second time experienced the following problem:

Driving along at a moderate speed and the engine quit like it was out of fuel. Checked and found that the...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 30th July 2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By Gordy
Re: GTD Frame Number Location

I would also like to add my thanks to all who answered.

I found it after removing the panel on the front of the frame, right where your picture indicates.

It was buried under a few layers of...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 11th June 2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,270
Posted By Gordy
Talking Price Change

NEW PRICE !

$ 59,900

I know, call me crazy, I don't mind. After fielding several PM's, emails and phone calls,
it has finally dawned on me that my price was too low. Somehow I...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 10th June 2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By Gordy
Re: GTD Frame Number Location

Thanks for the replies Brett and Frank.

Now, one more question. I am thinking about upgrading the car with newer rear uprights.

What is available out there that would fit up without too much...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 9th June 2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By Gordy
GTD Frame Number Location

The header says it all.

I know it's been posted before that the serial number on a GTD is usually on the frame member near where the brake boosters are. Can someone please narrow it down a...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 3rd May 2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,270
Posted By Gordy
Re: GTD For Sale

Yes,

I still have the 40. Air available, but not installed. Have the side windows also.

Sorry for not answering sooner.
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 29th December 2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Gordy
West to East Transport

I have an open trailer (large) returning from the West Coast headed back East if anyone has a need for transport. REALLY cheap rate back. Will be leaving around the 2nd or 3rd, may have some...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 31st October 2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,270
Posted By Gordy
Re: GTD For Sale

Mike,

Try calling me at 989-450-5327 about the car. My email to you keeps getting returned.

Yes, the car is still available as of Saturday morning.

Register here and I can PM you.

Thanks
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 28th October 2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,270
Posted By Gordy
New price

Limited time offer $ 49,900 !!!!!!!!!!!

I need the space in my shop for a new race car.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 26th October 2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,270
Posted By Gordy
Re: GTD For Sale

I have had a couple of people contact me recently reference the GTD I had for sale a year ago. To answer both of you at once, yes, the car is still available.

I would take $55,000 for the car, but...
Forum: All GT40 13th October 2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,973
Posted By Gordy
Unhappy Re: The CAV

CHUCK,

Stop doing that !
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 15th September 2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,074
Posted By Gordy
Smile Re: Replicas of Gurney-Westlake Valve Covers

Hi Chris,

Covers arrived yesterday, as usual, great service and product. Thanks again, you are a real asset to the GT40 community with all you do to further the hobby.

GG
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 24th April 2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,264
Posted By Gordy
Re: Complete GTD Kit for sale

Hi Wally,

The car was sold to me as a GTD kit, and I believe it to be that. The frame was the same as my other GTD's, with what looked like some mods to possibly lower the motor,transaxle...
Forum: The Paddock 18th March 2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Gordy
Re: $288k ???

Actually the prices are down by quite a bit from a couple of years ago, as are most but not all collector cars.
A notable exception is Ferrari, which have been slowly gaining in value, even in...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 22nd January 2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,080
Posted By Gordy
Re: MDA in Possible Liquidation?

Maybe I didn't make my point clear, probably why I seldom weigh in on the forum.

Transparency in business is a great thing, but it seems the affected parties have had over a month to comment on...
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