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Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 11th August 2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,831
Posted By Jean
Re: The CAV Thread

Hi Ron
I never received any messages, or requests re payment for CAV subforum....
Simply noticed that it's missing, and our Auto Futura log-on kicked out.
?

Jean Fourie
Forum: All GT40 17th February 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By Jean
Re: Can someone help me identify this CAV.

Hi
The car in question is a very early spaceframe car. The S designates the spaceframe. The new monocoque chassis has a MONO in chassis number. Cars built by Auto Futura has a AF in the number ....
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 26th May 2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jean
CAV Newsletter

CAV Newsletter

I realise that it is long overdue, but herewith an update regarding the CAV GT and its factory, Auto Futura in Cape Town.

Firstly, I would like to welcome our newest CAV...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 25th August 2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By Jean
Re: Stainless exhaust

1100 GBP including the silencer
[email protected]
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 14th March 2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,972
Posted By Jean
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 14th March 2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,972
Posted By Jean
Re: drivetrain/clutch shutter! tranny mounts?

Hi Ray
Yes they do, but you would need to drill the top two holes into the pre-100 chassis. A threaded plate is supplied, which fits inside the chassis from underneath.
MUCH stronger than 'old' CAV...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th March 2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,972
Posted By Jean
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th March 2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,972
Posted By Jean
Re: drivetrain/clutch shutter! tranny mounts?

...and gearbox mounts for Audi 6-speed
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th March 2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,972
Posted By Jean
Re: drivetrain/clutch shutter! tranny mounts?

Hi Guys
I have tried many times to post these, so here goes..( again)
Forum: All GT40 13th March 2008, 05:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,186
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV Registry - Come Sign Up

Hi, yes.
The first assembled by us. The new generation car started at #100.
Regards
Jean
Forum: All GT40 12th March 2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,186
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV Registry - Come Sign Up

Hi
The 'Jean Fourie" method only starts from car @82 which is when I purchased the company.
The chassis number from there on is as follows:
2 second generation
1A inherited from previous company...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 13th February 2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By Jean
Re: brake upgrade

Hi
I would find it very difficult to believe the studs were welded during assembly. Though we did not build your car, I think it most unlikely. Anyway, if you could please measure the holes within...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 6th February 2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,972
Posted By Jean
Re: drivetrain/clutch shutter! tranny mounts?

Hi Ray
The answer is yes, and I will post pictures next week. I am racing the whole weekend, and will only get to it on Monday.
Regards
Jean
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 6th February 2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,917
Posted By Jean
Re: Introducing New CNC Billet Aluminum Uprights

Hi Casey
This serves to confirm that Larry has no involvement with CAV. I personaly do not agree with the tie-rod pick-up point on his uprights, but that does not stop anybody from using them.......
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 29th January 2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,917
Posted By Jean
Re: Introducing New CNC Billet Aluminum Uprights

Hi
I suggest you all have a quick look at

Ackermann Steering - DiracDelta Science & Engineering Encyclopedia (http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/a/c/ackermann%20steering/source.html)
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 29th January 2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,169
Posted By Jean
Re: Making front upright safer

Hi Guys
Just to confirm: during testing carried out by a local university, the upright failed under excessive force, at it's weakest point, the balljoint. This is the same balljoint as used on a...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 28th January 2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,917
Posted By Jean
Re: Introducing New CNC Billet Aluminum Uprights

Hi Casey
Our new uprights have the correct ball joint angle, stronger attachment blocks, adjustable bump-steer attachment bracket as well as correct Achermann angle.
Please contact me on...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 28th January 2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,169
Posted By Jean
Re: Making front upright safer

Hi Guys

I think it important to mention that the early CAV's had an incorrect assembly on the front upright. When I purchased the company in late 2004, I had one of the earleir uprights tested. I...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 17th January 2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,972
Posted By Jean
Re: drivetrain/clutch shutter! tranny mounts?

Hi Guys
Please have a look at our website. It shows the engine mount upgrade. There is also a gearbox mount upgrade which we will post ASAP.
Thank you for your input, we do take note and we do try...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 6th December 2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By Jean
Re: brake upgrade

Hi Guys
We are running four as well as six pot Wilwood calipers on our cars. They are both able to fit within the 15" rims.
You would however need to purchase the new uprights as the bolt patern is...
Forum: All GT40 4th December 2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,127
Posted By Jean
Gulf Oil/CAV

======================================================
AUTO FUTURA PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION 28/11/2007
===================================================

--- [FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE]---
...
Forum: All GT40 4th December 2007, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By Jean
GULF OIL-CAV License

======================================================
AUTO FUTURA PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION 28/11/2007
===================================================

--- [FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE]---
...
Forum: All GT40 3rd December 2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR testing

Hi iain
Love some pics of your rear defuser ,...if possible?
regards
Jean
Forum: All GT40 30th November 2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR testing

Hi everybody
The local track is fully booked till end of the year... :-(
We have set up a film crew for beginning next year though, so we can put a DVD together re the GTR. Once complete, I will...
Forum: All GT40 27th November 2007, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR testing

Ian
It's difficult to see on the front upright photo, but the 45' bend actually enters the upright, forcing the air INTO the centre of brake disc. The disc is designed to 'throw' the warm air out,...
Forum: All GT40 27th November 2007, 04:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR testing

Hi Ian
The wheels are 17". They are made locally and on this car I am using 10" at the front and 14" on the rear. They are available to CAV owners, but for now only in the Halibrand style.
I have...
Forum: All GT40 26th November 2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR testing

Hi Guys
In answer to your questions:
The engine is a 302, producing 400Hp at 6000rpm, ( small but perfect for testing purposes )which is where this car is being driven. The gearbox is a short...
Forum: All GT40 22nd November 2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR testing

Hi..
We are at present getting aprox 120-140kg downforce on the nose. The rear is fitted with a Gurney-tab as well as plate below the length of the engine and gearbox.
Working well!
Forum: All GT40 21st November 2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR testing

..and some more
Forum: All GT40 21st November 2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jean
CAV GTR testing

Hi guys
I have been 'begged' to post some photos of the latest GTR testing. Well, here they are...
further testing next week, as well as report.
Regards to all.
jean
Forum: All GT40 21st November 2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 990
Posted By Jean
CAV GTR testing

Hi guys
I have been 'begged' to post some photos of the latest GTR testing. Well, here they are...
further testing next week, as well as report.
Regards to all.
jean
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 20th November 2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By Jean
Re: Door handle puzzle - CAV

Hi
Please send me an E, and I will forward mounting instructions.
Regards
jean

[email protected]
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 30th October 2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 29,065
Posted By Jean
Re: Cav#131

Well done Johan!!!!
The car looks SO beautiful, and having driven it, I know she will give you much joy....
Looking forward to the next breakfast run.

Best regards

Jean
Forum: All GT40 24th October 2007, 03:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,755
Posted By Jean
Re: Best GT40 replica for racing

Yes Mike, we were there for the 2007 Le Mans and Ray Mallock drove the car.
Forum: All GT40 23rd October 2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,755
Posted By Jean
Re: Best GT40 replica for racing

May I add one pic to the discussion...?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 10th October 2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jean
Re: castor

Hi #51
The front upper wishbone is attached onto the chassis through four slots. By slightly loosening the atttachment brackets (from the inside) and sliding / tapping these back, you would increase...
Forum: All GT40 9th October 2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By Jean
Re: Largest gathering of GT40's in Ramona USA!

Hi David
Also busy with 1200Hp this side of the world...
Best regards
Jean
Forum: All GT40 9th October 2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jean
CAV GT tested in RSA

Hi Guys
Please see attached link.
Regards
Jean

motoring.iafrica.com | classic car africa Classic Ride: CAV GT (http://motoring.iafrica.com/classic/955990.htm)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th October 2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,217
Posted By Jean
Re: Erratic Tach

Hi Johann
Please phone me. I have answer.
Jean
Forum: All GT40 25th September 2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By Jean
427 in CAV

Hi everybody!
Please help. I saw a post on the forum some time back regarding a 427 in one of our CAV's. I am trying to get some feedback as well as photos of this conversion. Does anybody know the...
Forum: All GT40 20th July 2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By Jean
CAV GTR at Le Mans

Hi everybody
Herewith some pics of our car at Le Mans 2007.
Forum: All GT40 19th July 2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,620
Posted By Jean
Re: Edumacate me on SPF-CAV-RCR?

Hi Charlie
We have a 145 CAV's running out there. Most are in the USA, but we also have distributors in England, Australia,Germany and Brazil. I do believe that our product is of a very high...
Forum: All GT40 17th July 2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,495
Posted By Jean
Re: Help needed

Hi Martin
We have sent the build manual, owners manual as well as some caps, DVD and other bits and pieces, to you.
You should be recieving these shortly.
Best regards
Jean Fourie
Forum: All GT40 2nd July 2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,907
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR

Hi Guys
Just got back from Le Mans a week ago, and have managed to catch up with things here. I have attached some pics, but will post more soon.
All the best
Jean
Forum: The Paddock 6th June 2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,489
Posted By Jean
Re: 24h du Le Mans 2007

Hi Guys
We are exhibiting together with the MRL series cars. The stand is about 500m 'behind' the main pits, at the food court side. Please look out for the CAV flags... It's not that easy to...
Forum: All GT40 5th June 2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,594
Posted By Jean
Forum: The Paddock 5th June 2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,489
Posted By Jean
Re: 24h du Le Mans 2007

Hi Everybody
CAV will be at Le Mans in full force. CAV Cape Town, CAV Europe, CAV Australia and A1 Autocraft,UK will be there. We will have three CAV's there, one being a CAV GTR racecar. The cars...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th June 2007, 02:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 29,065
Posted By Jean
Re: Cav#131

Hi Jim
We as Auto Futura supplied the kit to Johan. The body was pre-shaped and sprayed. The centre section was attached, and the doors, front and rear clip was opperational. All the other bits are...
Forum: All GT40 2nd June 2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,907
Posted By Jean
Re: CAV GTR

another pic, will post more on Monday.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 2nd June 2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 29,065
Posted By Jean
Re: Cav#131

As promised, herewith a pic of the 347 powerplant...being fitted next week. I am sure Johan will post more pics when it's up and running.
Regards
Jean
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