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Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By Veek
Sebring HSR

Here are some photos from the recent Sebring HSR. Many thanks to Mr. Olthoff for letting us spend time gawking at his cars.
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

[/QUOTE]I agree. Cars and guns are the same!
So:
1. All guns must be registered with the government. All sales must be reported to the government. Failure to do so, you go to jail.
2. To operate...
Forum: The Paddock 8th November 2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

After the NYC Terrorist killed 8 with a Home Depot Truck a week ago where were paddock postings demanding legal mandates before renting or buying a vehicle such as a mandatory 24-hour waiting period...
Forum: All GT40 5th November 2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,002
Posted By Veek
Question Re: The Paddock Poll

Ron, my apologies if I misunderstood Doug's comments as to administrative filters blocking GT40s.com. Given there are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S.—a total of 16,766 including...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd November 2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Veek
Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

I have several of these around the house and (used to) keep one in the '40.
This is FYI as you may be affected. Note they are sold under several different brand names.

Info here:

Kidde...
Forum: All GT40 3rd November 2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,002
Posted By Veek
Re: The Paddock Poll

I think the "old days" in Paddock were lively and fun with fair disagreements. Unfortunately, it seems to have degenerated into the monkey cage at the zoo with people getting triggered by this or...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 1st October 2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,368
Posted By Veek
Re: flat tow

While flat towing a GT40 200 miles strikes me as a spectacularly bad idea, unless your car weighs less than 1,500 lb, your adventure may be in violation of state or local laws (in addition to the...
Forum: The Paddock 30th August 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

So "whataaboutdat" (the preferred term by those of us from South Louisiana).
Your point was that Mr. Trump was endorsed by the KKK. So was Mrs. Clinton, clearly a reflection of her appeal to those...
Forum: The Paddock 30th August 2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,106
Posted By Veek
Re: Joe Arpaio

If Mr. Arpaio would have started a sex change procedure, would the forgiveness of his misdemeanor conviction been more acceptable? How about massive "donations" to the Democratic National Committee...
Forum: The Paddock 28th August 2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Did you mean Mr. Trump AND Mrs Clinton?

KKK Leader Endorses Hillary Clinton In Off Chance She's Undercover Hitler | HuffPost...
Forum: The Paddock 18th August 2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Now you're insulting the guy's car????

Dang dude, you need to up your fiber intake and cut down on the Caramel Macchiato, Venti, Skim, Extra Shot, Extra-Hot, Extra-Whip, Sugar-Free lattes at...
Forum: The Paddock 16th August 2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Years ago there was a horrible war that many said was not only unjust but racist. It was fought by willing and often unwilling conscripts as well as many who sincerely believed their cause was just....
Forum: The Garage Sale 14th August 2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By Veek
Re: Audi 016 Gearbox, Kennedy Adaptor kit, Front Spindles

The ratios depend on which 016 you have. There is a number stamped on top of the bell housing. You can cross reference that on the attached spreadsheet that was posted on the forum a while back. As...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th August 2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By Veek
Re: Audi 016 help please

You may have luck contacting German Transaxles of America. Transmission Repair Bend Oregon | German Transaxle of America (http://www.germantransaxle.com)
They're in Oregon and they were most helpful...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 9th August 2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Veek
Tridon LED03 Flasher

After installing the signal lamp LEDs, I've decided the load resistors get a bit too hot for my comfort level in the front clam shell. So I'm looking for a replacement flasher unit that is LED...
Forum: The Paddock 5th August 2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 898,826
Posted By Veek
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Meanwhile in Oz, Ian, having completed the rebody of his GTD, determined that it was the perfect daily driver not to mention quite the hit with the local ladies.
Forum: All GT40 3rd August 2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,665
Posted By Veek
Re: Stolen GT40 Jalopnik article

I wonder if the 2003 CAV, (1A09MONOB66), that was stolen from Steve Toner in Utah, July 2004 was ever recovered. As with the '40 in the article, one would think these cars would be hard to hide.
Forum: All GT40 18th July 2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,004
Posted By Veek
Re: Fortyfication 114

Joining was great and I received my Fortification in what seemed like days along with some welcome materials and a membership card. The magazine and the website alone are worth the membership fee.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 13th July 2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,779
Posted By Veek
Re: Windshield interchange

You got a great deal for a custom piece and perfect fit. When you consider a new late model Corvette windshield is upwards of $600, it sounds pretty good.

One question, did you consider custom...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 13th July 2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,838
Posted By Veek
Re: Typical sight on the Streets of London

Stunning car Jos. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 1st July 2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By Veek
Re: Images on GT40's

Randy, have you looked at photopeach? Our local club faced the same issue and this is where they went.
PhotoPeach - Fresh slideshows to go! (https://photopeach.com)
Forum: Original GT40s 6th June 2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,074
Posted By Veek
P1028

Legendary Motorcars featured the restoration and recent sale of P1028, the first road car delivered to the USA. The resoration is impressive as was the sale price. Photos here:
1966 Ford GT40 MkI |...
Forum: The Garage Sale 6th June 2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,878
Posted By Veek
Re: WTB 016 clutch release arm

Does this help?
Audi VW Clutch Release Arm - Genuine VW Audi 016141719
Audi VW Clutch Release Arm - Genuine VW Audi 016141719 | FCP Euro...
Forum: The Garage Sale 29th May 2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,878
Posted By Veek
Re: WTB 016 clutch release arm

Have you tried Audi Wreckers Brisbane - New & Used Audi Spare Parts (http://www.a1globalautoparts.com.au/audi-wreckers-brisbane)
Forum: All GT40 21st May 2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,757
Posted By Veek
Receiving the order kit for the new Ford GT

This is pretty impressive.

2017 Ford GT Order Kit Unboxing with Camilo Pardo - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI8Qks9q7Vc)
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 9th May 2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,307
Posted By Veek
Electric Porsche 910E

This is stunning.

The first commercially available vehicle from electric car company Kreisel is a replica of the legendary Porsche 910’s street-legal version. The Kreisel Evex Porsche 910e goes...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd May 2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Please look for yourself on the site below. It makes for interesting reading and several surprises (for me anyway). Until yesterday I didn't know about many of these as they weren't covered by any of...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd May 2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Were any of the Wikileaks revelations untrue?
Forum: The Paddock 2nd May 2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

I'm glad you enjoy the edits. I enjoy doing them. They make me fell warm like a pee in the pants on a chilly Autumn afternoon. Thanks for pointing them out.

As for food aid for DPRK, how much of...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd May 2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Who said we declared war??? Look up the word "war" in the dictionary.
There certainly was (is) a state of armed conflict between different nations or states on the Korean peninsula meeting the...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd May 2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

No need Doug, technically, we're (on behalf of the UN) still at war with the DPRK.
The Korean War continues in the form of a “Semi-War-State” due to the absence of a “Peace Treaty” and is solely...
Forum: The Paddock 27th April 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

FYI the Patriot has a range under optimal conditions of about 50 miles. We have a little over a thousand fire units in the inventory. If the DPRK weapons system is a suborbital launch capable of...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 8th April 2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By Veek
Re: Which Porsche??

Thanks for the insights Rick. I certainly want to put together something that's fun to drive and not a trailer queen.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 7th April 2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By Veek
Which Porsche??

I've been thinking for some time about my next project after the '40 and a car I've always longed for is the air-cooled Porsche 911. The dilemma is which one. I love the look of the early Euro...
Forum: The Paddock 29th March 2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 898,826
Posted By Veek
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Richard is lying in his hospital bed, wearing an oxygen mask over his mouth and nose.

A lovely young student nurse appears and starts giving him a partial sponge bath.

"Nurse,"' he mumbles...
Forum: The Paddock 27th March 2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,182
Posted By Veek
Re: Back to the forums...

Randy, it's terrible to hear of your loss. Condolences and prayers for you and your family.
Forum: The Paddock 24th March 2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,198
Posted By Veek
Re: Not made in China

A friend from my corporate days set me this. It's disturbing for a number of reasons but it does suggest how the labor laws in the west (most of them anyway) add to our cost of good and perhaps...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd March 2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,277
Posted By Veek
Edd China leaving Wheeler Dealers

This is really a disappointment. The whole reason I watched the show was Edd's repair insights and top tips. I learned something every episode. It even made Mike Brewer's obnoxious antics minimally...
Forum: The Paddock 11th March 2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,343
Posted By Veek
Re: Oh no! John Surtees!

This is the loss of a true champion and sportsman. His elegance behind the wheel was perhaps only matched by his skill on a bike. Those survivors from the that golden age are sadly getting fewer and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 9th March 2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Veek
Re: Wiring harness question.

Before you buy, it may be wise to lay the harness out on your chassis and see if the lengths will accommodate a rear engined car and your desired placement of the fuse box etc.
Forum: The Paddock 18th February 2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,269
Posted By Veek
Amy MacDonald

With two kids that are musicians and a daughter-in-law opera singer I can't believe I've never heard of this woman before. Not only is her voice fantastic, she's a serious car fanatic.

Enjoy:
...
Forum: The Paddock 14th February 2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Please reread my post, you seem to ignore the facts and the plausibility that the ban simply is what it appears to be:

1. If it was a Muslim ban, it would have been all Muslim countries, not just...
Forum: The Paddock 14th February 2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Mr. Young, the source of the chart "floating around" was Snopes, certainly no right wing outlet.
As I posted earlier, time will tell if you are right or not. Your defense of the Ninth Circuit will...
Forum: The Paddock 14th February 2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

FYI for the record. It will remain to be seen if Mr. Young's assertions are born out in the future. If he's correct, Mr. Trump's religious based immigration preferences will be preclude prohibitions...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 14th February 2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,869
Posted By Veek
Re: The Future of GT40s.com

Upgraded subscription complete. And Ron, special thanks for all you've been doing for the hobby over the years.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 10th February 2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,560
Posted By Veek
Re: Cleaning fuel tanks

Are they bladder tanks? If so they probably should be replaced, if metal tanks, you may wish to pull them out, get them cleaned with hot solvent and coated internally with a proper sealant.
Forum: The Paddock 9th February 2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 138,473
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

I suspect he's referring to the Cambridge 5 spy ring.
Forum: The Paddock 9th February 2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By Veek
Very cool Jetman video

I never get tired of these.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNaZCDhvh88
Forum: All GT40 3rd February 2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Veek
Re: Information about early CAV

Jean is also on Facebook and Youtube with his Stealth Beetle project. But it looks like you may have a GTD which for a short time were made by the group that became CAV under license from the UK.
Forum: All GT40 26th January 2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,241
Posted By Veek
Re: GT40 Car Cover?

It's time for me to buy a new car cover as the fleece is worn on the inside of the old one. For those of you that purchased the ones in described this blog (or anyone else for that matter) how happy...
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