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Forum: The Paddock Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: It it allowed?

To Keith that refilling the hydrolastic fluid would be a trip to the pub for one or a lot more rums!

Ian
Forum: The Paddock Today, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: It it allowed?

Correct and in the right colour too!

I wonder why Keith is so quiet on this thread

Ian
Forum: The Paddock Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: It it allowed?

Got it!

MG F

Now we have to ask if he is turning?
Known over here to be driven by hairdressers and those who partake in the “pride” marches!

Good grief Keith what have you done?

Ian
Forum: The Paddock Yesterday, 11:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: It it allowed?

Oh it is also a convertible

Ian
Forum: The Paddock Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: It it allowed?

Did I not mention it is British built

The same as the GT40

It is also right hand drive

Ian
Forum: The Paddock Yesterday, 01:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: It it allowed?

Both above are good guesses but not correct.

New to Keith but no longer in production!

Ian
Forum: The Paddock 15th July 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
Forum: The Paddock 15th July 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 479
Posted By IanAnderson
It it allowed?

I just heard our leader, Keith has just purchased himself a mid engined sports car in a fetching red!

Now it is also to be pointed out that it is neither a GT40 or Lola T70.

So what has he...
Forum: All GT40 14th July 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Different engines

There has also been an electric one from Australia

And I believe Bill in USA is looking to do a similar conversion on his.


Most power I have see was a Cleavor powered SGT car, I believe 850...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 14th July 2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 73,014
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: SPF #2285 Born, But Still Coming To Life

Hey Robert
How is the car going?
I heard you had some fan belt issues did you get it sorted?

Ian
Forum: The Paddock 14th July 2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,369
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Calling Old Members

Grady
Eyesight is important and anything that reduces it sucks!

Good to hear you are on the improve and still around.

Ian
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 13th July 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Classic Le Mans 2018 Replica GT40's

Thanks Nick
Seems like a lot of space around the cars this year!
2 years back we were reversed back on the Bugatti Circuit

Ian
Forum: Original GT40s 13th July 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Classic Le Mans 2018

Thanks Nick

Great pictures, just amazed how few were posted this time.

A minimum of 13 hours and 800miles each way was just a step to far, plus the £3k cost to do it put me off this year!
...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 12th July 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Le Mans Classic 2018

Wow

Almost a week after the event and no photos posted.

How did it all go?

Ian
Forum: All GT40 9th July 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Different engines

I have seen
Ford pushrod V8
Ford OHC engine V8
Ford 4 Cylinder Cosworth Turbo
Rover V8
I have a Morgan which is a Rover derivative
Heard of. TVR again a Rover block derivative but some of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 5th July 2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: 331 v 347 Thoughts

Rod length to crank ratios
Forum: The Paddock 4th July 2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By IanAnderson
Happy 4th July

Hey I hear today’s a big day over the other side of the pond.

To all our American friends on this site, have a great day!

Ian
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 26th June 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Source for UNC bolts / hardware in Europe / Germany?

Hi

http://www.realsteel.co.uk/section9.pdf

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 26th June 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Recommendation valve cover gasket

http://www.realsteel.co.uk/section9.pdf

And another set on same site

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 26th June 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Recommendation valve cover gasket

http://www.realsteel.co.uk/section2b.pdf

Page S2/39

£44 and in the UK

Ian
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 26th June 2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Gt40 p/2000

Great photograph.

And a good looking car

Ian
Forum: The Paddock 23rd June 2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Cobra With All Alum. Body and a Surprise . . .

Robert
Did you see Jim’s GT40?
http://speednation.com.au/rock-star-ford-gt40/

Full build on this site
Roaring Forties 105...
Forum: All GT40 22nd June 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,904
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: New gt40 orders

Here you go a timing slip for my car.
DAX
Tyres road going Khumo ecsta
Engine 3900 Rover V8 base that will do 256hp at 7000.
Fuel standard UK unleaded
Me totally overweight
All tools, lunch...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd June 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,592
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Jim Clark: The Quiet Champion

Another video that shows how great Jim was
Remembering Jim Clark and his Lotus 43 | DriveTribe...
Forum: The Paddock 21st June 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend!

Doug and Chris

Yes the tails have been around a number of years.
They were almost banned a while back as when the car does get sideways the tail acts as a wind stop and causes the sliding wheels...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 20th June 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Hello to members!

Welcome Ben

Your dates seem a bit out!
1971 would put the car in the original car territory but a registration starting K puts it as 1991 era which was a big production time for Tornado, DAX,...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 17th June 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Lancia 037 recreation

That looks like a lot of gearbox for Eur200.
Sounds interesting and I hope it works for your application

Ian
Forum: The Paddock 16th June 2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend!

Watch 24h Le Mans LIVE Stream Powered by Motul: The Race - YouTube (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-kdXLrCHQyU#fauxfullscreen)

Also live on you tube
Ian
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 15th June 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Hello from Orange County, CA

https://www.ramliftpro.com/shop

If you work on cars do it yourself!

Welcome to the madhouse.

Ian
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 15th June 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: IVA pass NW MDA!

Comgratulations.
I remember that feeling and smile that made my face hurt!

Ian
Forum: The Paddock 14th June 2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: p2285 UFO and Playmates . . .

Actually was a bit of a fluke!
I was on the mailing list of a theatre group.
Got an e mail saying the show was starting on xxxxxx date and as a subscriber I could get discount tickets. So I booked...
Forum: All GT40 14th June 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,904
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: New gt40 orders

50 years back the average car had a 1000 to 2000 mile service interval.
People learned how to change the oil, set the points, clean and set plugs, tension the fan belt and check water levels.
...
Forum: The Paddock 13th June 2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: p2285 UFO and Playmates . . .

I lave that album.
Actually went to opening night of the show in the London Theatre where Jeff Wayne conducted the proceedings that day and having the rock band and full orchestra playing at the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 10th June 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: steering wheel

GT40 OEM - Moto-Lita (https://www.moto-lita.co.uk/steering-wheels/gt40-oem/)
Forum: All GT40 10th June 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,099
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Anyone having issues with GT Forte?

Hi JP
Correct if you are referring to VAT, which normally requires a quarterly 4 per year filing of returns detailing sales revenue.
However a company has to be registered with companies house, so...
Forum: All GT40 10th June 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,099
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Anyone having issues with GT Forte?

That is the official UK company house website, any registered company has to file returns and accounts.
That named company has been dissolved (closed)
He is the director of another company that is...
Forum: The Paddock 10th June 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Sea Plane With A Difference . . .

The Ruskies made a big one a few years back!

What happened to the Ekranoplan? - The Caspian Sea Monster - YouTube (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=x22nVFTd8nI#fauxfullscreen)

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 7th June 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: #1032 @ le mans

High speed tape as used in the aviation industry. Would be my guess.

Speed tape - Wikipedia (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_tape)



Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 5th June 2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: power

Will the transmission fit under the bodywork?
I have read they are too long and hang out the back.

Ian
Forum: The Paddock 4th June 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,880
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

Well said Nick

I would keep the paddock in about the format it is, and move the devisive threads, like Politics, Guns, religion into the password protected section.

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 4th June 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Purple GT40s

I was fairly sure there was one done in Cadbury purple the original
Colour not the Hershey one

Then there is also the purple from silk cut as used on the le
Mans Jaguar

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 3rd June 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: dyno power loss

Will it fit?

I think they are too long to fit inside the bodywork.

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 3rd June 2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: cooling

As thick a radiator as possible probably 5 core pipes thick. (3 to 3.5 inches) And as many core pipes and fins per inch as you can get!

A single deep nostril panel to allow as much air through as...
Forum: All GT40 26th May 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By IanAnderson
A different iteration of the GT40?

Would this ever be considered on the GT?

The question would be ....... Why??

Ian
Forum: The Paddock 26th May 2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Happy Birthday.

Many happy returns
And many more
Ian
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 24th May 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Pim from Holland

Welcome Pim

I for one would like to see about your project.start a thread in wings wheels and keels at the bottom of the home page.

Ask questions and you will be amazed what this forum can...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd May 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,369
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Calling Old Members

Great to hear about your project, Jim

When you went so quiet I thought you had given it all up.

Will have a look at your face book

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 22nd May 2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,000
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Radiator Vent Line

While you are at it.

Fit a bleed down tap to drain the radiator and pipes.

At some time in the future you will want to maintain a water pump, hose or something and having to release the fluid...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 21st May 2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Bear claw - 1 click or 2?

From this side of the pond has to be two clicks

And when latched the bearclaw must not be able to lift off the latching pin

Ian
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 20th May 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,000
Posted By IanAnderson
Re: Radiator Vent Line

Have a look at this picture
http://www.gt40s.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=30801&d=1215116428

My radiator and in the same location a bleed hole, fitted with a Allan he’d grub screw.
...
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