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Forum: All GT40 1st February 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Auction: J12

Ben, I'll be at the auction....want me to place a bid for you? :thumbsup:
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 22nd January 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 54,153
Posted By tractorboy
Re: KCC Restoration

Coming along nicely. Still enjoy seeing this project being completed. Continued success to all those involved.
Forum: All GT40 16th January 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Another of the Greats Gone - RIP Dan Gurney

Met Dan Gurney at Amelia Island....he was always willing to give anyone his time and he could light up a room when he smiled. A true loss of a great man in Motorsport.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 16th January 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Regards from Holland

One of my favorite cars....Alpine A 310 GT.... great color and love the extra rally lights.

Very tasty car indeed!
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 8th January 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Spa-Francorchamps Trackday

Great Video with intoxicating sounds. Thanks for posting Paul.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 5th January 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,679
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Superformance GT-40 Mk.II P2221

That car sounds like a GT40 should....wicked and mean. Great vids.
Forum: All GT40 2nd January 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,954
Posted By tractorboy
Re: CAV history -- the real story!

John, I think I mentioned to you its my understanding you own the first CAV (#82) built by Jean after he took over. Lucky you!
Forum: All GT40 2nd January 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,954
Posted By tractorboy
Re: CAV history -- the real story!

I visited the CAV factory a few years back and met both Jordi and Jean. At the time it appears Jordi had scaled the operation back into a smaller building where a small team kept the flame alive. ...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 29th December 2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Jim Pace - two laps in a 1966 GT40 MKII onboard at VIR

Really enjoyed watching a 40 being driven hard by a pro. The commentary added to my enjoyment as well. He did all he could to give insight to what its like to drive at speed right down to "take a...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 29th December 2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By tractorboy
Re: The sound of GT40's and Cobra's In The Morning!

Woke me up during my P.M. lull!! Thanks.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 19th December 2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By tractorboy
Nice film of the gt 40 at spa

Thought everyone might enjoy this short film of the JD Classics GT 40 entry at Spa. Some lovely shots of the car sliding through the corners with Bruce Mclaren adding some period commentary. You...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 19th December 2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Garage Update

Great looking place to spend time. Clean and well lit but boy does the 40 look tiny next to that truck!
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 26th October 2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 813
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P/1088

Very nice. Thanks for posting.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 26th October 2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 38,409
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Widebody RCR40

Damn fine looking truck! Bodes well for the upcoming build.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 20th October 2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By tractorboy
Re: A Scary Photo

Fully agree with scary photo. But taking a positive outlook....rather in that position then in the tire! Those are some sticky tires though.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 20th October 2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By tractorboy
Re: 1030 Article

Very nice!
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 19th October 2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,430
Posted By tractorboy
Re: For sale 2 CAVs GTs $110,000 AUD for both

Yes...at current exchange rates looks like about $87K. Certainly a deal! Pics would be nice and certainly help the sale.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 13th October 2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 54,153
Posted By tractorboy
Re: KCC Restoration

Very happy to see this project back on! Life does get in the way at times but persistence pays. This car will be a great achievement once completed and one that all involved should be proud of.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 2nd October 2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,165
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Mike's drb #41 build

Very nice! You should be very happy and proud. Nice looking car with a great stance.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 2nd October 2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 94,879
Posted By tractorboy
Re: SouthernGT No6

Great stuff Nick. Well done mate. More pics (with beaming faces!) when you can.
Forum: The Race Track 25th September 2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,791
Posted By tractorboy
Re: The Spa "Six Hour" race meeting

Graham, Loved the footnotes and those pics do tell a tale. Glad you and your stunning 917 survived unscathed. I could look at the car all day. Shame about your mates GT40.

If I could ask...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 18th September 2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 126,528
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Tornado TS40 #875

Lets face it lads there are few cars that can match the looks of the GT 40. It stands alone in any company. This pic, even "smashed" proves that point. A timeless design.
Forum: All GT40 31st August 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Houston TX forum member, I can help

HOWARD, you sir, are a HERO! I've always said there are some truly great people on this site and this simply reiterates that point.

I take it you endured no such flooding? My best to you...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 31st August 2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Pics from Rest and Be Thankful 2017

Great pics and a great looking group having lots of fun.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 28th August 2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Can you name these cars at

In the first two pics I've seen the car before but old age prevents me from recalling its make, in the 3rd photo looks like a Gordon Keeble (the famous turtle badge!) and the Yellow car is a Piper.
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Forum: Original GT40s 28th August 2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 184,207
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P1001

Andrew, as I said to you years ago, your car will be a bit like "Frankenstein" but let me say Frankenstein never looked as good or sounded as sweet as your little monster. Perfection.....and Its...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 28th August 2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Hateful 8, a hard won '40 for an FNG

That is a stunner! Love the paint scheme and the tip of the hat to one of my favorite characters of motor-sport....Guy Martin!

Enjoy her and safe travels.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 14th August 2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,773
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Audi 016 help please

Robin, if you have no luck I have an 016 sitting in my garage that came out of my CAV when switching over to the O1E. PM me if interested.
Forum: All GT40 9th August 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,229
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Stolen GT40 Jalopnik article

Race, I'm sorry to hear of your issues. I met Jordi while in SA shortly after he took over CAV. I'm sure there is a a lot more to your story. I hope it all works out.
Forum: All GT40 7th August 2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,229
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Stolen GT40 Jalopnik article

Steve, it goes without saying that as a former CAV owner (of a Belgian yellow car too!) I can't imagine your shock and horror when seeing the car missing. Like others I'm very happy to hear the car...
Forum: Original GT40s 3rd August 2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 184,207
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P1001

Well done to all involved in bringing this "bits n pieces" GT 40 to life. Superb looking car and she sounds sweet. Keep us posted once she arrives. Looking forward to seeing and hearing more...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 31st July 2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 136,961
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Mark's GT-R Build

Mark I can attest to the delightful gated shifter in the Audi as my R8 is sublime and the sound of the click - clack going from gear to gear is truly enjoyable. Keep us posted. Very nice piece...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th July 2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,594
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Installation of Jenveys with Emerald ECU on my 302

Continued success Dave. She's coming along nicely. Looking forward to seeing more pics.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th July 2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 34,433
Posted By tractorboy
Re: CAV #180 Factory Roller

Well done Bill! Post some photos please.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 23rd June 2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,352
Posted By tractorboy
Gt 40 looking good!

Old School Ford GT40 DESTROYS a Hellcat…Hell Yeah! - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItLJoKTfWPw)
Forum: Original GT40s 20th June 2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 184,207
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P1001

Love the photos Andrew....keep them coming. What a car! The photo of the rear really shows the unique details of P1042. I assume the door is opened via a pull string not seen in the photo as I...
Forum: Original GT40s 15th June 2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 184,207
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P1001

Simply Stunning. Enjoy her Andrew. Would love to hear her too.
Forum: The Paddock 12th June 2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,282
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Custom car 1979

Very interesting and enjoyable read. Laughable money paid in today's world but certainly not at the time.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 12th June 2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 87,268
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Jim, it must be like selling a child. It can't be easy for you. As others have said its a great piece of art and truly one of a kind. Its my favorite replica GT 40 on this site and if I had the...
Forum: All GT40 2nd June 2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,815
Posted By tractorboy
Re: 1967 GT40 Mk4

Doug, You can take Mr. G's response to the bank because if he doesn't know the answer then no one does when it comes to the J series MK IV's!
Forum: Original GT40s 25th May 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 184,207
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P1001

Can wait to see your smile when you park your bum in the seat. Marvelous!
Forum: All GT40 22nd May 2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,122
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Receiving the order kit for the new Ford GT

Exactly my point Doug. So , looking at the examples in the kit and having the ability to put whatever colors you want on "your" car would you go with something way out or middle of the road? I...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 22nd May 2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 47,686
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Part 2 of Don's Mk IV Build

Stunning work. You must be very proud.
Forum: All GT40 22nd May 2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,122
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Receiving the order kit for the new Ford GT

Pat, a great find and a very interesting video. Certainly a glimpse in to how the other half lives. Thanks for posting.

I have to wonder with the knowledge investors have today of...
Forum: The Race Track 17th May 2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,682
Posted By tractorboy
Re: The season gets started.

Graham, I'm sure I'm one of many hoping you get the photo uploaded for us all to see as the 917 is one of the most photogenic cars ever made. The pic in post #8 is a classic 917 "pose" right down to...
Forum: Original GT40s 10th May 2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 184,207
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P1001

Just so we're clear Andrew, I meant the "menacing sound" as a compliment. I can only imagine when the throttle is heavily applied it will scare the crap or "threaten" the ears of anyone close by...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 8th May 2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Spa
Views: 2,094
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Spa

Goose bump inducing in parts. Intoxicating sounds and its grand to see the drivers sliding the cars. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Original GT40s 8th May 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 184,207
Posted By tractorboy
Re: P1001

Menacing sounding motor. Won't be long now and you'll have her at "full chat!"

Well done Andrew.
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 28th April 2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,820
Posted By tractorboy
Re: J.W.E. Check List

Very cool find.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 26th April 2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,807
Posted By tractorboy
Re: Tour Optic 2000

3 great sounding cars, all so different, but you gotta love the sound of that GT 40. Mike, yours going to sound like that? I hope so.
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