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Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 18th April 2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,370
Posted By Andre40
Re: Roaring Forties agents UK and USA

Hi Bernie,

I like your writing style, itís clear, concise and rational. Thank you also for your supportive post.

Once again I might be putting my neck in a noose by expressing my opinion but...
Forum: The Paddock 17th April 2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Andre40
Two Blondes

Hi All,

Perhaps we need some light relief!

Cape Town recently suffered a spate of power failures due to some technical problems at out local nuclear power station.

A blonde says to her...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 15th April 2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

I've done my best to explain the situation.

People will always view issues differently.

I leave it to forum members to be judge and jury.

This whole RF saga has been of no benefit to me...
Forum: All GT40 15th April 2006, 05:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi All,

I've just had another look at the 1963 Le Mans start pic. The Lola MK6 was the second car built.

Behind the MOTUL sign against the retaining wall behind it was black sign with gold...
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi Rob,

I think it best that I reply to you on that one privately, but no, I was never personally involved with building Allenís new car.

I've posted the 1963 Le Mans start pic before but...
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Sorry, the pic didn't attach. Here goes again.
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Thanks Rob,

Here's an article on Allen's Lola MK6. If one looks at the windscreen one can clearly see the beginnings of the GT40.

Note Tony Maggs's autograph.
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

A great pic showing Allen in the lead at the Santa Barbara Road Races in 1963. Page 65
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 06:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

A much younger Allen Grant in 1963 with his racing Cobra. The colour scheme was created by his buddy, George Lucas. The pic is on page 64 of Bob's fantastic book.

I sent George an E-Mail with the...
Forum: All GT40 14th April 2006, 06:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi Dan,

I like where you live, New Slough, same as (old) Slough where the original GT40s and Lolas were built.

Huge learning curve ahead, You bet, never ends, how about the RF saga for me!
Old...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 13th April 2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

Oliver,

You are stirring the pot again and yes, you are way off the mark!

Please read all my reports again and then read them as one and then you will realise exactly what the situation is.
...
Forum: All GT40 13th April 2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi DMatt,

It is the same car. Shortly after it was filmed in Cape Town it was taken back to Port Elizabeth where the engine was removed. It was then to shipped to Dennis Olthoff the Superformance...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 13th April 2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

Hi Keith,


What an entangled web!

I'll get some advice from my learned accounting and legal friends and will then respond.

What's happened to Simon Osbourne. I believe he went back to the...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 13th April 2006, 06:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

Hi Ian, Keith, Rob and Ron,

The suggested purchase of Ďall the shareholdersí of CAMCO Ď by Robert Logan must have been another pipe dream. With what money? The Joint RF/CAMCO wasnít even...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 11th April 2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other pos

Hi David Morton, Mike Dozier, Mitch D, Oliver, Pete, Rick, Tim Kay thank you for your kind words.

We are now sailing into calmer waters and the way forward could be good! More to come.

Oliver,...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 9th April 2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other posts

Hi Ben,

After my rant I'll continue to be positive. Even now after a blast from my accountant friend this morning I still believe that there could be a light at the end of the tunnel.

In...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 9th April 2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other posts

Hi Ron, Oliver and others who donít want to understand my explanation,

Iíll try to explain it all over in simple terms in the hope that youíll now comprehend:

1. APART FROM HAVING BEEN...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 9th April 2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other posts

Hi Mitch,

Itís Sunday, 11.50 AM South African time.

Iíve just returned home from a lengthy meeting with my accountant friend who gave me a severe reprimand for going public with my proposed...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 9th April 2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other posts

Hi Mitch,

Please understand that I was in an extremely difficult position and in fact for a short while I got myself embroiled in a situation in which I made, I believe, a major contribution as...
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:37 PM
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Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:29 PM
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Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:14 PM
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Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Ooops, that's a great big lie! That's Jim Glickenhaus's Lola T70! Try again for the press!
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Ex-General Motors 1300 ton press. This is the baby that pressed out the roof sections.
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Fibreglass production moulds storage
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi-Tech Automotive, aerial view
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Thanks Rick,

You sure know the business!!

I visited Brian Angliss in November 1991 at his factory in Brooklands Business Park. What an amazing setting!!

His factory was so close to a...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 8th April 2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,087
Posted By Andre40
Re: RF Situation - A bit of information related to other posts

Hi all those involved with the RF problem,

First of all congratulations, Trevor, for a most concise and professional summary.

Secondly, I could now be putting my neck in a noose by involving...
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 06:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

The Cape Town team in December 2003 with the monocoque and body unit, ready for sending to Port Elizabeth.
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 05:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 05:56 AM
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Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

The roof/A and B post centre section is in fibreglass. The press tools for that section were subsequently made by Hi-Tech Automotive in Port Elizabeth and as I said before - MEGA BUCKS!
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 05:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi All,

The following pics of the Superformance monocoque were posted a long time ago. In the meantime as many new members have joined Iím sure they would have missed out and Iím repeating.

As...
Forum: All GT40 8th April 2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi Steve,

I should have added that the reason for the late post was that in the first week of February I E-mailed Tiff to get his permission to post the pics but being no doubt a busy guy he never...
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi Steve,

Yes, I took the pics with my 35 year old, steam driven Nikkormat camera. Great quality lens but perhaps you should remind me of the digital era!

You see I got Tiff to grin and smile....
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi Rob,

Missed your post. It kinda slipped in. Will double check on Monday and report.

Hi Keith,

Your comment 'worth the wait' is most appropriate. I wonder how many people out there...
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 12:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Hi Bill and Keith,

The way I understand it is that the chassis numbers of Jimmy's cars will pick up from the last car built back in the mid-1960s, ie 'continuation.'

I believe that the same...
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 11:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

Of course Tiff should a grin on his face. He's just completed a few laps of the Killarney circuit in a Superformance GT40!
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Forum: All GT40 7th April 2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,084
Posted By Andre40
Re: Tiff Needell and the Superformance GT40 Mk11

A view often seen by the works Ferrari drivers!
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