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Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th September 2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Fuel System Reconfiguration

Hi Mike,
Short of dismantling and re-engineering your system to a reservoir tank to feed the carbs I don't see why your idea can't work with one critical caveat. The Weber's float bowl valve...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 5th September 2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Fuel Cell Removal

Good suggestion Rick. I'll do a full service on the front suspension but first the removal of the cell. I was hoping the filler hose access was through the plastic closure plugs as you recommend but...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 4th September 2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Fuel Cell Removal

Thanks a million Rick.

I've never had to confirm until now but my "R" was advertised and sold as FIA FT3 fuel cells.

Inspection with the front sponson cover off, appears a cell inserted in an...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 4th September 2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By aladinsane
Fuel Cell Removal

Any threads here on procedure to 'remove & replace' a fuel cell bladder. All I can find (search) is it's necessary to remove front suspension and remove from sponson through front wheel well cover....
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 16th June 2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,490
Posted By aladinsane
Re: p2348

are you opposed to mounting battery in the passenger foot well? No particular issues in my car other than immediate access.
Forum: All GT40 2nd June 2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 55,761
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Something is missing

Audio Mike or they don't exist :pepper:
Forum: Original GT40s 30th May 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,823
Posted By aladinsane
Re: P1109, horror!!

Way to steer that one Rick.....
Forum: All GT40 3rd March 2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 55,761
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Something is missing

Mike,

Knowing your fellow GT40 brethren admire and desire fine auto jeweler as you do, I know you're not so selfish that you would make only one set of those beautiful billet knockoff's so we're...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th January 2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By aladinsane
Re: SHOCKS Question

Oliver, I would be hesitant to recommend since I installed on my Tornado not my SPF. QA1 had a pretty responsive customer service that help me get the correct shock, contact them.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th January 2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By aladinsane
Re: SHOCKS Question

^what John said. I too have had real good results with the QA1's.
Forum: The Race Track 7th January 2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,376
Posted By aladinsane
Re: A 917, a Head of State and machine pistols

Great thread. Certainly reminds us again how special the men of this era were.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th November 2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,290
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Hydraulic Release Bearing Problem

I'm not familiar with QM so this may not apply here but in my experience with Tilton's "concentric hydraulic t\o bearings" a pedal stop is critical. If the pedal extends the t\o too much is blows...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 1st November 2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,975
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Changing pedal location

To my dismay, the correct pedal position for me puts the pedal fulcrum shaft right on top of the chassis cross-section. As described above, the pedal box can move fore and aft but due to the pedal...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 26th September 2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,031
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Perspective

Amen:thumbsup:
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 22nd September 2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,031
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Perspective

Kinda like seeing a movie star in real life, seeing them on the big screen your view of them is bigger than life yet surprisingly normal in person......the GT40's history is 'bigger that life' and...
Forum: All GT40 21st September 2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Peter Thorp Tells the MkV Story

Love the information Bob. It's amazing how the legacy of these cars continues to grow and it's wonderful history still living and breathing. It's no wonder the GT40 stirs such emotion.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 16th September 2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Oil pressure

My dry sump pump has an adjusting allen bolt with a lock nut, increase\decrease direction indicated on housing or manual. At temperature mine sits around mid 40s at idle but increases to 60 upon...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 15th September 2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,632
Posted By aladinsane
Re: CAV or ERA GT40 Mk1 wanted

You might call these guys a PI Motorsports, last I heard they have a CAV or two which have been in their inventory for years and they don't actively advertise. Couldn't hurt.

Panteras For Sale,...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th September 2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,490
Posted By aladinsane
Re: p2348

Great color and nice contrasting stripes, like the wider stripes vs the narrow usually applied by SPF. Love the gum balls painted and wrapped at the gaps.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 15th August 2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,157
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Fender mounted mirrors

What Mike D says may sound like he's joking but he's not. You'll find with any mirror you end up relying on them only to confirm you've timed your "pass" correctly. You're spacial awareness becomes...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 26th July 2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,874
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Cost of Paint and Body Work?

A good quality repaint I had done under 20k. An outstanding show quality, glasurit primer and paint, I paid 30k not including body fitment.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 13th July 2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By aladinsane
Re: SBF headers

Mike, I think I have a set in storage. Call me 9 zero 9 228 zero 9 six 3

Tim
Forum: Superformance GT40s 4th July 2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Brake Hats

I was on the phone with Wilwood a few years back requesting a matching set of SPF brakes for another project and they told me they couldn't give that information out because it was SPF specific and I...
Forum: All GT40 27th June 2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,652
Posted By aladinsane
Forum: The Garage Sale 15th June 2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 295 Avons

Arrived yesterday, thanks Mike.

great seller, performed as promised.
Forum: The Garage Sale 7th June 2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 295 Avons

Hi Dave,

I was just informed by Mike that he had a prior buyer that may not come through and I confirmed I will purchase them in that event.

Tim
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd June 2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 6 Point Harness\Sub Belt Location

Thanks for that information Bill, the correct mounting positions are well documented as you point out.

I'm looking for examples of where, in fact, SPF guys are positioning their sub-belts. As...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd June 2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 6 Point Harness\Sub Belt Location

So Terry,

there is another thinner plate on the underside of the chassis? The two plates sandwich the chassis floor?
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd June 2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 6 Point Harness\Sub Belt Location

Terry,

Thanks for the clarification using pictures. Does the split block have clamping pressure on the belt fabric therefore securing the belt from moving or is it wrapped in a manner not to...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd June 2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 6 Point Harness\Sub Belt Location

Terry, when you get a chance post pics so I get a better idea of your description.

Thanks, Tim
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd June 2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 6 Point Harness\Sub Belt Location

Bump, any suggestions?
Forum: The Garage Sale 3rd June 2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 295 Avons

Mike,

I'll take those worn out carcass' :thumbsup: How old are they?

Tim
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 31st March 2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By aladinsane
Re: US - WTB Superformance GT40 MKI

Gabe,

http://www.gt40s.com/forum/gt40-cars-sale/47890-1965-era-ford-gt40-2066-a.html

In case you missed this, it's a great deal and in your price range. I was tempted to buy this myself.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 16th March 2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Wanted: Floor Jack Cross Beam

I've sketched one out I'm going to fabricate in the coming weeks. I'll post here when it's done.
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 11th March 2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,847
Posted By aladinsane
Re: WTD : GT40 side windows

Have you tried: Cushman Competition (http://www.cushmancompetition.com/GT40.htm)
Forum: The Garage Sale 11th March 2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,284
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 996 GT3 cup transmission

Adam, might I suggest, in addition to your ad here on GT40S you might try placing an ad here:
Porsche Cup Cars - Rennlist Discussion Forums (http://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-cup-cars-151/)
...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 11th March 2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,825
Posted By aladinsane
Re: GT40 at Willowsprings

No disrespect, your GT40 looks great in the video, but a GT3 in capable hands will not be "in the dust" and Olsen, if he wants, puts lap times in 996 GT3 Cup car territory with his '72RSR!

In...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 7th March 2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,663
Posted By aladinsane
R&t gt40

A 1965 Ford GT40 On a Wet Track Is a Scary Beast (http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/classic-cars/videos/a28391/a-1965-ford-gt40-on-a-wet-track-is-a-scary-beast/)
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd March 2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,818
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Maintenance

I have not had my half shafts off yet so I ask in curiosity, why can't the outer CV remain in tact, and from the inboard side of the shaft, the outer boot be slipped on first then the inner boot?
Forum: All GT40 3rd March 2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,693
Posted By aladinsane
Re: What kit is this one?

The description identifies the use of a ZF trans like was used in 930 Porsche. I did not know that, learn something new every day!
Forum: Superformance GT40s 12th February 2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,683
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 1965 spf gt40 sold

That's my sentiment too Mike! That’s because we’re smitten and have an emotional attachment to the damn thing. Looking at in sit in ‘my’ garage is much more appealing than looking at six figures on...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 10th February 2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,022
Posted By aladinsane
Re: GTD brake upgrade

One small suggestion if I may, I upgraded my original Tornado issue breaks to Willwood and if I were to do it over again I would opt for 4 pot calipers instead of 6 pot. Both function and fitment...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 14th January 2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,875
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Superformance GT40 Wiring Diagrams

Received my wiring diagram today, promptly and a very well laid out professional schematic. Greek to me but at least any pro will be glad to reference it when necessary. Thanks Blas

Tim
Forum: Original GT40s 13th January 2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,945
Posted By aladinsane
Re: What color is "Shelby Blue"?

Pat, according to SPF order sheet this is "Gaurdsman Blue". On another SPF document I have it's identified as "Shelby Gaurdsman Blue" so go figure. Now, when I wanted to match the paint my research...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 11th January 2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Ride Height

Sean, I don't know about the ride height but those two dudes eyeballing your car are priceless!

"Ya know Earl, I've seen some ass in my time but what'ya have to say about this one?"
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 5th January 2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Brake Line Pressure(s)

Keith, I'm not sure what would be typical because a lot of variables at play, i.e. M\C size, line size, bias settings, boosters vs non, pedal length, ect. Here are my readings, non-boosted and...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 23rd December 2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,458
Posted By aladinsane
Re: SPF GT 40 Air Conditioning

^ what Dave suggest ^

I've done the windshield on a couple of my cars and love the results. I went with a light tint on the 40 and was truly amazed at the noticeable difference. For example,...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 23rd December 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,920
Posted By aladinsane
Re: 930 to G50/50

Steve,

You could eliminate the slave cylinder and use an internal hydraulic release bearing. I'm kinda curious what flywheel you're using and starter (engine mount or trans mount)?

Tim
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 8th December 2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,702
Posted By aladinsane
Re: FORD GT steering wheel emblem

I'm real happy with the one I bought from GT40 Gold Parts
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 1st December 2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,137
Posted By aladinsane
Re: Rick's RCR GT40

Rick, what will you be using for insulation on the bulkhead panel behind the seats\in front of motor? This TempShield?
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