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Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 6th April 2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

“Nord Stern PCA Event” on July 24-26.

If you have never drove one of these, now is your chance. :)
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 6th April 2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

Lambo is gone Randy, after 24 years of owning it, it was time to say goodbye. I love the MAC has similar acceleration of my old GT40 but the tires don't spin. :) Randy I'll be in MN this July with...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 5th April 2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

Sorry I haven't seen your posts and thank you all! For many years this community has given me a great deal of happiness and good advise, I consider you all friends.

Just to let you know it was 32...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 1st April 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2FkaJsDWlw&feature=em-upload_owner
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 1st April 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By P2164
Re: Ferrari Mondial 3.2 Cabriolet

I had an 85 coupe, my wife love the car BUT as Jim said they have had electrical problems, the main panel is under the front bonnet if I can remember and if the lid doesn't seal correctly or if the...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 27th March 2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

Yes sir! Thats the only reason I'm getting one!:thumbsup:
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 26th March 2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

You know as well as anyone Cliff, your only on this plant for a short period of time so make the best of it. The GT40 was the most powerful car I've ever owned or been in, the lines of the car are...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 26th March 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

Ha Bill, same HP but with electronic traction control, cruise control, and heated seats PLUS has 2 cup holders. Call me a p-----y but my old butt needs a change of pace.

Rick my wife said to...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 26th March 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

If all goes well I'll be driving this home in a couple days.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 24th March 2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,658
Posted By P2164
Re: SPF GT40 MKI P2164 for sale

Thanks Bill it sold several months ago and now resides in the Black Forest of Germany. I wish Canada had different views of importation of cars for all our Canadian brothers it seems to be a problem...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 20th March 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

I test drove a 2012 MP4-12c with 3800 miles on it a few weekends ago, it was amazing is all I can say and seems to be almost bullet proof. Sort of felt like driving a lexus IS300 around Dallas in...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 5th March 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

Thank You! I've heard enough to make an appointment with Mclaren of Dallas for a test drive and review 2 weeks ago, unfortunately the weather has not agreed with my plans but if at all possible a...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 20th February 2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Re: Mclaren mp4-12c

I would be afriad of working with broken carbon fiber, I can twist a wrench but don't know squat about body work. :)

Bob my plan was to go to Dallas this weekend and drive one at Mclaren of...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th February 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By P2164
Mclaren mp4-12c

Has anyone here on the forum driven one and what is your opinion if you have? If you own one what problems have you had? Comments on performance, maintenance, comfort or anything you like or dislike...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 25th January 2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,334
Posted By P2164
Re: Why Ferrari engineers don't like turbos

Turbos have come a long way, they have variable vane turbos that act like a supercharger, they also have self contained turbos which eliminate the need for oiling system. There are limitations but...
Forum: All GT40 13th January 2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,743
Posted By P2164
Re: It's Official - New GT

I'd take one in a heart beat, I've really admired the MP4-12 and watched the prices come down in the last couple years on used cars.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 7th January 2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By P2164
Re: With or without A/C

In a at temps above 65 F its a must, now if there was a way to remove the windows to get more air though the cab and you might survive. :)
Forum: The Race Track 27th November 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By P2164
Re: The unloved 456 Ferrari

Yes there is a new improved mount they use in the 575 but they fail too, I have the 575 mounts but also ordered mounts that fit the enzo, looking at the pictures they look the same but the 575 are...
Forum: The Race Track 27th November 2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By P2164
Re: The unloved 456 Ferrari

Thanks Jim and Jeff, I was looking at 3 cars when I bought it, 456, 550, 575 but couldn't pass up the bargain of the 456 although I like the looks of the other 2 better. I ordered a modern stereo...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 18th November 2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,101
Posted By P2164
Re: P2304

Dave I had Dennis put one on my car also, its a paint saver, he also put it around the fuel fillers.
Forum: The Race Track 17th November 2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By P2164
Re: The unloved 456 Ferrari

Not sure why they don't hold their value a little more but you can find many of them in the $30k-40k range. Like all other Ferrari's they have problems that need to be addressed but if you can work...
Forum: The Race Track 17th November 2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By P2164
Re: The unloved 456 Ferrari

The wife is very happy, but now I can hear her while driving down the road. :) I guess one trade off for another. Ha! Took off the first stage of mufflers and ran straight pipes, its gives it a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 17th November 2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By P2164
Re: Looking to buy an MK1

Welcome Ryan, you'll be right at home here.
Forum: The Race Track 17th November 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By P2164
The unloved 456 Ferrari

After much debate I choose to purchase a 1999 Ferrari 456M GTA, I narrowed the possibilities to the 456M just because of price, they are giving them away compared to what they where new. It was...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 17th November 2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,492
Posted By P2164
Re: Spf 2317

I have always like the look of wires and on a MK1 it will be stunning, sounds like you got a perfect package.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 15th November 2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,658
Posted By P2164
Re: SPF GT40 MKI P2164 for sale

Sold, heading across the sea to Germany.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 19th October 2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By P2164
Re: Shops in the Thousand Oaks / Ventura County Area?

Tell your friend if he buys the right car he doesn't need a shop. :)
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 13th October 2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,681
Posted By P2164
Re: Gonna do it. Lotus Esprit SBF.

LS motor! Make a real cruiser out of it, drive by wire, traction control, cruise control, and LS will be, light, reliable, and cost effective. Great car for open road racing or go to dinner.
Forum: The Race Track 2nd October 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By P2164
Re: Jacket from Mario

Yea I get what you mean Jim. :stunned:

If I ever see Howard again I might let him try it on. :)

Thanks Keith for putting this where it belongs.
Forum: The Race Track 1st October 2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By P2164
Re: Jacket from Mario

Thanks Jimmy! I was waiting for someone to say something, I guess I'm just a little proud to have that jacket, (haven't gotten it yet) I'm rubbing it in a little I guess but I sure wish I was there....
Forum: The Race Track 1st October 2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By P2164
Jacket from Mario

We have a home in Norcal as my family is still there and on my last visit got to spend some time with my nephew who has a transportation company in the wine country, hes a member of a wine makers...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 26th September 2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,387
Posted By P2164
Re: Ammeter burning up?

Couldn't agree more, I have a 200 amp alternator, with the electric water pump, fans, heater pump, msd dis, efi computer its necessary.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 17th September 2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,031
Posted By P2164
Re: Mid-engine vette?

If they make a mid engine vette I want to be first on the list to own one, I know you can't beat what they have but just can't push myself to buy the new vette and become one of the million other...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 8th September 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,415
Posted By P2164
Re: Ferrari 348 motor - front engine / RWD conversion

I'm watching this on ferrarilife also, glad your back to the project.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 4th September 2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By P2164
Re: Dino Competizione at Pebble

Great video and truth to your comments, cars have wheels for a reason.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 4th September 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By P2164
Re: Speaking of hot wires...

Richard if you look at the back of the switch and see that the wires have started to turn brown due to heat, this needs to be addressed, asap. The wires coming off the blower motors are larger than...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd September 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By P2164
Re: Speaking of hot wires...

Its never hot and humid here in Arkansas. :laugh::laugh:
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd September 2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,387
Posted By P2164
Re: Ammeter burning up?

If you look at the wiring in the early SPF cars you wonder what where they thinking or drinking when they designed the wiring. If you follow the power wires they go from the back to the front then...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd September 2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By P2164
Re: Speaking of hot wires...

There are two blower motors, the wires feeding them are not big enough to handle the amount of current required to operate on high (IMHO), the blower switch itself can't handle that amount of current...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd September 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 31,525
Posted By P2164
Forum: Superformance GT40s 19th August 2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,079
Posted By P2164
Re: Monterey 2014

Sorry I didn't make it, it was the plan but it didn't happen.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th August 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,079
Posted By P2164
Re: Monterey 2014

Thank you Jim, thats a kind offer. See you Thursday at the Cantina.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th August 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,079
Posted By P2164
Re: Monterey 2014

I'm looking for a room or bed, Thursday and Friday night, have cash if you have either.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 6th August 2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,658
Posted By P2164
Re: SPF GT40 MKI P2164 for sale

Yes sir it will be great!
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 3rd August 2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,658
Posted By P2164
Re: SPF GT40 MKI P2164 for sale

My car is still for sale, I will be in Monterey at Baha Cantina on the 14th if anyone wants to discuss the car.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 3rd August 2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By P2164
Re: P2161 this morning

Excellent!!!
Forum: Superformance GT40s 23rd July 2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,079
Posted By P2164
Re: Monterey 2014

Thats what I thought 12 years ago. :shocked: I'll show up at the cantina about 2-3 to get a parking place, if your going to be looking for a parking place with your car show up early.

I'll be...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 23rd July 2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,079
Posted By P2164
Re: Monterey 2014

I might show up in my TR6 but the GT40 is in Arkansas. Been in Norcal since Saturday working on our money pit.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 14th July 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,253
Posted By P2164
Re: Sprocket hubs failure

Good info Dave, these bearing failures are hit and miss, I check mine frequently and haven't found any slop in them yet (13k miles) but know 2 other guys who have 1 with less miles, and 1 with over...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th June 2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,101
Posted By P2164
Re: P2304

Dang that's fast.
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