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Forum: Original GT40s 20th March 2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,351
Posted By josvdp
Re: Finally seen the ghost

So the question to the forum is which car is it ?
Forum: Original GT40s 26th February 2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,409
Posted By josvdp
Re: Gt40 1013

Welcome Willie

The car was auctioned by Coys in November 1997 for £ 180 000 plus fees

At the same sale I was able to buy John Ketchell's portrait of the car which even to this day hangs above...
Forum: Original GT40s 12th January 2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By josvdp
Re: P 1000 w

Thanks
Forum: Original GT40s 11th January 2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By josvdp
Re: P 1000 w

Do you have full details of all the GT40s present eg drivers/chassis/numbers ? Thanks
Forum: Original GT40s 31st December 2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,054
Posted By josvdp
Re: What chassis number is this car?

Best guess is that its a Superformance replica with FIA papers

Also unanswered Goodwood Revival Chris Ward (http://www.gt40s.com/forum/original-gt40s/49010-goodwood-revival-chris-ward.html)
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 7th December 2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By josvdp
Re: bluetooth OBDII scanner and software?

Scanner looks like mine - just a basic thing from EBay or Amazon

Software - I found Torque(lite) worked well but EOBD (facile) slightly better and more able to cancel codes (its been a while...
Forum: Original GT40s 27th August 2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 189,257
Posted By josvdp
Re: P1001

A couple of months ago I checked in and road tests were beginning and now already its in the UK - fantastic - how exciting for you !
Forum: Original GT40s 18th August 2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,829
Posted By josvdp
Re: Little gem hiding

Looks like minimal (if any) progress in restoration over the past few years
Forum: Original GT40s 21st July 2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,882
Posted By josvdp
Re: Ronnie Spain..THE book

+ 1

It shows remarkable chutzpah to tell us in this thread that you've met but without an update !!!!
Forum: Original GT40s 14th July 2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,272
Posted By josvdp
Re: Which chassis number: GT40 at Legendary Motorcar?

Pick one of these from Le Mans 2012 http://www.gt40s.com/forum/375622-post8.html - age eligibility implicity was plateau 5 and 1080 did win the Angolan Championship (!) so give or take a change of...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 13th July 2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,020
Posted By josvdp
Wink Typical sight on the Streets of London

For those of you who are worrying about his parking permit I can confirm it was outside controlled hours !
Forum: Original GT40s 4th May 2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 189,257
Posted By josvdp
Thumbs up Re: P1001

Momentous day indeed - I'm sure we all look forward to its UK inauguration


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Forum: Original GT40s 13th January 2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,159
Posted By josvdp
Re: Which is the real M3/1101...?

2003 https://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/bonhams-butterfields-quail-lodge-15th-august-2003-preview yellow road car

It was then converted to the blue race car you saw

And now its back to...
Forum: Original GT40s 12th January 2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,159
Posted By josvdp
Re: Which is the real M3/1101...?

Post 14 answered - thanks
Forum: Original GT40s 11th December 2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,159
Posted By josvdp
Re: Which is the real M3/1101...?

Can anyone explain why JDClassics appear to be referring to this car back in Mk III format as XP130/1 not 1101 ? JD Classics (http://www.jdclassics.co.uk/ford-gt40-mkiii-prototype.asp)
Forum: All GT40 20th October 2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,851
Posted By josvdp
New film: The 24 Hour War

Coming soon http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/independent/the-24-hour-war/- 2 minute trailer at bottom of page

Pretty sure this is not posted before - please delete if repeat
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 3rd October 2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,695
Posted By josvdp
Re: Spa 6 hours 25,26-27 september

Pole lap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMocr95cYfU
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 19th September 2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,695
Posted By josvdp
Re: Spa 6 hours 25,26-27 september

Eleven GT40 in the entry list for the Six Hours this year (2016) http://www.spasixhours.com/en/entrylist.html
Forum: Original GT40s 19th September 2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,022
Posted By josvdp
Re: Goodwood Revival Chris Ward

Very slippery but don't which car it is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN5UrxambRc&feature=youtu.be

Discussion about appearance at Members Meet was inconclusive
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 11th September 2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,320
Posted By josvdp
Re: P1119

Sold for £ 197500 including premium
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 24th August 2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,320
Posted By josvdp
Re: P1119

Wow thats quite a fleet ! Do you have maybe a group photo or a series to post - thanks
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 23rd August 2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,320
Posted By josvdp
Re: P1119

Now off to Bonhams Goodwood Bonhams : 1987 Safir GT40 Mark V Coupé Chassis no. GT40-P-1119 (http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23595/lot/178/?category=list&length=10&page=17)

History quoted:

This...
Forum: Original GT40s 21st August 2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,916
Posted By josvdp
Re: Gt40p/1028

Unlike the two race cars this did sell at USD 4.4 M plus 10 % commission

https://www.facebook.com/mecumauction/videos/vb.141882072502822/1235005789857106/?type=3&theater
Forum: Original GT40s 20th August 2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,884
Posted By josvdp
Re: GT40 P/1061 detail photos

Both 1057 & 1061 unsold with a USD 2.7 M high bid for each I believe
Forum: Original GT40s 16th August 2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,804
Posted By josvdp
Re: Dr Jack Frost 1059

New owner checking in http://www.gt40s.com/forum/introduce-yourself-here/40458-1059-new-owner-checking.html

New owner checking out https://www.instagram.com/p/BIWrBWtDbng/
Forum: All GT40 28th July 2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,856
Posted By josvdp
Re: application problem

One long term UK GT owner published his acceptance offer today (Thursday)
Forum: All GT40 27th July 2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,466
Posted By josvdp
Thumbs up Re: John's art

Very honoured to have been able to have this painting of 1013 above my desk for nearly twenty years now so do go look at his work
Forum: Original GT40s 21st June 2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,884
Posted By josvdp
Re: GT40 P/1061 detail photos

1057 now too https://rmsothebys.com/mo16/monterey/lots/1966-ford-gt40-p-1057/1080798
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 15th June 2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,066
Posted By josvdp
Re: Classic Le Mans 2016

Version 5 now up http://www.lemansclassic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016-lmc-entry.pdf

Together with the timetable http://www.lemansclassic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016-lmc-timetable.pdf
Forum: Original GT40s 3rd June 2016, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,884
Posted By josvdp
Re: GT40 P/1061 detail photos

1966 Ford GT40 | Monterey 2016 | RM Sotheby's (http://rmsothebys.com/mo16/monterey/lots/1966-ford-gt40/1079808)
Forum: All GT40 28th April 2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,106
Posted By josvdp
Re: 1965 GT40 Originals

I have a note that in January 2007 109 was with Dean Jefferies and there's reference to 111 here http://www.gt40s.com/forum/original-gt40s/37538-gt40-roadsters-how-many.html (this thread also refers...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 2nd April 2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,026
Posted By josvdp
Re: Goodwood Members Meet March 19/20 2016

Some kind people have put together a chassis list here http://www.gt40s.com/forum/video-pictures-buffet/48083-goodwood-members-meeting.html
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 12th March 2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,026
Posted By josvdp
Re: Goodwood Members Meet March 19/20 2016

Race starts at 1730 UK time for an hour - event will be live streamed via the Goodwood website

The entry is bigger than for the race a couple of years ago which could imply some less regularly...
Forum: Original GT40s 11th March 2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,086
Posted By josvdp
Re: P1065 again - March 11 Gooding Amelia ISland

USD 3 300 000 plus commission
Forum: Original GT40s 9th February 2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,086
Posted By josvdp
P1065 again - March 11 Gooding Amelia ISland

Amelia Island Gooding on March 11 sees 1065 make one of its regular auction appearances - estimate USD 3 200 000 - 3 600 000

1966 Ford GT40 Mk1 | Gooding & Company...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 25th January 2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By josvdp
Re: UK- GT40 Wanted

There's two part finished KVA on Ebay plus another couple of finished cars
Forum: Original GT40s 12th January 2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,534
Posted By josvdp
Re: GT40 P 1080 for sale

Back with Maxted Page - nice history file to download
Forum: All GT40 8th January 2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,422
Posted By josvdp
Coys GT40 'Evocation'

Can anyone tell me a little more about this car - is it really a monocoque with a 3 1/2 litre engine ?

1980 Ford GT40 L One-Off Continuation Car | Coys of Kensington...
Forum: Original GT40s 15th December 2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,132
Posted By josvdp
Thumbs up New GT40 Book in time for Christmas

Ford GT: How Ford Silenced the Critics, Humbled Ferrari and Conquered Le Mans by Preston Lerner


Link to...
Forum: The Race Track 30th November 2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By josvdp
Re: Steve McQueen's 917 coming up on auction

Car 917-024 was indeed withdrawn without explanation a couple of week before the sale
Forum: Original GT40s 12th November 2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,992
Posted By josvdp
Re: 1014 for sale!

They first advertised it around Easter so that would make sense
Forum: All GT40 13th September 2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,003
Posted By josvdp
Re: Cool Article

Repost two threads down ?
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 15th August 2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,026
Posted By josvdp
Goodwood Members Meet March 19/20 2016

Just announced:

an into-the-dusk encounter on Saturday exclusively for the Ford GT40 to mark the 50th anniversary of the car’s maiden win at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1966
Read more at...
Forum: Original GT40s 7th July 2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 189,257
Posted By josvdp
Re: P/1042 (1001)

I agree with this - if I were the current owner of 1013 (where-ever it is) I'd want to try to get that speedo just as it was on removal

As an aside when 1013 was auctioned in 1997 (for under £ 200...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 21st June 2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,345
Posted By josvdp
Re: Tickets wanted for Goodwood Revival

Pistonheads has a thread for spare tickets but I guess they may go quickly


REVIVAL 2015 OFFICIAL TICKETS for sale, wanted or swap - PistonHeads...
Forum: Original GT40s 17th June 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,076
Posted By josvdp
Re: P102

Does anyone recall an auction in about 2004 (within the currency of this website) of this car as implied by the article ?
Forum: All GT40 12th June 2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,673
Posted By josvdp
Re: Ford GT to race Le Mans?

https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2015/06/12/ford-gt-le-mans.html
Forum: Original GT40s 14th April 2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 71,195
Posted By josvdp
Re: GTP 1079 "to whom it may concern"

Is it possible this car is now for sale ? Which journey will you never forget, Mr Lühn? | Classic Driver Magazine...
Forum: Original GT40s 23rd January 2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 17,678
Posted By josvdp
Re: P/1046 Restoration Making News

It didn't make the auction although RK announced their purchase in September last year

Rob Kauffman...
Forum: All GT40 17th January 2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By josvdp
Re: Info request on this specific gt40

Google on the driver Glasel to get hundreds of hits - P/1024 as I recall
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