GT40s.com
MK-I  MK-II  MK-III  MK-IV  GULF  MIRAGE  J-CAR  LOLA
GT40s.com
Home Forum Gallery Support GT40s.com  
Register FAQ Advertisers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   GT40s.com >

Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Chris Melia
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 4th December 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Hi Jacques

what parts do you have for the 908? I am interested.
Michel has turned down more than 7 times your valuation already for his car.

Regards

Chris Melia
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd August 2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Hi Michel
love the start to finish video.

Chris.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 12th July 2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Look at Michel's car initial start up Video

VIDEO LINK

907 RMS on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/100349219)

Fantastic video well done Michel the car is fantastic

Chris.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 17th March 2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Hi Guys

This project has taken a great leap forward thanks to Michel for all his hard work sorting out those hard to find bits of information plus his energy and drive. His car is truly fantastic....
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 6th March 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Just what I was thinking

Translation
Really superb! magnificent achievement, just missing sound, which must be to match... Bravo!

Well done Michel

regards

Chris
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 4th September 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,875
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Update on movie "Rush" (Lauda & Hunt)

A friend of mine actually built several cars for this film

regards

Chris
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 29th August 2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: ZFQ Bell housing wanted

Quaife still make them.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 29th July 2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Hi Guys
I'm back, as a typical bloke I have had to concentrate on one project at a time, so I have finished the 3 and half year restoration of my hotel and shops whilst pushing the 908 project...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 8th September 2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,881
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: ZF RBT vs. ZFQ

I am no longer involved with the ZFQ as I have other commitments, as usual there is a lot of speculation on the forum. Quaife have part bins full of parts and if they sell out they can make more,...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 14th May 2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,672
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: ZFQ Transaxle failure

Frank

that is not what I said, so dont quote me.
You said your ZFQ was performing well behind your strong Weslake Motor.
I called you to let you know the new billet tail housings were going to...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 27th January 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,672
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: ZFQ Transaxle failure

Hi guys

I have had a response from Quaife saying that they will be looking into a upgraded tail housing during the next couple of months for the older units. This would need fitment by an...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 26th January 2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,672
Posted By Chris Melia
Smile Re: ZFQ Transaxle failure

Guys

the chap that owns this transaxle has not been in touch with either me or Quaife so we have not seen the unit or inspected it, as it is still in the US.
I know that he has a GT40r...
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 9th May 2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 127,220
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: ZFQ new proposed GT40 transaxle

Hi Richard

what oil are you using? Quaife recomend Silkolene SILKTRAN SYN 5 75W-90 Fully Synthetic Gear Oil.

You need a fully synthetic GL5 75W-90W oil, if the oil you are using is to thick you...
Forum: Original GT40s 2nd April 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,966
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: GT40 on display in Hamburg

AMR GT1

regards

Chris.
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 2nd April 2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 127,220
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: ZFQ new proposed GT40 transaxle

Hi Mike

The ZFQ is the same gear pattern as the ZF, known as a dog leg first. The layout is almost as you stated but reverse is left and forward, First is half left and back. Second is forward of...
Forum: The Paddock 14th February 2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 27,980
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Climate change

It was a route to the North and West of the Americas to allow British ships access to the Pacific and Asia instead of going around the Capes.


Hi Dave

exactly it use to be a passage way, but...
Forum: The Paddock 13th February 2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 27,980
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Climate change

Hi Simon

American records dont go back that far?

regards

Chris.

PS. How did the North West Passage get its name in the first place?
Forum: The Paddock 10th February 2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 27,980
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Climate change

Mongolia frozen cattle crisis.

Up to 20 million farm animals may die in Mongolia before spring as the fiercest winter in living memory

Frozen Cattle Crisis In Brutal Mongolia Winter Video -...
Forum: The Paddock 8th February 2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 227,241
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: A dilemma (NSFW)

hi Guys
Is this how to handle a snake?
Should we pre warm red wine before we drink?

YouTube - From Dusk Till Dawn - Salma Hayek Table Dance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYxxgvA8rlM)

...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 7th February 2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: LMP to fit ZFQ in new Can am car

Botic

you have mail.

regards

Chris
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 7th February 2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Chris Melia
LMP to fit ZFQ in new Can am car

hi Guys

check out the new M1 by LMP engineering, we have just supplied a ZFQ for this great can am car.
Click here
LMP Engineering - Gallery...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 6th February 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Transaxel Needed

hi Jim

I am shipping two ZFQ's to Olthoffs on the 15th February, I could make it 3 if you want a new one.

regards

Chris Melia.
Forum: The Paddock 7th January 2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,450
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Poll - Does man contribute to global temperature increases?

The UK, is in the coldest winter since 1947, have we done too much to stop global warming already?
Funny how there has not been a mention of global warming since the big freeze started from the...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 20th December 2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,555
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: 908 body in 3D CAD

Hi Sid

If you want to come see my 908c body drop me a line I,m in East Anglia.

regards

Chris.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 26th November 2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Hi Jim

You have mail

regards

Chris
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 25th November 2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,837
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: 917+917+P4+GT40'S at my local track today

2009 EXECULINE SPRINGBOK SERIES ROUND 1 RESULTS
OVERALL POSITIONS
POS DRIVERS CAR LAPS
1 Peter Lindenberg Ford GT40 75
2 Ross Lazarus Ford GT40 75
3 Fred Phillips/Steve Humble Chevron B19 74
4...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 24th November 2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,837
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: 917+917+P4+GT40'S at my local track today

Hi Fred

do you have race results?

regards

Chris.
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 23rd November 2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,597
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Le Mans Classic 2010

Hi Dave
I'm with you on this, if you get too many on track at once, plus one or two idiots trying to break the lap record (as we had at the last classic) then that is a recipe for disaster, and...
Forum: All GT40 19th November 2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,464
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: SPF at Road America - How Fast?

Hi Tom

I was told the 190 figure by Dennis's mechanic Paul the day we got there.

Hi
Jac Mac just quoting Paul, Dennis's mechanic but help yourself, it still does not change the fact that...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 15th November 2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Hi Guys

this is the first front upright produced for the project.
Note the large knock on nut and 5 pegs.

Regards

Chris
Forum: All GT40 14th November 2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,464
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: SPF at Road America - How Fast?

Hi Guys

Dennis Olthoff's SPF has 540 RW HP and higher profile rear tires for the race and he is one hell of a driver.

Regards

Chris.
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 12th November 2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 127,220
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: ZFQ new proposed GT40 transaxle

Hi Ron
Has the last page disappeared? After Martins post?

Regards

Chris.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th November 2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 240,131
Posted By Chris Melia
re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Hi Jim

Could you please email me a copy of the photo to [email protected]

I think I have an original wiring diagram somewhere?

The routing through the tub is another question?
...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 9th November 2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,043
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Chris Melia's Mono "Raiders of the lost Arc"

Hi Jim

You are building your car just by thinking about it. Every job needs doing at least twice.
regards

Chris.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 8th November 2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,043
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Chris Melia's Mono "Raiders of the lost Arc"

Hi Tom

Original GT40 track cars have front springs in the 550.lbs to 600.lbs range, suspension movement is minimal, compliance being in the tire side wall, so bumpsteer is not an issue generally....
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 8th November 2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,043
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Chris Melia's Mono "Raiders of the lost Arc"

T & D Weslake roller rockers.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 8th November 2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,043
Posted By Chris Melia
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th November 2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,043
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Chris Melia's Mono "Raiders of the lost Arc"

Hi guys

Well, I guess it time to get back onto this old girl and push on with the build, I picked up a set of T & D roller rockers for the Weslake heads, they are substantially better than the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 6th November 2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,620
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: What Transaxle in your GT40?

Hi guys

The sales for the ZFQ now stands at 62 units I'm pleased to say mostly into GT40 but also into 917 Porsches, LS7 Ultima, Jaguar XJ13, Mclaren Can am, Ford F3L and more to follow
...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 20th October 2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,094
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Body Kit source for porsche 906

Hi Guys

If you want a chassis they are 6000 if you want a body they are 6000 also.


regards

Chris.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 15th October 2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,891
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: RCR 917 motor options

Hi Guys

The ZFQ/917 transaxle has the input shaft extended by 5" to allow the motor to be moved forward in the frame to help with weight distribution when running a flat 6 instead of the much...
Forum: All GT40 6th October 2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: MK1V production line

First one at Road America.
Forum: All GT40 6th October 2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: MK1V production line

Hi Will

These are exact re creations built by (Mike Teske and Kenny Thompson) guys that know just how the originals were built and yes they do have the T44 transaxle. Dennis Olthoff and crew will...
Forum: All GT40 6th October 2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris Melia
Forum: All GT40 6th October 2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris Melia
MK1V production line

Hi guys

just to keep the posting standards to a high level of power to noise, I thought I would pass on these wonderful pic's from Kenny Thompsons in North Carolina, taken by Dennis Olthoff....
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 29th September 2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 240,131
Posted By Chris Melia
re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Hi jim and ray

pleased to see that all the hard work has paid off.

Good work guys

Regards

Chris.
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 20th September 2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,080
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Replicas of Gurney-Westlake Valve Covers

Hi Guys

thanks for the compliments.
This batch are all sold now and it will be quite some time before we make some more

Regards

Chris.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 14th September 2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: SPF '40 Wins at Watkins Glen

Hi Rick

This is really good news for everyone concerned Great job Dennis, fantastic car Pathfinder, and another victory for the Superformance GT40R with superfinished ZFQ transaxle. This makes it...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 8th September 2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 59,409
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: SouthernGT No8

Hi Martin

well, done mate looks and sounds great. That exhaust system is spot on, quite quiet by comparison to some that I've herd. I like the way you could see it gradually turning blue.
That...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 8th September 2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 134,814
Posted By Chris Melia
Re: Porsche 908/910 project

Japanese owned Porsche 907 On the road

Regards

Chris.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:56 AM.