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Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 1st January 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 chassis # help please

Just and after thought as you are talking about improvements you are working on. The best change by far was replacing my osrv mirrors with electric/ heated ones from a Chrysler Cross Fire. Lots of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 1st January 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 chassis # help please

Ken. glad I could help with Chassis number. The 1202 may or may not have been included in the chassis number as this was a 1990 chassis. Be sure and read the history of CAV written by Andre. It is a...
Forum: The Paddock 30th December 2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,919
Posted By 40bud
Re: Why this forum is dissapperaring up its own anus?

David I am sorry to see you leave. I truly believe the forum is a great place to keep track of our GT40 craze. After enjoying my GTD 40 for 25 years and many track miles as well as long road...
Forum: The Paddock 30th November 2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By 40bud
Graham Kelsey of GTD 40 fame

All of you GTD 40 followers who remember the good old days with the Poole/ Manchester lads will remember Graham as a helpful, friendly and funny guy who was Rays right hand. Unfortunately he has lost...
Forum: All GT40 23rd November 2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By 40bud
Re: Help to Identify a Gulf GTD.....

The opening for the exhaust pipes and the two panels with the oval cutouts are not GTD style. Based on those I would say that it is not a GTD. More better quality photos might help in making an ID.
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 22nd May 2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,493
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 Tail lights !!!

Ken, try Midwest Bayless Italian auto parts @ 800 241 1446. They list a complete unit for $210.00 or just the base with light sockets @ $130.00
Forum: All GT40 18th May 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,409
Posted By 40bud
Re: Wheels! please chime in!

The wheels you have really fit the wheel wells perfectly. Don't loose that when you change to another wheel. I have always liked the hour glass style original to the GT40 and the Cobra variant as a...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 10th April 2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By 40bud
Re: A tunnel question

Extending the tunnel to the front of the footbox also helps to keep the passengers feet out of the drivers way !!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 10th March 2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,035
Posted By 40bud
Re: Limited slip ?

There are a lot of cars running around in everyday use without limited slip. However it will be nice to have when the time comes for you to sell the car on to a new owner.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th February 2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By 40bud
Re: Cleaning fuel tanks

Jim, I believe that GTD fuel tanks have always been ali with explosafe fill.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 17th January 2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By 40bud
Re: The correct distributor gear for Comp Cam.

Comp Cams Tech in Memphis says iron melonite - melonized gear.
Forum: The Paddock 17th November 2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 187,908
Posted By 40bud
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

You all can argue the reasons the founding fathers wanted a system such as the electoral college but the attached map of the vote by congressional district might help some understand. Blue =...
Forum: The Paddock 16th November 2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 187,908
Posted By 40bud
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

The more the government tries to buy votes the more important our system becomes.
Forum: The Paddock 15th November 2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 187,908
Posted By 40bud
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

It seems that a great many people have forgotten that we are a republic that is governed by laws. Just because you don't like the rules or the outcome of certain governing acts doesn't mean you can...
Forum: All GT40 25th October 2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By 40bud
Re: New cars

I am so sorry to hear of Charlie passing. He was truly a great car guy who enjoyed his toys and passed his enthusiasm on to his boys. Charlie purchased his white with blue stripes GTD40 about the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 1st October 2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,643
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 suspension upgrade

Not certain of this , but for what it is worth - I believe Derek Bell was driving a much modified GTD Lola T70 and that is were the ideas for the suspension mods came from. I think he also inspired...
Forum: All GT40 16th September 2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By 40bud
Re: SM 450 fuel tank cap

Try contacting Mark Sibley in the UK.(ex MDA 40 guy). Possible contacts - old info - thru the forum < http://www.gt40s.com/forum/members/mark-sibley.html> or this old phone number - 44 0774 9531648 ....
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 11th September 2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By 40bud
Re: CAV GT40 15' or 17' Wheels?

GTD used image as the factory wheels. I have several friends who used them an had no problems. I believe you will find less selection of tires for the 15" rims.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 9th September 2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,247
Posted By 40bud
Re: purchased GT40 bodies and molds

I believe the Saber GT40 replica used some Corvette suspension bits.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 8th September 2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 38,989
Posted By 40bud
Re: Marko's GTD (I think) 40

Your pictures don't look like a GTD frame or suspension bits. The body might be GTD. Maybe someone else can identify the heritage.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 29th August 2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By 40bud
Re: Do you use silicone brake fluid

Be careful. Regular brake fluid is hydroscopic and will absorb water - lowering the efficiency of the fluid and the temperature at which it will boil and fail. Silicone fluid is not hydroscopic and...
Forum: The Paddock 10th August 2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By 40bud
Re: It's Competition Time. Annual Sheep Bashing Contest

Bobbing Bobcat average .256 not to bad for an 81 year old geezer. 2nd try.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th August 2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 94,981
Posted By 40bud
Re: SouthernGT No6

That is the nice thing about fiberglass - it is easy to fill up mistakes and sand it back to look like nothing ever went wrong!!
Forum: The Paddock 24th May 2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 187,908
Posted By 40bud
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Makes you wonder what would happen if you could vote for or against candidates like you can for various ballot measures, Unfortunately you can only vote for candidates or ignore them.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 24th May 2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,495
Posted By 40bud
Re: cav first generation

GTD with 302and Renault tranny = 620lbs./610lbs. front wheels - 750lbs./775lbs. rear wheels - 12 US gals. of fuel and 180lb driver, This is a 45% front/55% rear distribution of 2755lbs. Hope this...
Forum: The Paddock 17th May 2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 187,908
Posted By 40bud
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Voting for no one is abdicating your rights to cause change. Voting for Trump is voting for what you see is what you get. Voting for Hillary is voting for what you don't know is what you get. Not...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 9th May 2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 44,572
Posted By 40bud
Re: Duncans GT-Forte Scratch Build

Glued in 3/16" cork to the underside of the top fender undersides, covered with underseal and painted with satin black.- no stars, cracks etc. from trackdays or touring.
Forum: All GT40 3rd May 2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By 40bud
Re: Ford GT gets first GTLM win in Monterey GP

Thanks for clearing up all of the BS chatter from hotrod.
Forum: All GT40 2nd May 2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By 40bud
Re: Ford GT gets first GTLM win in Monterey GP

I know the original plan was v6. However the tranny problems in the first race Ford sais they were planning a conversion for the LeMans racers. Hence the question.
Forum: All GT40 2nd May 2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By 40bud
Re: Ford GT gets first GTLM win in Monterey GP

Nice win ! Does anyone know if they were running the v6 or the v8 version scheduled for LeMans?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 12th March 2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,988
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD plate

The Black Manchester Poole plate is the factory issued one.
Forum: The Paddock 7th March 2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 217,443
Posted By 40bud
Re: More Global Cooling/Warming/Change hoax.

Pete you know that the tax and regulate crowd will only see this cooling period as a measure of their success.
Forum: The Paddock 31st January 2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By 40bud
Forum: All GT40 31st January 2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,503
Posted By 40bud
Re: Ford gt application

Teething problems for sure. However one of the new GT's has maintained pace after the problems that put it behind early on.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th December 2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,628
Posted By 40bud
Re: silencer below 100db ?

If you draw a 4 branch collector at each of the black arrows and a megaphone or extension for the exit at the red arrows you will have the overall look. Pretend you have x-ray vision and are looking...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 24th December 2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,132
Posted By 40bud
Re: Lee Dawson GT40 Bodies.

If my memory is accurate Lee was the supplier for GTD, so he has lots of experience with the GT40 replica scene and lots of fiberglass experience.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 8th December 2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,508
Posted By 40bud
Re: FORD GT steering wheel emblem

If you are interested in an authentic looking enamel cloisonné type badge, get in touch with Fran Kress. They are expensive but very nice. 5920 Bryant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Forum: The Paddock 24th November 2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By 40bud
Re: Trump! for President!

Trump, Rubio, Cruz, Fiorina, and Carson would all get my vote before anything I have seen offered by the dem.
Forum: The Paddock 22nd October 2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By 40bud
Re: A test

25 out of 25 and it took less than 5 minutes.
Forum: The Paddock 18th October 2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By 40bud
Re: Interested in your thoughts.

Unfortunately it appears that a large portion of the voters are mainly interested in if the beer is cold yet and when does the game start.
Forum: The Paddock 18th October 2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By 40bud
Re: Looking for Jim Pierce Ex GTD

Hi Jim, thanks for the contact info. I will be in touch. I just sold the car to a gentleman in Massachusetts. He seems to be an enthusiasts and I hope he has as much fun with it as I did. I haven't...
Forum: The Paddock 15th October 2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By 40bud
Looking for Jim Pierce Ex GTD

I know that Jim has been on the forum occasionally but I have lost his contact info. Does anyone know how to get in touch? Sorry, the correct spelling is Pearce.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 8th October 2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,047
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 is For Sale

Just an update. This wonderful car that has been member of the family for so long, has found a new home with another enthusiastic owner on the east coast.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 18th September 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,047
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 is For Sale

This car should import easily into Canada as it is registered as first sold in 1965.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 9th September 2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,047
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 is For Sale

Just bringing this up front
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 8th September 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By 40bud
Re: 2.92 ring and pinion from Albins

Thanks Pat. Albins was very quick to respond that they do still have these in stock.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 7th September 2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By 40bud
2.92 ring and pinion from Albins

Does anyone know if the Audi 016 ring and pinion set by Albins is still available in a 2.92 ratio?
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 28th August 2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,047
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 is For Sale

Thanks Ryan . It was great to have you your brother and your dad over to take a serious look at the car. It is always great when true car people show an interest in creation. Just for those who are...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 28th August 2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By 40bud
Re: Water radiator

Check with the guys in the UK. They seem to have good luck with Aluminium radiators from "Docking"
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 25th August 2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,047
Posted By 40bud
Re: GTD40 is For Sale

Had the car at the Goodguys show over the weekend. It is amazing how the really tall guys are drawn to the car. I can handle probably a 6' 3" driver but the 2 gentlemen at 6'5" were just about...
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