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Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 6th April 2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mainer
Re: GT40 Exterior Door Handles

Graham,
Have you tried Jay Cushman?
Regards,
Mark
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 4th January 2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,324
Posted By Mainer
Re: Jay Cushman.

I think he is alive and well as I saw him a month ago at a flea market (parts Jumble to those across the pond)

Regards,
Mark
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 3rd November 2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,694
Posted By Mainer
Re: GT40 chassis wanted

Rod,
I replied to your message.
Brian,
You are correct it is in Maine. I've been trying to gather correct parts for it for a few years now. Actually just last night missed out on a pair of seats...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 5th April 2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Mainer
Re: Running no wiper?

Been running the old 52 chevy for years with only rainX it works for rain but not so well in a light mist or at slow speeds.
Just be very cautious.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: The Garage Sale 20th March 2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By Mainer
Re: GTD extra stuff

Bob,
Interested in the 4 hood latches.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 13th February 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,954
Posted By Mainer
Re: Hammer for knock off's

I am still waiting to get time to work on my cars but have purchased a 3 pound lead hammer mold.
The hammer takes up less space than a deadblow and is fun to make.
And with having a mold when it...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 19th November 2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By Mainer
Re: Gt40 zf transaxle. case top mount

Rod,
Check with Jay Cushman (Cushman Competition )
Regards,
Mark
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 10th July 2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By Mainer
Re: New guy in Norfolk VA

Steve,
First, Welcome to the forum...

I do not have my GT40 done but can tell you that the Daytona coupe is a great traveling car as you can carry a lot of luggage with you verses a GT40 or a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 17th June 2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Mainer
Re: New Forum Member

Bill
Welcome to the forum.
From a fellow Factory Five Coupe owner also from Maine.....
How was the open house?
Regards,
Mark Maybury
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 24th April 2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,063
Posted By Mainer
Re: road suspension

John,
Please do not back off the adjusters on the coilovers as all that will do is lower your car.
Are you running 17" wheels? if so a change to 15" wheels would make a tremendous difference in...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 22nd April 2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By Mainer
Re: Door hinges

Frank,
If you fab up a set of the original style door hinges for a T70mk3b I may be interested in a set as that is one of those items that really has me scratching my head.

The continuation...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 25th March 2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,391
Posted By Mainer
Re: GT40 50th Reunion- CHANGES!!!!

Yes,
This gets me to a free weekend!!!!!:2thumbsup:

And maybe out of the dog house....as I would have had to miss the Sunday events due to my son's Boy scout troops car show.

There is no short...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 24th March 2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Mainer
Re: Thought I'd say hi and post a question too!

Karl,
Welcome to the forum.
Also, be understanding that some questions are hard to answer with out seeing pictures of the part in detail.
Maybe if you posted the question in the motor section...
Forum: The Race Track 19th March 2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By Mainer
Re: corner balancing in the chicago area?

John,
If you talk with the local speed shop they usually know of a few stock car racers with scales that may be able to help you out.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 11th March 2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Mainer
Re: Hello from an Old Timer

Paul,
Welcome to the forum.
Sounds like you have had a long journey with this car.
I as well have a project that is in storage waiting for the right time and money to be able to finish it.
With...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 10th March 2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 127
Sticky: Poll: GT40 50TH Reunion!
Views: 42,116
Posted By Mainer
Re: GT40 50TH Reunion!

Glad to hear this will be happening.
I was wondering if there was to be a 50th reunion.
What day will the gathering of the GT40s be on?
Regards.
Mark
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th February 2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,611
Posted By Mainer
Re: Pro comp heads.

Bob,
Bare is the safest bet with those heads as they install very cheap valve train.
My step son runs a set of those on his big block powered truck and they make good power for short money.
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 23rd February 2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mainer
Re: Trimming headlight covers

I also use a large 6" X 48" belt sander but I remove the table and lay the belt horizontal and sand inline with the plexi glass at a slight taper.
Remember sand a little and check often as these...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 23rd February 2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,293
Posted By Mainer
Re: Hi, I'm the new owhner of Ward's T70 and parts

Ron,
Welcome to the forum.
And on the message you sent me I have the hard top version and I think the door hinges are different.
You may want to check with Ron Earp as he has built one of...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 7th February 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mainer
Re: How wide"

Mike,
I measured my RCR T70 and it is 5'11" wide at the bottom of the doors.
Hope this helps.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: The Race Track 25th January 2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By Mainer
Re: DOHC engine specs

David,
First welcome to the forum.....

And to answer your question you may want to contact Jay Cushman do a search for Cushman competition.
He may be able to help you.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 21st January 2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mainer
Re: Getting in and out of a RCR T70 Coupe

Proth,
If you venture north to central Maine I have one of Fran's RCRT70's that you could sit in....
I do agree with Fran that the older style is really cool...
Regards,
Mark M
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 6th June 2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mainer
Re: 1.5 Mile Maine Top Speed event?

John,
I have raced my Factory five Daytona coupe at Loring a few times.
It is a really fun event with great people.
Just study the rule book as they are very strick on safety........
You will...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 27th April 2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mainer
Re: GT40 Australia (DRB) tilt out side windows

Randy,
Just remember that we should not have to pay the extra taxes that are calculated into the price sheet as we are overseas.
Maybe that would cover the shipping expenses.
Mark
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 27th April 2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mainer
Re: GT40 Australia (DRB) tilt out side windows

Dave,
Do you have the contact info for DRB as I could not find any info.
Also if a few of us stateside could get together and purchase a few sets it would be cheaper on the overseas shipping.
...
Forum: The Garage Sale 5th April 2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By Mainer
Forum: All GT40 17th March 2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mainer
Re: Where can I get the "blue lights"

Jim,
Check out Ebay in England as there is usually some for the rear quarter pannel listed there.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th March 2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mainer
Re: GT40 Australia (DRB) tilt out side windows

Sorry to drag a really old post back up from 2002
But I like the looks of the removable windows and would like to know if any one has a set that they are not using and would be interested in selling...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 22nd February 2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By Mainer
Re: Logging In

Tom,
I have the same issue with my home computer but I blame it on Dial up AOL
Unlike using the work computer that has no issues with this site.
I to will need to try Randy's recomendation for the...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 7th February 2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,260
Posted By Mainer
Re: DRB Build in Mount Isa

Darren,
Looks like you are making progress.
I have a question on your tail lights as I like the LED tail lights.
Where did you get them or what car are they from?
Thank's Mark
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 17th January 2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By Mainer
Re: Windshield Filler Strip

Mike,
I have found that for the windshield seal my local glass guy will sell any of the push on seals cheap as they buy it by the roll.
Just show them a picture of what you are doing and some times...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 2nd January 2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Mainer
Re: Need empty trailer --Florida to Texas

Earl,
I would go to the Jalopy Journal in the Hamb forum as there are a few guys who haul all over the USA.
Mark
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 9th November 2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,862
Posted By Mainer
Re: Got a rusty bolt?

That sounds like a must try as I usually end up using a torch to loosen rusted on lug nuts :flameon:
It is destructive but quick.
Not something I want to do but none of the penatrating oils I have...
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By Mainer
Re: US Visit

Peter,
What part of Maine is your family going to be visiting? During December there is not a lot to do up here unless you are going skiing or if the daughters are younger there is Santa's Village...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 24th August 2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Mainer
Smile Hello from Brewer, Maine

Jon,
Welcome to the forum.
Good luck with your dream and enjoy the Model A as many of us have more than one car to play with in the garage.
Do lots of reading on this forum as there is lots of...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 22nd July 2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,889
Posted By Mainer
Re: Road America Lola T70 reunion

Johan,
I had a great time at the T70 reunion.
Thank you for taking time time to chat during the busy weekend.
It was great to actually see these classic cars racing!!

Brian,
Sorry to hear of...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 7th July 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,889
Posted By Mainer
Re: Road America Lola T70 reunion

The tickets have arrived and we will be at camping space #15
We are looking forward to seeing lots of great racing and great race cars.

Regards,
Mark
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 29th June 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,889
Posted By Mainer
Re: Road America Lola T70 reunion

Brian,
Your canceling your reservations!!!
Does that mean you are camping with a tent now??:)

Just Joking.
I should be there with the old Blue Suburban in the camping area.
Looking forward to...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 28th June 2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,889
Posted By Mainer
Re: Road America Lola T70 reunion

Johan,
We are really looking forward to going to this event.
Do you have any updates for this event?
Thank you
Mark
Forum: All GT40 24th June 2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,886
Posted By Mainer
Re: My reasearch has started!

Robert,
You have asked many good questions but please realize that there is also different levels of completion available from some of the manufacturers.
IE you can purchase a bare chassis or a...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 31st May 2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,517
Posted By Mainer
Thumbs up Re: Interesting perspective...I agree...

Did you ever sum it up...:thumbsup::thumbsup:
Now all I need to do is cut back to 1 job and start working in the shop on my cars.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 1st May 2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,983
Posted By Mainer
Re: To Build or not to build, that is the question...

Jim,
Those tires look like Pirrelies like Tom has on his RCR.
At least the tread pattern looks the same.

That is a great looking T70:thumbsup:

Mark
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 24th April 2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By Mainer
Re: Caging T-70 Coupe?

Kent,
On my RCR70 they ran 2 tubes close together in the center at the roof.
And at the back it is the same as the GT40.
I am sure Johan has some good pictures and will chime in.
On another note...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 17th April 2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,789
Posted By Mainer
Re: Fuel bladders ....

Turbodon,
That is good info as the racing I have done does require new belts every few years but have not seen a requirement on the fuel tanks regarding date codes.
On one of the fuel tank sites...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 12th April 2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,789
Posted By Mainer
Re: Fuel bladders ....

All,
Sorry to dig up an old thread but I was noticing that there is a date code on the bladders and was wondering if one was to purchase a bladder tank how do you get it updated or do you have to...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 11th April 2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Mainer
Re: Wanted T70 headlight covers singles

Mike
Try checking with Fran at RCR as his company does both body styles
Mark
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 6th April 2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,889
Posted By Mainer
Re: Road America Lola T70 reunion

Johan,
Great information,
This event sounds like a landspeed racing event as the spectators can also be in the pits.
Should be a great road trip with lots of race cars to see.
Regards,
Mark
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 5th April 2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,889
Posted By Mainer
Re: Road America Lola T70 reunion

As I have never been to a road course event before what level of tickets should a spectator purchase to be able to check out the cars in the pits?
And are there any age limits for children as my son...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 3rd April 2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Mainer
Re: Newby in Kentucky

Welcome to the forum,
What is your friends new project?
Mark
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 1st April 2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,120
Posted By Mainer
Re: Uprights needed

Kent,
Factory five uses the Lincoln set up for the independant rear under their Cobra's.
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