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Forum: The Paddock 26th July 2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Who are these people?

Chuck:

Following 'neither' you have to use 'nor' not 'or'. Your English teacher would be disappointed.

Kim
Forum: The Paddock 26th July 2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Who are these people?

You invite such inferences when your 'concern' takes the form of ad homonym attacks. That is usually the resort of those that are either bereft of a cogent argument or harboring malevolent and...
Forum: The Paddock 26th July 2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Who are these people?

Peel away the veneer of 'sincere inquiry' and you usually find raw bigotry at the core of these threads. Friedrich Otto once said, “At the heart of racism is the religious assertion that God made a...
Forum: The Paddock 26th July 2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,448
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Apollo Landings 40 Years Ago, Was it a Hoax?

Sad but accurate. Albert Einstein once wrote, "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe." Although he died in '55, one could be forgiven to...
Forum: The Paddock 25th July 2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,448
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Apollo Landings 40 Years Ago, Was it a Hoax?

From what I've seen, most of the people that believe the moon landing was a hoax are the same ones that skipped physics class; wear tin-foil hats; argue that the Kennedy assassination was a...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 24th January 2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,755
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Sick of it

I couldn't agree more. Ron does a brilliant job and I love this site the way it is – don't change nuthin'.

Kim
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 15th January 2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,749
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Taking a Break

Keith:

While I usually agree with you, I'm surprised at the hostility you're showing towards the guys that, as a group, pay a sizable portion of the operating expenses for this site.

I, for...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 13th January 2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,749
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Taking a Break

Ron:

Yours is the first and last site I visit on the internet each day. GT40s.com is the standard by which I view every other special interest website. It is dispiriting to hear that you are let...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 24th December 2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,016
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Help! Original Seat Details Needed

James:

That looks like what the doctor ordered! The seat looks great – I'm now on the hunt for a hot air balloon supply company. (They're not on every street corner, but undoubtedly there's...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 23rd December 2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,016
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Help! Original Seat Details Needed

Many thanks, Tom and everyone else. Some great information and photos that will help in my project.

I'm thinking about using black Nomex, although its finish is less than authentic. I'd prefer...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 22nd December 2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,016
Posted By kepetersen
Exclamation Help! Original Seat Details Needed

What was the material used on the original GT40 racing seats? It looks like some sort of simple, black parachute nylon or the like. Does anyone know the name of the material and a possible source? ...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 14th October 2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,432
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Help! Engine Malfunction - Need Advice

Well guys, my brother just pulled the distributor and found that half the teeth from the distributor drive gear are missing. This prompts a couple of questions:

This has now happened twice. ...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 13th October 2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,432
Posted By kepetersen
Exclamation Help! Engine Malfunction - Need Advice

I could use some of the high-powered expertise from fellow members on the board to help diagnose a problem that led to my engine failing this weekend at a high performance driver's event at Sebring. ...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 20th September 2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,720
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Fuel injection stacks and manifold

You'll want to check with Bill, but I seem to recall that they're around $20 each, or $160 for a set of eight, plus shipping. I think I paid $189 for the gold set. Of all the different filters...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 19th September 2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,720
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Fuel injection stacks and manifold

Here are some photos of the EFI stacks on my SPF P/2192. It has a Keith Craft 427W with TWM EFI and special tall velocity stacks topped with Bill's Max Flow s/s velocity stack filters.

After...
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 9th July 2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,904
Posted By kepetersen
Re: ***Vintage Sponsorship Decals & Graphics***

Chris:

Static cling would be nice, given that you could remove it when you like. If it were applied inside the window, the SPF window tinting would diminish the aesthetics. That said, if it were...
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 6th July 2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,904
Posted By kepetersen
Windshield Sun Visor?

Chris:

I've just put my SPF Mk I on the road, and many thanks for the great decals you've provided.

We once talked about your developing a colored windshield sun visor strip for the GT40; any...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 22nd June 2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,196
Posted By kepetersen
Re: whats all this then - "Aspira"

Beautiful car! I can't wait to see more. One thing I could do without, and that's fake (and aerodynamically inefficient) air ducts, like those forward of the front wheels. Maybe that will be...
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 18th June 2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,546
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Gulf GT40 fine art print now available in small or large sizes

I'm curious: How does someone with only two posts manage to have two reputation points? Especially when they're both advertisements?

I've only managed the same number of reputation points...
Forum: All GT40 17th June 2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By kepetersen
Re: My new tag!!!!

Great tag, Ron! Nice to see that there will be at least one more 'FELIX' on the road. That was a storied GT40, and I can only hope that you will have as many satisfying adventures as Felix's owners...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 17th June 2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,355
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Weber Carbs for fuel injection?

Thanks, Al! The car has just been road tested for an article in Car & Driver. I give some of the details in the Superformance forum.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 16th June 2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,311
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Original Specification Parts **PICTURES ONLY**DO NOT COMMENT

Is it only my computer or have all of the great photos from James been deleted from his posts? They're a fantastic resource and if anyone knows where else they may be found, please let me know.
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 13th June 2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,355
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Weber Carbs for fuel injection?

Here's another look at the TWM setup using their 'Nostalgia Look' Weber-style velocity stacks. They use tall stacks in a brushed aluminum and have a very 1960's look - no polishing here! I...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 11th June 2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,000
Posted By kepetersen
Engine Serial Numbers

Can anyone explain to me how, back in the day, they coded engine serial numbers for the GT40 Mk I? I'm creating a data plate for the engine compartment and would like to replicate something that...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 9th June 2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,330
Posted By kepetersen
Re: GT40's at VIR Memorial Day

P2192 – an SPF Mk I – was run through the paces by Car & Driver magazine about two weeks ago. Unfortunately, the road test wasn't completed and a couple of items, such as the 0-60 mph run, weren't...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 8th June 2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,108
Posted By kepetersen
Le Mans Tech Stickers

Does anyone have a photo of a scrutineer's tech sticker from the window of a mid-60's GT40 competing at the Le Mans 24 hour race?

Any other similar tech stickers from that era would also be...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 2nd June 2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,060
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Round Driving Light Option?

Many thanks, guys! Some great leads; now I just have to wait for my car to be ready for pick-up (maybe next Thursday!). Once I have it home I'll begin some of the more esoteric modifications, and...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 28th May 2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,330
Posted By kepetersen
Re: GT40's at VIR Memorial Day

This was a fantastic event! Dozens of Cobras, along with a Lotus, a NASCAR veteran, a Porsche, a Viper or two, and at least four GT40s – including the debut of my car, P2192! It was my first time...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 4th May 2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,327
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Lucas mirror ? for Doc Watson

Andy:

No worries, I ended up finding another one in the UK; it's presently winging its way to the states. Did you win the bid? I hope one of ours got it!

Kim
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 4th April 2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 122,324
Posted By kepetersen
ZFQ: Actual Shipping Date?

Chris:

Did the transmissions actually get sent or is there another delay? A number of us are hopeful that they're en route.

Thanks!

Kim
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 2nd April 2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,327
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Lucas mirror ? for Doc Watson

Steve and Paul:

Thanks for the advice! I'll start my search tonight.

Kim
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 30th March 2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,327
Posted By kepetersen
Anyone have a source for Lucas 608 mirror?

Does anyone have a source for the elusive Lucas 608 mirror? I've been checking Ebay with little success. If you have one, by all means send me a PM and we can work out a deal. Thanks!

(I trust...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th March 2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,267
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Individual Weber/TWM Screens

Here are some other photos of the engine bay with the new screens:
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th March 2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,267
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Individual Weber/TWM Screens

I've been reading this thread with great interest for some months now with an eye to finding some solution for my TWM 'nostalgia' velocity stacks other than the soda-can style filters that Roush and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 27th March 2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,060
Posted By kepetersen
Round Driving Light Option?

Has anyone successfully replaced the standard fog light/turn signal array located under the headlights with the larger, round driving lights found on several of the Mk I cars (e.g., P/1076)? I...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 6th March 2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Registration in So. Carolina?

Markus:

Wow! What a wealth of information; many thanks. The car is being prepared by Olthoff in NC, but I plan on leaving the car in South Carolina for the next couple of years.

I'll begin...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 6th March 2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By kepetersen
Registration in So. Carolina?

Does anyone have experience in registering a GT40 in South Carolina?

My Superformance MK I will be ready soon, and I've heard conflicting stories; for example, I was told that SC was one of the...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd March 2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,118
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Biting the hand that feeds you/shot you.

Pete: Now we both know that I never called you a redneck; oddly enough, you 'labeled' yourself that in your first post, so your sense of insult is somewhat bewildering. Granted, I did say that you...
Forum: The Paddock 1st March 2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,118
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Biting the hand that feeds you/shot you.

You compound the arrogance with your assumptions about those that disagree with your position.

Kim
Forum: The Paddock 29th February 2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,118
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Biting the hand that feeds you/shot you.

Let's see here: An innocent Iraqi family doesn't slow down fast enough for a road block and is fired upon by soldiers. The family is seriously wounded and have to receive hospital care in the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 30th November 2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Front Tyre/Tire - Avon

Another item that Avon may wish to consider on future iterations of their tire is to use the large AVON hollow type on the sidewall - duplicating the look of their pure racing tires. This would also...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 8th October 2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,846
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Anglo American Racing

Just to close this out, I've written many emails over the past several weeks (to this and other of their email addresses), including last week. No response. Obviously the owners of Anglo American...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 3rd October 2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,846
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Anglo American Racing

Gary:

Thanks for scrounging the information for me – a very kind gesture. And that is the number I've been trying, along with a couple of others I found on WHOIS.

I've reconciled myself to...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 2nd October 2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,846
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Anglo American Racing

Gary:

They're in Phoenix, and it's my understanding from another website that the store appears shuttered. I don't have the address and have tried again to call them but their numbers appear to...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 1st October 2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,846
Posted By kepetersen
Anglo American Racing

I recently did business with a firm called Anglo American Racing in Arizona. They came highly recommended, and doing business with Martin, the proprietor was pure delight -- a great guy.

I...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 15th September 2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Original new car decals and stickers

James:

Those look great! Do you have a source for picking up a set?

Thanks,

Kim
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 2nd July 2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 122,324
Posted By kepetersen
Re: ZFQ new proposed GT40 transaxle

Chris:

As one of those waiting for your Quaife unit so that I can retrieve my car from Olthoffs, can you update us on the delivery dates you listed above? According to your earlier expectation,...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 20th June 2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Aluminum Block Turn Key....

I've got to endorse Keith Craft as well. They've just completed my aluminum 351/427 and have been great to work with. Keith is always available to answer questions, and his team has been very...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 25th May 2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,526
Posted By kepetersen
Re: Carlisle pictures and video

Mark:

Great photos! Could you give me some details on the yellow 962-like racer? It's a great looking car. Is it a kitcar of some sort?

Kim
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 20th May 2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,336
Posted By kepetersen
Re: ZF vs. Quiafe

Having started this thread in the hopes of learning more about Quaife transaxles (given the continued delays in the availability of ZFs), I was very pleased to hear the many informed opinions that...
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