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Forum: The Paddock 4th April 2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,026
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Edd China leaving Wheeler Dealers

If you want to watch some interesting wrenching action, presented with humor, and with the possibility of really learning something, try the guys at Bad Obsession Motorsport on YouTube. Nik...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 3rd April 2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,369
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Superformance GT40 MKII For Sale

Uh.......after chasing Kirby around Road America during the all GT40 "exhibition" session at the 2009 event I can personally attest that his car is quick and that "old Kirby" can indeed hustle a fast...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 19th May 2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By daryl adams
Roush 8 stack fuel leak

My Roush 8 stack injection system has started leaking at the end of the fuel rail. It's dripping right onto the distributor. I was lucky I noticed it before heading out on my first drive of the...
Forum: Original GT40s 2nd April 2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,847
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Alan Mann Car

Perhaps it was built from this early Superformance MKI that Mann bought back in 2007.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th July 2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By daryl adams
Re: RBT ZF Fluid Replacement

The ZF dash1 in my Mangusta has a fill plug on its tail casting. You fill through that opening until oil runs out and it's full. I've been thinking of using that datum line to make a dipstick to...
Forum: The Paddock 9th July 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Russian Jets.

+1 Reminds me of this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ua_TZ84hmEA
Forum: The Race Track 3rd July 2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By daryl adams
Be careful

Those of you who attended the GT40 event at the Redman Historics at Road America a few years back with no doubt recall turn five. This shunt happened there during the Ferrari challenge event the...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 30th June 2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,883
Posted By daryl adams
Re: how to jack car,

I made these lift bars as my student project in the welding class I took. They sit on the jack pad. The rear bar had to be notched for clearance at the ZF. Way over designed but hey, it was for...
Forum: The Paddock 15th June 2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,785
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Hillary running for POTUS .

My wife went to high school with HC and I think she would agree with your comment.
Forum: The Paddock 10th February 2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Haynes Workshop Manual.

johny be good
Yellow sub
locomotion
99 red balloons
Wake up little suzy
La bamba
Twist and Shout
Runaway
Summertime blues
Wooley Bulley
Forum: Superformance GT40s 23rd January 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,873
Posted By daryl adams
SPF GT40 on "How It's Made-Dreamcars"

Anyone else watch this segment? It really showed the "old school" methods used to build our "old school" cars. It was an especially big contrast with the show that followed immediately after it,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 23rd December 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,811
Posted By daryl adams
Re: New Member - Hello

Several of us on this forum had the unique opportunity to be on the track at the same time as this car at the historic races held at Road America a few years back. This was taken on the false grid...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd December 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Joe Cocker.

Loved the man. Here's my favorite music video. At the end he looks back over his shoulder at the camera. A very touching "goodbye" from one of the greats.
...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 15th October 2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Mystery Solved

You guys are going to have to help me understand this. It would seem that the cap screw is subject to some side loading as well as tensile loading. My understanding is that high strength bolts have...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 5th September 2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Dino Competizione at Pebble

Good for you, Jim. I happened to be vacationing in Florence when the glass box exhibition was going on. I had no idea the show was there and literally stumbled upon it when I went for a night time...
Forum: The Paddock 11th June 2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By daryl adams
Re: I Just [email protected]&* Shot Myself . . . .

The more sobering thought is that all these morons have the right to vote. It's no wonder that so many idiots are elected to public office.
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 19th March 2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 127
Sticky: Poll: GT40 50TH Reunion!
Views: 43,691
Posted By daryl adams
Re: GT40 50TH Reunion!

This sounds like loads of fun. We had a great time at the RA event. The problem is I have no trailer or tow vehicle. I used to drive out in the fall for the F1 races at the Glen, but I'm not sure I...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 3rd March 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,278
Posted By daryl adams
Re: P2304

Jeffrey, I think you'll find it's been worth the wait. When I bought my SPF I sold a Ferrari, gave Superformance a healthy deposit, and waited nearly three years for my GT40. I was one of the first...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 10th February 2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Be prepared to laugh

That's just it. They were classified as motorcycles.
Forum: The Paddock 31st January 2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Garage wiring question....

Dwight's correct, so long as you are talking about adding an additional switched light to the existing circuit. Here's a diagram showing another way to look at it. However, you need to be careful...
Forum: The Paddock 27th January 2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Boeing 777 Made From Manilla Folders

This guy needs a girlfriend.
Forum: The Paddock 19th January 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Exercises for WOGGS

Be careful what you ask for.
Forum: The Paddock 2nd December 2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By daryl adams
Re: some aviation Pics

Mike,

Who is responsible for the calculations and planning needed to balance and secure a monster load like that?
Forum: The Paddock 1st December 2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By daryl adams
Re: some aviation Pics

To quote a line from "Dirty Harry"........My...that's a big one!
Forum: The Paddock 26th November 2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,047
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Shocking accident scene

The Weinermobile used to transport the company spokesman, Little Oscar, to public appearances. Little Oscar was a "little person" dressed in chef's attire. When I was a kid back in the 50's I got to...
Forum: The Paddock 19th November 2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,606
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Oh CRUD!

We're all busy driving our cars.
Forum: The Paddock 19th October 2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 32,118
Posted By daryl adams
Re: F1 in 2013

For me it's a very emotional and evocative sound that takes me back to a special time in my youth. It's a sound I haven't heard in over 54 years. It is exactly the same as the Weber/Costello "Little...
Forum: All GT40 11th October 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Road and Track on the GT40

I guess this is an example of why I am disappointed with the new Road & Track. The old editorial crew would not have let the story go to print mentioning the GT40's "massive 427 cubic inch engine"...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 26th September 2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By daryl adams
Road America in 1959

Here's an old film of the 1959 June Sprints at Road America. Those of you who have raced here will recognize every corner, It's also interesting to note what no longer exists (the old "pagoda" race...
Forum: All GT40 9th September 2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,226
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Resale values on different replica vendors

Maybe that's what this guy was thinking: (NSW language)

Bugatti Veyron Lake Crash-- Original Video- 1st hand account - YouTube
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 8th September 2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,839
Posted By daryl adams
Re: How do you get your windows to sparkle?

I've found the best stuff is Plexus plastic cleaner and polish. It was developed for aircraft canopies and I have used it for my race helmet visor for years. (I must say I do like the applicator the...
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 5th September 2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Lola 1988 T88/90 S2000 Vintage Race Car T88 90

Interesting that you would post this. I very much miss my SCCA racing, which I gave up to buy my Superformance. I have lately been considering selling my GT40, getting a Sports 2000 like this and...
Forum: Original GT40s 10th August 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,379
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Honker II

One of my college friends owned and restored the original Honker. It was great fun to go watch him run it at the historics at Road America. A very pretty car.
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 12th June 2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,701
Posted By daryl adams
Re: A Texas GT40's event?

Trailer? TRAILER? Why don't we drive down?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 6th June 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By daryl adams
Re: EFI fuel pump inertia switch

Thanks guys. I've been getting a little spooked about safety lately and the fuel thing is something I want to address. I have a fuel pump switch on the dash, and the easiest thing to do would be to...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 3rd June 2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By daryl adams
EFI fuel pump inertia switch

I'm interested in knowing how many of you running EFI have an inertia switch on the high pressure fuel pump, what type you used and where you mounted it. Thanks.
Forum: The Paddock 19th April 2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,259
Posted By daryl adams
Re: R.I.P Mrs. Thatcher

I was not surprised by this. Obama is committed to the "redistribution of wealth". Ms Thatcher, bless her heart, said that "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's...
Forum: Original GT40s 21st March 2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,339
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Some vintage pictures

Man alive, Kirby. That was great. I recognize a lot of stuff there. I might well have been standing in the crowd near the pagoda in that one Road America shot. I feel really lucky to have been able...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 7th February 2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By daryl adams
Re: SPF Steering Rack to Tub Seals Available

I'll take the other if it's still available.
Forum: All GT40 21st December 2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,461
Posted By daryl adams
Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th September 2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By daryl adams
Re: SPF GT40's at Crescent Classic

Rain X is fine, except for when you're going slow, in traffic, through unfamiliar territory, at night. Gotta fix that wiper.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th September 2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By daryl adams
Re: SPF GT40's at Crescent Classic

Shoot, if I could get my windshield wipers to work I'd drive down there.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 19th September 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,438
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Road Clearance Issue

Here are a couple shots from the olden days that seem to show some dangling bits.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 13th September 2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,438
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Road Clearance Issue

Yes, however there is real danger of damage, at least in my part of the world, from dropping a front wheel in a pothole or other similar depression.
Forum: All GT40 22nd May 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 20,770
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Ronnie Spain's Book

Ronnie,

I thought I had responded but just discovered I haven't. Please do add me to the autographed copy list. I very much look forward to your book.

Daryl
Forum: Superformance GT40s 17th May 2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Broken door cable

Mike, I think you should do what I did and get the door latch kit. Getting rid of those cables not only makes for better door operation, but also frees up space to pack "stuff" in the door cavity for...
Forum: The Paddock 27th February 2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Looking for Ferrari info.

I spend a lot of time on Ferrarichat and agree that's where you should look. There is a sub-forum on Vintage Ferraris with many knowlegable posters. One guy you will want to ping is Marcel Massini....
Forum: The Paddock 4th January 2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Magazines

Hah! Tha's a good one. Perhaps if I were I would not have had to sell my race car.
Forum: The Paddock 3rd January 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Magazines

Architectural Record
Architect
Residential Architect
Road & Track
Autoweek
Sports & Exotic Car
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 7th December 2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,649
Posted By daryl adams
Re: Modification of Quanset barn

Dalton is right. These structures are designed around the principal of the arch and the diaphragm. They are quite strong as long as the structural loads are transferred to the ground through the...
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