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Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 20th October 2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,460
Posted By Chally72
Re: Full CAD Model- 5.0 Coyote Engine

The full model is there. Play with your STEP import options- the cylinder heads don't like to come in as anything other than construction surfaces.
Forum: All GT40 12th January 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,915
Posted By Chally72
Re: It's Official - New GT

Well, the last GT was famous for being an incredible performance bargain, and leveraged existing drivetrain programs, just as this current one will do. Combine that with the fact the GT350R just...
Forum: All GT40 12th January 2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,915
Posted By Chally72
Re: It's Official - New GT

It was heavily rumored DI would be present...it's anyone's guess why it didn't appear. As far as the Ecoboost in the GT....unless the packaging was really so tight as to only allow the shorter V6...
Forum: All GT40 12th January 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,915
Posted By Chally72
Re: It's Official - New GT

While I am quite upset at the fact they passed over the brilliant Voodoo in favor of a freaking V6 Ecoboost, the car looks absolutely stunning. There's a no sound video walkthrough of the car, and I...
Forum: All GT40 9th January 2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,676
Posted By Chally72
Re: New GT?

Ford Is Bringing 'Phoenix' And 'Hummingbird' To Detroit. What Are They? (http://jalopnik.com/ford-is-bringing-phoenix-and-hummingbird-to-detroit-wh-1678397229)

Unless this is a revival of the...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 3rd January 2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,779
Posted By Chally72
Re: Old Tornado- Bringing Back to Life

I got a little sidetracked this fall- picked up a '69 Cougar and have been bringing it to local autocross events, and then tore it apart for a proper paint job when it got cold.

I gave up on...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 22nd December 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,841
Posted By Chally72
Re: Tow Hook in the nose

I guess I've been overthinking it to some extent. I've had this image in my head of the aluminum nose structure immediately being racked to the side by a momentary slack-and-tug scenario. Thanks for...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 13th December 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,841
Posted By Chally72
Tow Hook in the nose

I was wondering what solutions people had for mounting a tow hook in the nose of the car somewhere, and still allowing the nose to come off/on. I'm especially curious what those of you with RCR cars...
Forum: All GT40 10th December 2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,676
Posted By Chally72
Re: New GT?

The last GT short run had nothing to do with fuel economy requirements, and an 07 GT500 is not indicative of fuel economy today. There's no burning need to ecoboost a new GT to add a green eco leaf...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th December 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 167,483
Posted By Chally72
Re: GT90 from ground up

!!!!!!

Is RCR its temporary or forever home?
Forum: All GT40 8th December 2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,676
Posted By Chally72
Re: New GT?

Hybrid technology is much more expensive to add to a car per horsepower than NA or supercharged/turbocharged power. Coupled with a weight penalty that never really goes away no matter how exotic your...
Forum: All GT40 8th December 2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,676
Posted By Chally72
Re: New GT?

Why would you worry about what the 'market' is doing? This car wouldn't be positioned against Mazda sedans. The 5.2 FPC Voodoo was just revealed by Ford, making over 500 NA horsepower...but you want...
Forum: All GT40 8th December 2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,485
Posted By Chally72
Re: GT40 Part CAD Models

Ryan, what model on GrabCAD, (It isn't one of mine,) and what Wilwood part number are you referring to?
Forum: All GT40 25th November 2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,335
Posted By Chally72
Re: News on the new Shelby / 5.2 Flat Plane Ford V8

The sheer amount of ECU maps you have to get into for the variable valve timing is daunting. I believe the blurb from Ford drivetrain team for the regular Mustang GT was that the new variable...
Forum: All GT40 25th November 2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,335
Posted By Chally72
Re: News on the new Shelby / 5.2 Flat Plane Ford V8

Just a note on the variable valve timing- Because of the complexity of dealing with making this work, most Coyote engines seeing a large amount of upgrades, including cams, simply get phaser locks so...
Forum: All GT40 21st November 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,335
Posted By Chally72
Re: News on the new Shelby / 5.2 Flat Plane Ford V8

I disagree. The Coyote has tremendous aftermarket support already, and is installed or being installed in quite a few replicas, including my own. Base Coyote crates can be had for as little as 6k,...
Forum: All GT40 20th November 2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,335
Posted By Chally72
Re: News on the new Shelby / 5.2 Flat Plane Ford V8

The GT500 engine was available to purchase standalone about 6 months after those cars hit dealer lots. I'm sure there will be a crate version of this available down the road....but the price may be...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 11th November 2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,291
Posted By Chally72
Re: A&E Automotive

If he has been having problems for ELEVEN MONTHS NOW, then he really needs to tell his potential/current customers! Not much will infuriate you more than watching someone else cash your check and...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th November 2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,779
Posted By Chally72
Re: Old Tornado- Bringing Back to Life

I think Renato did his a little after I put my modified frame pictures up ;)

The Aluminator XS is nice, but at more than double the money of the base Coyote crate, it is much harder to see the...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th November 2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,779
Posted By Chally72
Re: Old Tornado- Bringing Back to Life

Hi Darrin,

Yes, it is an aluminator crate!

I have done extensive modifications to the frame to fit the Coyote. The changes to the Tornado frame for the Coyote engine are highlighted in one of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 6th November 2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,460
Posted By Chally72
Re: Full CAD Model- 5.0 Coyote Engine

Darrin, I asked the same thing before I purchased my crate, and they answered the same way and were incredibly helpful. Keep in mind, this was back when the 2015 engine changes had not even been...
Forum: The Garage Sale 4th November 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By Chally72
Re: 2000 Chevy C5 Corvette Suspension with wheels

Just an FYI if you don't see much activity...... full C5 rear suspensions, WITH differentials, go for anywhere from $700-1200 on Ebay. I paid around $1000 for mine 4 years ago, when these donor cars...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 27th October 2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,291
Posted By Chally72
Re: A&E Automotive

If it is at all possible, call frequently (I was calling almost every day in the end) or have someone in the US call for you and ask the status of your parts. It seems the squeaky wheel gets the...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 27th October 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,291
Posted By Chally72
Re: A&E Automotive

Mish, I had to chase Eric via email and phone for about 2 months early this year after I ordered an adapter plate, sent him a check, and things went to radio silence. When it finally came in 4 months...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 8th September 2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,750
Posted By Chally72
Re: Tornado Sports Cars- Something to Think About

If you don't want to sell manuals, if you get the windshield in a bag from the supplier, if you instructed Scott not to show anyone his chassis... why not give me these responses when the issues came...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 5th September 2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,460
Posted By Chally72
Re: Full CAD Model- 5.0 Coyote Engine

Glad you can use it!

Ford Racing is awesome. I called, explained what I needed, and got sent that engine mount layout PDF that Darrin posted. I called back, asked for an actual CAD model,...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 5th September 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,750
Posted By Chally72
Tornado Sports Cars- Something to Think About

I wrote the text of this post three months ago, saved it, and didn't look at it or this forum again until today. I wanted some time to cool off and to see if I still felt the same way when I...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th September 2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,677
Posted By Chally72
Re: Pulled apart my fuel tank and...WOW

Just to clarify some things-

I did not purchase the tanks. I purchased the entire kit once removed from the widow of the guy who bought it in 2001 and died before doing much work to it. So the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 15th June 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,677
Posted By Chally72
Re: Pulled apart my fuel tank and...WOW

These tanks are from 2001, so yes, a good deal older. Foam can be had to fill the tanks in solid pieces for under $40 a side. I'll be pulling both sides apart now and replacing this stuff.

Andy,...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 13th June 2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,677
Posted By Chally72
Re: Pulled apart my fuel tank and...WOW

Not 200 dollars...200 pounds sterling. Much more than 200 dollars. And what happens when the end cap pieces pop out and unleash a torrent of crap through the rest of the gas tank? The foam 'caps'...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 13th June 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,677
Posted By Chally72
Angry Pulled apart my fuel tank and...WOW

I recently cut one of my Tornado fuel tanks apart to partition it for an EFI pump in the rear, among other things. These are the 'nice' foam-filled tanks, which are 795 from Tornado instead of 595...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 28th May 2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Chally72
Re: Used 930 Transaxle Purchase

Thanks Terry. I got a quote for the rebuild from a local shop that lines up with your number. The seller has now seen what rebuilt ones go for on Ebay buy it now and has stars in his eyes...I think I...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 28th May 2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
Posted By Chally72
Re: Coyote intake 180 turn

I do not have the headers built yet- I plan to make my own set. For reference, Jason's RCR40 build has separate headers with an H-pipe, which supposedly makes more power. A good custom shop will be...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 27th May 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Chally72
Re: Used 930 Transaxle Purchase

Thanks Bill, that is helpful. I already have an 01E and am debating on whether or not to pursue this, as I would likely sell it outright and keep the other package parts. The price is right on the...
Forum: The Garage Sale 27th May 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,121
Posted By Chally72
Re: Porsche 930 Tranaxle For Sale

Thanks Tom. It was the smaller weld in the second picture I noticed. It appeared to be a snapped fin that was welded recently.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th May 2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
Posted By Chally72
Re: Coyote intake 180 turn

Hugh, it is VERY simple and you will immediately see what needs to be done.

-There is a locating pin that needs to be ground off that helped locate the intake over the runners (not necessary if...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 27th May 2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Chally72
Used 930 Transaxle Purchase

I have the opportunity to possibly purchase an unflipped 930 transaxle with LSD along with a cable shift, small block chevy adapter, and some other odds and ends for a reasonable price. I know very...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 21st May 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,779
Posted By Chally72
Re: Old Tornado- Bringing Back to Life

As it's an aluminum engine that is currently pristine, and the garage has big humility swings, I'd rather not move it in until I have to. I have to shut off power to the garage when I'm not in there,...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 21st May 2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,779
Posted By Chally72
Re: Old Tornado- Bringing Back to Life

Bob, you're a little ahead of me already.... ;)

Simon, I don't think I could beat out the prices of someone like Tornado that just has the door handles cast. Plus I still have to make the actual...
Forum: The Garage Sale 20th May 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,121
Posted By Chally72
Re: Porsche 930 Tranaxle For Sale

Not to be negative, but that looks like quite a bit of recent weld repair...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 20th May 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,779
Posted By Chally72
Re: Old Tornado- Bringing Back to Life

A long update to bring this build log up to the present!

I cut apart the frontend and welded in new upright columns and cross supports. The tubing that supports the coilover mount is now actually...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 15th April 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,837
Posted By Chally72
Re: Registering GT40 in New York state

Please, do post it. I'm in CT but some of the info may be applicable.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 15th April 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By Chally72
Re: 944 trans

The answer is yes...if you don't beat on it. The torque of a V8 is the killer there, and repeated launches from a stop will gut the thing pretty quickly. You'll also start having issues with the 944...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 11th April 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,779
Posted By Chally72
Re: Old Tornado- Bringing Back to Life

I promised myself I wouldn't update this until I was 100% finished with the suspension front and rear, but I can't help it...

Here are some pictures of the aluminum rear uprights I designed and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 7th April 2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By Chally72
Re: RCR GT40 ground clearance

Jason, I've done quite a bit of research on this. As Scott basically said, between 4-4.5" front, 4.5-5" rear seems to be the range most all of the dual purpose road/track cars fall under. Some guys...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 28th March 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,339
Posted By Chally72
Re: Car Wiring Diagram Software

Look at Solid Edge Free 2D drafting. I have the full version of the software and have done a few diagrams like this, but I think you have access to the same tools in the free 2D version. This is not...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 28th March 2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 104,961
Posted By Chally72
Re: Tornado GT40 in Texas

Regarding Keith's mention of vibration....I have a picture somewhere of me hanging my frame from two ratchet straps off of a beam in the ceiling of my garage and beating the tubes with a rubber...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 27th March 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 104,961
Posted By Chally72
Re: Tornado GT40 in Texas

Bob, regarding blowing bits out of the frame.....you are going to have a VERY tough time at this the way you want to approach it.

On my Tornado, I drilled out some ~1500 rivets and removed all of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 27th March 2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By Chally72
Re: Location of lower light cover

The upper edge appears too high if you're looking to get close to original. Because the front is deformed compared to an original shape too, it's going to be up to your judgement and perspective to...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 22nd March 2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 112,006
Posted By Chally72
Re: Norfolk Tornado

Excellent news!

You'll have to start on another one soon so you can continue feeding us all fabrication ideas ;)

Have fun with her!
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