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Forum: Superformance GT40s 12th June 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Front bearing adjustment

That's it Markus / Rick thanks for your replies.

8000 miles since modifications and all is still ok.

Just for a remind (but many of you already know that) Timken bearings must have a minimum...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 11th June 2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Front bearing adjustment

Hi Chris,

Just seen your post about bearings..

Superformance has undersized front and rear bearings so you'll have to replace or adjust them frequently.

There's no problem for US roads but...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 15th September 2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,871
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le mans classic 2018

When you come here, use a coyote or Waze, they are very useful tools !!

To avoid mobile trap never drive on motorways or major roads, only drive on small roads which are very nice with GT40 or...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 2nd August 2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Posted By ROBY427
Re: RHD Shift Linkage

Hi Richard,

Did you get a reply about your question ?

If no I can check in my car if you want (4/5 screws to remove the linkage cover).

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 12th January 2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By ROBY427
Re: SHOCKS Question

Again thank you guys.

After discussing with QA1 technician I've placed my order for the followings:

- QA1 - DS401 single adjustment shocks

- QA1 - 9HT550 2,5"I/D - 9" springs

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th January 2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By ROBY427
Re: SHOCKS Question

OK thank you very much. Msg sent to QA1.

I'll post the ref they'll send me.

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th January 2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By ROBY427
Re: SHOCKS Question

Ok thanks guys.

Do you have the exact ref of the QA1 (single adjustment) - Front please ?

If not I'll send an email to QA1 sales department.

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 9th January 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By ROBY427
SHOCKS Question

Hello,

I'd like to replace my front shocks (MK2 P2193) but I want to keep my springs.

In fact since I own the car I had 2 different shocks at the front. One was longer than the other. Is it...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 5th December 2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By ROBY427
Re: What Size CR6ZZ AVONs are you running?

Hi Gary,

I run 215 Front and 295 Rear. Very good tires on GT40 (best ?). This tires are used here in europe by every historic racing cars meaning that they are very good on roads and race tracks....
Forum: Superformance GT40s 28th October 2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Parking Brake Adjustment

Hi Dave,

Well you may have a problem with your parking brakes ??? mine works very well even in high slopes !! and I have the factory kit !

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th October 2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Quaife and SubFrame Interference

Humm I went to Irvine in 2014 and met all the team of Hillbank.

I understood that they well know selling cars... but technically ????

If you want call Geoff Booth or Simon McCann at Quaife in...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th October 2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Quaife and SubFrame Interference

Hi Tim,

For the crossbar that you're going to cut to install the ZFQ, I didn't add any additional support and nothing has moved since I've done it.

The rear frame just support the rear body...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th October 2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Quaife and SubFrame Interference

Tim don't forget to install the Quaife oil pump at the rear of the gearbox... or in 6500/7000 miles you'll have to replace the crown wheel + pinion (3500$)

I had the problem.... (thanks Quaife !)...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th October 2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Quaife and SubFrame Interference

You're right Tim you have to cut the top horizontal crossbar.

No choice.. It's impossible to install the ZF quaife otherwise.

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 11th September 2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By ROBY427
Re: SPF Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

Hello all,

After spending many times on my wheel bearings too (I posted on this forum all modification I've done (sleeves / bigger and larger wheel bearings)) I've modified my uprights by making...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 9th September 2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By ROBY427
Re: WANTED: LEFT SPOTLIGHT COVER for SPF GT40

Thank you Ian. I sent an email to Roy I'm waiting for his answer now.

ROBY427
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 9th September 2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By ROBY427
WANTED: LEFT SPOTLIGHT COVER for SPF GT40

Hello,

Anybody know where I can buy a left spotlight cover in UK for my SPF GT40 please ? SPF can provide it but it takes long time and shipping is very expensive for a so light and small part.
...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 13th August 2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,224
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Calling Quaife ZFQ Owners - Speedo Connection

Hi Richard,

I own 2193 and i have no adapter at the back of my speedo and the cable is not too short to be connected to the zfq. Nevertheless my speedo is a smiths (clockwise) so could you send me...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 5th August 2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By ROBY427
Re: P2334 Transaxle is IN!

You're right Tim it was a wrong material gear. On which gear (cam or distributor) ? I will never know. As the engine was out of warranty... you can imagine the answer from Roush...
I bought the new...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 5th August 2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By ROBY427
Re: P2334 Transaxle is IN!

Tim just for info a picture of the oil pump for the ZFQ.

83105

ROBY427
Forum: Superformance GT40s 5th August 2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By ROBY427
Re: P2334 Transaxle is IN!

Hi Tim,

I'm discovering your post and I've seen you have the same car as me (P2193 - MKII / Roush 427IR / ZFQ).

Be careful with your ZFQ. I've seen on your pictures that you haven't the oil...
Forum: All GT40 6th July 2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,406
Posted By ROBY427
Re: GT40 public attention

I'm very surprised by the bad adventure you had in car show in the US.

Each time I came in the US I have felt people respectful, honest and polite.

Here it's the contrary.. I never had problems...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 20th May 2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Roush 8 stack fuel leak

Hi Markus,

Thanks for the o-ring info.

Yes I'm going to LMC with the GT40. Hope we could meet there (I could give you my cell phone number in PM).

ROBY427
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 20th May 2016, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Roush 8 stack fuel leak

Hi Markus,

If you ever have the o-rings reference I'm very interested to get it... We never know...

Thanks,

ROBY427 (do you plan to go to Le Mans Classic in July ?)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 20th May 2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Roush 8 stack fuel leak

Hi Daryl,

I've got the same EFI stack and I had a similar problem when I've tried to start the engine after 1 year stop.

Fuel was leaking (big leaks) from the center o-rings.

In fact it was...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 17th April 2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,120
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Gelscoe Motorsport Ltd

Hi,

Same as John from my side: last year I sent them an email with prices inquiry and I'm still waiting their answer (there was for 30000$ of parts approximatly).

First time I sent an email but...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 11th March 2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By ROBY427
Re: GT40s en France

Hi David,

I don't know where you're going to live in France but from my side I'm living in Toulouse (South West of France where there are plenty of perfect roads for the GT40...).

3 others...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 23rd January 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By ROBY427
Re: SPF Accelerator Cable

Hi Mark,

I've done it by just removing the 4 bolts of the pedal box then you can toggle it and get access to the throttle cable. Access is easier by removing the fake oil, cooler, a/c box and...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 24th December 2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,540
Posted By ROBY427
Re: SPF GT 40 Air Conditioning

I don't know if your GT40 were built like mine (P2193) but after disassembled mine totally (I had to replace the tub) I've discovered the following about A/C / heat:

- Between the seats and the...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 5th October 2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,078
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Superformance GT40 MK II for sale

Hi Rick,

I don't know if it's the same in the US but in France Colors can make the difference when selling a car: It took for me 6 months to sell an ERA Cobra replica which was Grey with twin...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th August 2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Water radiator

Hi Rick,

The specialist told me that the cooling fins must be replaced. Before that he tried to weld where it leaks and stick but it still leak.

So I have no choice... replacing cooling fins...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th August 2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By ROBY427
Water radiator

Hello,

My water radiator is leaking and no specialists have been able to repair it. It still leaks.

Anybody knows which radiator type (I suppose this radiator is already installed in some...
Forum: All GT40 12th August 2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,108
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Anyone Know SPF 2202?

Hi guys,

If it could help I've painted mine (GT40P/2193) in Gulf colors (small lines between orange and light blue are in dark Gulf blue).

79239

79240

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 2nd September 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Speaking of hot wires...

Hi Grady,

I have the same problem like you.

Could you specify the model of relay you have installed and if you have a drawing of the new cabling ?

Thanks in advance,

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 15th July 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,460
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Sprocket hubs failure

Dave here are the price details about my solution:

- Machine the 2 rear uprights + 2 sleeves ==> 300€ so 400$

- New bearings (2x 18720 + 2x 32010 + cones + nilos) ==> 185€ so 250$

I suppose...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 15th July 2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,460
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Sprocket hubs failure

Hi Dave,

I’ve just read your post about the bearings/hubs failures on our SPF GT40 and I’m very sorry to forget to upgrade the post once I solved my problems months ago.

Well I absolutely agree...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 30th June 2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic - Driving in France

You're right Pilou, you have to downgrade Waze application if you want the fixed cameras to appear exactly where they are. Otherwise Waze will specify a zone.

Mike, we can drive more than 210km/h...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 29th June 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic - Driving in France

No agree with you David.

You can use WAZE or COYOTE with no problem.

And for those who are coming to Le Mans Classic I recommend to use this applications.

From my side I have a trip of 375...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 22nd April 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Others GT40

Bonjour Yves,

Juste pour info la replica Superformance est une 'Continuation' et son numéro officiel est le P2193.

Merci pour la rectification.

OlivieR
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 8th April 2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,069
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic Track Laps

Have just replied Geert.

OlivieR
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 7th April 2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,069
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic Track Laps

Ok Andrew, Thanks for him.

Please tell him that it's very Urgent.. I know some French that would like to get that session but Geert was the first !

OlivieR
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 6th April 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,069
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic Track Laps

Hi Geert,

Still ok for a track session for LMC 2014 ?

I found a session for you the Saturday morning.

Cost is 150€.

If you're interested please let me know ASAP.
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 17th March 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,069
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic Track Laps

All tracks sessions are full but if one of the guys that booked one session cancels for any reasons why not ?

I'm going to ask to my friend if it's possible and let you know.

OliveR
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 17th March 2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,069
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic Track Laps

Paul, I drove my Cobra in 2012 at LMC during the track session (I've been able to drive 4 laps of 13kms.).

You can believe me I drove my Cobra like I never did it before. On the Hunaudière...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 16th March 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,069
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic Track Laps

Paul, is it in September that you've booked your track laps or later ?

Because if you booked in September you were one of the first ! I don't understand why LMC organisation told you that you...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 16th March 2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,069
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Le Mans Classic Track Laps

Hi Paul, Geert,

From our side in France we've booked the track laps end of November in order to be sure to drive on the track the Saturday 5.

I don't know when you sent your registration...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 19th February 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,460
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Sprocket hubs failure

Hi Rick,

Thanks for the drawing.

Could you provide me the N°10 parts please ? 2x for inner left and right wheel bearings and 2x for outside left and right wheel bearings ?

OlivieR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 19th February 2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,460
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Sprocket hubs failure

Mike, I'll make pictures once I'll get my parts machined and post them here.

OliveR
Forum: Superformance GT40s 18th February 2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,460
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Sprocket hubs failure

Thanks Jac Mac.

For info on 99% of European cars you have a pre-load spacer between wheel bearings.

I cannot understand why SUPERFORMANCE didn't study/think about that when they started...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 18th February 2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,460
Posted By ROBY427
Re: Sprocket hubs failure

Many thanks for all your relies but:

- my machine shop doesn't recommend to knurl the axle. For him it's a temporary solution. With different effort applied on the wheel bearings and the axle when...
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