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Forum: The SLC Clubhouse Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,258
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: CamT's build thread

Cam I linked the Simson belt mounting info below. Have a close look at the floor mount points for a 6 point harness. Especially the crotch strap mount point, page #9. That looks like it might be a...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Wrapping headers

I would ceramic coat inside and out. Permanent solution and very effective. If you really want to keep the heat in then add this later. I think this stuff would work for a relatively small piece like...
Forum: All GT40 15th January 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Another of the Greats Gone - RIP Dan Gurney

Those were the years.................
Forum: All GT40 15th January 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Howard Jones
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 13th January 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: best heat shield material

I used this on my GT40's rear clip to keep heat off the exterior paint. I glued it to the interior fiberglass with the spray on glue. This was done over 10 years ago, more like 15 but I'm not sure...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 10th January 2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Howard Jones
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 5th January 2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,258
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: CamT's build thread

Thanks Fran for the info. By the way my SLC uses a G50, the 5 speed version of the above shifter that came with the car from Fran and my own pieces at the gearbox. It shifts better than any car I...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 5th January 2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: UN1 Output shafts

Thanks Paul, that will be a lot of help the next time I take mine apart. As I said before the nearest inch sizes are very tight and can be very difficult to remove. IMHO the metric sizes must be...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 4th January 2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,258
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: CamT's build thread

Cam is the "oem" shifter a 5 speed or 6 speed unit. If 6 speed would it work on a 5 speed? If you don't know, do you have the part number? I could call the manufacture. I might be interested if it is...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 2nd January 2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: UN1 Output shafts

Paul, could you post the sizes of those split pins please. Am I correct that they are metric?

Thanks
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 1st January 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Ho 302 f1se

Jack is correct. 302's are shorter in height, a little bit wider, and the same in lenght. The little bit of height can be a factor in some GT40 kits because of the engine cover clearance. This is of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 31st December 2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: GTD40 chassis # help please

Here's some pictures of a annual party I used to have at my house when I lived in California. Faili is in several of them. He's the guy with the knit hat on in the first picture.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 31st December 2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: GTD40 chassis # help please

Hey Bud, You remember Fred's GTD Chassis #? Faili and I did our SB100's the same year when we lived near each other in the SF Bay Area. I have lost track of him as I think he moved to Mexico.

Bud...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 31st December 2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Ho 302 f1se

I have no direct knowledge of Blueprint motors but these specs are what I would generally recommend as a good solid street pump gas motor. 302s are a bit shorter and tend to fit GT40s a bit easier....
Forum: The Paddock 31st December 2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,078
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Why this forum is dissapperaring up its own anus?

David please don't leave the forum completely. I consider you a friend of mine even though we have never met. Just ignore the stuff you want to and enjoy the rest. I still find the builder logs to in...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 30th December 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Ho 302 f1se

What fuel will you use? Pump gas? How much power do you want? and, Street, Street/track, or track only.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 29th December 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: UN1 Output shafts

If I remember correctly the roll pin is metric. If you try and put in a USA version it will be very tight. Too tight really and is hard to get out. Check with the UK guys they know more about these...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 28th December 2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: UN1 Output shafts

Before you drive the roll pins into place. Pack the inside of each pin with silicon. As the pins compress in place they will fill the remaining hole and seal the hole and the pin. This will prevent...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 21st December 2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,141
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Stephan's SLC Build Log

Move the horns out of the airflow approach to the front of the radiator and back away from the airflow exit from the radiator. I have found the radiator I got with my SLC to be marginal and every bit...
Forum: The Paddock 16th December 2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Reinventing the Wheel

Thanks for that. Great content for the paddock.
Forum: The Paddock 16th December 2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas ya all
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 16th December 2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 220,669
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

I found this online at: Pelican Parts. They are a well known Porsche parts and racing supplier. The response was found on their forum and the question was generally how hot can a G50 get with the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 16th December 2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Oil.....

Something to consider on the zink content issue. Oil manufactures change the blend of their oil from time to time. Usually this is a result of regulation. This how we got into this mess to begin...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 13th December 2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 220,669
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

Standard. What I am saying is I had a about 5 of 10 oversteer condition at moderately high speeds that improved by changing rear wing AOA from 0 to +4. I don't consider the imbalance fixed, just...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 12th December 2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 220,669
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

I ran the car at MSR Houston last Saturday and Sunday. The open track group was Chin Motorsports and all I can say about that is a VERY BIG THANK YOU!!!!! They went out of their way to find a way to...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 11th December 2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 220,669
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

I did cut off the neck of the Sparco filler and weld on a more straight down outlet tube. It fills fine from a 5 gallon fuel can but I haven't filled it from a gas pump yet. I don't see why it...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 11th December 2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Rcr 962

Be aware of the low nature of a 962 and for that matter the 956 and most other modern prototypes. At some point they are just too low to be a street car. I am sure the front lift system helps...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 6th December 2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,258
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: CamT's build thread

Now is the time to open up the big hole over the drivers side foot box area. The round OEM one is marginal for fitting your hands down in there to work on peddle box, etc. See picture below.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 6th December 2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC Cooling Questions

By jove............I think you have it!
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 3rd December 2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 219,336
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Rumbles SLC Build

The recesses MUST BE REMOVED!!!!! or they will collect beers.......................
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 1st December 2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 220,669
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

Here's some more recent pictures of the electric pump install and other plumbing of the bleed system on the engine. Also a couple of sorta overall engine room pictures.
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 1st December 2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 76,802
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Fling SLC Build Thread

Michael. Have a look here. This is the one I use. See the image resizer.

Free Picture Solutions - Free Picture Editing Software (http://freepicturesolutions.com/)
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 29th November 2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC Cooling Questions

Leave out the thermostat for now until you have a "it won't warm up" problem. If your cars "fast" to overheat turns into a "slow" to overheat you want to know that it's not the thermostat because...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 29th November 2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,507
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Another SLC hits the streets

I had exactly the same thing happen. I replaced the POS filter with one of these:

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-230116/overview/
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 29th November 2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC Cooling Questions

I want you know that I have made dumber mistakes myself so don't take this wrong. Are you sure both pumps are pumping the water in the same direction? The fact that hot water seams to get to the...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 27th November 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC Cooling Questions

Second round of questions:

Question #6: I was asking if you have a thermostat and if so what is the opening temp: I.E. 185F, 195F. If you do use a thermostat then the coolant temp should be stable...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 26th November 2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,258
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: CamT's build thread

IMHO running brake lines that exposed to being hit by road debris isn't the best choice. I did sorta the same way but routed up from the chassis, across, and then back down to the caliper, with...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 24th November 2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC Cooling Questions

Lets get some clear data into this thread.

1. What model number/type electric pump are you using?

2. What mechanical pump are you using, OEM GM?

3. Diameter of both mech. pump pulleys, pump...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 22nd November 2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC Cooling Questions

Header tank is far too low. See my picture below. I can't see engine bleed lines but I will assume they are there. And finally heaters will hold air. Make sure the heater water lines are full open...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 13th November 2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 220,669
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

It the same as a RCR oem. I'll get drawing out and report.
30X13X3 +- 1/8
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 8th November 2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 220,669
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

Great, I would l meet you, look over your car, and pick your brain on your setup. Let me know when you decide.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 7th November 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Seat and seat belt retention methods

The forces generated in a shunt MUST be transmitted to the belt system and then directly to the chassis NOT the seat!!!!! Do not bolt seatbelt system to seat!
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 7th November 2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Seat and seat belt retention methods

Here's what I am talking about. I made my mount but you get the idea.
Forum: All GT40 6th November 2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,392
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: The Paddock Poll

That Ron......just might be the best one yet................I've been laughing for 10 mins and my wife came in and wanted to know what the hell is so funny? How would you answer that one?...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 6th November 2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Seat and seat belt retention methods

Do you have a lowered pan for the seat to sit in or is it a flat floor. Check my build log for pictures. In my car the drivers seat is in a lowered pan and the passengers is on the flat floor.
...
Forum: All GT40 6th November 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,392
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: The Paddock Poll

Ron. I want you do whatever you think is the best thing to do for GT40s.com. I come here to work on my cars and and learn about mid engine prototypes. I'm done with the paddoc as far as posting goes...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 30th October 2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,399
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

I sorry I missed this thread. Sent in another gold thing. How about we put all the non GT40 build threads in the wings wheels and keels, or a "other mid engine builds'" thread.

As an aside. The...
Forum: All GT40 30th October 2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC build threads?

Sent in another gold supporter payment. How about put all the non GT40 build logs in the wings wheels and keels, or a build logs "other". I am sorry I missed that link to GT40s.com support needed...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 30th October 2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: Reverse Rotation Automatic Transaxle. Planetary gearset?

I would think a donor boxer power train would work well in a mid engine VW project. The old boxers are getting pretty cheap and you would have all the electrical system to go with it.
Forum: All GT40 30th October 2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Howard Jones
Re: SLC build threads?

Must be a update?
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