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Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 19th November 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Haynes GT40 manual

Lee:

Here is a photo of the table of contents. Hopefully you can read it.

I have a hard copy version of the book. It's an interesting read and talks a lot about the history of the car. The...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 4th November 2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: G’day from Downunder

Welcome, Rod!

Where are you located? I lived in Hobart for five years.
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 2nd November 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,172
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

Thanks, Ron.

When you say SPF, I assume Lance Stander is the decision maker there?

SPF is only shooting itself in the foot by not paying their bills for the forum. Their owners' website is...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 1st November 2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,172
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

I'm very sorry to see that the site continues to lack sufficient financial support. The site is very valuable to me, especially since Superformance is so incredibly poor at providing any meaningful...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 18th October 2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,685
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: What's better than one GT40?

If we all wanted perfect weather, we'd live in San Diego. Which explains their real estate prices...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 16th October 2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,685
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: What's better than one GT40?

Great video. Colorado is such a beautiful place. Just too bad the season is short!
Forum: All GT40 9th October 2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Glad I live in Charlotte where the Winter driving season is the best time of the year!
Forum: All GT40 9th October 2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Thanks for posting, Mike. The car sounds great.
Forum: The Paddock 4th October 2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guns in America

I think you need to take a breath, Larry.

Our founders were talking about arming Militias, not individuals. And the only guns they knew about at the time were ones like the Brown Bess Musket that...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd October 2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guns in America

Doug, you are absolutely correct about the original intent of the second amendment. It's about the right to maintain a well-regulated militia.

Larry, the NRA and folks like you always come...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,973
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guns in America

Al, let me give you my opinion as a gun owner You said that gun deaths in the US are "statistically insignificant?" Tell that to the families of the 58 people who were killed and 500 more that...
Forum: All GT40 16th September 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

The car looks beautiful, Mike. Worth the wait. Enjoy it before the rain clouds turn into snow clouds.
Forum: All GT40 22nd August 2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Glad to see you on the road, Mike. The car sounds great.
Forum: All GT40 19th August 2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Great to hear, Mike. Would love to see some video if you can post it.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 8th August 2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,996
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Larry H. Miller Museum

I hope they find a home for the collection soon. I was there a few years ago and it was incredible.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 1st August 2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Dave Hood
Road America July 2017

In case you haven't seen this video. Unfortunate accident at the start of the race in July at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The red MKII car is owned by Dennis Olthoff, but I'm not sure...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 12th July 2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,251
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Superformance GT40 MKII For Sale

Kirby:

The link Mike gave you was for the Cobra Country website. That site is run by Curt Scott who is a very good guy to work with. That's probably the best place to advertise your car, and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 12th July 2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Fast ez-efi 2.0

Thanks, Tom. I'll look into your questions, and will read the other thread you provided.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 11th July 2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By Dave Hood
Fast ez-efi 2.0

In a few weeks I'm planning to upgrade my ECU on my Eight Stack fuel injection to the most recent version of the FAST self-tuning system. Is anyone using the new FAST ECU? Any feedback?
Forum: All GT40 20th June 2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Great sound, and nice to see you closer to hitting the roads again.
Forum: All GT40 24th May 2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Look forward to seeing the car on the road Mike. It's been too long.
Forum: All GT40 24th May 2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Would love to see some video and audio, Mike.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 21st May 2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,485
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guf Gt40 Paint

RK Motors does great work, but I believe they only restore vehicles that they either own or are going to consign.
Forum: All GT40 14th May 2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

I'm sure your neighbors are glad you're retaining the megaphones!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th May 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,026
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Flaps to Minimize Tire Debris

Mike, Paul Whitlock also fabricated similar flaps for the front wheels, and those keep any pebbles from coming up around the gas caps. I don't know if I can take photos of those without having to...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 10th May 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,026
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Flaps to Minimize Tire Debris

Kurt:

I've attached some additional photos from my rear clamshell. There are two separate rubber flaps, and each is mounted to an angled metal brace attached to the clamshell. The longer rubber...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 7th May 2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,026
Posted By Dave Hood
Flaps to Minimize Tire Debris

Paul Whitlock recently installed rubber flaps on my back and front clip to minimize the amount of debris my Avons kick up. It's amazing how this easy fix (which you hardly notice) works. Now,...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 13th April 2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,225
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: GT40 #1046 on Chasing Classic Cars

Yes, that was a bit disappointing. There was no information about the year-long restoration of P/1046. And I wonder how much more the Ferrari would have gone for at auction if it had actually been...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 12th April 2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,225
Posted By Dave Hood
GT40 #1046 on Chasing Classic Cars

Tonight's episode on Chasing Classic Cars features #1046, the MKII car that won LeMans in 1966. The car is currently owned by RK Motors in Charlotte.

RK Motors - GT40 P/1046...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 29th March 2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,082
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Hello from South Ogden, UT

John:

I didn't know that the track at Utah Motorsports Campus was potentially going to close. The museum there has the best collection of GT40s and Cobras I've seen.

Dave
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 24th February 2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,447
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: New AVONs Installed!

Gary:

You're right that the image of the AVON sticker on their website is a more modern font. There is a way on the site to order whatever font you'd like, however. So I ordered mine in Stencil...
Forum: All GT40 24th February 2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: First 2017 GT wreck...

Sure. Late July when the humidity is at its peak. We'll see how you like no A/C then! I just turned 12,500 miles. Charlotte is a great place to own a GT40.
Forum: All GT40 23rd February 2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: First 2017 GT wreck...

Hey Mike:

Once your car is going again, here's a way to enjoy it in the Colorado winters..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgEMgvn3Vh0
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 19th February 2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,447
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: New AVONs Installed!

I've found that painted stencils are only a temporary solution. Almost all paints I've tried over the years turn yellow and fade pretty quickly.

An alternative approach is to use vinyl stickers. ...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 14th February 2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,447
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: New AVONs Installed!

They look great. Now you have to make sure to don't drive over any small stones! I put 3M paint protection film on the underside lip of the bodywork above the tires, and it was a lifesaver after I...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 14th February 2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,495
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: The Future of GT40s.com

I appreciate the site and all the members who participate.

I've upgraded from Bronze to Lifetime. Now I need to live at least another 21 years....
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 12th February 2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,774
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Kwik load trailers

Futura looks like a great solution for GT40s.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 7th February 2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,566
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Windshield interchange

I hope the windshields from RCR are less expensive than the ones from Superformance. I had to change mine last year. Ouch.
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 22nd January 2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,635
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Rear View Mirror SOLVED

I installed a bluetooth system that connects to my iPhone. The camera is mounted on the top of the license plate. Works like a charm, and didn't require me to change the mirror in my car.

iPhone...
Forum: All GT40 19th December 2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,384
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: New Ford GT pictures

With the limited production, I'm not sure that will happen, Mike. But we'll see.
Forum: All GT40 17th December 2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,384
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: New Ford GT pictures

Despite Ford's attempt to award these cars to people who will claim to want to actually drive them, I doubt any of us will ever see one driving down the street.

I love the fish photo, Mike.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 26th November 2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Plug wires

Curt's recommendation is a good one. The sleeves are a necessity, in my opinion.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th November 2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Paint protection Film

Chris:

I had 3M protection film put on my car. I placed it in all the same areas as Andy, but I also put two small circles on the edge by the fuel caps so when the fuel caps are open they do not...
Forum: All GT40 4th October 2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 48,870
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Mike - I'm about to hit 12,000 miles with my car. You've got to get back on the road soon! We're just entering the peak driving season here in Charlotte.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 29th September 2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: from Western NC...

That's a beautiful looking Buick, Grady.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 25th September 2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,541
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Jm Cowden's GT 40

Great mix of passion, patience and talent.
Forum: The Race Track 24th September 2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,003
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Dream Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

I've driven the Ferrari 458 at Dream Racing in Vegas. Great experience, although it took me about half my laps to trust that the car can actually do what the instructor was telling me it would. ...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 14th September 2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,442
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: rear view camera

For those of you looking for a simple and affordable rear view camera set-up, I highly recommend 4UCAM. It's a wireless bluetooth set-up that is easy to install. Only $109 from Amazon. Works on...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 13th September 2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 67,873
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Roaring Forties 66

Good on ya, Clayton. Great to see you took such a wonderful trip.
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 9th September 2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,333
Posted By Dave Hood
Paul Whitlock

Many of us on the forum have worked before with Paul Whitlock, a long-term employee at Olthoff Racing.* I called Paul a couple of weeks back for some advice, and he mentioned that he is no longer...
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