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Forum: The Paddock 31st January 2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Mark Worthington
Forum: All GT40 5th March 2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Motorcraft logo and GT40 memorabilia

I just checked and BossMotorsports (who is still in business) now wants $525 for that vinyl Motorcraft banner. After hanging in my garage for 10 years mine was kind of ripped up. When I moved in...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th June 2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 31,831
Posted By Mark Worthington
re: Roaring Forties #36 - David Borden's - Mark Worthington GT40

I have sold my GT40 project to a gentleman in California. Actually, I traded it for his 1974 Porsche 911 and some cash. I expect he may want to continue this build thread. He is an experienced...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th May 2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 31,831
Posted By Mark Worthington
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 8th April 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,921
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: GTD-40 For Sale (Gulf Racing Inspired)

His name is Bill Hough, he's a great guy and composites fabricator who lives in Massachusetts, and his user name on this site is DaytonaBill. He hasn't been active on this site for a long while, but...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 18th January 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Mark Worthington
Rolex 24 party Sat Jan 26 in Massachusetts

I'd like to extend this invitation to any gt40s.com members who want to get together at Mark's marvelous multilevel mid-century manse in Lancaster, Massachusetts to hang out, watch the start of the...
Forum: The Paddock 23rd December 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,828
Posted By Mark Worthington
Forum: The Paddock 23rd December 2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 51,371
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Is the right to bear arms outdated.

There's a maxim that says something to the effect that it is pointless to argue with idiots on the internet because they will drag you down to their level. Thus, I will refrain from further...
Forum: The Paddock 21st December 2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 51,371
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Is the right to bear arms outdated.

I have just read all 261 posts in this thread and I am deeply saddened. I own about 20 firearms, including two AR-15s and 4 AK-47s. I have over 20,000 rounds of ammo in my basement. Call me a gun...
Forum: The Paddock 30th November 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,558
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: What are your favourite sayings?

Alcohol is a stupidity force multiplier.
Forum: The Paddock 24th November 2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,558
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: What are your favourite sayings?

No good deed goes unpunished.

A closed mouth gathers no feet.
Forum: The Paddock 4th September 2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 11,344
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Knock Out Punches!

Jim and Doug might want to read all about Paul Ryan's horrible lies and the righteous main-stream media's diligent "fact finding" in this article.

The Assault on Paul Ryan II | The Weekly Standard...
Forum: The Paddock 24th August 2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,786
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: How can Special Interest Car Enthusiasts be Liberal Politically??

Q: How can Special Interest Car Enthusiasts be Liberal Politically??

A: In my opinion, most politically liberal special-interest car enthusiasts either inherited or married into the money needed...
Forum: The Paddock 19th August 2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: New Jimi Hendrix Tape Found!

Accordion garage band 1975 cover of Bell Boy (http://youtu.be/6C31repLHK4)
Forum: All GT40 16th August 2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,993
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Damaged kit car

A friend also sent me this link. It does appear to be an RF, based on the front clip badge and what IO can see of the trailing arms. It'll be interesting to see what this sells for.
Forum: The Paddock 29th July 2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,432
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: What a Muppet!

I lived in Massachusetts when Romney was governor here and I can summarize my feelings on Mitt Romney in one word: douchebag. Clearly, he's trying to build some international diplomacy cred ahead of...
Forum: The Paddock 12th July 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: 50 years

Give Beggar's Banquet a listen. Might change your mind.
Forum: The Paddock 4th July 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Happy Independence Day

That is a remarkable story, Keith. Happy 4th of July to you, sir.
Forum: The Paddock 4th July 2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,189
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: A tale of two cities...

As Keith's punch bowl already has a few of Craik's turds floating around in it, I am inclined to cynically point out that Obama has singlehandedly reduced the unemployment rate in Detroit to a mere...
Forum: The Paddock 4th July 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Happy Independence Day

(Adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776)
The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America

When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the...
Forum: The Paddock 27th February 2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,232
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: I'm sorry.

Really, Nick? Really? You are actually going to compare the rural USA to Afghanistan? Based on a few seconds from a youtube video? If I had the production assets available to Top Gear, how long...
Forum: The Paddock 26th February 2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,232
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: I'm sorry.

I think that you profoundly misunderstand the people of the midwest.
Forum: The Paddock 20th February 2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Why am I conservative??

There is a certain rhythm to these debates, isn't there? I am compelled to point out that neither you nor Jeff have actually posted any "actual data," unless you want to count Jeff's statement that...
Forum: The Paddock 20th February 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Why am I conservative??

Emily is a sweetie, and you are a fiscal conservative.

I am also a fiscal conservative and am disgusted by the manner in which our past, and especially our current administration has spent money...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd January 2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Biggest Little Story Of 2011

The dissemination of what was once known as the power of the press from the mainstream media to the blogosphere is certainly a good thing, as it gets more eyes and ears on what's really happening in...
Forum: The Paddock 1st January 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Ferrari 458 Italia/Autobahn

Spectacular. Pete, you are my hero.
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,253
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Guess who gave this speech.

Haven't been here for a while but the contempt and vitriolic language coming from the lefties is really getting out of hand. Just plain nasty. I guess you guys have been reading your Alinsky,...
Forum: The Paddock 31st July 2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 13,601
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: A gentleman with a grasp of the problem.

Some of my thoughts on the matter, in no particular order.


This country is more politically and idealogically polarized than it has been since the civil war. That's not a good historical...
Forum: The Paddock 1st May 2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,033
Posted By Mark Worthington
Bin Laden dead

Good riddance, asshole!
Forum: The Paddock 1st May 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: new 3D carbon fiber loom

So they built that loom in order to allow them to manufacture a carbon fiber steering wheel? No wonder the LFA will be unobtanium.
Forum: The Paddock 23rd March 2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,864
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Frank Catts Birthday

Happy (belated) birthday, Frank! You are an asset to the GT40 community.
Forum: The Paddock 7th February 2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: I'm Not Sure What Started This, but Old is not necessarily Vulnerable!

I like this artistic interpretation of the conflagration...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh0TOeo4noI
Forum: The Paddock 1st February 2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: What's Your Oldest Workshop Item?

I think the oldest item in my garage is a nice set of Starrett micrometers that I inherited from my father.
Forum: The Paddock 1st February 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Mark Worthington
Forum: The Paddock 1st February 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,616
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: What was your first car

My first car was a 1973 Opel GT. After I crashed it into a fence post after failing to negotiate a curve, I repaired it and painted it a psychedelic school-bus yellow color. Then I rebuilt the...
Forum: The Paddock 1st February 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,744
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Supreme Court Justice Paid Off

Jim, I've been meaning to say this for a long time: you are a blithering idiot. I'll be happy to go toe-to-toe with you sometime, but not in this thread, despite the tired leftist talking points...
Forum: The Paddock 6th December 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,508
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Some of the details now emerging from the Qanta A380 incident.

You can't simulate everything, like a tool left in an electrical panel, but I agree that a turbine failure and it's structural implications is something that should be simulated eight ways from...
Forum: The Garage Sale 25th November 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,249
Posted By Mark Worthington
Black Friday special on 412 HP Ford Coyote crate engine

$5,699 (http://www.buyfordracing.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=776cPath=96)
Forum: The Paddock 25th November 2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Please give thanks

Happy Thanksgiving everybody.

This is my favorite holiday - it's all about family and good food and counting our blessings. The turkey is in the oven, the pies have been baked, and the Patriots...
Forum: The Paddock 19th November 2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,219
Posted By Mark Worthington
Forum: The Paddock 17th November 2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 11,940
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Guns, pros and cons!

Sorry I missed most of this one. Too bad that the thread drifted into areas of politics, religion and abortion, because they really don't have anything to do with the pros and cons of guns. For...
Forum: The Paddock 16th November 2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Mark Worthington Stuck

Just got my gmail account back. The offending IP addresses originated in New York and Nigeria, two places that I hold in roughly equal esteem. The scammers thoughtfully deleted 6 years of carefully...
Forum: The Paddock 15th November 2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Mark Worthington Stuck

Yeah, my gmail account got hacked...Facebook too. I really wish I knew how they did it because I want to make sure this never happens again. Spent all day changing bank accounts, etc. Hopefully...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 27th September 2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,276
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Torque wrench recommendation?

Measuring bolt stretch is the most accurate method of correctly tightening a fastener. This is the preferred method for rod bolts, where both ends of the bolt are accessible for measuring bolt...
Forum: The Paddock 16th September 2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 24,097
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: B.O. Supports Mosque near ground zero.

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/images/wtc_burning_3.jpg
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 16th September 2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: No More Chrome

OK, I found the old thread. There's some good tech in there.

http://www.gt40s.com/forum/gt40-tech-chassis-brakes-tires-wheels/11627-issues-chromed-suspension-pieces.html
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 16th September 2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: No More Chrome

I replaced my chromed trailing arms with fully adjustable 4130 steel pieces (threaded at both ends) and I had them electroless nickel plated, and I am happy with the results.

I did a lot of...
Forum: The Paddock 10th September 2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Wonderful nonsense

I wonder how many folks in the eerily silent 100-person audience discretely reached down and patted their strong side hip to make sure their Roscoe was ready, just in case.
Forum: The Paddock 8th September 2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,746
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: A new map of the world...

Remember this one? ****Sigh**** The good old days.

http://turcanu.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/800px-reagan-digitised-poster.JPG
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 8th September 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,276
Posted By Mark Worthington
Re: Torque wrench recommendation?

The last Craftsman torque wrench I bought at Sears was a complete POS. Something broke behind the little plastic window through which you read the torque value and the display was illegible, so the...
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