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Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th May 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,113
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: How many RHD SPF GT40s in the USA?

Great choice
besides that, they do have a better offset to fill the front wheelwells better than most of the BRMS one can see on the SPF MK1s.
Or is this only an optical illusion?

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 18th May 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: How does this work?

http://www.gt40s.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=65535&d=1368848345

Brian, one can see the rotating housing for balancing out equal side bumps down in the chassis. Im with you on that. But...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 30th April 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 158,317
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Carbon GT mono

Dear Urs

one honest open word.
Up to post #273 i loved the car. Now its all gone.
Too fast and too furious for me. sorry !

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 29th April 2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,334
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: DCT in a GT40

Mechanicwise it should be not different from adapting any other transaxle. Requires custom made adapterplate, driveshafts and transmounts. Key to mechanical succes will be the dimensional fit (...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 29th April 2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,877
Posted By EGLITOM
Stealth fighter Ducati TT

As i run my SR500 quite successfully in the CLASSIC 500 Class of the "Grab the flag" racing series, i decided to enter the big boys class, the "CLASSIC OPEN"
Allowed are bikes over 750 CC (twins,...
Forum: The Paddock 29th April 2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,576
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: The Music Zone.

That keeps me driving

Billy Cobham - Tommy Bolin - Stratus - YouTube

Billy is a machine

Tommy and Jan are awsome and if you want to hear them battling than this tune is for you And their...
Forum: The Paddock 29th April 2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: I hope i dont insult somebody out here

There is a quite famous local band around here , having done this already over 15 years ago. Double the speed and bit more pep.

i used to play this to my son when he was a baby , he loved it,...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 29th April 2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 279,445
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Chuck and Ryan's RCR Build

5th from left backrow
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 29th April 2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

UPdate:

All my efforts to get a better heatmanagement work out like intended:

- 180 Robert Shaw high flow thermostat, works great, improved cooling significantly; Temperature is fluctuating...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 29th April 2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 279,445
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Chuck and Ryan's RCR Build

Hi Ryan,

congratulations to yours and yours team success. Great design and execution.

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 26th April 2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Servo assisted steering and brakes - why?

STeering on my RCR does not need any servo support in slow and fast speeds. One can park this car onehanded. It is not the quickest steering, but perfect in high speed runs and corners ( did a...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 26th April 2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 88,928
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: J. Salmon RCR-40 Build

This locking caps usually are majorly used on wheelbearings on which you adjust the preload with the means of the axlenut. This than is usually not very tight, therefore the support of this locking...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 26th April 2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 88,928
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: J. Salmon RCR-40 Build

on my car the stubaxle is locked with two nuts per side(one of it for counteracting). Also use the torque recommanded on the buildmanual(118 lbs/ft =160 Nm) . I have mine additionaly locktied.
...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 19th April 2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 86,555
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: A Riviera scratchbuilt GT40

Check out the VALVOLINE VR1 Mineralic 20 W 50 it is realy a good oil. Other than that im using ZDDPLUS to bring up Zinc and phoshat level to above 2200 PPM ( VR1 original still has about 1400 PPM,...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 19th April 2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 56,253
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: RF #12 "Race" Chassis

Very cool.

Now add the white stripe and a dark tinted rear window.

Congratulations, looks very good

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 19th April 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By EGLITOM
17" again

In order to be allowed to run my 17" on the street without loosing my vintage registration, i would need to proof to the registration office that up to and before 1983 on any Ford Make, 17" wheels...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 16th April 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 86,555
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: A Riviera scratchbuilt GT40

I primed my engine (wet sump) yesterday. Standard procedure with a dizzy replacement shaft and a manual electric drill. even i have only a standard sbf oil pump ( no one realy needs one of this high...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 16th April 2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 88,928
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: J. Salmon RCR-40 Build

I told you:thumbsup:

Sounds like a lot of fun.

For headrest, seating position (including safety harness mounting), check out my build log. If you still can move and stretch you neck out to...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 15th April 2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 69,167
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Aussie RCR T70 capers

Looks and sounds cool

TOM
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 10th April 2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Say it ain't so

can not view the vid. link is saying vid has been removed
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th April 2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,549
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Tornado TS40 Build Belfast Northern Ireland

Hi Keith

Think "The RIGHT STUFF" will be good for your purpose

the Right Stuff - Permatex (http://www.permatex.com/products/our-brands/the-right-stuff)

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 8th April 2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,122
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: What mirrors are you using?

vitaloni california

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn71/schwabtom/PAINT/P1040566.jpg

fit perfect with a little upward angled base ( rear bolt onto window, fron bolt onto door)

or...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 8th April 2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 70,104
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: SPF #2285 Born, But Still Coming To Life

Mhhhm

a Hall effect valve regulating the engine vacuum, creating an musical whistle ( may be playing "STARS AND STRIPES").
Sorry for that, but i had such good laugh. You dont need to know but...
Forum: All GT40 6th April 2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Why 180's?

Mhhmmm

Header length can be achieved with the standard setup as well ( space is there for it)
Up and over the horseshoe as well.
Think the only reason is Fords strive for the most power output...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 1st April 2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

I have the weber intake portmatched now and put it on my workbench. I will set up the weber system completly of the engine first until it is just a day of changing from one system to the other.
...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 28th March 2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

THanks for this informations. Did install this already last year and achieved in average a 15degree lower oiltemp. Will see how it works on the track

Also building a Turkey pan for my Holley...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 28th March 2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

Tom

Good idea, let me know your result. The lower scoop is changed quickly to a different design if needed

TOM
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 27th March 2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

Hey Tom

1021 has been what im lookng at also. Have tons of pictures of that car from the museum.
I did it a bit wider rather than the taller design 1021 has, due to more road clearance ( the...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 27th March 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,357
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: LMP1 spy shots!

or directly click on my Username ( if you are logged in) than you can send a pm directly to me

TOM
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 27th March 2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,357
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: LMP1 spy shots!

PM with partslist sent

TOM
Forum: All GT40 27th March 2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Nice gt40

Ah ok thanks for the input.

Did not know that Dave is doing the steelroofs as well. On my search for someone supplying me with roofpanels in alumium ive been told that he is not.
Never...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 26th March 2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,476
Posted By EGLITOM
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 26th March 2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,357
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: LMP1 spy shots!

As with the SLC the pictures probably do the the LMP no justice.

I think this thing is wide , low, bad and faster than most of us can handle. Exactly like we want them.

Great Job my friend
...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 26th March 2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

Gearbox oilcooler with fresh air duct as well

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn71/schwabtom/GEARBOX/PICT4806_zpsc517367f.jpg
...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 26th March 2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,357
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: LMP1 spy shots!

which track would you compar?On which track which stayed the same between 85 and 01 the 962 and the CADDY have been run?

Le Mans is difficult to compare
Circuit N8 – 13.528 km 3:15.99 (243.486...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 26th March 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,357
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: LMP1 spy shots!

Awsome !

How tall ( short) is Ryan ?

Any idea of how much downforce this design will create at various speeds ( let say at 100 mph)?


may need to sell my 962 stuff he he !

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 26th March 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,730
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Oil breather catch can plumbing

Aahh ok

so basically what ive shown above in pictures, is what you describe.

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 26th March 2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,730
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Oil breather catch can plumbing

Tbh did not completly understand the "closed system" question. Somehow you would have to vent to somewhere external to the engine. Otherwise you would build up pressure in this system. How is a...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 26th March 2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,146
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Filling the chassis voids

This is the product ive used.
Nos produits - Sicomin.com (http://www.sicomin.com/products-epoxy-45.aspx)

it is from yacht builders supply. I did use the PB250 ( 250 gramms/liter) and would...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 25th March 2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

to improve the flow of fresh air to the oilcoolers ive build some ducts.
Have kept the uper one in brushed aluminium to reflect heat a bit better...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 25th March 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,730
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Oil breather catch can plumbing

Dear Mike

this is the way ive done it

http://www.gt40s.com/forum/gt40-build-logs/24525-toms-rcr-40-trackracer-24.html#post317270
...
Forum: All GT40 25th March 2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By EGLITOM
Nice gt40

Very nice car

For Sale: Ford GT40 Replica (http://www.motorsportretro.com/2012/07/for-sale-ford-gt40-replica/)

Whats the story behind ? ( other than that what is written in the ad)...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 23rd March 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,927
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Rcr mk iv

Check out this post

http://www.gt40s.com/forum/gt40-build-logs/39568-dons-mk-iv-build.html#post401212

and this one
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th March 2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,355
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Fuel tanks

Hi Renato

That looks more or less like an intank catchtank or sort of catchtanksystem

TOM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th March 2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,355
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Fuel tanks

Mick

here you go
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn71/schwabtom/Fuelsystem/PICT3917.jpg

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn71/schwabtom/Fuelsystem/PICT3925.jpg
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th March 2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,355
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Fuel tanks

Bill

yes somehow this is my definition. If one tank/pump/ gets clocked or is not providing any fuel anymore for some reason, i can switch to the other tank and pump ( and would not ruin a quite...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th March 2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,355
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Fuel tanks

If i understand correctly, this would be an EFI fuelsystem without a catch tank ? Not sure if this will work. At least you need an internal catch tank to make sure you have no air coming into the...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 17th March 2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 180,201
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Toms RCR 40 Trackracer

New engine mounts

I used the usual hard polymounts, but still they allowed the engine to move to much.

I fabed new ones out of angle stock, rectangular tubing and round tubing. ROund tubing...
Forum: The Paddock 15th March 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Aston get creative.

The BMW ad shown above has been altered and is not the orginal one.
This is the original non modified ad. Has been used in Greece ( whatever that tells us) in 2010
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 13th March 2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,355
Posted By EGLITOM
Re: Fuel tanks

Would not contemplate it at all.

The split tank and fuel system always allows for a contingency back up, is less complicated ( if you go carbed, not rturn line is nec. and therefore no fuel...
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