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Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 12th December 2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,337
Posted By CCX427
Re: What Size CR6ZZ AVONs are you running?

Hey Gary.... Doesn't Eric have your old GTD?

Wide hip on my car, 295s and 215s! Still love them!
Forum: The Paddock 15th November 2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By CCX427
Re: GT40 ground clearance problems

You trade your 40 for that thing Mike?
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 28th June 2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,208
Posted By CCX427
Re: Saac 41

It would be awesome if it were at the Glen.... I would certainly make that one and with hopefully with both cars. Karl's ERA GT should be up and running by then and I know he wouldn't pass up the...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 26th June 2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,208
Posted By CCX427
Re: Saac 41

I was good to hook up with you at SAAC Gordy... your FIA is looking good! best of luck with it!
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 21st June 2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,208
Posted By CCX427
Saac 41

Is anyone going to SAAC 41? Bring a car?
Forum: The Garage Sale 7th June 2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By CCX427
Re: 295 Avons

Thanks Tim! IF anything changes, I will take them!
Forum: The Garage Sale 7th June 2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By CCX427
Re: 295 Avons

Hey Mike, Tim...

Did you guys work something out on these tires. I will take them if they are available! Let me know!

Thanks much!
Forum: The Garage Sale 3rd June 2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By CCX427
Re: 295 Avons

Mike,

If Tim doesn't take them.... Let me know! I'll make use of them! Need them for my Cobra!

Thanks!
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 27th May 2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,269
Posted By CCX427
Re: Walts gt40 build log

Congratulations Walt! Nice looking car! You will love the Avons!! Enjoy!
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 18th May 2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,704
Posted By CCX427
Re: New Guy

Congratulations and welcome Larry.... That is gonna be a real looker! I have been contemplating painting my car the same colors. 1051ish! Love it! I see the hint of snorkels on the rear deck??? Love...
Forum: Original GT40s 30th March 2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,275
Posted By CCX427
Re: GT40 Graveyard!!!

Oh boy... I would love to know the chassis number of that Cobra. Sure it has a "restored" clone on the road someplace. What a find!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 11th March 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV O1E 6Spd

Thanks Walt! Got on Scott's website and sent a message. Appreciate the info!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 11th March 2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By CCX427
CAV O1E 6Spd

Happy Friday All!!

Time to change the fluids in my trans-axle. For the O1E 6-speed, does anyone know what the prefer ed fluids are? Location of the drain plug and fill hole? Quantity?

Thanks !!!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 25th February 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,412
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV Shift Knob

John,

I just emailed you the sketch! Let me know if you have any questions!
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 22nd February 2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV GT on Ebay

I agree with Mike... I hope he does sell for the asking price. Great for us that own CAVs!! I enjoy my cars, but I do consider both the GT and the Cobra as investments.
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 19th February 2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By CCX427
CAV GT on Ebay

Ford Ford GT | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ford-Ford-GT-/351655618606?forcerrptr=true&hash=item51e04ee82e:g:iRgAAOSwQYZWw2Uy&item=351655618606)

Am I reading the price right???
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 16th February 2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,412
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV Shift Knob

John,

PM me your email address, I will send you a drawing, you can have any local machine shop make one up for you! You can do it with or without the recess in the top for an emblem. I made that...
Forum: All GT40 17th September 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 23,749
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Jose,

Your GT was sitting next to Jim's when I was at ERA. Both are amazing cars!

Do you know what came of the last ERA Chassis?

Dave
Forum: All GT40 15th September 2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 23,749
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Hey Mike... no sensitivity on my end! This has been a great debate, the sarcasm is what makes it entertaining, especially when someone lets it get under their skin! I just don't seem to have the witt...
Forum: All GT40 15th September 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 23,749
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Well thanks Pat! I am very happy with it!

I was down to ERA a couple of times, spent time with Peter and Teddy going over the final chassis. In the end, I never did get a price on it. I really...
Forum: All GT40 15th September 2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 23,749
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

I am flattered that Pat post a pic of my CAV... This has been an interesting an rather entertaining discussion!

Given the choice I would have likely bought an SPF. But the opportunity for the CAV...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 11th June 2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,497
Posted By CCX427
Re: Hello from Poland

Welcome to the group Marcin! Looking forward to watching your progress.

Where in Poland are you? My wife was born and raised in Szczecin.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 8th May 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By CCX427
Re: Rear Spoiler and Canards

Spoiler finished and mounted! Happy with the fit.

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a498/bmwdb10/Spoiler%20done_zpsb37ft66x.jpg
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 30th April 2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By CCX427
Re: Rear Spoiler and Canards

Robert,

I made a template and had a pro sheet metal shop cut it from alum. Unfortunately they did a pretty lousy job and I had to clean up the shape with a hand grinder. So I guess you could say...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 28th April 2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By CCX427
Rear Spoiler and Canards

In the process of making a rear spoiler and Canards.

Spoiler ground to correct size, fitted and holes marked for drilling.
...
Forum: All GT40 21st April 2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By CCX427
Re: SPF GT40 to Display at DUB/NYC Javitz Int'l Car Show

I agree Mike! I like them! They are my 4th set of different brands and types on my GT..... These are keepers!
Forum: All GT40 21st April 2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By CCX427
Re: SPF GT40 to Display at DUB/NYC Javitz Int'l Car Show

Thanks Guys...

As Mike said... 295s rear and I am running 215s on the front. But there is another wider option tire for the fronts on the GTs. When the time comes, I would call Roger Kraus Racing....
Forum: All GT40 20th April 2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By CCX427
Re: SPF GT40 to Display at DUB/NYC Javitz Int'l Car Show

I was able to get a few minutes to get both cars out and started up after a very long winter. Finally!!

Kurt, I took a couple of pics of the rear of my GT. This is the view of the CR6ZZ's on 10"...
Forum: All GT40 18th April 2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By CCX427
Re: SPF GT40 to Display at DUB/NYC Javitz Int'l Car Show

I don't have any on photobucket. Will take a couple tomorrow and post them for you.

Hoping I can work on mounting new rear spoiler tomorrow.
Forum: All GT40 17th April 2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By CCX427
Re: SPF GT40 to Display at DUB/NYC Javitz Int'l Car Show

Kurt... Wide hip yes. CAV Gulf Car. Running 295's and 215's. Seem to fit the look pretty well. Obviously loose a bit of width from the rear view. But gets it done and the drivability is awesome.
...
Forum: All GT40 16th April 2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By CCX427
Re: SPF GT40 to Display at DUB/NYC Javitz Int'l Car Show

Kurt... Yes, hope to see your car some time. May look you up next time I am in town.

I think your Avons were the vintage treaded Bias tires. Agreed that they are seemingly fine when new, but go...
Forum: All GT40 15th April 2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By CCX427
Re: SPF GT40 to Display at DUB/NYC Javitz Int'l Car Show

Yeah Kurt... beautiful car!

I was supposed to be there last weekend but had a last minute change of plans. Sorry I missed it! And a chance to see your car!

Side note: Which Hoosiers are you...
Forum: All GT40 9th April 2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,664
Posted By CCX427
Re: New proud owner of 2208!

Congrats Lars! Nice car! You will surely want to loose those Radial T/A's!! Enjoy!
Forum: All GT40 26th February 2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,787
Posted By CCX427
Re: My CAV GT40 Arrived Today

A hearty congrats Gary! Anxious to hear how this one stacks up to the old GTD! The car sounds amazing... please do tell, when you have a moment, what the exhaust consists of! Love the color!
Forum: All GT40 26th October 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By CCX427
Re: Gulf CAV GT in New York City

Did I rent? No! Have one at home. And driving in NYC surely wouldn't be my thing.

Makes sense it was one of the club cars. They are only a short distance from here. Looks like a very cool club if...
Forum: All GT40 25th October 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By CCX427
Re: Gulf CAV GT in New York City

I was emailing a few years ago with local collector that had a Gulf CAV for sale before I bought 137. He used to drive it here in the city often. But last I heard the car was sold and shipped to...
Forum: All GT40 24th October 2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By CCX427
Gulf CAV GT in New York City

In New York City for a long weekend. Had dinner in Chelsea and was walking around 13th St and 9th Ave... saw a Gulf CAV cruising in NYC traffic at about 7:30-8:00. Anyone know who it was? Tried to...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 1st October 2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,826
Posted By CCX427
Re: Addition to the Stable

Ah... that's where it went to! Beautiful car Kurt! Had my eye on it too. And I thought my garage was fun! Very, very nice collection of cars you have there!

I have post on the subject before......
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 6th August 2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Wow
Views: 1,085
Posted By CCX427
Re: Wow

Wow is right! Great pics, beautiful car Mike! I would love to see it next time I am in CO!

How come my camera doesn't do that??
Forum: All GT40 6th August 2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,732
Posted By CCX427
Re: GT40 public attention

Interesting and entertaining reading here!

I think mood has everything to do with driving these cars. I have to be "in the mood" to deal with spectators when I take out either the GT40 or the...
Forum: All GT40 5th August 2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,657
Posted By CCX427
Re: GT40 in a single garage?

Is a garage ever big enough? I have a good size three car garage... Lawn tractor, push mower, snow blower, compressor, welder, benches, tool boxes and a 14' kayak separating the 40 and the Cobra....
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 6th May 2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,305
Posted By CCX427
Re: Mario Andretti's 1966 mk2 T70 Lola

I am not an expert by any means on the T70's... But I had an opportunity to look at a local collection of vintage race cars that included the owners latest addition, a light blue Lola T70 that...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 24th March 2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By CCX427
Re: New Steering Wheel CAV

Not sure what you mean by "heavy Rim". It is a correct MotoLita wheel. Same that is standard in the SPF GT's and as sold by ERA and in the vast majority of their cars.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 24th March 2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By CCX427
New Steering Wheel CAV

Thought I would share this with the group... Installed a new MotoLita in my CAV this weekend. Includes a CRG quick release. Like the looks of the flat center plate as opposed to the typical alum...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 16th March 2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 127
Sticky: Poll: GT40 50TH Reunion!
Views: 38,470
Posted By CCX427
Re: GT40 50TH Reunion!

I was so pumped to see this post and completely in for the weekend only to have my wonderful wife remind me that we are going to be in Scotland for those dates. She tongue and cheek suggested that I...
Forum: All GT40 5th February 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,992
Posted By CCX427
Re: Cav / auto futura

CAV137 here... I emailed Jean before I knew of the ownership transfer. Jean is still apparently consulting for CAV and he was quite helpful with my request for the parts I need and am looking for to...
Forum: The Garage Sale 10th January 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,646
Posted By CCX427
Re: BRM 12" Wheels

Are these wheels still for sale? Does anyone have any idea if they might fit a CAV?
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 12th June 2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By CCX427
New Wheel Color

I couldn't take the temptation any longer. Painted my wheels!

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a498/bmwdb10/IMAG0310_zps67254063.jpg
...
Forum: All GT40 29th April 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By CCX427
Bet you haven't see this...

Nearly ready for spring time….
Change the oil and filter, check!
Clutch Slave, check!
Tighten nuts and bolts, check!
Tire pressures, check!
Safety wire knock offs, check!
Trans x fluids, check!...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 10th April 2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By CCX427
Re: CAV Brake help

Cliff...
I did some research, that part number is different than mine and it uses banjo style fittings. But, the application does appear to be correct. By appearance, it looks like I need a 13-2207...
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