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Forum: The Paddock 20th August 2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By CCX33911
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 27th June 2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,585
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Nord Lock vs. saftey wire?

They also over torqued their bolts to overcome the lack of preload, but did not for the other nuts that had the same problem (e.g. nyloc, all metal).
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 16th May 2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,148
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Home made seat.

Here are a few pics
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 13th May 2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,148
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Home made seat.

Using Saker now. Works great. Made my own side brackets that let seat down all the way to floor.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 3rd April 2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,109
Posted By CCX33911
Re: CAV - Getting The Horsepower To The Ground - Part VII

Bottom line is get rid of most if not all plastic in the design. Flexibility in directions not intended in the joints and bushings is bad.
Forum: The Paddock 27th March 2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Ferrari law team strikes back

So by that logic is a scale model (or even full size replica) of an older Ferrari ok?
Forum: The Race Track 25th March 2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By CCX33911
Re: I love Trailers...

I have been using a MAC system in my trailer and love the flexibility. I still have big D-rings at the far ends of the trailer which I also use. The trailer sometimes carries one or two cars of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 22nd March 2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,109
Posted By CCX33911
Re: CAV - Getting The Horsepower To The Ground - Part VII

One way of getting the rod to work with such a small hole is to mount the upper pivot as close to the underside of the hole as possible and have the rods all clear. That is what I did. Can maintain...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 20th March 2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,109
Posted By CCX33911
Re: CAV - Getting The Horsepower To The Ground - Part VII

That is why my rod ends go through the one plate to minimize the unsupported length. When I am in 3rd gear there is little clearance with the ball. Alignment of the system is relatively easy as I...
Forum: The Paddock 20th March 2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 43,412
Posted By CCX33911
Re: F1 is boring me to death!!!!

Might make the race more interesting??
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 19th March 2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By CCX33911
Re: GT40 Apparel

A forum member once had a site logostar2000.com which had some good stuff. I purchased several things from him at the time and they have held up well. A shame he is not still around.
Forum: The Paddock 19th March 2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 43,412
Posted By CCX33911
Re: F1 is boring me to death!!!!

Sounds more like an aero device then the spring mass damper of last year.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 19th March 2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,109
Posted By CCX33911
Re: CAV - Getting The Horsepower To The Ground - Part VII

The one Ross uses function exactly like mine. Different support methods.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 18th March 2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,109
Posted By CCX33911
Re: CAV - Getting The Horsepower To The Ground - Part VII

As you can see I used the steering shaft plate mount ball bearings to the alum plates as well as a similar mount near the engine compartment bulkhead. I have a total of three shafts. First joint at...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 17th March 2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,109
Posted By CCX33911
Re: CAV - Getting The Horsepower To The Ground - Part VII

An alternative method of actuation is where the handle directly rotates the shaft and the fore/aft motion is controlled with a rod end. There is a u-joint welded to the shift rod and a rod end at...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 7th March 2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Reason for differences between MkI and II front end?

Mk II's also included a roll cage not present on the Mk I.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 23rd February 2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,672
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Aerodynamic Data for GT40s

Hi Mark. Good work.


Let me say that it is in my opinion that the best concepts I have seen (similar to the New GT, and by Mark) are to use a front splitter, sides skirts and a rear diffuser. ...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 18th February 2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Alloy Blocks

You can check the Dart site for specs including weight. From my memory you are looking at 190 lbs for a cast iron block (351) and about 95 for an alum (351).
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 14th February 2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,672
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Aerodynamic Data for GT40s

I ordered from Amazon a couple of days ago.
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 10th February 2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 125,214
Posted By CCX33911
Re: ZFQ new proposed GT40 transaxle

I have compiled and posted a gear chart that looks at a large array of transmissions and car combos. Link here: http://gt4d.com/trans_gears2.pdf All of the high torque V-8 cars on the market have...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 3rd February 2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,672
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Aerodynamic Data for GT40s

Buy book by Joseph Katz. Great read.
Forum: The Race Track 1st February 2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By CCX33911
Re: US Track Times for GT40s

Sorry about that. Yes the timing was different. Standing start on S/F line with a 3 lap run and flying finish. Do divide by three but then there is the standing start. For VIR on the front...
Forum: The Race Track 31st January 2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By CCX33911
Re: US Track Times for GT40s

Look back at one lap of america data.
Forum: All GT40 30th January 2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,574
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Using An Enclosed Trailer

When I had my trailer specified I located the front door such that I could stop in the right place and open the GT40 door out of the trailer side door. Piece of cake.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th January 2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,232
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Theoretical Maximum Power

Obviously this is complicated and depends on a lot of calculations. Basically the engine is an air pump and the heads and cam make the power. This assumes that the crank/rods can take the required...
Forum: All GT40 23rd January 2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,698
Posted By CCX33911
Re: 427 in a Mk1

An FE installed in a CAV can be seen SAAC 29 (http://2gmotorsports.com/saac29.htm)
Forum: All GT40 8th January 2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By CCX33911
Re: 1043 on PowerBlock!

Was it on powerblock in between shows, or one of the power block shows.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 15th December 2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By CCX33911
Re: The finer points of brake cooling

Correct on energy.

Sorry Ron for my quick post earlier. I think the Mk II's at LeMans had a problem of tremendous speed on the Mulsanne and thus great cooling followed by tremendous input of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 14th December 2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By CCX33911
Re: The finer points of brake cooling

This is why they went to behind the radiator position for air supply on Mk. IIb vs. IIa. It is documented in the original SAE papers. I have not heard of other cases though.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 10th December 2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,605
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Would this be sacrilegious?

The Ford GT transaxle is an option
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 8th December 2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,549
Posted By CCX33911
Re: RBT where are you?

The only time I got a hold of him was buying a new transaxle. Otherwise I have left many messages with no reply. Must be nice not to have competition!
Forum: All GT40 7th December 2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,366
Posted By CCX33911
Re: how many GT40's in the world

How many RF's were delivered?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 6th December 2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,313
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Want to made some links with adjustable ends...

Coleman does have great prices!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th December 2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Curious smell of gas.....

Hope you have installed the cap retrofit to put a modern gas cap under the LeMans.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 5th December 2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,313
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Want to made some links with adjustable ends...

There are many shops that sell the swaged tubes (speedway motors, Howe, hrpworld.com etc.). They are low cost and use on lots of dirt cars, etc.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 4th December 2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,076
Posted By CCX33911
Re: 302 Drawing ? w h y?

Hi Paul. I would like to have the inventor file. Try sending it to my e-mail:
[email protected]

Thanks,
Gary
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 13th November 2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,859
Posted By CCX33911
Re: rear view camera set up

My solution works very well. Has 92 deg reverse video camera with IR lighting, and a 7" widescreen. The widescreen mounts to the roll bar at the very top of the roof just in front of the doors. ...
Forum: The Race Track 12th November 2006, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,671
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Lolas, Enduro, BSFC, 25 gallons, and can we win?

Can you use a higher speed refueling rig?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 12th October 2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,910
Posted By CCX33911
Re: bump steer

There are several suspension geometry design/analysis packages out there that can let you analyze without cutting metal. You need to know all of the data (3-D pickup points, etc.). Example is...
Forum: The Race Track 12th October 2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,306
Posted By CCX33911
Re: Motor Racing is Keeping Me Poor

You know how to make a small fortune in racing?








Start with a large one!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 10th October 2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,910
Posted By CCX33911
Re: bump steer

Thats an idea. Take a laser on the upper ball joint for example (which you know is not towing in/out) versus the one on the hub. Look at the differences in motion.

Sorry if I come off as short,...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 9th October 2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,910
Posted By CCX33911
Re: bump steer

Sorry for the short post. The laser idea is good except for it does not take into account the track change versus actual steering. If the wheels move inward under bump (normal for typical setups)...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 27th August 2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,099
Posted By CCX33911
The toe change was out on bump and in on droop. ...

The toe change was out on bump and in on droop. With the tie rod long (or rack pivot to pivot length short) the system will tend to out in either bump or droop. However, I was able to get near zero...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 22nd August 2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,978
Posted By CCX33911
I did a post some time ago with the setup I was...

I did a post some time ago with the setup I was using which included a short standard rotation WP with a grooved (FWD rotation) serpentine setup. Photos included. Only the WP pulley was custom.
Forum: All GT40 20th August 2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,917
Posted By CCX33911
Go to Amazon and do a search on GT40. The book...

Go to Amazon and do a search on GT40. The book by Ronnie Spain, and Trevor Legate are both great.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 16th August 2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,099
Posted By CCX33911
I do not agree with this statement. With small...

I do not agree with this statement. With small diameter front tires and 5" of ride height the bump steer will be better; however, with the original front end equipment the bump steer is non-zero for...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 15th August 2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,099
Posted By CCX33911
First check the bunp steer to see how bad you...

First check the bunp steer to see how bad you might be. Then you are likely going to need to lower the rack (not very easy) or raise the tie rod end. The last setup where I was able to raise the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 15th August 2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,099
Posted By CCX33911
My guess is bump steer. Need to really work it...

My guess is bump steer. Need to really work it to get it close with a "lowered" car.
Forum: The Paddock 7th August 2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 43,412
Posted By CCX33911
First race I've watched at normal speed in a long...

First race I've watched at normal speed in a long time (not in FF). Very interesting.
Forum: The Paddock 4th July 2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By CCX33911
Thanks! I will enjoy a day off work and a day of...

Thanks! I will enjoy a day off work and a day of celebration/appreciation.
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