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Forum: GT40 Build Logs 8th February 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 99,724
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Tornado GT40 in Texas

WOW.........Looking almost done Bob! Congrats. We'll have to get the boys together and run out some weekend for a peak!
Forum: Superformance GT40s 26th January 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Barrett Jackson GT40

Actually talked to Dean yesterday and that is his old RCR GT40.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 21st January 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Barrett Jackson GT40

Well said Mike and I totally agree with you! I've always taken pride in all my cars over the years and preferred to sell to others that were in the sport/hobby vs someone looking to flip the cars. My...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 21st January 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,209
Posted By gsharapa
Forum: Superformance GT40s 21st January 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Barrett Jackson GT40

I for one would never buy a GT40 with a mod motor or non 60s based Ford V8. When I saw this car come up it got my attention and wanted to see how it would do until I saw the motor and knew it would...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 6th January 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,570
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Superformance GT-40 Mk.II P2221

The awesome tork of a big block and the drag strip!
Forum: All GT40 1st January 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,922
Posted By gsharapa
Re: CAV history -- the real story!

I had a GTD GT40 back in 2004 and heard back then that GTD went out of business or stopped building GT40s and all their moulds went to CAV who further developed the car. Then I read this post from...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 24th December 2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,591
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Problems finding a suitable door seal

My CAV has door rubber from BMW E39 S. My notes also say you can buy aftermarket product for that vehicle cheaper than BMW but it really seals the doors. Another friend of mine had a new CAV GT 40...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 24th December 2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,591
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Problems finding a suitable door seal

My CAV has door rubber from BMW E39 S. My notes also say you can buy aftermarket product for that vehicle cheaper than BMW but it really seals the doors. Another friend of mine had a new CAV GT 40...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 20th December 2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By gsharapa
The sound of GT40's and Cobra's In The Morning!

What great video to watch over a cup of Jo in the morning.

Cobra and GT40 - LOUD AMERICAN V8 at Le Mans - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xzfx5jFvmEU)
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 20th December 2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,237
Posted By gsharapa
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 14th December 2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By gsharapa
Re: One of two CAV GT40's built for Shelby

Pat,

Nice car! I remember the press coverage when Shelby got it for his birthday. Good luck in your sale...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 14th December 2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By gsharapa
Garage Update

Bought a single story house back in April (5 car garage) and finally got the garage updated with new cabinets, lights and paint.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th December 2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Rear Clip heat shield pictures, please

My CAV GT40 has a stainless heat shield.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 6th December 2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By gsharapa
Lucas 608 GT40 Mirror

Got my new windshield in a couple weeks ago and found this Lucas 608 GT40 Rearview Mirror on Ebay. Turned out great.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 2nd December 2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By gsharapa
Out For Toys For Tots Run

Great day in Dallas today December 2nd for annual AER Toys For Tots Run. 75 degrees!
Forum: All GT40 1st December 2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Thank You CAV!

Yes it turned out great and I also found a Lucas 608 dripping mirror with a GT40 mount on Ebay that arrived today.
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 26th November 2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,346
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

Love the site and always happy to support. I wish GT40 owners were a bit more active but understand many have other priorities also. Since I retired from Ford Motor Company October 1st (39 years) I...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 26th November 2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,543
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Superformance GT40 MkI

I'm not sure as many people know about GT40s.com as Cobra Country only because of the huge Cobra following world wide. I think a lot of guys on GT40s.com already have or had a GT40 where a lot of...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 25th November 2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,543
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Superformance GT40 MkI

Awesome GT40 and I really like the white vintage look! These SPF MK1's don't seen to come up for sale very often so I would think this will not be available very long. I also have enjoyed your past...
Forum: All GT40 21st November 2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By gsharapa
Thank You CAV!

Just a quick post to say "Thank You" to Jordi and Candice at CAV in South Africa for helping me get a new windshield and molding! I had a stone hit the windshield a couple months ago right at the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 21st November 2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Hello from Italy

Good luck in your build as the cars are awesome!
Forum: All GT40 12th November 2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,900
Posted By gsharapa
Re: SNAKEEYES joins GT40 forum !!

This was funny to read. I actually bought this GTD GT40 from Bob back in 2004 and then traded it in late 2005 for a Kirkham FIA Cobra with a guy in New Jersey. Had a few more Cobras after but then...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 9th October 2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,566
Posted By gsharapa
Re: New GTD40 owner

Welcome.........My first GT40 was a GTD and really like it. Your's looks great! Enjoy....
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 21st July 2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 47,256
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Part 2 of Don's Mk IV Build

You will love driving at speed on those AVONs. I put mine on a few months ago and what a difference....
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 8th July 2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Cav 186

Walt....This video will give you an idea on travel in the rear when I pull in and go up the driveway. No much travel. This is my old house that I haven't sold yet...

Vid3 2 11 17 - YouTube...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 7th July 2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Cav 186

Here you go Walt; CAV 169

Vid2 2 11 17 - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJir4v2DJK4)
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th July 2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 34,326
Posted By gsharapa
Re: CAV #180 Factory Roller

Congrats Bill.........
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 7th April 2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,740
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Superformance GT40 MKII For Sale

What a great video...........thanks for sharing and good luck selling an awesome GT40,
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 5th March 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By gsharapa
Re: New Member From N. Texas

Welcome John....Lots of Cobras in DFW and also a few GT40s. Cobra group meets the first Saturday of every month for lunch (breakfast in hot summer months) so you could see all kinds of Cobras. Their...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 23rd February 2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,954
Posted By gsharapa
Re: New AVONs Installed!

Dave...The concern I had with tiresticker.com was their AVON lettering is not the correct brand logo or at least their picture is not. Pete made the stencils which are 2 inch front and 2.5 inches...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 19th February 2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 99,724
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Tornado GT40 in Texas

Thanks for having us out Bob. I agree the car is really shaping up and looking good. Time for the engine install...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 17th February 2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,954
Posted By gsharapa
Re: New AVONs Installed!

Yes this car is Guardsman Blue. I like the front and rear spoilers and been thinking about those also....
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 12th February 2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,954
Posted By gsharapa
New AVONs Installed!

Put some new AVONs on and painted AVON with stencils. Very nice tires really changes the way the GT40 drives and handles! Love Them...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2C--yfAfaQ
...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 8th February 2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By gsharapa
New Goodies

My new AVONs, Air Cleaner/Turkey Pan with Quicklatch and Holman Moody competition valve covers!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 4th February 2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,888
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Throttle Cable

Mine was stiff and turned out to be the springs.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 4th February 2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,918
Posted By gsharapa
Re: P2334 Registered in TX

Tim, How about a few pics of your car?
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 4th February 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,588
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Rick's RCR GT40

Looking good Rick!
Forum: The Garage Sale 29th January 2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,162
Posted By gsharapa
Mickey Thompson SR Sportsman Radials For Sale

Selling my Mickey Thompson SR Sportsman Radials that were on my GT40, 3,500 street miles only on them.

2 Rears: 28x12x16 - New Cost is $ 242.00 each
2 Front; 26x10x15 - New Cost is $212.00 each...
Forum: All GT40 8th January 2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,990
Posted By gsharapa
Re: My CAV GT40 Arrived Today

Bill,

I actually bought my car used from the first owner who bought it back in late 2009. It was on display at Carlisle. My car is #169. Couple other guys I know ordered from the factory cars...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 13th December 2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By gsharapa
Re: What Size CR6ZZ AVONs are you running?

Pretty sure that is my old GTD GT40 as it went to the east coast. I traded it for a Kirkham FIA 289 back in 2005 but not sure what the gentleman's name was. It was really a nice car one of two show...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 10th December 2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,186
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Petrolicious GT40 1109

I wondered why he sold his original 427 Cobra when he went to Europe.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 10th December 2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By gsharapa
Re: What Size CR6ZZ AVONs are you running?

Thanks all for your input. I always like the the way the earlier GT40s look with the big tall tire in the back.
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 8th December 2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Uk gt40 wanted

You will fit in a CAV at 6'3 as they have an adjustable foot pedal box and a bit bigger cockpit. I'm 5'11 and 225 and have tons of room and the guy I bought my car from was 6'3. I use to have a GTD...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 4th December 2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By gsharapa
What Size CR6ZZ AVONs are you running?

Any CAV GT40s or GTD GT40 (no wide hips) out there running CR6ZZ 15 Inch AVONs? Wondering what size you are running and like to see some pics. I was thinking about getting some of these and thinking...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 4th December 2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By gsharapa
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 4th December 2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Vintage Goodyear Blue Streaks?

Thanks Rick but what about the blue line on those AVONs in the SPF GT40 video I posted. Do you think he added that or does AVON offer a blue line like that? Lance gave me his phone number and I left...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 4th December 2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Vintage Goodyear Blue Streaks?

What I don't know is are the AVONs available with the blue streak he has on the tire or did he put that on some way. Will contact Roger Kraus next week and inquire...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 3rd December 2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By gsharapa
Re: Vintage Goodyear Blue Streaks?

Thanks...I checked with Lance at SPF and he did confirm they are AVONs.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 2nd December 2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By gsharapa
Vintage Goodyear Blue Streaks?

Are these the Vintage Goodyear Blue Streaks on this SPF GT40 or Avons? Looks like the tire says Avon on it. Anyone know and what size these tires are and where he got them.......maybe Roger Kraus...
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