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Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 6th April 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,434
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: rear view Camera

You might look in the RC Forums to see what they are using on their drones etc. I been using the Runcam for several years now and it is hacked into a stand alone monitor(4 cameras at one time or one...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 15th January 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,803
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: DRB #5

Well guys, I am back into working on the 40 this winter. The car has performed great with minor issues that have been overcome. Lost am alternator belt demonstrating to a buddy the awesome power of...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 4th August 2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 78,340
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Mitch Krause's RCR GT40 Build

Let me start off by saying that, that is an innovative approach to heat shielding.
That being said. I think you will find that the area that needs shielding the most is the decking around the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 13th July 2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,653
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Windshield interchange

The problem with Lexan are at least three fold. First they are "usually" screwed to the supporting edge of the fiberglass which is weak at best. I guess they could be glued, but that won't help much...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 11th July 2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,653
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Windshield interchange

Have been away from the forum for some time now. For those who follow me on this grand adventure the car is doing great. I am toying with a major revision on the car. To be discussed later on "IF" it...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 20th March 2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,401
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Gas Springs

Richard,
My car being a DRB has the front pivot as a door hinge at the base of the front frame. Trying to duplicate it would be the only way my mounting points would work for you.
What you will...
Forum: The Paddock 21st December 2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4,431
Views: 963,681
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Jokes anyone? -

An elderly golfer comes in after a good round of golf at the new course and heads straight to the 19th hole.
As he passes through the swinging doors, he sees a sign over the bar that reads:
...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 22nd November 2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 147,060
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: McLaren replica build base on a Manta

Here are the pieces for the fronts and rears. There was minimal grinding for the bolts to line up. The front uprights needed taping for the caliper to mount. and the steering connector required some...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 22nd November 2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 147,060
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: McLaren replica build base on a Manta

If any are interested,,,, I may be replacing my C-4 front suspension, and they may be available soon. Will know more next week. Also there is a set of rotors/hats and the pieces that are needed to...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 7th November 2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 206,581
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Jason's Coyote Powered RCR40 Downunder

Alright Jason, great video. Now the questions. Which camera did you use? The bumpy video is from the mount and the wind. That is the easy one. The tough one is how did you accomplish the buffering of...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th November 2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 40,059
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Marko's GTD (I think) 40

I see you are adding a "Black Box" in case you get lost in flight!!!!

Bill
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 3rd November 2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Car Alarms .

My anti theft setup is part of a safety system. I have an Accusump accessory oil tank that is pressurized and if the pressure falls for any reason it pumps three quarts of oil into the engine. As the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 20th October 2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,236
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Light weight BATTERY

My bad.I misread the title of the thread. Well since you guys didn't like my 30-40# batteries then how about this 5 lb.one???

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPJao1xLe7w&t=13s

Or maybe it's...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 19th October 2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,236
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Light weight BATTERY

I have two. The first battery I bought for my GT 40 was the Ultima Red Top on my 351/408 Windsor(466 RWHP) from June of 07 til 2012. CCA @0 degrees of 720, CA @ 32 degrees of 910 and a Reserve...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 19th October 2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,770
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Kwik load trailers

I played out the link above and allowed Utube to show more trailers that lower themselves, or with assist.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqWQDFoP07k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY9iAGjB0ME...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 19th October 2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,770
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Kwik load trailers

Malcolm,
I overcame my slant problem similar to yours. I got a 12" drop trailer hitch and reversed it so that the trailer needs only a bit of extra rise to use the standard ramps. I may add risers...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 18th October 2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,770
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Kwik load trailers

There are several videos on Utube about trailer construction. Some are well done.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsoR2MXunB8
There are plenty of designs out there(Google Auto Trailer plans) as...
Forum: All GT40 16th October 2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Caffiene and Exotics

Just got back from C&E and had a great time there. Met some guys from past events(there have been 3 other events during the year).The weather started out with a heavy drizzle as soon as I unloaded...
Forum: All GT40 14th October 2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By wbmusarra
Caffiene and Exotics

Just a note for those of you in the Atlanta area. The last show of Caffeine and Exotics will be this Sunday at Lenox Square Mall right off Peachtree Street.This is put on by Bruce Piefke. He also...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 4th October 2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,143
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Mike's drb #41 build

Mike,
I have removed mine several times(stripping and repainting) and the alignment is a bit of issue. But you are going to have that issue no matter which way you remove the doors. Only each way...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 25th September 2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,776
Posted By wbmusarra
Jm Cowden's GT 40

Was going through my UTube videos and suggestions and came across Jim Cowden's video of his GT 40. Did a search on the forum but could not find a link to it anywhere. Even though since its inception...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 25th September 2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Oil coolers 101

Cliff,
Here is how I plumbed mine. I used 10 AN lines as that is the size the filter adapter, remote filter, and coler required. I also have the Accusump setup as well. The remote filter setup has 4...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th September 2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Starter Button

Go to the breaker yard and hunt for the S2000. Be sure to get the wiring harness(or any part of it) with it as well then you can go to the web and find the wiring diagram and match up the colors of...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 11th September 2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,103
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: WooooHoooo

Great news. Now for the video!!!!!

Bill
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 10th September 2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,313
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: purchased GT40 bodies and molds

Where did these bodys and molds come from?? The corvette suspension for the fronts are probably C-4 parts. DRB used them in their builds. Don't think they are available anymore??? May have to scour...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 10th September 2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: New exhaust we are finishing off on a CAV40

I agree with Pat on the shielding. They are a mite close to the carbs. My suggestion is to consider switching the sides of the carbs, putting the fuel line in the middle. This will decrease the...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 4th September 2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,024
Posted By wbmusarra
Perspective

Dropped by the house of a friend after a morning cruise in. It was the first time I had visited his house. He insisted on getting some shots of the cars together. I find it amazing at the difference...
Forum: All GT40 4th September 2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Original Style Seats

I went through all the photos of 1063 and could only come up with these. If you want more detailed pics I can get them next visit I make. Barry has gone though and done some restoration work on the...
Forum: All GT40 2nd September 2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Original Style Seats

Will post some pics of the originals tonight after work.

Bill
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 27th August 2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,300
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Pete B's Build Thread

Don't know if that is typical, but sounds like you may need a pump and cooler??

Bill
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 26th August 2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,046
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Paint my Ride

A new thought for you progressive guys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBO_YndW2cU&feature=em-subs_digest

Bill
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 19th August 2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Fender mounted mirrors

Alex,
I have found that the real shortcoming of most any camera(ccd, 1080P), is the monitor. A nice tablet gives a great view. A 7" monitor or a rear view mirror with monitor, not so good. The...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 16th August 2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,149
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Fender mounted mirrors

Something that is being overlooked is the use of tiny cameras. I think the mirrors everyone has mentioned are great looking but marginal for functionality. I have been using small low grade cameras...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 7th August 2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Ford 302 EFI Engine Issue at higher revs only

Colin,
I experienced the very thing you have. Mine was with the FAST ECU. They are different but I think if you investigate your software you may find what we found. What you are seeing (and...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 3rd August 2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Dyno Day for DRB#5

The old paint will be removed and I am thinking about adding a nice layer of bed liner to the underside to even out the finish. Of course it will get proper insulation as well. I have the gas shocks...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 3rd August 2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Dyno Day for DRB#5

Jac,
My feelings as well.

Bill
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 2nd August 2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By wbmusarra
Dyno Day for DRB#5

This last Friday I took DRB#5 up to Kurgan Motorsports for a Dyno session and final tune. I had spent the last two weeks fixing the few things that were glaringly obvious. A vacuum leak with the...
Forum: Original GT40s 26th July 2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,871
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Verifying GaryKoh's one purchase of #1029 for one dollar

Steve,
I am a bit befuddled with your post. This thread is about 1063. What is the purpose of posting this sheet here??
Will post the paint color later.

Bill
Forum: Original GT40s 24th July 2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,871
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Verifying GaryKoh's one purchase of #1029 for one dollar

Barry has dine a great restoration of 1063, compared to the photos of it back in the late 60s and early 7os. Here are a few pics of the car just after getting a new paint job. It took several of us...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th July 2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Ignition Timing Ford 347

One thing you left out. What ECU are you using, or are you.If so then you may have a phasing issue with the distributor. This would allow the spark in the distributor to jump to the next cylinder in...
Forum: All GT40 24th July 2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 55,728
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Something is missing

Have some questions. Noticed you have the AFR heads. Which size are you running. Did you alter the intake runners to match?? What are the dimensions and brands of your wheels and tires??

Bill
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 21st July 2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 50,304
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: A.J.'s SL-C build thread

Pete,
That is the attitude you should have when trying to decide what color you want your new/old ride. This gives you, the owner, the chance to try out a new color or scheme. It also allows you to...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 19th July 2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,046
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Paint my Ride

Randy,
It is actually not that hard. Excellent video on that. Search on Youtube for "iamthepuzzleman" "Plastidip racing stripes on a Prius".
This guy is a real hoot!! He outlines it very well. He...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 19th July 2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 50,304
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: A.J.'s SL-C build thread

A. J. Two points of interest. Any solvent will affect the finish. It is one of the repairs for Plastiidip if you get a nick in it. They have a video on that one. Also if you get a lot of texture in...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 18th July 2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,591
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Shipping a transaxle

It was several years ago that I sent my 930 from Atlanta to California. It went air freight and cost just over $100. You should be able to get a quote on line. You have to deliver it to them for that...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 14th July 2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,068
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Ford 302 build advice

Duncan,
Good choice on the engine. Get it checked out and go with the suggestions of the guys doing the work. My suggestions are not for exotic stuff, but stuff easily sourced. For a cam look to...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 11th July 2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 92,300
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Pete B's Build Thread

One of the best experimenters with Plastidip is "The Puzleman" He will outline the methods and proper procedures as well as great places to buy the material. Even show you how to mix the stuff. The...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 30th June 2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,224
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: The Driveshaft Shop

Well, Its been two days since I ordered the new boots. Actually I emailed them on Monday and they answered back that night and I confirmed on Monday night. When I got home today there they were....
Forum: Superformance GT40s 29th June 2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Breaking Loose Half Shafts

Well, I have jumped into the half shafts in order to get new boots on the trans end of both half shafts. The following will hopefully show others how easy it is done, what tools are needed and the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 29th June 2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,871
Posted By wbmusarra
Re: Vacume leaks

Have any of you guys had to add sealant around the water inlets to the intake?? The only water lines on the TWM manifold is at the front passage for the 351W. The rears are absent/blocked off. Would...
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