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Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 15th September 2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By iraceone
Re: Getting title and registration in Florida?

Hello Chet, I'm in the Cape if you ever want to check out a old Roaring Forties car.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th April 2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,103
Posted By iraceone
Re: Roaring Forties #091

As soon as I got the panels home I started re-assembly, the paint color I picked from a BASF chip, it has a fine silver metal flake and looks much lighter in the sun, I'm very happy with it.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th April 2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,103
Posted By iraceone
Re: Roaring Forties #091

Well its been a long time since a post. I have been continuing to work on my car. I finished the body work in December and 8 weeks ago I removed the panels, rented a truck and took them to a paint...
Forum: All GT40 14th January 2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,345
Posted By iraceone
Re: It's Official - New GT

Hello, I love the car, think it's a great step forward. They state it will be a much lower production than the previous car and higher price, so I don't think they need to make a R/H drive. Dan
Forum: Bailey Cars North America 3rd December 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,334
Posted By iraceone
Re: Bailey GT 40

Hi, I will be at Sebring on Saturday, look forward to seeing the GTs and would be nice to meet you all there. Dan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 9th November 2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By iraceone
Red face Re: Ignition Crossfire on 302HO

Hi Randy, The engine is running the HO firing order. Today I seperated the wires as far as possible from each other,, running 2 on each side top of the valve cover and down and the other two under,...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 8th November 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By iraceone
Re: Ignition Crossfire on 302HO

Hi Guys, Cam is a X303 roller , crane 1.6 rockers, a TWM stack injection on a 347 with performer rpm heads.
Thanks Bob on the tip on venting the cap etc.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 8th November 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By iraceone
Re: Ignition Crossfire on 302HO

Hi Bob, it's a Mallory 5055101 distrib, It's the small cap. After rewiring to fords layout it ran the best ever , much smoother except for number 8, slight pop,, then I realized I had number 7 and 8...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 8th November 2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By iraceone
Ignition Crossfire on 302HO

Hi Guys, I got the engine fired up on my GT and am suffering little induction pops and sometimes in the exhaust. The engine is also surging as I'm sure it is sometimes firing at the wrong time on...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 16th June 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,103
Posted By iraceone
Unhappy Re: Roaring Forties #091

Thanks Guys, Dave I bought a whole hide off ebay, I looked and the seller does not have any more of them. Their are many listings though for leather, I just used 3M yellow automotive super contact...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 14th June 2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 31,975
Posted By iraceone
re: Roaring Forties #36 - David Borden's - Mark Worthington GT40

Good Luck Mark ! Thanks for all the info you have posted on the forum during your build. Regards, Dan
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 14th June 2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,103
Posted By iraceone
Smile Re: Roaring Forties #091

Got settled in Florida and some work is progressing on the car. Intalled Dynamat , then Dynaliner on bulkhead, then leather I purchased on ebay, I then followed by installing the mid screen. Now...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 4th October 2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,103
Posted By iraceone
Re: Roaring Forties #091

Good one on the paint job! LOL
The pan clears no problem but I can not use the stock dip stick that comes with the pan.Will fabricate a "shorty" stick. I did level the engine and gearbox as much as...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 3rd October 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,103
Posted By iraceone
Smile Re: Roaring Forties #091

Well its been many years from when I last posted. I am alive and now single, I have a wonderful lady and we are about to move to south west Florida together to start a new life. Just sold the house,...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 26th November 2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,989
Posted By iraceone
Smile Re: Roaring Forties #103

Car looks fantastic Jim (house looks pretty too) !
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 23rd October 2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,827
Posted By iraceone
Talking Re: Spare Parts

Hi Jim, That is some extra hardware RL gave you to make up for all the wrong hardware RL gave you and made you source it all on your own. LOL Take care bud, Dan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 18th October 2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,935
Posted By iraceone
Re: Care & Feeding of Knock-Off / On wheels

Besides the wire, I may try a tube of Torque Seal. It is a thick liquid "paint" that is sold in small tubes and you paint a line of it between two surfaces. If it cracks the two parts have started to...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 3rd June 2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,989
Posted By iraceone
Re: Roaring Forties #103

Magnificent looking Jim.Your doors really fit great .You did a super job !Motor compartment is stunning , WOW. Are you going to shoot the wheel centers red ? Or ?
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 30th April 2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,520
Posted By iraceone
Re: rf118

Car looks great ! Are those Vintage Wheels 17s on the car ??
Forum: All GT40 7th February 2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,372
Posted By iraceone
Handy hose to get you out of a tight spot !

Here is a Gates hose I found in the rack at the auto parts store. It is a 1 1/2 inch ID. This pic is before I cut it (at the straight section against the radiator base) This cures the radiator neck...
Forum: The Garage Sale 23rd January 2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,276
Posted By iraceone
Re: Audi 016 - AFC

You have a PM .Dan
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 3rd January 2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,227
Posted By iraceone
Re: Roaring 40's #90 70% complete for sale

Congrats Peter,what part of the country is the car going to ?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 30th December 2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By iraceone
Re: Bonded Fastners - No need to make body holes

I used nutplates that pick up the bolts that hold my spider rear feet to the chassis. That way if you want to unbolt or adjust the spider you do not have to drop the fuel tanks down to get a wrench...
Forum: All GT40 16th December 2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,027
Posted By iraceone
Re: Delivery at last...CAV #123

Gordo congrats, great car and great post and pics, good luck and have fun.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 22nd November 2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By iraceone
Re: LHD WIRING HARNESS EXIT(front bulkhead)

Found the old pics on my backup drive.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 21st November 2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By iraceone
Re: LHD WIRING HARNESS EXIT(front bulkhead)

Hi Jim, I am using my lap top right now, my other PC crashed . I will take pics of my bulkhead tomorrow and post them. I made two holes in the panel, one around the masters and the other on the far...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 16th November 2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,458
Posted By iraceone
Re: Coolant Pipe Routing

Hi Guys, I did mine also through the center , and from Pats previous post he said about 3 "cycles" of starting the engine up and letting heat so much then shutting it down and topping off, bled the...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 18th October 2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,934
Posted By iraceone
Re: Thinking of selling my MK4

Bill, sorry to see people hijack your thread and spin it off into something else.Thanks for sharing your wonderful GT in the past on this forum and good luck with your car and sale. Dan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 12th October 2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,691
Posted By iraceone
Re: R&p For 016

Cliff one thing also is many of us are already set up for a 016 box. Adapter, starter, clutch ,CVs and half shafts . A bunch of money would be spent just getting all this to mate your G50 plus modify...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 9th October 2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,859
Posted By iraceone
Re: driving lights

Hi Guys, I bought some driving lights, look real similar to Neals (rectagular)and 20 bucks also. They have 55 watt halogen bulbs in them. Has anyone had a problem with the heat these type lights give...
Forum: All GT40 24th September 2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,525
Posted By iraceone
Re: How much did the RF40 cost?

The last deluxe kits sold in the US were $46,000 .The cars came from Australia. This does not include shipping or other options.With shipping and a few minor options you had a little over 50 into it....
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 20th September 2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,227
Posted By iraceone
Re: Roaring 40's #90 70% complete for sale

I am flabergasted at all this horse trading ! Good deal to someone as well Peter and congrats.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 19th September 2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,202
Posted By iraceone
Re: Roaring 40's #80 for sale

Congrats Rolf, can you tell us where the car is heading (at least geographically)? Dan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 17th September 2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,216
Posted By iraceone
Re: Issues with chromed suspension pieces?

Hi Mark , if you do not feel you should use your old suspension parts that are chromed , and you are going to discard them, dont, I will take them off your hands. I have to tell you though that your...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 5th September 2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,202
Posted By iraceone
Wow Rolf, surprised to see it up for sale. The...

Wow Rolf, surprised to see it up for sale. The car looks great .How many miles have you put on her ? I remember you had allot of trouble registering it in Ohio, I guess that's one reason you went the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 4th September 2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By iraceone
Sounds like its not getting the signal from your...

Sounds like its not getting the signal from your ecu (which I guess provides a ground to activate the relay ) ?? Your temp is set right in your software on your motec , right ? I am running a Haltec...
Forum: The Paddock 4th September 2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By iraceone
Yes, sorry to see that, turns out a large sting...

Yes, sorry to see that, turns out a large sting ray pierced his heart with its tail .
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 4th September 2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By iraceone
Here ya go Pat, hope this helps. The picture is...

Here ya go Pat, hope this helps. The picture is not the greatest , let me know if you cant read the label. What did you end up doing with your engine stabilizer ? I don't think mine would fit with...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 3rd September 2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,870
Posted By iraceone
The bolts are just finger tight, no gaskets yet....

The bolts are just finger tight, no gaskets yet. I am still building my car.I thought grinding on my covers was not going to do it, that or i would go through. Maybe your brand of rockers was not as...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 3rd September 2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,870
Posted By iraceone
Hi Pat, your running steel chromed covers though...

Hi Pat, your running steel chromed covers though right ? The Gurney Weslake covers are very thick aluminum and come up at an angle toward the rocker at the inboard side. Now when I pull my cover...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 3rd September 2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,870
Posted By iraceone
Hi Chuck, I went through the exact same thing...

Hi Chuck, I went through the exact same thing with the Gurney Weslake's. I had aluminum roller rockers and they have a larger area at the pushrod end. This causes them to hit the covers so bad you...
Forum: All GT40 1st September 2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,560
Posted By iraceone
Wink Interesting read , thanks. I thought some where...

Interesting read , thanks. I thought some where in there that they were going to say the winds "generally blew allot of hot air".hmmmm LOL
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 31st August 2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,664
Posted By iraceone
Thanks Pat, sounds like you engine sits a bit...

Thanks Pat, sounds like you engine sits a bit more level than stock then. Take care, Dan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 31st August 2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By iraceone
Peter I went through the same thing. I tore down...

Peter I went through the same thing. I tore down my already bal. short block and took the crank , 1 rod/piston, flywheel,balancer and clutch to the machine shop. After they had the motor balanced,...
Forum: All GT40 30th August 2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,000
Posted By iraceone
LOL to this thread , I had to chime in,,,mine...

LOL to this thread , I had to chime in,,,mine said recently"you really dont expect me to go very many places with you considering how hard it is to get in and out do you...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 28th August 2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,664
Posted By iraceone
Hi Pat, great job, and congrats getting it down...

Hi Pat, great job, and congrats getting it down the road! Can you tell me besides modifying the cross-member just under the pipes , what else did you do (frame under gearbox mod? engine, trans...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 18th August 2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 31,975
Posted By iraceone
Thanks Mark for the great descrips and pics on...

Thanks Mark for the great descrips and pics on getting the engine and box fit up and all. This will help me greatly very soon. Dan
Forum: The Race Track 4th August 2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By iraceone
Lets hope he pulls through, another article...

Lets hope he pulls through, another article stated he was doing about 180mph and a large deer struck the right front corner of the car and and then hit the cockpit area. The car remained at full...
Forum: All GT40 30th July 2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,811
Posted By iraceone
Maybe between the 3 of you agreeing, you could...

Maybe between the 3 of you agreeing, you could post a basic setup with stock suspension parts for the other owners to put on the car rather than starting with the RF specs. I would rather have it...
Forum: All GT40 30th July 2006, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By iraceone
I get a "unable to connect .com.ms security...

I get a "unable to connect .com.ms security exeption ex " I am running XP pro. I enabled my java settings , dont know what else to try,, oh I also enabled chat in my Norton, so its not that . Hmmm...
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