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Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 1st May 2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,038
Posted By JoeM
Can Am cars at Long Beach Grand Prix

Well it's taken me a while to start this thread but here we are. What an exciting event and what a great way to get vintage racing into the forefront at a race that may not attract the typical crusty...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 25th March 2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By JoeM
Re: Not all Mclarens are yellow

Great find and good reference material for my build. Thanks!
Forum: The Garage Sale 13th October 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By JoeM
Re: AP Monobloc 4-Piston Calipers

Yes, they are built for NASCAR regulations which mandate a 15" wheel.
Forum: The Garage Sale 11th October 2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By JoeM
Re: AP Monobloc 4-Piston Calipers

New-used set is sold, used set still available at a reduced price of $1500. Thanks
Forum: The Garage Sale 19th September 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By JoeM
Re: AP Monobloc 4-Piston Calipers

Now on a popular internet auction site.
Forum: The Garage Sale 10th September 2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By JoeM
Re: AP Monobloc 4-Piston Calipers

Below are manufacturer's spec page, blueprint pdf and photos of the used/new set of calipers. Items are located in Los Angeles, CA. Feedback and suggestions are appreciated.

...
Forum: The Garage Sale 10th September 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By JoeM
AP Monobloc 4-Piston Calipers

Hello forum members, for sale I have 2 sets of 2 front calipers, part numbers CP5850-4SOM and CP5850-5SOM respectively. The reason for sale is that I will not be able to make them work with the...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd May 2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,265
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP engineering breaks in new Can Am MKIII

That's what I'm talking about... Sign me up for one of those intakes Wolfgang. If my research is right it is the only intake for LS series engines that allows Webers. Right on!
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th April 2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

Thanks for the tip Mike, probably will.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th April 2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

Thanks Jim, despite my relatively young age, the shape of the McLarens were what I first remembered as a proper race car. Stefan, the car is in my trailer at a storage facility, part of the reason I...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th April 2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

My progress has been relatively non existent as of late. I have moved from New York City back to Redondo Beach, CA and also took on a lateral move in my industry. This has kept me pretty busy and at...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 27th March 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

Just moved back to So Cal and work on the car has been proceeding a little slow because that and my career. The body may be "off" but it looks fantastic to me. I don't think the car was meant to be...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 30th December 2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By JoeM
Re: Roll bar helmet pad wanted.

Thanks Bill, however I think I need to do a better job of describing what I need. Roll bar padding is not quite what I was looking for (though I will still use it elsewhere...). I want the pad that...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 29th December 2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By JoeM
Roll bar helmet pad wanted.

I've seen steering wheel pads used, but I'd like something a little more bespoke. I believe the roll bar section to be used is 1.25". Thanks for the help in advance.
Forum: The Garage Sale 20th December 2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,768
Posted By JoeM
Re: Hewland dg300 for sale

Trying like heck to get hold of this fella. Seems he's dropped off the radar.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 21st October 2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By JoeM
Re: I bought a friend....

Nice! Interesting restraint system, is that spectra cord or just plain clothesline?
Forum: The Race Track 19th October 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By JoeM
Re: Congratulations Ron Earp

Very nice Ron, well done! Old school Can-Am Challenge iron sticking it to these young upstarts! Look forward to hearing about your next track outing.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 8th October 2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 110,321
Posted By JoeM
Re: M20 Dreaming

Excellent work Leon, that looks like significant progress in terms of time spent on your build.
I have a general question about aluminum sheet metal work I hope you or other members don't mind...
Forum: The Paddock 7th October 2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,162
Posted By JoeM
Re: Crash at Reno

That the Nazi's were not socialists. It was in the name of their party fer cryin' out loud. National Socialist Worker's Party. If the German Nazi party didn't embody typical socialism, maybe you can...
Forum: The Paddock 7th October 2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,162
Posted By JoeM
Re: Crash at Reno

Mr Craik, that is the most comically ignorant thing I've seen in a while. No wonder we have a guy like Obama in office. Your tragic misunderstanding of history is an affront to those who suffered and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th September 2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,239
Posted By JoeM
Re: Diy 8 stack

Brilliant!
Forum: All GT40 23rd September 2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By JoeM
Forum: The Race Track 23rd September 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By JoeM
Has anyone ever put a full downforce body...

...on a Formula Ford? Sounds like a fun way to lap a track. I've seen it done with a Formula Atlantic car and it seems like something that ticks all the boxes in terms of cost, fun, handling, etc....
Forum: The Paddock 21st September 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,264
Posted By JoeM
Re: GT40 Replica Manufacturer Choices

If you were trying to sound like you typed this while on a hallucinogenic substance or otherwise intoxicated, you have done an exemplary job. My hat is off to you G. If not, you should seek the...
Forum: The Race Track 20th September 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,779
Posted By JoeM
Can Am reborn.

Sort of. Links to article regarding new racing series and the newly constructed car that will run in it. If they go to Laguna Seca to run at ALMS next year, you can guarantee I'll go to see these...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 10th September 2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,015
Posted By JoeM
Re: N.A.S.A Nationals at Mid Ohio.

Thanks for the tip. What a race! Congratulations to all involved.
Forum: The Paddock 4th September 2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,104
Posted By JoeM
Re: Race Tracks - Australia

What an utterly ridiculous question to pose to a performance car forum. Do you know where you are typing and why we are gathered here? You can't be that naive, or expect a serious response.
...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd September 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,930
Posted By JoeM
Re: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Nice! Very clean, much like your work space. I also admire the Tamiya models you have for inspiration on your tool chest. Being a devout Can-Am fan I have to ask, are you going to run the "banned"...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 1st September 2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By JoeM
Re: Fuel bladder fitment

Randy you're right and I'm going with something correct. No sense in experimenting with this important system of the little beast. I haven't skimped on this car yet and I don't intend to start with...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 25th August 2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,013
Posted By JoeM
Re: LS3 intake manifold search

Thanks all, that gives me some more directions to look in.

Troy, I read your build cover to cover and forgot about your set up. What diameter are the throttle bodies and how are you finding it's...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th August 2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,013
Posted By JoeM
LS3 intake manifold search

So an exhaustive search has turned up nothing for an intake manifold for my LS3 Gen IV crate motor. I'm looking for either an individual runner injection (Hilborn trumpet style, even though it...
Forum: The Paddock 17th August 2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,695
Posted By JoeM
Re: Mr. Bush is the Smart One

Thanks for the offer, but I'm not sure if you can help, as you were the one that thought that these are words used in proper American language:

Natzi
lier
House Camber

Your rabid lashing out...
Forum: The Paddock 17th August 2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,695
Posted By JoeM
Re: Mr. Bush is the Smart One

More hysterical hyperbole no doubt. I didn't finish your post. "For several years" I've seen Mr Obama alienate our world allies, put a record amount of people on government assistance and run up our...
Forum: The Paddock 17th August 2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,695
Posted By JoeM
Re: Mr. Bush is the Smart One

Please be so kind as to not use my quotes or thoughts for any of your own uses, whether to support my views or not. Come up with your own.

Since I'm posting here already, as far as your second...
Forum: The Paddock 17th August 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,695
Posted By JoeM
Re: Mr. Bush is the Smart One

Wow, a lot of the typical cynical hyperbole that streams from the left. What an alarming lack of critical thinking. No facts, figures or statistics based on verifiable accounts or records of reality,...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 15th August 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,816
Posted By JoeM
Re: Team Superlite Cars Race Results from Mid-Ohio

Amazing work and a great write up. I hope for your continued success.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 14th August 2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By JoeM
Fuel bladder fitment

I'm finding that buying an off the shelf fuel bladder is much more economical than having a custom one made to the exact size of the enclosures that are built into the tunnels of my race car....
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 15th July 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,358
Posted By JoeM
Re: Brake rotor hat measurement parameters.

I did a mock up today with the caliper in the front wheel and it looks like the sway bar rod that links the lower wishbone to the actual sway bar will be the only thing that hinders any type of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 14th July 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,358
Posted By JoeM
Re: Brake rotor hat measurement parameters.

You know, I feel I must clarify some things which I may not have gotten across properly at first. I think this thread has become confusing.

The car is a roller.

It is not a GT40, it is a...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 14th July 2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,358
Posted By JoeM
Re: Brake rotor hat measurement parameters.

Sound advice Howard all the way around. I saw limited offerings at Wilwood as far as 4-bolt hats, I didn't think about un-drilled ones. As far as having the rotors/calipers as far inboard as possible...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 14th July 2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,358
Posted By JoeM
Re: Brake rotor hat measurement parameters.

Many thanks for your thoughtful replies. You have helped me go in the proper direction with your considerations.
Dave, good memory, and yes you have helped by sending me the measurement data...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 13th July 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 86,851
Posted By JoeM
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 12th July 2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,358
Posted By JoeM
Brake rotor hat measurement parameters.

Hello forum members. I am on the next step in my build which is having brake rotor hats and caliper brackets made for my car. I have my wheels and their measurements. I have the uprights, their...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 12th July 2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 28,091
Posted By JoeM
Re: New RCR transaxle?

Thanks for the clarification Fran, and the nice compliment. Good thinking putting all those mount points throughout the case. This information along with the horsepower/torque rating listed on the...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 10th July 2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 28,091
Posted By JoeM
Re: New RCR transaxle?

Fran, can you expand on the compatibility with current transaxles as far as mount points? Judging by the photos of the billet case it looks like a modular affair that can accommodate various mounting...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 9th July 2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

I received the tach and it is magnificent. It must weight two pounds and the case could probably stop a .22 (not an exaggeration). It is not a lightweight piece and looks like it would be at home in...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd July 2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

Thanks Fred, I admire the classic business-like simplicity and quality of the Racetech clocks myself, but I've been torn about what to do for a tachometer (don't really care for the Racetech...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 29th June 2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

Got some gauges in the dash. Still waiting for fuel pressure gauge and not sure what to do with the tach (mechanical Jones/Moroso or Racetech electric).
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 18th June 2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

What a great time it must have been to be around Monterey for a race at Laguna, Jim.

I am aware of some GT40 DNA mixed in among the early years of Bruce's career, in the form of the Ford X-1. The...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 17th June 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,747
Posted By JoeM
Re: LMP Can Am M1C build thread

The workmanship on the chassis is exemplary. The tubes were 3-D laser cut and the TIG welding is spotless throughout. The panels were bonded and riveted and I have yet to see a rivet out of place....
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