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Forum: All GT40 6th May 2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,713
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Gary kadrmas (kccorral2075) Has Passed On

Thank you all for the kind words and thoughts. Gary greatly enjoyed this site and spent many hours "surfing" when he was too ill to drive his long time favorite cobra or be in his shop working on...
Forum: All GT40 19th April 2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Pro-Hobbyist bill passed in Idaho

Montana should be next to pass a similar law. Then have the Montana officials put the unlimited speed limit during the day back in place. Would be exciting for sure.
Forum: The Paddock 29th February 2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 968,621
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Jokes anyone? -

The Buffalo Theory :

A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the lowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural...
Forum: The Paddock 28th February 2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: A Cobra in Italy..

Paolo,

I forgot to mention that Contemporary is out of business, no web site available.
Forum: The Paddock 28th February 2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: A Cobra in Italy..

Paolo,

Contemporary Classics is a very well engineered replica package, and the Blue example was put together with detail in mind. This example shows the "SC" dash layout without...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 25th February 2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,603
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: GTD40 for Sale - UK

Price of admission must be pretty steep.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 24th February 2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,073
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Dzus fasteners

Chris,

Summit Racing:

summitracing.com (http://store.summitracing.com/egnsearch.asp?Ntk=KeywordSearch&DDS=1&Ntt=Dzus+fastners&searchinresults=false&N=700+115)

Not sure if this is the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th February 2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,620
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: '65' 289 Query/info...?

Seems to me that Shelby in the racing days printed HP figures of:

Full Road Race-single four barrell=350 HP
Full Road Race-Webers=385 HP

I also remember Drag Race figures above that, but I...
Forum: The Race Track 20th February 2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,718
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Southern Festival of Speed.

Beautiful pictures, and thanks for sharing!!!!
Forum: All GT40 20th February 2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: GT40s for sale

The buying market for specialty automobiles is small. Especially if you are in the over $100K price range. It drastically lowers even more when you climb into higher values.

And along with the...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 20th February 2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 44,527
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Superformance GT40 For Sale

Hey Steve,

Looks like snow on the ground! Are you up pretty high in elevation? Or pictures taken when a freak snow storm blew threw CO?
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 19th February 2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,036
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Noise levels enforced at Silverstone.

We have the same problem with noise restrictions on race cars at Portland International Raceway VS: Portland International Airport.

The airport was there before the racetrack. The race track was...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 19th February 2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Geelong All Ford Day

Beautiful cars. Thanks for sharing the photos.

Good to see those 50's Fords in attendance! The Blue/White one is sweet.
Forum: The Paddock 19th February 2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Congestion Charge

Welcome!

Welcome to Estacada, Oregon USA.

Population 2600ish. Police enforcement is by contract with the local County Sheriffs Office, usually 1-3 cars during the day, and one at night. Alot...
Forum: All GT40 19th February 2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Changes at Ebay?

Pressure from the competition????
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 19th February 2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: one off 70s racecar milwaukee wi.

Craig,

What a sensational opportunity to have your Fathers race car, and be in a position to have what you have.

Your car should qualify for vintage races. I am not 100% sure about that, but...
Forum: The Paddock 19th February 2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,048
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Quality control in the US of A

Looks like a few members have more time on their hands than what they know what to do with.

Normally I sign off with "Cheers", but maybe thats going a bit over the top now too.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 19th February 2008, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 44,527
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Superformance GT40 For Sale

Nice looking car. Sorry to hear that you are selling. Good luck with your sale!!!
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 19th February 2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: one off 70s racecar milwaukee wi.

Very interesting ride.

Did your Father ever get in on the track back in the 70's, and if so, what class would he have ran in? And of course.....how successful was he in the races entered?
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th February 2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,786
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Center Console Opinions

Leather.

Otherwise, it will off-balance the interior colors.

But it is your car!

From the response of other members, I think leather is the choice of the majority.

Cheers,
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 11th February 2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 32,095
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: DRB no.72

Hoppy,

Your last post telling us about your first drive in the 40 gave me goose bumps!!! I can definately relate to the feeling and experience.

Many years ago, when I got my Cobra to a...
Forum: The Paddock 11th February 2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,371
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Mystery car

Simon,

The base Pontiac Solstice has a 177HP inline 4-cylinder engine, and has an optional 260HP Turbo model that really scoots.

My wife & I bought a 2007 model in 2006 for just under $27K,...
Forum: The Paddock 11th February 2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,731
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Now this is speed!

David,
Did your Falkland Islands "event" take place in or around 1984-85?
Forum: The Paddock 10th February 2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,731
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Now this is speed!

It seems to me that if us regular type folks are finding out information about the SR71, the government has got to have something that is more updated and capable of flying higher and faster.

I...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th February 2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 129,116
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Tornado TS40 #875

Scott,

Shifting gears to threads that are somewhat old........What camshaft did you ever decide on for your car?

The progress you are making looks good! Keep up the good work. Your updates...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 10th February 2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,571
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Doc Watson ..Ammeter ?

Steve,

Some gauges have elongated oval holes that are around the outside of the guage shoulder that meets the dash surface. Their is a bracket that either clips to the gauge, or it is fastened...
Forum: The Race Track 9th February 2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,859
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: High Performance Starters

Ron,

Before you spend alot of time on this.......have you talked to other "Z" owners to see what they did about the issue. Their has got to be more Z guys out there that have had to overcome the...
Forum: The Paddock 8th February 2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,928
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Common Sense from a Polititian What Ever Next!!

Dean,

Thanks for the reminder!

Or,.....press one for English......................
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 6th February 2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: New member from Denmark

Jakob,

The Cobra was restored from drag race trim to street trim in 1974 by me.

Due to its age, I was forced to renew the hydraulics. I do not intend to restore it again. The paint is...
Forum: The Race Track 6th February 2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Intake Plenum for a 260Z

Ron,

Have you looked at the Group 44 Datsuns air induction plumbing?

It seems to me they used an air box, and plumbed the ductwork from the carbs back to the leading edge of the windshield...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 6th February 2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: New member from Denmark

Jakob,

This link worked for me:


http://www.cobra-ig.de/anzeigenmarkt/fahrzeugecarsforsale/forsale1964accobracsx2075.php...
Forum: All GT40 5th February 2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,392
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Targeted Best GT40 Kit, Your Opinions Please

Scott,

If you have not already done so, I would recommend visiting a few upscale dealers for GT40s so you have a first hand experience seeing one in person, setting in it (and maybe a test...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 5th February 2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: New member from Denmark

Jakob,

Welcome to the forum. You will find this place offers much technical information regarding the wonderful GT40, and the members are a great group of guys and full of information and...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 4th February 2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Hibernating GT40

Daryl,

What? You don't have tire chains for your 40? You must be a flat lander then.

HahaHaHa!!!! Very nice picture anyway, and nice shop too!!!!;)
Forum: The Paddock 4th February 2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 968,621
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Jokes anyone? -

:mad:Subject:
1957 vs 2007
SCHOOL -- 1957 vs. 2007
Scenario: Jack goes quail hunting before school, pulls into school parking lot with shotgun in gun rack.</ B>
1957 - Vice Principal comes over,...
Forum: All GT40 3rd February 2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,242
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Exclamation Re: 4 post lift

This thread reminds me of when I installed an alarm system in my house.

In the beginning, I designed a system that had each window and door, along with inside motion and outside motion detection...
Forum: All GT40 31st January 2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: I think I may have a one of a kind RF40.

Peter,

Interesting connection to Speed Source. Just curious, how did you find them?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 29th January 2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Anti Dive

Bill,

That's a scuba diver with a snorkel and a low volume set of lungs.
Forum: The Paddock 28th January 2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,553
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: New BMW Airbag

Mamma meaaaaaaaaaa. Holy Cow, Oy 'e vay, and anything else you could think about what you would say to........presents.

I guess in Poland, they would say holy sh*tski....
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 27th January 2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Fender flares

Bill,

Those flares do look nice!!!!rockonsmilerockonsmilerockonsmile
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 27th January 2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,338
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: testing the ZFQ gear box

Sorry for the thread drift. Lets keep this as is, and I will fade out stage left.

PS: Thanks Steve for the pics.
Forum: The Paddock 26th January 2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,146
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Garage - What features would you select?

Ron,

I will be revamping my shop this summer. I plan on putting up walls to separate different areas of the shop to end up with a "dirty" area, a "clean" area, and a "park and storage" area. My...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 26th January 2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,338
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: testing the ZFQ gear box

Steve C,

Is your rod shift set-up similar to what was used on the Pantera? The '72 I had back in '79 reacted the same as far as going to 2nd, then first, with no engagement problems. I do...
Forum: The Paddock 26th January 2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,146
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Garage - What features would you select?

Ron,

I read through some of the old posts about suggestions to accessorize your shop, and I thought of this:

Find a commercial warehouse development project, ya know, where construction...
Forum: The Paddock 25th January 2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: A "Morton" moment......

Don't wish for something that might happen!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 25th January 2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,338
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: testing the ZFQ gear box

mirrorviewrear.com
Forum: The Paddock 24th January 2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: A "Morton" moment......

Simon,

For the record, we have been in our house for going on 12 years now, and only had 3 trick-or-treaters on our first year in the house.

My comment about waiting for someone banging on my...
Forum: Original GT40s 24th January 2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,047
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: wheel from a famous GT40

Allan,

Do I understand you to say that their is now 3 P1012 cars? And, is the XGT-3 in New York the original or one of the other evolved cars????

I think I have seen the XGT-3 advertised,...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 24th January 2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 31,962
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: Le Mans Classic 2008 11-12-13th July 2008

Martin,

Thank you for posting the video clips!!!!!!!

Being able to drive your GT40 in such an event must be just greater than sh*t. It would be way cool to be able to drive the LeMans...
Forum: The Paddock 24th January 2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By Gary Kadrmas
Re: A "Morton" moment......

On the same note as the ram raiders in the post above (well, somewhat the same.....).......................

A recent event happened in Vancouver, Washington, just across the river from Portland,...
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