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Forum: Superformance GT40s 21st April 2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,393
Posted By Jim Craik
SPF battery?

Hi guys, I'm looking to replace my battery, apparently Peb Boys does not carry this size... any thoughts?
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 18th February 2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,242
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Lotus 38 ish Replica

Hi Ben, great project. So you are a Santa Cruz guy, I love that place, we are just up the road in Los Gatos... one day I would love to check out your project, do you ever go to the Canepa open house?
Forum: The Paddock 5th December 2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac Returns to IMSA Prototype Racing

Hi Ian, it's good to hear from you. Things are great here Fran and I are working on year two of retirement, never happier. I took the 40 out for a dance just yesterday and she's running great. The...
Forum: The Paddock 5th December 2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac Returns to IMSA Prototype Racing

Yes indeed Brian, this is great news! Such a beautiful car, I'm definitely going To be making the trip to Daytona...
Forum: The Race Track 16th August 2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,359
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Scg 003cs

That's great Jim, I'll be there on Thursday for the "unloading", hope to finally meet you.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 17th June 2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Hello from NorCal

Howdy Callaghan, welcome to the forum... Congratulations on your order, now the long wait. If you are ever down the Penninsula and want to check out P/2264 a MKI, let us know, we are a few miles...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 5th June 2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 154,328
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: SLC 001 Build

Love the lines, looks good! Rob, you going to Canepas next Sat?
Forum: Original GT40s 22nd March 2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,582
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: GT40 Graveyard!!!

That third photo looks to me like a very early MKI short nose, with the early shape for the low driving light opening.
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 28th February 2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 246,815
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

Congratulations Howard! Don't worry, I'm sure you can find a road with corners in Tx.
Forum: The Paddock 20th January 2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,514
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Gratitude

Hi Ian, Pat how have you been... I have not checked in for awhile, it seems the paddoc has been....reduced. That's too bad, but I'm Facebook friends with Pete, Jeff, Pat and a few others so I have...
Forum: Original GT40s 14th January 2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,051
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: What color is "Shelby Blue"?

Pat, I'm not going to make it this year, but l'm going to try for next year and will look forward hanging with you and Debbie. We are still a few years out on running the Caddy in the historic 24,...
Forum: Original GT40s 14th January 2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,051
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: What color is "Shelby Blue"?

Steve, that looks like the light silver blue color that some publications call "Princess Blue"

Per the Shelby site, the name princess blue was changed to Viking blue as Princess blue did not...
Forum: Original GT40s 13th January 2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,051
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: What color is "Shelby Blue"?

Hi Pat, how have you been?

As I understand the first "Shelby blue" from 1964 was "Princes Alice Blue" a lighter silver blue color. I remember seeing a transporter with early Cobras and the first...
Forum: Original GT40s 17th December 2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,176
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Pebble 2016

That's great Jim, we'll see you there, it should be awesome
Forum: The Race Track 14th October 2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Two time Le Mans winners

John, thats a very interesting car, any photos?

Here are some other shots: The LM motor, and two Can Am Shadows, one complete and one tub.
...
Forum: The Race Track 13th October 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Two time Le Mans winners

Jimmy,

I thought of you and our MKI search at Daytona...A few weeks back, I went through all the car models at The Monterey Historics, one end to the other, still only MKIIs...Damn!
Forum: The Race Track 12th October 2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Two time Le Mans winners

Hi Jimmy how have you been?

I'll tell you, I would just love a 962, but then I really enjoy being married...:)
Forum: The Race Track 12th October 2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Two time Le Mans winners

Here is another little gem sitting all alone...the 1970 Le Mans winner...
...
Forum: The Race Track 11th October 2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Two time Le Mans winners

Another sweet one, the actual last Ferrari to win Le Mans...
...
Forum: The Race Track 11th October 2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jim Craik
Two time Le Mans winners

I went to Canapas in Scotts Valley today, quite a collection, including two of the three chassis to have won Le Mans twice, of course the third is P/1075!

...
Forum: All GT40 14th September 2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,074
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

http://www.gt40s.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=79732&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1442260312 (http://www.gt40s.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=79732&d=1442260312)


Hay, thats a photo of Pat...
Forum: All GT40 4th September 2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,074
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Here is a nice photo of P/2264 to add to the mix, just over 50,000 miles on her......
Forum: Superformance GT40s 4th September 2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By Jim Craik
Nice photo

My friend Alan sent over this nice photo of P/2264...
Forum: All GT40 29th August 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,074
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

The way I see it, my car is a P/2000 series GT40, exactly as built, I purposely have left it as original as possible. As all the older P/1000 and many of the newer series cars have been...
Forum: All GT40 23rd August 2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,074
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Double post
Forum: All GT40 23rd August 2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,074
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Hi Pat,

I do not think either of those are SPF...

The SPF Cars do not have that body crease running aft from the top/rear of the door window. The rear part of the spider is smooth.

Also, in...
Forum: All GT40 22nd August 2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,074
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Its interesting that here on the GT40 web site a discussion of the relative merits of each chassis type would be considered bla, bla, bla...

I think this is what we do here. I know some of you...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 20th August 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 246,815
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: SLC 24 Howard Jones

She looks great Howie, what a beauty!

I we should get together before you leave CA...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 7th August 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Monterey 2015

I'll be at the Baja Cantina of Thursday and Laguna on Saturday.
Forum: All GT40 3rd August 2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 26,074
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: CAV or SPF GT40?

Somthing to keep in mind, when you are out driving and someone asks the question...they always do, "what is it"? With an SPF you can truthfully say its a GT40...
Forum: All GT40 8th July 2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 85,160
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Fatal GT40 Accident - Please tell me this is not Toms RCR GT40

RIP my friend...
We'll always remember that wonderful August night....

See you on the other side.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd July 2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Aircraft outside Udonthani air force

Guys, I'm fairly sure the F-5 was a single seater, this looks like a T-38 painted up like an F-5...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 28th June 2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Anything new from the LMP1 race car family?

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/p526x296/11188471_841204762613341_8694813618536875339_n.jpg?oh=e4f8315bf2e1a193eca0a4b3dfddf02a&oe=561F3D64

Mine is coming along:)

Say...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 20th May 2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cool jet pics

I know if aesthetics are important, the Phantom is hard to love...But here is another BIG Navy twin that was a very beautiful aircraft.
...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 15th May 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cool jet pics

A-7 no, F-8 Yes!
Forum: The Race Track 30th April 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

Hi Bud, what a wonderful photo, you can almost feel the excitement! Thanks. Let me know if you are ever up on Skyline and want to check out the project. So Bud, you were there, I hear these cars had...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 21st April 2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,722
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Engines HP

Originally Posted by Jim Craik http://gt40s.com/forum/gt40s_skins/black_light/images/buttons/viewpost.gif...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 21st April 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,722
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Engines HP

Ron, the top of my stock Roush air cleaner is a good inch below the lowest part of the rear window, I have no rear vision problem...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 21st April 2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,722
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Engines HP

David, Where in CA are you?

I have P2264 in the Santa Cruz Mountains...

As for huge HP, don't do it...I have a 302 with 450HP in my MKI, way more than enough.

The high HP motors are huge,...
Forum: The Race Track 16th April 2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

Hi Doug, how have you been?

I see you are keeping up the good fight...I'm really going to enjoy this next election cycle...Let me know when they have a fair Moderator, I would love to join the...
Forum: The Race Track 14th April 2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

She now has her Le Mans warpaint.

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/p526x296/11129146_835134836553667_6566820542122169571_n.jpg?oh=acb619f09645e34feb1c2b7da723fc55&oe=55DFD42F
Forum: The Race Track 10th April 2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

Oh yes John, Fran has almost everything in his shop and what he does not have he can make!

It's incredible...not only did I find this wonderful project here on GT40's.com, but I found this...
Forum: The Race Track 4th April 2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

One more photo, the body and paint are in great condition, thanks again Fran for your wonderful hospitality and helping to save this beautiful race car! Fran, the second check is in the mail:)
...
Forum: The Race Track 4th April 2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

I have just returned from a a trip out to see Fran, he took a couple of hours and gave me the grand tour, great stuff, right down to the original GT90! We have worked out a deal and 00-002 has now...
Forum: The Race Track 9th March 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,027
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: SCG 003C's Chassis

Congratulations Jim

What a great accomplishment. I loved the shots of the light metallic blue car, reminded me of the early GT40 street cars.
Forum: The Race Track 27th February 2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,027
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: SCG 003C's Chassis

Incredible job Jim!

I just love the Blue Geneva car!
Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th February 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,801
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Buying a used Superformance

Jimmy,

I hope to make it out to the Daytona Historics, looks like a great event!

One day I hope to enter my LMP car, but that is a few years off. I hope to make it out before then to see you...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 27th February 2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,801
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Buying a used Superformance

TB

I have put over 45,000 miles on P/2264 and I just love it!

I really think the important thing to remember is this is essentially a 1960's British race car. If you are expecting a refined...
Forum: The Race Track 21st January 2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

Hi Pat, how have you and Debbie been?

I'll be thinking of you guys this weekend....hopefully next year I'll be back for the 24 hours, I had a great time last year!

That photo you posted...
Forum: The Race Track 20th January 2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,088
Posted By Jim Craik
Re: Cadillac LMP-00-002

Hi Troy, how have you been?

I just love your Ralt, thats a seriously beautiful car!

Thanks for the tip on the motor...

I have been talking to Andrew, he has put a non-turbo IRL motor into...
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