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Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels Yesterday, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Red car in Iowa

no idea Rod, hope you work it out though.
Forum: All GT40 Yesterday, 03:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: registering a gt40 in Australia

Brake Proportioning Valve - Holdenpaedia (http://holdenpaedia.oldholden.com/Brake_Proportioning_Valve)


not sure if it will work for your situation, but it mounts spate to the master cylinder and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 19th May 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Parts for a Tornado build

Car Builder Solutions - Kit Car Parts and Accessories (https://www.carbuildersolutions.com/en/)

Professional Motorsport Parts, Spares & Rally Equipment from Rally Design...
Forum: Original GT40s 17th May 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Rear support hoop upper shock/spring mounts

Thanks Doc,


I went through a few of my books and some of the photos that I had taken personally of some original chassis. so many little detail changes that are hard to get 100% correct.

...
Forum: Original GT40s 16th May 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Ryan Love
Rear support hoop upper shock/spring mounts

Has anyone got any good photos to share that show how the original shock mounts were done. It would be great if you could share the chassis number featured in the photo. I realise that this area...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 14th May 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Rear tire size question and 2"/4" flares......

I had 295R19 on a 9.5" on the BMW and was going to go to a 275 with the next set off tyres but sold the car prior to doing this. I think the current ///M3 runs a 275 or a 285
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 11th May 2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,624
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Rear tire size question and 2"/4" flares......

Jason has some the flares fitted to his RCR. I cant remember what size they were.


Jason's Coyote Powered RCR40 Downunder...
Forum: All GT40 10th May 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: registering a gt40 in Australia

good to hear Deno, where abouts are you based. Im in Melbourne and beavering away on my build when I get the chance
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th May 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 102,768
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: SouthernGT No6

very exciting Nick. looking forward to seeing it all suited and booted.


Ryan
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 4th May 2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,969
Posted By Ryan Love
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 4th May 2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Front & rear wheel alignment

I don't Mick.
a club im in has recently bought a bunch of alignment gauges to go with the corner scales, so it something I will be looking into.


Ryan
Forum: The Garage Sale 18th March 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: GT40 Gear Knobs

James


Is it just the knob or is the shift lever/housing available as well?


Regards Ryan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 18th March 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Demist

Andy, are these plates the same as the ones listed in the original plans?
GT40P/1/2444
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 8th March 2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Demist

Morton, have you added the Tabs?
mine doesn't have the tabs but holes where your tabs are.
as far as I know its an original ford zephyr item and quite rusty.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th February 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Quaife Transaxles from UK

Sequential 6spd Toyota 86 by Holinger - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbKGRESi6ME)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th February 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Quaife Transaxles from UK

I was quoted $33k Australian, not sure if that included bell housing as well. but I think it included a shifter. Holinger have a FT86 running around on the street with a motec and one of their...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 13th February 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Quaife Transaxles from UK

the Hollinger is a very very good box. I have visited the factory and seen the box in question and the parts that go into it. it has some massive bearings in it, probably twice the size of the ZF...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 19th December 2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Insurance before Car is Complete

Shannons Insurance have me covered with what i'm building.
its covered whilst its in parts in my workshop or even if I move it to another business shop or another friends workshop to help with...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 23rd November 2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: G’day from Downunder

Hi Kyle,

nice pick up on the project. hope you are getting stuck in.
I am in Melbourne as well - building.
inner eastern side. There is a few of us around building and a few going cars as...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 25th October 2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Chassis plans

GrabCAD - CAD library (https://grabcad.com/library)
I was struggling to get a direct link to the gt40 stuff yesterday, but it comes up in a search
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 23rd October 2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Chassis plans

There is some more on grab cad
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 23rd October 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Chassis plans

A Riviera scratchbuilt GT40 (http://www.gt40s.com/forum/gt40-build-logs/32106-riviera-scratchbuilt-gt40.html)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 23rd October 2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Chassis plans

there are a few plans on this site if you look.
think there is some in the Riviera scratch build - build diary
Forum: Original GT40s 21st September 2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Forum: Original GT40s 19th September 2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,472
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Original flywheel and waterpump?

good questions jyrki,
Thanks for the answers Jac. learning more every day.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 14th September 2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 32,356
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Classic Car Developments Chassis #5 - Doc Watson's car

Looking great Andy, will have to have another read.

Ryan
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 13th September 2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 46,343
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Duncans GT-Forte Scratch Build

Nice Duncan,


what thickness sheet are you using for the aluminium?
what material are you printing with? 20 SWG 1/2 hard aluminium?
I presume you went with 100% infill for this?
Forum: Original GT40s 12th September 2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

That is interesting to see Doc. Where have you acquired the roof pressing from. I have heard of another local gent (in Victoria Australia) who has procured one as well. I think his came out of the...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 11th September 2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,219
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Back to the Future-Ron and Sydney's 1985 5L Mustang Build

Ron, I think im about to head down a similar path with a T5. Are they an easy box to work on and will I need any particular tools? I have watched some of the youTube vids and I think I will cope...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 11th September 2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,497
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ryans Group Ten GT40 build - Body 5.

finally had a chance to look over some of the original drawings and compare to what I was working on. was very happy to see that most of my measurements were spot on, some id missed by 0.02". will...
Forum: Original GT40s 11th September 2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

is that the haines manual that was produced?
I suppose the question it, what to they class as the chassis?
do they include in the 365 number the front and rear sub structures, the cover plates that...
Forum: Original GT40s 7th September 2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

I didn't see it as a huge expense, I already have some body moulds sitting in my shed and am working with a few others in the group of ten to build some cars.


how much is a Ronnie Spain book...
Forum: Original GT40s 6th September 2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

your a funny bloke Jac, your right though, hardly worth the risks involved from my perspective.


Rick, I like the offer of $20 :D but don't think I will risk financial suicide for it.


A...
Forum: Original GT40s 6th September 2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

As they are now 50 years old, copyright has expired, don't understand what FAV could go after the seller on.
Forum: Original GT40s 6th September 2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

he has sold multiple copies already Randy, or at the very least is selling a second copy as I have one.
I received a small USB memory stick with files on it. Could I re-sell the same usb memory...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 6th September 2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,114
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Gurney Weslake engine?

Very sorry to hear Matt, my car was broken into last weekend as well, had the service history stolen out of the glove box.


Is the car that was stolen the yellow and red flamed thing in the first...
Forum: Original GT40s 6th September 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

So far I have printed out all the drawings, just analysingthem trying to understand the details, brushing up on my third angle projectionect.

Then I spent a few nights creating a contents list in...
Forum: Original GT40s 6th September 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,900
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ford GT40 Factory Blueprints Chassis plans from Ford Advanced Vehicles

I bought a copy
they arrived the other week


(NOTE, this is post number 302 for me, is that a sign? :) )
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 31st August 2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,750
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: 289 build recipe

was this it Richard?


Six Budget Ford Heads That Work - Hot Rod Network (http://www.hotrod.com/articles/ccrp-1302-six-budget-ford-heads-that-work/)


Shawn, I have also been reading "how to...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 31st August 2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: digital Speedometer

Bune,


I picked up an old 200MPH smiths speedo the other month, that is mechanical. I was looking into how to run it as well, even though I will probably need a KM/H gauge like you for rego...
Forum: Original GT40s 31st August 2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,882
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Ronnie Spain..THE book

I did finally manage to get a copy of an earlier print. paperback with the Gulf car on the front. only a few pages into it as I have had a few other things I have been reading as well. Initial...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 31st August 2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 110,403
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: M20 Dreaming

Great news, still reading along here so appreciate the update


Ryan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th August 2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,489
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Here's a loaded question: Which engine would be best for an RCR build?

chris gt40 (http://www.gt40s.com/forum/gt40-build-logs/39433-chris-gt40-6.html)


Chris has his running. He was just doing the finishing touches when I was out there last. I think he is about...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 24th August 2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 35,568
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: chris gt40

any updates Chris
:P


Ryan
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 15th August 2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 56,240
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: RF #12 "Race" Chassis

FB has been annoying me today. i got a friend request from someone who i was friends with previously. for some reason FB had decided that we were no longer friends and that we didn't need to see...
Forum: The Paddock 7th August 2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Wanted

I presume your after a Cosworth F3000 engine?


otherwise would a Judd be suitable?
Judd (engine - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judd_(engine))
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th July 2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: 289 weber intake question

how much of the front of the manifold can you actually see in the engine bay once its all buttoned up? especially with a turkey pan on it.

I was trying to find a good photo but i'm struggling at...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 23rd July 2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: 289 weber intake question

are the "Cobra" and "FAV" manifolds different? something about the way the carbies face?

also keen to learn how the two manifolds control temperature.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 15th July 2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 233,433
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Think i need to send you a personal message regarding these.

regards Ryan
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 12th July 2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,244
Posted By Ryan Love
Re: zf-0 type plate

Doc, I thought you already had a ZF gearbox in the car. Is this a second box? what is wrong with the original box?

If you have one surplus I might be interested.
Ryan
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