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Forum: GT40 Build Logs 19th December 2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 52,350
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

Looking MARVELLOUS !
:pepper::pepper::pepper:

Merry Christmas Brian
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 18th December 2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By JIMMYMAC
GT40 - The Autobiography of 1075 - Hutton

By Ray Hutton.
Just out so check Amazon.
Pricey but books on this marque usually are.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 7th December 2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Thumbs up Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Hi Glenn,
With your results they are proven for sure.:thumbsup:
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th December 2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Mike,
I believe these are coalescers.

Quote from Jay Cushman about these covers from a while back.

The MK1 street cars usualy came with cast aluminum COBRA valve covers made by Buddy Bar in...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th December 2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Thanks Guys !
Another shot of progress. The Ford Racing covers were only fitted as protection for the engine lift. The original style covers with the catch tanks are being fitted soon.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 1st December 2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

It's getting busy in the back of the first car now.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 17th November 2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

The tank sketches were accurate enough and everything went in nicely, albeit a bit fiddly.
Some sealant to remove on the locking covers.
Fuel pumps tested OK but Alistair is now retrofitting all of...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 12th November 2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 104,405
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Norfolk Tornado

Yes Jonny
A beautiful job.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th November 2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Fuel vents, original design but fitted with in-line roll-over safety valves.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th November 2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Alloy fuel tanks going in.
These took quite a bit of work but the original sparge collector, baffles, return unit and level sensor fittings have been configured and built into the tank design.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 28th October 2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

We have had a bit of trouble recently finding a good fit bell housing.

Well, I found this original 4-bolt bellhousing a while back and although the lower lugs are missing it is in great shape and...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 27th October 2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,528
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

Keith,

I don't log in much these days - really busy.
Sorry to see that the site is in a bit of trouble so sending Ron another ton tonight if it helps.

Mate, you are a diamond.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 22nd October 2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

I have decided to cut the holes in my lower light pods to fit the road car lights instead of the Cibie spots which we fitted to Alistair's racer.
A small upgrade to the orange indicator however as I...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 21st October 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Here is the front of P1049 next to my car.
There are a few cars out there with this front modification.
I am using an original Serck brass radiator and the reliefs help avoiding clashing with the...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 13th October 2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Mike,
Shelby Guardsman Blue
Fran Kress's car has always appealed to me.
Difficult to get right but I think I have found the correct formula so we will probably give it a go.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 8th October 2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Putting some elbow grease into the body shell.
Ready for final paint soon at last.
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd September 2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,419
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Ozi 206 sp

Any news Jim ?
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 15th July 2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 52,350
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

Great stuff Brian.

It won't be long now.

All the best.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 15th July 2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

New batch of pedal box castings this week.
T6 Alloy heat treated.

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii575/JIMMYMAC007/IMG_0449_zps63qezhn1.jpg...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 30th June 2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii575/JIMMYMAC007/f4043449-04fe-46b9-be5e-77ef04c36d7e_zps68ejcfuq.jpg...
Forum: Original GT40s 1st June 2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,247
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: P1109, horror!!

Tragic !

A nice article about Jim and his machine below.

This GT40 Is Being Properly Driven In Anger By A Ford Executive • Petrolicious...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 17th April 2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,419
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Ozi 206 sp

Jim,

I've been away from here for a while and I see that you are working your magic again.

I've always fancied a 206SP project but alas no time nor space with the 40 now.
I made a start on one...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 14th January 2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Thanks guys,
A couple of pictures of one of my pedal boxes for Mark, his son Sam and Jonny who have been asking.
...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 10th December 2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Mike
Due respect to Alistair for I have spent a long year working in Scotland.
That is the original interior light. Often busted and seldom replaced.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 9th December 2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii575/JIMMYMAC007/IMG_4974_zpsrxxgaxdq.jpg (http://s1260.photobucket.com/user/JIMMYMAC007/media/IMG_4974_zpsrxxgaxdq.jpg.html)...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 24th November 2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

The gauge is out for calibration Mike so the pod still has the blank in.
There are still a couple of things to sort such as bezels.
You are always welcome here mate.How about the 75th meeting ?...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 24th November 2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Dash hookups complete.
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii575/JIMMYMAC007/IMG_4969_zpsqxzetspp.jpg (http://s1260.photobucket.com/user/JIMMYMAC007/media/IMG_4969_zpsqxzetspp.jpg.html)
Forum: The Paddock 21st October 2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: New destroyer in the U.S.Navy

More like the CSS Albemarle sunk in the 1860s
I wonder what the radar signature would be without that smoke stack ?
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 19th October 2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Front clip fitted out.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 19th October 2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Hey Brett,
I hope all is well with you.

We are pretty close with Alistair's car and my body shells are still in painting. (nothing fancy just a dark blue)
Alistair is doing the last of his...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 18th October 2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

i doubt it Mike but I think that you will be surprised with our progress when you come across next month or so.
Cheers
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 18th October 2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

One of our dashboards.
Almost there.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 16th July 2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 92,421
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Brett's RS GTD

Try putting a short grub screw in there Brett.
All the best.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 25th June 2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,445
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: original GT40 Sbarro

Serge
Many congratulations on completing your car.
Indeed it is a wonderful job.:thumbsup:
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 23rd June 2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

The looms have been hot loop checked before fitting and all circuits are good.
Lucas "The Prince of Darkness" is now upon us.
The patented smoke and the burning smells will be added later.:idea:
...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 23rd June 2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 30,096
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: GT40 Mk1

John
About bleeding time !!
So glad that you still have the bug.
Take care.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 17th June 2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Those 50 year old un-ported heads were restored beautifully.
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii575/JIMMYMAC007/IMG_5650_zps8z2o3zej.jpg...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 17th June 2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 52,350
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

MAGIC !
Nice work there Brain.:thumbsup:
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th May 2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Thanks guys,
The other car is going through the same paint shop.
I dropped off a pair of C6FE heads just up the road from me to Mathwall last month for a rebuild with NOS parts. They confirmed that...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 4th May 2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Latest
http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii575/JIMMYMAC007/IMG_4926_zpsaqt5gtuh.jpg (http://s1260.photobucket.com/user/JIMMYMAC007/media/IMG_4926_zpsaqt5gtuh.jpg.html)...
Forum: Original GT40s 30th March 2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,436
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: GT40 Graveyard!!!

Old MacDonald ?

Or perhaps his Zombie ?
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 29th March 2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,285
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Lola T70 MK3b Bodywork - Suppliers ??

Thank you chaps !
PMs sent.
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 28th March 2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,285
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Lola T70 MK3b Bodywork - Suppliers ??

2000 posts now - "Tempus fugit" right enough !

I am thinking about starting up a new project later this year.
This time around I will do a lot of the research work beforehand but I would...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 27th March 2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,920
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Lola T70 Reference Material

Brian
I have just received a message from John Starkey and the book is on it's way.
Thanks again,
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 27th March 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,920
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Lola T70 Reference Material

Thanks Brian:thumbsup::thumbsup:
I have bought a few books recently and I had my eye on the Starkey book but it is no longer available on Amazon UK however I did find Mr Starkey's web site and was...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 27th March 2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,920
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Lola T70 Reference Material

Guys
I am new to this marque and looking for some study material for a possible MK3 project so can anyone offer some advice on the best books or articles providing descriptions of the chassis...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 26th March 2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,537
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Want 8 stack EFI

They have gone.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 24th March 2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,323
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Goodwood Members Meeting

Try Ford "Sherwood Green" from a late Europe Ford Capri
Forum: Original GT40s 22nd March 2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,436
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: GT40 Graveyard!!!

Nice find and very interesting.
but how old is the "graveyard" ?.
Have the clips been placed there recently ?
The level of the fallen detritus appears consistent outside and inside the clips and...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 21st March 2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 209,425
Posted By JIMMYMAC
Re: Jimmymac & Alistair's Cars

Well it's time to put some faces to the project.
Alistair is on the right, myself on the left and our mate from Colorado, Mike in the middle. (at Goodwood)
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