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Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! Today, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: new old Colorado member. CAV 45

Welcome back to GT40s.com Bill!
Forum: All GT40 Today, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: ERA for sale

It’s probably one of those -
“If you have to ask how much - you probably couldn’t afford it anyway!”
Deals....

Interesting that the ad touts Gurney Weslake cylinder heads, but it has Gurney...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Hello to members!

Welcome to GT40s.com Ben...
This is a Multi-National forum. If you can come up with a country / city location where the car was last seen, that may help.
Good luck in your quest!
Forum: The Garage Sale Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: NOS Girling 16/4 Brake Calipers

Thank you Gene!
:thumbsup:
Forum: The Garage Sale Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: NOS Girling 16/4 Brake Calipers

Hi Gene,

Please upload pictures of items for sale per the rules..
Thank you!
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Introduction

Welcome to GT40s.com Gene..
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 18th June 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,238
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Dad's New Toy Box

Thanks Larry!!!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 17th June 2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,238
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Dad's New Toy Box

Looking really nice!!!!
Do you have a link for the Lights? Thanks for the info!!!
Forum: The Paddock 17th June 2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: This girl apparently likes GT40s.....

Wow.... Nice art work - but I’m not a fan of “Ink” or “hardware” so......
Forum: The Paddock 16th June 2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Happy Birthday Dave Morton !!

Happy Birthday David!!!!
Forum: The Paddock 15th June 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,453
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

Gentlemen - please stop the bickering... This is most certainly not helping anything...
Forum: All GT40 15th June 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,923
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: New gt40 orders

Love that analogy!!!!! :thumbsup:
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 15th June 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Hello from Orange County, CA

One of the things that I do with my coil over shocks is to install a 2 hose clamp, butted up against the spring adjuster.
If the car, for any reason, needs additional ground clearance we would jack...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 15th June 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: IVA pass NW MDA!

Congratulations!!! I think that’s a very rare occurrence to pass on the first go-round!
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 15th June 2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: new member

Welcome to GT40s.com ...
Please see our FAQ link :: http://www.gt40s.com/forum/faq.php
And make adjustments to your user name as required by Rule #2.
Thank you..
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 15th June 2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Hello from Orange County, CA

Welcome to GT40s.com David!!!
I’m not so sure that hydraulic lifts are absolutely essential for the GT’s as most are set up with 5-6” clearance. I guess a lot depends on the slope of your driveway...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 15th June 2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Wanted ONE headlight and 2 front 15 Wheels

Steve... Bummer on the headlight.. you many want to include more specific info on the make and part number of your light and even post a picture... Similarly, additional info on the wheels wanted...
Forum: All GT40 14th June 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,923
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: New gt40 orders

Unfortunately this is so very true - here in the USA and Im sure in the UK as well...
Another thing that plays into that - at least from an American perspective - is the schools here have all but...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 13th June 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,091
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Gravity Racer

Floating rotor... Good choice!
Can you start with bonded disc brake pads from a sedan, cut them to the correct profile on a bandsaw, then machine the lining to the correct thickness? I preume that...
Forum: The Paddock 12th June 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Sea Plane With A Difference . . .

Yep - with the wingspan of 15m, I would expect that 7m would be a safe altitude while remaining in ground effect..
Forum: The Paddock 12th June 2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,453
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

Below is EXACTLY what I said to you Mike (note that this was a PM just to inform you, not to plead for your return). And it was not in reference to your vitriol in the Paddock’s Politics and Guns...
Forum: All GT40 11th June 2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,923
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: New gt40 orders

Rick Muck should be along soon and can shed more light on this...
Forum: All GT40 11th June 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,923
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: New gt40 orders

It might also have something to do with excessively long lead times and final preparation costs once the roller is delivered..
Forum: The Paddock 11th June 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Sea Plane With A Difference . . .

Hi Robert,

It does fly, but only on a boundary layer of compressed air called Ground Effect. If it should somehow manage to climb out of ground effect without stalling, it would then be a full on...
Forum: The Paddock 11th June 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,453
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

One thread ((ONE)) was maintained for Political discussion out of over 40,000 threads (see stats below) and suddenly were a Political Hate Site?
Mike I had hopes to try and get you turned around...
Forum: The Paddock 11th June 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,453
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

Mike - I would encourage you to step swiftly so the door doesn’t hit you in the arse!
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 11th June 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,970
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: SLC Hubs/ race worthy

Paul - this is not my site (GT40s.com) which is why I encouraged you to reach out to the site owner (Ron Earp). He may well give you a pass. I am not going to make a judgement call on what...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 10th June 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,970
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: SLC Hubs/ race worthy

Paul, while I am amazed at your enginuty - at this point I need to ask you to stop any attempts at sales on this forum until you have taken steps to reach out to Ron Earp and become a registered...
Forum: The Paddock 10th June 2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Sea Plane With A Difference . . .

Thanks for that post Ian.. I had not heard of this craft before... Very interesting documentary!
Forum: The Paddock 10th June 2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Sea Plane With A Difference . . .

Very interesting Robert!
I would have to think that it would be restricted to operating only over relatively calm water as it wuold start running out of ground effect at roughly half of its wingspan...
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 10th June 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 70,045
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Aussie RCR T70 capers

Well done Chris! :thumbsup:
Forum: The Paddock 10th June 2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,453
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

Precisely Larry... The Pub would be password protected, thereby restricted... We could reserve access to this area to forum supporters also.
Forum: The Paddock 9th June 2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,453
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Will There Be a Paddock on the New GT40s.com?

What about this (which I have seen before and it works well)
Paddock - basically an Off Topic forum that is open to all members.
The Pub - a restricted forum where politics, guns, et al polarizing...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 9th June 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Gravity Racer, take II

Very nice Chris! :thumbsup:
Forum: The Garage Sale 7th June 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Big-Foot
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 7th June 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: #1032 @ le mans

I do not know what they used Larry.
As it recently came out and was known as 200 MPH Tape - We used Duct Tape back in the early-mid 70’s.
I imagine it got the 200 MPH moniker from either Stock Car...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 6th June 2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: #1032 @ le mans

The bands at the top of the windshield are typically sun screens since very few racecars have sun visors. You can imagine what it’s like to drive one of these cars into the sun at speed.
Forum: The Garage Sale 6th June 2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Porsche gt2 6 spd transaxle package - $15000.00

Welcome to GT40s.com ....
You will need to see rule number 2 of our FAQ and make the appropriate adjustment to your user name please.
Link provided below:
http://www.gt40s.com/forum/faq.php
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 6th June 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Recommendation valve cover gasket

Yep - Felpro Blue... They are silicone / neoprene as I recall and seal quite well..
Forum: The Paddock 6th June 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: 2005 Ford GT - Some light cleaning and assembly required...

We’re getting a LIKE button with the new forum software... Meanwhile :thumbsup:
:D
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 6th June 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: GT 40 Obsession

Welcome to GT40s.com Billy!
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 6th June 2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Gravity Racer, take II

Looking into my crystal ball - I see Lotsa itchy-scratchy sanding in your future...
((I do like the shape though!))
Forum: The Paddock 6th June 2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Big-Foot
Forum: Original GT40s 5th June 2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: For Sale MkI, IIb & IV Ads 1971

Oh to be able to time travel......
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 5th June 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Red car in Iowa

((Rubbing palms together))
I loved those cars...
This will be good!!!!
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th June 2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,361
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Tony's GT40 Mk1 build

Quite true David... As we may have seen with the loss of at least one beloved member here on GT40s...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 31st May 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: gearing

Thanks Nick!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 31st May 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: gearing

Welcome to GT40s.com
Please look over our FAQ - in particular rule #2 about the requirement of your real name here.
Link provided below -
http://www.gt40s.com/forum/faq.php

You can make your...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 31st May 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Bear claw - 1 click or 2?

Yeah, I can’t believe that anyone would just rely on the first click. If you look at the jaws, they are just barely grasping the pin at that stage.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 30th May 2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Big-Foot
Re: Purple GT40s

Ryan,

There have been at least two of them represented here, but I was unable to immediately locate.
However, if you go to Google and type in Purple GT40, look at the images tab and you will see...
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