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Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 8th June 2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Monocoque Chassis

There is an alternative.
Try: Building and Racing a Legend – Historic car racing (http://buildingandracingalegend.com/)

Their chassis has recently achieved some FIA HTP papers as part of ...
Forum: All GT40 1st June 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Please post answer/update

Initially I was nave. I offered free advice, from the little I have and was either ' pilloried ' and my sources or judgement attacked, or frankly ignored and no appreciation received. Not much...
Forum: The Paddock 24th May 2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Calling Old Members

Still loitering and beavering away helping customers, both replica and original chassis. Need to update the website badly. Most work now is on restorations and FIA related chassis.

Enjoy logging...
Forum: All GT40 18th May 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: help ID and value on XE block and parts

Hello,

I may be able to help you. I have these parts.
If you would like to contact me through my website, then we can go from there.


Best

Andrew.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 28th April 2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 63,897
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Classic Car Developments Chassis #3

In the second photo, its good to see an old Nilfisk vac being put to good use.
Seriously good bit of kit.
Forum: All GT40 23rd April 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: fuel tank vents

AMGT-2 with a Speedblade.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 19th March 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,551
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: body catches HELP

Benjamin,

Scroll back to earlier posts, you will find the answer.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 5th March 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Demist

Brett,
Do you mean the windscreen vent, or dashboard side vents ?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th March 2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: MKl Style Fuel Cock

More importantly, Duxford don't have the seals for them.
I know, because i started my relationship with ex RAF Duxford on a snowy February in 1978, when it was closed. Only building was a a small...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th March 2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 32,920
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Classic Car Developments Chassis #5 - Doc Watson's car

Andrew,
Think of that first box of parts as the Starter.
The Main Course is waiting for you at work today.
Put that bib up close and tight around your chin...
:thumbsup:
Forum: Original GT40s 26th February 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Ken Miles

I second that Andrew, what a guy he was.
Definitely robbed of the ' 3 title ' championship.
But such a gentleman, he never sued. I think we all know
if that happened today, Ford would be ' taken...
Forum: Original GT40s 26th February 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Gt40 1013

LOL,

How many times has that happened over the years ?
Forum: All GT40 26th February 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Top Gear

The ' Extra Gear ' 40 is P1008, I helped fit that MK2 bodywork moons ago.
It's in a shocking state, originality wise. Ford won't spend the money.
Dashboard warning lights are of the type bought on...
Forum: Original GT40s 17th February 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,815
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: GT40 Graveyard!!!

I have my photos of this. BTW it was in the UK.
If you look at the configuration of the spokes etc, that will give you a hint.
Correct Ronnie ?
Not that I need affirmation.
Forum: The Paddock 15th February 2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Mystery Car Contest

My god, that looks nothing like a 40.
Wonder where they got their inspiration from ?
Forum: The Paddock 25th January 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Customer Service!

That's a perfect example of the Paddock of Olde...
We need more of that, shuts out the 'background noise '
Thanks!!! DRD..
Forum: Original GT40s 25th January 2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,221
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: What chassis number is this car?

That photo looks like the Springbok/Angola car. If it is then there is A big convoluted story about how they got that car out of the country. People died.
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 18th January 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,916
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Gt40 project

Hello Mzon,

If you enable your email & private message options in your control panel,
it is easier to communicate.
Thanks.
Forum: All GT40 17th January 2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,363
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Another of the Greats Gone - RIP Dan Gurney

Apparently the only other driver that the late, great Jim Clark was worried of.
In my book, praise can't come any higher .
Enjoy :

Dan Gurney obituary: 1931-2018 - F1 - Autosport...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 5th January 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Early spec rear lights

Here you go Tom,

Both red and amber options.

Best
Lucas L691 Type Rear Lamp - Double Contact for vintage & classic cars...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 15th December 2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,736
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Winged Dzus fasteners

Or an alternative is as per the originals.

GT40 Gold Parts | Exterior - GT40 Gold Parts (http://www.gt40goldparts.com/exterior.html)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 9th December 2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Bundle of snakes dimensions

Try these guys..
Pre bent, made up or you make up.

Building and Racing a Legend – Historic car racing (http://buildingandracingalegend.com/)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 2nd December 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: tubular or monocoque ?

Firstly, you have changed the goalposts. Ian, now you are including development costs and a season's racing budget...
Also, why start with a chassis where you say you have to ' change the non...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 24th November 2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: tubular or monocoque ?

Morning Ian,

Half a mil is a bit steep, I beg to differ.
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,500
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Guns in America

This isn't in any way, shape or form related to anything regarding
' to control or not '.
But an interesting fact came up on the BBC news tonight.
Four times as many people die from all gun...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Tom Petty

Seems he might well be still with us, according to a UK radio station,
US Police refusing to confirm death.. if so..:thumbsup:
Forum: All GT40 27th September 2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,814
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Gt40 2079/1023

If history is anything to go by, you will need a very bright light Sir.
Forum: All GT40 17th August 2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,669
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: J what? mk-iv parts

Nice one Jac, thanks..
Forum: All GT40 17th August 2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By Charlie Farley
Documentry on Le Mans on BBC i Player

BBC iPlayer - Tuesday Documentary - 24 Hours at Le Mans (http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p05bxkyd/tuesday-documentary-24-hours-at-le-mans)
Forum: The Paddock 18th June 2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,942
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: London Tower Block Fire

David,

But spending well upwards of 60 Billion on HS2 will allow passengers to arrive 20 to 30 minutes early and give them time to spend on really creative activities, such as buying another...
Forum: The Paddock 9th June 2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 217,739
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

At least his hair is real...
btw, he wasn't elected to a position of power, as in PONCENESS,
like Donald Duck was.
Sorry, as in PUTINUS.
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 5th June 2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,895
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: GTD40 Tail lights !!!

Tom,

For approximately, an 11 month period, the lenses sold by Marchal were as those fitted to later date GT40 MK1. Outside of that zone the lenses had various differences. The obvious one being...
Forum: The Paddock 1st June 2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 217,739
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Talking of political fraud etc. I just came home to a polling card stating that a family of five here have voting rights. Judging by the surname and the fact that the local Labour politician is of...
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 28th May 2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,949
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Lucas 608 Rear View Mirrors

Photos as follows :
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 27th May 2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,949
Posted By Charlie Farley
Lucas 608 Rear View Mirrors

Over the last 12 months or so, the supply of these mirrors has dried up.
Prices of the one or two pristine nos examples that came on the market soared close to GBP 400.00.
Consequently, I have...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 27th May 2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,672
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Silicone Y hose to fit 302 Cobra manifold twin outlets?

Hi Ryan,

I supply the FAV version.
You can check it out here:

GT40 Gold Parts | Engine Parts - GT40 Gold Parts (http://www.gt40goldparts.com/engine.html)
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 27th May 2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,672
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Silicone Y hose to fit 302 Cobra manifold twin outlets?

These guys do the fabricated manifold :
Cooling – Building and Racing a Legend (http://buildingandracingalegend.com/cooling/)
Forum: The Paddock 23rd May 2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Now they kill my city's kids.

Quite right Nick,

As I picked up my 'suedo' take on sub continent food tonight,
I proffered my hand and made a point of saying Salam Alaikum.
Despite hearing on the local radio that Asian taxis...
Forum: The Paddock 23rd May 2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Now they kill my city's kids.

Randy, you fundamentally misunderstand my use of Trump's name.
It was not in anyway political, just a matter of fact comment that he is your 'boss' at the moment and could help to alleviate some of...
Forum: The Paddock 23rd May 2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Now they kill my city's kids.

' What's that about ? '
I've lived here more than 20 years keith
Forum: The Paddock 23rd May 2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Now they kill my city's kids.

Randy,

My comment about Londoners was apolitical and should stay in this thread.
Frankly, everything I stated should stay in this...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd May 2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Now they kill my city's kids.

Within an hour of reports of the incident emerging, people began offering spare rooms and beds to people stranded in the city using the hashtag #RoomForManchester.

Hundreds of tweets offering...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd May 2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Now they kill my city's kids.

It's reported that the first device was positioned in the foyer, timed for the end of the concert, while parents met their kids, nuts & bolts noted on the floor...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd May 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Now they kill my city's kids.

Manchester, concert for teenagers, 19 confirmed dead, 50+ seriously injured, a second controlled explosion just gone off
Forum: The Paddock 22nd May 2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,565
Posted By Charlie Farley
Now they kill my city's kids.

What can I say.
Too cruel.
Message to Trump, finally sort out the West Bank and cut off the fuel for all of this.
Forum: Original GT40s 20th May 2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,116
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: #1049

Such as these :
Forum: Vendor and Manufacturer Announcements 12th March 2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,648
Posted By Charlie Farley
GT40 Gold Parts . com

Hello Fellow Forum Members,

Just a short note, to let those know that follow the reproduction of original parts, that I'm finally back in the saddle and will very soon be undertaking a major...
Forum: The Paddock 12th March 2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,598
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Oh no! John Surtees!

From what I read, he was badly treated by Enzo, but then again, which driver wasn't. Perhaps now, he will get to turn that lit cigar on the old man...
RIP John, when the younger generations get...
Forum: The Paddock 19th February 2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 972,990
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Here in the UK, ploughs are rapidly becoming museum pieces.
Forum: All GT40 17th February 2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,842
Posted By Charlie Farley
Re: MK3 at JD classics

Fred,

It took 3rd place at Pebble Beach last year.
Behind 1046 et al.
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