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Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 28th October 2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,190
Posted By glloyd
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

Are you sure it's not the "Dilemma" thread causing this glitch Doug?! :lol::lol:

Glenn
Forum: The Paddock 25th October 2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By glloyd
Re: The Making of "The Italian Job"

They both played for me Paul. :confused: :confused:
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 15th October 2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By glloyd
Re: Just surfing and this came up

Great find Ian.

Really interesting to see Goodwood as it was then, in the first few seconds and around 4.40.
Forum: All GT40 14th October 2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,960
Posted By glloyd
Re: Something is missing

:drummer::lol::lol:
Forum: All GT40 13th October 2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,960
Posted By glloyd
Re: Something is missing

That's a lovely picture mike......of a lovely car!

I can't imagine how hot it is there that they go to the expense of putting up huge fans like those! :sweatdrop::sweatdrop:
Forum: The Paddock 1st October 2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By glloyd
Re: Fast GT40

I think you must have accidentally posted the wrong picture Mike, there's a girl standing in the way on this one. :rolleyes2:
Forum: The Race Track 24th August 2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By glloyd
Re: Buzby rides again!

HaHa! None taken Mike!
Forum: All GT40 23rd August 2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,960
Posted By glloyd
Re: Something is missing

It does indeed sound lovely Mike, really crisp.
Forum: The Race Track 22nd August 2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By glloyd
Re: Buzby rides again!

I can thoroughly recommend the ITV4 Silverstone Classic programme. It has a very handsome chap on it! Oh and a few cars too!

I seem to remember that I was indicating the onset of rain, but it does...
Forum: Original GT40s 22nd August 2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
J10
Views: 3,801
Posted By glloyd
Re: J10

Lovely job!

I've never noticed the different door shapes before. Is that a feature just on this car or do all the J cars have it and I've just had my eyes shut?
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 13th August 2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,267
Posted By glloyd
Re: J.W.E. Check List

I love the "tools installed" tick box!

So do I assume they carried a tool roll to fix it out on the circuit?
Forum: The Race Track 3rd August 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By glloyd
Re: Buzby rides again!

Yes indeed Malc, the short straw Gods were smiling on me.
That was our team trophy as our team won; never to grace my mantelpiece though! Individual pic with tiff below.
Some of the Rockers were...
Forum: The Race Track 3rd August 2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By glloyd
Re: Buzby rides again!

So true! It does make them interesting to drive Terry!
Forum: The Race Track 2nd August 2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By glloyd
Buzby rides again!

We had a fantastic time last weekend at the Silverstone Classic. We were invited to compete in the Celebrity Charity Challenge. This was another two race event, sharing the car with a Celebrity who...
Forum: The Paddock 17th July 2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By glloyd
Re: Jim Clark: The Quiet Champion

Wow! what an incredible line up Paul! Simply Superb!
Forum: All GT40 18th June 2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,960
Posted By glloyd
Re: Something is missing

Very nice Mike, sounds fab with those straight throughs.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 18th June 2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,228
Posted By glloyd
Re: EFI change

Wow! That sounds like a drive worth taking! Wonderful!
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th May 2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 52,874
Posted By glloyd
Re: the Steinard MK3 takes shape

90db! Wow! That is tough! Is that static or drive-by?

I turned up to a trackday once thinking it was a 105db (static) day but the limit that day was 98db. doh! That was a struggle! No way I could...
Forum: Original GT40s 17th May 2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,674
Posted By glloyd
Re: Identify this car and people?

Colin Chapman is "driving" 999.
Forum: The Race Track 10th May 2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,800
Posted By glloyd
Re: The season gets started.

Select the picture in your file on your computer. Click on the email option and you will be given the option of resizing it before it is attached to your email. Then simply send it to yourself.
When...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 10th May 2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,742
Posted By glloyd
Re: Mendeola vs G50/G96

Quaife also do their own purpose built transaxle which, from memory, I think they say is good for around 1000bhp and they do a slightly lesser rated one too. They are six speed and sequential. You...
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 27th April 2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,267
Posted By glloyd
J.W.E. Check List

A friend of mine saw this at an auction and very kindly thought of me. I think it gives a remarkable insight into the lengths that JWE went to to prepare to win.
I thought you chaps might like to...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 25th April 2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 75,349
Posted By glloyd
Re: SouthernGT No6

Nearly there Nick! Keep it up! It will sail through next time. :thumbsup:
Forum: The Race Track 23rd April 2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Easter Sprint

Beaten to it by a 'Beemer' of all things Frank!!

Congrats to your son Ian, wow your little single seater is quick!
Forum: The Race Track 21st April 2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Easter Sprint

Thanks Keith. I can just imagine the AMOC being really pleased with that! Would they mount a midnight raid though?? Depends just how much you displeased them I suppose.................. so yes! ...
Forum: The Race Track 21st April 2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Easter Sprint

It was indeed a great time Mike! I think you have to relish those days for all the times when it doesn't go to plan!
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 20th April 2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,474
Posted By glloyd
Re: New Website

Very nice! A big well done to Chris and Dave for all their hard work. It really does look superb. :2thumbsup:
Forum: The Race Track 20th April 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Easter Sprint

Thanks guys. :thumbsup:

If she's going to keep winning, I'll happily build another wall Mick! I love to see her driving it hard and enjoying it so much.
Forum: The Race Track 18th April 2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By glloyd
Goodwood Easter Sprint

Dusted off my Southern GT and headed down to Goodwoods own GRRC Easter Sprint on Easter Monday for some hydrocarbon fun.
Amazingly for a Spring bank holiday the rain held off and we had quite a...
Forum: Original GT40s 22nd March 2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 164,863
Posted By glloyd
Re: P1001

I live in Horsham Andrew and I remember Malaya being in Billingshurst in the early eighties. They were a Porsche dealership in those days.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 17th March 2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By glloyd
Re: Crank angles

Ah! Thank you kind sir! :thumbsup:
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 17th March 2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By glloyd
Re: Crank angles

Thanks Jac.
Are they the same then? I thought it was 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 for the Chevy and 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8 for the 302? Although, just to confuse myself further, I should say mine actually has a 351...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 15th March 2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By glloyd
Crank angles

Does anyone know what the crank angle at BDC on the intake stroke is on a Ford 302? It is 540 degrees for a SB Chevy (sorry about the language!) and it would be easy to assume that it is the same,...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 10th March 2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,472
Posted By glloyd
Re: Wanted. Shock absorbers.

Obviously being so busy you missed this thread then Graham?

The Future of GT40s.com (http://www.gt40s.com/forum/site-questions-suggestions-comments/49750-future-gt40s-com.html)

Regards
Glenn
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 16th January 2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By glloyd
Re: The correct distributor gear for Comp Cam.

Surely go to Compcams.com. They have a search and a tech support section. From the horses mouth is best.
Forum: The Race Track 17th September 2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,263
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Revival II

Thank you Mike, that's great!
Forum: The Race Track 15th September 2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,263
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Revival II

Hi Chris,
I think the most popular source was Ebay! Although I don't think we are very popular with the A35 owners club now.
The ethos is that they are all mechanically the same with a minimum...
Forum: The Race Track 14th September 2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,263
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Revival II

Just in case you're interested Nick.....

Goodwood Revival Sunday highlights | Wednesday 14 September 2100hrs ITV4

Goodwood Revival highlights | Wednesday 21 September 2340hrs ITV1
Forum: The Race Track 14th September 2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,263
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Revival II

You've either got to have a really expensive/rare car which they want to have there, know the right people or be in the right place at the right time. I'm still not quite sure how it happened! ...
Forum: The Race Track 14th September 2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,263
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Revival II

A few more pics.....
Me with Rob.
Me with the most important team member, without whom I could not possibly have done it.
Some 40's going past us as we wait to go.
A broken Buzby loaded up to...
Forum: The Race Track 14th September 2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,263
Posted By glloyd
Goodwood Revival II

Finally ticked my top bucket list box and got to drive at the Revival! It was all I'd imagined it to be, what an experience! I was invited to compete in the St. Mary's Trophy (a two part race) so I...
Forum: The Race Track 14th September 2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Revival

Check out the grid at 4.52, damn fine chap at the top of the page! :thumbsup:
Forum: The Paddock 5th August 2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,409
Views: 885,065
Posted By glloyd
Re: Jokes anyone? -

It's a hilly land just to the left of England.

But there is a bridge now, you don't need to swim. :evilgrin:
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 16th May 2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By glloyd
Re: Preferred engine oil?

HaHa! +1 Paul !
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 15th April 2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,246
Posted By glloyd
Re: New front uprights IVA

Andrew, it's your choice obviously but I'm puzzled as to why you would ask that question when SGT make said items. I realise it is your car, but making others fit will change the geometry which you...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 24th March 2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,802
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Members Meeting

I'm getting the impression that you didn't enjoy your trip to Goodwood much then Mike? :laugh:
Forum: The Paddock 19th March 2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By glloyd
Re: Sabine Schmitz racing at the Nurburgring

I was lucky enough to sit in with her round Spa in the wet, she went pretty well there, it was an amazing experience!
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 29th February 2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,386
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Members Meet March 19/20 2016

Couldn't help it, sorry....
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 29th February 2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By glloyd
Re: Really the best ever

She Who Must Be Obeyed
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 29th February 2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,386
Posted By glloyd
Re: Goodwood Members Meet March 19/20 2016

Sounds like a plan to me! :thumbsup:

As James says, it would be great to put faces to names.
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