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Forum: Original GT40s 11th May 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
P/1042

The car now has it's Historic Technical Passport and was invited to attend the Silverstone Classic Media Day on 2nd May. Here's a photograph kindly donated by a friend of the driver, Tony Gallagher.
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 11th May 2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Le Mans Classic- Sunday /Evening Meal at The Hotel De France

The last I heard from John Cleland was that he did not intend to be chairm following the AGM. I have email proof if necessary. That is why I used the termanology Paul. Apologies, but I have read...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 10th May 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By jazzyspies
Talking Le Mans Classic- Sunday /Evening Meal at The Hotel De France

I have organised an evening meal on behalf of the club on Sunday 8th July 2018 at the Hotel De France starting at 19:00-19:30 hours. The two course meal costs E50.00 with a guest speaker giving us a...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 8th April 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Silverstone Classic 20-22 July 2018

My GT40, P/1042 has been invited to give journalist's rides and for testing on the GP circuit during the Silverstone media day on 2nd May. I'm busy polishing and hoping the weather will be dry for...
Forum: The Garage Sale 14th March 2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Dzus ehf6 wings

Sending you a PM Jimmy.
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 4th March 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,216
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Farewell Message

Thank you for everything you have done for the club. Stay in touch please.. Andrew & Debbie x
Forum: Original GT40s 26th February 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,508
Posted By jazzyspies
Wink Re: Gt40 1013

I know where its original speedometer is though- in my car P/1042, as it was removed in 1967, when 1013, the Ford press car, was sold to its 1st owner with 0 miles on the tripometer... "naughty"!!!
Forum: Original GT40s 26th February 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By jazzyspies
Talking Ken Miles

This might be of interest-
ken Miles – Building and Racing a Legend (http://buildingandracingalegend.com/ken-miles/)
Forum: Original GT40s 18th February 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,825
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: GT40 Graveyard!!!

If it's 1070, then Wren Sports look after it. Their garage is only 5 miles away from me in Shaftesbury, Dorset, UK. I'm hopefully taking P/1042 to them for some minor mods next week, so if it's...
Forum: Original GT40s 26th December 2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Thumbs up Re: P1001

Great memories, thank you, and here are some photographs of 1001 at Zeltweg... Andrew
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 13th November 2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By jazzyspies
Talking Re: Classic & Sportscar Show NEC Birmingham 10-12 November

Andrew Komosa showing a club member around p/1042
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 13th November 2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By jazzyspies
Thumbs up Re: Classic & Sportscar Show NEC Birmingham 10-12 November

GT40 P/1019 was very kindly lent to the club by the cousin of the King of Spain-
Mr Joaquin Folch-Rusinol
The car was originally delivered to Alan Mann Racing at the end of 1965 who utilised it...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 13th November 2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By jazzyspies
Smile Re: Classic & Sportscar Show NEC Birmingham 10-12 November

GT40P/1019 and P/1042 arriving in the Simon Hadfield Motorsport lorry on Thursday before the event- "Have you remembered the safety pin Phil?.. PHIL!!!"
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 8th November 2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By jazzyspies
Smile Classic & Sportscar Show NEC Birmingham 10-12 November

I wish to remind everyone that the ladies and gentlemen of the GT40 Enthusiasts Club have managed to secure GT40P/1019 and P/1042 for the show this weekend, along with two newer Ford GTs and a couple...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 27th October 2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Safir GT40 Spares

Hi Brian, Try-
JOHN SADLER <[email protected]>
How's it going at CCD?.. Andrew
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 6th October 2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

Hi Darren. When you say "Andy check your PMs", do you mean me or someone else e.g. Saxon Cross? Thanks.. Andrew
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 1st October 2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

I'd love to see that Frank. Can it be fetched up to the NEC, would its owner allow it? "Dick".. where are you???
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 30th September 2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

Hi Frank, I was at Mathwall Engineering's 50th anniversary last Saturday and there was a black Safir MkV on display. I invited him to see if we could show his car, but unfortunately didn't get his...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 29th September 2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

Exciting news- Joaquin Folsch (cousin of the King of Spain) has agreed to allow his Escuderia Montjuich GT40 P1019 to be displayed alongside our cars at the NEC show. Tony Gallagher has been...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 20th September 2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

Thank goodness! We are hoping to get Sid Taylor in attendance. He owned GT40P/1001 in 1967 when Denis Hulme and Frank Gardner drove it. Thanks to everyone for their hard work.. Andrew
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 15th September 2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

Tony Gallagher, who was around in the old days and knows absolutely everyone who raced back in the day, is willing to man the stand for all three days. He's a recent club member. Andrew
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 15th September 2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

P.S. No promises, but I've emailed some people with original cars to see if they can appear on the stand. I'll keep you informed.. Andrew
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 15th September 2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

You can't pull it, I've been waiting eight years to display my car! For what it's worth, Debbie and I will be there, probably Fri, Sat and Sun. Andrew
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 3rd September 2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,579
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: 2017 Classic Motor Show, NEC, 10-12 November

Hi Darren, I'm sure it'll be the usual spectaculous display. I'm hoping Sid Taylor can join us to look at the car and take some photographs. Sid Taylor Racing owned 1001 in 1967 and that's his...
Forum: Original GT40s 27th August 2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Smile P/1042

Finally done it!


Thanks to everyone who has supported me with advice, parts, and workmanship. The list is far too long to detail.

To say I'm relieved is an understatement. The car is...
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 12th August 2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,505
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Events In the UK

Is the GT40EC displaying at the NEC in November? Who is organising it, as my car will be back in the UK and I'd like to start to make arrangements to take it to the NEC if you'll have me? Thanks.....
Forum: Original GT40s 12th July 2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: P1001

Thank you, Brian.
Forum: Original GT40s 12th July 2017, 04:14 AM
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Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
P/1042

Some have noted the video won't play on smart devices, but it will on PCs. I'm working to resolve the problem and will post a link soon.


The car will be looked after by Simon Hadfield...
Forum: Original GT40s 11th July 2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
P/1042

The guys at CCD kindly sent me video clips of testing the GT40, so my wife, Debbie, and I have put together a DIY movie, which I hope you'll enjoy as much as me!

Please click here-

FORD GT40-...
Forum: All GT40 5th July 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,441
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Has anyone heard from Andrew Booth of gt40goldparts.com ???

Andrew Booth is fine. He changed telephone service provider and temporarily lost his number. He's having the time of his life trying to get the old number back. You can email him for his new...
Forum: Original GT40s 21st June 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
P/1042 (1001)

I understand road MkIs had the door trim, as seen in the photographs below of GT40P/1063. The airscoop on GT40P/1001 can be seen in historical photographs back to late 1966-early 1967, when it...
Forum: All GT40 19th June 2017, 03:28 PM
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Views: 2,976
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Motor Sport Magazine

Hi Mike.. I love the online version- Motorsport Digital, because it has every and I mean every Motorsport published back to the 1920s. It's search function in the Archive section is perfect and...
Forum: Original GT40s 19th June 2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Thumbs up P/1042

Received more photographs and a message from CCD today. Note the road trim door cards, which I liked the sound of-
"Hi Andrew,
Here are more pics, We have now done some miles in the car. Did a...
Forum: Original GT40s 15th June 2017, 06:35 AM
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Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
P/1042

Another photo from the CCD team, with registration number fitted.
Forum: Original GT40s 14th June 2017, 12:00 PM
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Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Talking P/1042

"drum role, maestro".. "ladies and gentlemen.. Introducing to you.. Gt40..p/1042"
Forum: Original GT40s 12th June 2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Thumbs up P/1042

Just got these photographs from Dave Brown at CCd. Next will be the shock absorbers and springs- fronts 8"x25" IND by 650 lbs and rears 10.5"x2.5" IND by 550 lbs. Please note the period original...
Forum: Original GT40s 7th June 2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Smile P/1042

I received this rather exciting email from Dave Brown of Classic Car Developments today-
"Hi Andrew,
We now have the rear end completed, by fitting the rear drive shafts & brakes all look very...
Forum: All GT40 1st June 2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,407
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Eric Broadley

RIP Eric. I met Eric a few years ago when visiting his home as my then capacity as chairman of the GT40 Enthusiasts Club. He made me a cuppa tea and was a true gentleman. He had many stories to...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 24th May 2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,709
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Spammers are back in force...

The scammers are so clever however- my wife, Debbie, fell foul and lost 1000 (currently $1300) to a guy selling a non-existant quad bike. She answered a free ad online. He said if she paid the...
Forum: Original GT40s 24th May 2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Smile P/1042

I don't wish to appear overly excited, but... "WHOOPEE"!
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 24th May 2017, 02:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,709
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Spammers are back in force...

Yes, thank you. I've noticed on EBay in the UK, classic cars being sold at discount rates by vendors in Greece. These cars seem too good to be true, so be careful out there.
Forum: Original GT40s 20th May 2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,759
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: Rare visitor in north

f that is 1013, it's speedometer showing 23k miles, is going into my GT40! I have some old magazine articles about 1013 and that very speedo is pictured. Not sure about you guys, but that sort of...
Forum: Original GT40s 10th May 2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Wink P/1042

And here are those photographs I promised you, thank to Debbie for her "patient" help-
Forum: Original GT40s 10th May 2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: P1001

No, I knew what you meant, and I agree.. ear pearcing!!! I've just had some very exciting photographs through from John Shand in NZ and with the help of my wife, Debbie, (the other half dozen wives...
Forum: Original GT40s 10th May 2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: P1001

P.S. "Menacing motor".. well, if you listen again to the videos, then remember, that this is how it came out of Slough in 1966. Like the proverbial stick of Blackpool Rock, it has "FAV" right...
Forum: Original GT40s 10th May 2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: P1001

Thanks to all for your encouraging words. You cannot begin to understand how difficult and stressfull this has been at times! I would not fancy doing it again... although a race-damaged, but...
Forum: Original GT40s 4th May 2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
P/1042

What I am most relieved about, is that all these old parts are working. For instance, the BF42 spark plugs came out of 50 year old boxes, the orange GT40 plug leads, coil and starter, are all period...
Forum: Original GT40s 3rd May 2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Re: P1001

Thank you both. One SW pump came off 1085 and the other from Andrew Booth and GT40 Gold Parts - Welcome To GT40 Gold Parts (http://gt40goldparts.com)

Best... Andrew
Forum: Original GT40s 3rd May 2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Thumbs up P/1042

"GENTLEMEN- START YOUR ENGINES"! To be exact- one engine. Yes, the momentous day has finally arrived and the matching numbers (CP.004) 289ci in P/1042 has fired up. Thanks to the guys at Classic...
Forum: Original GT40s 22nd March 2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 190,064
Posted By jazzyspies
Smile Re: P1001

Hello GT40 lovers, this is what I consider makes my project so interesting- I received an email out of the blue, regarding Malaya Garage, a UK motor dealership from the 1960s, who owned and raced...
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