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Forum: The Paddock 15th February 2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 187,724
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Clinton would have made a lousy President, but our election of Donald J. Trump was the most embarrasing moment ever for the United States. He's simply a raging narcissist. Yes, his tax reform was a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 10th February 2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Long time guest

Luc - these cars are great to drive, but not in rain or snow. Because they attract so much attention and don't have doors that lock, I wouldn't park somewhere and walk away for a few hours. Having...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 31st January 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,451
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Looking for nice pictures of garages

Size doesn't matter, Cliff. It all comes down to what's in it. And you've taken advantage with two lifts. Very nice.
Forum: The Race Track 25th January 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Looks like H&M MkIIs have approval for European racing

Holman & Moody have been building that version of the MKII for a few years now. I don't believe they built any MKI's for LeMans, so that's probably why they don't offer that version.

I've been to...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 21st January 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Barrett Jackson GT40

Auctions are a risky place to sell a GT40. Even more so at no reserve. I agree with Rick about driving these cars. My car now has 14,500 miles and it's running better than ever.
Forum: The Paddock 13th January 2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 187,724
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: GT40s.com Paddock Politics Thread

Trump is a complete embarrassment to his family, his political party and our country. I can only hope he gets tired of it all and decides to take his talents elsewhere.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 8th January 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: New French member !

Bienvenue, Julien. If you have an opportunity to visit with Fran and his team outside of Detroit, you'd enjoy seeing their facility and products. This forum is a great place to seek support for...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 1st January 2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Ignition Switch?

I kept the key ignition but had Paul Whitlock relocate it to the dash. I put a dual USB power hub where the ignition switch was. The USB hub also has a digital voltmeter built into it.
...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 29th December 2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Jim Pace - two laps in a 1966 GT40 MKII onboard at VIR

I think that's Dennis' car he's driving after it was repaired following this incident at Road America last summer


Doc Bundy's Accident at Road America 2017. - YouTube...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 27th December 2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: FAST 2.0 EFI Install

Mitchell:

Where do you live in Australia? I lived in Hobart for five years, and return on business every few years.

Dave
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 22nd December 2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Gt40 p/2000

Paul:

I'm sorry our deal didn't work out, but the result is that we're both enjoying our cars! I'm glad you found such a nice car, and with Dennis' work behind you I'm sure you'll enjoy your GT40...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 20th December 2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,902
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Spf 2317

Hi Ron:

Just checking on the status of your car. Has it arrived at Olthoff's, and have you decided on an engine builder? My engine was rebuilt a few year's back by Dennis' preferred shop (former...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 20th December 2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: What happened to the SPF forum???

Sorry, Ron. I had not heard that issue had been resolved. I'm glad it has.
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 20th December 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: What happened to the SPF forum???

With various posts about the SPF forum potentially going away because Lance is not supporting it, I picked up the phone today and called Lance. What he told me is that Barb (from his company) sent...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 20th December 2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: FAST 2.0 EFI Install

Thanks, Tom. I'll look into the pump setting.

The engine is a 347 stroker.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 19th December 2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Dave Hood
FAST 2.0 EFI Install

A few weeks back I had Paul Whitlock (here in Charlotte) swap out my old Pantera fuel injection system with the FAST 2.0 self-learning unit. The install was a bit tricky since I'm running an Eight...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Garages and Tools 15th December 2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Garage Update

Gary, your garage is cleaner than my living room! Very nice.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 14th December 2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Rear Clip heat shield pictures, please

Lee Holman at Holman Moody designed a heat shield for my GT40 about four years ago. It's pictured as the "early version" in this link. It works great, and protects the area of the clamshell that is...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 27th November 2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,283
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Superformance GT40 MkI

Mike:

All the best with the sale. It's a great car, and will make someone very happy. Hope you'll stay around the forum after you've sold the GT40.

Dave
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 19th November 2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,159
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Haynes GT40 manual

Lee:

Here is a photo of the table of contents. Hopefully you can read it.

I have a hard copy version of the book. It's an interesting read and talks a lot about the history of the car. The...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 4th November 2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: G’day from Downunder

Welcome, Rod!

Where are you located? I lived in Hobart for five years.
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 2nd November 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,436
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

Thanks, Ron.

When you say SPF, I assume Lance Stander is the decision maker there?

SPF is only shooting itself in the foot by not paying their bills for the forum. Their owners' website is...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 1st November 2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,436
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Is gt40's important to you - let us know your thoughts

I'm very sorry to see that the site continues to lack sufficient financial support. The site is very valuable to me, especially since Superformance is so incredibly poor at providing any meaningful...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 18th October 2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,398
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: What's better than one GT40?

If we all wanted perfect weather, we'd live in San Diego. Which explains their real estate prices...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 16th October 2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,398
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: What's better than one GT40?

Great video. Colorado is such a beautiful place. Just too bad the season is short!
Forum: All GT40 9th October 2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Glad I live in Charlotte where the Winter driving season is the best time of the year!
Forum: All GT40 9th October 2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Thanks for posting, Mike. The car sounds great.
Forum: The Paddock 4th October 2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,797
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guns in America

I think you need to take a breath, Larry.

Our founders were talking about arming Militias, not individuals. And the only guns they knew about at the time were ones like the Brown Bess Musket that...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd October 2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,797
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guns in America

Doug, you are absolutely correct about the original intent of the second amendment. It's about the right to maintain a well-regulated militia.

Larry, the NRA and folks like you always come...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,797
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guns in America

Al, let me give you my opinion as a gun owner You said that gun deaths in the US are "statistically insignificant?" Tell that to the families of the 58 people who were killed and 500 more that...
Forum: All GT40 16th September 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

The car looks beautiful, Mike. Worth the wait. Enjoy it before the rain clouds turn into snow clouds.
Forum: All GT40 22nd August 2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Glad to see you on the road, Mike. The car sounds great.
Forum: All GT40 19th August 2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Great to hear, Mike. Would love to see some video if you can post it.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 8th August 2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,437
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Larry H. Miller Museum

I hope they find a home for the collection soon. I was there a few years ago and it was incredible.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 1st August 2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Dave Hood
Road America July 2017

In case you haven't seen this video. Unfortunate accident at the start of the race in July at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The red MKII car is owned by Dennis Olthoff, but I'm not sure...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 12th July 2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,869
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Superformance GT40 MKII For Sale

Kirby:

The link Mike gave you was for the Cobra Country website. That site is run by Curt Scott who is a very good guy to work with. That's probably the best place to advertise your car, and...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 12th July 2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Fast ez-efi 2.0

Thanks, Tom. I'll look into your questions, and will read the other thread you provided.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 11th July 2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By Dave Hood
Fast ez-efi 2.0

In a few weeks I'm planning to upgrade my ECU on my Eight Stack fuel injection to the most recent version of the FAST self-tuning system. Is anyone using the new FAST ECU? Any feedback?
Forum: All GT40 20th June 2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Great sound, and nice to see you closer to hitting the roads again.
Forum: All GT40 24th May 2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Look forward to seeing the car on the road Mike. It's been too long.
Forum: All GT40 24th May 2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

Would love to see some video and audio, Mike.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 21st May 2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,146
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Guf Gt40 Paint

RK Motors does great work, but I believe they only restore vehicles that they either own or are going to consign.
Forum: All GT40 14th May 2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 54,577
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Something is missing

I'm sure your neighbors are glad you're retaining the megaphones!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th May 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,746
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Flaps to Minimize Tire Debris

Mike, Paul Whitlock also fabricated similar flaps for the front wheels, and those keep any pebbles from coming up around the gas caps. I don't know if I can take photos of those without having to...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 10th May 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,746
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Flaps to Minimize Tire Debris

Kurt:

I've attached some additional photos from my rear clamshell. There are two separate rubber flaps, and each is mounted to an angled metal brace attached to the clamshell. The longer rubber...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 7th May 2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,746
Posted By Dave Hood
Flaps to Minimize Tire Debris

Paul Whitlock recently installed rubber flaps on my back and front clip to minimize the amount of debris my Avons kick up. It's amazing how this easy fix (which you hardly notice) works. Now,...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 21st April 2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,270
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: SPF battery?

Jim, I don't remember what model I purchased, but I bought my last one at AutoZone. They had one that fit in the box under the oil cooler with no problem. It's been working well for two years now.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 13th April 2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,445
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: GT40 #1046 on Chasing Classic Cars

Yes, that was a bit disappointing. There was no information about the year-long restoration of P/1046. And I wonder how much more the Ferrari would have gone for at auction if it had actually been...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 12th April 2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,445
Posted By Dave Hood
GT40 #1046 on Chasing Classic Cars

Tonight's episode on Chasing Classic Cars features #1046, the MKII car that won LeMans in 1966. The car is currently owned by RK Motors in Charlotte.

RK Motors - GT40 P/1046...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 29th March 2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,624
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Hello from South Ogden, UT

John:

I didn't know that the track at Utah Motorsports Campus was potentially going to close. The museum there has the best collection of GT40s and Cobras I've seen.

Dave
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