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Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 12th May 2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: SPF GT Switch and Control Positions

I've never seen that before.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 1st May 2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,196
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Superformance GT40 MkI

With all the updates and upgrades Mike has put into the car, anyone looking to buy a SPF GT40 would be much better off buying his car than ordering a new one and dealing with all the headaches of...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 21st April 2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: SPF Headlight alternative

Thanks, Karl. I just ordered mine.
Forum: Superformance GT40s 20th April 2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: '40 Bra

I agree. The shop I used had never seen a GT40 before, but they knew how to install the product and did an excellent job.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 20th April 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: SPF Headlight alternative

Tim:

The link to the MICTUNING bulbs takes you to a page on Amazon with six different bulb options. Looks like different fittings on the bulb. Which one did you buy?

Dave
Forum: Superformance GT40s 9th April 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: '40 Bra

Walt, I recommend having 3M paint protection film installed. It covers the entire front of my car, up to the nostril openings. 14,000 miles and not one visible chip. And you can't even tell the...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 29th March 2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Ground Clearance

Chris:

Several years back, I had Dennis Olthoff install a front lift system called RamLiftPro.

ramliftpro (https://www.ramliftpro.com/gallery)

The system works well, and provides a few extra...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 11th March 2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: Charlotte Motor Speedway April 13

I know, Mike. I'm sure we'll be out there with Mustangs, Hyundais and ricer cars. And to your point, Phillip, I agree they could have picked a better date. I'll be driving carefully.
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 10th March 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Dave Hood
Charlotte Motor Speedway April 13

For those of you who live in the Southeast, the Mustang Owner's Museum is hosting a track day April 13th on the ROVAL course at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The ROVAL combines sections of the...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 7th March 2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,613
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: rear view Camera

About a year ago I installed the 4UCAM in my GT40. It's a WiFi camera attached to my license plate, and they have an App that I use on my iPhone. I just place my iPhone on the dash. Great system...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 27th February 2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,304
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: 302 or 351W??? I'm driving myself nuts

Phillip:

These cars are so light, that a 302 block will give you all the power you need. Especially if you're going to drive your car on the street. My 347 gives me about 475hp.

New EFI and...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 24th February 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By Dave Hood
Re: SPFs in So Cal

John, how many miles are on your Mk2?
Forum: The Paddock 15th February 2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 214,060
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: 889
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: 68
Views: 34,331
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: 847
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: 1,411
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: 3,175
Views: 214,060
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: 869
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: 700
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: 1,388
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: 909
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: 725
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: 44
Views: 8,013
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: 867
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: 867
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: 909
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: 909
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: 978
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: 1,162
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: 36
Views: 8,196
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: 2,834
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: 1,223
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: 7,815
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: 7,815
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: 2,815
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: 2,815
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: 56,133
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: 56,133
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: 6,338
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: 6,338
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: 6,338
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: 56,133
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: 56,133
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: 56,133
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: 3,676
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: 1,112
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: 36
Views: 23,419
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: 1,346
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: 1,346
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?
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