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Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 21st August 2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,301
Posted By MikeDD
Re: DRB GT40 # 49 for sale

Car is sold....thank you.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 17th August 2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,301
Posted By MikeDD
Re: DRB GT40 # 49 for sale

Thanks Dave.
I will miss the comradarie on the Forum...a great bunch.
Mike
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 16th August 2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,301
Posted By MikeDD
DRB GT40 # 49 for sale *SOLD*

10 years is enough...I'm just not going to finish this one.
My first car was a 1972 Cuda...and I'm returning to my roots.
I bought a done car and the memories have come flooding back as I drive it....
Forum: Original GT40s 20th February 2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,536
Posted By MikeDD
Re: GT40 Discovered!!

Anyone have an idea how much Tom paid (other than " expensive") ?
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 20th November 2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 5th November 2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Lola T70 MK IIIb replica for sale

Hi Domenic
If you are in SE PA call me to set up a visit...610-588-7319.
I'm an hour north of Philly.
Regards
Mike
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 10th October 2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 24th September 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 4th September 2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 14th August 2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Lola T70 MK IIIb replica for sale

Price reduced to $ 29,500....
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 30th June 2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Lola T70 MK IIIb replica for sale

Someone asked if I'd sell the Lola less engine/trans.
The answer is yes, but it's not a large deduct.
The beauty of the 350 Chevy and Audi trans is they are cheap and readily available.
Between...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 21st June 2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Lola T70 MK IIIb replica for sale

e-mail me at
[email protected]
No kidding...that's my real address !
Some people ask me right away if I have one...but most have no clue what GT40 stands for.
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 10th May 2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,091
Posted By MikeDD
Re: RCR Porsche 917

A lovely body...but a devilish engine. The 917 books I read are filled with missed shifts and blown engines....Piper should have installed a rev limiter.

I'll never forget an article I read in a...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 10th May 2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Lola T70 MK IIIb replica for sale

FYI...price is negotiable and partial trades would be considered.
Car is now listed on E-bay....item 200923378397
Electronics, Cars, Fashion, Collectibles, Coupons and More Online Shopping | eBay...
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 25th March 2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Lola T70 MK IIIb replica for sale

Thanks guys...I appreciate it.
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 24th March 2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,492
Posted By MikeDD
Lola T70 MK IIIb replica for sale *SOLD*

Well after (8) years I'm forced to admit that I'm not going to finish my Lola.
Changes in priorities, health,etc have made it the right decision for me to sell and move on.

It's a space frame...
Forum: All GT40 4th July 2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 37,182
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Current State of GT40 Market

How about a turbo...or twin turbo ?
I know it's been done on GT40's...probably easier to package than a blower.
Sorry to go off thread.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 28th June 2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,691
Posted By MikeDD
Re: 428 RPM MAXX block / 32 Valve Ford Heads

Kaz

The big question is when will you get your first engine on a dyno ?
What kind of hp/torque goals do you have ?
Despite some of the negative buzz....this is cool stuff.

Mike
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th June 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,691
Posted By MikeDD
Re: 428 RPM MAXX block / 32 Valve Ford Heads

I assumed Kaz already has his Aaro heads since in the other thread he said he was looking to buy some spare parts for them.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 24th June 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,916
Posted By MikeDD
Re: any thoughts on a 351 Windsor engine?

Converting a 351 to a 427 involves replacing the entire rotating assembly.
Several vendors sell kits of the required parts ranging from reasonable to exotic.

You take your engine and kit to a...
Forum: The Garage Sale 13th May 2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Gurney Weslake valve covers

Thanks Ron...e-mail sent.
Forum: The Garage Sale 12th May 2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By MikeDD
Gurney Weslake valve covers

I have a set from Chris Melia....never used....$ 400 including UPS to any US site.

I also have a set of ProComp 3305 fabricated small block valve covers...never used.
$ 100 including UPS to any...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 15th February 2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By MikeDD
Re: audi 016 to 302 adaptor plate or complete kit

Kennedy Engineered Products (http://www.kennedyeng.com)
Forum: Lola T70 Lounge 24th January 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By MikeDD
MK IIIb for sale on Ebay

Hi Johan

Did you see the Mac Maclendon car for sale by Black Horse Garage?
Any idea what the owner paid Mac ?
Wonder what the reserve is.
Nice car.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 21st January 2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 672
Posted By MikeDD
Who sells this gas pedal ?

I can't find the receipt (of course) and would like another just like.
Anyone recognize it ?
I could make one...but am lazy in my old age.
thx
Forum: Original GT40s 18th May 2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,724
Posted By MikeDD
Re: GT 40īs Mecum Auction at Indiana State fairgrounds

Except at Barrett-Jackson.

Did George Stauffer finally sell 1047B ? I saw it for sale at Lime Rock many years ago. I wonder how much Superformance's re-pop cost George ?
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 31st January 2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By MikeDD
Re: What looks odd?

Rumor has it this prototype was built for Lone Star by the famous (infamous ?) George Cochrane of exhaust system fame.
Forum: All GT40 4th January 2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,581
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Ford Motor Company v. Safir GT40 Spares, Ltd

Seems to me that the horses have already left the barn...Ford is through with GT production. Or would a Trademark ruling be retroactive ? If so, that could be a huge problem for Ford and any US based...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 9th February 2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,671
Posted By MikeDD
Re: My Scratch Built Project

Steve

For a body, check out FRP guy in above post. Not sure who else in USA offers panels.

MikeD
Forum: GT40 Cars For Sale 5th February 2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,591
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Not GT40 - Porsche 550 - 220 hp Turbo Subaru

Pretty car.

How does the Porch crowd view the non-OEM motor ?
Is it a point of contention or not an issue?

MikeD
Forum: Original GT40s 2nd February 2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,878
Posted By MikeDD
Talking Re: P/1083 Refresh Pictures

Front tires are kinda skinny...

MikeD
Forum: All GT40 2nd February 2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,341
Posted By MikeDD
Re: GT40 Replica or Factory Five GTM

Both can be built to a very high level with a $ 100k budget.
But resale value is another thing. The GT40 is a known quantity..the GTM is not
and I suspect you'd recoup far less than you would on...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 26th January 2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,896
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Half shafts with U-Joints vs. CV Joints

If cost/authenticity are not a factor...then CV's are the way to go.
Corvettes ran u-joints for 44 years...but switched over to CV's in 1997 (?).

IMHO u-joint/half shafts are more period...
Forum: Superformance GT40s 22nd January 2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,939
Posted By MikeDD
Re: 1966 Replica/Kit Makes : Superformance GT40

Ian

I agree. The RBT is a fine tranny and the correct T-44 would have been another $ 30-40K.
I suspect prices will be " soft " for high end replicas for a while...but even so, someone
got a very...
Forum: All GT40 21st January 2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,950
Posted By MikeDD
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 11th January 2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By MikeDD
Forum: Original GT40s 8th January 2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,836
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Real GT40s End Where?

Johan

Well said.....but it sure makes it interesting when the actual OEM (Lola) re-opens their doors
for sale of " real " cars 35 years after the fact !

MikeD
Forum: All GT40 8th January 2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,708
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Carbon monocoque

Many mono customers are not looking for less weight....they are looking for authenticity
to the original chassis design, so welded steel (or SS) is preferred.

Actually I'm surprised more GT40...
Forum: All GT40 4th January 2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,055
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Tornado cars

Gregg

You are correct. The number of GTDs that found their way to the US seems to far exceed
the number of Tornados on our side of the pond. I did see a really nice white Tornado
at Lime Rock...
Forum: All GT40 20th December 2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By MikeDD
Re: GT40 Australia

Dennis Bedford (DRB) sold the rights for his GT40 to Peter Ransome who's
company is named GT40 Australia. I'm not sure Peter still uses the DRB designation
any longer....but it's kinda tribal...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 13th December 2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,037
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Unique Performance Scam - Shelby Mustangs etc.

It's called " 15 minutes of Fame ".....

Once s/n (?) # 1 Eleanor sold on TV at Barrett Jackson for $ 150k, dozens of wannabees
sprung into action.

But the 15 minutes is up....and the next time...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 29th November 2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,428
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Yet another RCR70.....

OK....I'll be the party pooper.....chassis looks like gray primer with clear coat.

MikeD
Forum: All GT40 28th November 2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,705
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Which GT40 Replica is most like the Ford GT?

Howard

Your pictures make plain what is patently obvious....the GT is a bigger/heavier car.
So a replica will never be just like the GT....not necessarily a bad thing...just making clear
these...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 28th November 2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,262
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Kustom Metal Werks and Exhausts

Regarding KMW...just got as letter from the Idaho Consumer Protection Office.

It states that they have been unable to " negotiate a voluntary settlement "
between KMW and the consumers who filed...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 19th November 2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 27,858
Posted By MikeDD
Re: The Price of Transaxles - Why are Transaxles Expensive?

It all boils down to cost of development....and cost of manufacture...both are excruciatingly high compared to say an aluminum engine block or cyinder head. I keep hearing $ 30 or $ 40k per copy for...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th November 2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 99,788
Posted By MikeDD
Re: RCR #010 Build Progress

Hey Bill

What's with all the Cobra bodies in the painter's shop ?

MikeD
Forum: All GT40 5th November 2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,965
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Prices on complete GT40s

Stuart

IMHO the market is too small/specialized to make reliable money building/selling GT40s.
I think you'd be better off looking at Cobras....way less money...way more customer base. There are...
Forum: Feedback: Buyers, Sellers, & Vendors 1st November 2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,738
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Top End Performance

Hi Dave

Looks cool...let us know how the conversion goes.

MikeD
Forum: All GT40 27th October 2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By MikeDD
Re: Not a GT40 but what do you think?

Simon

Yep...FFR used a GT40 screen. In fact rumor has it FFR was going to market a GT40
until Mr. Shelby sued them. Allegedly the settlement agreement included a clause that FFR would not...
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 27th October 2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By MikeDD
Cobra/GT40 Magazines

Shameless plug....

Ebay item # 200167464838

Can anyone give me a quick lesson on attaching the link ?
Thx
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