Welcome to the forum.
I am in Newbury and have a GTD GT40 that I built and has been on the road nearly 20 years. You are welcome to come and have a chat some time and maybe come along to a club meeting in Winchester. Send me a PM and we can exchange details.
The aliminium panels on my car were chromate coated before being satin powder coated. That was 20 years and 35000 miles ago. Even the areas ahead of the rear wheels where they get blasted by road grit just need a quick spray of WD40 and a wipe over to make them look like new.
I would not think...
There is one hole in the crankshaft offset so that the flywheel will only fit in one place to ensure the balance stays correct. The unused hole at eight o'clock looks like it is off set. maybe it just needs moving round.
Hope you are well. Ken's niece has been in touch with the club and we are helping out where we can. We normally had a Christmas card from him but not last year so we suspected something was not right.
The standard Ford small block starter motor mounting dimensions are
Locating step = 4 1/8"
Distance across mounting holes = 5 1/4"
The mounting holes are offset by 5/8" from the centre line.
All these measurements were measured with a steel rule and cheap vernier but should be fairly...
With just a couple of days to go and the weather prospects looking good for the weekend we have 7 cars booked in for Saturday and 8 for Sunday. The organisers have arranged for extra car passes to be on the gate so it is not too late to bring your GT40 along. Send me a PM today if you fancy...
The closing date for this event is 3pm on 24th May. If you want to display your GT40 send me a PM and I will give you the discount booking code. We shall have the new club marquee so if you want to come along without a car we should be in the same place as last year. adjacent to the tunnel. Take...
Does anyone know about the GT40 replicas that are advertised to attend this event on the 18/19 May. I have been watching the Escort build for Gordon Murray by Retropower on U-Tube and they will be attending with the car and some other of their builds. I would like to go down in my '40 if I can...