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    J9, formerly J7A

    Good question about the J7 Ive asked the same question about the J7 & one that I have yet to be given an answer with some substance. I think the guy with his back to camera & has taken his shoes off to stand on sponson might be Steele Therkelson ( spl?. This pic is in the 'Shelby GT40 book by...
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    Thread sizes .

    No, I think its John's way of calling you 'mate' M8......
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    Thread sizes .

    NO- 3/8" UNC for the 3 or 4 bolts to secure pulley to damper hub. NOT M8 or is that your keyboard call sign?
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    Handbrake options

    The 'original ' GT40 used a cable that pulls on the std master cyl pushrod which is not strictly legal in some countrys, but if its OK in your country then that could be simplest option!
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    Handbrake options

    Pretty sure Wilwood make a manual/cable handbrake version of their calipers for the Rally car guys, probably more info from UK folk on these. Sorry, you would need to swap to thinner disc, only accomodates to 1""
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    I want to build molds

    John , there are several options to build /replicate in the MK1 GT40, the first 427 powered cars at Le Mans with the extended nose,& several variations of the rear clip, some with fins, The Alan Mann cars recently discussed with exposed sponsons, flat doors & add on scoops, the very first cars...
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    GT40 Manufacturers

    4th line down in post #1 of this thread, just under the invisible spec savers advert!:)
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    AM GT -01

    From what I can ( or cant ) see the monocoque was steel, just the spider being alloy, but several efforts to lighten parts of the mono tub.
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    AM GT -01

    Yep,
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    AM GT -01

    These AM cars did not run the f/glass sill covers, what you see there is the 'raw' uncovered mono chassis, The doors also have no lead in to the scoops of rear clip.
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    GT40 Manufacturers

    CCD in NZ, Classic Car Developments.
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    MK IV tubular spaceframe drawing

    Lots of bits & patterns somewhat scattered around the loft upstairs Ian, Life & getting older seems to have got in the road a bit!
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    MK IV tubular spaceframe drawing

    Should be relatively simple to add all those and more, rear horseshoe was steel bolt in piece with pick-ups for upper links & reverse lower A-Arms, Ive posted pics before of a suitable mounting plate from the forward radsius rods and everything for attaching the front suspension could be bolt on...
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    The Price of Transaxles - Why are Transaxles Expensive?

    Brought this back to the top for our new member to read if he has not already. Bear in mind its 7+ years old and counting...
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    CIMA Transaxles

    There was a long thread that wanni took part on - think its in the transaxle section- titled 'why are transaxles so expensive ' or similar. His manner upset a few delicate forum members, but his tech was very good to read, IIRC he might have posted links to his transaxles dimensions etc, not...
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