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    GT40 Avenger

    Mike, They had a number of these locally at one time and some were stunning cars. I think they had a plant in Miami. You can do a lot with a VW air cooled engine and 150 horsepower is not out of the question. Some also used Corvair engines but I suspect they are pretty scarce as are their...
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    Ford v. Ferrari trailer

    Matt Damon is certainly a stretch but at least it's not Tom Cruise who was talked about in the Shelby role initially. They got the Dan Gurney casting pretty close though . Apparently it will be his son Alex. I also hope they give Phil Remington his due.
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    A whole set of questions.

    Many use the Ford Cortina - will probably need 1/2" cut off each end. Seats:
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    CAV GT Fuel vapor

    Check behind the right wheel well. Some of the early bladders tend to seep there. I replaced my cells with updated Fuel Safe cells and put in check valves in the filler necks. Absolutely no fuel smell.
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    Show me your fuel pumps please! - Carb fed engines

    Julian are you using an air/fuel-ratio meter? If it's stumbling at WOT, assuming the fuel filters (there are also some on the pumps) are clean and it may be that you could adjust the fuel pressure via the Malpassi/Filter King unit.
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    Show me your fuel pumps please! - Carb fed engines

    The Facet Red Tops have worked fine for me. The 480532E Gold-Flo is factory rated at 8.0 - 6.5 PSI and 45GPH. The Holley Double Pumper (650, 700, 750, and 800 CFM) are designed to work best at fuel pressures between 5 and 7 psi. Holley recommends 7 psi at idle, and a minimum 4 psi at engine...
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    Show me your fuel pumps please! - Carb fed engines

    If the system has been working reliably unil now, check your fuel pump switch. On one side of the tertiary switch mine passed enough amperage to get the pump clacking away but not enough to get the 6PSI the carb needed. The other side was fine. Finally tracked it down to a spring in the Lucas...
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    Connector Identification

    Thank you for the responses. I've found lots of spade collectors but none with the thick clear vinyl cover that waterproofs the connection (my middle pic). An internet search indicates several in the UK and I've placed an order there.
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    Connector Identification

    Does anyone know what brand of electrical connector this might be and where I may obtain replacements?
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    Steering Rack Replacement Needed RF#103 Mfg. date 2005

    What are the dimensions of your current rack? It may be a Ford Cortina MK3/4/5 unit. If so, here's where I got my replacement.
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    CAV Starter Motors on 302 but running an audi box

    Kevin, My ring gear has 121 and that's also what's listed for the Essex. So you may have a different flywheel/clutch. That said, if your starter engages easily and spins the motor up when fresh without any unpleasant gear noises, I'd be surprised if your ring gear was the problem.
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    CAV Starter Motors on 302 but running an audi box

    Kevin, this is also on Ebay. FYI, Ford V6 flywheel used was the Essex V6, not the Cologne V6, as used in 3 litre engine cars like early Capris and early Granadas I'd also check...
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    CAV Starter Motors on 302 but running an audi box

    To Walt's point, you need to 200% make sure the battery is grounded bare metal to metal to the engine block, not an accessory like the ALT bracket but the block itself or with a pigtail that goes to the body, body and frame, engine and body/frame etc. I initially had issues until a mechanic told...
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    Great Nostalgic Vibe

    This is from a relatively new (1996) Aussie group named Human Nature that absolutely captures the early '60s vibe, the cars, the young lady, the jukebox are spot on.
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    Show us your GT40!

    CAV MONO #04 Central Florida