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    From GT40 to Lola T70 MK3b build

    Bonjour Michel Merci des tes encouragements ; j'ai vu que tu es toujours bien présent sur le forum, contrairement à moi qui suis sujet à éclipses... Mais le projet Lola ( En équipe , cette fois ci ..) avance bien et je prévois de me remettre à un reporting un peu plus dense dans dans les...
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    From GT40 to Lola T70 MK3b build

    I almost achieved the upper front link, and other related small parts, enought to use upper and bottom for preparing the chassis front panel . Before , we have to achieve a critical task : measure the GRP body at the "strategic" points where it is linked to the chassis , and adjust slightly...
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    From GT40 to Lola T70 MK3b build

    The work on the GRP molds and first panels ( Christian side ) is going ahead . The pictures show the front and rear clips first pieces and the corresponding spyder adjustment in the "master" ( Beige parts) . The windshield fits pretty well... We should have the first body completed within 2/3...
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    Lower from turn signal covers

    Hello Rick You may try to contact Mark Clapp on the forum ; he delivered me nice covers, years ago .... Rene
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    From GT40 to Lola T70 MK3b build

    The "Reverse engineering" work on the chassis design is presently almost completed, exepted on the magnesium rear cross members ; See Marcus parts picture : We decided to make our parts from "good old 2017 alloy" and replace later with purchased magnesium parts . I made a design from the...
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    From GT40 to Lola T70 MK3b build

    A recent step on the MK3b build : My "co-builder " Christian received the Hewland L600 box he ordered in UK from As expected , the importation procedure was a little bit longer than it was ( You said Brexit ?..) but finalized without issues The box is announced with very...
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    From GT40 to Lola T70 MK3b build

    Neil, A very important subject you pointed out , thanck you ; and the fact is that when I made the "Reverse engineering" work , I was surprised by the small gauge on axles, tubings etc ...which has been designed on the originals . And I took the decision to re-evaluate a little bit the gauges...
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    From GT40 to Lola T70 MK3b build

    Hello all, It has been a long time since the last post on my GT40 build (A Riviera scratchbuilt) ... I have first to apologize to all the people who asked for questions I did nor answered ! The main reason being that I was more focused on other projects ... However, I took time to install an...
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    McCopy mk 5

    Hello Russell, I am not very present on the forum since a few monthes , mainly due to the building completion of my scratchbuilt GT40 ...
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    FS CAN Pantera ZF 5 DS-25-2 Transaxle for sale

    Hello Mike , A French friend of mine is interested and asked me to get in touch with you ...I send you an internal message . If you come to a deal with him, the crated part would be to send to an US adress from which he would activate a container disposition to Europe .... René
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    Shorty water pump for 302

    Bob, I had a similar interrogation for a Ford 302/331, in a scratch-built MK1, not very different from a Tornado . After investigation with mechanic and electric solutions, I finally decided for a FORD RACING cover + water pump : M - 8501 -A 50 . I got it from Summit Racing ( Presently...
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    Gulf Livery color question

    I made my "Gulf Numero 6" with 10 " wide for the orange stripe , including 10 mm wide for the 2 marine blue stripes on each side of the orange... No sure it is the exact genuine spec, but close to ... Rene
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    Stud bolt got loose

    I had a similar experience with Edelbrock RPM Performer heads on a Ford 302/331 at 200 miles mileage: one intake stud fully unscrewed and the side one found loose... By chance, no damage ... I made a complete disassembly of all studs on both heads and found erratic torque levels and no...
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    McLaren replica build base on a Manta

    Absolutely superb result Terry ! No doubt that you would achieve this quality level, but when we look at your last pictures : "chapeau bas " ! René
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    M20 Dreaming

    Leon, Very good choice made if you can go to epoxy versus ester resins solutions ; in addition to the previously given advantages, you will experience 2 attractive points: *Epoxy retract ( dimensionnal variations) is very low after polymerisation, compared to XXester resins . *From...
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    Found this great resource for British Race Cars

    I confirm, I discovered this site 2 years ago ( but did not took the time to inform on the forum...thanck you Keith ....) and it was an invaluable source of informations and ideas for my on going GT40 scratchbuid ... Apparently, several cars are added each year, so the technical and historic...
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    Stroker kits ..

    Hello John, I had a good experience with FORDSTROCKERS ( Jim Wood - SBFTECH animator) for a 302/331 short block to install in my scratchbuilt GT40, 2 years ago. From the short block , I finalized the engine with Summit parts ; Edel RPM Performer heads etc .... Specific internal balance...
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    Fatal GT40 Accident - Please tell me this is not Toms RCR GT40

    All my toughts for his family and friends ... So long, Tom ... René
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    Mclaren M8b replica (visual)

    Thank you for this support Michel ; meanwhile, I will keep close eyes on theses 25CD4S/Chewing gum bars .....
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    Mclaren M8b replica (visual)

    Hello Russell, it looks that you have now an effective expert advice with Michel ... Bonjour Michel, comment ça va ? If I understand, I better have to investigate soon a 15CDV6 tube provider .... I gave a kick look at ULM Technologie, but tube thickness is max 1.2 mm ; ULM oriented of...