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    Gt40 - 2131

    Thank you, Mike, for the clarity; which explains everything, provided that folks understand how rarity, and particularly provenance, can affect the value of anything including automobiles.
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    Peter Thorp Tells the MkV Story

    Brian, I hope that you listened to the short narrative by Peter also. Thank you for reading! Bob
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    Gt40 - 2131

    Rolando, The car is chassis #GT40P2131 made by Superformance, and is a genuine GT40. It was shipped from the factory on May 28th, 2007 to Auto Eshuis in Hardenberg, Netherlands, where it went into dealer inventory. There were left hand drive GT40s that were made in the '60s (although very...
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    Peter Thorp Tells the MkV Story

    There has been so very much said and speculated about the origin of the MkV GT40. At last, Mr. Peter Thorp of SAFIR Engineering has put pen to paper, and has released details of his stewardship regarding the "GT40 Mark V". His story and many supporting documents can be found using this link or...
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    GT40 Logo Goodies

    After many months of trying to do so, Safir GT40 Spares, Limited has finally been able to have a webstore/webpage operational. We have hats, patches, mugs, tie tacks, lapel pins, and an assortment of high quality watches for sale all emblazoned with the iconic red, white, and blue GT40 circle...
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    GT40 MK1 body components wanted

    James, We at Safir GT40 Spares, Limited in Ohio are the owners of the GT40 trademark, and we make genuine GT40 parts. We can make anything for the body that you want. we have made 100% carbon fiber, carbon Kevlar, and fiberglass. Call me to discuss. Bob Wood 513-600-2979
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    The truth about Safir Engineering

    SAFIR GT40 Spares, owner of the GT40 Trademark, does not participate in discussions as a company on the GT40s weblog, however, we have enjoyed watching the vibrant social/technical communication directed at discovering and maintaining truthful information on this historic vehicle. At this time...
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    Can I convert a GT40 to a "Spyder"?

    Don, Safir GT40 Spares, LTD makes split doors for GT40s. The doors are split just above the window where the top of the door turns to form the roof section of the door. We have supplied split doors to several owners. Safir partner, John Sadler, has split doors on his car #1124, and Ellis...
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    Ford Motor Company v. Safir GT40 Spares, Ltd

    Ron, Only Safir and Superformance have the rights to sell a vehilcle with "GT40" as a trade name. Other makers of cars that look like GT40s cannot call their cars GT40s without violating our trademark. If companies do so, we will rely on trademark law to afford us and our trademark all of the...
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    Ford Motor Company v. Safir GT40 Spares, Ltd

    Ian, I feel so foolish... It is our opinion that the Superformance cars deserve the genuine "GT40" trademerk. best regards, Bob
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    Ford Motor Company v. Safir GT40 Spares, Ltd

    Dan, My last name is "Wood"; I worked my "s" of years ago. "and that the procedural place at which our case stands in the USPTO could/would/will not encomber anyone." I prefaced my posting on your forum with that same statement. There is no case in the courts, and the procedural place with...
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    Ford Motor Company v. Safir GT40 Spares, Ltd

    Randy, It is better that you did raise the issue on this forum, as it was done on the other from which I have been banned, and I now have a place where Safir can respond. Thank you! Ian, I do not fully understand your initial point about the other Porsche models. Your seem to be...
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    Ford Motor Company v. Safir GT40 Spares, Ltd

    Oh, wow! I find it difficult to fatham how the one erroneous post about the North Carolina filing has rekindled all of this discussion! There are some valid positions stated above, and there are some that are not, and I do not have the time right now to go back and comment on each. I will do so...
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    Ford Motor Company v. Safir GT40 Spares, Ltd

    Hi, Guys! In our application for a trademark on the shape, Ford and H&M opposed Safir, i.e., those two entities did/do not want us to have it. This has been going on for several years now. Safir needed/wanted to enter into our case with Holman a deposition that Holman did for Ford, we issued...
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    Roush Engines

    Mike, Please think about using a Safir bellhousing and clutch package. It is the original size, and the bell housing will not hang down below the chassis. Bob Wood Safir GT40 Spares, Limited 513-672-8105
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    Roush Engines

    Mike, Please think about using a Safir bellhousing and clutch package. It is the original size, and the bell housing will not hang down below the chassis. Bob Wood Safir GT40 Spares, Limited 513-672-8105
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    SPF MKI, Bellhousings and all the other little stuff!

    Mike, Really great job. Thank you so much! I hope that you got home without undue complications! Best regards, Bob
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    SPF MKI, Bellhousings and all the other little stuff!

    Hi, all! If I can figure how to do this, pictures will be attached. Well, I have tried several times and I get a message that says that the uplaod has failed. I will try again later. Maybe the files are too large? If any one would like the clutch and the bellhousing raw casting pics...
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    SPF MKI, Bellhousings and all the other little stuff!

    Hi, Mike! The website is coming, and thank you for searching. I would ask you to just remember that the bittnerness of poor quality lingers long after the satisfaction of low price has gone away. A little set-up there. We believe that our package is fairly priced at $2410, ex works...
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    SPF MKI, Bellhousings and all the other little stuff!

    Hi, Richard, We have discussed with HiTech about the inclusion of the mounting holes, and I hope that they are ding it now. I will follow up with Jim Price and inquire again. The holes are really quite simple as they are merely holes drilled with bushings welded in the drilled holes. The bell...
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