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    I Drove a New GT ! !

    Saturday I decided to go to a local all Ford car show near my home. As I arrived and was registering a guy pulls in with a new (black no stripes) GT. When I finished registering I was asked to park next to the GT. After we parked I got out and introduced myself to the owner. His name was Ron and...
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    Photos of RF Fiberglass

    I finally managed to fix my computer after the harddrive decided it didn't want to go on and died. It's been a long week. I was able to log onto the web using my brothers computer a few days ago.. But I finally installed a new drive and started reloading all my programs. Man! that really takes...
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    OK, You guys fess up..I want to know...

    How many of you thought about or considered putting Lambo style hinges on your GT's ? I can't remember how many times I have been to car shows and they put me between two cars and then not be able to open the doors wide enough to get out. Boy is this a pain. I saw a neat set of hinges used on...
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    Chuck Wins again in Pine Top, Az !!

    Well, as the title says. That little blue and orange thing won again. Damn ! I'm going to have to resort to some new tactics. This can get old fast. It was a great show with over 600 cars entered. There was everthing there from Hupmobile to Panteras. Plenty of things to see and do with...
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    Chuck Wins In Sedona !!

    Yesterday I attended a a fly in and drive in car show in Sedona Arizona airport. There were planes and cars of all kinds. They even had an old Tri-motor Ford there giving rides. Lots of homebuilt and kit planes too. I felt right at home. Chuck Armstrong met me at the front gate and directed me...
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    Monocoques..Where did they come from ?

    While talking with a couple of friends we got on the subject of chassis design. The conversation soon got around to Monocoques. None of us new who or what company used this concept first in racing or otherwise. So that's what brought me here. Googling didn't produce much in the way of history...
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    A Loooong trip in RF40 .

    I have just returned from a six thousand mile round trip in the RF40. Bernie Knight who is a good friend from Australia flew over here to travel with me in the GT all the way to London, Ohio. We left early on June 20th with two small bags stuffed to the max with all our clothes. I even...
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    How many guys name their cars ?

    I've seen a few guys on this forum refer to their GT's with a female name. Like Howard's beauty is Betty the boustrious old broad. My GT also has a name which came from my wife. She said to me one day that I treat that car like a Princess. So from then on she has been called the Princess. My...
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    A car I really really like......

    When I was at Knotts Berry Car show last month I saw a car there that just caught my fancy. It had it all when it came to style, size and weight. The body was flawless in blue gelcoat. I hope these fella's get this car going cause I sure would like one. http://www.ddrmotorsport.com/index.html...
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    Roaring Forties GT40 build by Performance Ford Mag.

    To all the present builders and interested parties.. The top Ford magazine in Australia has done a step by step build of a RFGT40. They did a terrific job and Roaring Forties has the rights to use this on a disc to send out to prospective customers. It is currently on the Performance Ford...
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    GT40 reunion

    Just a headsup for the rest of you GT40 nuts out there. There will be another GT40 and Shelby reunion. I'm going to try and make it there. Hersh June 16-19 WATKINS GLEN HISTORIC RACES Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, NY Featuring GT40/Shelby/Cobra/GT350 - Ford Power and Historic...
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    Christmas Down Under

    Now for something really different.... Australian Jingle Bells Dashing through the bush, in a rusty Holden Ute, Kicking up the dust, esky in the boot, Kelpie by my side, singing Christmas songs, It's Summer time and I am in my singlet, shorts and thongs Oh! Jingle bells, jingle bells...
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    Roaring Forties Quick Build Kit II

    I wanted to bring up the Quick build kit thread but I believe it got way of subject so I started a new one. This kit is really a bargain if you want to build a GT40 quick and not have to pay shipping cost from Australia as you do for the other kits. The best thing this kit has is the $7300...
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    Who would be the foremost authority on the GT40 ?

    Gentleman, I am in need of the person who is the most knowledgeable authority on the GT. I have a request for some very in depth info on this car and My knowledge falls way short of the requirements. If anyone can give me a name and contact info by e mail it will be greatly appreciated. I...
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    A Roaring Forties with all the Options !

    I thought you guys would like to see the latest turnkey completed by the RF Factory. This car has it all. It has AP racing brakes with ABS, shocks, traction control, front splitter, electric mirrors and I'll let you guys gues what the little levers on the center section are. Hersh
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    Top Ten Racing GT40s of all time ...

    It would be interesting to see a list that would have all the best GT's listed by thier accomplishments on the track. I think the first two would obviously be P1075 and The number two Black from the 66 win. It would be terrific to have a top ten and a photo of those cars. The criteria could be...
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    The trip to Carlisle...

    Here I am sitting in a Motel room typing a post on the forum. I am enroute to the largest kit car show in Carlisle, Pennslvania which is 2300 miles from my home in Phoenix Arizona. The hotel I'm at is in Collinsville , Il. The same place that holds the Run & Gun competition. I borrowed...
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    Roaring Forties Quick Build Kit For sale

    I have a kit on the way here from Australia. It was supposed to be here in time for me to use it at Carlisle as a demo but it won't make it in time. I now offer it here. The good thing about this kit is that it is readily available to someone that wants to start their build quickly. Here is a...
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    New RF Pricing structure

    After several months of hard work we finally nailed down a system I believe will help more people afford the car. We still offer the Deluxe kit but now we have added a new twist to the line up. You can now purchase a rolling chassis then purchase module packages of which there are ten to...
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    GT 40 Critics...

    I recieved an e mail from a friend and he had a link to another forum where they were discussing the pros and cons of the GT 40. Most of the comments were in regards to the Gulf car at Knotts. Here is the link if you're interested...
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