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    "End Burnt Plug Boots Forever" ????

    ACCEL says that they have the cure for burnt spark plug wire boots with Extreme 9000 Ceramic Wire kits. The 8mm Ferro-Spiral core wire now has ceramic boots on the spark plug end of the wires that will withstand up to 2,000° F. The wires have an high temp, double silicone construction rated at...
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    Peanut-Containing Product Recall Widget

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    Obama Fights Lawsuit

    A Pennsylvania lawyer, Philip Berg, Esquire, has filed a lawsuit against Barack Obama and the DNC (Democratic National Committee), to force Obama to show proof of citizenship by producing a certified birth certificate. If Obama cannot provide documentation of U.S. citizenship by birth, he is not...
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    2 pack epoxy primer in a spray can!

    While I'll admit that I have led a somewhat sheltered life lately, I'd never seen this before. I have to believe that this stuff could come in mighty handy from time to time. Eastwood is selling a two part epoxy primer in a SPRAY CAN! From their website: "(The)...patented aerosol allows you...
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    Accel has new 25ohm/ft race wires

    Accel has come out with new spark plug wires that combine good RFI suppression with very low resistance. A quick Google search found a comparison of racing wires at SRT Forums.com and these Accel wires at 25 ohm/ft came in between the top two in this comparison: Granatelli wires, at an...
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    Prestolite Performance Summer Rebate Program NOW - August 31

    The Prestolite Performance SUPER SUMMER REBATE program is in effect NOW through August 31st, 2008. Rebates of up to $100.00 are available on a wide variety of ACCEL, Hays, Lakewood, Mallory and Mr. Gasket products. For example, purchase any complete Mallory ignition system (distributor...
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    Superformance Mk II sells for $80K at B-J West Palm

    This Superformance Mk II which is fully streetable with all required lights and safety features and with a Holman Moody built 302 engine and RBT transaxle (installed by Holman Automotive) and test miles only sold for a mere $80K at the Barrett-Jackson auction in West Palm Beach just moments ago...
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    Book Recommendation

    If anyone is (or knows someone else who is) dealing with depression, self-esteem issues, issues arising from being a perfectionist, workaholic or the like, I'd like to recommend a very good book: Feeling Good by David D. Burns, M.D. In addition, there are a number of great tools provided to...
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    Mallory's new E-Fire All-Electronic Advance Distributor For Ford

    Cleveland, Ohio (February 2008) Mallory Ignition announces the availability of the new all-electronic advance E-Fire Distributor for Ford Applications. Designed with a CNC-machined all billet housing, E-Fire Distributors offer all electronic RPM based and Vacuum based advance curves. Select...
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    Tilt-A-Car

    Just got the latest email advert from Eastwood. In it they show the latest device to help you work on your car. At $1400 it is a little pricey for something that doesn't look too complicated. It says that you can use an electric drill to crank the car up, so I am assuming that there is a...
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    alignment settings

    Since you guys also use 'Vette front uprights, it would be very helpful if you could share the alignment settings that you have found to work well with your cars. No doubt, the settings that you use will have to work better for those of us with Sabres (and other cars that use 'Vette suspension...
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    Scottsman Dario Franchitti wins Indy

    First Scottsman since Jimmy Clark wins the Indy 500. Congrats, JimmyMac! Regards, Lynn
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    What would you do?

    PROBLEM - When the front end was aligned, we were able to get it into spec, BUT the 3/4 rod end is threaded completely into the A-Arm excepting one thread. While I know the rod end cannot turn itself out, the slight amount of tolerance in the thread engagement will become larger over time...
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    Economical 2 stage EFI fuel system for the DIY Guy

    For those who don't race their GT40s and don't mind saving a buck or two, I thought I would share an economical system I have put together. The issue I was trying to deal with was my high pressure EFI fuel pump sucking air under heavy braking or sustained down hill stretches when the fuel tank...
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    Recently had pipes reflowed

    Wasn't feeling up to snuff on 5/8, so they reflowed some pipes for me in the main pump early on the morning of 5/9: (#1 before, #1 after, #2 before, #2 after). Feeling much better now. Lynn
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    test pic load

    Test of .jpeg vs .jpg file load: .jpeg was automatically renamed to .jpg and both uploaded fine. Both are 1600x1200.
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    GTD goes for $77K at B-J Palm Beach

    While the Speed Commentators massacred the history and specs of the GT40, a red GTD went for $77K at the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction. click image for Lot 705 listing. In slight defense of the commentators, who said original GT40s were steel bodied, there were definite...
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    VIR 400 - April 27-29

    If anyone is going to VIR for the races on 4/27-29, we should try to get together at some point(s) during the weekend, maybe we could meet for lunch each day. New this year: DP and GT will be separate 400K races; Star Mazda Series; Skip Barber National Championship Series; SunTrust Moto ST...
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    Jörg Bergmeister Was Robbed

    Here is Jorg's take on the last lap larceny, IMHO, performed by Jaime Melo in the Risi Competizione Ferrari F430 GT. 'THE FINISH': FROM JÖRG BERGMEISTER'S SEAT
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    Cookies are wonderful things, until............

    Cookies are wonderful things. They make our internet experience much richer because they allow websites to remember who you are, what you like to do there and have done there. When you check the "Remember Me" box on the logon screen, the website (including the GT40s.com) puts a cookie into...
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