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    347 Small-Block Ford

    Interesting article on a 500 BHP small-block Ford: https://www.hotrod.com/articles/dyno-tested-347-inch-ford/?wc_mid=4035:19640&wc_rid=4035:13757742&_wcsid=A7BF58FCC45E89B219013BA3C0B6050E82C0ADCD73A992BD
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    Media Files

    The site "Media" text box says that the file size limit for posting media is 20MB but when I try to post a 13MB .mp3 file I get "File size to large to process." Is this an error or am I doing something wrong?
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    John Horsman

    John Horsman has died. This is sad to report as he was my friend and a man who I greatly respected. A number of years ago John was the victim of a mistaken overdose of dye tracer (for a CT scan) and this damaged his kidneys to the point that it was necessary that he had a kidney transplant. This...
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    Fasteners

    The latest issue of Hot Rod Magazine (Feb 2020) has an excellent article on fasteners. This should be good information for anyone building a car.
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    Christmas Card

    Back in the "Olden Days" when I was in College at William & Mary, I had a good friend who was a car guy and an artist, "Weed" we called him (a name from a sci-fi novel that he liked), his real name was "William S. Gregory" so he was called "Pope" on occasion. He drew a Christmas card for all of...
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    Photo Contest

    I entered my car in the on-line photo contest https://www.rcnmag.com/contests/photos/vote I'd appreciate your vote. I took that photo at Bonneville in September.
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    Old GT40 Photos

    This is a cute photo that may have been part of a series that Marchal did to promote their lights. Note the chrome trim around the headlight covers and the grills on the radiator air outlets.
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    Homebuilt Mid-Engine Sports Racer

    I have been building this car over a period of many years. With the exception of its fiberglass body, all the fabrication was done by me- including the chassis, suspension, and engine. I chose the McLaren replica body that was made by Manta Cars in Santa Ana, California for their Mirage kit car...
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    Build Detail Questions

    I enjoy seeing the progress of everyone's different builds here on the forum. There are a few questions that I have about the aluminum chassis panels that I see frequently in many photos. These questions are not only directed at GT40s but for all types of car builds. 1. What thickness and alloy...
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