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  1. C

    Hello from New member!!!!

    Hi everyone, just joined the forum but I've been browsing for few months now. I have owned couple exotics and couple projects that never got finished due to the fact i'm not that mechanically inclined and it was always a challenge finding the right person willing to take up on a custom vehicle...
  2. P

    Which battery?

    I'm on my second battery for my car, soon to be the third, and am wondering if I should change to a different kind. Like many SLCs, my car has the Infinitybox system which has a pretty substantial drain on the battery when on. Even with their InReserve, my battery gets flattened unless the...
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    Top Gear

    GT 40 featured on Top Gear but without Clarkson slagging it off for being too small (as he did years ago!). OK probably a Superformance being presented as 66 winning car but still a good advert! Also has piece on Extra Gear with Jackie Oliver driving.
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    Question of wheel size and brakes that'll fit........

    I'm in the planning stages of building a GT40. One of the things that has come up is the wheel diameter. I'm thinking of building a car from Active Power Cars and they use Corvette C5/C6 suspension pieces and brakes. I've seen that the factory size rotors are 12.6" on the front and 11.8" on...
  5. M

    Roaring Forties GT40 Australia

    :happy:Hello Fellow Car Builders It has taken me a long time to get around to posting my build progress. I will start from 4 1/2 years ago and post daily until I catch up. This Saturday is exciting times with the car going to the hub dyno for its first run (first start for that matter).
  6. Howard Jones

    Electronic Fuel Injection aftermarket and retrofit

    Holley EFI 550-406 Terminator EFI 4bbl Throttle Body Fuel Injection System - Hard Core Gray I am seriously considering a Holley FI system for my SLC. No matter who I ask I can't find anyone who has done one of these with a radical cam, 300 degrees of duration and more than .550 lift, AND it...
  7. Dan carter

    LS3/480 and Cam Surge

    Sorry gents this is an old topic but could not get search to dig up the old thread for me but I need an assist from the forum. I am building a street car and wanting to have typical city street driving comfort from this engine like any stock manual car. I have read numerous times that the 480...
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    Mystery Car Contest

    They've already announced the winner and answer (I'll post it later), but I'm curious if anyone on this site (that's a clue) can identify the car (until now, I didn't know that the car existed). THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE SECOND ANNUAL REALLY HARD "IDENTIFY THIS CAR" CONTEST. WIN...
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    Kit Car Builder & Forum Sponsor Checking In!

    Hello All, My name is Tino and I'm excited to be here! It almost reads like an AA meeting intro, doesn't it? :drunk: I was born into the kit car world about 6.5 years ago when stumbling upon a second hand GTM Gen. 1 build in the Toronto area. At the time it had been my goal to restore a...
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    Speedmaster 8-Stack Injection

    Hey guys, Just wondering if anyone has installed an Speedmaster 8-Stack injection system into their car yet? i don't really have a wiring diagram so that would help but pretty sure ive got them all sorted out anyway. My main issue though is the cable that i believe to be for the IAC. Ive...
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    Cobra: Fresh FI BB (521ci), TKO600, Hardtop, Pin-Drives

    This is a small project for anyone looking for a 700 hp, well built, missile of a car! The engine (pump gas) is a forged FI 521 ci with Kaase ported SCJ heads and is coupled to a TKO600 trans (with a dual-disc clutch). The front suspension are tubular A-arms (with coil-overs both front and...
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    Tesla Car in Space!

    This is cool. You can see video of Elon Musk's personal Tesla car floating in space. Live Views of Starman - YouTube It's cool watching the reflection of the Earth move across the side of the car. Supposedly Elon Musk said that if anyone retrieves the car, they can keep it.
  13. sswartz

    2018 Pricing and Content Changes at RCR & Superlite

    On behalf of Fran... For over a decade, RCR & Superlite have been producing car kits without a single price increase despite making improvements and absorbing increased labor and supplier costs. We’re pleased to announce that this practice continues into 2018- there are no price increases for...
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    Identify This Replica If Possible

    Hi. New guy here. My buddy bought a storage unit with a GT40 project car inside. We are trying to figure out who made the chassis. The car has never been on the street. It has a ZF 5-speed, new engine, Flaming River rack and pinion, chrome snake-nest exhaust--(says RS Type), Vintage Air AC...
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    New Guy Here

    Hi. New guy here. I'm trying to find out what a buddy of mine has exactly. He bought a storage unit with a GT40 project car inside. My avatar is from the car. Anyway, I'm a Chevy guy, but LOVE the GT40's and their wins at LeMans.
  16. Jkviper

    Getting in and out of a Superlite

    Just wondering about how hard it is to get in and out of a Superlite. I am 57 years old and a big guy at 6’2 and 250. I’ve had Vipers and Corvettes and can still manuerver in and out of those without too much trouble. Firguring a three year build am I just too old to enjoy something like a...
  17. P

    New canards

    It's winter, and the driving season for this year is still months away. So this is the time to get a couple of things done on the SLC. One task was to install these carbon fiber canards on the car. Ed helped out and we got them installed in about 2 hours. It would be half that time for the...
  18. M

    Gt40 project

    Looking for gt40 or lola t70 project or completed car. Any car of interest!
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    Traction Control for SLC

    Hey guys: I really want to install traction control on my SLC , since it is mostly a street car, I feel that with the 525HP LS3 and only 2500lbs Traction control is a must . I know nobody makes new ones anymore so I am hoping to find a used kit or maybe somebody bought one and never...
  20. MotorEddy

    Southern GT #48

    I am delighted to say that I have just been to collect Southern GT chassis #48 from Mick and the team, together with a pre-cut aluminium panel set, wishbones and fasteners. Doesn't sound like much, but I'm sure it'll keep me out of mischief for a while. Collecting chassis in a LWB Merc...
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