1. R

    Intro and request for Info on new build.

    Hi All , My names Tony. brand new to the forum but a long time fan of motor racing and in my previous years have had my hands on a few cars and engines like everyone here. I'll start of by saying a big thankyou for this forum and the people on it that share info, the 40 and what surrounds its...
  2. J

    Monocoque Chassis

    Hi, I am considering building a GT40 from a monocoque chassis of mild steel like the original cars. Any advice on best current suppliers? I hear Steve Hill at Mirage did very good ones a few years back? Thanks for helping
  3. J

    Monocoque Chassis

    Hello everyone from here in Chester. I went to my first GT40 Club meeting in the northwest of England last night. Thank you Pete Thompson for a great meeting with lots of advice and enthusiasm. I want to build a GT40 and I’m thinking about what chassis to start with; it appears that monocoque...
  4. gt40rick

    Original pattern monocoque chassis and accurate body for 43K usd

    I don't know why the Bot didn't find this gem... 7 hours left... Ebay Original pattern monocoque chassis and accurate body for 43K usd. If I had seen this a couple of years ago I would have bought it! FORD GT40 MONOCOQUE CHASSIS | eBay Attached Thumbnails Hi to all.-s-l1600-jpg
  5. pjbs

    Hi to all.

    I'm new to this site. I'm embarking on constructing a GT40 from scratch. To begin with a replica steel monocoque. So I will be asking lots of questions. Pete.
  6. S

    tubular or monocoque ?

    Hello to all where I live there will be no change to bring a gt 40 on the road , so I am thinking of a trackcar with some historic racing . off course brakes and suspension should be made for the job , but my question goes for the chassis : tubular or monocoque ? I would like to read the...
  7. C

    Hi from Leeds UK

    Hi, I'm from Leeds. I'm a huge Aston Martin fan (and own 3) but adore the beauty of the GT40 and really on a quest to build one. I recently visited Tornado and tried sitting in one of their space frame cars. Unfortunatly, being 6'4, I didn't fit. I am now looking for a Tornado monocoque...
  8. J

    New gt40 monocoques available!

    Hey everyone, look at this website I've stumbled upon. They are selling original-style FIA GT40 tubs, suspendion, brakes, Etc It appears all parts are FIA-spec and is very exciting indeed. I have no link with the website, but thought you'd all be very interested, especially as there's some...
  9. B

    Lotus 38 ish Replica

    Hey all, It was suggested by another member here who I bought a transaxle from that I post the progress of my build. No its not a GT40. I want a GT40. I just can't afford a GT40. And as prices climb like crazy I couldn't even afford a cigar shaped formula ford from the era, which I had...
  10. P

    New Member - Hello from an American in Dalian, China

    Hi, My name is Paul. I do not own a GT40 but after seeing a video about the cars and an episode on British TV about the GT40 I was curious about the construction, because in a few of the pictures it appeared that the sub-structure or chassis structure was predominantly monocoque. I am at the...
  11. Andy Sheldon

    Tornado IVA test service

    Birmingham IVA test station has now closed and the Midlands IVA tests are now being carried out at the Kidderminster test station which is situated about one mile from our factory. We will now be working very closely with the inspectors at the test station to make the IVA as painless as...
  12. D

    Aluminium Monocoque or Steel Space Frame Chassis?

    Forgive me if this subject/question has already been covered before - I'm a newbie to this forum!! I'm currently looking into a number of kits at the moment and I'm not sure whether to go with a Steel Triangular Space Frame or Aluminium Semi-Monocoque Chassis? The GT40 that I want to build...
  13. J

    FS EU Gulf Style Monocoque

    I've been made aware of a Gulf/JW Automotive style monocoque for sale, which is exact in every detail and produced from original FAV drawings. Naturally, it's not cheap, but if you'd like more details, then I can put you in touch with the owner. Please email: [email protected] Best...
  14. Andy Sheldon

    Carbon Mono

    Development work on our Carbon Monocoque is now completed after almost 2 years. Attached are the first few available pictures. It is also available manufactured in Aluminium at a more reasonable price. More details to follow in the next few days. Andy
  15. J

    Original Chassis Drawings

    I've a set of 1964 chassis drawings I purchased for my monocoque rebuild. All 250+ drawings denote FAV, some Lola Cars Ltd and are used with 1965 working amendments and transcriptions expressed on them. They are the real deal, reprinted in Imperial sizes in roughly A2/A3SS format and show...
  16. J

    Mirage Automotive - 2nd August

    I've had a considerable amount of interest in our visit to Mirage Automotive in Poole at 10:30 on Sunday 2nd August 2009. You'll recall Ray & Steve are recreating those magnificent monocoques and welcome all interested parties. As we're planning to have a meal later, I've got a venue in mind...