1. G

    917 rcr

    Hello guys, Yes I know it's an old thing, and everybody here are only interested in SLC....(or maybe GT40...) I have few questions: - does anyone have done some track test with the RCR917 ? any track report ? - on previous version (RCR old websaite) there was some front and rear...
  2. S

    Rear trailing arms and upright geometry?

    Been a long time now since i last posted here. I'm trying to get the rear suspension together on paper before i manufacture it. What i can't figure out is how to handle the type of suspension. Should i see the trailingarms as an extension of the wishbones and thereby make them equal length...
  3. Dwight

    Rear Clip heat shield pictures, please

    I need to mount studs to the rear clip (cam shell) of my RCR GT40 for a heat shield above the motor. I need pictures to give me an ideal. Please post your pictures or tell me what I need. Thanks Dwight P.S. car goes into the paint shop within the next couple of weeks.
  4. gsharapa

    Thank You CAV!

    Just a quick post to say "Thank You" to Jordi and Candice at CAV in South Africa for helping me get a new windshield and molding! I had a stone hit the windshield a couple months ago right at the rear view mirror mount and a month later my rear view mirror was sitting in my passenger seat with...
  5. C

    Reverse Rotation Automatic Transaxle. Planetary gearset?

    I realize this forum is geared toward mid engine cars, and that you often discuss rear engine style transaxles being inverted for mid engine use. I want to use a transmission that would already be longitudinal mid engine friendly and use it in a rear engine applications (A VW Super Beetle)...
  6. G

    Suspension Parts

    Hi all. I have for sale a set of suspeension parts from a Superformance GT40 Mk1. We are converting the car to full FIA spec so have replaced a lot of parts. Trying to sell as set, so don't really want to split. Maybe suit someone starting on a new build or looking to upgrade. We have:- 2x...
  7. D

    GTD Engine/gearbox Lowering

    Hi all I've just been reading with interest all the various options on lowering the engine in a GTD.... inverting gearboxes/Southern GT rear end/angle grinder to GTD chassis etc etc. The chassis is completely standard GTD and I'd like to lower the engine/gearbox by a modest amount c.30mm or...
  8. T

    RCR40 MK2 pictures?

    Just wondering if anyone would mind to share some pictures of a RCR40 MK2? I've looked all over the website (RCR's and here) and only found a single rear 3/4 pic on one of the Fran's pages... Plenty of MK1 pictures, but I'm coming up short on finding MK2 pictures Thanks!
  9. R

    4 piston callipers & 15” wheels

    Just curious what people have used. I picked up a set of Porsche 996 callipers which are Brembo Mono-block callipers however I seem to have run into a stumbling block when it comes to fitting a disc in them. They use a 61mm deep pad on the front, consequently I have been unable to find a 2 piece...
  10. R

    Originals brake specification and development

    I am trying to find out some details about the original brake system specifications and the like. Tyring to spec my replica in the spirit of the original to some extent.During the course of the search I have been unable to determine what the disc sizes are, so I guess the next interesting...
  11. Doc Watson

    ZF rear cover nut torque

    After receiving my zf -0, I filled it will oil and every week I spin it for about 2 minutes to ensure the oil is moved around the internals. According to Paul Flemming they can 'rust up' if left dry for a period of time. The box was inspected cleaned and new seals were installed by Paul. I...
  12. J

    Rear Fog light IVA.

    Hi all has any body fitted the rear fog light gadget that turns off the fog light once you turn your light off. And don't allow the fog light to be left on . I'm fitting one now ........ And wanted to know how you got on with it .. It became part of the IVA list in 2013. Can you let...
  13. G

    Soon there will be one more SLC in Houston.

    Hello Everyone, I am happy to say that back in November, components for my SLC started production. I talked to Allen several times and was very impressed with his attention to detail. I feel fortunate to have him starting my build in September. I have already purchased the new corvette Z06...
  14. G

    Soon there will be one more SLC in Houston.

    Moved to SLC forum. Sorry about that. Godspeed.
  15. C

    Wanted: Original style Gulf front and rear wheel spinners

    Hi guys,.....does anyone have, or know of a source for the original style Gulf front and rear wheel spinners, pictured. Any source would be greatly appreciated. Thankyou!
  16. Godspeed

    G96/01 rear support

    I'm using a Porsche G96/01- LS3 combo. The rear section of the trans is not supported. I believe I read somewhere some builders are using a rear trans mount. My engine and trans are solidly mounted. Any suggestions?
  17. ckouba

    Gravity Racer

    Chapter One: Mental Commitment, Design Definition, & Initial Build Portland has an adult soapbox derby each summer ( and an acquaintance of mine built an entry and ran it last year, having a BLAST. I found out about it and decided I had to do it, so I started my...
  18. RichardH

    Rear wheel bearings...

    have a bit of a clonk at the os rear and think it might be rear wheel bearings ( it seems to be speed and wheel rotation related). I have started to take the rear upright off the car and have come to a stop. Below are pics..... I have slackened off the top and bottom upright fixings, removed...