New member - any interest in a scratch built Lambo Miura build thread?

Hi, my name is Joel Heinke and I'm located in the San Francisco bay area, Livermore CA to be specific. I have to confess, I have an affliction that I suspect most of you have to; a deep seated passion to build and drive the highest performance sports cars from the 1960's era. I have built and still own the following: a SBF powered Shelby Cobra, a scratch built 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that's powered by a supercharged LSx motor, and am currently building a scratch built all aluminum Lamborghini Miura SV that will be powered by a Ford 5.0 Coyote motor. So a very unique, one of a kind project.

I'm about 3 years into the Miura build (so fairly early) and I'm seeking a community of like minded people that want to share in the journey. I currently keep build threads on AllMetalShaping.com ( https://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=18058 ) and MadMechanics.com ( https://www.madmechanics.com/forum/forum/kitcar-discussion-forums/build-diaries/21829-modern-day-miura ) but while these forums have some very knowledgeable people, I'm trying to find a group of people who really share my passion for the unique nature of 60's era high performance sports cars and the special challenges that go along with home building one.

My question is if there's interest in a Miura project build thread here? I know it's not a GT40 but it is a similar mid-engine sports car albeit with a transverse Coyote engine. I'm a hands on builder that is doing all the engineering for the powertrain and hand shaping the aluminum body work myself. I have looked at the Lambo forums and they just aren't all that active. Is there sufficient interest in my project here or do you guys prefer to keep it to just GT40 related projects?
 

Chris Kouba

Supporter
Please, please, please....

Feel free to back date some of your builds. Selfishly, would love to see what you did with the GTO but we can carry that on offline if you'd rather not blog it all.
 
Please, please, please....

Feel free to back date some of your builds. Selfishly, would love to see what you did with the GTO but we can carry that on offline if you'd rather not blog it all.
Given the GTO is done, well mostly done (this type car is never done) I don't think I'll put up a new build thread for it. There is a build thread here with pictures: https://www.madmechanics.com/forum/forum/kitcar-discussion-forums/build-diaries/20189-1962-ferrari-250-gto-scratch-build

Well the pictures early in the thread appear to be not showing, sorry about that. The more recent pictures do show. The pictures of the mostly finished GTO are here: https://www.madmechanics.com/forum/forum/kitcar-discussion-forums/build-diaries/20189-1962-ferrari-250-gto-scratch-build?p=342815#post342815
 

Chris Kouba

Supporter
Thanks for the link, Joel. Didn't realize it was already out there on the net. I was actually watching your project but lost track when the magazine went away. Glad you and it resurfaced!
 
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