GT40 Mk 1
Guardsman Blue/Wimbledon White LeMans-style
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I've been a car
guy since time began; after owning a Cobra I thought I should
try the other Ford, the GT40! I first saw the real thing
(Ford GT40) up at Limerock at a vintage car show. The bug struck
me. Since I was short a million dollars or so, I sprang for the
next best thing! It's special and different, especially with
the 40's spectacular racing history.
& registered in New York as a "1966" (thus no emissions
was assembled and subsequently maintained by Bill Andrews, HRE
Elliott-built 347 Stroker
Ford small-block V8
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347 Stroker Ford small-block V8 (rated @ 480+ horsepower, 7,500+ RPMs)
"bundle of snakes" exhaust
Getrag (preferred gear ratios) option at HRE Motorcars
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- LeMans style (Wimbledon
White) stripes, Ford GT sill panel stripes
(removable/replaceable) meatballs and decals
- BRM wheels fitted
with vintage Goodyear 15" rubber
color anodized knock-offs (red, port; green, starboard), safety
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this shot was taken before the new portside
Ford GT blue steering wheel with custom-made billet hub
seats, pedal box
extinguisher (chromed, in cockpit)
fire suppression with suppression nozzles throughout
gauges (220 mph)
be cool and period-correct simultaneously!
steel screening, custom-made, for: front air intakes, grille
and rear engine intakes
red knockoff spinners were installed. You can see 'em in the
next photo below.
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fabulous forty was built and has been maintained with
no-compromise quality. Put simply, you'll experience the
exhilaration of driving a bona fide, street-legal, legendary
this ultimate asphalt kicker has raced into the sunset
to its next home, I'm not sure what will be my next toy (perhaps
another Cobra roadster?), but I'm certain it will be as well
thought of and cared for as this car has been.
is yours for
& chassis have Dynamat soundproofing
and pinion steering, 2.9 turns from lock-to-lock; overall ratio
10-gallon fuel safety cells (20 gallons/76 litres aggregate),
fuel filler caps
electric pumps and filters with dash change-over switch
six-core front-mounted aluminum radiator with twin auxiliary
electric fans--thermostatically-controlled with manual override.
- Brakes: dual circuit,
front/rear split with assistance, tandem master cylinder; 11.375"
ventilated discs (front), 11.375" ventilated discs (rear)
than 4,000 miles
with all requisite safety upgrades
- Specs: length 164.5",
width 70", height 40.5", wheelbase 95", dry weight
chassis, welded high grade stainless steel; integral rollover
and side-impact protection
Mastrorocco--this 40's owner, from Long Island (Nassau County),
New York. But HRE Motorcars' Bill Andrews in Freeport,
New York (also Long Island), will be showing the car for me.
can contact Bill at:
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