Register in the USERZONE, share real world car performance results, show us your car, Collection of T-Shirts, Posters etc. Impressive though Chaparral facilities are for a small outfit, they can’t be equated with the vast resources of Ford even if GM help is coming in. Because pad wear and rotor cracking were insoluble, at least for this year, it seemed that methods had to be found for replacing brake parts quickly. Or even the 7-liter single overhead cam? 2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 418 ps, 1648 kg. Why did Ford campaign the big Mark II, rather than the lighter GT40 with the 289 engine or the more advanced "J" car? fuel consumption and mileage: average estimated by a-c©: 23.9 l/100km / 11.8 mpg (imp.)

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But with the big torquer came new problems. Le Mans Committee: coordinate entire Le Mans activity. Ford After it was apparent that the 7-liter pushrod engine was going to be used, Passino and Shelby asked for … Rather than any revolutionary suspension improvement, then, we must say that suspension geometry of the Ford has been refined to the teeth by the fast trial-and-error of the computer, and as usual fine-tuned by the driver’s seat-of-pants. Two neat solutions along this line came forth from the racing teams. This comparison of engine weights is enlightening (all weights dry, less exhaust manifold, air cleaner, clutch): The nice thing about using this engine, says Scussel, is that he knew at the outset that it had the durability to go 24 hours, providing the rpm range could be controlled. It takes a fair amount of physical effort to drive—steering is heavy—you brace yourself in banked turns so you can hold onto the controls.

Again, this is a constant-mesh spur gear box but is shifted hydraulically by oil pressure and disc clutches; the driver’s lever operates valves only. '—oh, about 3000 rpm! To this end, each car's tach was accurately calibrated and a calibration chart taped in the driver's side door jamb. 4) Standard and Alternative Wheel and Tire Sizes, 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II (man. gcse.type = 'text/javascript'; Not natural.". The most striking body change is the front end. We babied them. Riding with Ken, I found that indeed the Mk II is a flexible car. More Ford cars 302. I say neutral, but that's my car. Pre-War Single Seaters and Grand Prix cars, Le Mans Series 6 Hours of Silverstone (ILMC), Palm Beach International, a Concours d'Elegance, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), 2017 The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering Award Winners, 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Winners, 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este List of Winners, 2015 The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering list of winners, 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance List of Winners, 2015 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este List of Winners. The GT40 Mk II was powered by a big-block 7.0 liter (427 cubic inch) V8 borrowed from the Ford Galaxie. Before, the whole nose had to be lifted. Why was the Ford performance so much better this year than in the two years past? Een van de meest iconische race auto's ooit, de Ford GT40 heeft genoten van een veel langere geschiedenis dan veel van zijn tijdgenoten.

They missed the April practice altogether with the 427 cars and actually finished building the second one at Le Mans just before the race, but nevertheless started both cars. The 7-liter engine and various strengthening components required with it added several hundred pounds of weight; it had a longer nose to accommodate more radiator and ducting, and cast alloy wheels rather than the wire ones of the original GT-40s, now called the Mark I. 70 1/2) (1970-1970), Ford Mustang 2gen (Mustang II) (1974-1978), Ford Mustang Ghia Vignale Concept (1985-1985), 1966 Ford (USA) GT40 Mk IIall versions specifications and performance data, Ford (USA) catalogue   ---->>   1964-1969 Ford GT40 catalogue   ---->>.