Era replica automobiles era gt, a ford gt replica in kit or. Build a lamborghini countach body from scratch, build any kit. The gt40 is perhaps the most iconic race car of the 60s. Originally the club was called the gt40 replica owners club. Aug 29, 2012 on march 20th 1969 ford gt40 chassis number p1085 became the last gt40 to be numbered in production sequence by the works during official gt40 production and is detailed on the jwa production car record sheet and being supplied as chassis only. Jan 24, 2007 a 1965 ford gt40 replica with adjustable coilovers, billet aluminium suspension, and cobra mustang calipers kit car magazine. Frameengine combination was used to power a similar car to 207 mph. Custom metal fabrication ford gt40 kit cars sheet metal barn finds tubs custom cars carbon fiber metal working. For more information about any product select below and, submit here gt40 monocoque chassis. The ford gt first captured the hearts and minds of many drivers around the world in the a midengine, twoseater sports car produced by ford.
These remarkable cars won many races, including lemans in 1968 and 1969. These plans can be easily modify to suit any other mid engine sports car. Gt40 mk2 lemans 66 replica one of only a few tojerio designed gt40 chassis believed to have ever been built stunning recreation of the ken miles gt40 from the film lemans 66 powered by a fully rebuilt ford 351ci cleveland 5800cc v8 un1 transaxle knock on wheels and avon tyres quick. The body, chassis, suspension and interior duplicate. At gt40 new zealand, we are dedicated to providing an authentic recreation of the original gt40experience, so much so that our cars can even be used in historic racing. Turn a vw in to a lamborghini countach using these chassis plans. This righthand drive gt40 was professionally built in 2000 by gt40 replica. Gt40 monocoque chassis building and racing a legend. The range was powered by a series of americanbuilt ford v8 engines modified for racing.
Inspection of the southern gt chassis is more than welcome. So i thought that it would be a good idea to put my thoughts here for those who might be considering building one of the best looking cars in the world and who would like the experience of driving their own gt40. The monocoque era gt chassis is a close duplicate of the original in both form and function. To download a pdf of the rf gt40 brochure, click here.
Ford kit cars and replicas for sale classics on autotrader. Other engines have been fitted, including one car with a chevy ls7, but choosing a different engine than the standard means extra fabrication work, and custom headers and exhaust. Ford gt40 chassis plans the best photos and pictures of. Manufactures vintage racing coupes inspired by the ford gt40 on a custom zsr race chassis utilizing corvette components all pro cars po box 402 muncy, pa 17756 570 5464800. This allows the wheels to be fitted and body clearence checked.
In replica circles, the era 427sc and now 289fia have become the standard by which others are judged. Gt40 kit because i wanted an aluminium monocoque chassis. Build an authentic replica of the ford gt model, the legendary endurance. Ford gt40replica classics for sale classics on autotrader. Ford gt40 web site index gt 40 replica kit sports cars le. Ford gt40 factory blueprints chassis plans from ford advanced vehicles just found this on ebay nothing to do with me. Mans, the wyer racing gt, chassis number 1075, which also came first in four other. The other day i came across the gt forte flat pack chassis kit. The first 12 prototype vehicles carried serial numbers gt101 through gt112. Almost all our components are functionally identical to the original ford gt40 parts and are manufactured here in new zealand using the original blueprints. Line diagrams the full pdf of the f40 owners manual is available for download over at. The ford gt40 was designed to beat the ferraris at le mans with its 289 cubicinch engine.
Kcc 030 gt40 87 this righthand drive gt40 was professionally built in 2000 by gt40 replica. Gt40 p1019 gt40 archives ford gt40 chassis history. In this first video in the series we fabricate and tack weld some sub assemblies for the chassis. Want to replicate the mirage style chassis of 1074, so basic drawings that i could modify would be great. Build a lamborghini countach body from scratch, build any. None of the originals hallmark features have been compromised in this gt40 replica and its quest for an enhanced driving experience. Gt forte was established to help make building a gt40 more accessible for anyone who. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. Drb sportscars australia manufacture and build quality replica ford gt40 cars, gt 40, gulf gt40 using grp fibreglass and carbon fibre over tubular steel chassis. Ford classic cars gt40 for sale car and classic uk. Ford gt40 replica chassis constructionfabrication part 1 youtube. The monocoque chassis is nearing completion but i expect itll be several years before it starts to look like a car. Get ford gt40 performance for less than youd expect. The club was formed in 1985 by a small group of people who had or were building gt40 replicas.
Active power cars 2597 townline road madison, oh 44057 440 9837190. Feb 01, 2016 this is shelby and superformances replica gt40, and you need it now. Has anyone out there built their own monocoque chassis. In the gt40 the fuel fillers are on the scuttle just front of the a pillars and the filler hoses pass down in those front corners to the tanks. Jan 28, 2012 the name gt40 was the name of fords project to prepare the cars for the international endurance racing circuit, and the quest to win the 24 hours of le mans. Classics on autotrader has listings for new and used ford kit cars and replicas for sale near you. Its basically all of the tubes needed to build a space frame gt40 chassis pre cut and ready to be welded together. The mk i, mk ii, and mk iii variants were designed and built in england based upon the british lola mk6. Classics on autotrader has listings for new and used ford gt40 replica classics for sale near you. When the ford motor company was left at the altar trying to buy ferrari, their response was if we cant buy em, well beat em. Ive built one kit and, as an engineer, want more of a challenge. Gt40 cutaway drawings gt40 archives ford gt40 chassis history. Manuals for kellison gt40 body installation and for midengineering frame assembly.
After obtaining the complete and original set of gt40 drawings a number of years ago, gelscoe motorsport set out on the long road to recreating the 100% perfect gt40. Join millions of people using oodle to find unique used cars for sale, certified preowned car listings, and new car classifieds. The kitcar plans system will show you how to build your own kitcar body from scratch this is the same method kitcar manufacturers build theirs. We offer the chassis as a flat packed laser cut tube kit. Ferrari f40 owners manual line diagrams the full pdf of the f40 owners. Only the mk iv model was designed and built in the united states. Now many years back i had a consideration of that area and considered it somewhat lacking. Several times a week i get email from people all over the world who are interested in building a gt40. For the price of an r8, you can have an exact replica of the 66 le mans gt40. The cav gt is the 21st century recreation of the famous gt40, modified for comfort and performance for the discerning driver. Only the roof material is changed, from steel to a carbonkevlar composite. Flat pack gt40 chassis kit page 1 kit cars pistonheads. Unfollow ford gt40 replica to stop getting updates on your ebay feed.
This is shelby and superformances replica gt40, and you need. I met a guy yesterday who is building up a gt40 replica from the original plans. The mk iv, newer design with an mk ii engine but a different chassis and a different. And so the gt40 was born, with only one goal in mind. Beauty can be more than skin deep with the advent of ames expertly engineered and precision crafted gt sport chassis for the. The most visually faithful, with a quality of design. The first car was named the gt for grand touring with the 40 representing its overall height of 40 inches 1. Era replica automobiles has long been known for the highest quality in design, engineering, and craftmenship. Ford gt40 factory blueprints chassis plans from ford.
Shelby america dealer building and racing cobras and gt40s for over 25 years. After consulting gt40 replica builders, racers and enthusiasts we have made considerable modifications, including. The ford gt40 is a highperformance endurance racing car with the mk i, mk ii, and mk iii model cars. The era gt mk i and mk ii the ultimate in high performance the original ford gt40 mk i the legewas built in both competition and road versions from 19661969. The ford gt40 is a highperformance endurance racing car. Ford gt40 replica chassis constructionfabrication part 5 duration. Gelscoe motorsports pre 65 gt40 gelscoe motorsport ford gt40. Original style door hinges with the correct bronze bushing are fitted so the doors can be pre hung. Jason ferraros ford gt40 replica is a homebuilt supercar of the highest quality. The floor and side pods in the gt40 replica s are an essential part of their strength so without them the chassis looks rather lacking. Most every gt40 replica builder uses a 289, 302, or 351based engine, as they look good, can make decent power, sound great, and fit best. Gt40 new zealand when ford usa withdrew from sports car racing in 1967, p1075 used a new mirage tub and p1076 was built using a standard gt40 chassis. Kitcarplans system has videos that shows you how to build the body and you also get the gt40 chassis plans for free.311 524 1301 979 1165 919 602 942 454 1002 1412 302 1293 1088 657 630 774 1450 15 1583 680 288 668 1034 764 742 789 1143 205 192 1439