Ford GT40

1965 Ford GT40 MkI Replica

Overview

Chassis

  • Aluminum monocoque
  • TIG (GTAW) welded
  • Sheet and billet aluminum
  • 1/8, 3/16, and 1/4-inch aluminum sheet

Suspension

  • Billet aluminum uprights and suspension arms
  • QA1/Carrera coil overs

Wheels & tires

  • Avon CR6ZZ tires 215/60R15 front, 295/50R15 rear
  • Halibrand pin-drive wheels 15x8 front, 15x10 rear, with tri-wing spinners

Brakes

  • Six-piston Wilwood front calipers
  • Four-piston Wilwood rear calipers
  • 11.75" x 1.25" vented rotors
  • Wilwood street performance / racing pads
  • Stainless braided flex hoses
  • Tilton pedal assembly with brake balance bar
  • Wilwood master cylinders
  • Cable-operated hand brake

Engine

  • Ford small block V8
  • 347 cubic inches displacement
  • 5.7 liters displacement
  • 469 hp
  • 454 ft/lbs torque

Lubrication

  • Melling high volume oil pump
  • Aviaid road racing oil pan and pickup
  • Canton Racing remote oil filter adapter
  • Canton Racing oil filter mount
  • Stainless braided hoses
  • FL-1A oil filter
  • Crankcase breather
  • Driven Racing oil

Cooling

  • Ford M-8501-E351S racing water pump
  • Superior aluminum crossover radiator
  • Dual electric fans
  • Canton racing header tank
  • Billet Specialties thermostat housing
  • Stant 180° thermostat
  • Gates radiator hoses

Fuel

  • Dual 12-gallon fuel tanks
  • Aeromotive fuel filters
  • Carter fuel pumps
  • Check valves
  • Stainless braided hoses
  • QuickFuel 780 cfm carburetor
  • Lokar throttle cable

Ignition

  • MSD distributor
  • MSD 6AL-2 Ignition
  • MSD Blaster high vibration coil
  • MSD distributor
  • Moroso Blue max ignition wires
  • Moroso Ultra 40 ignition wire sleeve
  • Under-header ignition wires
  • NGK spark plugs
  • Firing order: 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
  • Initial timing: 15°
  • Total timing: 34°
  • Full advance at about 3000 rpm

Exhaust

  • 180° crossover headers
  • Stainless steel
  • Ceramic coated
  • 1-3/4" primary tubing
  • Handmade 2-1/2" collectors
  • Dual Magnaflow mufflers
  • V-band connectors

Drivetrain

  • McLeod billet steel flywheel, 25 pounds
  • McLeod clutch pressure plate and disc
  • Clutch disc with sprung hub
  • Quartermaster hydraulic release bearing
  • Olthoff racing release bearing mount
  • Ford Motorsport roller pilot bearing
  • RBT-5 DS-25/2 ZF 5-speed transaxle
  • Gear Ratios 2.23, 1.47, 1.04, 0.846, 0.705
  • Final Drive 4.22:1
  • Driveshaft Shop axles
  • Limited slip differential
  • Cable Shift shifter, center shift
  • Shift points and speeds in gears

Body

  • Body molds cast from original GT40 P/1008
  • Hand-laid fiberglass body
  • DOT glass windshield
  • Polycarbonate headlight and driving light covers
  • Le Mans style oval-hole aluminum engine vent panels, ceramic coated
  • Stainless steel door handles
  • "Bear Claw" door latches
  • Period correct fuel filler caps
  • Side window vents

Interior

  • Accurate dashboard style
  • 200 MPH GPS-based speedometer
  • 8000 RPM tachometer
  • Accurate gauges
  • Individual fuel tank gauges
  • Aluminum switch and button panels
  • Vintage air heating and air conditioning system
  • Leather seats
  • Full carpeting
  • Splined quick-release leather steering wheel

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