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the new GT40s have a factory recall order on them. this is the third round of factory recalls for separate engineering flaws. to be fair, the first one was partially a vendor manufacturing flaw.

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The recall on the new GT40 is due to the lower front wishbone failing. The replacements are being CNC cut from solid billet aluminium. I read it was costing Ford over $10,000 a unit to fix the problem ;)


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Lotus

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Lamborghini

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Marcos

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And RELIANT?! ;)

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As for JACKS!!!

I carry two cans of Tyre Weld as a get me home. I still have the spare in the fornt just in case (see Paul C's referenced light front end!! :) :) ) However I would need the jack to take some of the weight off said flat tyre in order to fill it full of tyre weld gunge!


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And RELIANT?! ;)

Funnily enough, they only ever had Scimitars in the showroom as the Reliant representative. Besides the Reliant Regal and Lotus have a lot in common. Both are fibreglass bodied on steel chassis, running light-alloy engines of their own design and bult by a small, specialist company in an area away from most of the motor industry. OK, I've run out of similarities there.


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Hope they get fixed new GT40, it's sad that problem is some fishbones ;) sounds really reliable :)

Am I the only one who thinks this Marcos Mantara is bit wierd looking car?

I've never really liked them :)

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Here's a real wierd Marcos...

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they are a bit amateurish looking, but they aren't ugly. a few corrections, and they could be beautiful in an odd way.

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Maybe they could be beautiful in some way, hard to say cause I've never seen any Marcos at live. I think there aren't any here in Finland.

All the photos I've seen from them looked a bit wierd.


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That bottom one is bonkers!

Looks like a cross between a Lola and a Countach at the front... and a GT40 and a Countach at the back!


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This is what the Marcos 1800 looked like before all the horrible add ons ruined it ;)

Designed by Dennis Adams it was really a quite radical design when it was new(mid 60s) :)

Came with a Volvo 1800 engine at first :)

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Came with a Volvo 1800 engine at first  ;)

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...and woodworm! :)


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This is what the Marcos 1800 looked like before all the horrible add ons ruined it ;)

Designed by Dennis Adams it was really a quite radical design when it was new(mid 60s) :)

Came with a Volvo 1800 engine at first  :)

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It's a bit like the Porsche 911. The basic shape was OK then it kept getting bulges and spoilers and got ugly.

The local garage I wrote about used to have a Marcos Mantis in the showroom just before it switched to Fiat. That wasn't a pretty car.


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I have never seen any GT40  :P But I have heard rumours that in next week's Historic Grand Race (here in Ahvenisto track) is new GT40 as a pace car  :) And one Ferrari 250 Daytona  :)

This Historic Grand Race is the same happening where I met my car at first time as for sale  :) (last year).

I will take some photos in next weekend  :P Let's hope weather is any better than in this week (it's raining the whole week).

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So here's that Ferrari Daytona Spider:

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And like I earlier said no GT40 :P maybe next year.


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I was just about to remark about whether that was a GENUINE half a million odd quid sitting in that car park!!


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...but only in espadrilles and with your (linen)jacket sleeves rolled up! :)


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39 odd posts on this thread have had nothing to do with the Jack (off) subject. :)

You moderators should be ashamed of yourselves. :P

This kind of thing would not have happened on Unity (big moderator stick) :):)


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That aint a Daytona Spyder, Its a Mac.Burnie coachcraft 1970s Corvette conversion. :P

They did the Miami Vice car. :)

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My first reaction was: it looks like old corvette :)

It looked nothing like "normal" Ferraris I'm used to see, although I don't see many Ferraris here :)


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