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  1. Ford GT Gets New Graphics and Colors for 2021

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    Ford took to Twitter recently to unveil a new graphics package and some new colors for its mid-engine supercar, the GT. A gif shows the car in red, white, and blue, though we expect that was more a nod to the Fourth of July than it was an exhaustive list of coming colors. Either way, the gif...
  2. Take a Look at What Might Be the Oldest GT40 Sketches in Existence

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    Ford Performance is a very well run operation and yesterday they shared some very good pictures. Thought to be among the earliest design sketches in existence, they were apparently drawn 57 years and one day ago. what Ford Performance’s twitter account suggests[/URL] , at any rate, and...
  3. Watch: Jay Leno Talks to Matt Damon About Ford vs. Ferrari

    Classic Talk
    As Ford vs. Ferrari approaches, the press tour begins. Naturally, Matt Damon took a 289 Cobra to visit Jay Leno and talk about the movie and reveal a few details. As someone who knew Carroll Shelby, Leno is especially well placed to judge Damon's portrayal of the story's central character. And...
  4. GT40-Inspired Roush Mustang Will Ride its 700 HP to SEMA

    Classic Talk
    SEMA is kind of like the cat walk at Paris Fashion Week. The designs are so ridiculous that they’re meant more as statements of intent than actual products you would take home. But sometimes, a design is actually just right, as is the case with this Roush Mustang. Headed for SEMA, it’s the...
  5. Watch the Latest Trailer for a Movie that You Already Know You’re Gonna See

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    Am I going to go see Ford v. Ferrari on opening weekend? Yes. Is there anything short of the revelation that Le Mans is a subplot and this is actually a movie about chicken farming that would me from going to see the movie? No. So what exactly is the point of this trailer? Porn. The latest...
  6. Ford Readies GT Announcement for America’s Birthday

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    Ford is planning on sharing some big, GT-related news for America’s birthday. On Friday, the company said that it would be making “a special Ford GT supercar announcement” during a dedicated press conference at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 4th. While that’s the correct date, it’s...
  7. Watch: Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby Try to Pull Off the Impossible in the First “Ford v Ferrari” Trailer

    Classic Talk
    Hollywood’s take on the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans has gotten its first trailer and it looks pretty great. Ford v Ferrari stars Matt Damon and Christian Bale as Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles as they build the GT40. The film’s first trailer focuses largely on the two characters as Shelby tries to...
  8. Bill Ford’s Evocation of “Go Like Hell” is Everything That’s Wrong with the Mach1 Electric Crossover

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    Nostalgia is a powerful thing. But like any powerful tool, it needs to be wielded carefully. That’s what Ford found out when it decided to name an electric crossover after one of the most memorable Mustangs of all time. Turns out they haven’t learned their lesson. Speaking at a Crain’s Detroit...
  9. Superformance Puts the Least Interesting Part of the Ford GT Into the GT40

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    The Ford GT is a wonderful thing. A barely concealed race car on the road that helped Ford get a class win at Le Mans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the GT40’s first Le Mans win. It has earned adoration for almost every aspect of its construction.  Almost.  While everyone concedes that...
  10. Ford Celebrates Le Mans Victory with Gulf Liveried Heritage Edition

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    Fifty years ago Ford was fresh off two consecutive victories at Le Mans, and looking for a third. They would not be denied.  The victory eventually went to the number 9 John Wyer Automotive Engineering GT40 of Pedro Rodriguez and Lucien Bianchi. Moreover, the next year, the same car, chassis...
  11. Carroll Shelby to Be Played by Matt Damon in Ford v Ferrari Film

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    The story of how the Ford GT40 (eventually) beat Ferrari at Le Mans is getting the Hollywood treatment and Variety reports that Matt Damon and Christian Bale count among its stars. The film is reportedly focused on the effort of Shelby and test driver Ken Miles, who were handed the project...
  12. Last GT40, Barn Find 427 Cobra at Amelia Island Auction

    Classic Talk
    Two very special Fords will be up for auction at Gooding & Company's Amelia Island event this year. The very last Ford GT40 Mk. IV and a very original and 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra. This Mark IV made it to Le Mans twice, but its tires never turned in anger on le Circuit de la Sarthe. This was...
  13. Watch: A 2017 Ford GT Cleaned Very, Very Thoroughly

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    Sometimes supercars are about more than going fast. Sometimes, they’re all about taking a very, very long time. Such is the case when you’re asked to clean a Ford GT for the first time. As if that wasn't special enough, this is more than just any Ford GT. This is Barry Meguiar’s Ford GT. Of...
  14. GT-40 HP gains

    5.0L Tech
    Hi. I just bought a 95 GTS for 1k about a week ago and was wondering if I did a full GT-40 swap heads and intake what kind of realistic HP I could possibly see. My car is completely stock and I see a lot of gt40 explorers in my local junkyards.They have half sales like crazy and i can walk away...
  15. 1987 5.0 GT40 Intake

    5.0L Tech
    A few questions in one here. First, if I were to install a GT40 upper and lower intake manifold on my stock 302 would the GT40 heads also be necessary or can it be a standalone modification? And second, what years of the Explorer had the intake manifold/head setup in question? Thanks all.
  16. GT40 explorer intake swap problem

    5.0L Tech
    I recently installed trickflow twisted wedge cylinder heads with scorpion 1.6 roller rockers (those suckers are huge!) and I had to get taller valve covers, so I also bought a 1" spacer for the GT40 explorer intake I also bought (non tubular), but I am still having a problem getting it to clear...
  17. 331 stroker questions

    5.0L Tech
    first time doing a 331 stroker, I have gt40p heads wondering how well it would run with getting those ported along with the cobra intake. also whats the best injectors to run with that setup 24lbs? thanks.
  18. 93 mustang lx timing problems Help

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    I got a 93 lx i bought about a month ago 5.0 5 speed. i got a motor i built for it with a block out of a 90 mustang that's been bored .040 over with gt 40 heads and intake off a early 97 explorer with a what i was told is a trickflow stage one cam. i got the motor in and it runs great with...
  19. 91 lx stock intake swaP to gt40 intake hoses?

    5.0L Tech
    im swapping my stock intake manifolds (upper and lower) with gt40 upper and lower and i noticed the stock lower has some hoses that dont seem to have a place on the gt40 lower. i know lots of you guys have done this swap so i was wondering what you guys did with this? im guessing you just...
  20. Need info on 87 Ho motor...

    5.0L Tech
    I found an 87 ho 5.0, i want to run it carbed and it comes with gt40 heads , So what should I look out for what intakes can I use ? Does this motor have the huge love on the cam for the mechanical fuel pump will any water pump work and what push Rods to use
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