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    Thread: The GT40/Ford GT Appreciation Thread

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      09-06-2012 07:47 PM #1
      Okay, i've thought about doing an appreciation thread for the gt40 for quite a while now, because i've been counting down the days to my ford gt rally next month at nola motorsports park.. Post your favorite gt40/ford gt pictures, videos, le mans, anything gt40/ford gt related. Anything from the original gt40 to an new aged twin turbo ford gt monster!

      I'll start with some:























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      09-06-2012 07:51 PM #2
      you should have started a honda appreciation tread.

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      09-06-2012 08:00 PM #3
      GT rally? You gunna be driving the all black one and your dad in the track monster?

      Quote Originally Posted by slide13 View Post
      you should have started a honda appreciation tread.
      You are a terrible troll.

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      09-06-2012 08:11 PM #4
      Come on guys, not in this thread please

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      09-06-2012 08:17 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      GT rally? You gunna be driving the all black one and your dad in the track monster?
      It's a rally and a three day track event at nola motorsports park down in new orleans. I'm bringing the q1 and he's bringing the gt's. We'll both take turns driving all three.

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      09-06-2012 09:09 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by RQ1 View Post
      It's a rally and a three day track event at nola motorsports park down in new orleans. I'm bringing the q1 and he's bringing the gt's. We'll both take turns driving all three.
      I was gunna ask "3 cars for 2 people?" but I remembered you guys have a trailer.

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      09-06-2012 10:08 PM #14
      Here's some pictures from the rally last year

      http://www.flickr.com/photos/3018885...7627619651682/

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      09-06-2012 10:30 PM #16
      Here's a short video of a 3D Ford GT40. It was modeled in Autodesk Maya.

      Ford GT-40: The Spirit of Speed Trapped in a Machine

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      09-07-2012 12:13 AM #17
      I love the racing ford GTs.

      That one with the Falken livery is money!!!
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      09-07-2012 01:04 AM #18
      Love the GT40...but I just want them to build this so. damn. bad.





    19. 09-07-2012 01:18 AM #19
      now it's time to play some Need For Speed 2

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      09-07-2012 06:06 AM #20
      I thought it was tragic that Ford didn't put more factory support behind the GT racing program.




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      09-07-2012 09:18 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by vr6gtispeed View Post
      Here's a short video of a 3D Ford GT40. It was modeled in Autodesk Maya.

      Ford GT-40: The Spirit of Speed Trapped in a Machine
      That's a really cool video


      Quote Originally Posted by intercedeGLI View Post
      I thought it was tragic that Ford didn't put more factory support behind the GT racing program.

      I fully agree

      There's still teams like marc vds and matech overseas. I know some guys in the gt club that have built the matech rep. cars that i get to see at my track events.

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      09-07-2012 09:35 AM #22
      Some quick pulls in Mexico - a monster Corvette gets toyed with by a GTTT



      As badass as the UGR Gallardo's are, I'd take a turbo FGT every day of the week over one.


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      09-07-2012 10:34 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by intercedeGLI View Post
      I thought it was tragic that Ford didn't put more factory support behind the GT racing program.

      I was going to ask if Ford did any factory sponsored racing with the GT.
      Rest easy, Bart.

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      09-07-2012 10:38 AM #25
      Still one of my top 5.
      I will never forget when I was a valet and this guy (a regular) brought his black one in for the first time. Truly an experience to sit in it and appreciate it, then turn the key let your hands stop shaking and push the big red ENGINE START button and listen to that monster come to life. And look up in the rear view mirror to see the supercharger spinning away at idle . And he had his tuned and an exhaust so it sounded monstrous. It also liked to idle at 15mph in first gear which wasn't very conducive to trying to park, but it didn't matter.
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    25. 09-07-2012 10:46 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by RQ1 View Post

      I'm sorry but this video is just painful to watch. I can practically smell the clutch burning through my monitor. That, and I kept waiting for it to switch to the car on a dyno or something but nope...just a three point turn then back to the original parking spot?

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      09-07-2012 11:02 AM #27
      From the Baltimore Grand Prix 2011:


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      09-07-2012 11:05 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by VikingVR6GTI View Post
      I'm sorry but this video is just painful to watch. I can practically smell the clutch burning through my monitor. That, and I kept waiting for it to switch to the car on a dyno or something but nope...just a three point turn then back to the original parking spot?
      Yeah, that video is intended for the turbo fury sound only

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      Quote Originally Posted by SVTDanny View Post
      I can't see what you posted on my computer at work ?

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