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Re: Random Ford GT-original & Mk. IV photos
« Reply #105 on: June 07, 2022, 11:11:26 PM »
Laurie O'Neil, GT40 P/1018, Amaroo Park, Australia, 1982.  Ouch  :o

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Re: Random Ford GT-original & Mk. IV photos
« Reply #106 on: June 08, 2022, 01:27:27 PM »
Testing at Daytona, '65.
I believe this could be GT/106 ? ? From the Ronnie Spain book, 106 was tested at Daytona in August & October '65.
Also from the 4th edition of the Cobra/GT40 registry similar info.
This is the first picture I have seen from these tests, I wonder if there are others ?

Mike

Interesting photo documenting a snapshot in time!
observations:
* Le Mans front wheel opening aero fin present
- Le Mans front lower aero dam / deflectors - deleted
+ Revised radiator outlet opening?  unclear
+ added/revised NACA ducts in nose
+ instrumented LH rear wheel
+ 66 MK-II style rear upper scoops added
+ Revised rear body contour / wheel opening ?  I'll have to review 65 Le Mans photos

this is a "missing link" development stage between the 65 "MK-I" 427 prototype proof of concept stage to the 66 standardized MK-II cars (i.e. P1011, P1012, P1015, P1016, P1031, P1032, P1046, P1047, XGT-1, 2 3)
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