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Reply by arnie

Thanks for all the help. I have the information needed to advise my buyer in Sweden. Regards: Arnie former owner of #5725

Reply by bosswrench

FWIW, don't think you can slightly increase stock braking by simply bolting on all rear brake rotors that are 0.4" OD larger than stock...
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Reply by bosswrench

I had this problem some time ago on a Cleveland block I was stripping. Some filter adapters have a thin hex while others are round as...
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Reply by avaitor

Thank you all for your replies and apologizes for not being more descriptive, my problem lies with removing the stock filter adapter, I...
avaitor

Reply by dickruzzin

MH As I undserstand it there were 401 cars built. The Bill Mitchell Mangusta / Corvette is car number 8MA670. It was not built at the...

Reply by alasorsa

I welded a 3/4-16 nut onto the end of the old stem and just backed it out with a socket wrench. Vise grips should work as well if you...
alasorsa

Reply by rocky

Can you not just grab the old one with a pair of Vice grips, and unscrew it? I thought the new adapter just threaded into the existing...
rocky

Reply by simon

the only difference is the black grib, that was on a Pantera ashtray chrome. for the same it's almost exactly the same also the insert...

Reply by lf-tp2511

In nearly 20 years of ownership I have never come across an exact duplicate of the Pantera ashtray. The one previously pictured in this...
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Reply by CPM

thank you! I'll look for it!
CPM

Reply by joules

The angle drives can get pretty spendy if you can find one, I may have 1:1.1 around somewhere as my GT5 was imported from Europe and...
joules

Reply by cua

Denis, you can easily check the ratio of the drive by turning one end 1 full rotation and check at the same time the output rotation. If...

Reply by husker

i have a piece with an AN fitting that replaces the original. It slides right into the ZF. I may have a spare. Don't recall offhand...
husker

Reply by leea

Denis, if that reads 50.0806, the bulletin above points to 1200 rotations/mile...If 50.0804, its for 1610 speedos. But both show for the...

Reply by leea

How interesting, I've just always assumed that ratio tires and date codes always existed...but as I read, the CN72 was an 80% ratio (vs.

Reply by cuvee

I had the same thought, I cut the Flair off and used a short hose to join the two! Worked for Me.
cuvee

Reply by denisc

I would also like to add the following interview with Gandini (around 9:35) Gandini says he would use the wider tires if he redid the...
denisc

Reply by cua

Many thanks for all the replies with the helpful info! I was not aware that there were different speedometers installed. I recalculated...

Reply by rrs1

Good info. Explains why the Borletti drive I got from Wilkinson now makes my speedo read lower. I guess I should be glad I could get one...

Reply by leea

Btw, Denis corrected me (Mike, I'm usually wrong more than once every 40 years...I think I've made a life out of it, actually ) but...

Reply by mkeh

What's on the other side of the pancake? We're all familiar with DT's side... it would be interesting to hear Shelby's side too... MH

Reply by joules

There are two variants of speedometer for miles per hour and kilometers per hour with "1210 revs per mile" and "1610 revs per mile"...
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Reply by kirkevans

Shelby purchased all of the Pantera directly through the factory. I placed the color choices personally because all of the S cars were...
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Reply by bosswrench

Owners reportedly had a bit of trouble getting cruise control to work in Panteras and Mangusas, until some genius tried clamping two...
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Reply by bosswrench

The two different types of speedometers are stencilled in green ink with the gear ratios they support (revs per mile). This is true for...
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Reply by kirkevans

By the way there were 2 twin turbo Chrysler powered Pantera-s built, one red GTS and that white GT5-S. I rode in the red GTS and Carroll...
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Reply by kirkevans

I offered a detailed build history on that car and said I would help with the restoration. The show had some AmeriSport video history in...
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Reply by mkeh

Wasn't there a rule that to be considered a "production car" and thusly eligible for some races that they must produce 400 cars... The...

Reply by rocky

There’s an article in the car in the June, 1993 POCA newsletter. I just read it last night. You can download the newsletters from the...
rocky

Reply by chrisriley

I went on Galpin website last night and sent an email. I was courteous, but expressed some differences as to magazine article. They sent...
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