Ford GT40 Mk II group 6 (1965)

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Historic info
Chassis numbers here and here


13 units built
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Click here for protytope '65
Click here for roadster
Ford Big Block FE 427, V8 (90o), 4 stroke, petrol engine
6997cc, 107.5 x 96.1 mm
361.5 kW / 485 hp @ 6200 rpm
644 Nm / 475 ft-lb @ 5000 rpm
cast-iron block with 258.3mm deck height and bore spacing 117.6mm (click here, click here for cast iron, and here for aluminium), aluminium head
forged crankshaft with 5 main bearings 69.8mm diameter, 61.9 big end journal diameter
connecting rod lenght between centers 164.8mm, big end bearing diameter 65.8mm
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV), 2 valves / cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with 1 x Holley double pumper 780 CFM center pivot 4 barrel Carburetor, List-3255-1 model C5AF-9510-BV
firing order 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
water cooled
dry sump

5 speed Manual ZF 5DS-25 (see manual), 4 speed Manual Ford T-44 gearbox
1st: 2.22/1
2nd: 1.43/1
3rd: 1.19/1
4th: 1.00/1

1st: 2.42/1
2nd: 1.47/1
3rd: 1.14/1
4th: 1/1
5th: 0.846/1
limited slip rear differential: 4.22/1, 3.33/1, 3.09/1, 3.55/1, 3.44/1, 2.77/1
dry 184mm triple plate clutch
steel semi-monocoque chassis with front and rear subframes, fibreglass body panels. Aluminium chassis for roadster (GT/110)
Front suspension unequal length A-arms, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar
rack-and-pinion steering
Girling ventilated discs 292mm diameter, all-round
length 4140 mm / 163.0 in
width 1778 mm / 70.0 in
height 1028 mm / 40.5 in
wheelbase 2413 mm / 95.0 in
front track 1448 mm / 57.0 in
rear track 1422 mm / 56 in
tires, front 9.75x15", rear 12.80x15"
1100kg, 38 / 62% f/r weight distribution
fuel tank, 159 lt
drag coefficient, 0.39

Results in WSCC

Season races for Prototypes
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Monza Tourist trophy Targa Florio Spa Nurb Mugelo Rossfeld Le Man Reims Freiburg Ollon Bridgeh
Team 2000km 12h 1000km 500km 1000km Hill climb 24h 12h Hill climb Hill climb 500km
Shelby American Inc, GT/106 #1, gear box
Shelby American Inc, GT/107 #2, clutch
Works Starts/finishes 2/0 2/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Shelby American Inc
Bruce McLaren 1
Ken Miles 1
Chris Amon 2
Phil Hill 2

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