Ford GT40 Mk IV group 6 (1967)

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Chassis numbers

At 1966 it was called Ford GT Type J


10 units built
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Ford Big Block FE 427, V8 (90o), 4 stroke, petrol engine
6978cc, 107.5 x 96.1 mm
530 bhp / 395 KW @ 6200 rpm
545 ft.-lbs. @ 4500 rpm
cast-iron block with 258.3mm deck height (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 / cylinder - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 Holley 4V 700 CFM Carburetors
firing order 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
water cooled
wet sump
Kar Kraft T44 4 speed Manual gearbox
fibreglass body panels on aluminium composite honeycomb monocoque chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, single top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
rack and pinion
ventilated discs, all-round
Length 4430 mm (174.4 in)
Width 1710 mm (67.3 in)
Height 1000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheelbase 2410 mm (94.9 in)
Track (fr/r) 1410 mm (55.5 in) / 1390 mm (54.7 in)

Results in WSCC

Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Monza Targa Florio Spa Nurb Le Man Mugelo CdE Hock Montagna Nurb Zeltweg
Team 24h 12h 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h Hill climb 500km 500km
Kar Kraft/ Shelby American Inc, J1 #5, in entry list #4, in entry list #5, in entry list
Holman & Moody, J2 #10, in entry list
Works Starts/finishes 0/0
Driver Team entries and car number
Kar Kraft / Shelby American Inc
Bruce McLaren 5 5
Chris Amon 5
Jerry Grant 5
Walt Hansgen 5
Holman & Moody
Fred Lorenzen 10
Denny Hulme 10

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