Skip to content Skip to footer

Ford J Car 1966

1966 Ford GT MK III J-Car clay model by David Rider Maxi-Models 1/32nd scale 1966 Ford GTP "J" car Slotcar by David Rider Can-Am version of 1966 J Car,Ken Miles August 17th 1966 by David Rider 1966 哀愁の'60sル・マン テストディ 1966年 センセーションを巻き起こした“フォード J カー”を考察する! TOP : The FORD "J" CAR. at a Riverside speedway. It was a glamourous body that it had a top time at a Lemans testday in 1966.

For the April 1966 Le Mans prerace test week, Ford

The car was designated as the J-car, as it was constructed to meet the new Appendix J regulations which were introduced by the FIA in 1966.[12] The first J-car was completed in March, 1966 and set the fastest time at the Le Mans trials that year.

Ford j car 1966. 1966 Ford GT J-Car by R&D Unique. Complete curbside kit. Includes body, front pontoons, clear headlights, taillights, luggage holders, headlight cover, mirror housing, wheels and wheel backs, disc brakes and calipers, chassis, firewall, seat insert, 2-piece dash and radiator outlet. If available, this product can probably be purchased at – ebay.com The car was designated as the J-car, as it was constructed to meet the new Appendix J regulations which were introduced by the FIA in 1966. The first J-car was completed in March 1966 and set the fastest time at the Le Mans trials that year. Ferrari, Miles' son, Peter, who idolizes his dad, is there on August 16, 1966 at the Riverside Raceway along with Carroll Shelby to work on the experimental Ford J Car that is being developed so.

Ford J-Car 1966. Discussion in 'Cars' started by Panoz, Sep 6, 2015. Panoz Premium. Messages: 2,832 Location: Sep 6, 2015 #1. Created for the then new Appendix J regulations for 1966, the J-Car was built by the Ford-owned Kar Kraft Engineering in effort bring Ford's Le Mans program in house. Two unique points on the J-Car was the use of a tub. 1966 Ford GT40 J Car – In an effort to develop a car with better aerodynamics and lighter weight, it was decided to retain the 7 litre engine, but redesign the rest of the car and ditch the Mk.I/Mk.II chassis. In order to bring the car more "in house" – the new car was designed using a honeycomb aluminium panels bonded together to form a. Ford J-Car testing, Le Mans, 1966. Chris Amon set the fastest lap in testing; the car became the basis for the Ford GT Mk. IV that won the race in 1967. Le Mans Sports Car Racing Auto Racing Car Man Cave Latina Old Race Cars Ford Gt40 Amon Vintage Race Car.

Images of the re created Ford J Car from 1966, built originally by the team of Mike Teske and the staff at Kar-Kraft. Lovingly re created by Kenny Thompson in Denver, NC. 1966 Ford GT MK III J-Car clay model. Explore torinodave72's photos on Flickr. torinodave72 has uploaded 2738 photos to Flickr. Vintage Sports Cars Vintage Race Car Le Mans My Dream Car Dream Cars Ford Gt40 Ford Mustang Carroll Shelby Ford Shelby. I've learned a few things about Ford GT history today. The X-1 (1965) and the J-car (1966) were stages in the evolution of the GT40. The J-car used aircraft-type composite materials to reduce weight, and minimized drag by using Kamm aerodynamic principles, which account for the startlingly chopped-off straight roofline. I was already familiar with Kamm from the later fastback (a.k.a Kammback.

Ford J-car at Daytona 1966. That is Ken Miles in 1966 doing testing at Daytona in the Ford J-car. This design had some major aerodynamic flaws that became readily apparent a few months later during testing at Riverside, California when the car looped at high speed then flipped and ejected Miles from the car killing him instantly. Completed in March of 1966, the first J-Car (J-1) weighed just over 2,600 pounds and was powered by a 500 HP 427 c.i. engine. Although J-1 had the fastest times at the 1966 Le Mans trials, it was sidelined so that the Ford team could focus on their team of GT40 Mk II cars. •J-CAR' FLIPS Miles Killed At Riverside. RIVERSIDE. Calif. (UPII – Veteran sports car racer Ken Miles, 47. whose precision and gutty driving electrified fans worldwide piloted his last lap Wednesday as his experimental Ford “J-car” flipped at 150 miles per hour.

1966 ford j car The Bad: The lightweight monocoque chassis lacked a proper roll-bar early on and, as Shelby American found out after Ken Mile’s deadly crash at Riverside in August of ’66. To win Le Mans with an all-American car, Ford was willing to spend whatever was necessary for the best designers, equipment, drivers and crew. Because this new racer was designed to comply with Appendix J of the FIA’s regulations, it was known as the J-Car. This would be the final, most advanced version of the GT40. Page 1 of 2 – On bended knee here, begging for 1966 Ford J car pics – posted in Scratch building: Specifically,Ford Chassis number J2.This is the car involved in the sad crash by and subsequent death of Ken Miles at Riverside on 17th August 1966 during testing. It is the only Ford J that ever saw a track in the US and was in CAN AM configuration (whatever THAT means ).I have one picture of the.

Sunbar wrote After testing J-3 at Daytona in December 1966 and February 1967, using an existing car J-4 rather than a clay model, Chuck Mountain brought in Phil Remington from Shelby American to help coordinate the styling. Within 10 days they finalised the shape ready for Kingman proving ground testing on 4th March. Stk#105 1966 Ford F-100 Pickup Always garaged kept. All Ford parts with rebuild finished in 2007. Looks brand new!. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. Compare ({{vehicles.length}}/3). Ford J Car Le Mans Test 1966 #1 McLaren/Amon by Automodelli Studio. The J Car was a prototype derivative of the GT40 that Ford tested at Le Mans but opted not to use. In the photos that serve as instructions for the kit Automodelli Studio include images of the car on it’s initial test at Riverside and as it appeared at Le Mans, though we’re.

1966 Ford J In Detail submitted by Richard Owen displacement 6998 cc / 427.0 in³ power 410.1 kw / 550 bhp specific output 78.59 bhp per litre bhp/weight 597.83 bhp per tonne f brake size mm / in r brake size mm / in curb weight 920 kg / 2028 lbs wheelbase 2410 mm /. 1 Description 2 USA Versions 3 Hong Kong Versions 4 Retooled Versions 5 See Also With the continuing success of the GT40 MkI and MkII, for the 1966 Season, Ford sought to make a lighter and more aerodynamic version of the GT40. The result was the Ford J-Car. Unlike the previous versions of the GT40, the J-Car was built in the USA by Kar Kraft. It still retained the 427ci 7.0L 'Big Block' from. The J -car is built at Kar Kraft in Dearborn. The outfit sounds like a hot rod shop, but it is, in fact, a supplier of tooling parts to Ford. When Ford's Advanced Concepts depart­ment was looking around for an outside shop where they could build their wild creations, Kar .

May 29, 2015 – 1966 Ford GT40 J Car – In an effort to develop a car with better aerodynamics and lighter weight, it was decided to retain the 7 litre engine, but redesign the rest of the car and ditch the Mk.I/Mk.II chassis. In order to bring the car more "in house" – the new car was designed using a honeycomb aluminium panels bonded together to form a lightweight but rigid "tub".

This Stunning Restored 1966 Ford GT40 Is Only One Of 31

Ford Jcar Ford gt, Ford gt40, Classic racing cars

Ford j Car Gt40 1966 Ford gt40, Ford gt, Nascar

Pin by Dawson Menna on Le Mans Racing car model, Concept

1966 Ford GT40 Paris france

1966 Daytona 24Hs winners Ken Miles Lloyd Ruby Ford

19667 Ford J car in 2020 Classic racing, Ford gt, Car

1966 AJ Foyt Lotus 38 Decals Open Wheel Racing Modeling

Ford gt40 image by mustangmad on misc cars Ford, Ford gt

1966 Ford Gt40 Mk.IV Ford gt, Ford gt40, Classic sports cars

An entry from Fragments* Ford gt40, Gt40, Car

Image by Mark Koppen on Sports Car Racing in 2020

Pin by luke lytle on GT40 Classic racing cars, Ford

Article on the Ford "JCar" (4/4) Ford gt, My dream car

1966 Ford GT40 J Experimental supercar race racing classic

Riverside International Raceway Parnelli Jones (98, Lola

1967 Ford GT Mk IV J4. FORD GT40 MARK IV (1967) Pinterest

A.J. Foyt Riverside 1966. OLDSCHOOLNASCAR Stock car

Louis' Ford Mustang Fastback 1967 fordmustang Muskelbil

Leave a comment