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2010 GTM serial #147
Voted by FFR GTR forum to grace the cover of the first GTM Calendar in 2010
5000 miles
Go cart built by jim Kagel (Pittsman). Body and GTM custom specialties by Shane, (VRaptor Speedworks)
This is one of the best handling, best sorted, high performance GTM’s ever built
GTM 147 has all of the best options and upgrades produced by forum contributors, vendors and racers that have worked to develop and improve these cars.
Additionally it has a professionally built drive train. Chassis dyno, producing 545 HP at 6800 rpm (Schwartz Extreme Performance) and 540 foot pounds of torque at 5500 rpm. G96-96 Gearbox custom built, geared, and custom LSD pre loads for corner balance, by Brian Copans (BMC&G)
This car always draws a crowd at the car shows and leaves the crowd behind at track day events. 2:29 at Road America Elkhart Lake Wisconsin. Novice driver, street tires.
(Youtube “GTM 147” 2:29 lap, in car cam)

Professionally prepped and painted
Lambo Orange
Rear fenders widened 3 “ per side to fit 345-30R/18 rear tires (by prototype components)
VRaptor carbon fiber front louvers
FFR carbon fiber front splitter
VRaptor custom carbon fiber, functional ram air rear deck lid
Functional Carbon fiber AFR GTC-300 rear wing. Frame support under wing
Carbon fiber diffuser with aluminum strakes
Custom carbon fiber functional naca ducts on sides for engine bay cooling
Shaved door handles
Security system
Built in battery tender

Engine 670 HP LS7 (Schwartz Extreme Performance)
Custom Derale oil cooler in diffuser
Ron Davis Racing Radiator
Katech Serpentine belt tensioner
Vintage Air, air conditioning VRaptor passenger front custom install
Carbon fiber coil covers

Transaxle Porsche G96-96 six speed. Custom gears and clutch pre load
Only 500 miles since modification, new bearings and steel syncros
Custom Flywheel
Sachs 260 MM single organic clutch disc 600 pound pressure plate
Custom transaxle mount
Numeric Racing single billet aluminum GT-3 shifter. Shifts like a rifle bolt
300 M material rear axles (from Crash, My Race Shop)
930 turbo cv joints and Porsche to GM stub axles
Custom Derale trans cooler in diffuser

Schwartz headers, Kook’s exhaust, M300 mufflers
.Wheels and Tires
HRE wheels 18”
New PS2 Michelin tires less than 200 miles since new

Brakes Manual
Brembo Grand Turismo 14” 6 piston Front, 13.6” 4 piston rear
Speed bleeders
Freshly painted to match car with brembo insignia

Power steering, MR2 hydraulic by VRaptor with variable assist by EEnie

All urethane bushings
Custom front upper arms to allow for increased castor / camber
Custom front sway bar
Ohlin’s 4 way adjustable dampers, custom valving
All suspension modifications performed by Alan O’Leary of Haas Racing, DSSV damper specialist for Haas Racing Indy car.
Car is set up soft for maximum grip and street friendly driving
(Quick Racing Products LSman) Rear lower damper mounts
Camber shim kits installed in rear for no slip camber adjustment (Crash, My Race Shop)
Car handles well north of 150 MPH demonstrated, not theoretical.
Youtube “GTM 147” “Gone in 8”. Front stretch of Road America

FFR interior
Scroth 5 point harness driver and passenger side
Borden Harness bar
Momo steering wheel
Digital dash
Shift lights
Digital gauges in engine compartment for temps, oil, trans, ambient engine bay
Alpine Stereo
APEM Switches
Power windows. Window seals by VRaptor
Power mirrors
X,K band fuzz buster

Scratch wired. All crimped and soldered GM weather pack connectors
I Squared power distribution management ISQE
Wired per Bill Jenkins outstanding wiring diagram (see FFcars forum)

more pics on request
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