My Car Quest

September 19, 2018

SOLD!!! – For Sale – Original Ford GT40 Wire Wheels By Borrani

SOLD!!! The famous Max Balchowski gave these Ford GT40 Borrani wire wheels to the seller many years ago while the seller was in Max's shop in West Hollywood, California. Max knew the GT40 wheels would also fit the seller's Bizzarrini GT … [Read more...]

Old Car Advertisements

by Mike - More than one GT40 for sale in the same magazine! Even in 1971 a used Ford GT 40 was $15,000, however, it still would have been a great investment. These classified ads are from the April 1971 issue of Road & Track as … [Read more...]

Portrait Of A ’64 Ford GT40

Oh, they showed one at Pebble Beach. But…. by Wallace Wyss - So there I was, at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past August, looking forward to seeing the Ford GT40s because I knew Ford was going to great effort to have one … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week – One Man’s Story

by Wallace Wyss - all photos by Mike Gulett Every man’s Monterey car week is different. I go there not just as an historian and a photographer and fine artist but just because I love cars and these are the best cars I can see in America, (hey, … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach In The Morning

by Mike - I went to Pebble Beach early today for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. I had to see the Bizzarrini class and the Ford GT40 assembly. The weather was excellent for a car show - overcast, cool and no smoke from the … [Read more...]

Barn Finder’s Luck: Hey Buddy, Ya Wanna Buy A LeMans Winner?

by Wallace Wyss This is a story about a barn finder who had an unbelievable stroke of luck. And how happenstance can make fortune come your way. First of all the car, the 1966 Ford GT Mk II. To sum it up quickly, Henry Ford II–after … [Read more...]

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