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Andy's Mk1 1300 XL (or perhaps that's XXL now wink) - Zakspeed replica

Body:
Glass fibre bonnet and boot, one piece custom made Zakspeed front wings and rear Zakspeed arches, enlarged & strengthened box section tunnel and gearbox housing, cut back and braced bulkhead, box section inner wings (heavy gauge steel), fabricated slam panel, alloy firewall, all lines through the car, Capri tank, solid extra guage steel chassis and flat floor pans, all underside is seam welded, solid and rust free.
Zakspeed

 

Body:
Glass fibre bonnet and boot, one piece custom made Zakspeed front wings and rear Zakspeed arches, enlarged & strengthened box section tunnel and gearbox housing, cut back and braced bulkhead, box section inner wings (heavy gauge steel), fabricated slam panel, alloy firewall, all lines through the car, Capri tank, solid extra guage steel chassis and flat floor pans, all underside is seam welded, solid and rust free.

Engine:
Fitted with 3.5 Rover V8 Engine - 9.35:1 running a Piper 285 Cam, duplex timing chains, all new internals, overbored by 20 thou. Edelbrock 500 CFM four barrel on an Offenhouser inlet manifold, John Eales Development baffled and trapdoor'd sump, Carter race fuel pump (fitted in boot), Racemettle hi-torque starter, Varley Red Top race battery, marine fire retardant fuel hose throughout, Lumenition optronic ignition system, twin 4 to 1 stainless tubular manifolds to 2 1/4 inch stainless pipes with Tony Law re-packable silencers - sounds fantastic.

Transmission:
Rover 5 speed manual box, custom made uprated clutch, lightened and balanced flywheel, braided hoses. 1 piece prop, Fostek 48" atlas axle with uprated, interleaved LSD with 3:77.1 CWP, two piece billet shafts and modified side gears to accommodate the larger shafts.

Suspension:
Front: Bilstein Group 4 spec height adjustable coilovers with 250lb 2 1/4 inch diameter 10inch springs and eccentric top mounts, in situ adjustable rose jointed track control arms, double width and anti-dive kit all polybushed.
Rear: Turreted coilover shocks, rose-jointed 4 links with a panhard rod

Brakes:
Front: Caprisport GTR 260 Kit
Rear: 9" Capri drums
Braided hoses all round.
Soon to be uprated

Wheels and Tyres:
Front: 9 x 16 Compomotive CX600-4 split rims fitted with 225/40R16 Toyo Proxes
Rear: 10 x 16 Compomotive CX600-4 split rims fitted with 245/35R16 Toyo Proxes

Interior:
Stripped out, Corbeau Forza racing seats, Schroth 3" 6 point racing harness ( Porsche GT3 Cup spec) drivers side and 4 point passenger side, custom centre console housing Auto Meter gauges for oil pressure, oil temp, water temp and Moroso switchgear, full welded in roll cage. Terratrip intercom and headsets.


Zakspeed

The car's went in for a much needed and long overdure full re-wire so when it was done I asked Alan to take it round the block to make sure all was well (and to catch it on camera - sounds well in a built up area laughing).

 


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