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Old 29-03-2015, 18:37   #1 (permalink)
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370BHP ZR Track Car

In case you've not seen it over on Rovertech here is our little build which has taken a couple of years so far

I forgot to get any pics when it arrived, but it was a tidy ZR 160

As it looked stripped, almost ready for the Custom Cages International weld in roll cage, which I'm not looking forward to fitting





Nearly finished playing with the scaffolding





Caliper brakets made and 330mm front brakes now fitted with brembo radials



A bit of paint










M Series manifold modified to take the Cosworth throttle body




And then onto the fuel lines




Still need to tig weld the return line at the 90 bend



And fix the 044 pump and tank



After removing the front of the car including the cross member the RS500 cooler was fitted into place



Then it was time to warm up the TIG and make a water return pipe



Whilst the TIG was out it was time to make the air intake



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Finally the MIG was dragged out to knock up some alternator brakets



All fitted into place with MGF hydraulic clutch setup showing



Alternator brackets done and mounted



Electric waper pump going in



Electric power steering pump going in



Last of the boost pipes being fabricated, just the welding to do



Top water hose



Hydraulic clutch done, incorporating coil pack mount




Rear brake lines going in



Quickshift made ready to fit when the box goes back in



Spherical rear top mounts fitted, plus fuel pump wiring and pipe work completed

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Whilst playing with wires I decided to replace all the dash gauges for Stack ones



Downpipe closeups




Doors done




Tailgate lightened



Fibreglass bonnet fitted



Front engine mount made up



Oil cooler fitted and connected




Front engine mount fininshed and VibraTechnics installed




I wasn't happy with the pedal box so I cut the floor and bulkhead out, modified the pedal box and moved it all down and forward

Manged to get another 60mm of leg room





Finally started fitting the door cards



Got the car weighed with all remaining parts in the car along with fluids and it came in at 930kg which isn't too bad considering the T16 weight
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Been a while but it is finished

New brakes




Sneaky peak of the final look





Swirl pot fitted to fuel system



Engine bay complete



Front end complete, including fiberglass bonnet and splitter



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Looking good was tho on Passion Ford?
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Yes, been a member of PF for years

Still love Cosworths
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Thought I remembered talking about it on PF, not been on there since I sold the MK5 RS2000 track car ages ago
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