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ENGINE - GORDINI
Race spec 807 Gordini motor breathing thru twin 40 DCOEs
Stock power of 90HP has been upped to 147HP at 6,210
1565 cc motors is 150 lbs lighter than the Lotus-Ford twin cam AND makes 32 more horsepower!
Rear suspension is comprised of boxed steel trailing arms running near parallel to the chassis center, a lower lateral link attaching the bottom of the aluminum hub to the bottom of the gearbox carrier, and the half-shaft acting as an upper lateral link. The upright/hub is aluminum and locates, via a series of bearings, a steel stub axle connected to the half-shaft.
1/4" toe in R
2 degrees negative camber R
Front suspension is based on the ubiquitous Triumph upright and trunion. A-arms are
3-sided bent steel, of unequal length.
750# front springs
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