I am still
questioning if building this or any race car is equally insane as
buying the first car, especially as the costs build up, even for a
relatively low cost build like this!
It continues the theam of the team name.
is based on a shortened Discovery 1 chassis with the engine and gear
box moved back in the chassis. I had decided to go down this route
as I had a very good chassis from a scrap car I purchased for spares,
it meant I could easily recover a lot of parts from the first car and
it meant I would be using many standard Land Rover parts that are
relatively cheap and easy to source.
protection and body panels are supplied by Tornado motor sport.
started the car was running a relatively standard Rover V8 3.9 engine
using the standard Hot-wire fuel injection. the transmission
consisted of standard four speed auto and transfer-box from a Land
Rover (lower ratios for better acceleration etc.)