About this project

This project has been inspired by the fire breathing big BHP Group B rally cars that were banned in the mid 1980's. With a love for these cars in mind I'm creating a mid engine RWD track day car using a MK6 Escort as the base car and a Subaru Impreza turbo engine/gearbox to power it.

With the Subaru engine being quite light and having a low centre of gravity, (due to the flat 4 configuration) the car should have a good power to weight ratio and hopefully handle well, with a good suspension setup.

Archive for January, 2009

Front brakes

Willwood 4 pot calipers with 285mm discs and the 2 piece wheel adaptors to change the 4 stud to 5 stud.

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Splitter

The front splitter is now taking shape and bolted solid to the front cross member, i will probably cover it in some carbon look sheet.

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Rear end

This is pretty much how its going to look, ive cut a hole and fitted some mesh to let the heat out.

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Adjustable top mounts

I have modified the top mounts to make them adjustable so i can get some negetive camber for some more grip.

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Intercooler

Intercooler nicely plumbed in.

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