OK. A bit more on the car.
The car was designed by Martin Ogilvie the former Lotus formula 1 designer.
The car has a carbon/ kevlar honeycomb sandwich chassis. FW stands for Feather weight and the 400 was meant to be its weight in Kgs, currently it weighs about 410kgs wet. It is one of 5 cars built by Westfield.
It has a Rover K series 1800 engine currently giving 156 bhp. It has jenvey throttle bodies. We have a new K series with a VHPD head built by hellier to go in with dry sump and it should produce 210+ and will be in, hopefully by November. It has a Hewland LD 200 5 speed transaxle which is a semi stressed part of the chassis. It is a dogbox, which gives me my handle (Crunchie Gears). It has an engine speed prop shaft.
On this particular car the bodywork is all carbon.
The wheels are custom Image wheels with 3 studs. The uprights are aluminium. The shockers are Penske and are not adjustable as they where valved for the car.
The car is very noisy or should I say the gearbox is! When the car is on a blatt the cars in front and behind can hear the gearbox whine and changing gear is like a firework going off.
That said, it is a great car and I cannot wait to get the new engine in and it wrapped in Gold Leaf colours.
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