The donor car was a partially dismantled 1968 1300 GT Junior, although a RHD UK car, it had lived much of its life in Italy. On the surface the car showed all the traditional rusty areas for 105 coupes, rusty floor pans, window apertures and front valance, however, the main structure, sills and chassis members of the car were clearly in good condition.
The shell was fine media blasted to remove all the paint, filler, underseal and sound deadening. It was then blasted with a heavier media in localised areas to remove corrosion from the structural areas which were not being replaced. New panels were fitted to restore the shell; this included floor pans, outer sills, front valance, stepfront corner repairs, headlamp retaining panels, base of rear screen, wing bottoms and rear wheel arches. The shell was then seam welded, seam sealed, undersealed prior to painting on a rotisserie, with a wet flat and polish finish throughout.
Front suspension installed with the following products:-
Rear supension installed with the following products:-
Front brake lines made up for non-servo system using our RHD dual circuit adjustable pedal box. New steering box and idler box installed along with our rose-jointed track rod kit.
Alfaholics 55L aluminium foam filled trackday fuel tank installed along with new rear light units.
Alfaholics 6-pot front brakes fitted along with new sidelights, and our crystal polycarbonate headlights with H4 xenon kits.
Engine and gearbox installed. Engine is our top spec 2011 generation 2.0 Nord engine producing 214BHP built with the following components:-
Gearbox rebuilt with all new internals and customer chosen upgrade of our GTA close ratio drilled gear kit.
Engine bay completed; as the engine is running on our 3D mapped ignition system, the HT leads run through the firewall just like our Twin Spark engined cars.
Our customer's focus for use will be mainly trackdays and rally events, so the interior will be more stripped out, like Max's car, than the recent builds we have completed. The tunnel and rear seat area will be exposed areas of body shell and thus have been wet flatted to get a show finish. Dashboard fitted with FIA master switch and will be soon fitted with a remote pull for the plumbed in gas fire extinguisher. Rally trip meter installed for rally event compliance.
Car 99% completed and ready for road testing and rolling road work to optimise the fuelling and ignition settings.
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