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Old 02-18-2003, 16:30   #1 (permalink)
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FORD CAR SPECS



ENGINE

V8 Ford SVO 5,000cc cylinder iron block and aluminium heads.

Limited to maximum 7,500 RPM & 10:1 compression ratio

Power: 635 BHP & 455 ft lbs torque

Spark Plugs: Bosch

Engine Oil: Caltex Havoline Premium SAE 20W50



GEARBOX/DIFFERENTIAL

6-speed Holinger gearbox - Australian made

Gearbox Oil: Caltex RPM Borate 220

Differential: Ford 9 inch crownwheel and pinion.

Ratio per regulations and circuits 3:7, 3:5, 3:25.

Differential Oil: Caltex Synstar 85W 140



BRAKES

Front: Brembo Monobloc 6 piston front Calipers Disc 360 by 35mm

Rear: Harrop 4 piston Calipers Disc 330 by 28mm

Brake Fluid: Caltex GP 600 Racing Brake Fluid



OTHER

Performance: Top Speed 298 kph @ Bathurst

0-100kph: 4.0 seconds

Wheels: Oz wheels 17 inch by 12 inch

General lubricant (wheel nuts): Caltex Chain & Bar Oil

Tyres: Dunlop V8 Supercar Control Tyre

Seat: Recaro

Steering Wheels: Sportsline (RPM)

Weight: Regulation 1350kg minimum
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Old 02-18-2003, 16:54   #2 (permalink)
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Am I the only one who noticed that the car was wearing Russell's #9 and not Marcose's #4 at the track day yesterday.

What's that all about? Has there been any word on them switching numbers??????


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Old 02-18-2003, 17:14   #3 (permalink)
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is that the biggest front spoiler ever or what...can you imagine how many of those are going to be destroyed in an off field excursion
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Old 02-18-2003, 17:37   #4 (permalink)
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Not the best paint job yet - and what's up with the exhaust where it exits? Looks like it hasn't got the side skirts...
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I'm with you FF on the paint scheme, and I think his AU had a better looking paint scheme.

I definitely don't like the cheap and nasty plastic headlight cover look.
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Old 02-18-2003, 17:43   #6 (permalink)
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I'd say it was unfinished ... the shot of the back proves it - not one sponser ... sif thats gonna happen on the final car :p
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the yellow lights look horrible.

there better be an improvement of the paint scheme or ill be disapointed cause its a waste of a tuff car
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Apparently they were lucky to make it out on track at all because the car wasn't finished. The paint job was just a quickie to get the sponsors names on the car for the telly. Its hardly finished. (I do hope they remove them yellow lights. yuck!)
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They used the #9 for the tyre situation. By using Russell's number those tyres are allocated to the #9 car. There must be some strategic plan with tyres. And I also heard that the car is not finished, I hope so as it needs a bit of work to match the other great looking BA's that have been launched
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i think those lights are supposed to look like eyes or something
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