Archive for July, 2012

Further bulk-head modifications

As one examines a certain Exige GT3 engine bay with the intent to plan the fluid passage-ways, one may find one’s self slightly stumped by the obnoxious and inconveniently located original Exige inner rear side panels. Said panels obstruct a vast amount of potential air flow from our modified GT3 side scoops; therefore making the location of the air intake, oil cooler, etc. quite obscure and inconvenient.
Yes it has been recognize that said panels do add some structural rigidity to the bulkhead and side pods, however after months if not YEARS of consideration, bickering, and heated argument…  THEY HAVE BEEN CUT OFF!!!

…..And then; the remaining sections where  reinforced by bonding carbon-Kevlar panels in place.

Now; we can plumb, duct, and mount to our hearts content!

Have a look at the pics and let us know what you think!!!

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Car dolly

Due to the car’s general lack of mobility, low working height, and dusty nature of the current body-work endeavours… The decision to get the N2 on a workshop roller dolly was finally made.
Since some spare stainless tubing made itself available after a substantial work-shop clean-up, it only seemed appropriate to construct an eccentric trellis frame worthy of holding such an elegant race machine.

I give you… The Caterham Seven roller dolly!!  Now all it needs is an engine, and we shall deem it: “Project N3”!!!

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Material: 38mm OD 1.5mm thick 304 stainless tubing, spare urethane 6000lb 360 degree castor wheels, and a whole lot of stainless welding rod.

I’ll stop the words and let the pics do the talking.

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Air shifter/ engine mount

Due to the unfortunate misplacement of our original engine/ air shifter brackets, we were forced to re-design and manufacture.
This being said we took the opportunity to improve upon our previous design. Initially we had a large block of aluminum water-jet cut to a rough profile, and then further machined for lightening and mounting points.

I’ll let the pictures do the talking.

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