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Front diffuser

Well we’re back on the Project N2 build, finally with a goal not to stop until she’s finished! Sorry to our followers, but its been a busy summer and we haven’t had much time to make progress on the build.

As an opener to the new ‘build season’, what better than to show the most recent progress made on the front of the car!

The design of the mounting points of the front diffuser has been re-visited and re-designed. Instead of bolting straight through the diffuser, we opted to bond on some aluminum panels in an effort to distribute the load of the support straps over a wider surface area. It also allows for a larger mounting surface for other future accessories, and a more sturdy surface for the thread rivets to bite into.
The straps have been custom made to be adjustable in an effort to enable us to trim the splitter for the best possible aerodynamic ground effect.

We hope you enjoy the pictures, and stay tuned… MORE TO FOLLOW!

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Carbon Fiber Rear Clam!!!

Seeing as we have a weight target of 780KG’s for the entire car, we decided to replace our glass fiber rear clam with a Carbon rear clam to keep the weight down.

We where able to track down a genuine Carbon Exige GT3  rear clam and I must say… Not only is this puppy light, but it’s a work of art. All of the fibre orientations and core materials are configured to keep the clam as stiff and strong as possible.

And since we had a genuine Exige, glass fiber GT3, and CF GT3 rear clams all at the shop… Naturally the first thing we did was, WEIGH THEM!!!

Origional Exige>> 24.3KG

GF GT3>> 16KG

CF GT3>> 8KG

Enjoy the pics.

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