1966 Lotus Cortina

45,157 €

Lotus Cortina Reg No 293 YLG [ UTB 457D ] Chassis No BA74EK59740 Current Mileage recorded on Odometer 4789 Current MOT issued 9 November 2017. Former Keepers 5 Acquired by Current Keeper 16-09-1994. The original shell was not satisfactory for extensive reinforcement so a replacement shell was found and converted to a 1966 Airflow model. The Preparation work was carried out by Pat Johnson Motorsport to the standard required for International Stage Rallying in 1994 [The first event being the 1000 lakes Rally in Finland ] The shell was subjected to descaling , strengthening and a full repaint . The vehicle has just had a rebuild and repainted by Stamford Bridge Motors . With all defective parts being replaced in 2017. Engine : Built by QED 1558 plus 40 thou . Rally cams on a Big Valve gas flowed head . 167 BHP @ xxxx revs Torque @ xxx revs. The Engine was set up by Motoscope . Tony Law Big bore exhaust system Gear box . Ford 2000 E with improved internals Rear Axle Reinforced with modified Large halfshaft bearings . Ratio 3.77 for touring Events . Spare 4.125 diff available . Front Suspension : Front Wedged Struts with Koni internal unit in a special casing . Springs : Forest poundage Set high for Forest Stages . Front Anti Rollbar : adjustable for the Castor Angle . Rear Suspension : Lotus 3 leaf springs set for Stage Rallying Adjusable Koni Shock absorbers . Fuel Tank .: Internal by Ralloy 11 gallon capacity . Brakes : 16 P callipers Mintex 1144 pads. Rear Shoes VG 95 Linings . Hydraulic Handbrake Servo Assisted with extra large ratio of 2.5 Rally Instrumentation Halda Tripmaster Branz Rallytimer Internal lights . Shortwave Radio

Year: 1966
Make: Lotus
Model: Cortina
Price: 45,157 €
Dealer: Speedmaster Limited
Speedmaster Limited
Vendor:Speedmaster Limited
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