Race & Rally Parts
Talbot Sunbeam Lotus Grp 2 Tarmac Rally Car
TALBOT SUNBEAM LOTUS This car has had 1 rally since build, no money spared can be used for International Historics basically as new ...
The shell was completely stripped seam welded and strengthened with additional plating and gussets to works spec. Full weld in cage by Custom Cages of DaventryAluminium Bonnet Repositioned Fuel Filler position Works Alloy Arches were fitted and shell sprayed (Talbot Royal Blue) by Seaman Motorsport in Norwich.Heated Front Screen Glass drop glasses in the doors4mm Polycarbonate Rear Quarter and Tailgate windows.
Sealed rear compartment with 90 litre Aluminium Fuel Tank, Twin Red Top Fuel Pumps, Malpassi filter/pressure regulator, 10 litre Dry Sump Tank and Red Top Battery.Lifeline Zero 360 fully plumbed Fire extinguisher MSA Compliant Mud Flaps
The engine is a 2.2 Litre lotus 911 with a Gary Kemp Steel Crank, Saenz Rods and JE Pistons. The head is CNC machined and fitted with valves 1mm larger than standard Kent Cam valve Springs with special spring bases to give correct fitting length Fitted with Ravic Engine’s Rally Cams 48 Dellortos on 42 Chokes fitted to shortened inlet manifoldITG air filter Dry Sumped with a Pace pump and a 9 Litre tank in the boot. Remote oil filterStainless Steel “Works” Exhaust Manifold Stainless Steel Exhaust System with 3 boxes (97db @ 4500)All piping is steel braided with Earls fittings
The engine was assembled under the guidance of Phil Davison of Ravic Engines. The engine gave 226 BHP at 7300 rpm and 180 lb ft of torque from 5100 to 6500 rpm, on the engine dyno at Toovey Motorsport.“Works” Competition Engine Mounts The engine is 100% Historic compliant
COOLING Works water pump Works alloy radiator Separate header tank Works water rail kit Silicon hoses all round Cooling System is 100% Historic compliant
CLUTCH Helix cover with an 8½” AP 4 paddle Cerametallic , 1” x 23, driven plate. AP Thrust bearing and actuation fork mounted in bell housing to suit quick release gearbox.The clutch is 100% Historic compliant
GEARBOX Quick release Direct top close ratio ZF built by Brian Wileman. Mounted to Bell Housing via 2 dowels and 4 BoltsThe Gearbox is 100% Historic compliant
BACK AXLE Fully braced 4HA axle with a 4.56:1 (50 x 11) ratio and plated LSD. Rear Axle is 100% Historic compliant
BRAKES Adjustable Bias Peddle box with separate Master Cylinders for Front and Rear Brakes. The Calipers are AP 4 Pot CP2361 at the front and AP 2 Pot CP2382 at the rear 257mm by 21.0 mm Vented Discs all round. Aluminium Bells at the front and Steel at the rear All flexible brake hoses are braided. A 0.625” Hydraulic Handbrake is fitted in the standard position. Handbrake is fitted with a second lever to aid operation. Brakes are 100% Historic compliant
SUSPENSION Bilstein 280/80 Struts and 280/80 Rear Shock Absorbers. 270 lb Front Springs and 240 lb Rear Springs.
Works Spec Rear Axle links – Tubular top links and double strengthened bottom links ½” Rear Anti Roll Bar with Rose jointed attachments All the Rear Suspension Links are Rose Jointed at the Axle end. The Front Suspension TCAs and Brake reaction Rods are all Rose Jointed and Fully Adjustable.22mm Front Anti Roll Bar with rose jointed attachments Heavy duty Engine cross member with lowered rack mounts and negative camber and lowered TCA mounts A bronze bushed Steering Rack (2.2 lock to lock) with HD steering Arms and Track Rod Ends (Jim Little) HD Alloy Rack Clamp Suspension is set up for Tarmac with 3o negative Camber, 3o Caster and 1mm Toe out on each side.Suspension, Links and Cross member are 100% Historic compliant
ELECTRICS120 Amp alternator Power Amp high geared starter motor H&H Ignition system as used by Ravic Engines Modified standard wiring loom fully fused and relayed VDO Fuel gauge Oil pressure and temperature gaugesWater temperature gauge Push button start Navigator Horn, Headlight Flash, wipers and washer switches