1959 Turner Coventry Climax
1959 Turner Coventry Climax 60414 FWA 4008979 Holiday Special price $
This 1959 Turner MK1 Coventry Climax is a very special example of the Turner Sports Car. Now is your chance to own a fully documented Turner race car with history. Cylinder Head. Fully machined combustion chambers and ports. Finished and polished. All new 37 and 32mm or 35.5 and 31mm valves. New high performance valve springs, new guides, recut or replaced seats. New high tensile head studs. New Kent Camshaft with variable timing sprocket, modified carrier and studs. Aluminium inlet manifolds Engine New liners and new special CP Carrillo forged pistons. New special forged rods, Steel Climax Crank. Three main bearing caps in billet steel. Remanufactured High Delivery oil pump with 34mm gears. 6mm Steel sump plate. New steel timing gear and chain, remanufactured water pump with new pulley. Sprite close ratio, straight cut transmission, sprite rear with two addition gear diffs
First developed in 1959, the MK1 Turner was typically fitted with a BMC type power-plant. This particular car, chassis # 60-414 WNT-227 was one of only 17 cars to receive a 1098cc Coventry Climax engine, at that time being used in the Lotus 11. Thus making it a Turner MK1 Climax. Life started for this car in the Turner Factory in December of 1959
This car is stunning right hand drive. Meticulously maintained and ready to race. Own this piece of history and enjoy racing to its fullest. Multiple log books and full documentation
Spare wheels, rear, and boxes of parts. Car has VSCCA log books. Qualifies for all vintage racing and car easily be FIA approved
New alluminum inner panels and dashboard.
Custom build front end (removable) for easy access yet retains its original appearance.
The body was totally reconditioned and painted Gulf Oil racing colors.
Frame up restoration from 2009-2011
This car has run over 95 vintage races with many podium finishes,
Includes a letter from Dave Scott and the Turner Registre verifying the history.
Two binders of documents and history included.
Shipping anywhere in the world available.
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