Tech Spec

Classic Ford - - HOMEBUILT HERO -

Body

1983 Mk1 Fiesta, rear floor re­moved, mid­mounted bulk­head, roll cage/space frame chas­sis, car­bon fi­bre bon­net, tail­gate and rear spoiler, shaved fuel filler. Paint: Porsche 7A1 Gauschswarz

En­gine

1200cc Kawasaki ZX-12R Ninja in­line four cylin­der, remapped ECU, cus­tom ex­haust with Akrapovic end can, bike ra­di­a­tor. Power: 190 bhp

Trans­mis­sion

Kawasaki six-speed se­quen­tial mated to Sierra Cosworth cen­tre sec­tion with LSD, cus­tom Beres­ford shafts, up­rated bil­let clutch bas­ket, Bar­net clutch pad­dles

Sus­pen­sion

Front: GAZ Gold coil-overs. Rear: cus­tom wish­bones and track rods, GAZ Gold coil overs

Brakes

Front: XR2 cal­lipers with vented and drilled discs. Rear: Sierra Cosworth cal­lipers, Fiesta vented and drilled front discs ma­chined to fit, Ar­row Engi­neer­ing bias pedal box

Wheels And Tyres

6x13 inch Ally Cats, Di­a­mond cut and re­painted in Satin Black, with Yoko­hama A048 tyres

In­te­rior

Sparco seats, flocked Fiesta dash hous­ing bike in­stru­ments, OMP steer­ing wheel, car­bon door cards

Thanks

John Acott of JR Au­tos for the paint, Ju­lian Gud­geon and Daryl Grif­fiths for the body and panel work, and Wayne Caplin for loads of stuff in­clud­ing the wiring

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