P76 - NZ Racecar
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1973 Leyland P76 Targa Florio Rally . The car started life as a Super Model V8 Auto Saloon. It was imported to New Zealand from Australia and purchased by the present owner as a used vehicle in 1980. After 400,000 Kms of normal family/business use the car was extensively modified in 1995 with the intention of competing in the Inaugaral Targa NZ Rally.
Specifications:
Body:-          Standard:-4 Door Saloon.
Modifications:-
Exterior.Front spoiler(XJS). Rear  Spoiler(Hybrid)-Front/Rear Towing Loop
Bonnet & Boot(Hood & Trunk). Fibreglass replica, cold air scoop.
Interior.Roll  Protection-4 Point 3" Racing Harness Interior:-Trip Meter. Intercom. Vidcam bracket/camera. Fire Extinguisher.
Chassis: Standard:-Front/Rear subframes, monocoque body. Power Steering
Modifications:-
Front sub Frame seam welded. Front Suspension Anti-roll bar (Hybrid). Strut tower brace.
Rear Anti-roll bar(Ford Falcon). Front/Rear springs lowered 25mm. Front/Rear shocks. increased damping. Rear springs(P76 Towing). Front camber adjustable. Nylothane Bushes.
Brakes.  Standard:-Front Calipers. Rear Drums. Modifications:-Front Discs(XA Falcon-Bathurst). Pads-Mintex racing.
Rear  Discs(XF Falcon) Mintex racing pads. Racing fluid.
Wheels:- Chrome Steel 15"x8"-adjusted to fit within body. Number-Six.
Tyres:-  BF Goodrich Comp T/A Steel Belted ZR245x50x15. Nummber Six.
Engine:- Standard:-Water Pump, Oil Pump, Con Rods, Crankshaft, Block. Modifications:-Rover 3500Heads(Stage 2). Modified sump baffles and pickup. Oil cooler. Muroso oil accumulator. Electric Fuel Pump. Tillison Starter. Rally grind Camshaft.  Capacity 4,700cc(Standard 4,400cc) Free flow headers.  3" exhaust. Harcourt Inlet manifold. HolleyCarb. K & N Air Filter. Mallory Performance Ignition(Electronic Pickup). Aluminium Radiator. Electric Cooling Fans.
Transmission:-Standard:- Borg Warner Differential Housing and Axles. Modified:-4 Speed GM Turbo 700 Auto Trans. Shift kitted. Electric Lock up Torque Converter. B & M  Sequential Gear Shifter. Limited Slip Diff. Modified Drive shaft.
Max Power-Standard:-190 HP @ 4500 RPM.
Modified:-340 HP @ 5,400 RPM.
Weight:-1350 Kgs          

 

 

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