For this Haynes Roadster build I'm going to use a Ford Sierra Front differential but the Cosworth sump will be thrown away. To regain some strength some new mounts will need to be designed and drawn.
There are tons of components on this Locost build, some may seem insignificant, but somewhere down the line you will find that they clash with something much more major. E.g. this Sierra 4x4 Front Driveshaft Cover.
Every part of this Haynes Roadster will be drawn up in AutoCad. The next component to be drawn is the Ford Sierra Front Differential.
Sourcing coilover shocks for your Locost or Haynes Roadster build need not cost a fortune. I've bought 4 of these Motorbike shocks for less than 50 pounds - including postage.
Like many Locosts or Haynes Roadsters this build will use a Sierra Tripod Differential. Drawing it up in AutoCad has taken quite a few lunch hours!. I did notice that the Lobro and Tripod casing had very subtle changes
Finding a Ford Escort Cosworth 4x4 LSD Diff for this Locost / Haynes Roadster build has taken ages. The prices are rocketing and the choices are getting limited. Luckily, I have mine.
Ford Sierra 100mm Rear Stub Axles drawn up in CAD.
For this Haynes Roadster build I've drawn up Ford Granada 5 stud Axle Flanges in AutoCad. The dimensions will be used to decide upon brake options at a later date.
For this Haynes Roadster build I have decided to start again.