The front propshaft for a 4×4 Locost 7 has to clear numerous components such as the starter, exhaust & steering. There needs to be a central Universal Joint.
The Citroen BX rack has meant several changes to the steering, propshaft and exhaust manifolds
The Ford Sierra Front Differential has finally been mounted to this Haynes Roadster Chassis.
I’ve made up a custom aluminium housing to replace the section that would be part and parcel of the sump. A 4×4 Haynes Roadster has been a lot of work.
I’ve started to mock up the front 4×4 system. In CAD everything looked extremely tight. I spent ages moving components back and forth to get everything to fit. So far, in the mock up. There looks like bags of room.…
Building a 4×4 Kit Car isn’t easy. Building a 4wd sports car from scratch is even harder. Getting the Sierra front differential to fit has been slow but surprisingly simple.
A Haynes Roadster 4×4 needs a special Ford Sierra Front Differential. The Sierra one needs a far bit of modification, but it’ll be worth the effort.
Haynes Roadster 4×4 are thin on the ground. The Ford Sierra Front Differential needs a fair amount of modification to fit. As does the chassis and sump.
When you are building a Four Wheel Drive (4×4) Haynes Roadster, the engine will sit a long way behind the front differential. Therefore, there will need to be some pretty radical modifications to the standard sub.
There are not many Kit Cars with 4wd, I am starting to work out why. Hopefully, I have everything sorted now and this Rover V8 Haynes Roadster is 4×4.
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