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Sunbeamlotus

Mk1 polo hayabusa

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Sunbeamlotus

Started this few years ago in short the spec will be

 

mk1 polo shell 

berg cup suspension 

hayabusa engine in FWD configuration 

 

this is the car as advertised 

 

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Hayabusa engine and loom 

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Some very nice repairs on the shell

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New bulkhead and stitched front end 

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Rear welding and brace 

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Some tig welding 

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Rear beam 

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Shifter 

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Top mount mod 

 

now  golf 

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Some more bits and bobs 

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New coil overs most of the suspension is hand made around mk1 gold components 

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Sunbeamlotus

The hayabusa is a big lump and just about fits 

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New steering arms made in t45 thin wall and en24 plugs all tig welded up....... just look at the welding on the old one  ! 

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Engine mounting ! 
 

this will mount a hayabusa engine into any mk1 mk2 polo sits on mk2 escort mounts again t45 thin wall and en24 plugs 

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Grp bumpers 

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setch

very neat. how are you mounting the rad? it doesn't look like she is giving you much room to play with. Any pics of the diff setup?

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Ford LSD mk2 shafts cut to length all custom made with DID chain from a drag bike.

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Dry sump 

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dvderlm

Getting better and better. I was wondering how the gearbox to driveshafts was going to work.

 

Dry sumped  - for slalom, hillclimb? 

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setch

bikes tend to have a very deep sump as they need to be narrow. Prob wouldn't fit height wise as standard. Old SAE favorite fiesta RS diff then? looking good

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Engine in

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Home made grp arch kit made from my own pattern parts

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Car up and running 

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foreststu

Saw this hayabusa Mk1 Polo at Caffeine & Machine back around New Year, you go yellow before your last post or is it a twin!

 

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Sunbeamlotus

Yep ...... I changed the colour so I could find it in a carpark 

 

its been out out a few times .... even shopping in Lidl 

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