The 100 HP 1256

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Re: The 100 HP 1256

Postby hbpeter » Sun Aug 22, 2021 5:52 pm

Seen this car, fantastic piece of work, very well done.

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Re: The 100 HP 1256

Postby Fred Dukes » Sat Oct 02, 2021 10:17 am

Definitely needs a article for the magazine - share it with the membership :wink:
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Re: The 100 HP 1256

Postby LittleDave » Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:10 pm

hbpeter wrote:Seen this car, fantastic piece of work, very well done.

Peter


Heard the story in person at the Enfield Pageant, I like lunacy.

I live in Ford Country, and when I found myself with a mint bare but panelled LHD Sunbeam Alpine shell and no idea what to do with it, a rusty donor was found, but then a friend and I had a brainstorm and searched the sheds and scrappers lying around.

It ended up with a twin cam efi, turbo technics kit, intercooled, 5 speed box, 4 linked ford rear end on coil overs, hydraulic quick rack pas, disc brakes front and rear, servo assisted on standard Ford management. Without cutting the shell. Finished off with a " Ford Power" starter button, the only real clue, the car looked bog standard.

Long live the lunacy, good to see young guys at it too.
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