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Old 24-08-2016, 06:56 PM   #1
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OMC V8 into a Race Car

I am the mad Hillclimber based in Norwich and I am now underway with my new project to build a two stroke powered race car to compete with the F1 engined four stoke cars. Previously I built a single seater with a Rotax 600cc twin cyl. engine (135hp) + CVT transmission which achieved 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. Now I am building a Sports car powered by an OMC 3.6litre V8 (1986 vintage) probably with a gearbox.
I have just purchased two of these standard V8's from the USA from which I will make, hopefully, one decent race engine.
ANY information/details/contact emails from anyone in the UK who currently runs this engine much appreciated.
ANYONE who has experience of EFI for this engine or fitting 4 or 8 expansion chambers to this engine, please PM me
ANYONE who wants a drive in the car and help finance the project, also PM me.
I am using - a Lynx 3000 Sports car from 1996 era with a big open back end for the exhaust systems, probably using a transaxle type transmission.

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Old 25-08-2016, 10:47 PM   #2
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Old 13-08-2017, 03:21 AM   #3
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wow that is amazing i have been looking for information on building a car that can run off a 275 v8 evinrude i have and you are the first fellow I've discovered to have done this do you mind sharing your work with a guy who would like to do the same i also have a 275 v6 cosworth england ltd Mercury. I have a vw super beetle i was wanting to put one in. thank you.
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