WikiWirral Share a Little Learn a Lot about your Wirral
Forum Stats
12222 Members
65 Forums
72734 Topics
980343 Posts
80 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
101 registered (11kendo, 17 invisible), 1468 Guests and 220 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
On-street parking charges dropped 413
Ceiling needs smoothing 350
TS Indefatigable 283
Patio work 253
Hezballah 227
Sea Shepherd 210
vet fees 202
Seeking old pictures of Egerton Street area, Birkenhead 89
Re sizing 79
Am I missing something ? 63
New General Forums
Am I missing something ?
by dizdazdoz
16th Feb 2017 12:46pm
Valentines Day---Help From The Ladies
by fish5133
10th Feb 2017 7:35pm
Happy BirthdaY
by Vanmanone
10th Feb 2017 2:51am
Warning!!!
by muzzy2
9th Feb 2017 9:09am
New Wirral History
Seeking old pictures of Egerton Street area, Birkenhead
by yoller
19th Feb 2017 7:53pm
TS Indefatigable
by granny
18th Feb 2017 3:32pm
RIP : Chris Kay
by granny
31st Aug 2016 9:25am
Children's home on the Overchurch
by xleahx
26th Apr 2011 7:01pm
Stanlow Abbey
by ghostly1
4th Dec 2008 10:09pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
TS Indefatigable
by granny
Yesterday at 11:12 PM
Missing
by granny
Yesterday at 11:10 PM
Samick Greg Bennett UK50 Ukulele
by j_demo
Yesterday at 09:24 PM
Stanlow Abbey
by techgran
Yesterday at 09:07 PM
2x Brit Floyd tickets 3rd March City entrance
by ambersmum
Yesterday at 06:35 PM
Sherwood 2x30W amp with phono - £35; other hifi
by montyz
Yesterday at 04:09 PM
vet fees
by starakita
Yesterday at 03:48 PM
Lobbying the council
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 03:29 PM
Changes to bin collections
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 03:27 PM
February
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Lion Salt Works/Weaver Hall Museum
by venice
19th Feb 2017 12:19pm
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
13th Feb 2017 8:50pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#99207 - 26th Jun 2005 11:58pm Nice (fast) Saxo
DavidB Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 7th Dec 2003
Posts: 5595
Loc: Bebington, Wirral


Quote:
We've taken a VTS and stripped it down to the chassis. A Yamaha R1 (1000cc) bike engine has been fit where the back seats usually reside. Supported by the roll cage trailing arms provide the rear suspension. A diff and drive shaft from an old Ford have been used to utilise the chain drive to power the rear wheels. All the weight now lies in the middle of the car and the engine develops around 180bhp @ 12,000 revs.

A recent runway test has shown a top speed of 140mph @ 10,000rpm and 0-60 in under 4 secs. 55mph is possible in 1st gear and the sequential gear box provides 6 forward gears, but no reverse! Reverse now by way of a push button starter motor system.

Cobra bucket seats used up front, bolted directly to the floor. A roof chop has been done, the new roof made of fibre glass. All windows replaced with plastics.

Self build kits are avaliable and the car is SVA tested and road legal but obviously more at home on a track!








Quote:

The car on display cost £14,800. A self build kit would be completable for around £10,000 without the roof chop.
yes
_________________________
"C20 LET bang"

Top
AutoWirral : Advertising
Click me for more Information......

WikiWirral Numbers : Between 150 and 200 New Members Every Month. With Over 3,500 unique visits and 35,000 Page Views each day. Average +500 Search Engines Daily and over 1,000,000 Million Page views a Month. Advertising from £20 . Click Me
#99208 - 27th Jun 2005 9:58am Re: Nice (fast) Saxo
Cali_16v Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 17th May 2004
Posts: 6261
Loc: Birkenhead
cool. very rev happy little motor.
_________________________



Top
#99209 - 27th Jun 2005 7:18pm Re: Nice (fast) Saxo
Anonymous
Unregistered


Some people do some amazing things to cars! smile

Would love a go in that! laugh

Top
#99210 - 27th Jun 2005 9:03pm Re: Nice (fast) Saxo
DavidB Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 7th Dec 2003
Posts: 5595
Loc: Bebington, Wirral
I dislike Saxo's, but that's amazing. I love the little french cars with engines in the back.
_________________________
"C20 LET bang"

Top
#99211 - 27th Jun 2005 9:44pm Re: Nice (fast) Saxo
Gary Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 22nd Dec 2003
Posts: 1328
Loc: Wirral
why would you put a 1000cc in a car to improve it from a 1600 cc, i know its an R1 engine which are good but mainly due to the bike being so light

Top
#99212 - 27th Jun 2005 10:15pm Re: Nice (fast) Saxo
Cali_16v Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 17th May 2004
Posts: 6261
Loc: Birkenhead
read, it revs to 12000 rpm, and can do 55mph in first, even the 1.6 cant do that. and a0-60 in 4 seconds thats like jays scooby. all from a 1000cc engine
_________________________



Top
#99213 - 27th Jun 2005 10:56pm Re: Nice (fast) Saxo
Gary Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 22nd Dec 2003
Posts: 1328
Loc: Wirral
yeah but would you be ***** on a paxo? oohh yeah revs to 12000 rpm , really reliable. and i cant see any 2WD car doinf 0-60 in under 4 seconds imo

Top

Moderator:  StuyMac 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
vet fees
by eggandchips
Yesterday at 12:01 AM
Seeking old pictures of Egerton Street area, Birkenhead
by yoller
19th Feb 2017 7:53pm
Lion Salt Works/Weaver Hall Museum
by paxvobiscum
18th Feb 2017 9:19pm
Patio work
by steamfan
18th Feb 2017 3:45pm
TS Indefatigable
by granny
18th Feb 2017 3:32pm
For Sale & Free
Samick Greg Bennett UK50 Ukulele
by j_demo
Yesterday at 09:24 PM
2x Brit Floyd tickets 3rd March City entrance
by ambersmum
Yesterday at 06:35 PM
Sherwood 2x30W amp with phono - £35; other hifi
by montyz
Yesterday at 04:09 PM
Gaming pc
by Cjoshea
18th Feb 2017 9:47pm
ESCHENBACH Illuminated Magnifiers
by buddy
15th Feb 2017 1:12pm
Featured Member
Registered: 23rd Oct 2013
Posts: 4
Newest Members
vonny, Vkj530, SunsetP, RachelBinns, Rog0137
12222 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Lion Salt Works/Weaver Hall Museum
by paxvobiscum
18th Feb 2017 9:19pm
Patio work
by steamfan
18th Feb 2017 3:45pm
Ceiling needs smoothing
by yr20405
15th Feb 2017 1:52am
Info? Bill Dobson, Photographer, Martins Bank
by diggingdeeper
13th Feb 2017 12:10pm
War Museum
by missmahjong
12th Feb 2017 1:24pm
News : New Topics
Hezballah
by venice
17th Feb 2017 11:15am
On-street parking charges dropped
by oldpm01
15th Feb 2017 9:10am
Thousands raised for children of cancer couple.
by fish5133
13th Feb 2017 3:01pm
Lost ladies Swarovski watch
by spider
13th Feb 2017 10:36am
M53 closed in both directions between J2 and J3
by diggingdeeper
9th Feb 2017 10:00pm
New Enthusiast Forums
vet fees
by eggandchips
Yesterday at 12:01 AM
Sea Shepherd
by venice
16th Feb 2017 1:06pm
Sounds of the Sixties
by paxvobiscum
11th Feb 2017 8:53pm
Hospital
by cools
10th Feb 2017 9:53am
X Box One S
by rossie
9th Feb 2017 8:56am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 7:16am
Sunset Tue 5:35pm
Local Time Tue 2:29am
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me