For the Chevrolet TVR Tuscan this bank holiday Monday. 18 yes 18 months since I have been in the hot seat of the chevy and I’m really looking forward to it as you can imagine. Steve over at Powercrazy Motorsport has been playing with the mapping on the car. We have gone from 450Lbs/Ft way up to 535Lbs/Ft that is a whooping jump.
The car is going to be very quick as it has a very impressive 507 BHP to add to the torque. I have a vague feeling of scariness and trepidation going through folly flat out, I expect that to focus my mind the first time through . Not having been in the car for so long and I have to say looking at the entry list, I will be in at the deep end. Still can’t really wait to find out what the car will do. I have put big rubber on and look forward to a sunny Monday afternoon.
Two races have been taken out of the race calendar for this year. Brands Hatch GP 1st May as my car does not conform to regulations of the V8 series . Also I have had to take out Donnington park in September as it clashes with a family commitment. I am looking into other race opportunities and will let you know of any new dates as and when I get them sorted out. Not long till the season kicks off at Thruxton.
with the engine install this week. What with the English weather in winter flu and kids viruses have cobble much work that was planned to be done on the car. Still now spring has sprung we have made a little progress as you can see. Alternator has now been sorted and I am using one from a boat engine as it is small and robust but does not weigh a lot ticked most boxes and above all we have just managed to get it in there. The original thought was to mount it off the dry pump hanging bracket but when we came to weld on brackets etc we soon found that there was not enough clearance from the collecter exhaust pipe. We now have it hung up near the top front of the induction manifold out of the way of the induction pipes that will come over the front edge of the rocker covers.