Chaparral 2D Chevrolet group 6 (1966)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

2 units built, both converted from Chaparral 2A, 1 converted to Chaparral 2F
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Chevrolet Small Block gen. I 327, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, located middle longitudinally. Click here and here
5354cc, 101.6 x 82.55 mm
420 bhp / 313 KW @ 6800 rpm
cast-iron block 229.2mm height, aluminum alloy head
tufftride-hardened forged 1053-steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 58.4mm diameter
connecting rod length between centers 144.8mm, 50.8mm big end bearing diameter
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV), 2 valves / cylinder - 16 valves total
aspiration: natural with 4 Weber 48 IDA Carburetors
firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
water cooled

Chevrolet Big Block Mark IV 427, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Click here
6992cc, 107.95 x 95.5 mm
11.0:1
525 bhp / 392 KW @ 6000 rpm
460 lb·ft (620 N·m) @ 5200 rpm
cast iron Block with 248.9mm deck height and 123mm bore spacing, aluminium alloy head
forged premium alloy 5140 steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings, 70mm diameter
Moraine M400 aluminum plain main bearings
connecting rod length between centers 155.8mm
side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV). 2 valves / cylinder - 16 valves total
aspiration: natural with 4 Weber 58 IDM Carburetors
firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
water cooled
dry sump

Chaparral 6 speed automatic gearbox
fibreglass reinforced body on fibreglass monocoque with steel reinforcements chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension reversed lower wishbones, single top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
rack-and-pinion steering
discs, all-round
Length 4013 mm (158")
Width 1727 mm (68")
Height 1003 mm (39.5")
Wheelbase 2311 mm (91")
Track (fr/r) 1422 mm (56") / 1346 mm (53")
925kg


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Monza Targa Florio Spa Nurb Le Man Mugelo CdE Hock Montagna Nurb Zeltweg
Team 24h 12h 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h Hill climb 500km 500km
Chaparral Cars Inc., 2A-001 -> 2D001 (427) #65, wheel #12, oil leak #2, in entry list #7, 1st
Chaparral Cars Inc., 2A-001 -> 2D001 (327) #9, gene rator
Chaparral Cars Inc., 2A-002 -> 2D002 (427) #11, rear suspe nsion
Total points
10
10
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 5/1 1/0 2/0 1/1 1/0
Driver Team entries and car number
Chaparral Cars Inc.
Jo Bonnier 65 12 7 9
Phil Hill 65 12 2 7 9
Hap Sharp 11
Jim Hall 11 2

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Chassis 2D001 in Daytona '67
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Chassis 2D001 in Nurburgring '66
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Chassis 2D001 in Daytona '66
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Chassis 2D001 in Daytona '66
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1966 Chaparral 2D Daytona version with oil cooler on left rear fender area

Drawings

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