Hyundai Accent LC WRC3 (2002)
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2000: Hyundai Accent LC WRC2000
2001: Hyundai Accent LC WRC2
2002: Hyundai Accent LC WRC3

Specifications

Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5611 (17/03 WR, 26/04 WR)
Years active 2002 - 2003 Homologation start: 1/3/2002, 1/4/2003
Homologation end: 31/12/2010
Engine
Type Beta G4GF, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse with 15o front inclination
Capacity 1995 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 3391.5 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 84.0 x 90.0
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 5300 rpm 59.1 kgm (580 Nm) / 3500 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 55mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 149.9mm, big end bearing diameter 49mm
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt and chain driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total. 32mm inlet valves diameter, 27.5mm exhaust valves diameter. 25.5o angle between inlet valves axis and vertical, 0o angle between exhaust valves axis and vertical
Aspiration Garrett/Allied Signal TR30R turbocharger (high temp ferrous alloy turbine 60mm diameter, aluminium compressor 69.1mm diameter) with air/water intercooler, 34mm turbo restrictor and catalytic converter fitted. Hyundai/Pectel T10 multipoint electronic fuel injection pressure: 2 bar
Ignition Hyundai/Pectel T10 electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system wet sump
Transmission
Type four wheel drive X-trac 6-speed sequential, mounted longitudinally
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.000/1 (36/12)
2nd: 2.143/1 (30/14)
3rd: 1.611/1 (29/18)
4th: 1.316/1 (25/19)
5th: 1.118/1 (19/17)
6th: 0.960/1 (24/25)
R: 2.833/1 (12/15/34)
1st: 3.000/1 (36/12)
2nd: 2.333/1 (35/15)
3rd: 1.750/1 (28/16)
4th: 1.421/1 (27/19)
5th: 1.210/1 (23/19)
6th: 1.042/1 (25/24)
R: 2.833/1 (12/15/34)
1st: 3.250/1 (39/12)
2nd: 2.286/1 (32/14)
3rd: 1.706/1 (29/17)
4th: 1.368/1 (26/19)
5th: 1.130/1 (26/23)
6th: 0.96/1 (24/25)
R: 2.833/1 (12/15/34)
Diffrential ratio front/rear: 5.349/1 (31/15 x 44/17)
engine transfer box: 1.056/1 (19/18)
engine bell housing: 1.000/1 (24/24), 0.960/1 (24/25), 0.952/1 (20/21), 0.917/1 (22/24), 0.885/1 (23/26), 0.875/1 (21/24), 0.852/1 (23/27), 0.846/1 (22/26), 0.840/1 (21/25), 0.778/1 (21/27), 0.815/1 (22/27), 0.800/1 (20/25)
output from clutch to helical gears reducer (bell housing), then to bevel gears 1st transfer box (19/18), then to gearbox input primary shaft. 2 outputs from secondary gearbox's shaft, 1st to front differential housing with bevel gear transfer box (31/15) and helical gears active hydro/electronically controlled front differential (44/17), 2nd to active hydro/electronically controlled viscous coupler (center differential), and then to rear differential housing with bevel gear transfer box (31/15) and helical gears limited slip rear differential (44/17). 50%-50% F-R torque distribution
Clutch dry carbon double disk
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque LC chassis with roll-cage. Front/rear steel tubular subframes. 3 door liftback bodyshell with extended steel wheel arches, polypropylene/EPDM bumpers and rear plastic spoiler
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbones, coil springs and Proflex gas shock absorbers, cabin adjustable antiroll bar
Rear suspension mac pherson strut with 2 lower "wishbone" links and 1 longitudinal arm, coil springs and Proflex gas shock absorbers, cabin adjustable antiroll bar
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic power assistance
Brakes ventilated front/rear disks with 280-390mm disk diameter and 2/4/6/8 aluminium piston calipers.
tarmac: 368/304mm diameter with 6/4 piston calipers front/rear
gravel: 304mm diameter with 4 piston calipers front/rear
dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.200 m (165.4") width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.332 m (52.4")
wheelbase: 2.440 m (96.1") front track: 1.550 m (61.0") rear track: 1.550 m (61.0")
Rims - tires tarmac: 8" x 18", gravel: 7 x 15" Michelin, tarmac: 20x65/18
Weight 1230 kg
Weight/power 4.1 kg/HP
Fuel tank 70-120 lt

Garrett TR30R Turbocharger features:
T25 type ball bearing cartridge.
The bearing races are made from M50 material and the retainer from silicon-bronze for high temperature capability.
An air-cooled center housing with turbo speed pickup boss.
Thin wall stainless steel turbine housing with V-Band inlet and outlet and attached with a V-Band.
The turbine housing is shielded with an activated carbon cloth heat shield.
Mar-M 247 turbine wheel material is good up to 1050C/1922F turbine inlet temperature.
The compressor housing is attached to a standard back plate with a V-Band.
Billet 5-axis machined aluminum compressor wheel.


Results in WRC

Statistics

2002 2003 2004 2005 Total
Works
Races 12 10 22
Entries/finishes 32/17 27/13 59/30 (50.8%)
Others
Races/wins 6 1 7
Entries/finishes 3/2 1/1 11/3 1/0 16/6 (37.5%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 12 10 6 1 29
Entries/finishes 35/19 28/14 11/3 1/0 75/36 (48%)
Total points 35 13 6 54
(1.862 per race)
(0.720 per entry)

Races

Works team:

  • works: Hyundai Castrol W.R.T. (2000-2002)
  • works1: Hyundai World Rally Team (2003+)
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE TdC ESP CY ARG GRE KEN FIN DE SR NZ AUS RAC
Armin Schwarz
Manfred Hiemer
works 13th 16th 7th fuel pres sure 9th alter nator 13th acci dent acci dent 10th eng ine dri ver ill
Freddy Loix
Sven Smeets
works 9th 10th ele ctri cal eng ine clu tch 9th eng ine 28th 6th acci dent 8th
Tomasz Kuchar
Maciej Szczepaniak
works acce lera tor 14th
Juha Kankkunen
Juha Repo
works 7th sus pen sion 8th acci dent 5th eng ine 9th
Natalie Barratt
Roger Freeman
21st mec hani cal 22nd
Total points
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35 2 1 4 4 2 3 2 12 5
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 32/17 3/2 2/2 2/2 3/1 3/1 3/1 3/2 2/0 2/1 3/3 3/0 3/2
Others starts/finishes 3/2 1/1 1/0 1/1

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Freddy Loix in Australia '03
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