Lola T70 Mk 2 group 6 (1966)

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32 units built
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Analytical specifications and drawings

V8 (90o) cylinder
5354cc capacity
OHV with 2 valves per cylinder
Natural aspiration with 4 x Weber 48 IDA Carburetors
Power output, 400 HP
Torque, 400 lb-ft @ 5600 rpm

Chevrolet Big Block, 427

Ford Small Block 302, V8
4942cc, 101.6 x 76.2 mm
520 bhp / 388 kW @ 7,800 rpm
cast-iron block, aluminium head
OHV - 2 valves / cylinder
4 Weber 48 IDA Carburetors

Water cooled with fully ducted radiator mounted at the front of the car
One light alloy oil cooler mounted in the tail and ducted

Hewland LG500-82, 4 speed Manual gearbox
Chevrolet engine
1st: 2.083/1 (50/24)
2nd: 1.433/1 (43/30)
3rd: 1.206/1 (41/34)
4th: 1.027/1 (38/37)

Hewland LG500, 4 speed Manual gearbox
Ford engine
1st: 2.261/1 (52/23)
2nd: 1.419/1 (44/31)
3rd: 1.206/1 (41/34)
4th: 1.055/1 (38/36)

final drive, 3.308/1 (43/13)
drive shafts with Rotoflex inner joints and BRD outer joints
dry triple disk Borg and Beck clutch
riveted steel (15%) and aluminium (85%) monocoque chassis, 1.25 x .083 inch Steel tubes. 2 door spyder bodyshell.
Lightweight fiberglass panels. Front section quickly removable by withdrawing "pip pins", giving good access to front suspension and water cooling system. Tail section similarly removable for access to engine, transmission, and rear suspension. Includes ducting to rear brakes and to engine and transmission oil coolers. Front windshield of DOT approved safety glass with side curtains of plexi-glass

Front suspension double wishbones, 315 lbs/in coil springs over Armstrong shock absorbers, 3/4" diameter anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing arms, 260 lbs/in coil springs over Armstrong shock absorbers, 5/8" diameter anti-roll bar

BMC (from Austin 1100) rack-and-pinion steering with leather covered 11" diameter steering wheel
disk brakes 12" diameter by 1" thick, front and rear, mounted on light alloy bells with Girling aluminium 4 piston calipers and Ferodo DS11 pads. Twin master cylinders 17.8mm diameter actuated by a balance bar adjustable for bias. Air ducting to brakes. Calipers are of extreme duty endurance type
Width: 1850 mm / 72.8"
Height: 950 mm / 37.4"
Wheelbase: 2413 mm / 95"
Track, front, 1448 mm / 57" with 8" rims
Track, front, 1372 mm / 54" with 10.5" rims
Track, rear, 1461 mm / 57.5" with 10" rims
Track, rear, 1372 mm / 54" with 14" or 17" rims
wheels, front 8 x 15", rear 10 x 15"
tires, front 9.20 - 10.60 x 15" or 550/15", rear 12.00 - 12.20 x 15" or 650/15", Firestone or Goodyear or Dunlop
fuel tank, 190 lt

Results in WSCC

Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Monza Spa Targa Florio Nurb Le Man Hock Mugelo Brands Hatch CdE Zeltweg Ollon Nurb
Team 24h 12h 1000km 1000km 720km 1000km 24h 304km 529km 6h 300km 500km Hill climb 500km
John R. Fulp/ Roger McCluskey, SL71/18 (Chevrolet 327) #12, suspe nsion in practice
Works Starts/finishes 1/0 1/0

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Chevrolet engine
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Ford engine
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Hewland LG500 gearbox

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