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Introduction


Having had my Westfield SEiW Zetec for ten years I decided it was looking a little tired and required a bit of a freshening up. What followed was a complete stripdown of the car to a bare chassis and rebuild from the ground up.


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The transformation from tired ugly duckling into lively youthful swan took six months but the end result had me over the moon...


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Technical Specification Summary
Chassis:1995 Westfield SEi wide highly modfied with extra bracing. Full FIA spec T45 rollcage by Caged.
Bodywork:Westfield lightweight race tub, bonnet and nosecone. Fluke Motorsport body pack - panelling, carbon/kevlar sidescreens, aeroscreen, wings, floor. Painted BMW Mini Indie Blue by P&T Byfleet
Engine: Dunnell 2.0 Zetec, Crossle race spec on Webber 45 carbs with Dunnel water rail. Brise Alternator, Brise Starter motor, Radtec 4 core aluminium radiator, Mocal 16 row oil cooler, Mocal remote filter setup, Think Automotive swaged ends on aeroquip hosing, Red top 40 gel battery
Transmission:BGH close ratio Pro gearbox, Quaife Caterham quickshift, Dunnel heavy duty race clutch cover and plate, Sierra 4x4 3.9 LSD
Interior:Fluke Motorsport interior pack - carbon-fibre panelled 2mm pre-preg floor, carbon-fibre interior panelling in 1mm pre-preg (riveted and bonded by P&T Byfleet), carbon-fibre pre-preg dashboard, carbon-fibre pre-preg and aluminium honeycomb boot cover, carbon-fibre sill protectors, carbon-fibre chassis rail protectors, carbon/kevlar lightweight high back race seats, Duralit switchgear, FIA cutout switch, Luke 3" 6 point harnesses, Racetec capillary gauges, Westfield led fuel gauge, VDO 10,000rpm tacho and ODO.
Suspension:Westfield aero section front widetrack wishbones, Avo 1.9 ID dampers, modified Westfield anti-roll bar kit (front and rear), rear, Westfield rear wishbones modified for ARB pickup.
Braking:Fluke motorsport 260mm lightweight discs and bell kit, Westfield aluminium hubs, Wilwood Powerlite 4 pot calipers with Polymatrix A race pads, Castrol SRF fluid, Standard escort Mk3 discs and Mintex 1155 pads in Sierra caliper on the rear.
Wheels: Minator 6j and 7j x13 with Yokohama 048r tyres
Minator 6j and 7j x13 with Avon race wets
Compomotive ML 6j and 8j x13 Avon FF zetec slicks.
Performance:Total weight, 535kg. Total power, 225bhp.
Future plans: Plumbed in Extinguisher System to fit, and upgrade of shocks to Nitron 2 way adjustable