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Espada Evoluzione Touchdown ! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Lars H   
Saturday, 29 December 2012 15:51
The Espada has made touchdown....on own wheels again for the first time since 1999 since start of the works.

I am moving to another location, so to move the car I had to fit the original rims with temporary lowcost tires : It is still my intention  to fit larger diameter rims, 17" up from 15"...in order to enter a more wide selection of modern tires. The original tire size 215x70  on the 15"x7" rims are now abundant for 4x4 SUV's....but low-speed rated, those  few that are high-speed rated ( +VR) are unreasonable expensive.

With the car out in the Spanish winter sunlight, I take the opportunity to snap some pictures, so here you have a collection...


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Note rearlights are certainly not standard...also rear-bumpers will not be re-fitted.....

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Rear and quarter glass' still un-installed....
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The windscreen seen is not useable : it is cracked through the middle...anyway I will need an oversized windscreen as I want to bond it to the carbody...avoiding the traditional crome-strils popriveted to the carbody abd rubber-profiles.

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Side-spoilers added to prevent too much air pressing down under the car ( creating the "traditional" light steering feel )....and also to improve engine-bay air-flow.

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Rear tip mufflers will be added if needed.....but for sure some nice and agressive exhaust "ports" are needed here !

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Last Updated on Sunday, 30 December 2012 22:27