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    How They Assemble Lotus Emiras.

    Lots of similarities between the Lotus Emira and the SLC. This is from Harry's garage. I visit Lotus factory to see my Emira in build & ask Lotus MD Matt Windle why it's 6 months late
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    Okay, guys: you asked for it. Ford Will Now Sell You Its 7.3-Liter 'Godzilla' V-8 as a Crate Engine 7.3L V8 430HP SUPER DUTY CRATE ENGINE
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    Okay, guys, you asked for it. :) Ford Sells Mustang GT500 Predator engines as a crate engine
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    Geoff's Build Thread

    @geoff Pritchett, in another, more appropriate thread, might you give us some insight into what is was like making parts for the Ferrari F1 team? Thanks!
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    New engine from Stellantis Stellantis Whips Up a 500-HP Hurricane Stellantis Hurricane I6 Hemi Replacement Here is a photo.
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    Bob's EV SLC Build Log

    Here is the information I was able to glean from Koenigsegg's website: Koenigsegg Press Release Koenigsegg Quark Electric Motor Data Sheet And they have another, less expensive (I think) motor they call the Terrier. image courtesy Koenigsegg Koenigsegg Terrier Electric Motor Data Sheet...
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    Bob's EV SLC Build Log

    @Bob Wind, it looks like your are having a space problem up at the front of your SLC. Can this solve your problem? image from Koenigsegg Road & Track magazine says about the motor (named "Quark" by Koenigsegg) " . . . 335 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque in an amazingly compact unit: The complete...
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    EV guys! Koenigsegg wants you guys to have his new Quark electric motor, " . . . it just makes sense to share it as they're very modular and can fit many different needs." image from Koenigsegg Also, " . . . he says the company will license the motor design to interested parties." The Quark...
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    Another addition for you electric guys! Ford announces an electric crate motor. Ford Performance Will Soon Offer an Electric Crate Motor And, here is an insight into the quality of Ford's electric motor engineering. Mach-E Front Motor: Sandy is Blown Away by Great Design
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    And speaking of the engine in the GMA T.50, here is a recording of the engine simulating a lap of la Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans. What would it be like, to have that engine in the SL-C? :) Listen between 1:25 and 2:35. T.50 V12 Engine Dyno Simulation - Le Mans
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    Aero and radiators

    All this aerodynamics, pressure, inlets, outlets and all is really great! I wonder, for a street-driven car (and, as an American, I must say that I could never drive my SLC in triple-digit velocities on the street, no, sir!) how does one balance high-speed cooling needs with sitting for a long...
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    Road & Track has just shed some very interesting light on the engine in the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350! "The Mustang Shelby GT350 is powered by one of the coolest modern engines: A 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 with a flat-plane crank, allowing it to rev past 8000 rpm. Ford estimates maximum...
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 Cosworth V-12 engine Notice the 48 volt integrated starter/generator on the front of the engine. It does away with all belts on the engine, it starts the car, it runs the spark plugs, it runs the fan at the rear. It saves several pounds of weight. Up in the nose of...
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    Unfinished SLC Project For Sale

    Wow! Good luck with the sale! :)
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    The V-12 from the Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 "The T.50’s V12 engine is completely bespoke, and has been specified by Murray to a very specific set of goals in construction, capability and design. The 3994cc V12 is built with a 65-degree cylinder-bank angle, with an 81.5mm bore and 63.8mm...
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    Electric SLC: Which for You: Batteries or Supercapacitors?

    People have been interested in electric SLC's for a decade. Some on this board have actual experience installing electric drivetrains in vehicles. Fran has experienced in electric SLC conversions. Batteries have been the traditional source of electricity. And now supercapacitors have come...
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    For you electric guys, new options appear! These Electric 'Crate Motors' Will Keep Engine Swaps Alive
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    New Tremec TR-9070 DCT in a SLC?

    O Great Master of Ye Forums, Couldst thou, in thy great mercy, we pray thee, splittest off the EV part of this thread unto its own thread, and leave the transmission part unto its own, its native thread? Verily, I diss not either part of this thread, but wish only that each subject be treated...
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    Ah! "(I)n the end you have to be able to sell them" means FRAN needs to sell SLC's. Got it! Yes, he must sell them, and I am so glad he did, and that he has! As it is, the SLC saves a lot of weight over a Corvette or a Camaro. I'll just keep in mind your idea of "(a) high output 4 banger and...
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    possibly the sickest engine/tran package for an SLC ??

    Fabulous, Howard Jones ! thanks for the support. As Jason Fenske says in Engineering Explained, more power equals more weight. We get so enamored of the highest horsepower figure that we forget we are making our car slower by chasing it. The best horsepower to weight ratio is what I would be...
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