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FACTORY FIVE RACING INC CHALLENGE Specification - Data sheet

FACTORY FIVE RACING INC CHALLENGE Specification / Data sheet

The Factory Five Challenge Cobra replica race car is meant for those that intend to race the car in either the FFR race series or other events. No frills required but plenty of grunt and great handling.

Construction

Layout                          : Front engined rear wheel drive roadster

Frame                           : Tubular space frame with integral backbone

Roll Cage                      : NASA Approved 1.5 in DOM tubing

Sub-Structure                : Aluminium panelling, riveted and bonded to frame

Restraint System           : 5 Point Simpson Full Harness

Engine

Configuration                : Choice of 5.0 litre or 5.8 litre “small block” Ford V8 or 7 litre “large block” Ford V8 or 4.6 litre Dual Overhead Cam 32v Ford V8

Induction                       : Carburettor or Multi Port Fuel Injection

Horsepower                  : 225 bhp to 500 bhp, typically

Torque                          : 175 ft lbs to 550 ft lbs, typically             

Drivetrain

Gearbox                       : 5 speed manual transmission

Rear Axle                      : 3.55 : 1, Limited Slip

Clutch                           : 10.5” (267 mm), Single Disc

Suspension

Front suspension type   : Independent unequal length A-arms, adjustable

Rear suspension type    : Solid Rear Axle 3 link with Panhard Bar

Springs/Dampers          : Koni coil-over, with ride height adjustment

Steering                        : Manual rack & pinion, 2.6 turns lock to lock

Brakes                          : 11” (279 mm) front discs, 10.5” (267 mm) rear discs

Wheels                         : Pin drive or bolt on, 17” x 10.5” rear, 17” x 8.5” front, typically

Tyres                            : 285 x 17” rear, 245 x 17” front, typically

Dimensions

Weight                          : 2250 lbs (1021 kg), typically,

Weight Distribution        : 46% front / 54% rear

Wheelbase                    : 90” (2286 mm)

Overall Length               : 158” (4013 mm)

Front Track                    : 56” (1422 mm)

Rear Track                     : 58.5” (1486 mm)

Overall Height               : 47” (1194 mm)

Overall Width                : 72” (1829 mm)

Ground Clearance          : 4.5” (114 mm)

Fuel Capacity                : 12.5 gallons (57 litres) 

 

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