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CONTENTS EDITOR Ian Stent
CV – Built two kit cars, owned seven others and driven virtually every type of kit car produced over the last 19 years he’s been a kit car journo.
FEATURES EDITOR Adam Wilkins CV – Built a Sylva Riot. Raced a Tiger Avon for five years. Kit car journo for nine years.
TECHNICAL EDITOR John Dickens CV – Has run a kit car as his only car since 1980! Designed unique fibreglass chassis and suspension for his GTM Coupé. Very clever!
PROJECT BUILDER John Watson CV – Built well over 20 kit cars and worked on countless others. Built his first kit in 1987 and hasn’t stopped since!
AUTO STYLIST Italo Sciacca CV – Studied car and product design and has worked as a design consultant on many cars.
THANKS TO: Jeremy Phillips, John Butler, Bill Mummery, Ashley Gardiner, and all our Race Diaries contributors. We couldn’t have produced this issue without you!
April 2010 THIS MONTH
I MUST ADMIT to being a tad apprehensive before my drive of the new Sylva J15. I’m a big fan of the Riot, on which the J15 is based, so I wasn’t concerned about the driving experience. But I was worried about the styling of the new car. I’d seen it when it was first revealed at last year’s Newark kit car show... and I was underwhelmed. While it looked perfectly OK, it wasn’t the cutting edge new design I’d perhaps hoped for. But seeing the J15 out in the real world, on the public roads and parked up outside Sylva’s workshops, I’ve no such doubts. While the J15 unquestionably has a retro feel, there’s also something much more modern going on here. It looks surprisingly muscular thanks to those fat rear arches, while the bonnet line is so extraordinarily low, that the J15 is pressed to the tarmac. I love it. Of course, the driving experience is as exciting as we’d expect from one of the industry’s most experienced designers, but that was no surprise. I always knew it would be good to drive.
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24 SHOW PREVIEWS Highlights of what to expect at the Detling and Stoneleigh kit car shows.
28 RACE DIARIES Places for the CKC/Omex Track Day are going fast. This rather exclusive little event has just 35 places available and is run by ourselves and Omex Technology on a very informal basis. Many of those spaces have already been booked by those who joined us last year and obviously enjoyed themselves so much, they couldn’t wait to come along again. But there are still a few spaces on offer, so give me a buzz on the number at the bottom of this page and I’ll look forward to seeing you there. Saturday May 15th is the date for your diary.
Our reporters get ready for the forthcoming season.
32 THIS LIFE News from those living with their kit cars.
37 EVENTS DIARY More and more events added each month. 2010 dates to get in the diary.
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42 AS VELENO RETURNS The Auto Speciali range returns with Vindicator Cars.
48 CKC/OMEX TRACKDAY What to expect at our very own CKC/Omex Track Day. Come and join us.
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Suits You! Sylva Autokitsâ€™ Riot has a new set of clothes. Welcome to the Sylva J15. Is it a match made in kit car heaven? CKC editor, Ian Stent, is the first behind the wheel.
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PLATFORM SHARING MAY be common place within the mainstream motoring industry, but it remains something of a rarity within the kit car scene... which is pretty bonkers when you think about it. After all, with virtually every kit car on the market working on the foundation of a chassis with body dropped over the top, it would seem common sense to utilise the one chassis and suspension package, and simply (and comparatively cheaply) re-clothe with a selection of different body designs to appeal to different markets. Ironically, Sylva isn’t new to this concept and was one of the first
companies to try it, by re-clothing its established Striker with a full body, in the form of the Phoenix in 1989. Now I’m happy for us to nail our colours to the mast on this one. The CKC crew are big fans of the Sylva Riot. Without question one of the smallest kit car in the market, the titchy Riot uses one of the sweetest engines currently in the scene (in the form of the Ford Sigma twin-cam), located behind the driver to produce a super agile, super quick, pocket rocket (a word I hate, but which perfectly suits the Riot’s stature) that will accommodate drivers over 6ft tall within a virtually perfect driving position. It has the best gear change on the planet and is terrific value. And in case you think I’m overdoing
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The Auto Speciali range of supercars looks set to get the marketing push it deserves following a relaunch by sole UK distributor Vindicator Cars. CKC investigates.
THERE HAVE ALWAYS been those cars within the kit car scene that, for one reason or another, never quite reach their full potential. They’re the cars brimming with potential, that are thwarted by lack of development, poor marketing, plain bad luck or, in the case of Auto Speciali’s range of supercars, the untimely death in 2007 of Keith Kirk, the driving force behind the company. This left Keith’s business partner, Jon Harris, holding the reins, but Jon would be the first to admit that his role had previously centred around the financial wellbeing of Auto Speciali and not the day-to-day practical running of a kit car manufacturing business. Since then, Auto Speciali has dropped off our radar, succumbing to an enforced hibernation from which, finally, it looks as though the company’s three models are awaking. In a new deal, the range will
now be marketed and sold through Vindicator Cars. The latter is already well established in the scene and has the manufacturing, marketing and support infrastructure in place to give future Auto Speciali customers a new found confidence. It’s terrific news, because the cars have always been interesting... The company offers three very different models, all with a similar design ethos that was at the centre of everything that Keith did – he was a firm believer in making the cars easy to build, while using as much from a single donor as was practical. His view was that there was no point redesigning things mainstream manufacturers had spent millions developing, and it was a mantra he perfected with the last car he developed, the Veleno you see in the main pictures here. But before the Veleno, came the
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Rubber Over-Centre Catches SVA Compliant 100x28mm. £18.80 pair
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Universal Seat Runners RICH SSR - £40.54 set
Aero-Style Petrol Filler Caps from £53.41 each ETB Custom-Built Gauges
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Carbon Fibre Effect Panels 122x28cm - £38.18 each 122x61cm - £70.50 each
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Oil Cooler Systems - £CALL
FSE Facet Interrupter Pumps Road Kit: £88.29 kit Fast Road Kit: £90.93 kit Competition Kit: £97.47 kit Pump Only: from £73.28 each
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Corbeau Sportsman Seat A narrow sports car seat with max width of 38cm, for narrow applications. Available in cloth or vinyl trim. Supplied complete with headrest. from £199.75 each Thermo Tec from £39.92
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The perfect seats for your Cobra. Authentic styling and superb quality & comfort. Roadster SS & SR: from £155.25 inc SS VAT. RX1191: £257.60 inc VAT. All seats available in a wide choice of colours. Seat runners available.
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Cobra Wheel Arch Spats. Hand-made from sheet Aluminium. May require slight trimming at the body edge to fit your Cobra. £110.40 inc VAT pair
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AC Alloy Pedal Pads. Either, Flat-backed (CS813) or, with cast-Aluminium blocks (CAPP1) on rear to allow for individual fitment.
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Universal Polished Stainless Steel handbrake lever c/w microswitch for park light: £152.95 inc VAT.
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T304 quality Stainless Steel SVA compliant Cobra sidepipes. Popular 3.5” dia. with choice of single or quad inlets. State engine size when ordering. Prices on application.
289/427: £18.40 inc VAT each
PB Ford: £28.18 inc VAT each
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GTD5 Cobra Wheel. Wheel & Tyre combinations for any type of drive train. 15” to 20” dia. in all widths. Black or Silver centres. Call us for your application & price.
Cobra 3-Lock Set 2x Bonnet. 1x Boot. All lock using the same key. £79.35 inc VAT
Cobra Windscreens. SVA compliant Chrome-on-Brass frames & side pillars. Choice of Clear, Tinted, or with a Green Sun-Band. Sun-Visors & Wind-Wings also available.
Chrome plated nudge bars. Front nudge bars: £224.25 inc VAT. Rear nudge bars: £224.25 inc VAT.
Ford Motorsport Rocker Covers. From £241.05 inc VAT set
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Cobra over-riders. SVA compliant available. Front & Rear, or Universal. From £34.96 inc VAT each.
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IT WAS A big crash in 2008 that put an end to Bill Mummery’s 15-year stint of grass track racing. Having worked his way up from a stock 1000cc Mini to a monster Metro pushing out over 200bhp, his need for speed is obvious. In short circuit racing, there are few limits on what you can build, and Bill’s Metro had a Ford Escort based front end and a Vauxhall twin-cam engine. It’s a terrific forum to learn about building cars, honing fabrication skills and, of course, it provides plenty of fast driving experience. Bill was pretty handy too with a bulging trophy cabinet to prove it. But, once the crash happened, he decided he’d pushed his luck far enough. All the good bits from the Metro were sold and the bodyshell was scrapped. “I took it to a scrapyard and watched the big grabber crush it and throw it on the heap,” says Bill. “It was the end of an era.” Not everything was sold off or scrapped, though. Bill had kept the engine because he had plans to fit it to a kit car. He viewed this project as a more sensible way of getting his speed thrills – and it would also keep him busy in the garage. Choosing from the myriad of sevenesque roadsters proved easy: as soon as Bill saw a picture of a Luego Velocity in a magazine, he knew it was the one for him. “I like bling and shiny bits,” he says. “It looked great with the stainless steel side panels.”
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