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After working on it for about 8 years I have finished my Speedster, and I thought I'd share it. It has a 1911cc Type 4 (914) engine, and 5-speed gearbox (also Porsche 914). It is very much inspired by Rod Emory’s creations..... but my main goal was to recreate an old racer, not so much recreate a true 356 replica.
I still have lots of plans to keep me busy during the coming years: changing to injection, make a new cooling shroud, fit a hardtop (I already have a Glasspar replica), design and build wishbone front suspension....

Anyway, here are some pictures



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Correct, it the reverse lockout. It has a dogleg shifting pattern, so reverse is where you expect 1st gear to be. There are spring in the shifter to prevent going into reverse, but it is also preventing you to go into 1st. I figured it would then still be very possible to put it inadvertently into reverse at the traffic light, hence I 3D printed the green lever.

i do want to change the shifter, as the springs are making it difficult to put in first gear from my seating position. Takes quite some force.

@Marcel I honestly can't add anything to all of the comments above.  Well thought out and beautifully executed build of a one-of-a-kind outlaw racer.  I love it!

Your future plans for it are just as impressive.

And @barncobob to answer your question, all European countries drive on the right.  

Only the UK and her colonies (not all) drive on the left, so near Europe it's UK/Scotland, Ireland, Malta and Cyprus.

Here are some pictures of the build...

Body and basic subframe was supplied by Very happy with quality and support. I requested to have the inside of the body covered in woven glassfibre, instead of the usual chopped strand mat. Makes it look and feel much nicer.

The fusebox hides behind the passenger side of the dash, and rotates down for easy access.

I inserted the rear seats of a Coupe, to make the rear a bit more interesting to look at. But with my GRP tonneau you actually don't see it anymore.... (but I know it is there!)

The seats are from Donkervoort: really nice figure-hugging seats.

I located a “Rod Emory” type of GRP tonneau. In the end I didn't use it (it will be for sale), but I used it to create a mould for the tonneau and streamline hump you now see on my car.

Cooling shroud was made by myself from a mould I bought somewhere (I believe it came from Estonia), and I added vanes to split and direct the airflow. I'm working on a new design which I intend to make this summer.

I made the headers myself (plan to remake them in stainless). Subframe was heavily modified to increase stiffness of rear section (no butt-sag on my car!) and added supports to the front as well (incorporates towing eye.



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