Driftworks 2013 Build: The Start
So many people have been asking what we’re doing, since we recently sold the DWS15. So here you go! This is our plan: An AE86, that’s basically a NASCAR with Steering Lock underneath!
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So yeah, don’t be mistaken in thinking this is going to just be an AE86 with a V8 in it. The idea is for it to be a clean AE86 that’s essentially a NASCAR with steering lock underneath. It will have v8, dogbox, drop gear live axle detroit locker, Ap brakes all round, and a huge amount more donated from the ASCAR.
Why not a GT86? Everyone else is doing that. It’s one of those cars that’s kind of for the big budget companies, and as we want to keep sponsorship as minimal as possible, there’s no way we could budget for one.
Why an AE86 – They are live axle, they are massively light, and kind of couldn’t be a more perfect car when we’re using the ASCAR donor.
I’m sure there will be an anti V8 vibe, and to a certain extent I agree with them being a bit soulless, but they are unquestionably the right engine for a competitive drift car, and reliability is one of the most important criteria in the project.
Our neighbours Dynotorque will be doing the vast majority of the work on the car, and once they have the two cars next door, expect things to move pretty fast
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