1971 McLaren M8E
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The car has been raced by such drivers as Chris Craft, Bob Brown, Bob Lazier, and Warren Tope at such venues as Imola, Norisring, Mid-Ohio, Brainerd, Edmonton, Monterey, Elkhart Lake and Atlanta. The current owner now drives this car at various vintage race events across the U.S.
The car is fitted with a Donovan aluminum engine block with a forged steel crank and Camillo rods. It also has J & E pistons, and a roller cam with a Milodon gear drive. The engine is fed by a Lucas McKay mechanical injection system prepared by Kinsler. Ignition is a Vertex Scintilla magneto with a McKay right angle drive. The engine is lubricated via dry sump system with an Ed Pink four stage pump. It has a Hewland LG-500 4-speed gearbox and the power from the Chevy is driven through a Borg & Beck triple disc clutch. Braking is delivered through Lockheed twin pot calipers and ventilated discs front and rear. The shocks are double adjusted Konis. The wheels are 11-15' front and 16-15' rear Magnesium alloy McLaren wheels.
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