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1971 McLaren M8EDF "The Blue Magic Car"

Posted by WindingRoad about 1 month, 3 weeks ago
$375,000.00

Description:

Originally raced with E chassis and D body, updated to F chassis and F body. Excellent race history with Ed Felter 1972-73 Can-Am. Two races since complete restoration, excellent race ready condition. BBC with Lucas injection, LG MKII 4 speed, big BRD's, inboard brakes, Lockheed calipers, Koni shocks, many spares included.

History:

One of two un numbered McLaren's built at Motchenbacher's shop in the Winter of 1971, raced in 1972-1973 Can-Am by Ed Felter solid history, I am 4th owner, owned since 1985

Performance Data:

  • Class: Can-Am
  • Weight: 1750 lbs

Engine:

  • Engine Builder: Brad Francis
  • Manufacturer: Chevrolet
  • Type: V-8
  • Displacement: 468
  • Horsepower: 680
  • Induction: Lucas
  • Heads: Aluminum
  • Block: steel
  • Crankshaft: forged
  • Pistons: JE
  • Camshaft: roller cam reverse rotation gear drive
  • Valves: titanum
  • Valve Train: roller rockers stud girtel
  • Clutch: 3-disc Tilton
  • Pressure Plate: Tilton
  • Flywheel: Tilton 104 tooth

Fuel System:

  • Fuel Cell
  • Fuel Pump: electric

Oil/Water System:

  • Radiator: copper
  • Water Pump: aluminum
  • Oil Cooler: aluminum

Electrical System:

  • Ignition: Vertex mag
  • Alternator: no
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Computer: no

Transmission:

  • Manfacturer: Hewland
  • Type: MKII
  • Gears: 4 speed w/reverse
  • Trans Cooler: yes

Rear End:

  • Manufacturer: Hewland
  • Type: ring and pinion
  • Ratio: 3:30 to 1
  • Differential: Hewland spool and limited slip
  • Axles: big BRD

Body:

  • Construction: fiberglass
  • Color: red
  • Paint: Imron
  • Condition: excellent

Chassis:

  • Type: monocoque
  • Builder: Canary Cars
  • Material: aluminum
  • Finish: polished aluminum
  • Condition: excellent
  • Front Suspension: A-arms nickel
  • Rear Suspension: links steel aluminum
  • Shocks: Koni double adjustable aluminum
  • Brakes: Lockheed 4 piston
  • Steering: rack and pinion
  • Wheels: McLaren mag 10X15 17X15
  • Tires: Hoosier

Interior:

  • Color/Finish: black
  • Material: McLaren vinal
  • Fire System: yes
  • Restraints: race belts
  • Guages: Jones S/W
  • Steering Wheel: Momo anatomical
  • Condition: excellent

Spares:

  • body
  • wheels
  • gears
  • quick jack
  • air wrenches
  • nitrogen bottles
  • tanks
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