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Specification - Data sheet

DJ SPORTSCARS RUSH Specification / Data sheet

LAYOUT:
Front engine, rear wheel drive

CHASSIS:
Comprehensively triangulated space-frame chassis with integrated structural rear hoop. Additional stiffness provided by bonded & riveted aluminium panels

BODY:
Self-colour GRP composite with the option of the bonnet and side panels in aluminium.

SUSPENSION / AXLES:

Front:

Ford Sierra (not Cosworth or 4 x 4) knuckle and wheel hub/flange assemblies with DAX unequal length, dual wishbones and Spax coil-over dampers.

Front (with optional CC&AR system)
DAX fabricated, neutral scrub, front uprights with Ford Sierra (not Cosworth or 4 x 4) wheel hub/flange assemblies and DAX unequal length dual wishbones. Spax coil-over dampers, fully adjustable for height and damping. Includes the unique (patent applied for) Camber Compensation & Anti-Roll system.

Rear - De Dion:
Ford Sierra/Scorpio Granada differential unit, driveshaft assemblies, CV joints, bearing carrier assemblies and wheel hub/flanges integrated into a DAX De Dion suspension design with upper 'A' frame and twin lower radius arm location. Spax coil-over dampers, provide full adjustment for height and damping.

Rear - IRS:
Ford Sierra/Scorpio Granada (disc brake variants only) differential unit, driveshaft assemblies, CV joints, bearing carrier assemblies and wheel hub/flanges with DAX fabricated rear uprights and unequal length dual wishbones. Spax coil-over dampers, fully adjustable for height and damping

Rear - IRS (with optional CC&AR system)
As standard IRS, above, but including unique (patent applied for) Camber Compensation & Anti-Roll system.

BRAKES:
DAX, Dual Circuit, Balance Bar Braking System

Front Brakes:
Ford Sierra discs and calipers.

Rear - Discs
Ford Sierra/Scorpio Granada discs and calipers.

Rear - Drums (De Dion only)
Ford Sierra/Scorpio Granada drums.

ENGINES & TRANSMISSIONS:

The DAX Rush will accept a wide variety of power units. The most popular are;

Ford OHC (Pinto)
Ford DOHC
Ford Zeta/Zetec
Vauxhall 16V
Ford Cosworth Turbo
Rover V8
Honda Fireblade
Suzuki Hyabusa


DIMENSIONS:

Length - 3310mm (or 3385mm in extended wheelbase form)
Width - 1855mm, with wide rear wheels
Width - 1795mm, with narrower rear wheel option
Height - 1020mm
Wheelbase - 2310mm (or 2385mm in extended wheelbase form)
Front Track - wheel centreline to wheel centreline - 1496mm
Rear Track - wheel centreline to wheel centreline 1530mm (with 9"wide x 16"dia. wheels)
Rear Track - 1511mm (with 8.5"wide x 16"dia. wheels)


PERFORMANCE EXAMPLES:

Ford 2.0l OHC - 5.8 seconds from 0 to 60 mph. 121 mph top speed
Ford Cosworth Turbo (330 bhp) - 3.9 seconds from 0 to 60 mph. 149 mph top speed



DAX RUSH DE DION / IRS - DONOR PARTS LIST

FRONT END PARTS

Knuckle Assemblies (also known as Front Uprights or Stub Axles)
Wheel Hubs / Flanges
Brake Discs
Brake Calipers

REAR END PARTS

Differential Unit
Driveshaft Assemblies, including CV Joints
Bearing Carrier Assemblies
Wheel Hubs / Flanges
Brake Discs (or Drums - De Dion only)
Brake Calipers (or Backplate Assemblies - De Dion only)

OTHER PARTS

Engine - OHC or V6 unit from the Ford Sierra, 4 or 5 Speed Manual Transmission

Steering Column - Ford Sierra with a square hazard warning button (Aug '82 to Feb '87)

Handbrake Lever - can be taken from any Ford Sierra

Source: DJ Sportscars

 

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