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Old 26-02-2017, 10:45 PM   #1
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Westfield Seight

Collected a little bit of a monster yesterday - a 2004 built Westfield Seight. Spec shows this was not a car built to a tight budget, even at 2004 prices the sum of the key items that went into this exceed what I paid for the entire car, £5k engine, £1500 dampers, £2000 dry sump system, £1200 Stack instruments etc

Westfield Wide body SEight Chassis built 2004
Weight approx 670 Kg
Aeroscreen
All aluminium panels are black powder coated
Crimson red Gel Coat (lightweight fibreglass body)
Carbon fibre “Cycle Wings”
Removable Rear arches
Carbon fibre stone protectors
Carbon fibre “boot” panel
Carbon fibre dash
Westermann Motor sport Carbon Fibre half doors (forward tilting for ease of access)
Rose jointed “RAC” Roll Bar
5 ¾” black headlights
Carbon effect indicator pods
Rear carbon effect lights

Interior
Westfield Sports seats (fixed)
Willans 4” 4-point harnesses
Carbon fibre gear knob
Passenger foot rest

Instrumentation
Stack ST8130 Digidash Plus, with full parameter recording and lap timer
Displays:
Oil Temp
Oil Pressure
Water Temp
Fuel Pressure
Fuel tank contents (with low alarm)
Max Speed
Speed
RPM
Immobiliser

Engine
V8 5.1 by V8 Developments (started life a s 4.6)
300 bhp @ 5200 rpm, 360 lbft torque @ 3000 rpm on 95 Ron
330 bhp @ 5300 rpm 380 lbft torque @ 3200 rpm on 99 Ron
Lightened flywheel
Vernier timing chain set
Dynamically balanced

Lubrication
3 stage John Eales Dry sump pump
Large capacity bespoke oil tank
Alloy catch tank
Aeroquip oil pipes

Fuelling

Bespoke extra long range tank baffled with integral swirl pot and foam filled
Fuel filler mounted on top of “boot” cover.
Jenvey Throttle bodies (8 off)
ITG Filters

ECU
DTA 8 PRO programmable ECU with Launch and Traction Control
Software and switch block/data cables

Cooling
Bespoke (Brise Fabrications) radiator
Electric (pull) fan and thermostat controlled by ECU
Samco Silcone hoses

Exhaust
Bespoke central underfloor stainless steel with 2 silencers to meet strictest track sound limits

Transmission
R380 gearbox
Heavy duty clutch
Ford Sierra 7” diff with ZF plated LSD 3.62 ratio, correctly set up and progressive

Steering/Suspension/Running Gear
Specifications for suspension were developed by head of Audi Chassis Dynamics (at the time).
Front and Rear Nitron dampers, Dyno’d and matched to springs
Front Anti- roll Bar
Oz Ultraleggera Wheels
Brand new Federal 595 rs 205/55/15 tyres
BG Quick disconnect steering boss
Quick rack 2.1 turns lock to lock (with stops)

Brakes
Hi Spec Ultralight 4 pot front Calipers with drilled discs
Sierra Rear Calipers with integral handbrake and drilled discs

Yesterday was wet, cold and windy, factor in rural Leicestershire roads full of mud and 520 bhp / ton it was a cautious journey home

Car is extremely straight but I'm looking forward to making it as good to look at as it is fun to drive

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Old 26-02-2017, 11:17 PM   #2
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this looks like a real monster. Are you from Leicester then Andy? Hopefully see it one day on leicester shire roads
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Old 26-02-2017, 11:18 PM   #3
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That's looks seriously cool mate, your gonna enjoy that round a track

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Old 26-02-2017, 11:23 PM   #4
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this looks like a real monster. Are you from Leicester then Andy? Hopefully see it one day on leicester shire roads
No, car was collected from Goadby Marwood near Melton Mowbray, I"m in Shropshire so have some wonderful roads on my doorstep - also both Oulton Park and Donington are less than an hour away
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Old 26-02-2017, 11:56 PM   #5
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Thats awesome Andy. Cant wait to see it
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Old 27-02-2017, 12:31 AM   #6
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Thats awesome Andy. Cant wait to see it
Im around tomorrow and Friday if you are free?
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I have been looking at Westfields aswell as a sunday summer / track car ..........but this is an an absolute beast !
Enjoy man looks awesome
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Nice car , passenger must be short tho.
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Old 27-02-2017, 01:16 PM   #9
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Nice car , passenger must be short tho.
Footrest is there as the oil tank for the dry sump system is just behind - its actually of for a passenger up to about my height - so just under 6 ft - does a great job of keeping the feet warm too
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5.1L - holy moly!
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