Looking at those oil coolers I'm not surprised this car had such large sidepods. Yet their reliability was still poor AFAIR...roon wrote:The oil coolers appear as large or larger than the water coolers. This seems unique to the current formula.
In the 4th image, above the coil spring: What do ASCA & HALS stand for? Was this remote suspension element?
Well, John Iley is no chump. It was probably the only way to keep it cool enough on their miniscule budget.ScrewCaptain27 wrote:Very interesting article on Mr. Thomas' website. Anazingly it says that the rear bellhousing had "space to spare". Looks like very poor packaging indeed.
Makes sense I suppose, but I'm still quite surprised by some of the design choices.mrluke wrote:You also don't know when Caterham actually got access to the final design information for the Renault PU. Considering their financial status I imagine negotiations were lengthy!