ENGINE TEST-FITTED, REAR WHEEL PARTS READY

The engine has been fitted in the rear sub-frame, and pipe systems for fuel supply/return, inlet air, exhaust gas and cooling water are currently being specified and produced. The electric wiring loom for the engine has been connected including the aft relay group, the battery has been installed. All parts for the rear wheel carriers […]

REAR FRAME ASSEMBLED

The rear sub-frame assembly has been mounted on the central structure by means of high-strength aluminium tubes, and mounting brackets for the wishbones and spring/damper units have been fitted. The sub-frame integrates CNC-machined aluminium front and rear webs with aluminium/Nomex® sandwich panels in the bottom. The complete sub-frame can be quickly dismounted from the central […]

GEAR CHANGE CONTROL AND ELECTRIC INSTALLATION

The short-stroke gear change mechanism, designed and produced in-house by Ferron bv, has now been installed and tested. Push-pull cables with limited slack connect the control side with the gearbox. In the central structure the wiring loom has been installed, including front relay box, dashboard and control switches. Front and rear sub-frames are connected through […]

FRONT END AND PEDAL BOX FINALIZED

The front sub-frame has been fitted spring-damper combinations, cylinders for brake and clutch systems, and electric connections. A torsion bar made out of spring steel forms the anti-roll bar. The pedal box is finalized and is provided with a brake light switch and adjustable end stops. For ease of (dis)mounting, the box has been executed […]

FRONT WHEEL ASSEMBLY ADDED

The front wheel hubs, stub axles, brake discs and calipers have now been assembled and fitted to the wishbones. The bearing group inside each wheel hub contains metallic contact seals, with an extra dirt seal at the open side. The hubs will be fitted with a wheel-speed sensor. Each wheel is driven by means of […]

FRAME CONSTRUCTIONS INTEGRATED

The front sub-frame assembly has been mounted on the central structure, and wishbones and steering rods have been fitted. The complete sub-frame can be quickly dismounted from the central structure, by unscrewing the five anchor point bolts. Cooling water piping and air ducting can be disconnected just as simple. Inside the central structure, the steering […]

SUB-FRAME CONSTRUCTION ASSEMBLED

A sub-frame assembly is now ready for mounting on the central structure and further outfitting. The sub-frame integrates CNC-machined aluminium front and rear webs with aluminium/Nomex® sandwich panels in the sides and bottom. The steering housing can be seen against the front web. This assembly, designed and produced in-house by Ferron bv, will be connected […]