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TYRRELL

 1997 Car Specifications

TYRRELL FORD 025

 

CHASSIS

Construction: Moulded carbon fibre and honeycomb composite structure to surpass the FIA 1997 strength and impact regulations.

Front Suspension: Combined spring and damper units operated by push rods and rockers, third spring, mechanical anti-roll bar.

Rear Suspension: Combined spring and damper units operated by push rods and rockers, third spring, mechanical anti-roll bar.

Dampers: Koni

Wheels: Forged magnesium:

Front 4-spoke, 12.0 in wide

Rear 5-spoke, 13.7 in wide

Tyres: Goodyear

Brakes: AP Racing: Front 2 x 6 piston calipers

Rear 2 x 4 piston calipers

Brake Discs & Pads Hitco carbon

Steering: Tyrrell drop gear track

Steering: Wheel Personal

Drivers Seat: Anatomically formed carbon composite

Seat Belts: 6-point harness (75 mm wide shoulder straps)

Extinguisher: Tyrrell carbon fibre moulded tank to FIA 1997 specification, pressure filled with Spraylance AFFF extinguishant.

Fuel Tank: ATL Kevlar bladder to FIA FT5 specification

Battery: Tyrrell 12v 5Ah lead acid

Instrumentation: Pi Research System V, integrated digital data display with real time and microwave telemetry.

ENGINE

Type: Ford ED4 3-litre V-8

Injection/Ignition: Cosworth

Spark Plugs: Champion

 

TRANSMISSION

Gearbox: Tyrrell longitudinal three-shaft 6-speed unit

Gear selection: Pneumatic, sequential, semi-automatic

Drive Shafts: Tyrrell Trilobe

Clutch: AP Racing carbon plate

Differential: Tyrrell Viscous Coupling

 

DIMENSIONS

Overall length: 4430 mm

Wheelbase: 2990 mm

Front track: 1700mm

Rear track: 1610mm

Overall width: 2000 mm

Height: 950 mm

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