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Nissan March Two build for NZ Superlap

The Lab Limited in Hamilton has built up this special Nissan March Two vehicle to contest the New Zealand Superlap series, and various other events across the country.

The final car is  a combination of a five-door and three-door March, with a pretty epic power to weight ratio. Powered by a Link G4+ plugin, it promises to go as sharp as it looks!

 

Tech spec’s for the car are as follows:

VQ35DE eng bottom end from J31 Maxima

Cyl heads and inlet manifold from early 350Z

Twin Garrett GT2860RS turbos

11:1 Wiseco forged pistons

Eagle rods

Cometic head gaskets

ARP L19 head and main studs

ACL race bearings

JWT ally flywheel

ID 1300cc injectors

Link 350z G4+ ECU

Race Logic/Link Dash2 Pro

Link fuel and oil pressure sensors & ethanol content sensor

Link fuel and oil pressure sensors & ethanol content sensor

A plethora of Speedflow fittings and filters etc

Gearbox is USDM Sentra six speed with Maxima VQ35DE bellhousing attached, this gives a helical LSD that’s otherwise unavailable with that bellhousing.

370z Nissan/Akebono brake calipers, Z1 motorsports rotors (custom hates for the rear)

Full custom lower suspension arms and subframes built by The Lab

DTM Gravity wheels and Nexen semi slicks, wheels are 18 by 9 front and 18 by 10 rear

400Kws at the hubs 700Nm of torque at ~13PSI
That is the current limit for the single plate clutch we will need to upgrade soon!

Carbon fiber roof, aluminium wide body kit/flares etc

OMP setas, Sabelt six point harnesses
Woodward steering shaft and quick release etc

 

 

Glenn Hodges, owner of the Lab Limited, will drive the car himself and plans to just get out there & have some fun getting used to a very different package. After a successful testing period, Glenn’s first race event will be the NZ Superlap series at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo.

 

The Micra is featuring in NZPC magazine due out on the 201th November 2017 so be sure to check it out if you are interested. Additional information of the engine swap can also be found here.

 

The Lab Limited

027 2789 691

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