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Opel Ascona Group 4 Rally Car

Advert ID: 45636 £68,000 O.N.O.


Advert Began: Nov 24, 2021, 9:29
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Description

Opel Ascona Group 4 Rally Car Reg: MUO 2R
National Irish Championship winner 1992 (was running on Nissan 240 engine then)….

Full nut and bolt restoration + repaint 2011 (Donnelly Motorsport)
One track day event dry stored from 2012 to present day

Fully welded
Jacking points in sills
New arches (proper ones)
Inner arch guards
New front wings

Complete respray in Opel white, inside grey
Ultimate John Reed (JRE) 270/280 bhp all steel engine
Jenvey throttle bodies
High flow injectors

Dry sump
Alloy oil catch tank
Braded lines
Fully Aeroquipped throughout with proper unions & fittings
Alloy oil tank
Group 4 fuel tank
Single fuel pump and filter
Full motorsport electric loom (Alan Stewart)
Adjustable pedal box
Electric power steering

Flocked works style dash
Flocked door cards
New clocks
Push button start
Alloy floor tray
Full roll cage extra bars fitted including to bulkheads
New seats and harnesses ( out of date now )
2 exhaust tunnels

Fully floating heavy duty ZF axle
Bilstein suspension
Front fully rose jointed
Works front towers
Tall shocks
Rear 14 inch 2 x half springs long shocks
AP 4 pot front calipers
AP 2 pot rear calipers
Vented AP discs alloy bells all round

15” wheels
10” rears
9” front

Lots and lots more too much to list

This car is very well known, it won the Irish national championship in 1992 (car on front of Car Sport magazine 1992 which I also have) beating of a lot of stiff competition, owned and driven by the great Peader Hurson. The car done a few more events over next few years then was retired to a barn.

I bought the car minus the Nissan 240 engine and ZF box as they had been sold off.

It was then totally stripped and rebuilt every nut and bolt in 2011 by Donnelly Motorsport to a very high standard, new front wings were needed arches and few other shell parts. The car was totally seam welded with additional safety roll bars added to take it up to the high standard of safety regulations. Before re fitting the original heavy duty ZF fully floating rear axle it was stripped new seals, bearings, half shafts etc were replaced and painted black.

The original full suspension and brakes were also stripped and totally refurbished to the highest standard possible then painted and refitted with all new brake pipe lines. The car was then sprayed Opel white outside and grey inside again to a very high standard, then fitted with a JRE 2.0 all steel fully loaded engine on Jenvey throttle bodies producing approx. 170/180 bhp this really is a very fit car and sounds amazing.

I have done one track event in 2012 and has been dry stored since then.

Opel Ascona as you know are getting so hard to find but this one truly is a gem.

Any question call me 07724006149

Seller Info

Peter Doran

Member Since:
18 Oct 2021

NEWRY, BT35 7HS

Phone: 07724006149

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