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Throughout 2013 we were concentrating on improving the GTR's handling on both road and track. The parts were designed for the GTR to give the driver great steering feel, grip and most importantly confidence behind the wheel.





In October we hired Castle Combe to test our chassis upgrades, inviting along World Touring Car drivers Robb Huff (2012 Champion) and Tom Chilton to give their opinion on the revisions. Alcon also attended to help us evaluate their some of their GTR parts for 2014.











Both Rob and Tom have our Bilstein suspension kit and Alcon brakes on their personal cars which has also given them great day-to-day experience with the GTR. We used two GTRs (thanks Adam!) with the same basic chassis setup, our Bilstein suspension kit and Michelin Super Sport tyres, the major difference being our prototype suspension arms.



Below is the video we produced of the day.

If the embeded video doesn't work here is the YouTube link:
Litchfield GTR Testing With Rob Huff & Tom Chilton At Castle Combe - YouTube

We were thrilled with their response and the technical feedback provided which has allowed us to improve the products further.





Some of the aerial shots give a chance to hear both our 102mm exhaust and Rob's LM700 fitted with the Akrapovic system under load.





With the Litchfield handling components available from £395+vat, we have the options to improve the GTR chassis for both the daily driver and trackday enthusiast.

More information about the individual chassis components can be found on our website :)

Regards

Iain
 

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just an amazing Video. Production levels are fantastic and the sound of that Grey one. Wow
 

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For some reason at the vid in YouTube it says "This video is unlisted. Be considerate and think twice before sharing".

Is this by accident or a mistake? :)
 

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Great job as usual Iain with some superb footage. It does show that you recent tweaks to the font suspension are quite important for severe track use rather than just going down the shops.

I will need your upgrades after a thorough testing of the fabulous Alcon Superkit that now adorns the 'Smurfmobile'. These brakes will be taken the limit as usual and a comprehensive report done next week.

That must have doubled Adam's mileage just getting to Castle Combe let alone the track miles:chuckle:

Adam, you volunteering your fabulous car t=for this comparison and evaluation is a credit to you. At least you can no longer say that it's never been tracked!
 

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This video was better than watching porn, well done Iain :chuckle:

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Adam, you volunteering your fabulous car t=for this comparison and evaluation is a credit to you. At least you can no longer say that it's never been tracked!
Adam's car used in Anger for the first time?

Strangely though, there was no mention of your immense EFR spool when they compared it to Iain's car, I thought it would of been noticeable based on your comments and Iain's being a laggier LM1000 conversion against your LM800?
 

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We didn't drive Adam's car particuarly hard and I asked the guys to tell me what they thought of the chassis. Adam's car wasn't finished interms of mapping (part of the reason for the trip) but they did really like the EFR turbo response though, think Rob commented on it else where on here.
 

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We didn't drive Adam's car particuarly hard and I asked the guys to tell me what they thought of the chassis. Adam's car wasn't finished interms of mapping (part of the reason for the trip) but they did really like the EFR turbo response though, think Rob commented on it else where on here.
Result all round then :)
 

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Great to see some development of parts that make the car go quick round corners instead of just in a straight line. Great work Litchfields... PM on it's way.

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Great work and video Iain.

I'm going to be bankrupt between buying bits for my car and GT86 parts for the mrs
 
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