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Update by Per Schroeder to the Mini Cooper S project car
Aug 18, 2003

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The MINI Cooper S is currently in the body shop getting its Homestead/Rennie damage worked out.

While we’re waiting on parts for the bodywork, we’ve taken the engine and transmission out of the MINI Cooper S for two reasons. A) our clutch is on its last legs after about the 12 Hours of Homestead and our other 4 races. We’ve sent the transmission to Zexel Torsen for the prototyping of a limited slip differential. We need more traction and now’s a good time to get it. We’re hoping to have the car buttoned back up by October 1st.

Update: September 25 — The bodywork is progressing along and we’ve gotten word from Torsen that they’re going ahead with the differential’s construction.

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