Under Suzuki’s Scorch Racing S15-The DIY Time Attack Otaku


So how do you build a body out of dry carbon? When you’ve done it once, the second time around should go more smoothly and take less time, right? Well, first things first, you’ve got to decide on the shape. And just like some of you used to do in arts and crafts class in school maybe, you make models out of cardboard. Homework assignment for the summer break for Suzuki as he jokes about it, except it’s just summer, not a vacation. Hot, humid Japanese summer.

The suspension uses Bilstein Motorsports dampers in fabricated housings.  The front struts are an inverted design for maximum stiffness.  Hyperco springs are used 12kg front and 10 kg rear, unusually soft for a car with so much downforce.
Conical rear spring seats reduce spring kinking stiction force on the rear shocks.  This helps improve mechanical grip.
The upper spring seat is camber adjustable.  You can see the Turbosmart fuel pressure regulator and the stock brake hydraulic system.
Brembo monoblock calipers are used with ENDLESS two-piece rotors.  ENDLESS Circuit Compound S30L compound pads are used front and rear.
You can see that the car has a lot of body roll.  Although we dont have pictures of it, the car has a pretty sophisticated drivetrain.  A ORC triple plate clutch transfers power to a six speed Holinger RD6S dog shifted transmission with a sequential shifter.  The R200 differential is a Nismo GT 2-way unit.

Jokes left aside, it's one thing to have an image in your head of what you want to create; it’s another thing to actually do it. If something isn’t quite right, you start again. Repeat. Again. And again… for about 10 days until you get the desired result.

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