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N9T based Formula 2 engine?

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For a 1975 F2 a JRD engine is outdated, the 8v engine only makes sense if you're waiting for a proper ROC to be rebuilt.

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Currently the car has a Cosworth BD engine fitted so running the car is not an issue. What I want to do is to return it to originality and then race it as it would have done in period. The bulk of the engines racing in the F2 series are either Cosworth or BWM so it would be good to take out something that is a little differen. I appreciate that in period they were underpowered but I can live with that if I can get one. If I am going to do this then it needs to be exactly the same block and head used in period (and I willalso need the evidence to prove it in order to get the appropriate papers for racing) It sounds as if the block will not be the problem but the head may be a different matter

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Just out of curiousity - Do you have the bellhousing that would mate to the N9T block or would you need to locate that as well?

I wish you all the best, but it seems like finding a proper ROC motor that's ready for vintage racing will be quite the journey.  I'd start with the advert listed above for the head and hopefully you can track that down - or at least stumble across someone that might have some spares.

Keep us posted on your successes - and if there's any cross over parts that would be of use to you - please let me know.

Rabin

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I know there is somebody in France with a ROC head that is trying to make some kind of 2.2 16v hybrid engine like Matra did.
You on the other hand need the full set of F2 parts.

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