1978 Lola T492 - $55,000

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My 1978 Lola T492 is reportedly one of four ordered new by Carl Haas and was later campaigned in SCCA and CRDA events. The was refurbished under a pervious owner between 2010 and 2012 and then by the team at WynnFurst Racing ltd starting in January 2019 after my purchase of same date. Car has been race prepped by WynnFurst since I've owned it.
Lola 492 upgrades since I've owned it:
-New front support bars to stiffen chassis and added safety to cockpit.
-New Koni double adjustment shocks.
-Added outboard wildwood brakes, all four corners.
-New front diffuser.
-New all Aurora rod ends.
-New fuel tank and fuel qty gauge.
-New gauges, tack and temp warning lights.
-New extinguisher.
-New belts and added head rest.
-New removable steering wheel.
-New engine meter for motor hours(7 hours)
-Rebuilt engine from Elite engines.
-New Fireball ignition system.
-New throttle/cable mount.
-New custom Burns exhaust system.
**With all the new upgrades to this car, this makes it one the the best if not the best Lola 492 S2000 in the country.

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Power comes from a 2.0 liter Ford inline-four which was rebuilt and has 7 hrs added. And is equipped with aluminum radiators and a dry sump system with a Mocal oil cooler. New steel plating on tub, replacement of the roll bar and bracing, new skid plates and nickel-plated bulkheads along with fresh outer tub skins, new rain and brake lights were installed. Car is equipped with a fiberglass Lola racing seat not seat in picture is not included but would recommend a Speed Seat as seen in pictures.
Shifting is through a Hewland 4 speed manual gearbox which was rebuilt by Averill Racing stuff.
Logbooks dating back to 1978 from SCCA and Waterford Hills Road Racing are included with sale.
Cars 1st race was an SCCA event at Lake Erie in May 1979. From 1980 throughout 1993 it competed in SCCA events in the US and CRDA events in Canada. Most recently it was campaigned in SCCA,SVRA,HSR and VSCDA. Car was last run in 2021 at Spring Vintage race at Road America and prepared by WynnFurst Racing Ltd.
Car comes with 2 extra sets of wheels and many, many spare parts as seen in pictures.
If interested cal 414 881 5544 and ask for John.

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