E.R.A. integrates complex inner panels with
brake, carburetor and interior ducting into each body section. To bond
inner and outer body panels together, E.R.A. uses a special technique
gasketing and bonding with epoxy to
(print-through) to the outer skin. Other kits, and the original
simply glass the inner panels directly to the outside skin, a cheap
that will eventually creat distortion on the outside body surface.
||These high-intensity mini-parking lights allow for the use of full
|Most of the visible sides of our inner panels are finished smooth
black gel-coat. This means that even the inside of the rear body
looks good. On a completed car, this finish looks adds class that
cobbled up kit will never achieve.
|The double-walled roof is fabricated from high
resin and reinforced with graphite and KevlarÒ for extra stiffness
and dimensional stability.
All body latches and fasteners are also included. The front
at the front and is secured by custom die-cast latches and Dzus
The rear body is also hinged, and secured by outside latches (see
bottom of this page) and top latches (seen at the right) controlled by
levers on the rear bulkhead.
||Even in our standard kit, every
panel is installed onto the
You know that everything fits! No fiberglass work is necessary,
preparation of the body components for paint. We even drill or cut out
the holes for the lights.
Included in the kit are your choice of rear body ventilation
louvered (as shown at the left), or with large rolled holes like
later competition cars had.
are hinged, latched and adjusted at the factory. We have taken
extra time to replicate the original door handles and front and rear
latches instead of using incorrect off-the-shelf pieces. These
pieces are available from no-one else.
Windshield glass, plexiglass
windows with swing-out inserts, rear window, weather seals, and door
straps are included in the kit.
panels and rear splash panels and aluminum access panels
|Original style brake cooling ducts
are designed into the front and rear body. Ducts for
carburetor air and engine compartment
ventilation are designed into the rear body. Three dedicated
exits in the rear body are trimmed with aluminum covers in either MK1
or MK2 (oval holes) style.
Three fresh air intakes (also
for the optional air conditioning) are built into the nose. Each is
to the cockpit with hoses and valves.
front body hinge works by
a nylon "nut" in an aluminum frame. The nut screws onto a
stud on the chassis to allow adjustment left-to-right. The
block is attached to the body through large holes and sliding nut plate
allowing longitudinal and vertical adjustment.
The rear body hinge
is open, allowing easy removal of the rear body section.
All outside trim pieces are authentic
of the originals, including door hardware and front and rear body
No one else is willing to invest the money to reproduce these rare
|The rear body side latches are backed up by top latches.
Release handles are inside the cockpit, behind each seat, but
handle will release both latches.
On the track!