Archive for August, 2012:

RS Vantage Aston Martin Manifolds back from Zircotec

The R & D manifolds manufactured for the RS Fabrications Vantage have been picked up and delivered to Bamford Rose for fitment to “Alan”, along with other performance parts. RS Fabrications have worked closely with Zircotec and have used their Plasma-sprayed Ceramic Coating on many projects in the past. ” Linda was my first contact at Zircotec when Shane […]






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RS Aston Martin V8 Base Line Dyno Run

Shane & Russell took the RS Vantage to the dyno for a base line test run, prior to it’s trip to Bamford Rose for the upgrades to boost performance. 5 Runs were completed at BTEC Racing, with the best run producing 372.9 BHP. Runs were compled with Air Conditioner & Traction Control off and Shane […]






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1960 Formula Junior Elva 2 Stroke Expansion Chamber

Roger Dexter had a meeting at RS Fabrications, Banbury, to discuss his 2 Stroke DKM [Audi] engined Formula Junior. The 1960 Elva chassis is still in its original configuration running the 3 cylinder DKM engine. Roger had specific dimensions for the Expansion Chamber, based mainly on past experience and information from his Engine Builder. Neil Saunders, know […]






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Aston Martin V8 Vantage Development Continues

Exhaust manifold development continues with Bamford Rose on the Aston Martin V8 Vantage. A recent installation on a Vantage S at the Bamford Rose workshop, took power figures from 422 bhp to a respectable 455 bhp, but that is only half the story. The installation transforms the driveability of the Aston, improving the torque and the overall […]






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