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Suzuki XR69 F1 TT Aluminium Swinging Arm

Local Silverstone Bike Builder, John Simms at Trident Engineering, came into RS Fabrications with a simple request. “Russell, Can you make me some of these XR69 swinging arms?” ” No, problem!!!” was Russell’s reply. [“as always” Sarah added!] Working from a sample Swinging arm, manufacturing tooling was designed and fabricated in house, mainly from 20mm […]

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RS Fabrications Yaris GR Dyno Runs and Production

With research, Russell invested in the DTUK Performance Specialists Digital Tuning Box for the Yaris GR and with another exhaust change it was off to the Dyno, Testing. Time invested on the Dyno has produced great results for Exhaust Tuning and Mapping of the DTUK Tuning box. Maps have been specifically manipulated for RS Fabrications […]

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RS Fabrications, R & D, Data Collection and Analysis

“Probably the most interesting time that you can have with any vehicle is on the RS Fabrications Yaris R & D Testing Program” commented Russell recently. Outright performance & vehicle improvement is the goal, with additional Testing and Analysis under strict Covid rules in these difficult times, but they are making headway! Also we have […]

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Yaris GR, RS Fabrications Evaluations

With evaluation runs out between Christmas & New Year, Research & Development continues at RS Fab. From our original Test Sessions and further Road Testing our 0-60 time have dropped from  5.01 to 4.40  and our 30-70 times from 4.78 to 4.20 both on a damp cold morning but still showing some superb gains. [N.B. […]

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Yaris Testing and Exhaust Manufacture continues at RS Fabrications

Exhaust Testing and Manufacture continues at the RS Fabrications facility in Towcester. After testing with our straight through system on Track we proceeded to MRC Tuning, Banbury, for Dyno runs. With limited time, we tested the Standard Yaris Exhaust System for a baseline and then tested our GRS 102, 3.0″ Centre Section with Silencer and […]

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RS Fabrications Yaris GR Performance Exhaust Hits The Road

Exhaust development has started on the RS Fabrications Yaris GR. RS Fabrications Yaris GR specifications:- Cat Back Stainless Steel Performance Exhaust System. Mandrel Bends, Gas Purged and fully Tig Welded to the highest specification. Direct Factory replacement. 2 Bolt Laser Cut Flange using existing Vehicle Exhaust Mounts. 3.0” ‘V’ Band Clamp [Centre Section to Rear […]

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Mini Cooper S Radford DeVille, Repeat Offender Chris Twigg

Repeat Offender Chris Twigg [long time associate & partner with Russell] purchased this stunning Classic Mini Cooper S Radford DeVille from Total Headturners. A rare and low mileage example of the Classic Mini Cooper S, this vehicle was one of the last Coopers to leave the factory in 2000. Having previously maintained & stored Mr […]

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RS Fabrications Yaris GR Performance Project

This week RS Fabrications have taken delivery of their new Toyota Yaris GR [Circuit Edition]. This is a 2021 Development Program for RS Fabrications to explore the full potential of the already potent Gazoo Racing Homologation special. “It was back in Lockdown when I became aware of the Toyota Yaris Build program, through some insider […]

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1961 850 Classic Mini Project Completion

What started as a small project for Russell has ended in a fantastic example of a 1961 850 Classic Mini. Russell imported, Qty 4, Mk 1 Mini’s from South Africa and subsequently ended up keeping the best of the bunch, the 850 Mini Minor. The other 3 have been “moved on” but this South Africa Mini, […]

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Ford Ranger Ladder/Cargo Rack, Custom Order.

Michael, owner of a local Roofing Company, had a specific request for his Ford Ranger. Manufacture to Michael’s design, the Ladder Cargo Rack has been fabricated in Mild Steel Tube, with Laser Cut mounts with integral side cargo strap mounts either side. It was also manufactured to incorporate the Cargo Bed Roll Top Cover, already […]

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