Peugeot 205 Hillclimber

Pug205Hillclimb

A few months ago I took a step forward in this little hobby of ours and bought myself a Mig welder. Since then I’ve made a few custom parts and brackets, added some new metal to my radiator support panel, and even helped a mate plug up some holes in his engine bay. I was starting to feel pretty proud of my accomplishments; then I received an email from Cameron about his Peugeot 205 build and I came crashing back down to reality. You see, Cameron studied Motorsport Engineering and now works for Ford in the UK as a suspension systems engineer, so he knows a thing or two about how cars work, especially his Peugeot 205. The plan for this little hatch is a space-frame chassis with double wishbone and push-rod suspension, front engine (ish), rear wheel drive, ~350bhp and carbon panels for a target weight of 600kg including the driver. Be sure to keep an eye out for an update in the future when the car is closer to completion.

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CLICK HERE for the full build thread.

UPDATE: The above build thread is no longer receiving updates, please CLICK HERE for another source.

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9 Responses to “Peugeot 205 Hillclimber”

  1. stewart k says:

    yay! i send Cam the BT link to get him to submit it. :)

  2. DSDave says:

    Awesome build! It’s so much when better when you post builds that are threads rather than just gallerys as it tells a much better story! More like this please!

  3. anth says:

    I know what you mean, Dave. I wish all the builds I featured were like this. I have to work with what’s out there.

  4. Dan says:

    I’ve been following this build since you first featured it on here and am saddened to see that the build will no longer be updated on the website due to Cameron being banned it seems?

  5. Chris says:

    Any idea what happened to the thread? Still on that forum but it has been closed, is there a blog for it at all?

  6. anth says:

    Thanks Teun, I have updated the post :)

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  8. Cameron says:

    How / why I got banned from 205 drivers is a loooooong story but it had been coming for some time!

    For everyone interested, the build is now up on PistonHeads and that’s where I’ll do all the really detailed stuff. Uphill Racers is a brilliant forum, but the 4 pic per post limit means I can’t add as much detail as I’d like to.

    The new thread can be found here:

    http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=47&t=1352377&mid=406366&nmt=Peugeot+205+Saloon+Libre

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