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Discussion in 'Mondial' started by Mechanical Dad, Jan 2, 2018.

  1. Mechanical Dad

    Mechanical Dad Formula Junior

    Aug 30, 2016
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    Anyone ever built one or seen one? I think it would be a neat idea. Not much on the web for a mondial race car other than a few old pics from way back when. I'd love to give it a shot if I could find the right car to build. I can't afford a challenge car yet, but you have to start somewhere, right?
     
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  3. mustbenuts

    mustbenuts Karting

    May 14, 2017
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    Not so sure about your statement of "way back when" as a Google search found a number of rather recent examples. Had a great time years ago building a rally car up but sorry, no experience prepping a Mondial.
     
  4. Mechanical Dad

    Mechanical Dad Formula Junior

    Aug 30, 2016
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    Wow that's more like it! I remember searching a while ago for mondial race car or something along those lines and all that came up was a few older (I'm guessing 80s) amatuer shots of what looked like a blue or silver car over in Europe. I haven't searched since then. This idea came into my head last night for some reason. So I guess I jumped before looking again. At least I have some more info to go off of now. Thanks guys!
     
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  6. paulchua

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    I track my car stock and it's a lot of fun. Here is a post I wrote about the infamous Moneytron mondials
     
  7. Natkingcolebasket69

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    I knew you had a great mondial story Paul!!!


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  8. racespecferrari

    racespecferrari F1 Veteran

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    I've been building one for 12+ years. Sadly stalled mostly, due to long term health problems.
    I can hopefully give you whatever advice you need.
    Mine is fully stripped out, caged, Electromotive Xdi ignition, custom alloy radiator, electric water pump conversion, air con removed, digital dash, stripped down wiring loom etc etc...
     
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  9. Mechanical Dad

    Mechanical Dad Formula Junior

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    Can you post some pictures of it ? Love to see it !

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  11. DanielGA

    DanielGA Karting

    Mar 19, 2018
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    I'm getting ready to prep mine for track....but not a full track car; it street and track car; its 82 Mondial 8; am assembling parts now; its a winter project; took it to the track in Fall but just for slow speed touring laps; its need stuff; will be doing:

    -EFI
    -adding Supercharger
    -suspension
    -still debating if too add roll bar/seats/harness or leave stock inside...

    (this would be my second street/track car...)
     
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  12. Mark C Harvey

    Mark C Harvey Karting

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    +1
     
  13. DanielGA

    DanielGA Karting

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    will do once I start (Dec or Jan)...it will be a big/fun project :)
     
  14. Capri335

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    Here is mine. Bought recently (Oct 17th). RHD Perth Australia. I took it to the track on the weekend (Dec 2nd). Got a few problems but it was fun.... especially passing a 911!

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  15. 2cam

    2cam Formula Junior

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    VERY cool!

    2cam
     
  16. DanielGA

    DanielGA Karting

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    Great! I think you have a roll bar inside...? can you send pics of how attached...thinking of including one but would like to keep the rear seats (maybe a removal harness bar but a fixed rollbar)
     
  17. Capri335

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  18. DanielGA

    DanielGA Karting

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    super thanks for the pics!!! i am not looking to race but for track-use....but I understand about regulations...btw is head (with helmet) clearance an issue with your setup?
     
  19. afterburner

    afterburner Formula 3
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    A racing car with RARE sun roof option :D
     
  20. rob

    rob F1 Rookie

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    There was a tv show out of England that bought a Mondial track car and redid it for resale it was kind of like Wheeler Dealers but I can’t recall the name of the show. I remember one of the presenters was named Mario. I’ll see if I can dig it up on the web.
     
  21. rob

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    Classic Car Rescue season 2 episode 6
     
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  22. Wade

    Wade Three Time F1 World Champ
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  23. Capri335

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    No not at all. I am 5'9".
     
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  24. paulchua

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    Amazing, keep up the good work and enjoy!
     
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