THE TG SPORTS (1955) SPECIFICATIONS

(Some of these items are optional)

 

CHASSIS
Semi monocoque chassis with full Automotive Engineering Design including frontal crash impact area.

 

SUSPENSION
Mazda Miata MX5 fully independent front and rear suspension.


STEERING
All standard rack and pinion steering from Mazda Miata MX5
Collapsible steering column from Mazda Miata MX5


BRAKES
All disc brakes, lines and hoses from Mazda Miata MX5.


FUEL SYSTEM
Mazda Miata tank with return line, fuel lines and filters.


ELECTRICAL
All new wiring looms including computer loom.
All new instruments, speedo, rev counter, temperature gauge, fuel gauge, etc available from Classic Instruments USA.
All new lights to International Standards.


BODY
Grill All chrome on brass hand crafted with stainless slats and solid brass octagonal cap.
Bonnet All 1.2mm electro galvanised steel with genuine louvres and stainless steel hinge. Push button catches.
Doors Fibreglass with side intrusion protection. Stainless steel burst resistance hinges, double action burst proof catches.
General Fibreglass gel coat. Coremat is added to give stone protection in mudguard areas.


INTERIOR & WEATHER PROTECTION
Dashboard.
Impact crash strip installed on top of dash area.
Quality cut pile Carpet.
Seats etc as per Mazda Miata MX5. Low Back Bucket style also available as optional.
Stainless steel soft Top fittings, with top quality English 'Everflex" vinyl top and zippered sidescreens.


WHEELS/TYRES
As per Mazda Miata MX5 donor or optional chrome on wire wheels.

 

GENERAL
All seen fasteners are stainless steel. Windscreen is aluminium channel extrusion.
2 speed wipers with intermittent position as per Mazda Miata MX5.
Windscreen washers
Chrome bumpers.
New radiator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TG/Mazda Miata MX5 specifications

 

 

Motor and transission


  Mazda Miata MX5 1600 116 BHP @ 6500 RPM
             or                1800 133 BHP @ 6500 RPM

 

Suspension

Weights

Front suspension (no wheels)                                                                       69.5 kilos (153.25lb)

Rear suspension (no wheels)                                                                      96 Kilos (211.5lb)  
1600cc motor and manual transmission                                                      170 kilos (374.75lb)
1800cc motor and manual transmission                                                      179.6 kilos (396lb)
Manual Transmission only                                                                          37 kilos (81.5lb)

Auto transmission only                                                                               63 kilos (139.5lb)
1600cc motor only                                                                                    133 kilos (293.2lb)

1800cc motor only                                                                                    142.6 kilos (314.4 lb)

 

TG/MX5 comparisons

 

                  TG Sports                           Mazda MX5


TG chassis only                                                 210 kilos (462.95lb)

TG weight at front axle Mazda wheels(1800cc)   477.7 kilos (1053.1lb)         520 kilos (lb)

TG weight at rear axle Mazda wheels (1800cc)   491.6 kilos (1083.66lb)       520 kilos (lb)   

TG total weight 5 Mazda wheels(1800cc)            969.25 kilos (2136.8lb)        1040 kilos (2293lb) With spacesaver

TG total weight with wire wheels (1800cc)                 1000kilos

 

Dimensions                              TG Sports                                    Mazda MX5

OA length                                  3740 mm (147.25”)                        3948mm (155.4”)
OA width                                   1655 mm (65")                              1676mm (65.9”)
OA height                                  1220 mm (48”)                              1224mm (48.2”)
Wheelbase                                2440 mm (96”)                              2265mm (89.2”)
Track, front with wire wheels       1460 mm (57.5")                           1410mm (55.5”)MX5 wheels

Track, rear with wire wheels       1500mm (59”)                                1428mm (56.2”)MX5 wheels                

 

For weight comparisons

Weight of each Mazda Miata MX5 wheel including tyre                  13.1 kilos (28.8lb)

Weight of Mazda Miata MX5 space saver spare                            7.5 kilos (16.5lb)

Weight of each wire wheel including tyre                                      19.25 kilos (42.4lb)           

 

Crate dimensions

 

Cubic dimensions                                                          4300mm x 2000mm x 1140mm

Weight                                                                          800 kilos