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  1. I'm in SoCal. Got some contact info for Mr....

    I'm in SoCal. Got some contact info for Mr. DeMuro? Would my '62 Seven S2 Cosworth be OK?
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    Thank you both, Coffee Break and Jerry, for the...

    Thank you both, Coffee Break and Jerry, for the kind words.

    Yes I did make patterns from the original skins. but in the end, a friend of mine had a new chassis shipped over and I was able to...
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    Very cool! I love the steering wheel. Do you...

    Very cool! I love the steering wheel. Do you know what year it is?
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    For the restoration of my '62 I picked up a very...

    For the restoration of my '62 I picked up a very well used Harbor Freight utility trailer. I welded a steel channel to the middle and then fab'd a couple of vertical posts for each end with pivot...
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    A bunch of us (San Diego Lotus Club) are doing a...

    A bunch of us (San Diego Lotus Club) are doing a Star Car event at Chuckwalla over the weekend of 28 December. Come on out. My '62 should be all broken in by then. I just fitted the lap belts and...
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    Sticky: Brad's Cat next to my '62 just before heading out...

    Brad's Cat next to my '62 just before heading out for a SoCal morning drive:
    https://live.staticflickr.com/7597/26554499843_e5741cb686_b.jpg
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    Nice looking Seven. Is it a Ford or BMC powered...

    Nice looking Seven. Is it a Ford or BMC powered car? There's more room in the A-Series powered car's engine bay than in the Ford engined cars.

    WRT fitting in an S2 I have found that where...
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    Hi Bill; I have a couple of suggestions for...

    Hi Bill;

    I have a couple of suggestions for you:
    1) Contact Chris Mintoft at Redline Components in the U.K. He likely has exactly what you need.
    2) Consider changing out your 1-piece original...
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    I'm 6'4" w/ long torso and size 13 feet. I have...

    I'm 6'4" w/ long torso and size 13 feet. I have done a bit of revision to the foot box along with adjustments to the foam in my seats on my '62 Lotus Seven and now I find it quite comfortable. ...
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    Here's the old Seven out in the real world:...

    Here's the old Seven out in the real world:
    Wynola Road Video

    https://vimeo.com/143489743
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    By way of reference, I have an old '62 Lotus...

    By way of reference, I have an old '62 Lotus Seven with a pre-Xflow 1340 Cosworth. It weighs in at 960lbs (verified) with a full tank of gas. All 5 gallons of it. It makes 85Hp at the crank on the...
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    I'm about to go through my Type 9 this next...

    I'm about to go through my Type 9 this next weekend. It will be my maiden outing. I'm going to install a BGH close ratio gearset along with new synchro, bearings and seals. I've looked around quite a...
  13. I'm running VTO wheels on my '62 S2. Here's a...

    I'm running VTO wheels on my '62 S2. Here's a website link: VTO wheels

    Sorry, I can't help you with the KPH speedo.
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    Thanks for the follow up. I'm glad to hear that...

    Thanks for the follow up. I'm glad to hear that it is working well w/o additional components. That will simplify my installation too.Question: Are you using a key switch or are you going to use your...
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    I'm using this 10 gallon JAZ fuel cell from...

    I'm using this 10 gallon JAZ fuel cell from Summit in my Seven:
    https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4747/26365707018_78e88b451d_b.jpg

    https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4698/39527285954_c0712e09ab_b.jpg
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    Very cool. I like your thinking here in the...

    Very cool. I like your thinking here in the circuit layout. I'm presently building a cafe racer bike for a customer and installing the Motogadget M-unit Blue in it. I've been thinking of installing...
  17. I wouldn't give up without a fight if a Seven is...

    I wouldn't give up without a fight if a Seven is truly your dream car. I haven't.

    I'm 6'4" with long inseam (36"). I have a '62 Series 2 and fit in it quite well.....Albeit after a bit of work: I...
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    San Diego Lotus Club Back Country Drive

    San Diego County Back Country Drive
    Day / Date: Sunday 07/01/2018
    Meetup Time: 0645am
    Departure / Home Time: 0700am >>>> Noon
    Meetup Location: Westfield North County Fair Mall, Escondido 92029
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  19. San Diego now has its very own Lotus Club

    1 June 2018, San Diego.
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    The San Diego Lotus Club is now live as the newest Chapter of the Golden Gate Lotus Club. SDLC is proud...
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    Concur. Stewart's Cat is indeed a looker:...

    Concur. Stewart's Cat is indeed a looker:
    https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4539/24772896108_b9f5f6e9be_b.jpg

    And often admired by passers by:...
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Concur on the remove before painting. WRT...

    Concur on the remove before painting.

    WRT removing / loosening the headlight retention nut: You could also use a line wrench or make your own by cutting a slot in the side of a box end wrench like...
  23. Hi Dave; That is a very good idea. And one...

    Hi Dave;

    That is a very good idea. And one that has lead me to my planned path forward. Yes, I am familiar with Milton's 105E upgrade kits and their 3-rail to T9 steel sandwich plate adapter. It...
  24. I have had very good interactions with them as...

    I have had very good interactions with them as well.

    I have researched the web to see what's out there. I'm concerned that the bellhousings from Burton, RWD, Tiger, etc., will require a different...
  25. Wanted: Bellhousing to Mate T9 5-speed Gearbox to Kent Block

    I'm in need of a bellhousing to mate a T9 5-speed gearbox to a Kent engine. I need to retain the standard Cortina flywheel / starter interface.

    Anybody have one that they want to sell?

    Regards,...
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