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  1. Thread: Still around

    by Taber10
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    Florida's Panhandle

    Hey, Croc, you really shouldn't put "all of Florida" together, at least not politically. The Panhandle has even been recognized TWICE by President Trump as "different" from most of Florida, once...
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    I had both front fenders replaced, and the right...

    I had both front fenders replaced, and the right front fender support, along with both headlamps, nose cone, radiator, etc. etc. But, for the record, the wife STILL insists that the bear was hunting...
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    Registering a Caterham in Florida

    I will add my dated (2007) experience in FL, but also Croc's statement about different DMV offices applies: FL requires that to register a "Specially Constructed Vehicle" the owner must provide...
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    Jon Nelson--formerly with "Caterham USA"

    I'm not sure that it is necessary, but I would like to "add one" to Croc's opinion of Jon Nelson stated above. After my encounter with the bear, I had some extensive dealings with Jon also, further...
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    Certified Lotus, Thanks for the Christmas...

    Certified Lotus,
    Thanks for the Christmas wishes, and for the great pictures. Not exactly sure about the, "...and their lonely cars stored for the winter." as it has FINALLY cooled off enough down...
  6. I can't explain the dealership, but I will say...

    I can't explain the dealership, but I will say that David Saville Peck, RIP, was an outstanding individual and great representative of Caterham, driver's sportsmanship and even of both of his...
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    Rebuilding/Registering a Caterham in Texas

    Jabbers, interesting site, but if Andy reads it--and nothing else--it could be depressing!

    So, has anyone heard from Andy? Did he get the visa, get moved, get the Caterham, etc?

    And, more...
  8. Once you paint or polish the "virgin" aluminum,...

    Once you paint or polish the "virgin" aluminum, it is difficult to return the aluminum to the original "satin" or "brushed" natural state. Not that I have done any of that to my Caterham......
  9. My Caterham has been "bare aluminum" for over ten...

    My Caterham has been "bare aluminum" for over ten years that I've had it. It really depends on "the look" that you are going for: I wanted a "traditional" look, and the club racers of the early...
  10. I understand about the height issue--I'm 6ft3in...

    I understand about the height issue--I'm 6ft3in myself. I would love to have you sit in my SV, but while I am in Florida, I am FIVE HOURS west of Jacksonville on I-10, in Crestview. If you ever get...
  11. My thoughts are that you should have your knees...

    My thoughts are that you should have your knees cut off for calling the SV "...goofy...."!

    Maybe if you tried one, your opinion would change?
    Taber
  12. Questions--Answers

    Hope this helps.....
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    SKIP'S Caterham Butt Extractor

    Great pictures, esp. the lowflying Spitfire in the background, and some pictures of Skip--but really his name should be in the original title......
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    Battery suggestion....

    I use an Odyssey Model #PC680MJ-A in my Caterham. Fits the space and provides LOTS of cranking power.

    Taber
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    I think it depends on the construction of the...

    I think it depends on the construction of the jack stands. I have done some slight damage to my RaceDeck even jacking CAT7SV and my Elan M100 because an older set of jack stands had "sharp" edges on...
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    I'm not sure how it would relate to your barn,...

    I'm not sure how it would relate to your barn, but my garage--referred to as "Taber's Toybox"...has RaceDeck flooring. This is a plastic tile that interlocks, comes in lots of colors, and different...
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    Width of Caterham SV scuttle

    Not sure I know what measurement you want, but since no one else has posted.....

    Measuring from OUTSIDE on driver's side at rear bottom of scuttle, across dvr's legs, above trans tunnel, STRAIGHT...
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    Sticky: Beagle, Welcome. I'm 6'3" and around 220, and...

    Beagle,
    Welcome. I'm 6'3" and around 220, and fit an SV fine. I'd recommend you take your driving shoes along for the test fit, because the foot box restrictions come into play for some of...
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    Good to know! Any idea how many came to the...

    Good to know! Any idea how many came to the States?

    Taber
  20. Just to make sure this thread is complete,...

    Just to make sure this thread is complete, although this post is actually "off-topic" Joan and I were at Gettysburg/LOG 30, and felt as if we were "outsiders" and not as "welcome" as we had been in...
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    Gert, Ditto what "...Dingo..." said: Glad we...

    Gert,
    Ditto what "...Dingo..." said: Glad we got to travel with you, and I'll never forget how jealous Joan and I were of all your "modifications" during GBB. That has to be one of the best...
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    Sticky: I have given "dozens" of people rides in my...

    I have given "dozens" of people rides in my Caterham SV, in the years I have owned it, and similarly in the two Corvettes C6 and C7 that I have owned. This has included some children. While both...
  23. Thread: joke

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    Skip, Despite selling your cars, I hope you stay...

    Skip,
    Despite selling your cars, I hope you stay on USA7s--I need the jokes!
    Thanks,
    Taber
  24. Thread: 56 Lotus

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    Thanks for posting the picture and the...

    Thanks for posting the picture and the museum--I'll be back in Ohio some day....

    Not to take away from the outstanding Lotus 11--or any other Lotus for that matter, but to say that it was the...
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    Great video, and I would NEVER criticize anything...

    Great video, and I would NEVER criticize anything Jay Leno says about cars, but he does say, "....Caterham and others copied the Lotus....." during the introduction while describing the original...
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