New(ish) car .. not really Lotus Content and a long wait..

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Post by Scotty C » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:32 pm

Is that a differ engine cover to look retro 😎
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Post by renmure » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 pm

I'm not really sure how the final look will go. The rocker covers are away being powdercoated in red and once the ITBs and airbox is on I'm not sure what it will physically look like. It's a weird way of doing things :D
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Post by renmure » Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:18 pm

Some more pics incase anyone is still awake :D
The engine and gearbox is all stripped down and re-built and on its way back to the car builder.

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The Listerbell factory have designed bespoke 3D manifold which will be machined in alloy to fit my ITB setup and also are doing the same for the airbox. The pic below shows the mock-up of the set-up. Engine should be with the car builder today or tomorrow and (hopefully) in place before New Year.

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Post by Dominic » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:42 am

Very cool! Loving it
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Post by douglasgdmw » Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:37 pm

Just make you realise that car manufacturers spoil engine bays by covering it in nasty plastic.

Remember opening up the bonnet on the RS4, hoping to see the fully V8 in glory and to be sorely dissapointed by the amount of plastic.

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Post by campbell » Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:35 am

I took the plastic cover off the Evora for frolic

Didn't look a lot better TBH
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Post by scott_e » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:22 am

Can wait to see it rolling around the Angus countryside Jim :thumbsup

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Post by Rosssco » Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:41 pm

scott_e wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:22 am
Can wait to see it rolling around the Angus countryside Jim :thumbsup
Poor choice of words for this particular car :lol:
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Post by scott_e » Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:45 pm

Rosssco wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:41 pm
scott_e wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:22 am
Can wait to see it rolling around the Angus countryside Jim :thumbsup
Poor choice of words for this particular car :lol:
I must have missed something Ross :scratch I dont get it ? :)

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Post by renmure » Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:52 pm

scott_e wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:45 pm
Rosssco wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:41 pm
scott_e wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:22 am
Can wait to see it rolling around the Angus countryside Jim :thumbsup
Poor choice of words for this particular car :lol:
I must have missed something Ross :scratch I dont get it ? :)
It's funny how many pics there are of them on 2 wheels, no wheels, broken, pranged, in bits, wrapped round trees and even... dirty!! I'm going to try hard to stick to four wheels facing forward... and clean :)
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Post by scott_e » Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:27 am

renmure wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:52 pm
scott_e wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:45 pm
Rosssco wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:41 pm


Poor choice of words for this particular car :lol:
I must have missed something Ross :scratch I dont get it ? :)
It's funny how many pics there are of them on 2 wheels, no wheels, broken, pranged, in bits, wrapped round trees and even... dirty!! I'm going to try hard to stick to four wheels facing forward... and clean :)
Ah I see :lol: :lol: :lol: yip indeed a poor choice of words :lol: :lol: :lol:

Hope everything is going to plan for you Jim, amazing project !

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Post by Rosssco » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:24 am

Yeah, just the rally car replica connection! :D
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Post by rossybee » Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:54 am

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Post by ClarkyBoy » Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:22 pm

Jim - Great to see this coming together!!

cannot wait to see the finished article - the part fitted up chassis is looking really well put together.
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Post by douglasgdmw » Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:28 pm

Love the AirItalia livery, however it just does not sit right on a Lambo. Every time I look at it, I am always reminded it should be on a Lancia :?
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