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 Post subject: Re: Need 7 measurements
PostPosted: February 27, 2017, 4:40 pm 
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seattletom wrote:
...The "refrigerator white" color of your mock-up panels may be exaggerating the impression of size...

It has a 97" wheelbase, so it's not that huge.

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 Post subject: Re: Need 7 measurements
PostPosted: February 27, 2017, 6:48 pm 
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Just seems big compaired to other 7's. Not criticizing and like the others say paper body is blocky and white and it up in air. Yours looks good.


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PostPosted: February 28, 2017, 11:39 pm 
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RTz posted this picture in the "locost vs Chaterham" thread at viewtopic.php?f=23&t=17693

Note how the Caterham is asymmetric compared to an early Lotus 7.


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