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PostPosted: July 14, 2017, 1:39 pm 
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Home built (not kit) Lotus Seven (Locost) for sale. Presently 85% complete. Requires assembly of previously finished/semi-finished pieces, so now it is much like a kit car.
Asking: $4500
Wheel Base: 90 1/2"
Front Track: 61 3/4"
Rear Track: 62 1/2"
Finished weight: Approx. 1400#

Frame: Constructed of mostly 1" sq. tubing with round tubing as required for strenght and appearance. Floor panel is one piece .06 aluminum bonded and
rivited to frame.
Roll bar is 1 5/16" dia. X .095 wall tubing bolted to the frame with removable front & rear bracing as shown in pix.

Front suspension: Mustang II discs & calipers with new pads. Upper & Lower "A" arms are custom made from 3/4" X .083 wall tubing with adjustable
heim joints at inboard ends for caster/camber changes. QA-1 coil over spring & adjustable shocks are employed with 200# front springs.
Mounted with aircraft grade hardware. A Mustang depowered power steering rack is used for correct, quick ratio. Tires are new Sumitimo 205/60 X
14" front & rear.

Rear suspension: A rebuilt 7.5" Mustang limited slip differential with a 3.45 ratio is installed using QA-1 coilover spring & adjustable shocks with 125#
rear springs and disc brake conversion kit.

Body: Aluminum body panels are .04 or .06 thick and completly formed & have been trial rivited and drilled in place. Most are presently removed for wiring
routing. Fiberglass nose, windshield frame (with glass) and fenders are Kinetic items modified as required. Paint color is 2007/2009 Corvette Atomic
Orange. See pix. New Speedway headlights and front turn signal assembles are used. Rear turn signal are new H/F DOT approved trailer units.
A back up light is mounted.

Engine: Engine is a 1988 2.3 L. Merkur turbo charged fuel injected overhead cam that produces about 190 HP. An exhaust system will need to be fabricated
from the downpipe rearward. Engine mounts are welded in the proper frame location for installation. An incomplete spare 2.3 L. Ranger truck
engine will go with the sale.

Cooling: A new Hyundai Elantra radiator is mounted with a pulling electric cooling fan.

Electrical: A custom English made wiring harness having proper relays & fuses for all electrical circuts has been incorporated.

Transmission: A Merkur C-9 5 speed is to be used and the mount is welded in the proper place. Driveshaft is new, custom made, balanced unit.

Brakes: A custom steel pedal box holds the new Tilton clutch M/C, new Tilton duel M/C's with a balance bar for front/rear adjustable disc brakes.
Fronts are Mustang II, as listed above, and rears are Ford M-2300-K Cobra Disc conversion kit. All brake lines & fittings are new and will require
tightening, filling/bleeding prior to operation.

Interior: New padded three spoke steering wheek with quick release adaptor. Gauges are Mustang Fox body with new Speedway electric tachometer.
All switches are new and turn signals are a combination of self cancelling electronic motor cycle units and trailer splitter that work great for not
forgetting to turn them off. A defroster unit has been fitted to comply with PA registration rules and a two speed wiper motor is employed using
new wiper assemblies. Driver's seat is custom aluminum, with track adjustment. Passenger's custom aluminum seat is fixed. Both have new black
seat covers.

Fuel: A new Kinetic 10 gal. fuel cell has been used with a new electric high capacity pusher fuel pump and new AN fittins for plumbing.


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TooBusy,
Sent you a PM back today. Should be in your mailbox. Any questions. Please feel free to ask. I'll do my best.
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Check your PMs Talked to Wifey Dearest and sent you an offer.

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Project has been sold to a good home.


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