Frame progressing

July 19, 2009
#50 chain drive 2 motors to rear end

Hood in place

Hood in place w/o trim or latches

rolling chassis first day in the sun

This is a picture of the frame with a few more tubes installed

a few more tubes added

a few more tubes added

A lot more tubes added.
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Rear suspension layout.
rear suspension layout
Floorboard installed.
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Fro9nt suspension layout.
frontend 7
Rearend layout lower control arms.
lower control arm plates 1
Rearend layout upper control arms.
rear upper control arm
Rear control arms installed.
rear control arms installed
Rear suspension installed.
rear suspension installed
Front suspension installed.
front suspension installed
Body panel fitup. The body panels are made from 22 gage steel (metal roof panel material before its made into roofing) You can obtain this material in a lot of different colors from a supplier of metal roofing.
body panel fitup
SPAX shock thread adapter

SPAX shock thread adapter

SPAX shocks converted to adjustible coil overs

SPAX shocks converted to adjustible coil overs

 

Rear framework allmost done

Rear framework allmost done

Another shot of the rear framework

Another shot of the rear framework

Rear shocks installed

Rear shocks installed

Rear shocks installed view 2

Rear shocks installed view 2

Lotus 7 replica construction

July 19, 2009

I am building a replica of a 1950s Lotus 7 with electric rather than gas power. This will chronicle the project.start-frame


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