Lotus Seven S2

Seven Seven Seven.

Bought in 1972, used for 10 years then stripped for 1st restoration.

Body and Chassis .

Sold by Lotus Cheshunt in 1962 to a Mr M D Kempton of Gainsborough Auto School. Raced between 1962 and 1970 when stripped to bare chassis and abandoned in a field.....

Repairs.

It all started with a damaged radiator, Despite looking well worn the car was still in regular use untill the radiator gave up.Removed it and found other faults then 8 hours later it was a bare spaceframe...

Repairs .

Metal work having surface  rust was cleaned and neede a couple of minor repairs and replacement tubes fitted. Painted with rusted inhibitor and sent to have new panels. While at Arch it was checked for alignment and found to be within tolerances. ...

Build finished.

2 Days to strip down to bare spaceframe..  2 years to rebuild ...

Continental Travels.

First real journey was to Switerland After getting lost trying to find Hull for the ferry, the rest of the journey was uneventful. Pictured here in Switzerland. Although is dosnt look hot it was so hot we drove with the hood up and sidscreens off. ...

Austria .

Another reliable trip to Austria this time.  Some of the best places and roads are found when lost! ...

2014 and on.
Here we go again

2014 and everthing is becoming tired again. Car pulls to the right when accelerating and to the left on lift off as well as bangs and crashes and looking well worn.  so the next rebuild begins (Click the photo above for more info)...