Lotus 7 resources

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Lotus 7 resources

Post by KiwiBirkin » Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:53 pm

After getting my Birkin I started looking on the net for info on the car and other Sevens & LoCosts and found some sites that I now use a lot, here is a list of sites I frequent most that are helpfull with info.

Clubs in NZ

Southern Lotus Register
http://www.lotus.org.nz/

Constructors Car Club
http://www.constructorscarclub.org.nz/

Lotus 7s kits and full cars built in NZ

http://www.mcgregormotorsport.co.nz/index.html

http://www.fraser.co.nz/

Lotus Seven & Locost forums

USA7s forum nice guys here and very helpfull with tech info and other stuff
http://www.usa7s.com/vb/index.php

OZ Clubbies, lots of good info here
http://www.oz-clubbies.com/forums/

Locust Builders UK, Sevens and other kitcar forums
http://www.locostbuilders.co.uk/index.php

General Lotus forums
http://www.lotusbuzz.com/

Locost documented builds I have found


http://www.bradford7.co.uk/
http://gtslocost.locostsites.co.uk/index.htm

Kitcar Parts

Europa Specialist Spares
https://www.europaspares.com/

Car Builders Solutions
http://www.carbuildersolutions.co.uk/

I will add more sites as I find them

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Re: Lotus 7 resources

Post by KiwiBirkin » Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:54 pm

Why walk when you can accelerate through life in a 7..... :lol:

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Re: Lotus 7 resources

Post by 7ish » Wed Apr 22, 2009 3:36 pm

I also found the forums about the haynes roadster... there is a wealth of build info here:
http://www.haynes.co.uk/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=1
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Post by KiwiBirkin » Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:08 pm

Thats a great find Evan some good info on that site for builders.
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Post by Qwiksylva » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:01 pm

Found this interesting kit manufacturer in Portugal. I had spoken to him about his pedal-sets, but he has lots of other stuff as well.
http://www.lusomotors.com/Kit_cars.html
Just got my new seats from these guys in the UK 8-)
http://www.jkcomposites.com/7%27s-page.html

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Re: Lotus 7 resources

Post by andy » Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:09 am

found this web site if you are building the haynes roadster they build all the parts
only thing is that they are english!
www.3gecomponents.com

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Re: Lotus 7 resources

Post by Wayno » Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:02 pm

Common drivers club in the north Island
http://www.sccnz.co.nz

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Post by nz_climber » Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:38 pm

http://www.lvvta.org.nz/

Low Volume Vehicle Technical Association website, has a lot of useful information about building to pass nz certification.

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Re: Lotus 7 resources

Post by Simjen » Sat Jan 23, 2010 9:11 pm

try www.locost.co.za

a South African locost parts supply site with a forum.
Locost racing is pretty big in SA, most run blacktop or silvertop 4age's so a wealth of knowledge to be had :)
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Re: Lotus 7 resources

Post by KiwiBirkin » Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:15 pm

Cheers for that link Simjen it has quite a few ex Birkin employees on and they may be able to help me out with some info I require on my car.
Why walk when you can accelerate through life in a 7..... :lol:

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