Another source used to be J. Geils (yes, THAT J.
Geils) in Massachusetts, forget the name of the
business. He's a noted 7 enthusiast, and has a shop
that specializes in Lotus 7's. Probably could find
info on the net.
--- WFO Herb <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A friend of mine repairs and "builds" Lotuss Super
> 7's. If you're interested just
> let me know.... I'ts only money! By the way, this
> same fellow (and his son) do
> some pretty amazing head work on LBC's.
> WFO Herb
> Keep the sticky side down.
> Bill wrote:
> > Hello ,
> > When i was 5 years old... (41 years ago)..
> i used to get a ride
> > to kindergarten in a bug-eye... .. and i
> have loved them ever
> > since.. about 3 years ago.. i had a chance
> to buy a sprite..
> > not a bug eye.. but I knew.. it was THEN or
> NEVER.. if i ever
> > was to get one at all.. so I "found" the
> $$$ and have had a
> > riotous time (when it isn't broken down)
> ever since..
> > According to my serial number (if i read
> things correctly) mine
> > is a high compression engine and a close
> ratio gear box... but
> > the engine needs a rebuild in the worst
> way... i fill up with
> > OIL and check the gasoline.. really...
> about 20 miles to the
> > quart of oil.... out the valve guides...
> out the exhaust pipe..
> > out the rear .. i hesitate to call them
> seals... .... ... but
> > it runs ..... and sounds teriffic... oil is
> cheaper than the a
> > rebuild... !!!!!!
> > hope to "trade up" to a bug eye..
> and my ultimate goal would be
> > a LOTUS SUPER 7....MMMMMMM.....
> > speaking of broken down.. i have been
> waiting for 6 weeks for
> > BRITISH VICTORIA to send the pulley for the
> crankshaft (that
> > turns the belt that turns the water pump
> and the generator)...
> > ..I need one BADLY... any out there..? the
> summer is dwindling
> > away and i live in western Washington
> state... where there are
> > only so many good days a year anyway....
> > --
> > Best regards,
> > Bill
> > '66 Sprite HAN8L49403
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