Tag: Caterham

Posted in Caterham Seven Motorsports

Driving

I hadn’t driven the Seven to work in over 6 months and really hadn’t driven the Seven much at all since October.  I had forgotten…

Posted in Caterham Seven Motorsports

Gearbox and header

During the last track day I had a bit of oil, well a lot, dripping from the gearbox. Jon came over and we pulled the…

Posted in Caterham Seven Lotus Elan Motorsports

Track Day

Not much real work on the car this week since the local Lotus Club is having a track day this weekend and I’ve been spending…

Posted in Caterham Seven Motorsports

So what does it take to convert a 4-speed live axle car to a 5-speed?

Parts List Procedure Pictures How does it drive I decided to go with the SPComponents Ford type 9 gearbox with the semi-helical close ratio gears and a…

Posted in Caterham Seven Motorsports

Am I done?

Well in the last month or so I’ve put several hundred miles on the car. I can tell now since I got the speedometer working….

Posted in Caterham Seven Motorsports

First Drive

Wow! That was fast! I drove around the block today, finished up a few last minute items and drove to the local Lotus club meeting….

Posted in Caterham Seven Motorsports

Arrival

Today everything has finally arrived at my house. There were a few days of holding my breath as things cleared US Customs, but everything worked…