1959 Lotus Seven Series 1

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Lotus 7 Series 1 – Polished Aluminum Body

Motor:
1100cc BMC built by Arjay Racing Engines two races since freshened
Dyno sheet available
Has steel center main cap, magged stock crankshaft, and rods
Custom built JE race pistons, 12:1 comp ratio
New oil pump, water pump, lightened timing gears
New SPVP4 race cam timed 100 degrees after top dead center
Custom built headers 2012, GMT Manifold – alloy twin SU ported to match carbs and head
Carburetors – 1 ¼ SU’s modified to increase flow
Has air-horns, inside high flow K&N air filters
Lightened flywheel with 71/4” racing clutchIgnition – brand new Aldon race distributor

Gearbox
Jack Knight 4 speed Dog Box – has tall first gear – shifts like a dream
No provision for speedo drive
Front End:
New 9” Brembo aluminum finned brake drums
Kevlar lined twin leading shoes, alloy backing plate
Lotus Elite lower wishbones
GMT racing – adjustable upper control arms
New shocks and springs
New steering rack assy – bump steered
New Borgeson steering universal joint
Steering column rebuilt with quick release steering hub
Rear Axle
Spridget rear axle 4.88 CWP w/ TranX limited slip differential
Billet racing axles
Double bearing hubs
Kevlar lined racing shoes

Chassis: No. 791
Cooling system plumbing revised
New custom built aluminum radiator
New expansion tank
Brake and clutch pedal assembly rebuilt
New duplex braking system w/twin circuit master cylinder
New electrical cooling fan w/ switch
Electric system totally redone
New alternator – modified for smaller belt
New cut-off switch
Modified remote oil filter
Exhaust gas temperature gauge
New fuel pump
New fuel filter
New fuel cell
New sealed racing battery (should last many years)
New seat belts
Everything works for inspection except speedometer
Includes racing screen and original screen and frame
Original driving/fog light set-up
Car maintained by GMT Racing

Car registered for street usage w/ antique plates
Lotus 7 Booklet with full History of Paperwork and photographs including vintage photos.

Contact Kim Baker at (413) 329-0214