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1962 Lotus Super 7 S2 SOLD

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Serial Number: SB1158
Frame Number: 1123
Engine Number: 120E6015
Gearbox Number: unknown
Logbook: SVRA and VSCDA
Condition: Excellent
Price:  US $31,000  Currency_Convert
Location: Dayton OH
 

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Body: Car has highly polished aluminum and paint, but has the normal rash and marks from track debris that all Seven have. Clean and beautifully finished interior. Almost the whole car has been re skinned over time. Fire system and back up fire extinguisher. Relatively new, well designed and fabricated roll bar cage. Drive shaft tunnel loops added to frame. One year old harness with sternum latch. Fuel cell foam inspected this season. Suspension and wheels : Fully sorted, corner weighted, bump steer corrected, meets SVRA Group 3 weight specs. Three sets of Panasports, one set with new rains. One wheel should be crack tested prior to use and one rain is unusable. Other tires heat cycled out. Drive line Engine 1500 cc non-crossflow 150 HP @ flywheel; 120 HP @ wheels. Drysump. Distributor-fired electronic ignition. Extensive head flow work with stainless tuned headers and side pipe. Transmission is Ford Cortina with Leeson close-ratio, straight-cut gears: input 23T / 27T; 3rd 25T / 25T 1.17; 2nd 22T / 18T 1.43; 1st 24T / 15T 1.87. Third member is Ford Cortina with cross brace and Taylor Limited slip 3:94 (I think) ratio. Engine is about half way toward rebuild time. Performance Won its last six races. Never less than fifth in seven years. Best lap times: Putnam Park - 1:26.5; Mid-Ohio - 1:45.3; Pittsburgh - 2:18.85; Atlanta -1:43.3; Watkins Glen - 2:19.15; Grattan - 1:30.31; Road America - 2:45.08; VIR - 2:21.1. Many Group 3 wins, podiums, never lower than fifth over all. As Brian Redman was quoted on August 9, 2014 edition of Motorsport Retro, when asked, "What's the best value fun-per dollar you can take racing in histories today." He answered, "Lotus Super Seven at under US$40,000 is probably as good as anything!" Detailed history back to early 80s on request.

History

Email Bob Colaizzi rcolaizzi@colaizzidesign.com for an extremely detailed history back to 1982.

Recent Competition History

First in last six races. Never less than fifth

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