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Old 10th September 2013, 05:25 PM
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Kind of getting a late start to this build thread, so I'm going to back date it a bit to show whats been done.

Project Outline:
Start Date: May 7, 2013

Build Plan: Haynes Roadster with Saturn Modifications

Donor: Mazda MX5/Miata (on this side of the pond)


Slideshow: http://s125.photobucket.com/user/xcr...show/Lotus%207

Engine: Cleaned up, painted and supercharged 1.6


Seats: Lotus Exige


Rear End:
Torsen Limited Slip Diff

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Old 10th September 2013, 05:30 PM
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Ok and now on to where we are at today. As of yesterday I had a rolling chassis. Ride height is a inch to high at 6.5"/165mm. I'm debating whether I should lower it.





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Old 10th September 2013, 05:53 PM
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lookin swell there Dave and love the rims....engine looks mint
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Old 10th September 2013, 05:53 PM
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that's going to be an interesting fitting job on that power plant..

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Old 10th September 2013, 05:55 PM
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that's going to be an interesting fitting job on that power plant..

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Biggest concern is clearing the supercharger. But I'll either make a custom hood, or fabricate a new bracket for the supercharger so that it sits a bit lower.
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Old 10th September 2013, 07:26 PM
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Quality stuff so far mate, love the seats and the engine
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Old 10th September 2013, 08:45 PM
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Looks very nice indeed

Was about to say about the steering column being on the wrong side but its been said to death and its only the japanese and australians that listen

All seriousness very good work in such a short space of time look forward to seeing your progress
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