5.0 V8 Lotus Seven replica (locost) TEST DRIVE
This is the second test drive of the V8 Lotus Super Seven replica I've been
building from the ground up. 3 years ago I started with nothing but some
square steel tubing, wire welder, and angle grinder. Thanks to everyone
that has supported me and helped me out.
Newly Rebuilt 306 with Holley 670 carb
Edelbrock Performer intake
AFR 165 Aluminum Heads
Ford Racing E-Cam
Comp Cams 1.7 Roller Rockers
MSD distributor, coil, and ignition
Build a Locost 7: Step 1 - Fabricate the Frame
Building a Locost 7 frame, at 240x speed acceleration. This is the start
of my build and represents roughly 50 hours of work between 4/21 and
4/28/2007 to construct the basic frame. Run at roughly 1000x fast forward,
it will only take you seven minutes.
My entire build log, with lots of specs, pictures, and info is at
How to build a Westfield Sports Car
Shows the construction of my Westfield Sport 2000 module build (lotus 7
inspired) sportscar. The engine is a ford duratec 2.0l with a Weber Alpha
throttle body injection (204hp), with lightened flywheel, sports clutch
plate (hydrolic), connected to an MT75 - 5 speed quick shift gearbox. This
is connected to a 3.92 LSD Ford 7" differential. Suspension is fully
independent and fully adjustable with a wide track front arrangement and
front and rear anti roll systems fitted. Brakes are AP racing 4 pot
(ventilated discs) at the front and VW golf mk4 solid discs at the rear,
operated by an AP Racing master cylinder.
Neil's Car Works!
Neil built this car - literally - from the ground up! This video shows him
driving it for the first time. Dane and I are soo proud of him (the video
August 24, 2009.
Dane is 2 years old, mommy is 9 months pregnant, and daddy's car works!!