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Gulf LHD Super 7 - [Finished]

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  • Member since
    July, 2005
  • From: Surf City, So Cal
Gulf LHD Super 7 - [Finished]
Posted by Scale-Master on Saturday, April 27, 2019 1:37 PM
I started this project in October of 2016.  It's been fun.
While it is another Caterham Super 7, it is as unique in its own right as all the others I've built.
It was a Tamiya factory built that I fully disassembled (breaking some parts along the way) and rebuilt and reengineered using an uncountable amount of scratch-built and machined parts.
It was right hand drive; it is now left hand drive.  The removable roof is fabricated from brass.
I played around with different configurations of how to stow the stuff in the back before settling on the way it is in the second to last photo.
For all the details of how it was built, here's a link to the WIP thread within this forum:
All buttoned up; everything installed:
 
Top off, street legal and ready for cruising:
 
Spare off, ready to race once the "trunk" is emptied:
Bottom side:

Build what you want and build it for yourself, the rest will follow... Mark D. Jones

  • Member since
    January, 2008
  • From: Dallas
Posted by racerdon40 on Monday, April 29, 2019 2:32 PM

Really nice detailed build, Love the Gulf colors, very brave but that worked well.

I'm sure you enjoyed the build.

Nice work.

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  • Member since
    January, 2005
  • From: sunny Sydney, Australia
Posted by nottheband on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:09 AM

I followed this from day 1, Mark, and I have been continually stunned and impressed with the details you have scratch built and added to the Seven.  Amazing craftsmanship, congratulations on the final result.  Cheers

Steve

  • Member since
    February, 2008
Posted by justmike on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:12 PM

I too have followed this build. I counted your scratch built parts:  1,387,697  (approx.)Big Smile  What a fantastic model!

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