74 Europa

This is my current project, a 1974 Lotus Europa Special,VIN 4099R.  The build date was October of 1973.  Once again, I’ve realized that I enjoy bringing these cars back to life almost more then driving them. but that’s another story…  This one has sat in a ‘barn’ for about 20 years and deserves to be back on the road again.  I hope to pump life back into it and document what I do on this blog.

Change the Dashboard

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The dashboard needed refinishing and I thought It was time for it to happen.  I should have talked to others before I began.  …

Tach Rebuild

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The conversion of the distributor to a Pertronix ignition system requires an upgrade of the Smiths tachometer.  The Lotus …

On The Road? Not Yet…

The process of getting the car on the road for the first time after 20 years has been an experience.  I completed the installation …

© Donald Shikoski 2011