Ever been forced to build your own car?THE SEVEN, the legendary Lotus sports car that first appeared in 1957 is still in production, as a kit. If you want one you must build it.The author sets out to build a Caterham Seven without first acquiring the needed skills. The fingertip ease of the digital age is replaced by unheated garages, fumes and typed instructions obscured by oily fingerprints. Between chapters a running history, illustrated with cartoons, tells the Seven's 50 year story using quotes from the many articles, test drives and books on the car. For anyone who has ever wanted to build something with their own hands - despite skill, aptitude and experience.Why build A Seven?Putting a sportscar on the road.I stared blankly at the Sevena#39;s wiring diagram. I have navigated by charts. I can read a buildinga#39;s structural, mechanical and electrical drawings. I drew architectural working drawings for a living. Yet the dense mass of microscopic lines andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Why build a Seven? Putting a sports car on the road, a personal record.|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010-07-05|