July 14, 2014

1973 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Special

1973 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Special

1973 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Special

Here's we found the British two door mid-engined GT coupé by Lotus Cars. The Europa was based on a design sketch by Ron Hickman to compete for Henry Ford II contract to build a Le Mans race car in the early 1960s. As the pictures is a Europa Twin Cam built in 1973 ready to go for new owner.

Detail about this Lotus  by Owner
It a 1973 Lotus Europa Twin Cam Special has been a CA car garaged since Owner bought it 10 years ago.

The paint is in awesome shape. No spider cracks.
It does have some nicks in the back and front. They are in the photos.
The front and rear bumpers are not on the car. I have the rear bumper but it needs a new front bumper.
The windshield needs to be reset.

The headliner is not installed the way it should be.
The front drivers seat has a tear on the passenger side of the seat. I have a replacement seat in the box to replace it.
The radio is not stock. It is a radio with CD/ DVD playing capabilities.
The door panels replace or reline the originals.
All the gauges are Smith with the exception of the Amp meter.
The electric windows work slow.
The cowling in between the seats needs some work.
The speedometer cable has been out since I bought it. I have the replacement it just needs to be installed.

Engine & Transmission:
Very strong engine!
The 5 speed transmission works fine.
The car RPM drops low some times. The ignition light comes on if you do not rev the engine.

The car is set up to rally race it has adjustable shocks, PanSprot rims, and a rare Spider Frame.

Owner have used the car as a 3 day driver each week for over a year now.
"This Lotus Is Reliable"
The car is in very good condition.
Car has new electronic ignition. Installed one year ago
It handles even better then a stock lotus.

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