Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
8/10/20 11:55 a.m.
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Not long after Caterham bought the rights to build the Lotus Seven, Westfield sports cars was founded and started producing a facsimile of the iconic Seven themselves.

This 1984 Westfield Seven is one of those cars, said to b…

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SkinnyG (Forum Supporter)
SkinnyG (Forum Supporter) UberDork
8/10/20 3:23 p.m.

What would be the advantage of joining the intake runners together with the copper pipe?

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
8/10/20 4:07 p.m.

In reply to SkinnyG (Forum Supporter) :

Good question. The listing doesn't really mention anything, but maybe someone with more experience with these engines will have an answer.

Here's another angle if that helps:

Pete Gossett (Forum Supporter)
Pete Gossett (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
8/10/20 9:03 p.m.

In reply to SkinnyG (Forum Supporter) :

Maybe someone drilled the intake for injectors, but for whatever reason they were never installed, and they just happened to have a drawer full of spare copper plumbing fittings?

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