Started on Aug. 29 by ckrause

1967 Lotus S1 Europa

Bought this from a TVR specialist in Pennsylvania knowing it needed a full restoration. Rare early series 1 car that there were less than 296 made. Restoration started by cutting the rusty frame that’s bonded to the body out the rear after cutting the firewall.

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Aug. 31
Frame is back

Got the frame back in the body. Bolted and glassed it back in and now …

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Bainford
Sept. 23, 2011, 2:23 p.m.

Nice work. Never knew anyone to replace the frame in an S1... didn't think it could be done. I'm keeping this in mind, as I would like to pick up an S1 project some day, but rusty frames have been a deterent. I'll keep watching. Cheers

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