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Lotus Viva History

More news on the hunt for Lotus Viva information, it does appear folks read this rubbish I post! I had an email to which I have replied I just hope more information follows? I...

John Toovey 912 HC

Lotus engine

Some time ago I obtained a lotus 912 LC engine, and over the last few months its been torn apart upgraded and rebuilt by a very nice group of chaps at John Toovey Race...

Prototype Lotus 907

Following from my last article I wrote, about the Viva GT Lotus Prototype; Andy has now got everything out of storage and a good morning was spent looking at the engine and noting some...

John Toovey Lotus Sunbeam

John Toovey racing

This morning as well as dropping off the old cast iron slant four for work. (see previous post) I also dropped the Lotus 912 over to John Toovey Racing, for them to sprinkle some...

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Trial engine fit success

Well tonight we went for it again, and good news the engine fits…. We have now worked out the height and position of the engine. its tight there isn’t a lot of space but...

Lotus 907 prototype manifold

Exhausting work

A local GT owner to me has what could be a gold mine of information and parts that relate to the original Lotus 900 series engine development. Andy (the present owner or RAH) has...

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Change of plans

A lot of you readers are aware that the GT is being restored, and as part of that restoration is an engine. The original engine was broken and not cost effective to repair, with...

RIP GT Engine

Go the news I didn’t want to hear earlier in the week, and yesterday went over to see the old 2000cc block, and its scrap. There is a hole in one of the bores...