Tagged: John Toovey

Prototype Lotus 907

Lotus 907 prototype update

This morning I popped over to John Toovey’s with my friends who owns the 907 prototype engine, we are very close now to an engine ready to run. The rocker covers and carburators need to be finished, otherwise its just the odd nut and bolt now. The engine is spotless...

Lotus 912 as built by John Toovey in Cannock

Engine Ahoy

The engine is out of the engine room, on the trolley and tomorrow (cross fingers) will be lifted into the car at last, its been a right hard job for me to watch others work hard…. The rear disk brakes are now also in place, callipers all done, just got...

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 Engines in Cannock. Its now a High Compression ported and balanced 2.2 Lotus engine cracking out...

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 magic over the engine. Its not going to be quick and not going to be easy...