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Posted 06 June 2012 - 04:10 PM
Looked nice but I'm not knowledgable to tell if it is an original or a Carlton with kit.
Posted 06 June 2012 - 06:06 PM
When I was last at SWLC a couple of weeks back they had one there that had been in for a while being "recommissioned" having be stored for a few years. So you may have spotted where that one lives when its not garage bound!
Posted 07 June 2012 - 10:03 AM
There was one at Castle Hedingham meet the other year but they would not let him in, said it was not a performance car!
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Posted 23 July 2012 - 09:55 AM
Posted 09 August 2012 - 12:50 PM
I looked at owning a LC instead of an Esprit as a practical "family" performance car,but the likelihood I learned from other owners would be the car would spend a lot of time off road awaiting parts,probably more so than an Esprit.No fun in my opinion.
Posted 09 August 2012 - 07:24 PM
A company in Daventry has reproduced or can source a lot of LC spares I believe (including solving the well-known clutch fork and bell housing problem) ,and can get hold of/reproduces the body kits too,so I think that a fake LC doesn't have to mean a butchered original,thank god!
You're probably thinking of Joe Ellis in Daventry who built and raced an LC (called Agamemnon) from a std Carlton - the company name is BTBExhausts. He's a brill engineer and a lovely bloke and has or will make most of the mechanical parts - and the Autobahnstormers club has access to many more. Joe also has the moulds for the body kit. But sadly, noone has any of the internal fixtures fittings and finishers - so if anyone wants to make their 1.8 Carlton look like an LC on the inside they have to buy the bits from somewhere like Douglas Valley Vandals.
Posted 11 August 2012 - 03:08 PM
Edited by Tim Shaw, 11 August 2012 - 03:10 PM.
Posted 12 August 2012 - 05:10 PM
Posted 13 August 2012 - 10:50 AM
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