Now spring seems finally here I have made a good bit of progress on the Europa, I'm also rebuilding the 5 speed gearbox in my Lotus Elan so thats taken up some of my time of late
Back to the Europa
I have had a linner fitted to the Europa block as there was corrosion in one cylinder where it had been left with the head gasket blown :(
The crank was still at STD and was perfect a bit of luck .yay :) but the jackshaft bearings were very grim and needed changing and are a real pain to remo
Well I have done some more work on my Europa so through I would post up my progress so far
Having seen some racing Europa’s done with a Lotus chassis, I copied their modifications to make my chassis stronger and more ridged ready for hill climbing
Next the chassis went off for powder coating along with the susp
Well I got my Europa November 09 but I have been so busy moving house and with family stuff that I just haven't had much time to get going on the car
The came with a good spare chassis and with looking at the one its on its going to need it asap !
So I have spent most of my time on the chassis, I have made the spare chassis more rigid than a stock chassis as I am planning to do hill climbs and sprits with the car and you must use an original chassis in some classes.