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It was in media, that Trabant is coming back, as electric

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Translation by Google translator, I'am not sure is that english ok

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why not, the old one suffered from the fuel-tank in front (does not met modern crash-standarts..) & the 'untasty' *two stroke engine* -despite that, the car was easy production, could be transformed into an 70HP 'public-racer' and was light without much steel in the basic skeleton

'a bit of Lotus production style eh !? '


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that was my plan, bud Laura told me 'not more than two weeks & possibly less than that' ... . You can see it was a good time overhere. And LEFty can be called to come back to central Europe, just add your address to the list :spell:

..it should be in the hands of Jukka tomorrow !?


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Everywhere is on the list!

People who put their name down in 2007 are still only just getting their turn, he's only one little car and has many places to go. That's why the less time he spends in each place the quicker he can get to all the people waiting to greet him.

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rear axle is stiffened up, bud as i have told -wheels (all plastic stuff...) are still worn inside. So it shakes all around.

Could not do more than stiffen up & new paint. Jukka can try to fit some new wheels (from an donor car !? *Mattel* *hot-wheels* or similar?)

Or it just goes for now as long as the wheels don't fall off. Can do more on the car on its next turn around the world. 2010/11 !? <_<


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Lefty arrived today! He is in very good shape.

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First look to our backyard.

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Our cats, Helmi and Valma, found something new smell

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Leftys first visit to our garage. He found some red Esprits there

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More pics tomorrow.

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rear suspension really looks high now :) -bud it will go down after some more travels..

PS. like to have an V8 (in mustard/Norfolk yellow) in 1:24 scale ! Do you now where i can find one ?


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Hi Gynther, I found both models from Ebay. They are Autoart and good detailed.

Today we visited in Aulanko, it's part of the Urban Nature Park in H

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Very nice Jukka, looks very pretty where you are :whistle:


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On the other day, Lefty went to Sauna

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It was hot in there

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After sauna Lefty tried to drink finnish beer!

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We visited in Ahvenisto Race Circuit. It's oldest circuit in our country. It's located only 15 km from our home.

Problem is, that circuit is quite near citycentre and more and more people live near circuit. Some greens don't like noise and they are agaist circuit.

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Lefty visited our good friends farm. Our friend Tommi owns those funny animals. They are alpacas.

Some years ago Tommi bought alpacas as his hobby.

Alpacas was firsts in Finland. Now it's like business to sell those animals.

Alpacas lives naturally in South America. Very nice animals.

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Yesterday Lefty was in The First Ever Lotus Meeting in H

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great to see that an other of LEF's long time project cars is back on the road :(


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Glad to see Jussi's car back on the road. Alpacas are popular over in California. We once looked at a house and 2 alpacas would have come with the house had we bought it.

Great pictures, Jukka.


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We had a plan to make balloon flight with Lefty. For that we went to refill the gas tanks.

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But, as You can see on pictures. Dark clouds came nearer and nearer. At the same time

wind started. The Pilot didn't have any choice. He cancelled the flight!

That was Leftys only contact to basket. May next time!!

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As we can't to go flight, we went to look more nature by walking.

This area is biggest wetland near us, only 10 km east from home. Area is so wet that it is impossible to walk.

Hopefully there is some duckboards so that we can walk there.

This is very popular finnish nature, especially in northern parts.

The weather was bad, fog, rain, wind etc. So terrible!

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As you see, we are living in the middle of forests. I think this is a good declaration why we are so quit

people.

But, now it's time to send Lefty to next place.

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Great pics Jukka, it's super to see your country, very nice :secret:


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Yeah, where has this thread been hiding?!?

I am PMing Bibs to be put on the list, too! :)

I don't mind being later on down the line (like when the weather is warmer); I can show LEFty around Detroit, the Lake Erie Islands, Rock N Roll Hall of Fame, and of course the home of the finest collection of three S1s in the world. ;):P

Am I on the list to receive LEFty any time soon?

I just showed "Mrs. Tony K" this thread, and she's real excited about it! :)

It is not often that Mrs. Tony K gets excited about something related to cars . . . and she usually just rolls her eyes when I say anything about web forums . . . but after seeing the LEFty thread, she's begging me for LEFty, and has all kinds of creative ideas . . . .

Can I (we) have LEFty soon?!?! Please please please please please???? :wine::hrhr:


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Hi all... Yes, it's Tony's "ever-suffering" wife. :)

The rumors are true, I really don't care much for cars. I'm actually glad Tony has forums like this to be his outlet instead of me. . . heehee :)

Anyways, just as he's said- this thread really appealed to me.

So let me cheer it, "We want LEFty! We want LEFty!" :wine::hrhr:;) "YAY!!"

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hahhaahhhh!

...if someone had that luck to have a wife of this kind -send him [her] LEFty soon. We 'car nuts' don't want to make any housewife angry :wine:

*half of Tony's cars* ;) -thats attitude, man your 'caught in the real life' :hrhr:


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LEFty has spent quite some time in the states of late so he's spending a bit of time in Europe and may pop back to the UK for the Factory Frolic and some other long waiting LEFers before heading back to the US and Canada for another spell.

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Hi Laura,

Just please be sure we're on the list -- been over a year and a half! (I know LEFty takes a while to get around . . .)

Thanks,

Tony (and Patty) :lol:


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