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Old 04-27-2019, 01:46 PM   #1
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"Gulf" LHD Super 7

I started this project in October of 2016. It's been fun.
While it is another Caterham Super 7, it is as unique in its own right as all the others I've built.
It was a Tamiya factory built that I fully disassembled (breaking some parts along the way) and rebuilt and reengineered using an uncountable amount of scratch-built and machined parts.
It was right hand drive; it is now left hand drive. The removable roof is fabricated from brass.
I played around with different configurations of how to stow the stuff in the back before settling on the way it is in the second to last photo.
For all the details of how it was built, here's a link to the WIP thread within this forum:
http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbul....php?t=1151203

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Top off, street legal and ready for cruising:





Spare off, ready to race once the "trunk" is emptied:








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Old 04-27-2019, 09:29 PM   #2
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Re: "Gulf" LHD Super 7

Excellent work, your attention to the details is fantastic!
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Old 04-28-2019, 03:10 AM   #3
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Really nice work!
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Old 04-28-2019, 10:21 AM   #4
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Re: "Gulf" LHD Super 7

Love this build, I've totally enjoyed following along and the finished model is outstanding!

Job well done!
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Old 04-29-2019, 07:09 AM   #5
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Re: "Gulf" LHD Super 7

Another masterpiece finished!
It was so much fun to watch it "grow"!

I wonder how long it will take until you start your next Super 7...
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Re: "Gulf" LHD Super 7

The thing I really dont like...is I cant drive it !
Fantastic model, love her really.

Bravo.
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Re: "Gulf" LHD Super 7

Fantastic!
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Re: "Gulf" LHD Super 7

Brilliant build. Followed it along, and what a fantastic model.
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Simply stunning. Great paint job, great details and great craftsmanship
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Re: "Gulf" LHD Super 7

Thanks Guys!

I took it to the 27th annual GSL International Scale Vehicle Championship last weekend.
It earned:
Best In Class
The Augie (Best Machining)
The Gerald Wingrove Scratch-Building Award
Overall Judges Best of Show
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I'm sure this is well deserved!
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Wow, amazing conversion, details and finish!
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