View Full Version : Chevron 7 clubman resto

21st May 2020, 01:10 AM
For many years I've restored, ridden and raced anything on two or three wheels but I've decided I need a change of scenery so yesterday I started a new project that takes me back 55 years to when car racing was my thing. Last Saturday I bought a Chevron 7 Clubman. A real seat of the pants open sports car that weighs less than 600kg and with bugger all luxuries but something I've wanted since seeing a Lotus Super 7 in the '50's. This shape has been copied by many companies over the years either as a basic kit or a turn key complete car so when I saw the Chevron at what I thought a good price I had to have it.These first photo's are what the seller used in his ad.

7 clubman.jpg (https://metalworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=386705&d=1589978715)7 clubman .jpg (https://metalworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=386706&d=1589978738)7 dash.jpg (https://metalworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=386707&d=1589978770)7 with webers.jpg (https://metalworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=386708&d=1589978796)

This car is very low and with my back problem I needed it at a workable height so today was spend making four dolly's to not only get the height but the ability to move it around the workshop.
DSCN0886.jpg (https://metalworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=386709&d=1589979449)DSCN0885.jpg (https://metalworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=386710&d=1589979482)DSCN0888.jpg (https://metalworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=386711&d=1589979522)

Tomorrow I'll start pulling bits off but before I go too far I want to test the engine. Unfortunately the Webers pictured above didn't come with the car so there won't be any engine noises until I source another set. When last on the road it was running on LPG so because I'm converting back to petrol I need to make a fuel tank along with a million other little things.

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