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Twin Cam technical drawing never seen before!

PostPost by: promotor » Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:15 pm

And there's a reason for that - my old man drew this on his computer! He's spent hundreds of hours on it and to say I'm impressed is an understatement (he's done other drawings of crossflows and 2000e / Type 9 gearboxes but this is incredible)!!
It's taken pride of place on the workshop wall. All drawn from original Lotus engine parts supplied from my own stock of parts (ie having each individual part in his hands). Basically he has drawn my own engine from scratch!

The photo doesn't quite show it but it's a massive print too - 1.2m x 0.85m!!

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PostPost by: vstibbard » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:45 pm

thats amazingly detailed, worth scanning and offering full size posters.... I'd have one in my workshop!
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:49 pm

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PostPost by: Elanintheforest » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:51 pm

It looks fabulous on the wall Al, and I need one! Show him this drawing as well, from the Mk1 Lotus Cortina supplement. Maybe worth incorporating on another drawing!
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PostPost by: seniorchristo » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:17 pm

I?ll get in the queue for a copy. :)
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PostPost by: 1owner69Elan » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:26 pm

I'd be interested as well.
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PostPost by: Pastapesto » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:30 pm

Me too please!

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PostPost by: Bill » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:02 pm

Me To please. - it be great to have him do a run and sell them - he should sign them as well. A work of art should be admired.

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PostPost by: Mazzini » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:29 pm

+1 Lovely job and please put me down for one.
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PostPost by: SENC » Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:33 am

Fantastic! And I have spare wall space, too!
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PostPost by: Hawksfield » Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:33 am

Me t?o


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PostPost by: PaulH » Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:39 am

That's fantastic, I'd buy a copy. One small suggestion for an improvement (if I dare) if you were going to have a print run; he could change the Lotus badge to the one with the earlier sans serif font which would be correct for the era of the twin cam.
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:08 am

Very well done. I would buy one for my Lotus Garage!
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:37 am

+1 Fantastic i would like one signed of course :mrgreen:
Let us know when you do a print run please
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PostPost by: The Veg » Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:21 pm

I'd like one as well!
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