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AC Minds- Lotus Specialist in Japan

PostPost by: EnfoKen » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:35 pm

I recently visited AC Minds in Japan. It's a very impressive place with a lot
of interesting things to see. The link below will take you to the story and images. Thanks

http://thegaragista.com/2013/03/24/ac-minds-co-british-sports-car-specialist-in-japan//

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PostPost by: robertverhey » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:51 pm

Wow that is just jaw-dropping! Interested in particular in how they managed to install A/C in the shape craft.....recent oppressive Sydney weather tends to put one's mind to these sorts of things. Any more photos of how they did it? Robert
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PostPost by: elancoupe » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:46 pm

Thanks Ken, your stories and photos are fantastic, and much appreciated!!
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PostPost by: trw99 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:21 pm

Very interesting write up and photos, thank you Ken.

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PostPost by: GrUmPyBoDgEr » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:41 pm

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PostPost by: EnfoKen » Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:28 pm

Thanks-
You can view the high res images here.

http://www.thegaragistagallery.com/Cars ... 512_rNSSH4

I have a few detailed images of the AC install on the Shapecraft but I will need to upload them.
Give me a few days.

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PostPost by: Etienne 7 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:43 pm

Well done Ken, brilliant as usual!

I don't know what job you do that takes you from Paul Matty one week to a Japanese Lotus shop or show the next one but that must be a pretty good one!!! Any vacancies? :D

Keep posting !

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PostPost by: EnfoKen » Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:51 pm

Etienne 7 wrote:Well done Ken, brilliant as usual!

I don't know what job you do that takes you from Paul Matty one week to a Japanese Lotus shop or show the next one but that must be a pretty good one!!! Any vacancies? :D

Keep posting !

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Etienne, I am in the motorsport / performance parts industry and have customers all over the world so I've learned to travel cost effectively. Sometimes I combine an event or visit to a shop with work trip but often it's for pleasure. I worked for Cosworth USA for 8 years as VP of Sales so I've been to the UK over 50 times. As of last year I am no longer with Cosworth but still involved with several UK companies. Seriously..I would rather take the 10 hour flight from LA to Heathrow than try and fly to Detroit . I regularly fly over 100K miles per year and wouldn't have it any other way. I was visiting all of these cool places and thought it would be fun to share what I see. This is America and you pick the job and....do it.
I'm working on my next post from Race Retro a few weeks ago in the UK.
I'm headed to the Essen Classic in a few weeks..my first time. I do need to find some time to finish my Lotus Seven and S1 Elan though so I may take a few months off from traveling. Thanks!
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PostPost by: Etienne 7 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:08 pm

Thanks for the answer :wink:
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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:42 am

Fantastic - even though you're making a lot of jealous guys!

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PostPost by: Pistacchio sprint 72 » Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:39 pm

Wow i am in love
Cooled down by CliveyBoy!
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