Automobile Related Links
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Other Lotus Projects
Lotus Type 46 (Europa Series 1 aka S1)RS Fehr
Ian Green A project more daunting than mine.
Lotus type 47 (Europa-basedFIA Homologation Race Car)C. Beadsmore -- 47 + 47R
B Levy -- 47D
Johannes Ditz -- 47 + 46 Excellent Taste in Cars!
Lotus types 54 and 65 (Europa Series 2 and Series 2 "Federal" AKA S2)bulfin
John Zender And I thought I got carried away...
Jay Mitchell Jeff Hovis A nice S2 Gordini conversion
Pat Vonaschwege Turbo Roadster project. No kidding!
Lotus Type 62 (Next generation of Europa-based Factory Race Car)lotus62
Lotus type 74 (Europa Twin Cam and Twin Cam Special, aka TC, aka "Twink")Aaron Hines
Ian Green Nice site, challenging S1 project. Ian has a TC to drive, my second drive in a Europa!
Jan Szott Jan's Europa stopped by to visit with my Europa one day. My first drive in a Europa!
Kazu Yamaguchi Kazu's Garage; Nice guy - made the effort to post English pages too, very nice TCS.
Discussion groups and BBSsPelican Parts 914 BBS Great BBS with terrific technical help.
914 Club A more recent addition to the 914 community, much like the Pelican Parts BBS
Lotus Europa Mailing List A Yahoo user group. Different than a BBS, not as slick but with a very dedicated and generous membership that is always willing to help.
Shoptalk Forums VW and Type 4 Engine building. Some serious expertise here, very helpful.
Useful Siteseuropa workshop manual
Tire and Wheel upgrade Calculator Great resource for selecting the right size tires, links to tirerack for product review and pricing.
James' Full on Synchro Rebuild An excellent explanation of Porsche gearbox troubleshooting and rebuild work.
Gear Ratios A very useful table for determining what's
what in the box.
Vendors I have used and can recommend.Pelican Parts Competitively priced source in California for Porsche parts. I buy from them when I can to help support their fantastic BBS.
Pierce Manifolds Great source for Weber Carb parts and Expertise. Weber parts lists and diagrams on their site.
California Import Parts Good source in Canada for VW parts used in a 914, inexpensive, easy online ordering, don't expect service, that isn't their thing.
Aircooled.net John is really helpful and his prices are quite fair, specializing in VW.
Performance Dave is a very decent guy to deal with, and makes a
very nice muffler for the 914.
News and Information Sources
http://www.theonion.com America's most honest news source - The Onion.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/ The Canadian Spin - CBC