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Replacing Lotus Seven rear axle ball bearings – Assembly

Replacing Lotus Seven rear axle ball bearings – Assembly Bearings up in the soup, we have bearings even in the soup! We finally got to the end of the replacement process of all the Lotus Seven VM77 bearings, both front (disassembly and assembly) and rear (dismantling), and in this post we finally got to install [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:19+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|Lotus Seven VM77, Transmission, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Replacing Lotus Seven front tapered bearings – Assembly

Replacing Lotus Seven front tapered bearings – Assembly We have come to the second part of the process of replacing the Lotus Seven VM77 front tapered bearings (first part here), we will start assembly, and will be fun! To show you exactly what we're going to do in the next picture you can see the exploded [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:20+00:00 January 1st, 2016|Lotus Seven VM77, Mechanical, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Replacing Lotus Seven rear axle ball bearings – Disassembly

Replacing Lotus Seven rear axle ball bearings - Disassembly Come on lady, we pushed the boat out! Today we are going to replace the Lotus Seven VM77 rear axle ball bearings, the bearings located on the tip of transmissions. This is a non-stop. What is the reason for that? Noise. We think they are making noise when driving. [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:20+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Lotus Seven VM77, Transmission, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Replacing Lotus Seven front tapered bearings – Disassembly

Replacing Lotus Seven front tapered bearings - Disassembly In this new chapter of our Videoblogs we show the whole process of the front tapered bearings disassembly of our Lotus Seven VM77. We will use various methods (some improvised) to remove these little ones bearings, because they are well stuck under pressure, and get them out is not [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:20+00:00 December 26th, 2015|Lotus Seven VM77, Mechanical, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Modifying the Lotus Seven VM77 passenger seat anchors

Modifying the Lotus Seven VM77 passenger seat anchors We all know that our Lotus Seven VM77 is an example of active and passive safety, it has the latest security systems and when you drive it you've a feeling of going into a "tank", but it has a little problem ... ("Ironic mode "OFF). Few time ago we saw [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:21+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Lotus Seven VM77, VideoBlog|0 Comments

New clutch cable for VM77

New clutch cable for VM77 What this VM77 is doing it's a shame. We got him out of Madrid, it fails. We took him to a concentration, it fails. We say ugly things and / or we would threaten it to set fire, it fails. We treat you with affection, it fails. Anyway, it [...]

VM77 Engine temperatures #2. Exhaust heat wrap

VM77 Engine temperatures #2. Exhaust heat wrap Come on, we continue with engine temperatures of the VM77 matter. The fact is we continue to seek a solution to this issue. Do you remember the experiment designed by our colleague Carlos? Well, we go with the second derivative. What are we going to do? Test [...]

Engine temperatures of VM77

Engine temperatures of VM77 VM77 engine temperatures, a topic that we have talked about so many times. We have been visited by good (and wise) friends who have tried the car and they have proposed some improvements (see these two chapters of our Videoblogs, here and here), and from the beginning we have received lots [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:22+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Engine, Lotus Seven VM77, VideoBlog|0 Comments

VM77 engine mount

VM77 engine mount We continue with the "surprises". Our VM77 has decided not to stand the weight of its own engine anymore, that's it. One week ago we have realized that the position of the shift lever has changed somewhat, it had moved, and that's never a good sign. We had to find the reason, and [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:26+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Engine, Lotus Seven VM77, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Brake pump and calipers for the VM77

Brake pump and calipers for the VM77 It's  time dammit, it's time to change the Lotus Seven VM77 brakes. Now it runs more or less, but it runs, but the brakes are not up to par to the engine, not even close. They are 20 years old, they are knackered and the don't brake as good as they [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:27+00:00 September 6th, 2015|Brakes, Lotus Seven VM77, VideoBlog|0 Comments