Appliance Rim with Lotus Badge

1970 Vintage Appliance Mags

I'm not too crazy about the rims on My 1970 Lotus Europa S2 but they are period. Long term I'll likely go with Panasports...
Lotus Europa parts

Lotus Europa parts list

In preparation for my 1970 Lotus Europa S2 basic restoration I started to put together a purchase list. R.D. Enterprises has a decent selection...
Old Lotus Europa S2 carpets

A new interior for my Lotus Europa

One of my winter projects is redoing the entire interior of my ratty Lotus Europa S2. I perhaps shouldn't call the Lotus ratty but...
Smiths Lotus speedometer

A working odometer after decades?

When I purchased my Lotus Europa last year the car odometer showed 20,266 miles and typical of so many Smiths odometers didn't work. Needless...
Fancy new Lotus Europa resonator

Colin Chapman: “Simplify, then add lightness”

Colin Chapman apparently said "Simplify, then add lightness”. I'm not sure how this relates to my Lotus Europa but my car has been shedding the...
Updated Lotus Europa fuse block

Installing a new fuse block in the Lotus Europa

Old British cars have amazing electrical systems. We all know about Lucas, the Prince of Darkness. Well, to keep us safe and make sure...
Lotus license plate frame

Christmas Bling for my Lotus Europa

I don't need anything that's affordable so I can be hard to buy Christmas presents for. Yeah, socks and sweaters are good but it's...
Lotus Europa Badge

Lotus Europa Badge

One of the items I will be looking for is a new Lotus Europa badge.
Lotus Europa 0495R doors

Who owns Lotus Europa 0495R?

Lotus Europa S2 0485R was likely built at the same time as my car being one serial number earlier than my 0496R. It would...
J-B Weld SteelStik Epoxy

J-B Weld SteelStik Epoxy saved the day

I'm always a little skeptical about miracle fixes that will save hundreds of dollars. I also don't like to spend hundreds of dollars if...