Lotus Europa steel wheel and hubcap

Original steel wheels for the Lotus Europa

I just purchased a set of Rubery Owen & Co steel wheels for my 1970 Lotus Europa. These came standard on the car when...
Walmart Driving Shoes

New driving shoes

One of the things I've learned in 6 months of Lotus Europa ownership is that the pedals are really close together. Of course this...
Installing Europa engine cover lettering

Start with the loTus

I finally had the chance to look closely at the box of parts the previous owner of my Lotus Europa gave me. A new...
Adding lettering to the Lotus Dash

Restoring a Lotus Europa wood dash

When I purchased my 1970 S2 Lotus Europa a few years ago it had a very typical old Lotus problem, the wood veneer on...
Lotus Reproduction Enamel Badge

Crazy prices of vintage Lotus enamel badges

I've been wanting to either restore or purchase a new (preferably NOS) nose badge for my Lotus Europa. I came close about a month...
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...
New Lotus badge

New Lotus badge installed

I purchased a new Lotus nose badge for my Europa from HethelSport in California. Their enamel badges are very nicely done and have an...
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...
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...
Lotus Esprit Turbo fuel tank cap

1986 Lotus Esprit Turbo fuel tank caps

It's amazing how many small items have to be looked at when you start working on a car that hasn't moved in 25  years....