1970 Lotus Europa S2

I finally found the Lotus Europa that I was looking for and amazingly it was only a 40 minute drive away. This worked out...
JB SteelStik

My Lotus Europa is still leaking gas

The past few weeks I've been driving with a maximum of half a tank of gas as I've been slowly dripping fuel if I...
1986 Lotus Esprit Turbo HCI

I purchased a 1986 Lotus Esprit Turbo HCI.

I finally did it. I bought one of the cars I've been lusting over for years. The car in question is a 1986 Lotus...
Sceadu Design fiberglass plug

Producing fiberglass plugs, molds and finished parts

Many of our Lotus cars are primarily made of fiberglass. During the restoration of my Lotus Europa S2 I've been making fiberglass plugs for...
1970 Lotus Europa S2 build plate

1970 Lotus Europa S2 Build Plate

A lot can be learned from the build plate on my new to me Lotus Europa S2. The car was built in June, 1970...
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 Europa carpet and leather samples

Lotus Europa interior colour combination

I have started work on redoing the interior of my Lotus Europa S2 as the previous 50 year old vinyl and carpet were very...
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...
Rusty Lotus Europa seat

Removing the Lotus Europa S2 seats

I don't have any plans to restore my 1970 Lotus Europa at this point but decided to pull the seats and at least clean...
Ugly Lotus Europa headliner

Removing the Lotus Europa headliner

In many ways the interior of my 1970 Lotus Europa S2 is the worst part of the car. The dash is peeling as most...