My midlife crisis

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    It's a sports car, of course, but this one is different:

    I want to build it myself.

    The Locost 7 is a homemade version of the famous Lotus Seven. The Mazda Miata is a popular vehicle to get the drivetrain from, but I prefer something domestic. I'd like to use a Chevy 350. :lol:

    Some guys race them. Some do autocross. I just want to cruise.

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    Very nice Dave !
     
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    Thanks! There's an American forum for builders, LocostUSA.com • Index page. Tons of good info and advice.

    Now, I just need a house, a garage, a welder, tools, steel, and car guts. :lol:
     
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    That is very *kewl* looking. I also love riding in the Mazda Miata, my friend from WA drives when he comes to visit....Tight squeeze. :eusa_dance:
     
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    You built that?

    Cool.
     
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    Not a lot of room in them. Luckily, since I'll build it myself, I can make it any dimensions I want. :)
     
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    No, not yet, I haven't. But I want to. To that end, I've been taking welding classes at the local tech college. Have done stick and MIG so far. Taking TIG this fall. Welding's fun. I've gotten to use it at work, too. Been a while since the shop had someone who could weld.
     
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    freedombecki Let's go swimmin'! Supporting Member

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    Build it, and they will come. :)
     
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    Good stuff Dave! Thanks for sharing
     
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    ...but only one at a time. There's only one passenger seat. :lol:
     

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