What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
Illustration for article titled The Lotus Project Begins

The goal is to have the middle box of the frame tacked together after work tomorrow. Today was a bit of mockup and cutting the lengths, though the angles still need to be worked out and cut.

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Here is the gist of what’s being made, while what I’m doing will be wider and lower.
Here is the gist of what’s being made, while what I’m doing will be wider and lower.
Illustration for article titled The Lotus Project Begins
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This is the advanced methods being used to visualize how the trans will fit and determine final widths. Set scraps down in measured spots based on the books dimensions, then move them around to suit. The 350z trans is huge so it will have to sit forward from the firewall if my wide feet are going to stand a chance with the pedals.

This time tomorrow the lengths should look like something.

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