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#502612 - 07/03/18 04:05 PM A seven on wires
+8Rich Offline

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Well that's a first for me - an Italian friend put this up on FB, he has the pressed steel wheels also for it.

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#502614 - 07/03/18 04:14 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: +8Rich]
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And me...never ever seen before.

I have to say it just does not look right!
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#502623 - 07/03/18 04:48 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: +8Rich]
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I have to say I'm not keen..
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#502625 - 07/03/18 04:57 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: +8Rich]
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Think of the weight? Chapman would turn in his grave.
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#502626 - 07/03/18 05:01 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: +8Rich]
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Quite true, I hadn't thought of that aspect.
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#502654 - 07/03/18 06:26 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: PaulJ]
Jens Offline
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Originally Posted By PaulJ
Think of the weight? Chapman would turn in his grave.


No, there were early ones with wire wheels, too:

http://www.classiccarratings.com/auction...um-duxford-1146

and:

https://car-images.bauersecure.com/pagefiles/73936/1040x0/caterham_seven_05.jpg?scale=down


Edited by Jens (07/03/18 06:38 PM)
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#502656 - 07/03/18 06:32 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: Jens]
+8Rich Offline

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That's a good find Jens and certainly a new one on me.
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#502745 - 08/03/18 10:24 AM Re: A seven on wires [Re: +8Rich]
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Jens beat me to it. I think we are all conditioned to seeing 7's on alloys but the first 6's and 7's were on wires.
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#502776 - 08/03/18 02:36 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: lowebird]
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To new Caterhams: I like the new classic editon very much:

http://uk.caterhamcars.com/cars/seven-supersprint


Edited by Jens (08/03/18 03:09 PM)
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#502794 - 08/03/18 04:36 PM Re: A seven on wires [Re: +8Rich]
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If they offered the supersprint here i would buy one.
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