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Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:47 pm
Hello all I've just rejoined the register and I'm looking for someone or a recommended garage to carry out metal work on my mk1 lotus, I've had the car for almost 30 yrs now and thought it is about time that I invested in it, I'm in se london so any person in the london area would be ideal many thanks, Paul
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:51 pm
Give Colin Ginn a ring in Clacton as he's a Mk1 specialist 01255 475825 during office hours - he might be booked up for a while but depends how much you need it done in a hurry.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:27 am
Ok thanks Keith
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:33 am
Hi we're not in the London area, we're West Midlands, we've done a couple of cars that have been sent back down your way, we did the Monaco red Mk1 GT that was at the NEC, that car is down south, we've just restored one that has been off the road for 30 years and has just gone back to Nottingham, it was a bare metal shell that had been standing for over 30 years, Andy M has just inspected this car, ask him his opinion of it. We have another 10 lotus cortinas in various states of restoration, so I think a trip to the West Midlands might just be worth while.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:40 pm
I have a friend in Hailsham (down in East Sussex). Exellent workmanship & a jolly descent bloke. Definitely worth a quote.
If you want an idea of what he can do, check out Peter Meyer's post in the Restoration section under the title "advice on over axle repair sections".
PM me if you want to know more.
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:43 pm
Dave I sent you a pm not sure if I'm doing it right could you let me know if you received it, many thanks Paul
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 1:07 pm
Nothing yet, keep trying!
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 10:23 am
Following our meet up yesterday, I've sent you a PM.
Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 8:11 pm
Paul Chapman is London based I believe.