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    Wheel Bearing Noise

    Took the Lola out for a spin and heard a very bad sound when moving. I determined it was coming from the right front wheel. A dry, metallic clicking/squeaking grinding sound that has no place in a Lola. Took apart, inspected the bearing (P/N 513019) and could find nothing unusual; rotated with...
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    T70 Video

    Here is a link to footage of my RCR Lola T70 taken at a recent Portland Cars & Coffee (World of Speed Museum). Lola T70 Replica In Detail - YouTube So far, so good. Car runs well, nothing has fallen off. Stays fairly cool even in traffic. BTW...I am working on an extensive collection...
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    Lola First Drive

    Here is a YouTube link to my first drive in the now 99% completed Lola. So far so good. I justt need to tweak a few things, finish the two upper clam shell holdemdown pins and get it registered. It's snowing right now so that will have to wait.
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    T70 Windshield Install

    Getting down to the final strokes... I plan to prime the windshield boarder with 3M 08681 glass primer. Then use 3M 08693 adhesive (after masking all painted surfaces). But the body shop guy suggested I use butyl rope instead of the 08693. So I got a sample and it seems it's fine as a gasket...
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    World Of Speed Museum

    I volunteer two days a week at a wonderful new museum in Wilsonville Oregon. World of Speed Museum If you are in the area this a a great place to visit. Featured right now are Smokey Yunick's #13 Chevelle, Mickey Thompson's Challenger I and Slo-Motion IV unlimited hydroplane. Hope to see...
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    Knockoff Wrench

    Being totally sick of working on the Lola body, I needed a machining project. So I made a three eared "socket" wrench that fits nicely over the knockoffs. A 1 3/8 inch hex allows a big socket to tighten/loosen the knockoffs. Hope to be ready for paint this spring.
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    Lola T70 Rear Bodywork

    Before I do something dumb, I need some advice on the two "ears" on the rear clamshell that mate with the T70 cab. They both interfere with the cab bodywork by about 1/4 inch where there should be 1/8 clearance. I'm thinking of filling in the cavities and grinding down each ear. The rest of the...
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    RCR Lola T70 Go Karting

    Here is a link to the first official go kart of my Lola project. I still have an issue with the water temp. The gauge shows about 220 (sensor is in the head) but when I check the heads, block etc. with a laser gun temp gauge, it...
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    Lola First (Official) Start

    Here is a link to a YouTube video of the first official start of my RCR Lola T70. Lola first start - YouTube Next is to do a quick alignment of the wheels, bleed the brakes and do some go karting.
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    Lola Excercise Machine

    I bled the clutch on the Lola last night. It runs from the Wilwood 7/8 master cylinder to the G96 six speed. It has the Spec clutch setup for the LS3 lump. Wow the clutch is heavy! I'll have a thigh like Tanya Harding's (in her Olympic days) in a short time. Will going to a smaller dia master...
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    Lola clamshell puzzle

    I am trying to figure out the locations of the three fiberglass pieces that support the rear clamshell. I think I have the two pieces as shown in the pic, but the third piece (propped up) is a mystery. So before I start mixing up the goo, does anyone have insight as to the solution?
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    RCR Lola T70 Nose Location

    Before I commit to mounting the radiator etc. I want to be sure the nose section of the body is positioned correctly. Looking at photos of other T70's it seems that the underside of the nose is in the same plane as the side skirt bottoms/underside of the chassis. Is this a good assumption?
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    RCR Lola T70 Front Suspension

    I finally received my RCR Lola kit. It was worth the wait. I'm mostly getting the lay of the land right now. I have the chassis sitting on 5" blocks (5" ride height) and the front upper control arms are at a angle such that there can be only about 1" of travel before the upper ball joint (which...
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    New(Lola) Member from Oregon

    Hello from Newberg, Or. I'm Frank and have ordered a Lola T70 Coupe from RCR. The plan is to drop an LS3 500 HP carb'd lump from The Engine Factory backed by a G50 transaxle from Gbox. Any comments on my choices will be appreciated. I do have the first of many questions. I orderd the "new"...