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Locost links

Useful contacts for Locost builders and enthusiasts

Victorian Clubman Builders Group  For clubman owners, builders and enthusiasts, both Locost style and kit cars

Oz Clubbies  Australian forum for builders, enthusiasts and owners of Lotus 7 clubman style vehicles (Locost and Kit Car based)

Clubbies SA  South Australian clubman group

Haynes Roadster Forum  (UK) Centred around the Haynes book “Build your own sportscar” by Chris Gibbs


Cartech  Automotive engineering & consulting services.  Testing of Locost clubman cars for ADR compliance & registration in Victoria

Australian Design Rules (ADR’s)  National standards for newly constructed vehicles as applied to Locost clubman (ICV) builds

National Code of Practice (NCOP)  Technical requirements for building an “Individually Constructed Vehicle (ICV)” in Australia

VIPAC Engineers & Scientists  Provides IM240 emissions testing for new clubman vehicles, as required for registration in Victoria


Clubman builders resource  Peter Ogden Western Australia

Simon’s Locost clubman site   lots of info & ideas for Locost builders

Darren Ponton  Locost under construction and lots of information

Round Australia in a clubman Kym’s Locost travels and adventures

An “In the shed production”  Canberra ACT Locost build

Jim McSorley (USA) Building a “Sevenesque” roadster.  Includes alternative plans


Aussie Desert Coolers High performance, custom built aluminium radiators

Hoppers Stoppers  Brake specialists.  Modifications, upgrades and conversions

How to build a cheap sports car  (USA) Keith Tanner, author and builder of MX5 powered clubman kit car

T7Design  (UK) Supplier of lightweight, compact, custom built heaters for clubman & kit cars

AutoEnginuity  (USA) OBDII Scan Tool.  On board diagnostics hardware & software

GAZ Shocks (UK) Manufacturer of coil over shocks for Locost clubman

Puma Clubman  Clubman kit car, based on the Locost principles

Donkervoort (Netherlands) Exotic, high performance clubman sports cars

Stalker Cars  (USA) Brunton Stalker - GM V6 & V8 (Commodore V6 & V8) powered clubman style kit cars


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