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David Brown
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Ivan's Shed

Anyone else seen the YouTube Ivan's Shed? He may be known to some on here but he's a fascinating (old) chap who has a wealth of knowledge. Just watched his video of rebuilding the 17th Seven complete with Coventry Climax engine. 

David Brown
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Realised he's Ivan Dutton. 

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I watched that today after Tazio forwarded it. Amazing guy, amazing car and fascinating to watch. I now want an early Lotus / Caterham - simple, functional.

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Ian, Sell the 996 and buy an oldie...you know it makes sense....
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Alas im a bit short at the moment of the 60k needed for an early one .

seen a couple of cheaper ones but the climax engine is the one.

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I love the purity, simplicity and functionality of the old cars.  Give it a few years and I'm sure you'll be able to specify reversing cameras, lane assist, zoned climate control, heated steering wheel, hill start assist, electric wing mirrors and so on, on a new Caterham.

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He has a bit of a Jean Luc Picard thing going on.

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His 2 cylinder BLMC A series project looks interesting - not sure about welding bits of cranks together though! I guess its proof of concept then get a billet one made. Ditto for the camshaft.

I thought about the Star Trek connection :-) 

He's definitely boldly going....

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Ian, he looks like you in 20years time....Whistle

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Oi! 

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Ivan's Shed is now Ivan's Barn / Shed Racing after a falling out with the original videographer.