It's time for a change
Link to Pistonheads advert http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/caterham/all-models/1992/1635197
Caterham 7 GTS for sale
Built and registered in 1992 by myself, originally supplied as a new kit with reconditioned Ital rear axle and Escort 4-speed gearbox – hence the Q-plate. At the time this avoided the government new car tax.
Mileage reading 39132
Upgraded over the years....
Raceline supplied 2.0ltr Zetec 200 spec engine – quoted at 190-200bhp
Omex 600 ecu with 45mm throttle bodies.
BGH 2.8 long 1st heavy duty gearbox.
Axminster panels fuel injection fuel tank with external high pressure pump.
Engine & gearbox fitted November 2010 at approx 30k miles
SPC Tracsport live axle – fitted with 3.9 diff ratio. Alloy differential carrier. Tran-X plate type LSD. Atlas grp 1 halfshafts. Fitted December 2008 at approx 26k miles
HiSpec 260mm Ultralite-4 front brakes. Rear axle fitted with disk brakes.
Braided brake hoses. Brake bias valve fitted to rear brake circuit.
Upgraded in Dec 2012 to pre-96 De-Dion front suspension. Powerflex front bushes. Nitron damper/springs fitted all round.
Flat floored set-up done based on 75kg driver
Caterham leather S-type seats with removable leather headrests. 4-point harness seatbelts fitted.
FIA roll over bar with petty strut.
7-Speed carbon effect boot cover.
Soft bits "touring" tonneau cover with cut outs for headrests
Soft-bits matching green half hood.
185/70x13 Yokohama A013R tyres fitted, these have only done about 1500 since fitting in May 2013. Caterham supplied 6x13 "minilites"
Standard Caterham sidescreens with leather arm rests. I also have a full hood.
Storm force outdoor fitted car cover.
Car is in good condition considering it is 21 years old. It has always been garaged. Car has been driven in the wet.
Usual gravel-rash on rear wheel arches.
Two small "star" cracks on the passenger side of the windscreen.
Since Zetec engine fitted the car has done a track day at Mallory Park, a little run over to the Isle of Man and a trip to Le Man 24hr this year. Car has always been very reliable.
MOT until 5th May 2014, Tax until 1st March 2014