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"I never worked with Chapman at Lotus, but I heard stories...you know, he would say, 'We wouldn't put a washer underneath the head of a bolt, why...wh..what are you going to do that for? Why do you want to take the washer around the track?'"

rotflrotflrotfl The philosophy lives on.
 

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"I never worked with Chapman at Lotus, but I heard stories...you know, he would say, 'We wouldn't put a washer underneath the head of a bolt, why...wh..what are you going to do that for? Why do you want to take the washer around the track?'"

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Loved that quote...

I'm feeling really guilty about my subwoofer right now...
 

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Loved that quote...

I'm feeling really guilty about my subwoofer right now...
If the guilt becomes too much to bare, PM me. :D
 

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rotfl

So far, my few mods have all "added lightness." Well, except for the 3m film on the windows...forgive me, Colin.

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"I never worked with Chapman at Lotus, but I heard stories...you know, he would say, 'We wouldn't put a washer underneath the head of a bolt, why...wh..what are you going to do that for? Why do you want to take the washer around the track?'"

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I heard that too (thought I was the only one that noticed)!!!!! I laughed out loud...fantastic!
 

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yeah, I heard this as well and laughed. I love how almost all the stories I hear about Colin Chapman are about weight reduction.

A girl asked me yesterday why I bought the lotus, and I went into a history lesson of Lotus, light weight, etc, and I should have just said because it's fun - I'm gonna add lightness in conversation.
 

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I always liked the one that goes something like "if the car doesn't fall apart right after the finish line, its too heavy"

I think it was one of Colin's
 

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When asked why the Lotus, i just say "its all about what it isn't"
 

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"Just want to keep things streamlined" I love this one.
 

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"Just want to keep things streamlined" I love this one.
I had totally forgotten about that commercial... awesome!
 

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"Just want to keep things streamlined" I love this one.
Looks like he'll have to Make Friends with his Right Hand :eek:
 
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