This guide applies only to Sevens that have the fuel pump/sender mounted vertically in the top panel of the tank (such as most Duratec and Sigma models, and probably the 160 too).
This guide is based on myTechTalk thread "Duratec R400: removing/repairing/replacing wet sump" (April 2016).
Note: I've based this guide on an article I wrote for Low Flying (August 2004). It applies to cars with cable-operated clutches, and specifically K-series from around 1997 on.
Adding VVC to an EU3 K Series Engine Wiring Loom
By Andrew Revill. With thanks to Alan Archer.
This is the assembly guide from 2014 and covers Sigma engined cars.
This is the assembly guide from around 2001 and covers a lot of K-series cars.
Thanks to ben7 for creating this document and to Paul Deslandes and Jonathan Kay for their valuable input.
Heres how to fit a 3rd high level brake light to your Caterham. With thanks to Oli Wright for the instructions and pictures.
As the bolt heads are recessed at both sides where it attaches to the de dion tube and a fairly tight fit for a socket, I didn't seem to be able to find any of my metric sockets that would fit.
One of the important items that should be checked when trying to optimise the handling characteristics of your Seven are the corner weights in order to ensure that each tyre is carrying its proper share of the overall weight of the car.
The Following Applies to ALL ROVER K SERIES VARIANTS, 2001 ONWARDS (EU2 AND EU3)
The reason for this statement is that the wiring diagrams for the Start Button below match the wiring diagram for the above vehicles. The wiring diagrams below have been used and are known to work.
Cam Timing (Non Standard Cams with Vernier Pulleys)
When turning the crankshaft to TDC, always turn it in such a way that the movement of the pistons is minimised.
Rear Light Corrosion
Caterham rear lights always corrode on the inside as they cannot effectively be sealed. This is because they are trailer/caravan rear lights, but mounted upside down. As the drain holes are now at the top water gets in, especially if the car is used all year round.