Welcome to the Lamborghini Espada blog

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What is it like to own a vintage Lamborghini Espada? I have been the happy owner of Espada #7198 since 2003 and with this blog I will try to give you an more detailed insight

Vehicle inspection

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It has already been 8 years since the last statutory inspection and the Espada must therefore be tested for road-worthiness again. Times flies! Here in Denmark, Classic cars older than 35 years only needs to

Oil change

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It’s time to change the engine oil and filter. Lamborghini prescribes that the oil must be changed every 5000 km, which in today’s eyes is a very short interval. Even when I drive less than

Photo shoot at dawn

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Early up at 3.15 Last Friday, the alarm clock rang as early as 3.15 in the morning when it was time for a photo session of the Espada. ‘The golden hour’ just before sunrise (or

Carburetor rebuild

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Rebuilding the dual Weber carburetors is actually not that difficult as long as you are careful and follow a guide if you are new to this. I can recommend the book ‘Weber / Zenith Stromberg

An old, rusty and worn Lamborghini Espada rear muffler from Ansa Marmitte cut open

Repair of the exhaust system

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The next project on the list was an repair of the original exhaust system which was a bit leaky and did not really contribute to much sound dampening. Actually, the car sounded like an old-school

Closeup of a cut Trident Marine fuel hose where one can see the multiple layers

Replacing the fuel line

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A closeup of the new multi layered low permeation fuel line from Trident Marine which is a good choice for “in-cabin” fuel hoses. After driving the car the 1300 km from Switzerland to Denmark it

Body restoration of an Lamborghini Espada S1 side sills

Body restoration – By the 2nd owner

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Mr. Dupont sold the car to Mr. Bournet who is also a resident of Switzerland. I am not aware of exactly when they traded the car but at some time in the 90’s Mr. Bournet