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I suspect if you actually saw it, it's a bit ropey around the edges, but could well be a good canvass for improvement. Strange looking Lotus badge on the driver seat which is barely hiding the trouble beneath. And steering wheel looking very tired. Then there's red bumpers, although I fully underst...
- Fri Jan 01, 2021 23:19
- Forum: Electrics and Electronics
- Topic: Rear Fog lights / Horn not working
- Replies: 25
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I think modern automatic transmissions are designed to work with electronic engine management systems, using ignition retard and drive-by-wire throttle to smooth the changes. With a carburetted Lotus, one would have to do some electronic work arounds to avoid it going into fault mode because it's no...
- Wed Dec 02, 2020 22:31
- Forum: Engine and Gearbox
- Topic: Cooling issues on 92 SE
- Replies: 34
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Because Evan's coolant more faithfully tracks oil temperature without boiling/losing contact with the liner surfaces at high temperature (100C tends to be scary in a water system but not in a Evan's system) , That's why the system is pressurised. It raises the boiling temperature. At 1.5bar it's ov...
- Tue Oct 27, 2020 23:39
- Forum: Servicing, Belts, Fuels and Oils
- Topic: Replacing front brake discs
- Replies: 5
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I have started to get a vibration under braking so I checked the run-out and thickness of the offside, front disc. It had a run-out of 0.2mm and was less than 0.73" thick, both figures being outside the limits so I need new discs which raises a couple of questions. 1. I removed what I thought was th...