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by Radar
Sat Jan 26, 2019 01:19
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Won't start..think it could be the starter solenoid or relay
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Re: Won't start..think it could be the starter solenoid or r

Finally got around to fitting a new relay and the old girl fired right up.
by Radar
Sun Dec 02, 2018 22:59
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Won't start..think it could be the starter solenoid or relay
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Won't start..think it could be the starter solenoid or relay

My normally trusty 1988 Excel SE won't start..think it could be the starter solenoid or relay. Does anybody have a pdf of the wiring diagram and relay layout they could pm me with?

Thanks!
by Radar
Sun Dec 02, 2018 22:52
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 1987 LOTUS EXCEL SE in Monaco White
Replies: 8
Views: 1171

Re: 1987 LOTUS EXCEL SE in Monaco White

Mark, I am glad that you have decided to keep it looks a lovely example.

Thanks for sharing the details regarding the scam too
by Radar
Tue Nov 06, 2018 18:40
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: 215/50r15 back in production
Replies: 33
Views: 4055

Re: 215/50r15 back in production

I know I'm talking about 205/50 ZR 15 tyres made by Accelera Alpha someone suggested down my local garage as a low cost tyre to use when only doing low yearly mileage, at only about £40 a corner fitted ( valve and balanced ) seems good value. Yes they are made in China but he showed me a picture an...
by Radar
Tue Apr 10, 2018 00:11
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Back in an Excel
Replies: 104
Views: 10356

Re: Back in an Excel

Looks great. Who fitted your windscreen?
by Radar
Mon Apr 02, 2018 18:58
Forum: General
Topic: The lost Excel
Replies: 12
Views: 864

Re: The lost Excel

I had typed an indignant reply, was about to hit enter and then clocked the date just in time.... :D :oops:
by Radar
Mon Mar 26, 2018 20:14
Forum: General
Topic: 1988 Excel SE. Brief Update
Replies: 65
Views: 10388

Re: 1988 Excel SE. Brief Update

bash wrote:Looking good, sounds like the mot man was trying to satisfy his advisories total, my last MOT had an advisory for underseal on the sills !

Bash

In fairness my springs are pretty rusty and I thinking about a trip to Lotus Bits is on the cards
by Radar
Sat Mar 24, 2018 00:27
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Restoration Show - NEC, 23-25 March 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2839

Re: Restoration Show - NEC, 23-25 March 2018

The diff rebuild takes me back to my apprenticeship days with GKN Axles in Birmingham

Love those flags

Enjoy the show folks and hope the stand draws plenty of interest
by Radar
Sat Mar 24, 2018 00:09
Forum: General
Topic: 1988 Excel SE. Brief Update
Replies: 65
Views: 10388

Re: 1988 Excel SE. Brief Update

Busy start to 2018, a couple of local meets here in Worcestershire at a pub between Kidderminster and Stourbridge, over 120 vehicles at the last one. Organised by a FB group they even briefly used a picture of my Excel as their 'Cover Photo'. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/785/26105833637_55a837bc8d...
by Radar
Sat Mar 24, 2018 00:03
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Curborough track day: 2nd April
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Curborough track day: 2nd April

I have done two track days there in the Excel through the Quantum Owners Club. Great fun, great value.

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I can't do April 2nd which is a pity, but I am already booked in for later in the year
by Radar
Fri Mar 23, 2018 23:58
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Curborough track day: 2nd April
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Curborough track day: 2nd April

I have done two track days there in the Excel through the Quantum Owners Club. Great fun, great value.

I can't do April 2nd which is a pity, but I am already booked in for later in the year
by Radar
Sat Feb 17, 2018 22:56
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Complete interior from 1990 Excel
Replies: 1
Views: 451

Re: Complete interior from 1990 Excel

alanmoss wrote:Posted on the FB page by Carl Pereira - complete leather interior.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/173095715580

Doesn't look like it is available anymore, pity
by Radar
Tue Dec 05, 2017 23:02
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Back in an Excel
Replies: 104
Views: 10356

Re: Back in an Excel

amarshall wrote:
Radar wrote:Looks fantastic and you have done many jobs I need to do to mine.

Quick question, why weren't your instrument lights working? Mine just stopped a couple of years ago funnily enough and I can'r suss out why
Have you checked the rheostat?
Yep, not to worry
by Radar
Sun Dec 03, 2017 21:01
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Back in an Excel
Replies: 104
Views: 10356

Re: Back in an Excel

Looks fantastic and you have done many jobs I need to do to mine.

Quick question, why weren't your instrument lights working? Mine just stopped a couple of years ago funnily enough and I can'r suss out why