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by igg-hiss
Sat Jan 23, 2021 22:52
Forum: General
Topic: Lotusbits current Covid position
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Re: Lotusbits current Covid position

As The owner of a Garage this has been my big worry throughout this Pandemic, we do our best with 2 meter by 2 meter sheets of Perspex and face masks however you are always waiting for the day when you have to do what Mike has had to do and close and take a Hit! How ever the actions at Lotusbits onc...
by igg-hiss
Sat Nov 14, 2020 18:39
Forum: History & Memorabilia
Topic: RIP Oliver Winterbottom
Replies: 37
Views: 3895

Re: RIP Oliver Winterbottom

Likewise I would also up for some form of send off at the right time. I have a fond memory of him signing his book for me. He asked me what I wanted written with the autograph at donnington festival. I replied “I am just a simple man write what you wish” Oliver proceeded to sign the book with dedica...
by igg-hiss
Sat Nov 14, 2020 18:30
Forum: General
Topic: Lotus Elite Luggage
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Lotus Elite Luggage

Wow what a find! And what an addition for someone’s Elite
by igg-hiss
Tue Aug 11, 2020 20:28
Forum: General
Topic: Lotus Certificate of Provenance
Replies: 4
Views: 608

Re: Lotus Certificate of Provenance

In the past I have secured the Certificate of provenance for both my cars: and found it worthwhile. However if I had to pay £170 I would have run away scared.
by igg-hiss
Sun Jul 19, 2020 20:59
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: esprit "iron cross" 7.5 x 14 inch speedline alloys.
Replies: 12
Views: 1765

Re: esprit "iron cross" 7.5 x 14 inch speedline alloys.

If the Iron cross were sourced from Toyota (which it is not) however info from the the A60 Celica Supra family is easy to get and shows that: Rim Diameter 14" (the inch is still current nomenclature for wheel diameter). Rim width 7" (again this is still the current term in parlance). Centre Bore 60....
by igg-hiss
Fri Jul 17, 2020 20:26
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Statfold Barn Railway Car Show 26th July 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 1818

Re: Statfold Barn Railway Car Show 26th July 2020

Socially Distanced Cars in Strawberry Park… 26th July 2020 Following the success of our recent car show, we are holding another ‘Cars in Strawberry Park’ on the 26th July 2020. ‘Cars in Strawberry Park’ will be PRE-PURCHASED TICKETS ONLY and have LIMITED NUMBERS but will be a great day out for all ...
by igg-hiss
Sun Jul 12, 2020 19:12
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New member, new excel owner
Replies: 17
Views: 2938

Re: New member, new excel owner

MetBlue wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 18:13
It did 832 miles last year. I’m trying to keep it under 100,000 which is right hard when at last MOT showed 99,960.
From what I read, all you need is a VDO speedo. - although at the moment, mines behaving itself.

Tony
Tony I'm a Rouge not a rake or is it the other way around. :wink:
by igg-hiss
Sun Jul 12, 2020 16:42
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New member, new excel owner
Replies: 17
Views: 2938

Re: New member, new excel owner

Welcome from another Silver Owner Silver. ! I thought yours was brown. Oh its the verdegras from lack of use It did 832 miles last year. I’m trying to keep it under 100,000 which is right hard when at last MOT showed 99,960. Lah520p did 420 as well! Factor in I’m getting 100 MPF (miles per failure)...
by igg-hiss
Sat Jul 11, 2020 21:53
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New member, new excel owner
Replies: 17
Views: 2938

Re: New member, new excel owner

Welcome from another Silver Owner
by igg-hiss
Wed Jul 01, 2020 21:25
Forum: General
Topic: Fuel smell in boot
Replies: 43
Views: 3668

Re: Fuel smell in boot

The built in luggage compartment petrol fragrancer is at times mighty useful, I can always locate my luggage in a hotel store room no matter how full the room may be (even with my eyes closed). Strangely my Excel has the fragrencer system fitted but not my Eclat or was it an optional extra on the E...
by igg-hiss
Tue Jun 30, 2020 20:24
Forum: General
Topic: Fuel smell in boot
Replies: 43
Views: 3668

Re: Fuel smell in boot

The built in luggage compartment petrol fragrancer is at times mighty useful, I can always locate my luggage in a hotel store room no matter how full the room may be (even with my eyes closed). Strangely my Excel has the fragrencer system fitted but not my Eclat or was it an optional extra on the Ec...
by igg-hiss
Sun Jun 21, 2020 20:38
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Locations for meet-ups
Replies: 5
Views: 1152

Re: Locations for meet-ups

Richard Possibly an Idea for the future.. WA15 8XQ Ringway Visitor Center (Concord) and the Romper pub nearby. Just off the M56 at Manchester an interesting place 80miles from Birmingham (Midlands), LLandudno (North Wales), Kendal (the North West of England) and the point between Leeds and York (Yor...
by igg-hiss
Sun Jun 21, 2020 19:53
Forum: General
Topic: Rear brakes pads and discs
Replies: 9
Views: 1340

Re: Rear brakes pads and discs

Hi Alan Delphi Recon for the brake pads LP146 crossing over to Lotus 7701602289 where the original equipment manufacturer was Bendix the caliper is common to other vehicles and as such Delphi, TRW and a couple of others are still producing the pad. However Apec, Nipparts and Brake engineering to lis...
by igg-hiss
Sun Jun 21, 2020 09:37
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Early Excel on Gumtree
Replies: 1
Views: 640

Re: Early Excel on Gumtree

Registration number is probably for a Bell and Colvill car. It’s on EBay too.
by igg-hiss
Wed May 27, 2020 20:04
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Virtual meetings anyone?
Replies: 72
Views: 16065

Re: Virtual meetings anyone?

I will also try next time.