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by Hawaiis0
Sun Apr 18, 2021 21:23
Forum: General
Topic: Sound proofing
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Sound proofing

Do a search for insulation and you will find various threads. Closed cell is important to stop water absorption. Iirc.
by Hawaiis0
Mon Apr 12, 2021 20:55
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: ExteriorDoor lock has fallen out
Replies: 9
Views: 807

Re: ExteriorDoor lock has fallen out

Went to unlock the car using the key in the passenger door lock the other day and the lock just fell away when I tried to insert the key! Any ideas what's happened and how to fix it before I strip the door panel off at the weekend? Regards Shaun Just as an after thought. No signs of an attempt to f...
by Hawaiis0
Mon Apr 12, 2021 08:57
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Hampshire meet up April?
Replies: 44
Views: 1752

Re: Hampshire meet up April?

Hi Guys, Can you please let me know if you're still unable to see my photos? I use Firefox and seldom use Internet Explorer, but IE won't open the excelnet webpage at all. (but opens all my other links). Bizzare. Still not visible as an image. Remove the IMG and use as a link works. Try clearing th...
by Hawaiis0
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:02
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: loss of spark ignition
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: loss of spark ignition

regarding taking the sir box off the access the distributor - the back end of the box looks like its bolted onto the inlet trumpets - i thought it might just be simpler to unbolt the whole inlet manifold and ease it out of the way? I'll try taking the back box off and see if i can get my large hand...
by Hawaiis0
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:02
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: loss of spark ignition
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: loss of spark ignition

Hi Guys, thanks for the responses; I thought the immobilizer was the rev limiter - i read that somewhere on here. it the rev limiter item the lucas ignition amplifier ? or the smaller module next to it which does not have any indication of what it is? The Lucus Amp is the AB14. Most people hate the...
by Hawaiis0
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:24
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: loss of spark ignition
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: loss of spark ignition

keith rhodes wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:27
Hi all,
disconnecting the immobilizer didn't work :(

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Do you mean the rev limiter here?
by Hawaiis0
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:20
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: loss of spark ignition
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: loss of spark ignition

It's a Lucas 45 IIRC and 123 is a usual replacement option.

Take the air box off for better access.

Rotor arm rivet - check

Coil - check

Coil connections usually drop off - check

Dizzy king lead (black) - check
by Hawaiis0
Sat Apr 10, 2021 15:26
Forum: General
Topic: One headlight pod stays up and drains the Battery
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: One headlight pod stays up and drains the Battery

Relays for water and corrosion first, earths second, Motor for water ingress
by Hawaiis0
Sat Apr 10, 2021 15:22
Forum: General
Topic: silly prices being asked
Replies: 9
Views: 616

Re: silly prices being asked

SO is Harry a fan then, I know he talks very highly of his over lotus cars Harry Loves 'em https://ams02pap001files.storage.live.com/y4mFDBtbm6NH3OapZwCHCzGAmoql3rzS2KR44haDy9wcXsP-mddWJ1lfcJakU7bdO-7OOnNEjolUtzxAO7TJ7GrYPdORYLxvdg0YNMFUc0paE-GOGW5BoLXJ72BbthCQRD8yVCH-eCjWE3FfUlamLLpbp9RELtsXazjcn9...
by Hawaiis0
Fri Apr 09, 2021 21:04
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Pictures of my Excel
Replies: 13
Views: 1129

Re: Pictures of my Excel

Tanz wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 15:19
Tanz wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 15:02
Welcome Don, our cars are almost identical apart from the red carpet - mines beige.
Sorry, just noticed I had already welcomed you :oops: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=11884
You'll do any thing to improve your rating 8)
by Hawaiis0
Fri Apr 09, 2021 20:15
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Elite/Eclat headlight pod
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: Elite/Eclat headlight pod

Didn't we talk about these earlier and identify different designs across the range. Have you got the correct version?

PM sent
by Hawaiis0
Fri Apr 09, 2021 20:14
Forum: General
Topic: silly prices being asked
Replies: 9
Views: 616

Re: silly prices being asked

Time to start exporting :D
by Hawaiis0
Tue Apr 06, 2021 14:41
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Hampshire meet up April?
Replies: 44
Views: 1752

Re: Hampshire meet up April?

Glad that it helped. I'll time my arrival for 8:30 as well then. It's actually not that far for me. It'll be great to catch up with everyone again. :D Is Stuart going to represent the Oxfordshire Chapter or is it too far? He was until the Grand daughter arrived :D Too far for me? Never. More like t...
by Hawaiis0
Sun Apr 04, 2021 17:42
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: loss of spark ignition
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: loss of spark ignition

Check your dizzy cap and rotor arm. Rotors are renowned for being poor quality.