About this blog
The sun was shining, and the Lotus was, as so many are, looking tired and a dejected on the driveway. I decided enough was enough and give it a bloody good going over.
It's been stood for a couple of years now, as it had a gearbox whining issue, and the last time I started it up there was a fuel leak, not to mention that it is streaming oil all over my driveway. The paintwork is very tired and chipped with the interior leather faded and worn. Along with all these issues there was always the worry that one of the old water/ oil lines would eventually give out while I was in the middle of nowhere. So I've taken the plunge into the murky depths of restoration, or at least semi-restoration.....