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Lotus Esprit Turbo (1987-1990)
By chris, 31/07/05
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  1. boot light  

    fed up with searching around in boot in the pitch black so fitted an original interior light in the ignition panel. decided not to wire it up to come on automatically as didn't want the hassle of posible problems with battery drain and fouling the tai

    31/07/05
  2. Braided Clutch hose  

    Had a leak from the clutch slave cyclinder so took the opertunity to replace the red hose which is supposed to cause problems. While I was at it I decided to replace the master cyclinder as well. Relatively easy job especially if you have access to a ramp

    05/08/07
  3. braided hoses, new original calipers all round  

    Stainless steel hoses look the business and help the pedal feel firmer. New original calipers with red stuff front pads and green stuff rears really stops well and doesn't so far cook. Alot less money than the big brake upgrades about and ideal for fa

    05/08/07
  4. cam covers and plenum chamber  

    Repainted the cam covers and plenum chamber with high temperature red paint. Its good for about three years before it starts to flake and you dont use much out of a tin so the same tin of paint could last a long time. It is a cheap yet effective task that

    05/08/07
  5. Clear lights as seen on lew  

    Clear standard style rears, Bit of a pain in the *-!* to fit but do-able. Expensive for what they are but compared to the after burner alternative probably a better option. Stuck with orange bulbs rather than chromuim as prefere brighter light and the

    12/10/06
  6. completely renewed the boot and bulk head carpets  

    Looks fabulous, sometimes its just little details that can change the whole look around. ot fun changing the bulk head carpet but another couple of lotus induced scars wont make much difference

    23/11/08
  7. Front clear indicators  

    Piece of cake! Just rounds it off a treat and i think looks cool with the midnight blue.

    12/10/06
  8. front mesh and struts  

    when replacing the radiator i thought it would be a good idea to make the front mesh match the rear. this was alot easier than the rear but as all things it didn't stop there. took the oportunity to replace the two struts from rusty bits of iron pipe

    31/07/05
  9. Full Respray in original colour  

    Mates rate and a half!!!!! Brilliant job, car looks fabulous, even did the arches, wheels and calipers.

    23/11/08
  10. ICE ( stereo, ipod, aerial, autochanger etc etc)  

    Had a kenwood front loading mini disc player fitted to car in original din aperture. Coupled it with a 6 disc cd autochanger which fits perfectly in the pocket on the bulk head between driver and passenger. Its like having a front loader and doesn't e

    05/08/07

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