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  1. Gorgeous looking car, well done
  2. Esprit was practical too 😅
  3. Well done, looks lovely in that colour
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    Changing mine every 1-2 weeks
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    Thank you, 👍 Yes I'm also using bakery & biscuit flavours day & nighttime but having an occasional vape on something fruity too. I tried the lemon trick... Obviously not very pleasant but it helped slightly.... Ultimately I think i need to do the same as you and increase the number of flavours to alternate
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    So, finally been completely off the fags for 5 weeks now.. 🙂 Been using 0mg juices, so nicotine free for 5 weeks too.. I keep losing the taste of my everyday fluid after several days, so I'm using 2 different (all day) fluids which I alternate every 3-4 days... Which helps to a certain degree... Someone suggested rinsing my mouth with lemon juice to reset my taste buds.. What other solutions are there and what are you guys & girls doing??
  7. What removing all the cushions, or do you have something more involved in mind?
  8. Thanks everyone... I'm just glad all the parts fit... I guess lotus never offered it as an option on the 400?? , I certainly didn't see any used cars on the market with it fitted and its not listed on the de-roure parts drawings.. Until all the bits arrived I was using a towel rolled up & covered in black tape... Hardly pretty but it worked 😅
  9. Cut the leather, glue and fold back All done.... Had to enlarge the hole.... Gear lever was stopping me from moving the console far enough backwards to slide over arm All back together
  10. Need to cut slot to allow hinged arm up through Trusty multi tool
  11. Centre console stripped down Luckily the threaded nut serts are still installed on chassis, so simply a case of bolting down triangular base plate, used some thread lock on bolts
  12. So when searching for a 400 evora I quickly noticed they don't have a centre armrest like the s1 cars. Coming from an esprit it's nice to have somewhere to rest your arm!! So I thought I'd take a chance, went on de-roure website & ordered all the components for the s1 cars. I'm pleased to say it all fits & works 🙂 Parts ordered, plus screws which aren't in pic
  13. The engine achieved over 100k (miles) before the rebuild.. (original Bearings) Then as you suggest they were replaced.... During the rebuild
  14. My car amassed over 100k miles on original I. S. Bearings... It was a 99 model year, so I guess the revised Bearings
  15. Hmm. Maybe I could be opening a can of worms! If I start getting people to look at the adjustment
  16. Mine won't do that, so wondering if I might have a slave or master cylinder issue
  17. This is great, thanks for all the input so far on everything 👍 Regarding selecting reverse... More often than not it won't go straight in reverse.... I'm having to: Release Clutch pedal Depress clutch pedal /select forward gear Come back to neutral Release clutch Depress clutch, then finally Engage reverse
  18. OK thank you.. The seat... It feels like there's movement at the pivot point between the base and backrest... I'm also having occasional issues engaging reverse gear, wasn't sure if it's a common trait or whether I have an issue.. When I get chance I'll visit local dealer
  19. What were /are the most common issues that affected the 400's on the early versions, that owners were having rectified by dealers... The reason I ask is... My car has only covered 7000 miles in its 3 year life and I'm unsure what issues have come to light & that one's may be waiting to happen.. My concern being the car is now out of factory warranty.. One example is that I'm noticing movement in the seat while throwing the car around corners Thanks
  20. Yeah went over there Saturday & Sunday
  21. House isn't mine... Luckily... It's a grade 2 listed financial sponge for the owners..... Bit like an old esprit 😅
  22. Yeah I've discovered that method... At first the evora felt /appeared slower than my esprit, but that's changing now
  23. Cup holder I fitted. I screwed it to tunnel, its black with chrome ring... So matches the style of the air vents.... I've mounted it far enough forward so the passenger seat can slide fully still. Only done approx 500 miles in her so far but really really impressed the the cars abilities, especially on rough bumpy B roads!! Slowly getting used to how to get the best from the engine (never had supercharged before)
  24. Thanks for the kind words chaps
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