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  1. I fitted the EliseParts one without issue. And bought blackened hex bolts from pro-bolt. The replacement items are very slightly different (see pic) from standard which is maybe why some places are not guaranteeing fitment. I found the Elise Parts one fitted fine. Be careful of the cork gasket and make sure to transfer the the rubber o-ring. I put a rag down the filler neck during the fitment just in case I dropped one of the bolts.
  2. The ones here. They pick up on a bracket that supports the 'pointy' ends of the rear valance that houses the reversing sensors. If these were direct fit for everyone I've done something wrong 🙈
  3. I was really pleased with the results after doing this mod. One thing I found was that of the four mounting bolts that are not the rear grill fixing or connection to the under tray, the forward most holes on each side didn't line up with the existing hangers. Did anyone else find this and what solution did you use? I've noticed on some pictures from other cars that the forward holes look to have been slotted.
  4. Is this belt and braces or are there genuine problems with hatch mounted wings causing clam damage? It's not a mod I see discussed often. It would be great to hear from people who have first hand experience of adding a big wing. 👍🏼
  5. Linking this thread as it contains info on a question asked above and something it appears is often not talked about when adding bigger wings. I.e. supports underneath the clam.
  6. This thread has been very useful. The parts are on back order with Lotus though. Out of interest, for those who added the tow loop, did you use the 430 specific tow bracket?
  7. I reckon if you go over it a number of times with some adhesive remover Like AutoGlym intensive tar remover and a number of times again with AutoGlym bumper care it should improve it a lot. 👍🏼 I just happen to use the Autoglym stuff and have good results. I'm sure there are other equivalents worth using
  8. Just had mine done and was surprised at the rather poor non-symmetrical tow and camber before hand. Its just over a year old and obviosuly not perfect from the factory. I still have the brackets for the brake sensor in there too. because warranty etc. I originally wanted them out, but happy they are there and anyway, the camber may need some fine tuning so wont be the last time its in for geo. Only a short drive home so far and the car feels much better. Much more like my previous Lotus cars. Track day at the end of the month for first proper test.
  9. I suspect they are going to be more at risk from people getting out unsighted than getting in. 👍
  10. Cool, thanks for that. Are the skirts fixed with adhesive tape too? I also wondered whether the boot holes are all in a straight line or offset. They look to be in the drawing but obviously it's not intended to be a perfect representation. An offset on the fixings would impart more strength potentially. The reason I say this is that there was a video kicking about of someone standing on a similar skirt on a hyper car and ripping it right off. Made me shudder 😉
  11. Would you be able to show the fixings underneath the car? Plenty of finished pictures of skirt options but few that show how they were mounted and what the result looks like underneath. If you have such a pic it would be very helpful.
  12. Nice looking car, congratulations 👍
  13. Great result with the DBEaters. Without doubt that's going to be the best approach. Out of interest, is it a road or track system you have. I.e. was it trying to be quiet before you started or was it a louder road system?
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