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  • Name
    Dragan
  • Car
    Lotus Esprit S2, Turbo S3 HC, Esprit S4
  • Modifications
    Chillidoggy's S4 Brake Conversion...WOW !
  • Location
    Essex

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  1. Hi Ian @Chillidoggy I am looking to repaint the red bits on my engine, what brand/colour code of paint are you going to use ? Dragan
  2. Had a few MOT places in the past ring me up half way through the test when I left the car with them asking where the bonnet release was, and couple have been thrown by the handbrake !! Does make you think
  3. Came up at the Brightwells auctions, registered as 1972 Lotus Elan +2s. bar the engine and a few little interiors bits, its looks like the real thing. For the price sold at the "auction" its seems good value for the money. But the dealer mark up takes it into a middle ground grey area
  4. Saw this posted on the Pistonheads forum. I have nothing to do with the company in question, but it looks interesting for anyone local and would love to see the results https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=17&t=1841375
  5. Seems to have been sold , I wonder did anyone here on the forum buy it ?
  6. Hi Path The GT3 is a great car, but the supply is limited. Like Barry said if you broaden your search to S4/S then you will have more choices available Love the look, especially the interior of this one on pistonheads and the price isn't too bad if you consider its had @Chillidoggy brake conversion done, which is the achilles heel of the S4 models and possibly the early GT3s https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/lotus/esprit/lotus-esprit-s4-1995-gt-world-championship-limited-edition/9562543 plus its one of the limited editions. I was looking at it, but with a S2, ,S3 HC turbo and a S4 at home already, the wife would have filed for divorce on the grounds of 3rd party ! Drage
  7. @Chris Onelevenr I am glad you bit the bullet and got @Chillidoggy conversion done. @Sparky was the man for the job.......enjoy. I feel its the best bang for your buck that you can spend on the Esprit and completely changes the car. Its still puts a big smile on my face every time I take my S4 out for a spin. p.s love the colour of your GT3
  8. "Keep the faith" .... you have a great eye for detail, some of the slammed Espirts look OK, but are just missing something, which yours has. I cant put my finger on it. But yours just works.....If I ever win the lotto I would do something similar. As for the steering, the electric option may be one to think about for the future as that works only at low speed and i believe then switches off once you move off. My car is fine at speed, yours will be even better because of the smaller steering wheel. But for me getting my S2 in and out of my tight garage is a pain, as is parking it when I am in central London. But the S4 is a breeze in that respects.
  9. Wow....love it, when I read the original post I wasn't too sure about replacing the Speedline wheels, but seeing the photos of new wolfraces.... it works. As an owner both of a S2 and S4 Esprit, I must admit it has always crossed my mind how much nicer the S2 would be to drive (or least easier to park) if it had the power steering of the S4. Toying with the idea of fitting an electric assisted system to mine. Would love to see it in the flesh when its finished. At one of the Essex/Herts meets.
  10. One missed out by the ebay auto system https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1978-Lotus-Esprit-S2/223474527884?hash=item34081eae8c:g:~EEAAOSwsYtcqf6r&frcectupt=true Liking the wheels
  11. I was replacing the old numbers on the S2 when I came across this lose wire on the back......any idea whats its for ?
  12. Its a very small building...There was plaque placed a few years back to mark the spot Haringey council placed the building under their list of "interesting buildings" along with the pub next door which was run by Colin Chapman's dad. There was talk a few years back of someone hoping, with the help of the local council to use the site as some sort of engineering teaching place, which I thought would have made a fitting tribute to Colin.
  13. Seems to have been missed by automated ebay pick up tool...... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1981-LOTUS-TURBO-ESPRIT-2-2-RARE-CLASSIC-CAR-BARN-FIND/264198514591?hash=item3d8375679f:g:QMUAAOSw1UdcZvA1 Four stud wheels too
  14. Hi @Bibs Just saw this, is this offer still part of the "Gold" package ? Rgds Dragan
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