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  1. Its one of the 1st wet sumps with AC
  2. Just got my genuine A19 Copperfire Esprit Turbo back today, after nearly 7 years of it being in service/storage, its a bit dusty so i will be giving it a good clean in the next few days, it will be on the market for sale soon, magazine featured, huge history file, passed its Mot last week, and before you ask i do have the Olin Mk6 prop skis, Mounts and a set of genuine Good Year tyres, i have owned for around a decade, its not going to be cheap though, any interested parties please pm me
  3. the original version was sold for $250,000 at Julians auction in 2006 new York with a stamp on the chassis to prove it was in the film
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  5. Fabian As soon as Andy has finished with my ski mounts would you like to borrow them? they may help you
  6. Thanks Fabian about comment on other car Andy its probably best if I post you one of the top and one of the bottom as would be very difficult to do profile measurement's, is a 2-3 week loan enough time, the top one should be identical to the one in the movie, the bottom one has an extra 4 inches of fiberglass on the bottom as it needs trimming at a strange angle you will see what I mean when you receive, wont be able to post till next week, with regards to the bottom mount bracket you may not need them as the skis should hold them in place but that's up to you to decide. My email is [email protected]
  7. Andy I got mine made by Boss motors in Norfolk he has the original moulds from Lotus from the movie, they have to be trimmed up
  8. I painted the front valance on mine satin black and the sills white, more cost effective that way if I wanted to change them to satin black if I changed my mind, I will send further pictures once the car is finished
  9. between 7 and 7 1/2 ltrs I've just done mine
  10. Try phoning Matt on 07816666056 UK number I know he has a spare dry sump engine and also rebuilds them
  11. 11360 VPK364Y Copper with full Gold leather interior, olin MKV1 skis and ramps (not fitted) and aircon, classic car magazine featured as 007 Bond car
  12. Does any one know how many of the original copper Esprit Turbos were ever made?, I thought it was around 20 and made obsolete in 1982
  13. Got to agree on Rudd on that one, these cars have been undervalued for many years and it seems the rare ones have started to hit there mark, I doubt this will be on the market for more than 2 weeks
  14. I am not entirely sure about the Essex stripes, not in my ownership anyway, yes its a dry sump
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