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  1. Thanks John Will do. Although fan relay rattle sound came back, we thought the problem was with the otter switch, which we changed...but it wasn't On USA-model there are 3 fans and I got readings 1,4ohm, 1,0ohm and 1,0ohm. We have fixed those two fans. It may be time to fix that last one also. Strange thing is, when I disconnect that 1,4ohm fan....rattle of relay continues. Relay is new one, any good tips for checking wire, where are those "bad connections"? Fan relay rattle is occasional, usually it happens with hot engine.
  2. Got euro version Turbo Esprit distributor from SJ (great service as always ). Took all inner parts to my old distributor and car is running now
  3. What kind of job is it to install Pertronix? Need any other parts? At the moment, all we need is a new "timing rotor" and a new "pick up unit". If I put the Pertronix, can I forgot those? Any direct link for suitable Pertonix system for my distributor
  4. Thanks John, but isn't the distributor on USA-models different than euromodels? USA/Federal distributor has the correct vacuum advance/retard capsule. Euromodel will fit but then we have to play with the timing.
  5. My Esprit is sitting in Jussi2's garden ....and it's raining. Just need new distributor...then I promise to smile
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    SSDs are definitely worth of upgrade you really notice the difference. I have updated all my home computers and difference was big. Biggest different was boot times and photo processing times. And with laptops it's so silent and cool
  7. It's been some problems here in north on last days Last summer I just drove my car...but this.... My summer holiday started on last friday and of course I celebrated it with driving my Lotus....driving, eh couple of blocks Last friday: Idle has been quite poor on some time but this time it didn't even took revs and engine shutted down couple of times, then it didn't started anymore. Took the car on garage and when it started the running was very poor. Checked that it got fuel and sparks. Changed new spark plugs and ignition ampfilier (it's from chevy small block)...didn't helped. Today we took the distributor out and realized that timing rotor is broken: Another strange thing is that the manual says that from distributor to ignition amplifier-box ohms should be 3-5ohms (the lead between amplifier and distributor). we got only 1,7ohms reading. It would be nice if someone could check from his car what readings you get. We think that best solution is to get new distributor...but from where? I would appreciate any help to find new replacement distributor and it would be nice if the company has fast delivery....need my car this week Couple of photos from the model from my car:
  8. Need new distributor :(

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    London Riots

    Hope you will have a decent night in London....sleep well.
  10. Drive safely Jukka Others have to spend they time at work
  11. Just let me know when you get the Evora and I will order time for my bank manager
  12. No, but Jukka and Sissi bought their second Lotus
  13. Congrats Jukka & Sissi Very nice car...but why, oh why did you let me to drive it ....that didn't helped my Elise/Exige fever for calming.
  14. Wohoo, we had 3 cars at yesterday's meeting More photos: Biggest Lotus meeting in Hameenlinna 5.8.2011 Another Wohoo, I was the first in Finland section
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    Here's a good link, if you want to make short url for your Google+ address:
  16. Green hell with Nico Rosberg and David Coulthard:
  17. Best wishes from Jussi and from Jussi2 also Good to hear things are getting better now.
  18. 5 weeks summer holiday just started....3liters sangria is waiting for me.....and's raining at the moment
  19. Happy midsummer my friends Sun is shining 24hours now .....okay, it was yesterday.... Seeing relatives from....
  20. Aventador roaring in Berlin
  21. Polish on car window might do some reflections and smear on window, so that's why it's not a good idea. I have polished rear back windows many years ago and it worked quite well. But I don't want to put it on the windshield, just because of those reflections especially on direct sunlight. Rain X and products like that are excellent for windshield and other windows, water just flies away after the treatment
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