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theelanman

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theelanman last won the day on September 25 2019

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About theelanman

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  • Birthday 17/06/1975

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  • Name
    Gareth
  • Car
    Lotus Elan +2, Lotus Elan M100, Lotus Evora,501 Elite
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    Peak District

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  1. my battery ran flat again....... so Ive got a new one........unplugged the old one about 3 days ago....fitted the new one today I now have a CEL and airbag light........Ive also added a 'dis-car-nect' to try to make the battery last longer basically can I clear both the CEL and Airbag with a bluetooth OBDII reader....and if so whats the best software to use ???? also is the discarnect the issue ???.......more with the CEL than the airbag light thanks for any help cheers G
  2. IIRC .....If you can read the serial number a locksmith can make you a key........ The keys are still standard.......I had no problems getting Timpsons to cut me a spare set of keys including this one..........
  3. great choice......enjoy and good luck with the search...... it should have you smiling like a Cheshire cat
  4. @100th_Idiot I sent it to Stoke rather than Brazil so god know what it'll look like Merkin
  5. still waiting for the trimmer to finish my retrim........ having been told it was 'almost there'..........Ive not seen it since lock down and am getting a little....mmm...well......just a little
  6. does anyone know if the factory have anything planned in the next couple of years?.......I'm missing the mass get togethers........it could be due to missing out on everything this year.....but I do like a good Lotus meet with old mates over a few beers, somewhere in Norfolk......lol I'll start the excuses...... In 1961 a Lotus won its 1st F1 GP in the hands of Sir Stirling Moss (wasnt the factory team but hey thats no matter)......that'd make 2021 the 60th anniversary 45th anniversary of the Esprit
  7. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lotus-type-49-F1replica-unbelievable-barn-find-pristine-condition/164293372897?hash=item2640a5ebe1:g:fIAAAOSwavNfEJhk Lotus 49? built by someone who looks to have never actually seen one
  8. Hi and welcome...... Hope you enjoy your tinkering......
  9. That is exactly the kind of wheel I'm trying to find.......but what is it and whats it from? Richard spot on thanks... Sorry late spotting that
  10. anyone able to add the dimensions to these sketches?
  11. Ah......cool thanks...... In that case I think the column spline diameter is 11/16ths...... I'm sure I've seen that somewhere
  12. Just checking.....can you guys help please? Type 75 Elite..... Is the boss 17.5mm diameter and 32 splines?????? is the 17.5 to the inside or outside of the teeth/splines?.... How deep are the teeth/splines? Thanks in advance
  13. Anyone got the steering wheel dimension for the horizontal cross member........and the offset for the steering boss/column..... I think there are 2 fixing holes to each end too.......dims to those would be good..... thanks G
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