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theelanman

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  1. Spotted opposite the Pavilion Gardens about 12:15hrs on Saturday....... I was the idiot in the Volvo coming the other way who flashed and waved......😃
  2. @rjwoollI thought the alternate choice was happening.......lol
  3. Not yet........I'm still waiting for the suv......I need 4 seats......so don't need the elise or exige.......having said that......I presuming the Emira will be 2 seats...lol 😳👍😁
  4. Sad news today..... https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/19178755.johhny-dumfries-marquess-bute-dies-aged-62/
  5. congrats and welcome........a lovely colour...... hope you get to enjoy it very much over the coming months.........and the aching jaw is through grinning all the time......
  6. congratulations...looks lovely I use Oakmere all the time......cant fault the guys down there really......a top job every time dont forget to look up your local groups.....TLF (Cheshire Branch), CLOG, LDC, NORLOG...etc
  7. @cdcowho runs the Blyton day......is that the intro day that LDC do?......
  8. Colin Its the Lotus on Track event and its October next year......lol I know.....nearly 12 months away...... I like Donington.....ive been round there a few times.......and Cadwell always struck me as a bit narrow for a novice......lol
  9. Colin, Looking at Oulton Park 😁
  10. I have suggested to the wife that for Christmas Id like maybe a track day...... now I dont know much about them having only previously done 2 as a 2nd driver........so not much input other than driving round my questions are basic really..... for a novice do I go open pit lane or sessions???? Im gonna get an instructor....and I cant see if the instructor is for the whole day or just for one session (if on sessions)....the one Im currently looking at is open session....and the fee £25........that seems very cheap for a full day hence why I cant really see its a 'whole event' fee' and I suppose the final question would be insurance..........whos the best both price and cover wise...... thanks G
  11. I think we should provide free buses, planes and trains to Gretna from anywhere on the south coast.... 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
  12. also check the fuel rail....... best place to ask is www.lotuselancentral.com
  13. I honestly can't fault Lotus and my Lotus dealer ......... Needed my MoT as itd already been move from May Service, health check, MoT and lots of other bits.......tracking check, clearing air bag light (flat battery)...... and then the big job.......new door latch....... £750......bargain ......I'd set myself up for £1k with all the other bits added on.........but service was £200....MoT £50.........the rest was all the other bit I'd asked for.......... Can't fault it.......well done Lotus......Well done Oakmere Just thought I'd share.......
  14. Welcome...its a beaut...... Funnily enough I sold me Europe cos I could get all 3 pedals with one foot Spent years rebuilding it.......didn't keep it half as long.......oops....wish I had
  15. Love an Elan....... Congratulations Pics please Welcome
  16. Thats bloomin lovely.... Congratulations
  17. Congrats and welcome If you're passing the Whipping Stocks about 1.30 on the 1st Sunday of the month wed love to see it....... Cheshire Lotus Owners Group..... 😀😀
  18. Welcome.......your gonna love it when you've done it...... They're amazing Congratulations
  19. 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
  20. 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..........
  21. great choice......enjoy and good luck with the search...... it should have you smiling like a Cheshire cat
  22. @100th_Idiot I sent it to Stoke rather than Brazil so god know what it'll look like Merkin
  23. 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
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