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theelanman

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  1. Hi and welcome........ You gotta admire a man who likes a challenge.......lol......馃榿馃憤 Congratulations and looking forward to watching you project develop.....
  2. its normal.......its the way the geo is on the car....Ackerman steering or something like that but yes normal oh and "wot ee sed"
  3. only ask as Im about to crack on with this....... and I found another option...... https://www.protection.co.uk/products/proplex-2mm-corrugated-plastic-sheeting-and-surface-protection/ my fear is the Wickes 2mm stuff isnt strong enough.......but the above comes in 3mm and 4mm
  4. No Im Brian.... (sorry couldn't resist) 103...... many a good film........thanks
  5. congrats and welcome to TLF.........and good luck with the restoration........ touch wood/cross fingers.........my Elite is in paint at the minute and hopefully done soon.......so I know your present situation........lol
  6. lol.......isnt that the excuse we give DVLA for retaining vehicle ID's........... and 'cut the body off'............is it that bad??? oh wait.....you mean the one thats 'had it'.....phew
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    Le Mans Classic

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    10 Cars from the Cheshire Area......off to Le Mans Classic...... let us know if you're going.......we could meet up en route or on track
  8. The 15th Annual Serpentine Charity Run Presented by the Cheshire Lotus Owners Group and The Lotus Drivers Club Sunday the 28th June 2020 Open to all types of classic cars, sports cars and classic motorbikes the event will start from 9:30am from the historic Devonshire Dome (Devonshire Road, Buxton, Derbyshire. SK17 6RY) and involve a route though the Peak District National Park and some of the UK鈥檚 most beautiful scenery. Entrants will be given their route maps at the registration point and from where they will also be started at regular intervals. The start point allows for the use of the cafeteria and facilities and alongside the refreshments (free tea and coffee) there will be bacon sandwiches available to purchase at a small cost. The journey will be approximately 100miles and will involve several stops at places of interest as well as stops for refreshments, pub lunch, picnic etc and will culminate in a display of all the cars at the finish line in one of the Peak Districts historic locations (it鈥檚 a secret until you get there) around mid-afternoon. This is not a race and the planned journey time though the Peak District is to be around 4 hours to allow you to enjoy the scenery, stop for lunch or a picnic as well as enjoy your driving experience. Please feel free to use the attached entry form Serpentine Run 2020.pdf
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    Oulton Park Gold Cup 2020

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    https://shop.msv.com/DisplayCar/Register/OP-20-Gold-Cup as per last year its a do it yourself application and ticket register on the above link........add yourself to the display club 'Cheshire Lotus Owners Group' you'll get confirmation..... then a couple of week prior to the event download your own pdf ticket.....or print it.....or do both head to Oulton Park on the days you've picked........ see you there cheers Gareth
  10. oh.....I forgot to mention.......ITS FREE
  11. https://shop.msv.com/DisplayCar/Register/OP-20-Gold-Cup as per last year its a do it yourself application and ticket register on the above link........add yourself to the display club 'Cheshire Lotus Owners Group' you'll get confirmation..... then a couple of week prior to the event download your own pdf ticket.....or print it.....or do both head to Oulton Park on the days you've picked........ see you there cheers Gareth
  12. 路 1932 Morris Minor Doctors Coupe 路 1938 Morris 8 4 Seat Tourer 路 1965 MGB Roadster 路 1966 Jaguar E Type S1.5 路 1968 Lotus Elan +2 路 1968 Lotus Elan +2 路 1969 Lotus Europa S2 路 1970 Lotus Elan +2s 路 1970 Lotus Elan S4 路 1972 VW Beetle 路 1973 MGB Midget 路 1978 Lotus Elite S1 路 1982 MG Metro Turbo 路 1985 Ford Fiesta 路 1988 Ford Fiesta XR2 路 1990 Ford Orion Ghia 路 1991 Volvo 480 Turbo 路 1991 Lotus Elan SE 路 1996 Saab 900 Turbo 路 2002 Saab 93 SS Turbo 路 2008 Saab 93 SS Aero 路 2011 Lotus Evora 路 2019 Volvo V60 T5R
  13. they must have had a mad run on these....... I've just had a text to say they've left mine with my neighbour......... brilliant as always..... thanks @Bibs
  14. The 15th Annual Serpentine Charity Run Presented by the Cheshire Lotus Owners Group and The Lotus Drivers Club Sunday the 28th June 2020 Open to all types of classic cars, sports cars and classic motorbikes the event will start from 9:30am from the historic Devonshire Dome (Devonshire Road, Buxton, Derbyshire. SK17 6RY) and involve a route though the Peak District National Park and some of the UK鈥檚 most beautiful scenery. Entrants will be given their route maps at the registration point and from where they will also be started at regular intervals. The start point allows for the use of the cafeteria and facilities and alongside the refreshments (free tea and coffee) there will be bacon sandwiches available to purchase at a small cost. The journey will be approximately 100miles and will involve several stops at places of interest as well as stops for refreshments, pub lunch, picnic etc and will culminate in a display of all the cars at the finish line in one of the Peak Districts historic locations (it鈥檚 a secret until you get there) around mid-afternoon. This is not a race and the planned journey time though the Peak District is to be around 4 hours to allow you to enjoy the scenery, stop for lunch or a picnic as well as enjoy your driving experience. Please feel free to use the attached entry form Serpentine Run 2020.pdf
  15. ah......yes Im interested....price dependant as I've just stuck a set of new rubber on mine about 2 months ago.......
  16. Welcome........good choice...... the 380 seems to be the one people like........a good balance of everything...... you'll enjoy it....and good luck with the search
  17. well the button to open the door works...... the button to open the boot(trunk) works....... the lotus logo button to lock it all seems to have packed up anyone else had this ????? any ideas what it could be?.....or am I gonna need a new key? thanks G ps the spare work perfectly........
  18. wow......I thought the standard 430 one was bonkers....... if that 490 is its output then that even more scary...lol good luck
  19. Welcome and good luck with the purchase
  20. @Clive59 thats an excellent spot........ have you tried it?.....do you know anyone thats tried it? just wondered.......I'll probably go for this as it sounds about right thanks
  21. the trim seems to be in excellent shape.......... some of the car is spot on.........some of the car is needing alot of work........ Im hoping that when its finished it'll all be spot on.......
  22. welcome......... and we're definitely suckers for a good car pic......
  23. so the diaphragm in my fuel pump has expired........ anyone know if there's a rebuild kit or do I have to buy new?.......(about 拢120) or recon (about 拢90 from Lotusbits)
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