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    V8 esprit

    Well Guys just a quick hello , not really driven my car much .Waiting on getting more air through rad shroud. Also waiting for another mate to wire in control box to cut fans in and out at a set temperature , will also show current engine temperature.Put these decals on ...I like um .....Going to sell the Marcos ....Dog nearly had a heart attract last night ....she does not like fire work noise .Pigging car started to back fire through exhaust and spit back through carb .FFS.......Mike
  2. Hi Gavin .Good on you .Hope you enjoy the car again .met my wife when I owned a yellow s1 .....Mike
  3. Hope it all works all for you Phil .....Mike
  4. Thanks Dan .its a brand new Webber carb .As I said Spanish built .ok's got to be fuel related or ingnition .....As my mate said simple engine.....He has one in a jago jeep .....Mike
  5. Yes .i agree Steve ..The previous owner had problems saying he thought it never ran as good as it should .it just ran a little better cleaner when we put the points dissy in .trying to bypass ingnition system on. The car .operarated on a switch from starter motor ..Thanks for all the replies .Mike
  6. ZOk guys thanks for the replies .car has a twin choke Webber fitted Spanish built .getting enough fuel .I will check what the coil is getting .it has the ballest resister fitted ..looked on eBay same resisters fitted supplied with luminition coil .Was going to take it to a local garage but have to wait for approx 2 mounths .tipton garage .The owner was I think a member of Jack Brabbom f1 years back .Thanks Mike
  7. Hi all .Just after some advice .Marcos 1600 ford cross flow engine .Could a car alarm .cause a weak spark on ignition .Reason car will not run on choke .But will run better on the throttle .we changed the distributter over to a points one .Car ran a little cleaner .on remote starter switch .mate thinks it's got a weak spark .plugs changed .carb getting plenty of fuel .luminition fitted .Clifford concept 300 system fitted since 2003 .mate thinks the alarm could be the cause .?Soory if it's in the wrong section ....Mike
  8. Wow That looks fantastic ........Hope you are enjoying the car .....Mike
  9. Thanks guys .i was going to get some v8 decals made up .It sort of reminds of the 47D .Europa ....Mike
  10. Ok guys took the car out today for a spin with Mrs B....Drove fine .pulls well temperature stayed good .after buying lotus sender ....Still going to fit another control box to check temperature bought from car builders solution....Then going to get more air through shroud .Mrs B really enjoyed the car today ...And me .........put a lot of effort into this car .so the upshot is I think we will keep her ....Besides not one phone call ....So I think she wants to stay lol .I think it looks better with the lines ...Now to do the other side ....Mike
  11. Ok guys, I put these stripes on today.
  12. Hi Andy ..Fantastic looking car ...Miike
  13. Barry we need to see you write Show car just in case you wrote it .....Joking .....Good luck with the sale .Mike😀 All so 1496 ..........Mike
  14. Hope you can find the fault .Good luck.fingers crossed for you ....Mike
  15. Hi Chris .i remember your car .great colour etc .Good luck with the sale .fine looking car ......Mike
  16. Hi Marc .Welcome back .Fine looking s3 .Mike
  17. Thank you for posting Chris. Total respect and gratitude owed to so many.
  18. Hi guys just off to have a look in my garage .wow what a find ......Bummer no lotus lump hidden .....Mike
  19. Yes hope so lol .3 litres of castrol in there .level plug passenger side . Are they all on the passenger side fill up .Mike
  20. Thanks Steve .Thanks car was level .Not knowing very much about the Renault gearbox .I think mine is a later box from a v8 .Not in a hurry to sell .Maybe a funny five minutes .....still got a few things to sort .....Mike.
  21. ok Barry .What you doing on the v8 pages .....watching you Mr K .....🙂
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