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    Lotus Evora S
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    400 engine, custom interior, Hoffmans Nitrons, Larini, ice system and a cool paint job
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  1. The offending croc clip. This should be attached to something! Once power supplied to the fusebox main input again, boot is open. The Evora lack of battery power was due to the li-ion protection cut off operating at low voltage. Reset and all is well.
  2. LOL, it’s always the last thing I think of. 🤣
  3. Indeed. I may have found the problem though. The positive crocodile clip on my leads has just broken. Pics later but it's the end of one side of the clip itself that has come off in me 'ands guv. Always check your crocs. 🙂 Having a coffee and back out to repair it and try again.
  4. @exeter jeep. Thanks for that. The diagram showing cables and posts is interesting. I don't think it is going to help me though as I can connect a positive to the cable coming from the from the font positive post at 11, and can get a good earth connection. The problem seems to be at the front fuse box itself. Power is going in but not coming out to anything at all. I think that opening the boot may only give me access to the boot but not to any power.I think I need to try and trace where the power goes within the front fuse box. I have a multi meter somewhere so if I can find it I may be able to trace a route and a failed component. I was wondering if anyone has had a similar problem and knows where to look first.
  5. Started the Evora as usual to run it round the block. Moved it a few feet in the barn and turned it off. Opened the boot and re connected the charger while going in for a coffee. Came out to go for a run and no power anywhere. Door was unlocked so opened it and no coutesy light. Tried opening the boot on the key, nothing. No power to anything. I have tried my usual trick of connecting a spare battery to the front pax fuse board, still nothing. Checked all fuses here and at the fuse board behind the seats. Nothing. Where to go from here? Not had anything like this before. Any suggestions welcome but bare in mind I can’t get the boot open as the hand cable is bust. Also the battery is a li-ion type with a cut out.
  6. Interesting. Bill mentions 3 Evoras. I wonder which iteration he now has that gave the problem?
  7. That seems a lot. Have you tried Hofmanns over in Henley?
  8. Bruss

    TLF GT430 Club

    Yes, I get the corporate background, not a fan but its OK. Its the lack of detail and lighting on the car that seems pointless as an ad. It s not a moody lifestyle item they are advertising or is it?
  9. Bruss

    TLF GT430 Club

    Shame they can't photograph it properly.
  10. Lots of good work here. I've done many of those things on separate occasions but the one thing you've done and I missed is the cloth tape. Great idea. Nice work and a nice write up all in one place.
  11. It’s all on here somewhere, and my great age means even I can’t remember what I’ve done without the search function. 😀
  12. It could be the alarm module but I’d suspect a faulty sensor first. Try the rear boot lock sensor and connections.
  13. Stereo and Sat Nav change. Many kg of add on bits and wiring. Nitrons Exhaust Seats Brake discs. oh diet 🙂
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