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Oops am I bad senior moment , it was Daves Sport 350 and my HC he couldn't get into at the NEC. It was 2008 , no idea what happenend to the car though. Bibbo in deep discussion with Mr C.

That’s the episode I’m in for about .5 of a second. Mike Brewer on line reviewing Autotrader adds at the start - pic of me and my 1st Esprit - scrolls past and not even so much as a phone call lol. 

Watching it now . Ed China didn’t fit in my S4s at the nec either. 😆. They had to take the passenger seat out so they could go round the Lotus Track with Ed China in the car 

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Watching it now . Ed China didn’t fit in my S4s at the nec either. 😆. They had to take the passenger seat out so they could go round the Lotus Track with Ed China in the car 

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@gghc87 - I understand that it didn't have a happy ending - and ended stuck on the dock in Gibralter. Do you know why that was - and what eventually happened to it?

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Apparently, the rule of thumb according to Ed China, is that if you need to do more than 2 things to the engine, it has to come out!!!!! Normally if he has to change the wiper blades then the engine has to come out 😂😂😂🤔

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We did get him in eventually but I think butter was involved to a large extent :lol:

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The car was back in the uk and sold a few years ago on eBay. It was a mess.

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I wonder why it never made it to the intended recipient!? It was meant for the purchasers son-in-law in Gibralter wasn't it?

Wondered if it was either due to some import tax - but that wouldn't make sense under the free movement of good regulations current at the time - or the purchasers daughter and son-in-law fell out? All a bit weird.......

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It sat for a long time in the sun if the dash was anything to go by

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@Barrykearley - someone once mentioned to me that it was transported to Gibraltar and then sat on the dock, in the sun, for ages.

I don't know if that's true - nor do I understand, if it is, why hat happened.

I also don't understand why it was then apparently brought back to the UK.

It's had a vey intriguing, if somewhat harsh, life.

Its sad that such a great car hasn't been cherished more - and I hope that whoever owns it now has, or is intending to, restore it to its former glories.

Even compared to the Evija I think the Esprit can hold its own in terms of looks. 

 

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Is that the blue one which had similarly coloured smoke from the back which was somehow fixed by replacing the cambelt and exhaust manifold? 

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That’s the very one 🤭 - they simply must have lied about the extent of the works they carried out

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That’s the episode I’m in for about .5 of a second. Mike Brewer on line reviewing Autotrader adds at the start - pic of me and my 1st Esprit - scrolls past and not even so much as a phone call lol. 

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Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk - that will teach us to keep mouth shut!

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