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give nick fulcher a call if anything he can advise you and suggest things, he can also send you samples of leathers and carpets etc for you too look at, also you can try one of our new members here who works for a ertain prestige ar manufacturer and is going to be working on a few things for me soon the members name is tribetype40 his name is doug try him also.

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Mark,

Look at some of the other interiors he has retrimmed -- especially seats -- and talk to the owners, and compare the fit and finish of his work to others of the same car(s) with original trim. The level of quality for interior work is all over the spectrum, and you don't always get what you pay for.

Good luck!

- T


Tony K. :)

 

Esprit S1s #355H & 454H

Esprit S2.2  #324J

1991 Esprit SE

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I have remade without any experience the interior of my previous classic car, except the seats that are really complicate to retrim.

Just found a leather supply at 20 GBP for a piece about 100 cm x 100 cm, first quality leather.

i don't know the quantity needed for a complete retrim of a Esprit (10/15 mq2??) anyway in the worst case are 450 euro for the material....(about 300 GBP)

So, I think to do again the work using the old trim like a pattern for all the parts except the seats that are a specialist job....

It's not a difficoult job and you can save a lot of money for others parts of the car.

Ciao

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That was the sort of quote I had from Lotus, not so long ago,

Paul

Where did you get yours done?

Daz


The need for speed can be found with a Lotus

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Hi Daz

got mine done at Bromsgrove Trimming, took sinterior in too many colours to pick from!

01527576643

Cheers

paul

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Thanks Paul, Do you have any pictures, did you have it done to orriginal style?

Daz


The need for speed can be found with a Lotus

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Hi

i did have the car in bits, and fitted the upper dash myself. (they offered to come and do it though

if your any where near feel free to come and have a look.

Paul

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your right there are lots of cheap leather around mainly from asia, good stuff comes from europe the stuff i went for came from Germany.

My only advise is however long you think it will take you Double It

paul

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hi

how much did it cost at bromsgrove? ball park, i think thats the place im going to take mine, did a friends civic from floor to ceiling in white leather and was really cheap. i only want seats and door sections on a GT3


OUR CURRENT COLLECITON :- MODIFIED LOTUS ESPRIT, FULL VEILSIDE SUPRA (BEAST 409.3bhp), NEW ADDITON TO THE TROOP, 1996 S CLASS MERC (FULLY PIMPED OUT, DUB EDITION)

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hi

how much did it cost at bromsgrove? ball park, i think thats the place im going to take mine, did a friends civic from floor to ceiling in white leather and was really cheap. i only want seats and door sections on a GT3


Look what Q's brought us. Isn't it nice!

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i cant belive they quoted that much, friends civic cost

Edited by karluk29

OUR CURRENT COLLECITON :- MODIFIED LOTUS ESPRIT, FULL VEILSIDE SUPRA (BEAST 409.3bhp), NEW ADDITON TO THE TROOP, 1996 S CLASS MERC (FULLY PIMPED OUT, DUB EDITION)

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paul - was that for EVERYTHING!!!!


OUR CURRENT COLLECITON :- MODIFIED LOTUS ESPRIT, FULL VEILSIDE SUPRA (BEAST 409.3bhp), NEW ADDITON TO THE TROOP, 1996 S CLASS MERC (FULLY PIMPED OUT, DUB EDITION)

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Hi

yes everything, they gave me leather to glue onto upper dash which took 10mins to do. theyb made me a replacement roof lining for

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