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S1 Barn-find restoration

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Befrore he starts the nex car, he'll need Bibs to start a new car forum for the Classic Europa!

first thread could be Matt's! :) :)

Then it's on the the M100!? ;)

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Very well done! I can only hope FrankEnSPRIT turns out half as nice.


Mike - '83 Esprit Turbo, Turbo St. Tropez,  '87 Esprit Turbo  (FrankEnSPRIT), '05 Elise

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Wow, that's inspirational! Sort of car I can only dream about, if it ever comes up for sale...

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Seen your car today and it still looks fantastic, what a great sound the car makes. unworthy.gif

Keep up the good work

Jake

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On 09/10/2009 at 10:53, gbleaves said:

Hi Chaps,

How about sorting the reason for the bad 'fire hazard' !!

For my 'Two Cents' :rolleyes: I would recommend to fit some sort of Aluminium plate that attaches to the bottom studs of the inlet manifold, then runs down under the Dellortos (shaped to run off fuel) protecting the electrics area underneath?

The carbs have NO overflow pipe for the float chambers, nothing -(take a look at most Japanese Bike carbs they all have this!)

 

This will also have a positive side effect of keep 'heat soak' off the carbs - allowing easier starting when hot!

 

 

I was going to do this on my Lotus Eclat S2 Riviera - but changed to a fuel injected Esprit SE instead!

 

I am sure that lots of folks would appriciate a 'template' ?

 

BTW - I have a sheet of Aluminium intended to do this still - anyone interested?

 

Cheers

Steve :rofl: PS good job chap!!!

Steve,

Did you fit any fuel overflow protection to your Dellortos?

If so, how?

Cheers,

David.

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