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Lotus Esprit S1 battery? Which kind?

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Could someone enlighten me on which battery to buy for my restoration s1 esprit? It came with just a hole in the rear end of the car - is an original or a new one the better bet? And which ampage?

Thanks

Rich

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hi rich battery on my s1 is a varta and i recommend one with as many cold cranking amps as possible so if does not start first time you have plenty of amps to spare good luck

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Hi just restored my s1 look and needed a new battery. Purchased one from Halford and not had a problem with it.

The problem I had was to do with the dimensions. The size of the battery fitting in the hole in the boot. I decided that taking the measurements and making a comparison between it fitting and the right ampage. Let me know if you want the code.

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Thanks guys, one for the new, one for the old! I'm still in the dark! Carlos - did you not manage to get the right size then? Must be a bugger to carpet!

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Hey Carl, Is that a forward facing air system you have? Looks just like my engine layout, any chance you could post a pic of the air box perhaps on my S1 Recue thread?

I have been trying to find a picture of one as my car was missing the original induction system.

Cheers,

Phil

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Glad I'm not the only one with a battery problem!  I have a 78 Esprit in the USA.  What group battery will fit?  APPRECIATE your help!

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