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0h dear Simon - is yours beyond hope?

Iain

"... the Lotus Turbo (Esprit) owner will not only be comfortable in fast company, but will find, more often than not, that he has no company at all!" Road and Track magazine

1983 Turbo Esprit - Silver - 'Lottie' Featured in Classic and Sportscar Aug 2008 and Wheeler Dealers.

1999 Elise - Norfolk Mustard - 'Liz' Daily driver - 221,000 miles and counting!

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Hopefully not Iain - its a just in case post to see what is available should the worst happen. I should know the extent of damage over the next few days - fingers crossed that it is just bent valves.

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Engine damage appears rather severe - 1 inlet and 5 exhaust cam followers are shattered and the castles damaged at respective follower positions, camshaft lobes also appear damaged at same location. Metal shards in plenum - expecting the worst when the head is removed.

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