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Wow. great job. You tipped the room 90 deg and emptied the crap out the windows?

Choice 1 - leave it there and replace all the parts that fail due to lack of use Choice 2 - drive it all year and replace all the parts that fail due to plenty of use   Mine's on 74k an

Being given a “months not years” prognosis for your wife  

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4 hours ago, Trevsked said:

And you said you’d restrain from humour in responding 😂. You’re so uncontrolled 🙂

 

Trevor.

I was merely stating facts! Nothing more. Think of it as me using one of my stainless steel pots to put the fire out.

To be honest Trevor, as I get older I realise that life really is too short to take yourself, or life, too seriously. I accept not everyone agrees with my approach and that is fine. I used to be controlled - and a right boring know it all pain in the ass. Now, well, I'm just an easy going uncontrollable pain in the ass, but happier with it.

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Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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For as long as you continue to accomodate me I will always be your little pain in the arse Ian!  😝😱

Damn, I just can't stop myself. Bad dobbie, bad dobbie!

Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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8 minutes ago, Barrykearley said:

You’ve never been the same since you voted for Corbyn 

Well, now you are just being silly Mr. Barry. There's banter. There's humour. There's joviality. But that is just downright offensive comrade. ( a hundred thousand apologies for anyone who did actually vote for him, don't worry, there's always the next vote to get your cross in the right box).

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Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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Bit worried about the use of the word comrade when denying allegiance to Corbyn

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Shalom @pete

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Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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These were some of the better bits. Chipboard soffits, plasterboard run to the outside on window reveals and then rendered,insulation where fitted in bits as small as 300mm square and the list goes on. 

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Just waiting for the thaw in the Midwest - it's been a longer winter than expected.  My car needs a minor tune up and it's speedometer needs to rebuilt.  Using my GPS as a speedometer temporary.

But what makes me unhappy is the Mueller report.   I had hoped for an indictment, but now we appeared to be (as you gentlemen say) buggered.

"I thought it was Lambo" -  Thank you very much and now it's time to educate the Exotic Less.

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I took it out for a brilliant drive Saturday afternoon, sunshine, roof off :cool: arrived home and parked it on the drive. An hour or so later I went out to put it back in the garage and when I pressed the starter button, absolutely nothing happened - silence. Everything seems to work - ignition lights come on, fuel pump primes, but when you press the start button, nothing. My first thought was immobilser so I grabbed the spare key but still got the same result.

I pushed it back into the garage and left it until this morning to call Lotus Recovery. An AA van turned up very promptly but it still wouldn't come to life. He doesn't think it's the immobiliser as you can hear the fuel pump prime when you press the immobilser button, but he couldn't detect any current getting to the starter motor, so it's probably either a dodgy starter switch or a break in the connection between the switch and motor.

During his various tests he did detect a blown fuse which seemed completely unconnected to the problem (auxillary port fuse) so replaced it anyway, but as expected that made no difference to the starting problem. He eventually had to admit defeat and call for a recovery truck, so it's been taken to Strattons my nearest Lotus dealer.

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6 minutes ago, bogle said:

Just waiting for the thaw in the Midwest - it's been a longer winter than expected.  My car needs a minor tune up and it's speedometer needs to rebuilt.  Using my GPS as a speedometer temporary.

But what makes me unhappy is the Mueller report.   I had hoped for an indictment, but now we appeared to be (as you gentlemen say) buggered.

 

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Neal,

Sorry to hear that your Elise's starter (or whatever it may end up to be) isn't working properly.  That's an excellent run time of 22 years though!  I'm sure you'll let everyone know the solution when it's found.

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Perfect! Yep, the Big Fish got away from Mueller this time.  The Southern District courts still have their poles in the dark abyss.

"I thought it was Lambo" -  Thank you very much and now it's time to educate the Exotic Less.

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Just been forced off the road into the central reservation in the Esprit at 80mph - still shaking. The car undertook after tailgating me and then forced me off the road ( I was behind the van so I was not exactly causing an obstruction). Does anyone know how to enhance an image to get the number plate. It has been reported to the Police but I don't have the registration.

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Fortunately there does not seem to be any damage to the car but he got within a couple of inches of the side of the car before I had to swerve into the central reservation.

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Ouch! Email me the original image ([email protected]) and I'll see if it can be sharpened enough to get the reg. 

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