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No way could there be an Esprit photo thread I wasn't going to jump on hahahaha

 

My old pup

 

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Miss her dearly! :(

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Mark MacKenzie  Elise S2 135 Sport 

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One of my fondest memories is the grin on your face as we tore down the A14 together at huge speeds after the factory day back in 2006! 

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88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

Evora NA

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Ah the glory days Bibs!.... That was fun indeed, just a shame the car wasn't running right, never really did! I had it mapped by someone in Scotland who I think now didn't really know what they were doing, in hindsight I should have sent the car down to Steve Greenald in Kent for mapping.. If I had I think I'd still own it :) Only sold as I couldn't afford to fix her after she burnt the top of a cylinder liner ( Ran Lean ) and I got divorced... I'll be back behind the wheel of a Lotus again soon ;)

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Mark MacKenzie  Elise S2 135 Sport 

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That's why I could keep up!! :lol:


88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

Evora NA

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Well Mark,

 

actually the car (only the chassis and engine ) are going to Steve Greenald this year to be mapped.

He already made a start up mapping for me so i can test some things before going there.

Seeing these pics.....

Reality is that it is a lot of work to get the car to its former glory.

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Stunning, stunning car!!!

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"All we know is that when they stop making this, we will be properly, properly sad."

~ Jeremy Clarkson (about the Lotus Esprit)

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I found some photos of my first Esprit and scanned them.

 

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This one was at Castlecombe

 

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Castlecombe village

 

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"All we know is that when they stop making this, we will be properly, properly sad."

~ Jeremy Clarkson (about the Lotus Esprit)

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Roz,

that Esprit Turbo looks nice! Shame you sold.

 

Thanks Mark, I thought she was lovely as well. After a year or so I traded her in for a red turbo and for some reason I didn't take any pictures of that one. Even though the red one was a better car technically I didn't form the attachment I did with my white one.


"All we know is that when they stop making this, we will be properly, properly sad."

~ Jeremy Clarkson (about the Lotus Esprit)

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Short video of my S3 on her first time out of the garage after her rebuild, still a bit of tuning required on the carbs but man does it sound good to hear her going again for the first time in almost two years.

 

http://s862.photobucket.com/user/s1ghthound01/media/20131217_153908.mp4.html?filters[user]=103182740&filters[recent]=1&sort=1&o=0

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I miss my Esprit, Alot! 

 

Collecting my S4 with our old mate James.

 

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Outside East Carleton Manor (Home of Colin Chapman)

 

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After a day of detailing:

 

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My good ol' English garage.  Designed for that extra tight fit.

 

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Simon  (94 S4)      My Esprit will be for sale in late 2017

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Mglp! I thought mine is narrow, until I saw yours.

Try that after a long drive and in the middle of the night.

 

Cheers,

Jacques.


Nobody does it better - than Lotus ;)

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Well Mark,

 

actually the car (only the chassis and engine ) are going to Steve Greenald this year to be mapped.

He already made a start up mapping for me so i can test some things before going there.

Seeing these pics.....

Reality is that it is a lot of work to get the car to its former glory.

So wish I had taken it to Steve, I think i'd still have it if I had... It was just the distance and the promise (false promise) of someone more local to complete the car when I lost my garage space and was pretty shy of time to complete that made me choose the silly local option :(  I'm glad you're doing it all right now! :)


Mark MacKenzie  Elise S2 135 Sport 

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