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Hi Gordon, if you have room on the sheet, these are Ethels specs.

 

Front:

2.5 litre race engine.  12.8:1 compression ratio, lightened balanced and forged internals  etc.     

45mm active technology individual throttle bodies, ECU controlled fuel injection, Bosch Green injectors and associated parts.  

Electronic distributorless ignition, 45kv coil, custom HT leads,  new crank pulley, trigger wheel, crank position sensor and bracket.                                                                                                                       

Gas flowed inlet manifold and 45mm cnc program to match head.                                                     

4 into 2 Into 1 ceramically coated and wrapped exhaust manifold with  2.5 inch stainless steel exhaust.                                                                                                                                                                  

Silicon hoses.

Electric water pump, controller and fan.

Custom Aluminium radiator.

Reverie carbon fibre airbox and custom carbon fibre pipework.

Powder coated cam covers.

Powder coated Aluminium expansion tank                            

Larger Earls oil cooler and Stainless steel braided oil cooler hoses.

Manual steering rack conversion and 2.8 quaife quick rack internals.

Lightweight underdrive alternator pulley.

Stainless braided teflon fuel lines and connectors.                        

Evans waterless coolant.

 

Body:

Pearlescent Suzuki yellow and Pearlescent panther black paint.  15 layers, flatted after each coat.                     

New front windscreen.

New window frames.

New door beams and hinges.

New headlight bowls and lenses.

New foglamps.

New trim  all round and Overriders.

New rear lights.

All suspensions parts and chassis media blasted and painted.

New oxygen free copper power cables, gold plated connectors and silver soldered.

Roof mounted aerial removed and smoothed.

Stainless steel seat belt anchors.

Lightweight aerodynamic mirrors

Aluminium bolts, washers and nuts.

Uprated stereo cables, speakers and radio.

Lightweight AGM Battery.

 

Suspension:

Lightweight front hubs            

AVO stage 2 bump and rebound coilovers

All components polybushed

Adjustable rear top links

Shortened front top links for negative camber

New wheel bearings all round

                                    

Brakes:

Front – 310mm discs, 6 pot Hi-Spec lightweight calipers, Mintex pads.

Rear – 260mm discs, 4 pot Hi-Spec lightweight calipers with integrated hand brake, Mintex pads.

New copper brake lines all round.

Stainless steel braided hoses.

Dot 5.1 Brake fluid.

 

Wheels:

Custom lightweight 16” x 7.5” 3 piece split rims from Force Racing

Tyres Yokohama AD08R 215/50/16, nitrogen filled.                                          

13 gram lightweight wheel nuts

 

Interior:

Fully re-upholstered leather Recaros and interior

Carbon Fibre centre console and dashboard

Digital LCD display dashboard with aluminium switches

Smooth black carpet

Suede headlining

Lightweight sound deadening.

 

Drive train:

Lightweight billet flywheel and twin sintered 7.5” clutch

TRD limited slip diff with new 4.3 crown wheel

Rebuilt gearbox with new synchros and shift forks

Stiffened nylon gearbox mount.

New master and slave clutch cylinder.

Braided clutch hose.

Single piece propshaft and titanium bolts.

 

Really just looking for a few lines Kieran as per the other guys.

Can you compress that down to about 8 - 10 lines max please... bear in mind that I have occasionally talked to people at shows who have been surprised that the engine is in the boot of an Esprit!

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Hey folks! Callum here - the guy who was scooting about videoing and photographing all day today! Firstly brilliant event! Cheers to all those involved organising it.   I've thrown up the photograph

Hi folks,   Following on from the success of the Lotus Day at the Grampian Transport Museum in the last two years, I have agreed that we will host the Lotus Day for the museum as an annual event whi

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Hi folks,

 

Quick update on the Plans for Sunday.

 

Access to the track area will be available between 11:00 and 12:00 with the cars rides taking place from 14:00.

Entry to the paddock is via the East gate opposite the Vale Hotel. The cars will be parked in the area to the rear of the grand stand.

 

We have to get the cars set up in the static display area and there will be the usual safety briefings to take place before the public are allowed into the paddock area.

 

Tea and coffee will be available at the track and the café in the museum will be open from about 10:30.

 

After the safety briefings we will have the opportunity to “check the track” before taking the public out.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

This is a “fun day” not a “track day”. The track is small and there is not much in the way of a run off area.

When it comes to taking the members of the public out, we are responsible for their safety.  

 

GTM will be putting out a press release this week in the local press along the lines of …..

 

On Sunday 2nd August the Lotus Enthusiasts Group Scotland will be hosting “The Lotus Day” at the Grampian Transport Museum.

Now in its 4th year, this has become a very popular event, with Lotus cars from all over Scotland attending.

50 years of Lotus cars will be on show at the event; cars from the early 1960’s up to the very latest production cars which are capable of 0 – 60 mph times in less than 4 seconds and top speeds in excess of 170 mph.

 

The event is very popular with club members and it gives them a unique opportunity, not only display their cars but also to take members of the public out for laps on the track.

 

In addition to the track rides, there will also be a static display of some very rare cars including the first production Lotus Esprit and a Lotus Exige LF1, built to commemorate the 1st of 81 Formula 1 victories which was achieved by Sir Stirling Moss at Monaco in 1960.

 

Lotus is synonymous with motor racing and their race pedigree can be seen clearly in the road cars they produce.

The members of the Lotus Enthusiasts Group Scotland look forward to sharing “The Lotus Experience” with you on Sunday.

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OK - just to clarify - we need to be arriving between 11:00-12:00, right?

 

When do we pack up and leave?  The GTM website says the event is from 2:00-4:00pm, or are we expecting to keep it going until the usual museum closing time at 5:00pm?

 

Do we need helmets for ourselves and/or passengers?  I don't have any.

 

Do we (and those arriving in our cars, I may have up to 3 children) get museum entry included?

 

I think that's all my questions I can think of!  Better get the vacuum cleaner and wax out...

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Make: Lotus
Model: Exige V6 Cup
Owner: Me
Year: 2014
Reg: V600 CUP
Engine Config: V6
Engine cc: 3500
Weight: 1050 kg Approx
Power: 345BHP 
Top Speed: 170mph
0-60 mph: >3.8 secs 
Details and History of the Car: 

   Monoco White

   Owned from New

​   Cup R areo pack (rear wing, lightweight engine cover, large front splitter and front canards) 

   Ohlins TTX 2 way adjustable suspension.

   T45 A Frame

   Baffled sump

   Removable steering wheel.

   Carbon HANS seats

   Electronic cut off and extinguisher

 

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John and Marge will be there in Lotus Elise Reg 500 EXG.

John and Marge Cherry will be there.

Make Lotus

Model. Elise R

Owner. John Cherry

Year. 2008

Reg. 500 EXG

Engine Config. Mid engined!

Engine cc. 1800

Weight

Power. 190hp

Top Speed. As quick as everyone else's

0-60 mph. ?

Hi Marge

 

You are not on any of the lists at the moment?

can you add your name if you are still attending and send a picture of your car for the information card if possible.

Any more information you can give on the car would be good too.

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Hi Gordon

Brian said he would add us to the static list when I first said we'd be there, sorry hadn't noticed it had not been done. Will try to send picture soon

Thanks

Marge

Static display

Lotus Esprit S1 (1976) - Gordon Masson

Lotus Elise R (2008) - Jim Selkirk

Lotus Europa S2 (1969) – Duncan Anderson

Lotus Europa S2 (1970) – Mike Clarke

Lotus Eclat/Excel (1982) - Bill Mutch

Lotus Exige LF1 (2014) - David Darling

Lotus Elan S2 (1994) - Alan Barrie (LEC)

Lotus Elan Sprint (1973) - Philip Imperiale

Lotus Elan SE M100 ( 1991 ) - Wendy Walsh Not doing Track run now

Lotus Elise R (2008) - John Cherry

Track runs

Lotus Esprit GT3 (1997) - Gordon Masson

Lotus Esprit V8 (2003) - Brian King Sorry I need to withdraw from this event.

Lotus Elise Mk 1 (year?) – Ken London

Lotus Esprit GT3 (year?) – Ken London

Lotus Esprit V8-GT (2001) - Mark Rigby

Lotus Elise S (2015) - Ian Corse

Lotus Excel 2.5 (Year?) - Kieran Lee

Lotus Exige V6 Cup (2014) - Mike Stout

Lotus Excel SE (1990) - Richard Gosling

Lotus Elan SE M100 ( 1991 ) - Archie Buchanan

Lotus Esprit GT3 (1998) - Archie Buchanan

Lotus Evora S (2014) - Sharron MacPherson

Lotus Evora SR (2014) - Tony Yule

Lotus Evora S SR (2013) - Neil

Lotus Exige S S2 (2008) - Ross Lyall

Lotus Elan SE (1991) - John Wham

Lotus Exige S2 - David Kyle

Lotus Elise R S2 (2009) Kev Rettie

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Hi folks

Urgent reminder for information and pictures from some people please.

See the list below for name and shame….. the information is coming from various different sources so apologies if I have missed someone’s details.

Best place to post is on this page with picture if possible or mail to me at [email protected]

Please keep info and picture together otherwise it becomes a pain to sift through everything.

All the information sheets will be printed out on Thursday evening.

To answer a couple of questions:

Access to the track area / arena for us will be available between 11:00 and 12:00 for us. After that they will close the outside gates so that we can get the static cars set up, have a bite to eat in the café and do a couple of laps.

However, once again, I must stress this is not a track day.

Passenger runs are due to take place between 2:00 and 4:00 pm but this may vary slightly depending on the number of people who want to take part in the rides.

As far as I am aware the helmets rule was to do with the insurance liability from the SpeedFest event.

I have not used them before at the Lotus day but no reason not to if you wish to.

If you give me a list of people you would like to add to a “Guest list” who will not be arriving in with you as a passenger in your car, I will arrange with the museum to have passes / access made available to them.

If you are arriving with a passenger in your car via the East gate you are already inside the Museum grounds so no tickets are required.

If you need to get a hold of me my mobile number is 07775 701246 but please be aware that mobile coverage is poor at GTM.

Thanks again for your support!

Static display – INFO REQUIRED

Lotus Europa S2 (1970) – Mike Clarke – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Eclat/Excel (1982) - Bill Mutch – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Elan Sprint (1973) - Philip Imperiale – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Elise R (2008) John Cherry – NO PICTURE

Track runs– INFO REQUIRED

Lotus Elise Mk 1 (year?) – Ken London – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Esprit GT3 (year?) – Ken London – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Elan SE M100 ( 1991 ) - Archie Buchanan – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Esprit GT3 (1998) - Archie Buchanan – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Evora S (2014) - Sharron MacPherson – NO INFORMATION OR PICTURE

Lotus Elise S (2015) - Ian Corse – NO PICTURE

Lotus Exige S S2 (2008) - Ross Lyall – NO INFORMATION

Static display – INFO RECEIVED

Lotus Exige LF1 (2014) - David Darling

Lotus Elan S2 (1994) - Alan Barrie (LEC)

Lotus Elan SE M100 ( 1991 ) - Wendy Walsh

Lotus Elise R (2008) - Jim Selkirk

Lotus Europa S2 (1969) – Duncan Anderson

Track runs– INFO RECEIVED

Lotus Esprit V8-GT (2001) - Mark Rigby

Lotus Excel 2.5 (Year?) - Kieran Lee

Lotus Exige V6 Cup (2014) - Mike Stout

Lotus Excel SE (1990) - Richard Gosling

Lotus Elan SE (1991) - John Wham

Lotus Exige S2 - David Kyle

Lotus Elise R S2 (2009) Kev Rettie

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Hi Gordon

Brian said he would add us to the static list when I first said we'd be there, sorry hadn't noticed it had not been done. Will try to send picture soon

Thanks

MargeStatic display

Lotus Esprit S1 (1976) - Gordon Masson

Lotus Elise R (2008) - Jim Selkirk

Lotus Europa S2 (1969) – Duncan Anderson

Lotus Europa S2 (1970) – Mike Clarke

Lotus Eclat/Excel (1982) - Bill Mutch

Lotus Exige LF1 (2014) - David Darling

Lotus Elan S2 (1994) - Alan Barrie (LEC)

Lotus Elan Sprint (1973) - Philip Imperiale

Lotus Elan SE M100 ( 1991 ) - Wendy Walsh Not doing Track run now

Lotus Elise R (2008) - John Cherry

Track runs

Lotus Esprit GT3 (1997) - Gordon Masson

Lotus Esprit V8 (2003) - Brian King Sorry I need to withdraw from this event.

Lotus Elise Mk 1 (year?) – Ken London

Lotus Esprit GT3 (year?) – Ken London

Lotus Esprit V8-GT (2001) - Mark Rigby

Lotus Elise S (2015) - Ian Corse

Lotus Excel 2.5 (Year?) - Kieran Lee

Lotus Exige V6 Cup (2014) - Mike Stout

Lotus Excel SE (1990) - Richard Gosling

Lotus Elan SE M100 ( 1991 ) - Archie Buchanan

Lotus Esprit GT3 (1998) - Archie Buchanan

Lotus Evora S (2014) - Sharron MacPherson

Lotus Evora SR (2014) - Tony Yule

Lotus Evora S SR (2013) - Neil

Lotus Exige S S2 (2008) - Ross Lyall

Lotus Elan SE (1991) - John Wham

Lotus Exige S2 - David Kyle

Lotus Elise R S2 (2009) Kev Rettie

Sorry that I forgot to add you to the list Margery, I have had a lot on my plate recently.

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Sorry Gordon - our details :-

 

Make Lotus
Model. Evora S
Owner. Sharron MacPherson
Year. 2014
Reg. EV10 RRA
Engine Config Mid engined!
Engine Capacity  3500cc
Weight  1437kg
Power. 345hp
Top Speed  178mph
0-60 mph 4,4s

 

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Apologies for delay, just back from Hols:

 

Make: Lotus

Model: Elan Sprint DHC

Owner: Philip Imperiale

Year: 1973

Reg: FWW197L

Layout: Front-engine Longitudinal

Capacity: 1558cc

Weight: 708kg

Power: 135bhp

Top Speed: 121mph

0-60mph: 6.5s

Special Notes:

2nd last Sprint in Lagoon Blue.  Galvanised Chassis.  Driveshaft CV joints fitted.

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This will be the first time I have attended an event like this with my Lotus but put me down and I'll see how it goes. Sorry, but I won't come if it's raining!

M100 Elan SE (1990) Calypso Red

 

Cheers,

Stewart

(Stewart Cooper - St Cyrus)

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This will be the first time I have attended an event like this with my Lotus but put me down and I'll see how it goes. Sorry, but I won't come if it's raining!

M100 Elan SE (1990) Calypso Red

 

Cheers,

Stewart

(Stewart Cooper - St Cyrus)

 

Hi Stuart and welcome to the Forum, it will be good to meet you and see the car.

Because this is an event that Grampian Transport Museum publicise and specify that there will be track rides and cars on display, we have to ensure that the cars are there for the people who have come to the museum to see them so I cant really list cars as weather dependent.

Please come along anyway... the more cars we have there the better!

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Hi Stewart and as Gordon said, welcome to the forum.

I will add you to our group PM list and you will receive information regarding our monthly breakfast meetings.

Brian

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mmm, I'd like to come to this, but don't know if my car will be in one piece (windscreen replaced today, mechanics to refit front clam tomorrow..)

 

Should be able to confirm tomorrow night I think, I appreciate that's a little short notice, would be for static display.

 

Chris

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Hi Chris and welcome!

Static display is fine.

There is no time limit for additional cars joining us but the sooner you can let me know the better.

Please post your car details and a picture if you can make it and I will create a display card for your car.

Thanks

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Thanks Gordon,

My wife Sue and I will definitely come, static display only.

The car is a standard, unmodified Lotus Elan SE

Calypso Red

Owner: Stewart Cooper

Year: 1990

Reg: H767YYJ

Engine: 1588cc Isuzu 4 cyl DOHC fuel injection with turbo.

Weight: 1075kg

Power: 155bhp

Top Speed: 137mph

[email protected] 6.8 seconds

I bought the car in July 2014.

I'll email a photo as the forum won't let me paste a pic.

Cheers,

Stewart

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Sorry for the late info Gordon, been away... will email you a photo.

 
Make: Lotus
Model: Europa S2
Owner: Mike Clarke
Year: 1970
Reg: BLD 326H
Layout: Mid Engined
Capacity: 1470cc
Weight: 654 kg
Power: 82bhp
Top Speed: 120mph
0-60mph: 9 s
 
Mike
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Ok, just had confirmation from Her Majesty who must be obeyed that I can come. Will email details in the morning when I'm on a computer. In brief it's a 2010 Evora NA in Ardent Red for the static display.

Will be heading up from Perthshire over the back roads (old military road?) if anyone from that general area fancies a wee convoy up! Ten four Rubber Duck.

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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Hi Gordon sorry for not getting back to you not sure which car I will bring up.

Make: Lotus

Model: Esprit V8

Owner: Andrew C Laing

Year: 2002

Reg: S100 ACL

Layout: Mid Engined

Capacity: 3.5lt 350bhp

Weight: 1250kg

Power: 350bhp

Top Speed: 175

0-60mph: 4.5s

Make: Lotus

Model: Exige V6 S

Owner: Andrew C Laing

Year: 2013

Reg: E6 ACL

Layout: Mid Engined

Capacity: 3500

Weight: 1140kg

Power: 350bhp

Top Speed: 175

0-60mph: 4.1s

Andrew

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Love that Esprit. Respect Andrew.

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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