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My new Lotus Esprit S2


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Wow I can`t believe that I have got a Lotus Esprit. 



When I was 10 years old my Dad got me a Lotus Excel for Christmas, Dad and I restored the car for the last few years to get it ready for the NEC Classic Car show last November.  I really enjoyed restoring the car with dad and even got Mum involved trimming it.  But being only 12 years old I couldn`t drive it and didn`t want it just sitting around.  I sold the car because I really wanted to buy a Black S2 Espirit that my Dad owned when I was five, I called it`Blackie`. I was really pleased that Blackie was for sale luckily the money I sold the Excel for was the same amount as I paid for Blackie.






Can`t wait for Dad and I to get restoring the car but think it may take some time.  We are missing it`s digital clock, spare wheel and washer bottle if anyone can help me find the bits I need.






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Wow Jake, nice new car mate :thumbsup:

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Hi Jake,


I have the old washer bottle off my esprit s2 as I managed to buy a new replacement.


It is cracked though and not sure if this can be repaired.  Give me a shout if you want it free of charge :)


(Alot of guys on this forum helped me out with some parts so I'm always glad to return the favour)

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Welcome to TLF Jake :welcome:


Best of luck with the restoration. How much do you have to do to the car?


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:smoke: Smokin.............................

Caught between a rock and a hard place in a catch 22 situation, So its 6 of one and half a dozen of the other. Your damned if you do, but your damned if you don't so shut your cock!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • 2 weeks later...

Well done Jake.  I also saw your car at the NEC last year and had a long chat with your dad.


Don't think too many people here have sussed who Jake's dad is, he is a bit of legend on here IMO!

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