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  • Gold FFM

Look - I really need some glory time to balance out the misery.

It’s an Esprit, yes a shagged one like many,  just let me have a night of smug happiness before the come down slams me into the floor. 

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Yesterday started off much like any other.  so I thought instead of just lazing on the sofa - I’d dig the S4s out the garage and clear off the dust then a nice trip out to tintern with some oth

We have some progress. She’s now out of the garage under her own power. its given me the opportunity to sweep up the not inconsiderable mess of cut off nuts and bolts, old packets, busted f

All in its rightful place. Massive thanks to Nobby and Jacko for the assistance with the engine hoist this is the first time in 8 years the engine has been in the engine bay

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Well....OK, but just the one.  Don't want you going soft on us.

British Fart to Florida, Nude to New York, Dunce to Denmark, Numpty to Newfoundland.  And Shitfaced Silly Sod to Sweden.

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3 hours ago, Barrykearley said:

It’s now in the useful Lotus tool cupboard 

There’s probably a Lotus part number for said wire tool......:yes: 

Couldn’t believe it when I found out there was a part number for cable-ties......anything goes at Lotus!:lol:

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I had a box of 12000 delivered for work the other week. I could have sold them all at Lotus prices and retired.....

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Just going though the list 


Brakes rebuilt - abs now operational 
No engine lights
Engine rebuilt - new rings, bearings, valves, inserts etc
New ally fuel tanks - New fuel pump
New uprated turbo
New oil coolers
New rad packs

New rad fans
New alunox manifold
Rebuilt gearbox
New clutch

New clutch slave and master cylinder
New engine mounts and gearbox mounts
New thermostatic oil cooler take off
New coil packs
All engine covers, mounting brackets and exhaust hanger powder coated.

New plenum gaskets and all new stainless fixings
New Silicone hoses
New cam belt and tensioner
New aux belts
 

Thankfully I didn’t have to buy all of the above . Will fit the new Iac and TPS tomorrow - the pc only registers about 83% with WOT - and we all know the magic happens at 100%

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Insurance taken out with AIB this morning - did add on breakdown recovery this time.........

mot booked for 1pm

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I presume the exorcism's around 1200 then.

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British Fart to Florida, Nude to New York, Dunce to Denmark, Numpty to Newfoundland.  And Shitfaced Silly Sod to Sweden.

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20 minutes ago, Barrykearley said:

did add on breakdown recovery this time

:lol:

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Stop spying on me and my garage rituals @Chillidoggy

new IAC and new TPS fitted. TPS set up and pedal adjusted to ensure 100%.

lower links tightened up - she’s ready to go..... 

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Jaysus, dat's filty.

British Fart to Florida, Nude to New York, Dunce to Denmark, Numpty to Newfoundland.  And Shitfaced Silly Sod to Sweden.

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Just now, Sparky said:

Jaysus, dat's filty.

That's what I thought. You could have given it a wash and brush up Barry! Also, it would add approximately 0.0035 mph to the top speed?

I tempted fate...now my Esprit V8 IS in bits...(sob)

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