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Mine is in and running. Thanks Thomas and Ali. Easiest 20 lb loss yet!

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Love the manual. Do you have a PDF version that you can email me?
Glad you like it! I'll shot you the PDF version now.



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Glad you like it-- it looks much better in person. Pictures don't do it justice!



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Anyone get their RBS battery yet? I've been trying to get hold of Ali for two weeks and nothing so far ... no tracking number, details etc.

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I don't know why he wouldn't be replying to you, please call me and I will get your tracking number. 414 - eight zero one- 32 eight 6.

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What a stunning piece of engineering excellence. A work of art - love the manual
Felt a little heavier than I expected but the scales don't lie. 4kg. Versus the 13kg I took out of it. Mounted in and cranked her up. Perfect.

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I ordered CBS with 5yrs warranty, received RBS with LVC switch. May i know why?

Send two Pm waiting for reply.

I said RBS because my battery number is S/N : RBS-30xxx-A

Battery looks awesome though
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I ordered CBS with 5yrs warranty, received RBS with LVC switch. May i know why?

Send two Pm waiting for reply.

I said RBS because my battery number is S/N : RBS-30xxx-A

Battery looks awesome though

You have the correct battery: we issued yours with an RBS serial number due to the shortage of CBS serial number tags at the time it was built. It is special

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Did you ever email me the PDF?

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Did you ever email me the PDF?
Let me know if you don't get a response.

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Did you get a chance to send me the bolts?

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Did you get a chance to send me the bolts?

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Yes, sent via USPS Priority envelope. Let me know if you don't have them soon.

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Just a quick thanks to Thomas for helping the dumbass that managed to lose his battery post bolts!

Thank you, got the right size and the car makes that vroom noise again.
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You have the correct battery: we issued yours with an RBS serial number due to the shortage of CBS serial number tags at the time it was built. It is special
Need help, Last use the car on Sunday 09/12/12, armed & park till this morning 15/12/12 (sat ) , Found key remote can't open door, no flashing alarm light, pop boot lid access CBS, press LVC switch still nothing..

We all know manual key lock is different with remote lock.

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Need help, Last use the car on Sunday 09/12/12, armed & park till this morning 15/12/12 (sat ) , Found key remote can't open door, no flashing alarm light, pop boot lid access CBS, press LVC switch still nothing..

We all know manual key lock is different with remote lock.

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Give me a call, I have some ideas. You may have a stuck relay in your car to draw the battery down that quickly. 414 - eight zero 1 - three 2 8 6

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Give me a call, I have some ideas. You may have a stuck relay in your car to draw the battery down that quickly. 414 - eight zero 1 - three 2 8 6
I am from singapore. On Wednesday I still remote open & arm the doors.. But did not start.

Stuck relay? Wouldn't the low voltage cut off switch work?

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Most people are able to let their Lotus sit for weeks and still start the car, so you have something drawing a lot of amperage.

If the LVC were activated, you would get nothing out of the car (no lights, no clicking, etc.). If you are getting lights but not enough battery power to start the car, it sounds like the voltage didn't quite get low enough for the LVC to disconnect the battery. Simply put it on a charger for a while and you will be fine, but you need to find out what the current draw is from your car.

If, on the other hand, the LVC activated, you should put a charger on the battery and then press the reset button. The battery will not charge when the LVC has disconnected the battery, and if the voltage is too low it will try to "awaken" the battery then see the voltage is too low and instantly "sleep" the battery. That's why you should put a charger on the battery, then press reset and let it charge a while.

The job of the LVC is to disconnect the battery before it gets to low to harm itself.

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Most people are able to let their Lotus sit for weeks and still start the car, so you have something drawing a lot of amperage.

If the LVC were activated, you would get nothing out of the car (no lights, no clicking, etc.). If you are getting lights but not enough battery power to start the car, it sounds like the voltage didn't quite get low enough for the LVC to disconnect the battery. Simply put it on a charger for a while and you will be fine, but you need to find out what the current draw is from your car.

If, on the other hand, the LVC activated, you should put a charger on the battery and then press the reset button. The battery will not charge when the LVC has disconnected the battery, and if the voltage is too low it will try to "awaken" the battery then see the voltage is too low and instantly "sleep" the battery. That's why you should put a charger on the battery, then press reset and let it charge a while.

The job of the LVC is to disconnect the battery before it gets to low to harm itself.

My stock battery did let the car sit for 3 weeks without any issue.

No lights or clicking sound at all

For all I understanding from the web & forum, this battery need nothing, but just to press the LVC if thing happened.

This is a brand new battery.. 12days after installation....

I disconnected CBS(with RBS series number), hook up to another battery, car start in one crank

Called local agent workshop manager, he said "no stuck relay"

This battery require me to purchase charger & store in the car ? I hope is not .

Thank you thomas
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