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Old 02-27-2009, 10:11 AM   #21 (permalink)
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LOOKS GREAT!
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Old 02-27-2009, 10:35 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Oh, wow awsome, looks nice keep it up!
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Old 03-21-2009, 10:18 PM   #23 (permalink)
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all done, also powdercoated the diffuser. Here are a couple quick shots...








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Old 03-22-2009, 06:01 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Looks great! I am adding "messing the car" to the list of things to do next winter.
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Old 04-04-2012, 05:25 AM   #25 (permalink)
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sweet - lowtush's splitter?
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:00 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Those side vents should be released on the market!
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:20 AM   #27 (permalink)
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They are.. lotus OEM makes them 2010 and up I believe

madden, what did you use for plastic filler to cover/sand on the plastic pieces?

I have a sparco 300 steering wheel and it has a concave horn button with a special sparco logo over the horn button.. I want to use some filler, then sand it flat over the top so I can affix a black lotus graphic
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:42 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Damnit. I was going to keep the exterior of my car stock.


Not anymore.
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Old 04-06-2012, 12:12 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Would the MY11 side vents fit an 05? I noticed they are for sale on Lotus Garage.


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Old 04-06-2012, 12:49 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Would the MY11 side vents fit an 05? I noticed they are for sale on Lotus Garage.


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Do a search on the forum. Quite a few folks have tried the 2011 MY vents on older cars.

For gpheck, I LOVE the filler product that Plastifix sells. Check out their site and videos. The stuff is magic. I used it to fill in my vents. Again, modifying the plastic is relatively easy to do, but takes a TON of work. Lots of dremel cutting, filling, sanding.

I cut/ground the slats away and used aluminum rigid body tape behind and then plastifix to fill, then sand and filler/prime/paint.

The plastifix is a powder. You squirt a liquid out of a bottle onto it and it magically transforms into solid plastic. There's a technique to it (have to build up layers), but the stuff is awesome. Lots of motorcycle guys use it to repair fairings. I used it on my Mini Moke plastic steering column shroud. 40 year old part not made anymore and a huge chunk missing. Plastifix'd it and can't tell the difference!

I LOVES me some Plastifix!
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Do a search on the forum. Quite a few folks have tried the 2011 MY vents on older cars.

I did a search under several key search terms but to no avail. Do you remember who tried to put 2011 MY vents on their car? Maybe i can search by their user name.
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