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Forum: Lotus Evora   05-27-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Turbopun
Same as this one?...

Same as this one? (https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f170/2012-evora-25k-468464/)
Forum: Lotus Evora   05-27-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By Turbopun
Same as this one?...

Same as this one? (https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f170/too-good-true-price-469320/)
Forum: Parts Wanted   05-27-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Turbopun
Hah, this is exactly what I was originally...

Hah, this is exactly what I was originally thinking to ask. I figured I would start with the source first if I could find one and move out from there.

Someone on the board did up some aftermarket...
Forum: Track and Technique   05-26-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,650
Posted By Turbopun
Oops that was 12.9 ... Here's the 10.9...

Oops that was 12.9 ...

Here's the 10.9 equivalent. (https://www.fastenal.com/products/details/0110211)

Not bad, cheap insurance @ $1 apiece.

Last time I went to my local Fastenal B&M dealer,...
Forum: Track and Technique   05-26-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,650
Posted By Turbopun
... Cleaned up Fastenal URL ...

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Cleaned up Fastenal URL
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Forum: Lotus Evora   05-26-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By Turbopun
User has been banned from the board for one week....

User has been banned from the board for one week.

Please Post any follows up here. That is, let us know if you hear from him, or he issues refunds, or anything like that.

PM me if anyone needs...
Forum: Parts For Sale   05-23-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Turbopun
Holy crap, somebody absolutely stole these.

Holy crap, somebody absolutely stole these.
Forum: Parts Wanted   05-23-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Turbopun
Stock White '05 Gauge Face

Hey all, have a project in mind, and am looking for someone's stock, white gauge face (only, don't need cluster). So this would be from the '05 throttle cable Eliges.

TIA
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-22-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Turbopun
I remember reading that the difference between...

I remember reading that the difference between Solar & Saffron yellow, is the base and/or top coats. Solar has crushed mica for that "sparkly" sheen. Color coat is the same, apparently, and in fact...
Forum: Other   05-22-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Turbopun
Indeed. RIP.

Indeed.

RIP.
Forum: New Member Introductions   05-21-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Turbopun
Welcome and congrats! Much, much better than a...

Welcome and congrats! Much, much better than a gold watch, I think. ;)
Forum: Parts For Sale   05-21-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Turbopun
Pic no worky for me...

Pic no worky for me...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-19-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,075
Posted By Turbopun
If only the market for 2nd hand gonads were that...

If only the market for 2nd hand gonads were that good. ;)


VE, I'm right there with you up until step three. Here's my suggestion, with 100% less violation of federal laws...
Forum: Engine/Control System Malfunctions   05-19-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By Turbopun
MSR Houston? Any other Lotus drivers about? ...

MSR Houston? Any other Lotus drivers about?

That's not a lot to go on, but here's a few ideas that come to mind...

electrics:

bad fuse
inertia switch
bad spark plug
bad coil or lead
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   05-18-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Turbopun
Sweet sassy mole-assy... re the 1st gen NSX: ...

Sweet sassy mole-assy... re the 1st gen NSX:


Kicking myself now, for not grabbing one earlier. When I started paying attention to them in earnest, $40K would buy you a decent driver.
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-15-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,758
Posted By Turbopun
The problem with the MP45 in this application, is...

The problem with the MP45 in this application, is that you're close to the point of diminishing returns. Yes, you make more HP/TQ, but you also generate a lot more waste heat, hence the heat soaking...
Forum: Lotus Evora   05-15-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,005
Posted By Turbopun
Will probably pull the trigger on a set of these,...

Will probably pull the trigger on a set of these, for another vehicle. I think these are marketed under a different brand/model in ROW, not able to find that atm, but supposedly they are very...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   05-15-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,346
Posted By Turbopun
Just to add my own data point... I got to...

Just to add my own data point...

I got to drive one of these at an Acura sponsored event, and I found it absolutely sublime. The acceleration was face melting, the handling was surgical. And...
Forum: Lotus Evora   05-14-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By Turbopun
Oh baby... that's a 400 right? And you got it in...

Oh baby... that's a 400 right? And you got it in the fastest color too! :up:
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-14-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,524
Posted By Turbopun
100% this. You have to pull gently,...

100% this.



You have to pull gently, but firmly. This also concerned me, and 1st time I did it, I used pliers to grasp the root of each connector, and just worked it loose, using a combination...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-14-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,758
Posted By Turbopun
I would be very surprised if they couldn't make...

I would be very surprised if they couldn't make it meet requirements. And it does not look like Nevada requires anything remotely like what California does. The emissions test appears to be a...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-14-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Turbopun
I would loan you my spare T4, with a factory...

I would loan you my spare T4, with a factory throttle-cable tune, but alas, it would be useless in this application.

Maybe call one of our vendors, see if someone has a working T4e they could...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-14-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,758
Posted By Turbopun
Just FYI, the OEM SC is a non-intercooled MP45...

Just FYI, the OEM SC is a non-intercooled MP45 and it's, apparently, horribly inefficient.

So yes, OEM gets you CARB, but unless you know you need it in NV, your $ would undoubtedly be better...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   05-14-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By Turbopun
Good on ya! I just see this as different tools...

Good on ya! I just see this as different tools for different jobs.

Precision surgery on track, and open-air canyon carving? Lotus.

Terrorizing villagers, and general hooliganism? Hellcat. ...
Forum: The Salvage Yard   05-08-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,630
Posted By Turbopun
You should create a new thread in the parts...

You should create a new thread in the parts wanted sub-forum, with a list of what you need.
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