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Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   01-16-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,622
Posted By doug_porsche
I suspect it is like my neighbors Lexis. If...

I suspect it is like my neighbors Lexis.

If you are close, bunch of ugly lines.

If you are 10 or more yards away, it looks better
Forum: Cars for sale (not Lotus)   05-20-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,085
Posted By doug_porsche
Porsches, Lotus, Nobles, a house in BCS. We...

Porsches, Lotus, Nobles, a house in BCS. We need to hand out together!
You are obviously a man of good taste!


Here is the what/why on the track axles

Track axles...
Forum: Cars for sale (not Lotus)   05-19-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,085
Posted By doug_porsche
Free bump. Never met J, never see the car in...

Free bump.

Never met J, never see the car in person. No dog in this race.
But, as a Noble owner, this car does seem to have been well sorted out.

Track oil pan. A must.
Front Oil Cooler. ...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   01-03-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,843
Posted By doug_porsche
I have said it before, and still feel... ...

I have said it before, and still feel...
Simplify, then add lightness.

Speaking economically, definitely not emotionally, Lotus has been on the verge of financial collapse for most (all) of its...
Forum: Electrical   01-03-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By doug_porsche
Way Cool I love when smart people share! ...

Way Cool

I love when smart people share!

thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   12-31-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 138,923
Posted By doug_porsche
Nice! other than the stop watch. How is...

Nice!

other than the stop watch. How is the pavement?

no new ugly bumps?
Forum: BOE Fabrication   10-17-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By doug_porsche
Thanks. Good datapoint.

Thanks. Good datapoint.
Forum: Lotus Exige   10-16-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By doug_porsche
You were doing the Emich day yesterday? I...

You were doing the Emich day yesterday?

I was going to do that, then had an opportunity open up to do a track day week-ago Wednesday.

Other than the bolt backing out, how did the day go?
That...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-10-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By doug_porsche
People will tell you you need different tires,...

People will tell you you need different tires, but.....
Based on your statement that you don't track or push your car. If that is mostly true.

Get a good set of all season tires and enjoy the...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-08-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By doug_porsche
Cool! Thank you!

Cool! Thank you!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Region   04-04-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By doug_porsche
I have talked with him, sat in the car. Learned...

I have talked with him, sat in the car.
Learned about the car as he is also a Porsche guy.
I understand the car MAY be for sale.
It is a genuine, federalized, S1. Arizona car originally.
Story...
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-03-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By doug_porsche
Wow, I bet you are the first one to ever make...

Wow, I bet you are the first one to ever make that mistake...

Wait. When I finished up putting the supercharger on my car (yep it was late), I did the same thing.

Stopped on the way home from...
Forum: Other   03-09-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By doug_porsche
Yep. I am in Denver, going to Santa Fe. ...

Yep.
I am in Denver, going to Santa Fe.
You will be at the 1/2 point.

Tell my how you handle turn 4 at PMP. Never did figure out turn 4
Forum: Other   03-09-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By doug_porsche
Santa Fe NM car events on March 25?

Going to be in Santa Fe NM the weekend of the 25th.
Love my wife dearly, but if I spend all day at the bead show with her, only one of us would come back alive.

Any automotive related events...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-26-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By doug_porsche
Welcome. Nothing against the MicroSquirt...

Welcome.

Nothing against the MicroSquirt products, but...

You may want to check out BOE's tuning option before you commit.

I am mildly familiar with MegaSquirts stuff and I am not sure...
Forum: Lotus Evora   01-19-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By doug_porsche
Does the engine make any different (expensive)...

Does the engine make any different (expensive) sounds after you did this?
Does the car shift correctly? (worried about clutch damage)



Reminds me of a Porsche talk I went to once.
The...
Forum: Lotus Evora   01-10-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,997
Posted By doug_porsche
YMMV, The Evora is a Sports Car, no its a...

YMMV,

The Evora is a Sports Car, no its a GT, no its a Sports Car. Ok, its a pleasant car you can drive coast to coast while really enjoying the twisty bits.

The Aston Vantage is a GT, no......
Forum: Rocky Mountain Region   01-10-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By doug_porsche
Mixed emotions Wish I could do it this...

Mixed emotions

Wish I could do it this year, but I will be on the beach in Mexico.

Thanks for the notice though!
Forum: Lotus Talk Forum Feedback and Site Issues   12-23-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By doug_porsche
Adding what I have found. If I am not logged...

Adding what I have found.

If I am not logged into LT, I get selected/hijacked within 2 min while searching/reading LT.
If I log in, I can search/read LT without issue.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Region   11-21-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 24,322
Posted By doug_porsche
Give it a shot. 400 parking spaces. ...

Give it a shot.

400 parking spaces. Hagerty had coffee.

Last month wasn't bad
Forum: Audio, Video, GPS, Radar Detectors & Other Accessories   11-05-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,790
Posted By doug_porsche
Tell me more! Does the screen flip up, so...

Tell me more!

Does the screen flip up, so the bottom of the screen is somewhere even with the unit, and the top of the screen is above the unit?

For my requirements, I dont have room for the...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   10-19-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By doug_porsche
Thanks Kfennell I was going to build...

Thanks Kfennell


I was going to build some out of 20 gauge AL (0.0320"), but thought I would check if I was overlooking a simple solution first.
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   10-19-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By doug_porsche
Elise/Exige Camber Shims Dimensions

If you have the camber shims out and available, can somebody measure the dimensions for me.

The camber block on a Noble M12 is
height 1 inch
width 3.25 inches
Bolt hole center to bolt hole...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   10-10-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,034
Posted By doug_porsche
If you turn them EXACTLY the same amount (drivers...

If you turn them EXACTLY the same amount (drivers and passengers side) you will be good..

You say the wheel is off to the right, you will ant to adjust the tie rods so that:

The front of the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Region   10-02-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 24,322
Posted By doug_porsche
Update. Found out yesterday that the...

Update.

Found out yesterday that the Lafayette/Boulder cars and coffee, hmm, has been asked to relocate.

"Hi everyone.

Yes it was a surprise to me as well but the owner of atlas valley...
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