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Forum: Lotus Exige   07-14-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By Motard
Your going to love it and it is going to test...

Your going to love it and it is going to test your patience from time to time. My experience is unlike other fine cars I have had, people in public take more liberties with these vehicles so you...
Forum: Engine/Control System Malfunctions   07-13-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Motard
Keep that little sucker on a battery tender. I...

Keep that little sucker on a battery tender. I have one of those older smaller batteries offered by Sector111. It has been fine for over 5 years. I keep that little guy on a battery tender like it's...
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-08-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Motard
Ding! That was the rear spoiler that...

Ding!

That was the rear spoiler that separated me from my money!

It looks beautiful and "right-sized" for the S2 Exige. I do like that it is adjustable.

I would like to get gold Vinyl L...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-01-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Motard
Electrical issues and / or fear of them keep me...

Electrical issues and / or fear of them keep me up some nights. Even recently, with another vehicle.

Hope you chase it down man!
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   06-30-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Motard
That thing looks F U N! Never really...

That thing looks F U N!

Never really considered one myself, I had a friend with a nice version. Don't know the model/ type. Actually funny story about that one. He was a workmate and some...
Forum: Washing, Waxing & Detailing   06-25-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Motard
Hey! I wonder if the holy oil anointed prayer...

Hey! I wonder if the holy oil anointed prayer clothes you can order off of tv are microfiber as well?


That has got to get that next to Big guy shine going!
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-25-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By Motard
I just went through same sort of diagnosis with...

I just went through same sort of diagnosis with another vehicle I just brought back to life. I know a crank position sensor can kill ignition, also cam position sensor. ( ask me how I know...)

Not...
Forum: Lotus Exige   06-25-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Motard
Actually, it helps to take cover off car and let...

Actually, it helps to take cover off car and let it rain on it after waxing, detailing. No waterspots at all, sets wax. Super helpful with a black vehicle

If your a real lunatic after full moon...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-20-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 777
Posted By Motard
Killing me!!!! I have polished window...

Killing me!!!!


I have polished window pulls on a shelf. I have power windows but high on my priority list of potential future projects are swapping out the ugly electric window buttons for those...
Forum: Other   06-07-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By Motard
In cities (Large ones) a car is a liability...

In cities (Large ones) a car is a liability already. Honestly, when you think about it, cars do eat up a large proportion of income. If transportation could be offered more economically, ( Think...
Forum: Other   06-03-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By Motard
Certainly not the most well written article, nor...

Certainly not the most well written article, nor most authoritative, but they brought up some interesting points. My town is currently inundated with college kids zooming around on scooters they can...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-03-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By Motard
So if i am to understand this correctly,...

So if i am to understand this correctly, Brandonm84's car Weighs 2120 lbs.

damn dood. Has to be one of the heaviest Elige's produced!
Forum: Other   06-02-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By Motard
"peak" car ownership is happening world over

It is rather interesting that rather than a extension of one's personality a vehicle is now seen more as just a means of transportation.

Interesting article here....
Forum: Dealers/Aftermarket Suppliers Feedback   06-02-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By Motard
I have in the past spent quite a lot of money...

I have in the past spent quite a lot of money with them on many various parts over the years. No comment on your particular part/ experience, but my own has been very positive.

They have been a...
Forum: Lotus Exige   05-30-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Motard
I did a lot of work on my SC years ago. I...

I did a lot of work on my SC years ago.

I would be careful putting the blue grease on the needle nose bearings. I had to go back in a few months later and found that stuff all over my lobes, and...
Forum: Southeast Region   05-29-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Motard
Not far from Knoxville, striking distance to 129....

Not far from Knoxville, striking distance to 129. Great car scene. Congratulations on getting out of ATL!
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   05-09-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,093
Posted By Motard
Good stuff to know. I am at the stage where...

Good stuff to know. I am at the stage where disassembly on a old Jaguar is complete. Say hypothetically I had the valve cover off, where would I try to get some oil in there? Going to do everything...
Forum: Lotus Exige   04-24-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Motard
The key to understand variance is tease out the...

The key to understand variance is tease out the variables.

Less of them all the time, quite a number rad rodded or otherwise made less desirable ( no not all mods do that imo)

I think people...
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-14-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Motard
I forgot about that video! She is such a fun and...

I forgot about that video! She is such a fun and game girl!
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-14-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Motard
Congratulations man! Enjoy the toy! Pics...

Congratulations man!

Enjoy the toy! Pics when you get's it.


Peacb
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-14-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Motard
I had mine out from taking rear clam off in the...

I had mine out from taking rear clam off in the past. I put it back cause it's so silly and fun to point out to people.
Forum: Lotus Cars For Sale   04-03-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,984
Posted By Motard
As soon as I saw CO was a option, my car decision...

As soon as I saw CO was a option, my car decision matrix dropped down to one vehicle. Those skittles colors really work on these cars. GLWS and your upcoming chapter in Florida.
Forum: Lotus Elise   03-30-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By Motard
I have had my ride on a flatbed ride of shame...

I have had my ride on a flatbed ride of shame home at o'darkthirty more times than I care to recall.

Works as designed. Just take the slack out slow and what everyone else said.
Forum: Lotus Cars Wanted   03-29-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By Motard
Not to be nosy, but you have been shown 4 nice...

Not to be nosy, but you have been shown 4 nice examples.

Since you put it out there, what criteria boxes are not being checked by the 4 presented?

CO isn't the rarest color by any stretch of...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   03-21-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By Motard
I would use Anti-sieze or whatever ARP says to...

I would use Anti-sieze or whatever ARP says to use on their bolts, I would get a new gasket and use that copper gasket spray dressing.
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