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Forum: Lotus Elise   07-11-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 197
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Posted By Obeisance
could this be it? that looks really good. ...

could this be it? that looks really good.

https://youtu.be/Lz_QJtR7Egk
Forum: Lotus Evora   07-11-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By Obeisance
i tried this today in my Subaru, and it behaved...

i tried this today in my Subaru, and it behaved just like you said. I'm certain I've experienced this before, but i never made the realization that it was because the car held a vacuum reservoir. I'm...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-10-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,784
Posted By Obeisance
The anticipation is palpable; how did it turn out?

The anticipation is palpable; how did it turn out?
Forum: Lotus Evora   07-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By Obeisance
In spite of that, I expect that it is much harder...

In spite of that, I expect that it is much harder to actuate vacuum servoed brakes when the throttle is wide open and vacuum drawn from the manifold is lost. but maybe modern cars have a different...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-04-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Obeisance
i think so. that it could be push started means...

i think so. that it could be push started means that the ignition/power/trinary switch, spark control, fuel delivery and ecu controls all work. I'm not too familiar with the immobilizer, but a look...
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   07-02-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Obeisance
all solenoids I've ever seen are actuated by DC...

all solenoids I've ever seen are actuated by DC voltage application; i would recommend starting by measuring voltage.

edit: well, i guess i should be technically correct to say that the DC current...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-02-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Obeisance
a CAN logging tool is a device that allows you to...

a CAN logging tool is a device that allows you to record the communications on the controller area network data bus that the car uses to communicate between microcontrollers. in the case of the...
Forum: Engine/Control System Malfunctions   07-02-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Obeisance
are you confident that your ground to the engine...

are you confident that your ground to the engine block has good continuity? i also think the battery ground terminal should remain at 0V relative to the block. or did you mean that you checked the...
Forum: Engine/Control System Malfunctions   07-02-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Obeisance
as i understand, P0630 is typically the CEL code...

as i understand, P0630 is typically the CEL code associated with the VIN loss. I don't know what P0610 means.

if all that you want to do is re write the vin, you can do that with a scan tool:
...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-01-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Obeisance
if it's any consolation, i don't think that your...

if it's any consolation, i don't think that your car has any problems or that the shift light is ever involved in displaying diagnostic information. further, i don't expect that it is adjusted in...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-26-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Obeisance
I've no reason to be secretive about that code,...

I've no reason to be secretive about that code, but it may be more appropriate to have a dedicated thread instead of highjacking this one. if you want some kind of video demonstration, or detailed...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-26-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Obeisance
as far as i understand, the ecu function that...

as far as i understand, the ecu function that determines redline uses a linear interpolation to choose the cutoff as coolant temperature comes up. i expect that if a driver pushes engine speed to...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-25-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By Obeisance
in case you want to check that the coils still...

in case you want to check that the coils still fire, OBD mode 0x2F, PIDs 0x0161 thru 0x0164 command the ecu to fire individual ignition coils when the engine is off.
Forum: Interior/Exterior   06-25-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By Obeisance
my car didn't come with a roll bar cover, so i...

my car didn't come with a roll bar cover, so i bought one used. the part that i purchased has bent studs (not quite so severe as yours).

the bent studs are hard to see in pictures in my other...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-18-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Obeisance
There has been so much positive feedback for BOE...

There has been so much positive feedback for BOE that i doubt you would be disappointed. The only negatives that I've heard are that they are hard to get into contact with and that the tune does not...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-15-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Obeisance
sticky relays? ignition switch continuity issues?...

sticky relays? ignition switch continuity issues? the ecu cannot stop the starter from cranking- it can only withhold spark or fuel.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-10-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Obeisance
I'm quite certain i saw others on the order form...

I'm quite certain i saw others on the order form getting womens shirts. I've seen the end result of this from past orders too; they turn out well.
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   06-08-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By Obeisance
Thank you all for your comments. I may give...

Thank you all for your comments.

I may give the PCB repair a try; I'll have to see if I have a steady enough hand to fix traces without accidentally soldering everything together. I am certainly...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   06-08-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By Obeisance
Seeking advice for wiring project

I am trying to make an ECU breakout box that allows me to intercept and replace wiring harness connections without permanent modification of my car's wiring harness.

In order to do so, I created...
Forum: Lotus Cars For Sale   06-04-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,646
Posted By Obeisance
wild guess, but those images appear to be taken...

wild guess, but those images appear to be taken at M1 Concourse, a racetrack with purchasable garage space in Pontiac, MI. Maybe the seller is from Michigan?
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-29-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Obeisance
there is no special procedure to read obd data...

there is no special procedure to read obd data from the 2005 car. that being said, there are some reports of damaged ecus which do not respond to obd queries but work okay otherwise.

the obd...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-28-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Obeisance
i was thinking that the F1 demonstration works...

i was thinking that the F1 demonstration works because of the crazy large rev range and fast throttle response. the large range is needed in order to access all of the song's notes.

in order to do...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-22-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Obeisance
in that case, it sounds like the immobilizer is...

in that case, it sounds like the immobilizer is still connected. i don't have experience beyond that.

i don't think the extraneous blinking is coming from the car's engine control unit, though.
...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-22-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Obeisance
is the immobilizer improperly disabled? ...

is the immobilizer improperly disabled?

https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f320/immobiliser-disabled-red-light-blinking-clarification-locations-plugging-s-416850/
Forum: Engine Control (ECU)   05-21-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Obeisance
welcome to the forum. searching works best via...

welcome to the forum. searching works best via Google while using the 'site:lotustalk.com' tag in addition to your query.

if you're willing to trust some random internet persons code, I've...
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