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Forum: Lotus Elise   06-27-2019, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Skwerl
Has anyone else had intermittent trouble with...

Has anyone else had intermittent trouble with their display getting static and the certain parts like the (current speed) turning magenta? Kind of drives me nuts when it happens, which isn't every...
Forum: Engine/Control System Malfunctions   01-18-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Skwerl
I put my new contact at the shop in touch with...

I put my new contact at the shop in touch with Phil. He told them the stock coils should be just fine and if they are burning out, there's probably a "significant" problem somewhere in the wiring. ...
Forum: Engine/Control System Malfunctions   01-18-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Skwerl
Ignition coils keep burning out

Has anyone needed to upgrade their ignition coils (not just replace) after adding a supercharger and a couple other engine upgrades? I took my Elise to a "high end" shop to get an updated new valve...
Forum: Lotus Elise   10-04-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Skwerl
Thanks, guys! Yep- That's how mine used to work....

Thanks, guys! Yep- That's how mine used to work. I'm the second owner of the car, so I just wanted to make sure the first one didn't modify that behavior. I'm going to have to take it back to the...
Forum: Lotus Elise   10-04-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Skwerl
Parking light button

Hi, gents. I have sort of a stupid question for you. I had some work done on my '06 Elise recently, and the shop I took it to complained that "someone" did a ****ty job wiring up the HID kit and...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-13-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
Well, I am having second thoughts, now that I...

Well, I am having second thoughts, now that I have picked up the car and driven it. That "hiccup" is WAY more of a problem than they let on. It's not just a hiccup, it's a near-constant sputter...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-12-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
I finally got around to talking with my contact...

I finally got around to talking with my contact at Moorespeed. He made a few excuses about how difficult it was to deal with BOE and how I had reversed the polarity on some aspect of one of the...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-06-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
Unfortunately, no. That would have been nice, in...

Unfortunately, no. That would have been nice, in this case.
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-06-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
BOE engineered, manufactured and sold the...

BOE engineered, manufactured and sold the product. BOE built the tune. I don't see why BOE shouldn't be involved if the car isn't behaving as expected, since it is most likely somehow related to...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
Way to put it in perspective. Damn, I need to...

Way to put it in perspective. Damn, I need to chill the hell out.



But I'm still just a liiiiiiittle bit cranky about it. I'll forget why I was mad tomorrow.
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
Well, I bought a Rev300 kit from them two years...

Well, I bought a Rev300 kit from them two years ago and the Rev400 upgrade this year. How much do I need to spend to get a response to "Do I really need to send the ECU in, or can I flash it myself...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
I don't recall there being a fuel rail in the REV...

I don't recall there being a fuel rail in the REV kits, and I did not have one installed, so I imagine it's the stock component. If there is a test port on the rail, I would think they would have...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
Stock transmission, but I did upgrade the clutch...

Stock transmission, but I did upgrade the clutch when I got the Rev300 a couple years ago.
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
I'm already feeling significant heat from my S.O....

I'm already feeling significant heat from my S.O. regarding my angry beehive in the back yard and a garden pond project that took all spring. Come get the car and go for a spin, but I don't dare pay...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
No, I haven't paid yet, but they have my car. I...

No, I haven't paid yet, but they have my car. I strongly suspect that unless I pay, I will not be driving the car away. I will let them know I'm displeased with the bill and that they took so much...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
I would have taken it to Soulspeed, but Collin...

I would have taken it to Soulspeed, but Collin said he wouldn't open up the engine. Moorespeed was the only other alternative I found in Austin, so that's where I went. As for shipping the car to...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
No, I'm afraid I did not get a quote, but I got...

No, I'm afraid I did not get a quote, but I got the impression that they wouldn't be able to do that. They say they've worked on Lotuses before, and I asked for a ball park estimate, but they didn't...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-05-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,167
Posted By Skwerl
Labor charge feels heavy

I wanted to run the attached invoice by you guys to see if you think $10,000 is a reasonable labor+supplies fee for the following:
1. Upgrade installed Rev300 kit to the Rev400 (intercooler)
2....
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-20-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Skwerl
Thank you, Herecomesbost. I looked on their web...

Thank you, Herecomesbost. I looked on their web site for that information, but didn't find it. I must have missed it.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-20-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Skwerl
They measured it at 7.6mm.

They measured it at 7.6mm.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-20-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Skwerl
It's the HDSS. I upgraded it not long after...

It's the HDSS. I upgraded it not long after putting in the Rev300.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-20-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Skwerl
Let me check with the shop and see if they can...

Let me check with the shop and see if they can get me a measurement. Thanks for the input, guys. I'll update when I get word.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-20-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Skwerl
HDSS Clutch- Gauging wear visually

Hi, guys. My Elise in the shop getting some upgrades, and I just got a call from a tech saying he though my clutch looked like it was about shot. These guys typically work on McLarens and Ferraris...
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-10-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Skwerl
Thanks, Lotus 90. Just wanted confirmation.

Thanks, Lotus 90. Just wanted confirmation.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-10-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Skwerl
Ferrea valve train installation labor required

Hi, gents. I just got a call from the shop that's installing this Ferrea valvetrain (https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f95/fs-ferrea-valvetrain-2zz-ge-434409/) in my engine. They're sending the head...
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