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Forum: Lotus Evora   10-13-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Jack
IMHO, Motul 300V 15-50 is the ticket for the V6...

IMHO, Motul 300V 15-50 is the ticket for the V6 unless you start you car in very cold conditions.

YMMV. ;)
Forum: InoKinetic   10-10-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Jack
Great news, Shinoo.....there's definitely a need...

Great news, Shinoo.....there's definitely a need for this service/product.

Any idea of cost?
Forum: Parts For Sale   10-07-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By Jack
white dash or black dash ECU?

white dash or black dash ECU?
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   10-07-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Jack
From the article: "Volvo’s current 2.0-litre...

From the article: "Volvo’s current 2.0-litre four-cylinder unit offers 303hp in its present guise, and Lotus has proven itself adept at dragging better performance from formerly humdrum engines."
Forum: Parts For Sale   10-04-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Jack
Kevin, Sorry if I missed this somewhere, but are...

Kevin, Sorry if I missed this somewhere, but are they black dash(CAN) or white dash(K-line) ECUs?
Forum: Lotus "Track" and Racing Cars   09-25-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Jack
Yeah, not bad for a 70+ year old. :D Very...

Yeah, not bad for a 70+ year old. :D

Very observant on the map....didn't get around to downloading a new map onto the camera for the Fittipaldi "G"....first time we've run that version of the...
Forum: Lotus "Track" and Racing Cars   09-25-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Jack
Race Weekend at Spring Mountain Motorsport Ranch

Gave the 2-Eleven a chance to "stretch" her legs -- still a toasty 94*F in mid-September ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54coR70XZ7I

The Grid.....
Forum: Track and Technique   09-22-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By Jack
Kev, Enjoy and BTW, your welcome. :D ...

Kev,

Enjoy and BTW, your welcome. :D

Don't forget to show everyone the sequential it came with.... ;)
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   08-21-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By Jack
Those wheels should be hub-centric, no need for...

Those wheels should be hub-centric, no need for "rings" ....see Kfennell's post.

Get the wheel/tire assembly "road-force" balanced.
Forum: Parts Wanted   08-21-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Jack
kfennell -- Kev, call me, I may have a lead on a...

kfennell -- Kev, call me, I may have a lead on a sequential for you.
Forum: Lotus Elise   08-12-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,066
Posted By Jack
Factory IAT/Timing retard with a stock...

Factory IAT/Timing retard with a stock calibration actually begins @86*F IAT, believe it or not, and increases to a max of 6 degrees @ 158* F IAT for engine protection. The factory had to deal with...
Forum: Lotus Evora   08-03-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Jack
Yes, anyone who buys it will need to buy a race...

Yes, anyone who buys it will need to buy a race team too. :D

Anybody willing to guess what an engine refresh costs for the Cosworth GLA? :UK:
Forum: Lotus "Track" and Racing Cars   07-26-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jack
If I were Fernando, I would improve the...

If I were Fernando, I would improve the efficiency of my cooling system as much as possible.

IMO, 209*F on track is less than desirable and will affect power, as well as long-term reliability.
...
Forum: Lotus "Track" and Racing Cars   07-25-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jack
How do the fans help you when running on track? ...

How do the fans help you when running on track?

It's my understanding that the ECU prevents the fans from working above a certain speed (IIRC, that speed was 80mph), no?
Forum: Lotus Exige   07-23-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Jack
Thanks Eldon.... but for me, plural of Lotus will...

Thanks Eldon.... but for me, plural of Lotus will remain Loti, pronounced /'low,tie/ . >:)
Forum: Lotus Exige   07-22-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Jack
^^^^ I agree. GT3 road cars are no match for...

^^^^ I agree. GT3 road cars are no match for either of my Loti in terms of lap times.

GT3 Cup race car driven by a good driver will smoke the Loti -- even the Evora GT4 full on dedicated race...
Forum: Lotus "Track" and Racing Cars   07-20-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By Jack
Some more aero for the V6....

Decided to make a few minor additions in the aero department....more aero with no drag??? ;)

Barge boards and rear canards.....
Forum: Lotus Exige   07-19-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Jack
Fantastic, great to hear! Of course, I must...

Fantastic, great to hear!

Of course, I must add...GT3's whether the new RS or Cups have never been an issue relating to lap times when compared to my V6 Exige or even the 2-11, but that, IMHO, was...
Forum: Electrical   07-19-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,226
Posted By Jack
Ron-323.... Not trying to be a wise acre, but I...

Ron-323.... Not trying to be a wise acre, but I have a much simpler solution to deal with your heat build-up due to lengthy wait-times when on grid....turn off the car. I have no fans on my 2-11...
Forum: Lotus Exige   07-18-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Jack
Nice write-up Sean. Glad you are enjoying...

Nice write-up Sean.

Glad you are enjoying the V6 again.

Allen @VSA does great work and keeps my baby on track. :grin2:
Forum: Lotus Evora   07-10-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,801
Views: 481,170
Posted By Jack
You can't the easy way. Of course, you...

You can't the easy way.

Of course, you could try to do some weight re-distribution....maybe you want to add some weight back or hack up the interior to reduce wight at one corner or another .......
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-10-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By Jack
Great dash .... fits fine. ;)

Great dash .... fits fine. ;)
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-04-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Jack
With Hawk front pads, you have to grind the...

With Hawk front pads, you have to grind the "nubs" flush with pad backing plate....been doing it for the last 10+ years. :D
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   06-21-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jack
Gruppy, for sure, no comparison at all between a...

Gruppy, for sure, no comparison at all between a street car and a Radical or its ilk.

Wolf Thunder has a list of ~$100K.
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   06-20-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jack
GT4= Hairdresser's car. >:) . :grin2: ...

GT4= Hairdresser's car. >:) . :grin2:

Radical FTW......only $125K loaded for the 1500 today ..... who needs a street car. :no:

Back in 2012, only $100K ..... much better lap times than any...
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