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Forum: Lotus Elise   11-17-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
I'll check back in when I get some more info......

I'll check back in when I get some more info... thanks for all the help!
Forum: Lotus Elise   11-17-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Thanks. I'm an iPhone user. I'll check these...

Thanks. I'm an iPhone user. I'll check these out once the domestic front settles down... daughter got rear-ended by a cement truck yesterday.. mri, ct, neurosurg...
Forum: Lotus Elise   11-16-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Obeisance Thank you so much for that! ...

Obeisance Thank you so much for that!

It's not dollars, it's a lack of confidence and expertise to figure it out, or even know what to do with the information/data collected. I'm also due to...
Forum: Lotus Elise   11-16-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
There's not really an idle problem as far as I...

There's not really an idle problem as far as I can tell, I just mentioned that rare idle 'stumble' as the only 'symptom' that I could think of. I'm not even sure if it wasn't already there before...
Forum: Lotus Elise   11-15-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
I also saw the suggestion of the more advanced...

I also saw the suggestion of the more advanced diagnostics information that can be obtained using a better OBD dongle with the appropriate app... sounds kinda groovy, but I might just opt for a pro...
Forum: Lotus Elise   11-15-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
p0171 persists

Last month, after having the front clam and L rocker panel replaced on my 2005 Fed Elise, my Engine light threw a p0171 on my OBD-II. Only other thing noticed is an occasional 'stutter' at idle; it...
Forum: Parts For Sale   10-03-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Hi, Do you still have the microMirror? ...

Hi,

Do you still have the microMirror?

Doug
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   08-31-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,034
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Yep, I meant 'foot well', thanks for pointing...

Yep, I meant 'foot well', thanks for pointing that out, I corrected it above.

I think I'll try the lube you mentioned this time, and maybe a little more generously, too, and see if that does...
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   08-31-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,034
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Your squirrels must have left your car to nest in...

Your squirrels must have left your car to nest in mine!

I'm hearing something between a rattle and a squeak that seems to also be transmitted through the steering column. It's mostly noted at...
Forum: Southeast Region   08-30-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,753
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Kind of a late response, but I will echo the...

Kind of a late response, but I will echo the feedback for Motorcars of Georgia.

Normally, I wouldn't want to recommend a dealership for service work because they tend to price gouge and lack...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-17-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,379
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
So, I just went under the seat with the...

So, I just went under the seat with the telescoping magnet, and found a few goodies, although none were metal...

1. Mascara pen (daughter's)
2. Dinner napkin (cockpit picnic, no doubt)
3. Old...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-17-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,379
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
What about a flexible telescoping magnet to get...

What about a flexible telescoping magnet to get that cell phone out? I think you can find 'em at any auto parts place...

It reminds me, my daughter dropped something down there (I hope it's...
Forum: Check Engine Codes   04-04-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,294
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
BUMP!!:confused: MIL light came on in the...

BUMP!!:confused:

MIL light came on in the rain, too, but haven't yet found an OBD scanner to check the code...
Forum: A/C, Heating and Ventilation   05-09-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 76,198
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Just checked the result of the 'Heat Soak' mods,...

Just checked the result of the 'Heat Soak' mods, #s 1,2, and 3 on my '05, and I can happily say there's an obvious improvement in temperature :D, i.e., no apparent change after engine warm-up like...
Forum: A/C, Heating and Ventilation   05-07-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 76,198
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Thank you, Michael, that makes perfect sense. I...

Thank you, Michael, that makes perfect sense. I don't have to 'wrap' anything with the insulation, there's enough stiffness in the stuff for it to actually be the block itself. I will do that after...
Forum: A/C, Heating and Ventilation   05-06-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 76,198
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
missing spline block

Ditto, to this :( I think the body shop must have removed it when they had removed the front clam a number of years ago; no wonder my 'air' is so hot!

I suppose the entire huge gap left by the...
Forum: Lighting   05-03-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,635
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Ha-ha!! No...I'll have to reserve that for...

Ha-ha!! No...I'll have to reserve that for when/if I ever own TWO Lotuses...:coolnana:
Forum: Lighting   05-03-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,635
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
I was having the same problem, and never realized...

I was having the same problem, and never realized that the right steering column button has dual functionality: I knew it only as the 'trip reset button'...

It does, indeed, double as the...
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   02-02-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
I'm sorry, but I don't know 'Dave'. Is he on the...

I'm sorry, but I don't know 'Dave'. Is he on the Forum?
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   02-02-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Funny, when I asked the local dealer parts guy...

Funny, when I asked the local dealer parts guy (Lotus of Atlanta), he didn't even suggest this.

Thanks!
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   02-02-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Broken convertible latch pin tips

The plastic tips which fit into the latch when installing the soft top have worn and broken off:(.

What used to take 20 seconds, now takes around 5 minutes to get the top to fit in...
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   08-21-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
I don't know this for sure, but I don't think my...

I don't know this for sure, but I don't think my Sector 111 'Lidbone' would be compatible with the 'Aerocatch', so I'll probably 'stick' with stock, that is, if I can actually get it to 'stick'! :D...
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   08-20-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
Trunk lock mechanism FELL OFF!

I made the mistake of giving the trunk (boot) lid a little extra shove while it was stuffed full, and the lock mechanism came loose from the underside of the lid. It could be that the aftermarket...
Forum: Maintenance and Repairs.   07-03-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,887
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
speedo at actual 0 mph 'fix'

As an update to this thread for those with the 0 mph speedo error:

After a charger hooked to my '05's battery had short-circuited, my speedo was reading 15 mph, and my tach was reading 1000 rpm...
Forum: Southeast Region   05-12-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,033
Posted By AtlantaLotusLove
PVM is now WestRaceCars.com

FYI, I just got my answer to my question; PVM is now West Race Cars, and they still take non-race, and track day prep work, in addition to race-prep, upgrades, etc. Eric wrote me right back to tell...
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