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Forum: A/C, Heating and Ventilation   07-14-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,847
Posted By rcuser
I PM'ed someone on here who had it by the fuse...

I PM'ed someone on here who had it by the fuse box in the hot temps of AZ with no issues. I wanted some cooling effect so placed it behind the passenger side front oil cooler in the wheel well. the...
Forum: Lotus Elise   08-14-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By rcuser
most likely water from ac which is normal. look...

most likely water from ac which is normal. look for black plastic hose exiting on the passenger side by the suspension arm.

As for knocking/loose sound. I would remove both front tires and...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   08-08-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,792
Posted By rcuser
^^Yea I tend to agree with you. Although, any of...

^^Yea I tend to agree with you. Although, any of those 3 would be nice to have
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-30-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,672
Posted By rcuser
I believe only a Lotus dealer can do it, but...

I believe only a Lotus dealer can do it, but someone can correct me if i'm wrong


to the OP, congrats, and that ecu dump is anything but at "dump". Looks like a clean babied car.
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   07-30-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,708
Posted By rcuser
i use image shack or irfranview I like...

i use image shack or irfranview


I like the new boxsters. Yes the elise is still better looking. Boxster is just a different type of car - more all around for the masses
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-15-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By rcuser
cool, have fun!

cool, have fun!
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-14-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By rcuser
congrats on the elise, it looks ready to hit the...

congrats on the elise, it looks ready to hit the track with the harness and toe link brace
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-14-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By rcuser
I wouldn't let mileage or price difference be too...

I wouldn't let mileage or price difference be too much of a factor in your case. I'd try to look at both in person if possible. I doubt both will be in the same exact condition first hand. Are both...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-14-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,053
Posted By rcuser
true in the OP's case, oil pressure gauge...

true in the OP's case, oil pressure gauge wouldn't have helped



replace the fittings plus put in a gauge is what I would do then for peace of mind
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   07-13-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By rcuser
In that case, paint it by a reputable shop and be...

In that case, paint it by a reputable shop and be happy:D Hypothetically, if my elise was pink, No matter what mods i had on it, I still wouldn't be happy. I would eventually repaint it and enjoy it....
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-13-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,053
Posted By rcuser
By installing this, if I see the warning light...

By installing this, if I see the warning light and shut the engine off right away, then does it save the engine from oil starvation? Does it have an audible alarm too? If yes, then could put a gauge...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   07-13-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,792
Posted By rcuser
lol $12.50. automatic s4 since they had a...

lol $12.50. automatic s4 since they had a preowned one right there. My intention was to drive the c63. S4 just happened to be there. found out that earlier c63's up to mid 2010, i think had headbolt...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   07-12-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By rcuser
just re-read your original post and realized that...

just re-read your original post and realized that the listed colors were already in order of your preference. I agree with others, that storm titanium is a great color. But of course you know what...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   07-12-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By rcuser
what color were you originally looking for?...

what color were you originally looking for? chrome orange?
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   07-12-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,792
Posted By rcuser
^^^Oh I'm happy with the elise. Was considering...

^^^Oh I'm happy with the elise. Was considering trading the elise + money to get the c63 if the experience was out of this world, for me. So I was just testing the waters. My true daily that I drive...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   07-11-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,792
Posted By rcuser
For a true DD, very little. Both the S4 and C63...

For a true DD, very little. Both the S4 and C63 would be great for DD every day. Of course gas for the C63 is $$ at 14mpg i think. S4, imho, is better of the 2 for a daily.

I use the elise as a...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-10-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By rcuser
Having a stock 06 sti and lotus, the lotus is...

Having a stock 06 sti and lotus, the lotus is more engaging. The lotus steering of course has more feedback and weight. It is also a smaller diameter steering wheel. The suspension is even a little...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   07-10-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,792
Posted By rcuser
Don't get me wrong, the merc was very quick....

Don't get me wrong, the merc was very quick. It'll get you into triple digits easily. I was just comparing butt dyno feel. So with city driving and the occasional WOT, both would feel similar. I...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   07-09-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,792
Posted By rcuser
just drove a c63 amg and s4

Both were preowned under 18k miles. I don't like to punish brand new vehicles off the showroom floor. Waited for both to get to temp before opening them up. I was testing the waters for a daily...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-08-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,053
Posted By rcuser
good to be able to do things yourself, save so...

good to be able to do things yourself, save so much $$ with these cars DIY. glad to hear you got things running again. I assume the engine was unscathed
Forum: Official Recalls   07-07-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 160,914
Posted By rcuser
yup, I was trying to convey that under #3 above....

yup, I was trying to convey that under #3 above. eliminate all the oil coolers and hoses all together
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,870
Posted By rcuser
no tracking, just normal driving. There could...

no tracking, just normal driving. There could have been corrosion before the holes were drilled. All I know is I have the 4 drain holes and the connectors on the resistor were kaput.
Forum: Official Recalls   07-07-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 160,914
Posted By rcuser
I'm the 3rd owner so not sure if a recall letter...

I'm the 3rd owner so not sure if a recall letter was ever sent out for mine. I'll have to contact Lotus to find out. My car hasn't failed, but I was curious just in case of it letting go in the...
Forum: Official Recalls   07-07-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 160,914
Posted By rcuser
Are the failures only being covered by Lotus...

Are the failures only being covered by Lotus under the normal manufacturer's warranty 3yr/36k miles? Or are failures being covered even outside of the normal warranty
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   07-07-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,652
Posted By rcuser
what's the purpose of the stop? what are the...

what's the purpose of the stop? what are the negative effects of not using and pushing the clutch all the way down
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