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Forum: Lotus Esprit   09-11-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 329
Posted By 3carmonte
Unless your a vet, I don't think you can beat...

Unless your a vet, I don't think you can beat Grundy (Philadelphia Ins).
https://www.grundy.com/collector-cars/
Forum: Lotus Elise   08-12-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By 3carmonte
If your suspicions are correct, here is a source...

If your suspicions are correct, here is a source for the sensors.
https://www.lotuspartsonline.com/p/Lotus_2006_Elise/EXHAUST-OXYGEN-SENSOR/62882464/A117E6007F.html
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-07-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
  Howdy!!
Views: 195
Posted By 3carmonte
Wow! Were you trying to prove to yourself how...

Wow! Were you trying to prove to yourself how light it really is? >:)
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-31-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By 3carmonte
I'll second glb's take on this. An impact wrench...

I'll second glb's take on this. An impact wrench can apply torque in a way that brute breaker bar force cannot.
Forum: Lotus in the Media   07-25-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By 3carmonte
Restoration Garage: Season 3, Episode 7 - Full Circles

Just caught this clip as I tuned in on Motortrend TV this morning. I searched for it on Motortrend (viewable only through a subscription) and YouTube (pay per view starting at $1.99). Description:...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-18-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By 3carmonte
The Torx or Bristol screw with the "female" head...

The Torx or Bristol screw with the "female" head are known to me and I have the bits for. These "male" headed torx are new to me but they are still screws rather than nuts no? The Germans have...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-18-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By 3carmonte
Would one of these E-Torx sockets fit the flange screws on an Elige?

I always seem to be finding screws on this car that I can't wrench. Found these on Amazon. Anyone familiar with recommendations?...
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-11-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,045
Posted By 3carmonte
Voted. You're 31 now.

Voted. You're 31 now.
Forum: Safety   06-27-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,380
Posted By 3carmonte
Have you seen these? Search <flame retardant...

Have you seen these? Search <flame retardant clothing driving suits>
https://www.racingsafetywarehouse.com/category/Driving-Suits-SFI.html...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-26-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3carmonte
Exhaust of (my) dreams

This, for the MP45 SC https://www.2bular.co.uk/elise-sc-2zz-ge/elise-sc-2zz-ge-4-1-manifold
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   06-26-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By 3carmonte
In the spirit of: "How can I be overdrawn? I...

In the spirit of: "How can I be overdrawn? I still have checks!" Their website is still up and operating... :scratchhead:https://www.lotusgarage.com/
Forum: Midwest Region   06-26-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By 3carmonte
I hesitated to mention Lotus of Minneapolis...

I hesitated to mention Lotus of Minneapolis because a member trying to contact them got transferred somewhere else. I tried calling their number just now and they answer "Jaguar - Land Rover" but say...
Forum: Washing, Waxing & Detailing   06-25-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By 3carmonte
Yes. The power of God repels them. That is the...

Yes. The power of God repels them. That is the secret to Beadmaker, It may be made from Rosaries, I'm looking into that now...0:)
Forum: Washing, Waxing & Detailing   06-25-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By 3carmonte
Thumbs up New (to me) product discoveries

In the summer heat of Florida, it's difficult to wash, rinse and dry the car without leaving some trace streaking and/or spotting (hard water even softened and filtered) before it dries. I have tried...
Forum: Lotus Exige   06-25-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By 3carmonte
I have always enjoyed the soft water free rinse...

I have always enjoyed the soft water free rinse of rainfall after a car wash. Then Chamois off to avoid dust spots.
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-23-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,645
Posted By 3carmonte
Here is a similar symptom description: ...

Here is a similar symptom description:
https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f259/help-06-elise-cranks-won-t-start-115081/
Forum: Dealers/Aftermarket Suppliers Feedback   06-20-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,415
Posted By 3carmonte
Who 'ya gonna call?

Who 'ya gonna call?
Forum: Lotus in the Media   06-17-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By 3carmonte
1974 Movie "11 Harrowhouse"

I am watching the end of the film on the FX Movie channel. 1Hr. 20min's into the story, Character "Lady Balding" is ripping down a country road in her (my best attempt at identification) 1972 Lotus...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   06-16-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By 3carmonte
I had this symptom along with the left front...

I had this symptom along with the left front caliper hanging up intermittently. I cleaned thoroughly the piston and boot area's inboard and outboard on both left and right calipers then compressed...
Forum: Lotus Exige   06-13-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By 3carmonte
What's your application? For the price,...

What's your application? For the price, Monkeywrenchracing offers a "snap your neck" racing clutch/flywheel. Their street-clutches and seperate flywheels and less than that....
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-06-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By 3carmonte
Does this help?...

Does this help? https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f133/blaupunkt-acapulco-mp54-83032/
Or this? Blaupunkt Acapulco MP54 User Manual | 45 pages | Also for: Casablanca MP54...
Forum: Batteries, Brackets and Chargers   06-03-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By 3carmonte
Yes. The Group 35 is not one of the more common...

Yes. The Group 35 is not one of the more common "off the shelf" battery's for cars but that's the one. There are several exotic, lighter batteries members use but require a custom bracket to hold...
Forum: Batteries, Brackets and Chargers   06-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By 3carmonte
My Elise had an Exide battery in it when I bought...

My Elise had an Exide battery in it when I bought the car. I have since replaced it with an "Electro" from South Korea. I am not obsessed with the weight factor. I almost went with...
Forum: Other   06-02-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By 3carmonte
We dreamed of cars and our experiences in them...

We dreamed of cars and our experiences in them and with them. Millennial's dream of their next smartphone upgrade and the newest app's they can run on them. We went down to the drive-in on the...
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-12-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,681
Posted By 3carmonte
@Cnm2205 When I need an intake cam, this is the...

@Cnm2205
When I need an intake cam, this is the one I'll get.
https://www.boefab.com/collections/engine/products/2zz-boe-intake-cam-stock-grind
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