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Forum: Lotus Exige   07-15-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By Mad MaTTer
These cars are very raw, a great thing in my...

These cars are very raw, a great thing in my opinion, but you will not get near the comfort of a Porsche or any of your M cars and will live with a harsher ride, greater road noise and random rattles...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   07-12-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Mad MaTTer
This is an old but good article I found from an...

This is an old but good article I found from an engineering perspective comparing a stock Exige vs a race prepped Exige.

...
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-26-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By Mad MaTTer
If you're going back to stock you can just have...

If you're going back to stock you can just have your ECU reflashed at the dealer once the car is back to stock. Alternately you can swap ECUs with whoever buys your kit.
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-13-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,090
Posted By Mad MaTTer
This is first I've heard of fitment issues with...

This is first I've heard of fitment issues with aftermarket cams. Anyone have any further insight on this or point me to relevant thread..
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-12-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By Mad MaTTer
It bolts straight to the airbox where it says...

It bolts straight to the airbox where it says "see 17.06" ( the lower one is the (MAF)
Forum: Audio, Video, GPS, Radar Detectors & Other Accessories   06-07-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,221
Posted By Mad MaTTer
see post #35

see post #35
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-29-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,767
Posted By Mad MaTTer
I used black silicone (RTV) for when they crack...

I used black silicone (RTV) for when they crack again it wouldnt be so hard to remove and less of a chance to pull paint when replacing again in the future.

I lightly sanded the contact area on...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-21-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By Mad MaTTer
Next to your headunit, towards the drivers side...

Next to your headunit, towards the drivers side you should find just enough space.
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-21-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By Mad MaTTer
I installed one on a friends Jeep and it stated...

I installed one on a friends Jeep and it stated it needed a 15 amp fuse from headunit, if not then to run power from the battery.
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-20-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By Mad MaTTer
Good to hear the alpine amp fit back there. I...

Good to hear the alpine amp fit back there. I convinced a friend to get one so I could install it on his car so I can hear it just cause I wanted to throw one on the Lotus with an Alpine CDE-HD149BT...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-20-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By Mad MaTTer
After owning my Lotus 10 years I finally decided...

After owning my Lotus 10 years I finally decided to upgrade the sound system. I'm gonna build something really close to whats on my Jeep which shares terrible acoustics like the Lotus and even has...
Forum: Parts For Sale   05-02-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,167
Posted By Mad MaTTer
I'd be interested . Always regretted not picking...

I'd be interested . Always regretted not picking up a a set in the past 10 yrs.
Forum: A/C, Heating and Ventilation   04-23-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mad MaTTer
First thing i'd check would be the fuse.

First thing i'd check would be the fuse.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-18-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By Mad MaTTer
The rear was covered in back of the wheelwell up...

The rear was covered in back of the wheelwell up to the plastic "vents". I just finished pulling my off this week so cant provide a picture.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-17-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Mad MaTTer
I was able to remove hard water stains like that...

I was able to remove hard water stains like that on an anodized aluminum shower frame with vinegar and baking soda.
I soaked a towel in vinegar, left it sit on the part for 30 minutes, then...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-15-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By Mad MaTTer
Nice! If only I wasn't getting a house soon.. GLWS

Nice! If only I wasn't getting a house soon.. GLWS
Forum: Parts For Sale   03-01-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,639
Posted By Mad MaTTer
In for matte carbon

In for matte carbon
Forum: Parts Wanted   11-09-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Mad MaTTer
That's actually on my things to do but has fallen...

That's actually on my things to do but has fallen down in priority. I already modeled one in Solidworks but have yet to to test fit and make a prototype. I planned on making one from aluminum, will...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   10-11-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Mad MaTTer
1. HP plus are decent for the occasional track...

1. HP plus are decent for the occasional track pads although I personally dont like the initial bite. Really depends on your experience level and brake expectations.

2. Regardless of track...
Forum: A/C, Heating and Ventilation   09-21-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,964
Posted By Mad MaTTer
I wasn't aware about that updated hose. I will...

I wasn't aware about that updated hose. I will pick that up next time I need to order parts.. thanks for the heads up.


I did however wrap that hose with foil back insulated wrap along with...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   09-19-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Mad MaTTer
Another option would be a fiberglass cover. Take...

Another option would be a fiberglass cover. Take that cardboard template, or foam block shaped to fit and put mold release and lay glass/resin on it. If you're not too familiar with it, this would a...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   09-07-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,554
Posted By Mad MaTTer
For a 12x1.5 bolt you need at least (1X)Dia. or...

For a 12x1.5 bolt you need at least (1X)Dia. or 12mm of thread engagement equating to 8 full turns. This is why some bolt lengths work both with and without the use of spacers.
So if you're using...
Forum: Lotus Evora   07-26-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,770
Posted By Mad MaTTer
I would check the fuse and cross your fingers.

I would check the fuse and cross your fingers.
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-24-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,272
Posted By Mad MaTTer
Anyone have a recommendation for the plastic...

Anyone have a recommendation for the plastic razor scraper or are they all pretty much the same?
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   07-13-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,855
Posted By Mad MaTTer
Been waiting 8 months for my carbon fiber parts...

Been waiting 8 months for my carbon fiber parts from GRP.
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