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Forum: Lotus Esprit   Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Seraph
I'm assuming the US is getting at least 5 of...

I'm assuming the US is getting at least 5 of them, since there are 5 Evija accredited partners in the US.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   Today, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 363
Posted By Seraph
130 will be produced (In conjunction with the...

130 will be produced (In conjunction with the Type 130 model number).
Forum: Lotus Esprit   Today, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Seraph
There is a plastic piece that bumps up against a...

There is a plastic piece that bumps up against a stop to prevent going into reverse. It can wear down along with the aluminum stop. I had to add a couple washers to raise my stop. Here is a video of...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   Today, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 363
Posted By Seraph
I was planning on getting two, but discovered...

I was planning on getting two, but discovered there isn't room for an overnight bag. I'm out.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-11-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,435
Posted By Seraph
wohlmeyer I remember my clutch fork being...

wohlmeyer

I remember my clutch fork being very floppy. More so than I expected, but I'm not a mechanic. I had to replace mine because the hardened steel clip that holds it to the ball joint (which...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-05-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,489
Posted By Seraph
I just put mine back on today. There are a couple...

I just put mine back on today. There are a couple of screws on the bottom of each corner closest to the steering wheel. Once those are removed, spread the bottom of the binnacle apart (it's...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-02-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By Seraph
My S4s came with a Caerbont (now known as...

My S4s came with a Caerbont (now known as Smith's) gauge. I replaced mine with a Smith's gauge that has a digital odometer. I finally got it working but don't follow their installation guide because...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-04-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Seraph
Optima batteries (and other gel glass mat...

Optima batteries (and other gel glass mat batteries) cannot handle a deep discharge and recover well. I had mine for about 2 years on my S4s 4cyl. and it the battery died about 5 times on me during...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   05-29-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By Seraph
Hi Mike Ramay Welcome to LotusTalk! I...

Hi Mike Ramay

Welcome to LotusTalk!

I suggest searching the Lotus Esprit section of the forum for "Speedometer" to get some good results.
I've got a speedometer with the same issue and...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   05-06-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
Esprit2 Thanks Tim for your sage advice. ...

Esprit2
Thanks Tim for your sage advice.

It seems that after the engine ran for about 60 seconds the timing belt moved back to the front and overhung by about 4mm. No new leaks at least.

I...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   05-02-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
@Twasak! wins. The washer didn't properly fit...

@Twasak! wins. The washer didn't properly fit over the lip of the crankshaft pulley gear. I installed a new washer and the belt appears to be tracking to its usual position (about 0.2cm of gear to...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-29-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By Seraph
Green has been a historically hard color to sell.

Green has been a historically hard color to sell.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-28-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By Seraph
Great! Feel like making a trip to Denver?

Great! Feel like making a trip to Denver?
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-25-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
ragingfool35 Jenna'sEspritTurbo I have...

ragingfool35
Jenna'sEspritTurbo
I have looked at the bearing from both sides and there doesn't appear to be any tapered edges to indicate the bearing requires a certain direction installing the...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-25-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
This might be part of my problem. The washer...

This might be part of my problem. The washer behind the crankshaft pulley does not sit flush on the crankshaft pulley gear. It is slightly too small. A new washer is ordered and on it's way. Now I...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-25-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
:CB:Good grief. I took a quick work break to pull...

:CB:Good grief. I took a quick work break to pull the tensioner off for pics. Then I'm trying to figure out where all of this red grease is coming from. Turns out I skinned a knuckle and didn't...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-25-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
Tensioner and bearing pics

Tensioner and bearing pics
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-25-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
Vulcan Grey - link works on Android, but not PC...

Vulcan Grey - link works on Android, but not PC it would seem. Here is the PC link https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f164/timing-pulleys-415673/

Jenna'sEspritTurbo - I don't know. I will have to...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-24-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Seraph
Timing belt alignment

I am replacing the timing belt and as I turn the crankshaft a few times, I noticed that the belt is tracking towards the firewall too much. Originally, the timing belt would move to the edge of the...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-24-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,397
Posted By Seraph
cmaser How was this information compiled in...

cmaser
How was this information compiled in order to know how valid this data is?
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-23-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By Seraph
Sport 350 Esprit (short quality video)

A nice quality 2 minute video with beauty shots of a 1999 Sport 350 V8 #015. Posted over 2 weeks ago and only 11 views. It's worth a look.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARzE42BnIns
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-19-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,397
Posted By Seraph
Calypso Red, CO, 3108

Calypso Red, CO, 3108
Forum: Lotus Esprit   04-18-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Seraph
I have the same one. It was made by Samco Sport;...

I have the same one. It was made by Samco Sport; however, I would suspect it would have to be removed to determine the size.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   03-13-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Seraph
I bought mine from JAE a few years ago.

I bought mine from JAE a few years ago.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   03-12-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Seraph
Mine broke, but I don't have any pictures. It...

Mine broke, but I don't have any pictures. It cost about $10 for the part replacement.
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