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Forum: Parts For Sale   07-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,071
Posted By oldmansan
We don't normally delete threads, we just close...

We don't normally delete threads, we just close them (in 3,2,1).

San
Forum: Lotus Cars For Sale   07-14-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,026
Posted By oldmansan
OP's last activity was a month ago. San

OP's last activity was a month ago.

San
Forum: Engine/Control System Malfunctions   07-13-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By oldmansan
4.55 lbs, but still awfully light. I've had mine...

4.55 lbs, but still awfully light. I've had mine for 4+ years now. Did you get the charger too?

Good to hear it was something simple.

San
Forum: Cars for sale (not Lotus)   07-07-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By oldmansan
Thanks for posting a proper ad. GLWS. San

Thanks for posting a proper ad. GLWS.

San
Forum: Parts Wanted   07-07-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By oldmansan
Provide some accurate specifications and I may be...

Provide some accurate specifications and I may be able to accomodate your need. I have some springs from a previous car (not a Lotus) just taking up space.

San
Forum: Track and Technique   07-07-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,785
Posted By oldmansan
Here's a fairly simple explanation of higher...

Here's a fairly simple explanation of higher grade bolts with respect to being brittle.

Are Grade 8 bolts more brittle than Grade 5? (8.8 vs 10.9 Metric) | Helping you work smarter not harder...
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-07-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By oldmansan
Thanks for posting a proper ad. GLWS. San

Thanks for posting a proper ad. GLWS.

San
Forum: Lotus Evora   07-05-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,865
Posted By oldmansan
The kids will get used to it quickly. I used to...

The kids will get used to it quickly. I used to live next to a train track. It was literally less than a hundred feet away. Once you hear a train going by numerous times, it's just a normal sound...
Forum: California Region   07-05-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By oldmansan
Postponed pending earthquakes? San

Postponed pending earthquakes?

San
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-05-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 16,801
Posted By oldmansan
I had some plastic rectangles with a hook that I...

I had some plastic rectangles with a hook that I believe were for a bag of socks. I saved them as I thought they would be useful. I cut them down to size to fit the height of the inset logo. I...
Forum: Lotus Evora   07-05-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,865
Posted By oldmansan
Move the kids to another room, buy them earplugs,...

Move the kids to another room, buy them earplugs, or soundproof the garage.

San
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-03-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By oldmansan
Either that brake dust is embedded in the wheel...

Either that brake dust is embedded in the wheel surfaces or you really aren't eager to sell those wheels. If it's just dust and dirt that will clean up, then clean them.

San
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-01-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 16,801
Posted By oldmansan
If the floor mats are a 'make or break' item with...

If the floor mats are a 'make or break' item with regards to the sale of a Lotus, it's a sad world that we live in. I won't even install mine unless it's a special occasion.

Any specifications as...
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-01-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 16,801
Posted By oldmansan
Got mine today all the way from the MidWest to...

Got mine today all the way from the MidWest to the West Coast.

San
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-01-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By oldmansan
Post some decent pics that show the condition of...

Post some decent pics that show the condition of the wheels up close. Your's are too far away and the quality is poor, effectively eliminating anyone that might be a buyer.

San
Forum: Parts For Sale   06-29-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 16,801
Posted By oldmansan
Did you perchance test one of the mats on your...

Did you perchance test one of the mats on your car (for hold spacing)?

I'm curious what the hole cutter looks like. Take a pic when you have a chance please.

Thanks for all you work.

San
Forum: Lotus Cars For Sale   06-29-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By oldmansan
Neither of you can send/receive PMs yet, as you...

Neither of you can send/receive PMs yet, as you don't have enough posts.

San
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-28-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By oldmansan
The OP probably already feels bad enough about...

The OP probably already feels bad enough about the damage. Perhaps you're not getting answers to questions you pose because members feel you're being condescending, or maybe just because they aren't...
Forum: Parts For Sale   06-27-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By oldmansan
Did you try a Miata forum? Your price is...

Did you try a Miata forum? Your price is reasonable. GLWS.

San
Forum: Lotus Elise   06-27-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By oldmansan
Regardless of who is to blame for the damage, the...

Regardless of who is to blame for the damage, the damage looks pretty bad. Kind of hard to tell in the pictures, but what little I can see looks fugly. I think to be safe, you should replace the hub...
Forum: Parts For Sale   06-27-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By oldmansan
Yeah, what he ^ said. San

Yeah, what he ^ said.

San
Forum: Parts For Sale   06-27-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 16,801
Posted By oldmansan
New pictures of the mat are on the original post...

New pictures of the mat are on the original post (first post in this thread).

San
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-27-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By oldmansan
The stock SC (MP45) doesn't add much power as it...

The stock SC (MP45) doesn't add much power as it heat soaks quickly (no intercooler) and is too small. Buying a N/A Elise and upgrading to an aftermarket supercharger (preferably with an intercooler)...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   06-27-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By oldmansan
I'm an IT guy as well, but again, the moderators...

I'm an IT guy as well, but again, the moderators don't do the site administration. We have some rights, but only with regards to users basically.

San
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   06-26-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By oldmansan
I'll bring it to their attention again, but...

I'll bring it to their attention again, but several members have made this same observation/complaint. Bear in mind the moderators here don't run the site administratively. To get the attention of...
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