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Forum: Lotus Esprit   Today, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By MRDANGERUS
I don't think so Erik. Don't read between the...

I don't think so Erik.
Don't read between the lines! C'mon, 25-30 years ago, cloak and daggery was not so frequent/prevalent in automotive industry. Profits, avoiding bankruptcy and warranty cost...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By MRDANGERUS
IMHO, on S4s, with its high torque output, I...

IMHO,

on S4s, with its high torque output, I wouldn't use S4 cover or any clutch with less clamping force than the Lotus original Spec.

JAE here, Contact Us | JAE Parts...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-14-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,431
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Has bleeding SC "back side up" solved your...

Has bleeding SC "back side up" solved your problem?
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-11-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Thanks! That looks promising, but, they offer...

Thanks!
That looks promising, but, they offer only Elise covers.
Perhaps I should ask them a few questions.

https://www.specclutches.com/specclutch.asp?title=lotus&b=207&su=&m=58&o=0&y=0
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-10-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By MRDANGERUS
S4s bolt spacing is different from S4 and SE....

S4s bolt spacing is different from S4 and SE. I've been told that S4s has the same pattern as S300. Later on, for V8s double plate clutch was implemented.


Parts catalog shows A082Q6032F for S4,...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-09-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,660
Posted By MRDANGERUS
FYI Update: no issues w/my aluminum tanks, happy,...

FYI Update: no issues w/my aluminum tanks, happy, happy, happy!

Also, I don't use ethanol gas...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-09-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By MRDANGERUS
S4s Clutch Cover PN#?

Does anyone have x-ref number for old Valeo clutch cover PN# 235CP8300 ?
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-07-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,889
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Both took a set, but left (driver sd) took more.

Both took a set, but left (driver sd) took more.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-07-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,889
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Here is a pic of mine (1988 car). Right, left and...

Here is a pic of mine (1988 car). Right, left and new.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-06-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,889
Posted By MRDANGERUS
LOTAC 05406 ...

LOTAC 05406

http://www.lotusespritworld.co.uk/EGuides/EModifications/Lotus_Suspension.html

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Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-05-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,889
Posted By MRDANGERUS
You need to make 4" OD adapter/perch to...

You need to make 4" OD adapter/perch to accommodate the larger spring.
That's what I'm going to do.
3 examples below.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-04-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,889
Posted By MRDANGERUS
As long as you keep OE 3" dia springs, you don't...

As long as you keep OE 3" dia springs, you don't even need this conical top piece.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-04-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,889
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Here is a neat gadget adding adjustable perches...

Here is a neat gadget adding adjustable perches to Bilsteins (and other) shocks making your springs fully adjustable.
$44/ea on ebay
Just search for : >> Coil Over Kit 5 Sleeve 2 Body for...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-02-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Where to get Castrol 15172A ?

I have been looking for Castrol #15172A brake fluid in a white bottle with red/green/yellow label on ebay and Amazon.
Some vendors are showing white bottle in their ads, but most of them are wrong;...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   07-01-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,039
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Raid steering wheel in my S4s

For a long time I have been wondering why my fine British super-car was outfitted with an ugly GM Pontiac steering wheel.
To add injury to insult, "OEM" wheel was not color coordinated with the...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-30-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,035
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Turbo HC review ...

Turbo HC review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dYbYBP1ToU
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-30-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,035
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Clip with Jay Leno and Claudius ...

Clip with Jay Leno and Claudius

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlMI9m-sn7I
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-30-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By MRDANGERUS
I have Sumitomos on both of my cars. They exhibit...

I have Sumitomos on both of my cars. They exhibit a nice ride, good even wear and are very grippy.
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-29-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MRDANGERUS
How much lighter is the V8 cover?

How much lighter is the V8 cover?
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-28-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,173
Posted By MRDANGERUS
89 cars and all previous MY have one centrally...

89 cars and all previous MY have one centrally located oil cooler.
On my 88 Car, I mocked up two smaller coolers in space available in front of the frt wheels. This location gives a better cold...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-27-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,431
Posted By MRDANGERUS
Thank you Atwell. Good article on Castrol...

Thank you Atwell.

Good article on Castrol brake fluid: Brake Fluid Tech ? Moss Motoring (http://www.mossmotoring.com/brake-fluid-tech/)

I'm affraid I buggered up my clutch circuit by using a...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-26-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,431
Posted By MRDANGERUS
My fluid was black, which is indicative of rubber...

My fluid was black, which is indicative of rubber parts dissolution. My master and slave cylinders were original Girling parts.
Original set worked for ~25,000 miles (13 years) and was rebuilt in...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-25-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,173
Posted By MRDANGERUS
WOW! Great design and clever packaging. ...

WOW! Great design and clever packaging.

Prime Lotus Porn site !
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-22-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By MRDANGERUS
ChargeCooler effectiveness test

Shocking results, look at this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpItPiieXho

Cheap vs expensive chargecooler shootout experiment
side by side testing with my super technical experiment of cheap...
Forum: Lotus Esprit   06-19-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,388
Posted By MRDANGERUS
This light arrangement seems to be attractive...

This light arrangement seems to be attractive from the point of aerodynamics/
Any thoughts?
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