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Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   01-18-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,488
Posted By fitfan
take good care of the 570s until you sell it to...

take good care of the 570s until you sell it to me :)

congrats - its epic!
Forum: Lotus Exige   03-16-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,034
Posted By fitfan
it completely does not work that way "how shinoo...

it completely does not work that way "how shinoo did it" is not a correct statement. there are people (including yourself) that can purchase a kit car and under the kit car regulations (and...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   06-09-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,879
Posted By fitfan
http://www.shock-shop.com/Critical_Damping/Taking%...

http://www.shock-shop.com/Critical_Damping/Taking%20CDA%20Measurements.pdf
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   06-07-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,810
Posted By fitfan
a stock Elise will easily do a 1/4 mile in under...

a stock Elise will easily do a 1/4 mile in under 8 seconds. ....you just need to get a good exit on the front straight and carry a lot of momentum into turn 1

:)
Forum: Lotus Cars For Sale   06-03-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,532
Posted By fitfan
agree about the "not a stock" car, and the "track...

agree about the "not a stock" car, and the "track tuned and used car" will generally be a better driving car. I've spent a lot of time and money sorting my car out - its handles far far better than...
Forum: Other   05-29-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,258
Posted By fitfan
head over to TOF to check the forum follies...

head over to TOF to check the forum follies thread now......
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-27-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By fitfan
its all conjecture... consider history. old...

its all conjecture... consider history. old elans, tigers, panteras, esprits. there are long lists of "preferred updates" to many cars. typically people would have an eyes towards, "it looks like...
Forum: Suspension (including wheels, tires, brakes)   05-13-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By fitfan
that technology doesn't exist - the math would be...

that technology doesn't exist - the math would be complex because every car has the driver mass in a slightly different geometry and ratio to every other car.

id go somewhere else, for one, if...
Forum: Lotus in the Media   04-14-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,282
Posted By fitfan
my thoughts exactly, useless verbiage... not sure...

my thoughts exactly, useless verbiage... not sure what the point was of it. most of the comments make no sense.

some nice pics though, i like the Alfa, and i like my Elise.
Forum: Lotus Elise   04-13-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,856
Posted By fitfan
ditto - and never thought of it that way?!

ditto - and never thought of it that way?!
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   03-28-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,598
Posted By fitfan
plenty of stratos replica kits out there - no...

plenty of stratos replica kits out there - no reason to make one using the elise chassis. i do not think the stratos 'market' has any desire to build on a production car chassis. similar to the...
Forum: Lotus Evora   03-28-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By fitfan
if you haven't been tracking and or racing a car,...

if you haven't been tracking and or racing a car, i don't think you really need to worry about practicing left foot braking. its fairly far down the list of things to learn. i left foot brake in...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   03-25-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,699
Posted By fitfan
thanks too -i love syd meads stuff been a very...

thanks too -i love syd meads stuff been a very long time fan.
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   03-22-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,699
Posted By fitfan
it is engineered marketing... they have a price...

it is engineered marketing... they have a price point in mind, an image to create. and they gizmo up the car to that. tesla flip flopped its product plan once the S started selling like hot cakes...
Forum: Other Cars and Comparisons   03-22-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,699
Posted By fitfan
stop making fun of syd mead or we can't be...

stop making fun of syd mead or we can't be friends anymore!
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   03-12-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,075
Posted By fitfan
after a weekend at Buttonwillow

after a weekend at Buttonwillow
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   03-08-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By fitfan
i was one of the ones on "the list" for the car...

i was one of the ones on "the list" for the car back when it was rumored to be coming into the USA. (2006?) i used to, maybe still do - have the media kit.

the business never penciled out for...
Forum: Misc For Sale   02-20-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 829
Posted By fitfan
Motorcycle racing Joe Rocket leathers for sale

Leather Racing Suit and Gloves -Joe Rocket, size 44 (http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/mpo/5456944370.html)

in san diego - if interested, let me know! great suit, great price, just a little too...
Forum: Lotus Elise   02-15-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By fitfan
i installed on for a buddy, deff. and to go both...

i installed on for a buddy, deff. and to go both ways - through wheel well and engine bay - but really not that difficult, 15 mins of fidgeting... the hardest part was getting the mount bolts to line...
Forum: Electrical   02-05-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,573
Posted By fitfan
...wow.... i think thats a record?

...wow.... i think thats a record?
Forum: Lotus Esprit   02-05-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,173
Posted By fitfan
nice bikes too :) thanks for sharing. i LOVE the...

nice bikes too :) thanks for sharing. i LOVE the color.

(cyfac rider here)
Forum: Lotus Evora   01-31-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 43,844
Posted By fitfan
His pantera comes to visit from time to time.......

His pantera comes to visit from time to time.... not mine. when its not here the 3rd formula car goes there.

the Zink is the orange thing behind the swift - swift rear upright is kinda covering it...
Forum: Lotus Evora   01-31-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 43,844
Posted By fitfan
its getting a bit full...

its getting a bit full...
Forum: Other Lotus Models   01-29-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,158
Posted By fitfan
jay ivy's oil is used in all sorts of twinks and...

jay ivy's oil is used in all sorts of twinks and bd's lents and so on. i believe, but no sure - it very similar to joe gibbs. id just call jay and ask - based on the build, time, and state of your...
Forum: Lotus Evora   01-20-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,006
Posted By fitfan
...and make check the fuse in the charger whip,...

...and make check the fuse in the charger whip, ducati died because the fuse blew? and charger wasn't charging. silly me for not looking at the blink light on the little maintainer.

they go on...
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