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Haven't been able to find a correct original locking gas cap, new or used, for an 1986-1987 turbo esprit hci. They are smaller than the earlier cars. See enclosed photo. Thanks in advance for any leads. Michael Duncan, [email protected] 20200322_170742.jpg
 

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My 87 had the small caps too - Lotus used small caps on the 87 cars - likely due to the last year body style.
SJS in UK carries the unpainted larger gas caps for $71.88 - search for SJ076L0001. Unfortunately, not aware of a source of smaller caps.


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Have to say I think the larger cap looks better, assuming the '87 has the same size depression. Retrofit?
 

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Any idea if the guts of the caps are the same? The outer bit looks like it could be molded from an existing cap.
 

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Here's my 2018 Facebook Esprit group posting that talks about the 'guts' of the cap.They are different:
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In my picture above, the 84 cap seemed to fit my 87 just fine; I don't recall 100% that we locked it down, but from the picture it certainly seemed to fit. Esthetically, the larger cap looks better. But useability is better for the small cap as I can get my fingers around it more easily (smaller).
 
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