... not to mention the fact that the maps on the Lotus ECU will be different than those on the Toyota ECU - so a tuner would have to tune the Lotus ECU for FI. With only 3000 or so cars sold per year, that will be an unlikely scenario.meat said:From what I understand packaging a FI system is going to be a big issue. There just isn't room with the larger motor to put a blower or turbo.
Actually launched my S2 111s twice just to see what I could do. The first attempt ended with a lot clutch stench (and >7s - I'm a loser - I know). The second one was < 6s with limited wheel spin.meat said:I've never even tried to launch the Exige - it would probably smoke the clutch with the big, sticky rear tires and all the weight back there.
we don't need no stinking room [in the engine bay]ace3 said:That, and it would (by the looks of the Elise engine compartment) be nearly impossible to fit.