Did the rear brackets come loose, or are those what's stuck? You know, the bracket the screw holds tight, that just flops around once you loosen the screw.
Not really sure what you problem could be, I've only removed my hardtop once and had no problems. Maybe try loosening the screws more, be sure they're fully disengaged (they're captive, so won't come out though).
I am approaching the 100k mark and wanted to ask about maintenance suggestions. I have had the car about a year and have put 15k trouble free miles on it.
Done in the last 10k miles:
Replace leaking coolant hose
Check all suspension fasteners for tightness...
Has anyone installed the Larini Group N with ActiValve on their Elise S2 Toyota? If so, what is your opinion/experience with this exhaust? I like the idea of giving the car more exhaust roar when I want, but being able to quiet it down when the wife and I take a longer trip. 😁
So I am new to the forum, and new to the world of Lotus. I just purchased a 2005 Lotus Elise the was destroyed in a garage fire. My original thought was to try to strip the frame and cage the vehicle and start rebuilding using used Toyota parts. Upon picking the car up, I no longer think...
I'm using my battery tender now sporadically (because my car is stored outdoors and I can't leave the hood unlatched 24x7 while I'm away). I'm seeing some interesting results from the tender and I'm not sure how to interpret it. I'm using a Duracell battery maintainer (SLC10002) and when I...