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by TAR
Tue Jun 08, 2021 20:34
Forum: General
Topic: Peter James Insurance price hike
Replies: 41
Views: 3354

Re: Peter James Insurance price hike

There is a new ruling coming into force which effectively prevents insurers offering special deals to new customers which aren't available to existing people. This means that generally renewal prices will go up as there is little point in shopping around for a better deal. Only time will tell if it ...
by TAR
Fri May 14, 2021 21:26
Forum: General
Topic: 1987 Lotus Excel project :D
Replies: 71
Views: 2533

Re: 1987 Lotus Excel project :D

Steve and his son at SJ Sportscars will normally not send anything out until everything is in stock. The website doesn't show stock levels and often you can place an order for stuff they don't have. I imagine that as you chased him, he sent what he had.
:)
by TAR
Thu May 13, 2021 20:29
Forum: For Sale
Topic: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes
Replies: 37
Views: 1414

Re: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes

Mine arrived today. Excellent service, many thanks Richard. :)
by TAR
Tue May 11, 2021 19:43
Forum: For Sale
Topic: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes
Replies: 37
Views: 1414

Re: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes

Thank you Richard! :)
by TAR
Sun May 09, 2021 19:31
Forum: Servicing, Belts, Fuels and Oils
Topic: Help with Ball joints and inner tie rods
Replies: 15
Views: 481

Re: Help with Ball joints and inner tie rods

It's highly likely that all the bushes are the same age so I would just replace all of them, you'll have peace of mind knowing you don't need to worry again. :)
by TAR
Sat May 08, 2021 20:34
Forum: For Sale
Topic: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes
Replies: 37
Views: 1414

Re: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes

Email sent, thanks Richard. :)
by TAR
Fri May 07, 2021 19:58
Forum: For Sale
Topic: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes
Replies: 37
Views: 1414

Re: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes

I won't be at Castle Combe so need postage.
Let me know how much and your bank details or Paypal account. Thanks. :)
by TAR
Thu May 06, 2021 19:55
Forum: For Sale
Topic: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes
Replies: 37
Views: 1414

Re: New Club stock front lower link inner bushes

I'd like a pair of these if I'm able.

Thanks :)
by TAR
Wed Apr 07, 2021 21:02
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Pictures of my Excel
Replies: 13
Views: 1689

Re: Pictures of my Excel

Good looking car. The interior looks really well kept. I bet it's a nice place to be. :)
by TAR
Mon Mar 22, 2021 21:06
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Door Check Strap - early Excel
Replies: 28
Views: 1810

Re: Door Check Strap - early Excel

Qwertyco, I sent you a PM about where you obtained the catches. I need a couple for my Elite restoration. :)
by TAR
Wed Mar 10, 2021 20:28
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Clunk no click
Replies: 7
Views: 616

Re: Clunk no click

I'd be very suspicious of cheap stock from China. I would want correctly type approved fixings.

Hope you find something suitable. :)
by TAR
Sun Jan 10, 2021 18:38
Forum: General
Topic: excel A 227 GFA
Replies: 6
Views: 762

Re: excel A 227 GFA

There is value in the book. I've seen other Lotus ones for sale for £100. I'm not sure if these are obsolete now. :)
by TAR
Thu Oct 01, 2020 21:28
Forum: General
Topic: Save This Elite !
Replies: 9
Views: 1090

Re: Save This Elite !

Looks like a fantastic project. I wish I had the space but with an Esprit and an Elite awaiting serious attention, it's not going to happen. :)
by TAR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 21:25
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: long trip happy engine report
Replies: 11
Views: 1733

Re: long trip happy engine report

Lotus-e-Clan wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 19:48
I was well-laden with luggage including 13 bottles of wine and the wife (which weighs loads!).
Lol, did you read that back before you posted it? :D
by TAR
Tue Jun 30, 2020 22:11
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Blue
Replies: 9
Views: 1390

Re: Blue

Sounds like they have messed up then. I hope they'll sort it swiftly for you. :)