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by carlp
Fri Oct 09, 2020 21:44
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Excel Owners Handbook
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Excel Owners Handbook

Hi,
Does anybody have an owners handbook suitable for my 1987 SE.. A complete handbook and folder would be even better!

Thanks
Carl
by carlp
Wed Feb 26, 2020 01:31
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Belgian Ypres Lotus Ascension day meet
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Belgian Ypres Lotus Ascension day meet

HI,
I just wondered if anybody else was going to the Ypres Lotus meet in May. We have just booked as it looks like fun and it's not too far to drive...

http://ypreslotusday.be

Carl
by carlp
Wed Jan 08, 2020 02:26
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Bicester Sunday Scramble
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: Bicester Sunday Scramble

Great to catch up with fellow Excel owners on Sunday, just a shame we were all parked in different areas... Loved the white and champagne colours..
It always good to be able to put names and faces to other forum members.

Carl
by carlp
Sat Jan 04, 2020 18:53
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Bicester Sunday Scramble
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Bicester Sunday Scramble

Just wondered if any other Excel owners were planning to go tomorrow 5th. January?

Carl
by carlp
Wed Dec 04, 2019 14:41
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Instrument Binnacle removal
Replies: 15
Views: 992

Re: Instrument Binnacle removal

Thanks for all the info, I need to remove the binnacle on my Excel as well so this sounds like fun. It's distorted along the top by the heater vents. Does anybody know a way to fix this or is it possible to find 'straight' replacements? The top of the binnacle is also very shiny which reflect into t...
by carlp
Tue Dec 03, 2019 23:48
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Herts / Essex / Cambs Monthly meeting
Replies: 9
Views: 906

Re: Herts / Essex / Cambs Monthly meeting

ChrisJ wrote:The monthly breakfast meeting is this Sunday 8/12 at Bretts Country Restaurant - Bretts Farm, White Roding, CM6 1RF

8:30 meet for 9am breakfast.

You are more than welcome to come along.
Thanks... :-)
by carlp
Tue Dec 03, 2019 19:14
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Herts / Essex / Cambs Monthly meeting
Replies: 9
Views: 906

Re: Herts / Essex / Cambs Monthly meeting

Hi,
I would be interested in any meets or shows in the West Cambridgeshire area ..

Thanks
Carl
by carlp
Mon Oct 28, 2019 19:40
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Headlight units
Replies: 3
Views: 385

Headlight units

Hi
I just noticed the chrome is peeling off my headlight unit reflectors so it would be a good idea to replace them. Does anybody know if the original units are still available (at a sensible price) or can recommend an alternative?

Thanks
Carl
by carlp
Mon Oct 28, 2019 13:56
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Purge Pump
Replies: 0
Views: 575

Purge Pump

HI,
Just wondered if anybody was selling a purge pump they no longer need perhaps because they are using a different airbox? Mine is too knackered to rebuild!
Thanks
Carl
by carlp
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:05
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: 2020 International gathering
Replies: 14
Views: 948

Re: 2020 International gathering

Sounds like fun to me... after two trips this year of over 650 miles, I trust the car to get me to the Midlands (and back)..

Carl
by carlp
Tue Oct 01, 2019 14:00
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Seat rubber diaphragm
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: Seat rubber diaphragm

John,

I bought one from Fulchers in Norwich a couple of months ago... It was a genuine Lotus part

http://www.coachtrimmer.co.uk

Carl
by carlp
Tue Oct 01, 2019 13:41
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Excel SE Owners manual
Replies: 0
Views: 577

Excel SE Owners manual

Hi,
I am still looking for an owners manual for my 1987 SE? Ideally the manual and the Lotus folder.

Thanks
Carl
by carlp
Tue Sep 03, 2019 20:59
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Airbox trunking
Replies: 32
Views: 2220

Re: Airbox trunking

If you can use a shorter piece of tubing, I wonder if this tubing from a 2cv would work?

I have a long tube with no filling and this is quite noisy!

https://www.ecas2cvparts.co.uk/heater-t ... -1187.html

Carl
by carlp
Fri May 24, 2019 13:24
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Carpets - please help :)
Replies: 20
Views: 1625

Re: Carpets - please help :)

I have the car booked in for the middle of July, the first date he could book me in! I will post photos when I get the car back..

Carl
by carlp
Thu May 02, 2019 09:43
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Carpets - please help :)
Replies: 20
Views: 1625

Re: Carpets - please help :)

Woolies do one which is also good for headlining

https://www.woolies-trim.co.uk/product/ ... l-adhesive

(But you can find it for less on Ebay)

Carl