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by Pete Boole
Sat May 18, 2024 22:20
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Side Repeaters
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Side Repeaters

I can't remember if the captive nuts are on the door hinge strengthening plates or on the little Z-shaped brackets. It's many years since I removed one :roll:

Pete
by Pete Boole
Sat May 18, 2024 22:16
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Original Sound proofing
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: Original Sound proofing

Hawaiis0 wrote:
Sat May 18, 2024 20:45
Pete Boole wrote:
Sat May 18, 2024 19:07
You may need a second pair of hands -
Pete
Send me your dairy dates for availability!
:lol: :lol:

Pete
by Pete Boole
Sat May 18, 2024 19:07
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Original Sound proofing
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: Original Sound proofing

Mission creep - don't you just love it! :lol: While the dash is out it's a perfect opportunity to do it. Taking the heater assembly out may not be a bad thing - a lot of the foam on the flaps inside often falls off too reducing it's efficiency. You may need a second pair of hands - the two lower bol...
by Pete Boole
Sat May 18, 2024 19:02
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Side Repeaters
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Side Repeaters

ISTR that they just pass straight into the space behind where they are situated. The two steel plates that support the relays etc. may need to come off. You may just be able to reach up and get a socket on - they will probably snap anyway!

Pete
by Pete Boole
Thu May 16, 2024 14:47
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Eclat Kienzle Clock
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: Eclat Kienzle Clock

Welcome to the forum! I've not dismantled one of those clocks yet but I've yet to reassemble the dash on my Elite restoration so it might be something I have to do in the future. Good luck on getting it working again.

Pete
by Pete Boole
Thu May 16, 2024 09:21
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New comer - Progress (edit)
Replies: 380
Views: 103422

Re: New comer - Progress (edit)

I find the loft a good space for relatively light bits - like bumpers etc...

Pete
by Pete Boole
Wed May 15, 2024 19:40
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Blog about restoration of a "hedge fund" '86 Excel
Replies: 74
Views: 21186

Re: Blog about restoration of a "hedge fund" '86 Excel

The interior looks like it might clean up nicely.

Pete
by Pete Boole
Wed May 15, 2024 08:57
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: New comer - Progress (edit)
Replies: 380
Views: 103422

Re: New comer - Progress (edit)

Good progress Stu! Yes - it's incredible how much space a dismantled car takes up :shock:

Pete
by Pete Boole
Mon May 13, 2024 14:15
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Blog about restoration of a "hedge fund" '86 Excel
Replies: 74
Views: 21186

Re: Blog about restoration of a "hedge fund" '86 Excel

And of course we need more photos! :D

Well done on re-starting your project. Life just gets in the way sometimes!

Pete
by Pete Boole
Sun May 12, 2024 19:50
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Newbie Lotus Owner
Replies: 13
Views: 331

Re: Newbie Lotus Owner

Welcome Malrig! Buying an Excel is a great idea :D. Is it on the road or a running resto?

Pete
by Pete Boole
Sun May 12, 2024 19:47
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: East Yorks Club Lotus Excel fest
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: East Yorks Club Lotus Excel fest

Hawaiis0 wrote:
Sun May 12, 2024 11:38
That's about in reach of me. Might visit once I have a full car. Will collect Pete on the way through too!
Sounds like a plan!

Pete
by Pete Boole
Sun May 12, 2024 09:20
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: East Yorks Club Lotus Excel fest
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: East Yorks Club Lotus Excel fest

Great turnout! Where was it?

Pete
by Pete Boole
Tue May 07, 2024 12:38
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite/Eclat steering wheel
Replies: 17
Views: 1986

Re: Elite/Eclat steering wheel

Great result Andy - well done!

Pete
by Pete Boole
Sun May 05, 2024 12:08
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Lotus in the Peak 2024
Replies: 53
Views: 4077

Re: Lotus in the Peak 2024

Hi Phil

No starter, fish & chips (with bread and butter, if possible), no pudding. Thanks very much!

Pete
by Pete Boole
Fri May 03, 2024 22:32
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Lotus in the Peak 2024
Replies: 53
Views: 4077

Re: Lotus in the Peak 2024

I'll do it tomorrow Phil - sorry for delay :oops:

Pete