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by norway_triumph
Mon Sep 29, 2014 16:41
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: headlight wont pop up
Replies: 11
Views: 1949

Re: headlight wont pop up

thanks for a very good and detailed work-description. Will give it a go at the weekend. Meanwhile the pods will stay open permanantely now - as i have wound them up . Better that than no lights at all
by norway_triumph
Sun Sep 28, 2014 09:46
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: headlight wont pop up
Replies: 11
Views: 1949

Re: headlight wont pop up

are the headlight motors/relays protected by a fuse - as both mine stopped working at the same time ---- mind you have been a bit doubious lately as i had to use the flasher & then turn on the headlights to have them stay up -- so i will also check for bad earth
by norway_triumph
Tue Dec 25, 2012 14:15
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Lotus excel 1983 (in spares and bits..) for sale
Replies: 25
Views: 3664

Re: Lotus excel 1983 (in spares and bits..) for sale

was the bonnet stay sold ??
if not i need one to replace mine thats not well .. holding the bonnet :)
by norway_triumph
Wed Apr 04, 2012 19:31
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: battery light on from time to time
Replies: 1
Views: 449

Re: battery light on from time to time

alternator- belt to thin ?? - se if its freyed at the edges,
belt not tightened enough ?
guessing you have checked batteru connections
or it might just be the alternator thats starting to give up....
by norway_triumph
Sat Sep 17, 2011 18:02
Forum: General
Topic: Pattern Clutch Slave Cylinder Does Anyone Make One??
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Re: Pattern Clutch Slave Cylinder Does Anyone Make One??

i bought one from ebay.us after reading this . fitted perfect !!

http://www.lotusexcel.net/phpbb/viewtop ... 509#p26509
by norway_triumph
Wed Nov 10, 2010 19:52
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Spares Shed Clearance.
Replies: 12
Views: 2050

Re: Spares Shed Clearance.

terry wrote:Sorry Norway_Triumph, It's on it's way to Australia as we speak......

Terry.

Terry
No probs it's for a future respray - plan so have plenty of time looking for one
by norway_triumph
Tue Nov 02, 2010 17:35
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Spares Shed Clearance.
Replies: 12
Views: 2050

Re: Spares Shed Clearance.

is this the black plastic trim alom the sides , if so consider it SOLD 8)
44) Waistband plastic strip (new) 20 ft. £5
by norway_triumph
Sun Mar 21, 2010 17:39
Forum: Servicing, Belts, Fuels and Oils
Topic: cambelt change - which one to choose
Replies: 3
Views: 730

Re: cambelt change - which one to choose

thanks - ordered 2 Goodyear 40104 (planing on keeping the car for a while :) )
by norway_triumph
Sun Mar 21, 2010 08:50
Forum: Servicing, Belts, Fuels and Oils
Topic: cambelt change - which one to choose
Replies: 3
Views: 730

cambelt change - which one to choose

i found two different ones . one for a high compression engine and one for a normal engine.
http://www.sjsportscars.co.uk/partsanda ... ype2_ID=83
How do i find out which one i need .
my car is a 1984 model and the engine# is DZ912840221415
by norway_triumph
Wed Mar 10, 2010 07:05
Forum: General
Topic: Excel Register & How Many SE & SA Still In UK & Overseas ?
Replies: 23
Views: 3939

Re: Excel Register & How Many SE & SA Still In UK & Overseas ?

Here in norway i think i have the only roadworthy example for now - - but not too sure. I use it on dealer plates as i can't bother to pay all the import-duties (when its 30years old i can there are no import-duties on it :) - so meanwhile i enjoy it on early spring-days and late autumns when it's t...
by norway_triumph
Sun Mar 07, 2010 11:34
Forum: Servicing, Belts, Fuels and Oils
Topic: Antifreeze
Replies: 6
Views: 1104

Re: Antifreeze

i use a mix of 50/50 water and antifreeze - glycolbased (2year) . That keeps the freezing point down to -50 C :o which is ok as it DO get cold up here, and my "summer-cars" are not used during the winter. I prefer the 2 year-type as i do run some older vehicles as well and the new Long-life antifree...
by norway_triumph
Thu Mar 04, 2010 20:42
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Car now being stripped
Replies: 9
Views: 1301

Re: Car now being stripped

i'm looking for a clutch slave
email sendt :)