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by nigelrobertson
Sun Nov 26, 2017 02:23
Forum: General
Topic: Windscreen source
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Windscreen source

O'Brien Glass Australia are having trouble sourcing a windscreen for me.
Anyone know of availability/who could send to Australia?
by nigelrobertson
Sat Jul 15, 2017 00:30
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Elite for auction
Replies: 5
Views: 580

Re: Elite for auction

Well if someone picks that up for £4000 to £5,000 even with 16.5% buyers premium that looks like an absolute bargain. isn't that a £10k car ? Not sure - the engine bay looks a bit "patinated" and it's not clear what spec. it is - 501,502 or 503. It may have passed an MOT, but I suspect it needs mor...
by nigelrobertson
Sat Nov 01, 2008 03:57
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: REALLY CHEESED OFF
Replies: 12
Views: 1634

Re: REALLY CHEESED OFF

by nigelrobertson
Fri Aug 22, 2008 08:48
Forum: General
Topic: blower has stopped working
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: blower has stopped working

After a year of fan speeds position 1 and 4 only-2 decided to work again :lol:
I'm suspecting dirt/corrosion on the switch contacts.
by nigelrobertson
Fri Aug 15, 2008 03:10
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Bonnet Strut for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 570

Re: Bonnet Strut for sale

Hi Phil-I 'm interested-you have a PM :lol:
by nigelrobertson
Sat Aug 02, 2008 06:43
Forum: General
Topic: Eagle unveiling - live feed
Replies: 31
Views: 2893

Re: Eagle unveiling - live feed

Excel interior legroom(Autocar 1983)
Front 38"-43"
Rear 22"-27"
Be interesting to see if they've improved on this.
Of course no central chassis to worry about :mrgreen:
by nigelrobertson
Fri Aug 01, 2008 13:23
Forum: General
Topic: Eagle unveiling - live feed
Replies: 31
Views: 2893

Re: Eagle unveiling - live feed

Now-if you could overlay the Excel-that'd be interesting!
by nigelrobertson
Mon Jul 28, 2008 23:42
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Door sticking
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Re: Door sticking

Would it not have been easier to enlarge the holes in the "B" post?
by nigelrobertson
Tue Jul 15, 2008 23:23
Forum: General
Topic: Lotus Eagle at the Ring
Replies: 52
Views: 4785

Re: Lotus Eagle at the Ring

In 1957 Lotus introduced the type 14 Elite-technically brilliant yet Lotus lost money on each car produced. The company was saved by the type 26 Elan which brought in a ton of cash. Lotus then went upmarket with the type 50 Elite only to have it released in the middle of an oil crisis.... Fast forwa...
by nigelrobertson
Tue Jun 10, 2008 16:44
Forum: General
Topic: Camshaft seal to head
Replies: 10
Views: 915

by nigelrobertson
Mon Jun 02, 2008 09:42
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Aussie Excel/Eclat Values $$
Replies: 10
Views: 1237

Hi Andrew, remember to calculate shipping and customs duty/gst when you compare Aussie prices with the UK :shock: My '89 cost $120K new! Most people would recognise an Esprit-and there are a few of them around-but the Excel is a very rare sight and not particularly sought after. Imported Cars will h...
by nigelrobertson
Thu May 29, 2008 08:00
Forum: General
Topic: Air Conditioning recharge
Replies: 17
Views: 1667

[/quote]

The bits under the bonnet came out, surprised how heavy the pump was.
Did look to remove the condensor in the dash.
As it's part of the air vent lines I just left it in place.[/quote]

Would be a lot easier if the dash had a removable panel like its Supra counterpart :evil:
by nigelrobertson
Mon May 05, 2008 08:58
Forum: General
Topic: Cylinder Head Compatability
Replies: 11
Views: 1224

Is that Tyrrel P34 fan? :)