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by Doc Si
Wed Oct 14, 2020 13:44
Forum: General
Topic: News from Lotus
Replies: 6
Views: 472

Re: News from Lotus

Very true.
Ps I think you mean deg F not C !
Simon
by Doc Si
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:34
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Hazards & Indicators
Replies: 11
Views: 1031

Re: Hazards & Indicators

Spot on with the diagnosis ...thanks, I bypassed the earth directly to a good earth & all works fine...now just have to find the bad bit & fix it !

As a subsidiary question...anyone any ideas about removal/replacement of the indicator side repeater units?
by Doc Si
Fri Apr 24, 2020 14:09
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Hazards & Indicators
Replies: 11
Views: 1031

Re: Hazards & Indicators

That’s an interesting thought, don’t suppose you know where that earth is to be found?
by Doc Si
Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:04
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Hazards & Indicators
Replies: 11
Views: 1031

Hazards & Indicators

Hey guys....explain this one if you can. Yesterday I found that the right hand indicators were not functioning, rear front and side repeater, the rear bulb and socket were a bit corroded so easy to fix that one. Front indicator & repeater still not working. The repeater is pretty rusty, cannot get t...
by Doc Si
Fri Nov 29, 2019 14:53
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: gearbox oil
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: gearbox oil

2.5L Mobil 1 75W-90.
by Doc Si
Tue Nov 19, 2019 18:57
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Window Frames
Replies: 25
Views: 1872

Re: Window Frames

Hear hear ! ☹️ ☹️ ☹️
by Doc Si
Tue Oct 29, 2019 16:49
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Rear Exhaust Boxes
Replies: 1
Views: 294

Rear Exhaust Boxes

These have been cluttering up my garage for a while, they were in the boot of my Excel when I got her but clearly do not belong. I guess they belong to an Elite or Eclat by the appearance. They appear to be in good nick but superficially a bit scruffy, chrome far pies look fine & no rattles. Anyone ...
by Doc Si
Fri Jul 12, 2019 06:59
Forum: General
Topic: 83 Excel from from Finland
Replies: 152
Views: 9786

Re: 83 Excel from from Finland

One cap on the radiator header tank means that is a low comp, non-SE engine by my understanding, black cam covers appropriate,
by Doc Si
Sun May 19, 2019 17:29
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Two in two days
Replies: 0
Views: 494

Two in two days

I saw a white Excel yesterday on the A146 Beccles to Norwich Road, looked very nice and sounded brilliant, sorry I was in a Mazda.

Today there was a red one on Somerleyton Road in Lowestoft, perhaps you’d been to the show in Corton? Again sounded great as I was walking up the road.
by Doc Si
Fri Feb 15, 2019 14:01
Forum: General
Topic: Anti theft
Replies: 19
Views: 887

Re: Anti theft

I once had an old MG which had a concealed switch that earthed the coil. Try to start it with the key, all the electrics work, but the b....y thing won't star, thief thinks it's just a knackered old car.
by Doc Si
Sun Jan 06, 2019 21:23
Forum: General
Topic: Fuel or ignition problem
Replies: 18
Views: 784

Re: Fuel or ignition problem

When mine did similar it turned out to be the rotor arm as suggested above by AM
by Doc Si
Wed May 16, 2018 15:19
Forum: General
Topic: Lancaster Insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 488

Re: Lancaster Insurance

I have just been quoted less than half my previous insurers premium, including agreed valuation, by ClassicLine.
Very efficient & helpful.
by Doc Si
Fri Apr 20, 2018 09:40
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: XCE II
Replies: 0
Views: 300

XCE II

On Wednesday I followed this car, BRG, from Whaplode Road across the Bascule lift bridge in Lowestoft.
I have previously seen this car about a few times.
by Doc Si
Sun Feb 11, 2018 18:32
Forum: General
Topic: Dr. Lotus
Replies: 13
Views: 555

Re: Dr. Lotus

chrisw2811 wrote:Nah. The line is "Take 2 aspirins and call me in the morning".
We tend not to use Aspirin these days, besides it's probably a virus. :)
by Doc Si
Tue Jan 02, 2018 15:54
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Door Beam
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Door Beam

When I had the car resprayed the painted found that the passenger door wouldn't open. Brute force did it. Th pin was seized solid in the hinge tube and he ended ripping the tube off the front of the beam. I have replace the beam with a new one but I think that the old one is readily repair able if a...