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by richardw
Wed Sep 27, 2023 13:10
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023

Brilliant - thank you and look forward to seeing you there!
by richardw
Wed Sep 27, 2023 08:01
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Different Elite/Eclat and Excel pcd with Speedlines
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Different Elite/Eclat and Excel pcd with Speedlines

There was recently some controversy over the different pcd of the Speedline wheel as fitted to the Elite/Eclat S2.2, and as fitted to the early Excel. The early Excel, we know, has a pcd of 113.5 or thereabouts, but the Elite/Eclat pcd is around 100 for cars fitted with Speedlines. Here is a picture...
by richardw
Tue Sep 26, 2023 18:01
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023

Warming up the engines for the NEC Classic Car Show on Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November. It is a great event and we will be there again this year with some interesting cars volunteered by members, including a low mileage original Elite 501, a beautifully built variation on the Excel with V8 engine and...
by richardw
Sun Sep 24, 2023 16:49
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Virtual meetings anyone?
Replies: 223
Views: 66021

Re: Virtual meetings anyone?

I’m sorry there hasn’t been a Zoom meeting for a few weeks - life gets in the way! As always please feel free to set up and announce a meeting rather than waiting for me. Looking at my diary, the next one I can do is Wednesday 4 October at 7.15 pm.

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Sun Sep 24, 2023 14:22
Forum: General
Topic: New Owner Saying Hi !
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: New Owner Saying Hi !

Hi Mike, welcome and I’m looking forward to looking at your videos and seeing your progress. There is plenty of technical expertise on this forum (myself excluded!) and I’m sure members will be very happy to help you.

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Thu Sep 14, 2023 16:05
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: 205/60 14 v rated from Longstone
Replies: 1
Views: 358

205/60 14 v rated from Longstone

Just posted by Gary Milner on FB:

https://www.longstonetyres.co.uk/tyres/ ... gcgnWuraKs

Cheers
by richardw
Sat Sep 09, 2023 22:52
Forum: General
Topic: Emeya
Replies: 15
Views: 602

Re: Emeya

BIC-LIC - nice one Tony!

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Fri Sep 08, 2023 08:45
Forum: General
Topic: New Excel model
Replies: 1
Views: 177

New Excel model

Spotted this in Classic & Sports Car this morning - a 1/18 scale model from Cult:

Image
by richardw
Thu Sep 07, 2023 14:00
Forum: General
Topic: Emeya
Replies: 15
Views: 602

Re: Emeya

It looks a bit better and more purposeful without the camouflage. This picture from an article in Autocar from about a week ago , which also states that the official launch day is today. I hope those bonnet vents serve some actual practical purpose and are not just there for styling. My pet hate (w...
by richardw
Tue Sep 05, 2023 10:02
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023

Marcus wrote:
Mon Sep 04, 2023 18:30
I’m pleased to be able to say that I will be able to get my Excel to the show and onto the stand. Marcus
Brilliant. Thanks Marcus!
by richardw
Sun Sep 03, 2023 15:00
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023

The discount code for ticket purchases is available at https://www.lotusexcel.net/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=12916 for registered members of the forum. Please use our code to buy tickets if you are visiting; we regularly get criticised by the organisers for poor ticket sales, but have no shortage of visit...
by richardw
Sat Sep 02, 2023 22:29
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023

Thanks for request for more photos - here are a few more showing the side and rear views. I would like to tweak the boot lid a little, and have an idea in mind. I do have a big problem with the clutch - the expression "Work in Progress" is applicable. Mike Taylor is going to have a look at it next ...
by richardw
Sat Sep 02, 2023 22:27
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023

Hawaiis0 wrote:
Fri Aug 18, 2023 22:09
Hi Richard

I know of a superb Type 82 Turbo Esprit whose Owner who has mentioned he is interested.

Stu
Stu, could you confirm if the Turbo Esprit is still available for the show? Would love to have it there if poss.

Thanks Richard
by richardw
Sat Sep 02, 2023 22:25
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2023 Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023

For consideration I normally attend this show religiously and spend two days there (Fri & Sat) lurking around the stand like a schoolboy ‘as you do’ with gang in tow. This year I have organised a weeks leave prior to the show with the plan to prepare and exhibit one of my vehicles for all three day...
by richardw
Sun Aug 27, 2023 12:56
Forum: General
Topic: Oliver Winterbottom estate auction
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: Oliver Winterbottom estate auction

Everything has now been listed on the auction website and online bids are being made. Taking a look through, there isn’t very much that is directly related to the Elite, Eclat and Excel (apart from brochures, books and magazines that are generally available anyway). A couple of lots include items re...