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by richardw
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:41
Forum: General
Topic: Club register
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Club register

I’m very grateful to Tony Dakin (metblue on the forum) for offering to be Register Secretary for the club. He will also join the club committee. Tony will post in due course with his plans for a register of cars and has already received a detailed list of the Excel Celebration and subsequent cars cr...
by richardw
Thu Nov 25, 2021 22:07
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: ‘84 Excel
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Re: ‘84 Excel

Lovely looking car Keith - glad you’re enjoying it!

If you’re on Facebook we also have a group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/174212968044126

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Wed Nov 24, 2021 18:39
Forum: General
Topic: New member - new owner
Replies: 25
Views: 502

Re: New member - new owner

Oi_Oi_Savaloy wrote:
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:16
Thanks RBG - I'm a (silent so far) member of all of the ones you've just mentioned (can't find the lotus excel tourers one actually but perhaps I've missed it).
This should work ... https://www.facebook.com/groups/174212968044126

Or search fb for The Lotus Grand Tourers

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Mon Nov 22, 2021 13:13
Forum: General
Topic: New member - new owner
Replies: 25
Views: 502

Re: New member - new owner

Welcome! You’re in the right place as there are lots of people here with experience of what you are planning. You’ve made a great choice of car.

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Mon Nov 22, 2021 13:09
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic restoration show 18-20 March 2022
Replies: 0
Views: 53

NEC Classic restoration show 18-20 March 2022

We’ve applied for stand space at the Restoration show on 18-20 March next year. Watch this space for further developments.

https://www.necrestorationshow.com/

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Sun Nov 21, 2021 20:29
Forum: General
Topic: Elite Award for Safety
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Elite Award for Safety

A shame Oliver isn’t around to contribute his views. Not many people know that he moved on to vehicle safety systems design and managed the project to introduce airbags to volume Opel cars in Europe, as well as similar projects in the USA. His projects typically came in below cost and time. I think ...
by richardw
Sun Nov 21, 2021 20:24
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Ideas for display boards please
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: Ideas for display boards please

We had 4 display boards at the NEC, intended to be fixed to the centre column on the stand by double sided tape. Good plan, but sticking anything to painted concrete proved a challenge, with each board falling to the floor on several occasions ( hence the now cropped corners in photo below). If any...
by richardw
Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:13
Forum: General
Topic: 2022 Calendar - go/no go
Replies: 8
Views: 706

Re: 2022 Calendar - go/no go

Ok - I have the appropriate envelopes for shipping the calendars arriving in the week. The cost of postage is £1.99 2nd class plus £0.40 for the envelope making £2.39. The calendars are £15.00 each so the total cost is £17.39. I will be in touch with everyone who has pre-ordered a calendar by email ...
by richardw
Sat Nov 20, 2021 22:29
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Ideas for display boards please
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: Ideas for display boards please

They could be used at outdoor events if we could mount them on posts - even rigid plastic pipe could be enough. Could we attach pipe brackets to the back of the signs into which the pipe would slot?

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Sat Nov 20, 2021 17:10
Forum: General
Topic: New Member
Replies: 14
Views: 419

Re: New Member

Great to see you on here David - as Ray has said you may need to be a little patient to find the right one but now we know you’re looking you have more than one pair of eyes out there.

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Thu Nov 18, 2021 22:53
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Rough cold running
Replies: 22
Views: 834

Re: Rough cold running

That’s a perfectly acceptable video Phil. Very strange behaviour - it’ll probably keep me awake tonight!

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Thu Nov 18, 2021 06:10
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Footwell trim material?
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Footwell trim material?

On my S2 Elite those panels are leather.

Richard
by richardw
Wed Nov 17, 2021 16:07
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: NEC Classic Motor Show 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 1504

Re: NEC Classic Motor Show 2021

Wow thanks Phil, that’s praise indeed! It was great being next door to you. Nice pictures too.

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Tue Nov 16, 2021 17:03
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Virtual meetings anyone?
Replies: 117
Views: 27059

Re: Virtual meetings anyone?

Time: Nov 17, 2021 06:30 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72925269617?p ... lwcG5sUT09

Meeting ID: 729 2526 9617
Passcode: 7T7fRF

All welcome as always!

Cheers, Richard
by richardw
Tue Nov 16, 2021 16:13
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Gold Elite S1 503
Replies: 12
Views: 508

Re: Gold Elite S1 503

Welcome Andrew, it was good to meet you at the show. Now we just need to help you to post pictures whenever you are ready. Loved the picture of your car that you showed me.

Cheers, Richard