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by dpr59
Tue May 13, 2008 17:27
Forum: For Sale
Topic: For Sale: 1983 Lotus Excel - 2.2L
Replies: 17
Views: 3156

Tango190 wrote:
Think I'll give it a few more days and pop it on eBay :(
That's where I bought mine.........
Best of luck
by dpr59
Tue Apr 29, 2008 07:37
Forum: General
Topic: Speedo Cable VDO
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Almost hate to state the obvious.
Give Mike Taylor a call.
Most likely an original, all be it used, on the shelf.
by dpr59
Mon Apr 28, 2008 09:44
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: grimy leather
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Dr_G wrote:I like Autoglym Leather Cleaner and Autoglym Leather Conditioner.
restoration products also:- www.furnitureclinic.co.uk
Same here.
Brought mine up nicely when I first got the car and has kept it in simliar condition since.
by dpr59
Sat Apr 26, 2008 19:24
Forum: General
Topic: Crashed my car !!!
Replies: 11
Views: 869

Sorry to hear. You could try an insurance settlement with buy back. Then rebuild, not sure what reg plate it would have and it would be list as a Category something write off there on. If a rebuild not on the cards than a spares or repair sale ? Think we know someone who might be interested in assis...
by dpr59
Thu Apr 17, 2008 20:36
Forum: General
Topic: Stop that Wagon!
Replies: 8
Views: 902

When I did mine the calipers are standard from Mike Taylor and the discs and braided hoses from SJ.

With EDC green stuff pads there was a significant improvement in stopping power with little work involved.
by dpr59
Sun Apr 13, 2008 19:04
Forum: Wanted
Topic: looking for a late excel se
Replies: 15
Views: 2751

Great looking car, and for some reason I'm very envious of the number plate.
by dpr59
Sun Apr 13, 2008 16:59
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: April 20th : FBHVC Drive your classic day
Replies: 4
Views: 694

We're going to the 'Cars in the Park' event at Bolton Abbey.

Nice coincidence
by dpr59
Sat Apr 12, 2008 18:28
Forum: General
Topic: insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 626

Got mine from Lancaster again this year (a little over £230 inc breakdown and legal cover). However......... I've just had a quote for a Monaro. Full NCD, 8500mls, driven by an aging greying chap only, garaged and alarmed. £1400 or £130 per month. :shock: :shock: Ok it is 5.7lt and does getting on f...
by dpr59
Sat Apr 12, 2008 16:14
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Adustable Rad Fan Switch
Replies: 6
Views: 1249

Got round to fitting it today.

First job that hasn't;
Give me a bad back
Induced bleeding from three fingers
taken 3 days longer than expected

or all three of the above.

Image
by dpr59
Wed Apr 09, 2008 15:06
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome Back Angus
Replies: 7
Views: 771

Welcome Back Angus

Good to see you posting again.

A few posts today. You should have come across and met up with Jerry the others and I last night.

Dave
by dpr59
Tue Apr 08, 2008 22:30
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: April 8th - NE get together
Replies: 1
Views: 423

A couple of pics from the evening. Good to meet up with Jerry at last. (Tried the seat now gonna order a pair, thank for the ponters on fitting.) Not very good pictures, must get a better camera (or read the instructions on this one :roll: ) http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y280/dpr59/P4070007.jpg h...
by dpr59
Tue Apr 08, 2008 06:12
Forum: Servicing, Belts, Fuels and Oils
Topic: Upgraded brake pads?
Replies: 18
Views: 2453

EDC :x ??

I've green stuff in the front of mine and braided hoses all round.
Now I'm comparing it to what I had before and think there OK, well very good.

W'nut, you don't likr GS pads?
by dpr59
Mon Apr 07, 2008 22:10
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Yellow Excel???
Replies: 22
Views: 5414

Chris,

I'm being really retentive on this.

That Silver Excel has the correct bonnet but not rear wing for the year.
by dpr59
Mon Apr 07, 2008 22:07
Forum: Spotted/New Owners
Topic: Excel Owner
Replies: 2
Views: 509

It's not too difficult.

http://www.lotusexcel.net/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=2255

Although you do tend to attract all the solvent abusers within 1/2 mile.
by dpr59
Mon Apr 07, 2008 19:49
Forum: Electrics and Electronics
Topic: Adustable Rad Fan Switch
Replies: 6
Views: 1249

Adustable Rad Fan Switch

As posted by Chris some time ago http://www.nfauto.co.uk/cooling_fans.htm If anyone currently looking there are some very similar on eBay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ADJ-ELECTRIC-FAN-SWITCH-WESTFIELD-CATERHAM-7-COBRA-DAX_W0QQitemZ150233125895QQihZ005QQcategoryZ100921QQtcZphotoQQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742...