R190BAH anyone know any info ??

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by Mr Pesky » Sun Jan 13, 2008 7:52 pm

Probably doesn't have any nice shiny photos in it anyway!!!!!
Very true

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by jamwill79 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:21 pm

O.k so with my chassis number being SCCGA1116YHC81146, 146 should be my build number should'nt it. If this is so, why does it say 'prototype' above the chassis number? When I asked Lotus what build number it was, they did say it was a very early one but they couldn't tell exactly.

The last two owners on here also said it would have been one of the first cars built. This means the last 3 numbers 146 make no sense. Or I'm just not understanding the theory on build numbers properly.

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by Mr Pesky » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:08 pm

Jamie

Sorry, musn't have made myself clear. "If" your car was Exige build number 146, the last 4 digits of your chassis number would be 0146, not 1146. Only 600 (+ a few) production "Exiges" were built, so on the face of it, yours wasn't originally a production Exige, & would explain the "Prototype" designation.

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by EVOSAL » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:22 pm

What do you mean by 600 and a "few" production exiges Rob ??
My red car is chassis no 0601 and surely it is the last car as it has a message on the bulkhead, "happy motoring in the last exige" and is signed by lotus motorsport staff !!

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by Mr Pesky » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:34 pm

Sorry Chris, I didn't know (or had forgotten, more likely!!) that yours is No:601. Accordingly, in this particular instance, "a few" = one :grin

Has Nigel signed the bulkhead yet?

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by EVOSAL » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:40 pm

Im keeping him well away from it anyway he's been too busy giving Martin and Steve advise on how to fix yours

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by Mr Pesky » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:45 pm

Im keeping him well away from it anyway he's been too busy giving Martin and Steve advise on how to fix yours
Well, they're obviously not listening, cos it's not ready yet

In actual fact, they're making great progress & doing a fantastic job - went to see them on Friday. I keep telling them I'm in no rush for it for another few weeks (sorry Con!)

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Post by ConMcL » Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:50 pm

In actual fact, they're making great progress & doing a fantastic job - went to see them on Friday. I keep telling them I'm in no rush for it for another few weeks (sorry Con!)


chop chop their pesky !!!!

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by stevegreen » Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:20 pm

My red car is chassis no 0601 and surely it is the last car as it has a message on the bulkhead, "happy motoring in the last exige" and is signed by lotus motorsport staff !!
Why was it signed by the motorsport staff? At the time of Exige production, the motorsport facility was at a different location - ketteringham hall.

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Re: R190BAH anyone know any info ??

Post by Knievel77 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:23 pm

So presumably Admin's Exige, as it's the first one, reads 0001????

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