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by ade
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Owners Cars
Topic: 2006 Exige S
Replies: 101
Views: 1642

Re: 2006 Exige S

I fitted the roof etc in 2011 and the doors in 2012 or 13, think all the pictures were in photobucket so they might not work, I might have some I can uplaod
by ade
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Owners Cars
Topic: 2006 Exige S
Replies: 101
Views: 1642

Re: 2006 Exige S

Roof, boot lid and the outside of the doors were painted to match the car, all the other parts were lacquered carbon. The big saving were all the external parts plus the seats, but you'd be surprised how much the door cards weigh, I think somewhere I posted most of the weight savings as I went along...
by ade
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Owners Cars
Topic: 2006 Exige S
Replies: 101
Views: 1642

Re: 2006 Exige S

When I weighed mine the last time when it was at its lowest weight it was 880kg with AC and a full tank of fuel, a lot of carbon went in to getting it to that weight when you consider the car still had AC, huge brakes, accusump, gearbox cooler etc. The list of carbon was; Roof Boot lid Diffuser Rear...
by ade
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Owners Cars
Topic: 2006 Exige S
Replies: 101
Views: 1642

Re: 2006 Exige S

Seeing the trouble you went through I'm so glad proalloy fitted mine, well it was their test mule and it is hardly a surprise they had it for a while!
by ade
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Owners Cars
Topic: 2006 Exige S
Replies: 101
Views: 1642

Re: 2006 Exige S

Don't forget to copper slip every bolt on reinstall, also fit a stainless tow post and heater resistor pack as well if they have not been done. When I redid my install, I also closed off any gaps with foam so all the air from the front went through the rads and didn't escape where there are gaps. Th...
by ade
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Non Lotus Talk
Topic: UK Breakdown cover
Replies: 11
Views: 305

Re: UK Breakdown cover

I managed to beat the AA down to £200 for family membership in any car recovered etc, but as said it is a fight every year and not sure I can be bothered either, been with the AA since I was 17, so why should I have to fight each year for a good price? Maybe next year I should just leave and find ot...
by ade
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Non Lotus Talk
Topic: Merry Christmas oh quiet forum members
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: Merry Christmas oh quiet forum members

Merry Xmas one and all
by ade
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: General Lotus Talk
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 513

Re: Merry Christmas

Same to you :D
by ade
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: General Lotus Talk
Topic: AIM Dash plug&play
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: AIM Dash plug&play

Makes me want an S3, that looks amazing
by ade
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Owners Cars
Topic: 2006 Exige S
Replies: 101
Views: 1642

Re: 2006 Exige S

Nice to see the various hammers have pride of place in easy reach ;)