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by Greenelise86
Tue Jul 19, 2022 5:06 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Modifications to reduce head gasket failure risk
Replies: 13
Views: 470

Re: Modifications to reduce head gasket failure risk

there's a few theories I had the PRT remote stat on my elise which failed twice and cooked the engine, after the second one i ditched it in favour of a davies craig EWP90 pump with controller and 82 degree stat with a 1.5mm bleed. not seen temps above 88 since in heavy traffic on hot days or out on ...
by Greenelise86
Mon Jul 04, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Rear clam fixings on later cars?
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Rear clam fixings on later cars?

without taking everything apart your unlikely to locate it. best bed would be to squirt a little expanding foam or silicone into the are you think it is. this will stop it rattling, then you can fit a new fastener. ive done this a few times on the front roof fixings
by Greenelise86
Mon Jun 27, 2022 1:47 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Auxiliary power / accessory 12V socket
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Auxiliary power / accessory 12V socket

had mine apart the other day
this one looks identical
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/403223401135 ... SwwV9gbqPX
by Greenelise86
Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:02 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Brand New S1 Exige tailgate
Replies: 10
Views: 11945

Re: Brand New S1 Exige tailgate

I can make the frames and am looking at getting the windows remade. first couple of prices i received were ridiculous so trying a few others, ill post updates on it when i have more details
by Greenelise86
Tue May 17, 2022 8:59 am
Forum: Engine Swaps
Topic: So; build me an engine
Replies: 14
Views: 22959

Re: So; build me an engine

personally i like the look of the duratec conversions, the changes to the drive train on the honda swaps seem to go through bearings and CVs more, and as the duratec swap keeps the pg1 box and the drive shafts, also no modification is required to the gearchange mechanism its a simplifed mechanical i...
by Greenelise86
Tue May 10, 2022 9:13 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Rear clam fixings on later cars?
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Rear clam fixings on later cars?

the factory roof was supplied without the nutserts in, they were drilled and fitted once the clam was fitted
by Greenelise86
Tue May 10, 2022 11:10 am
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted
Topic: S1 Perspex Engine Cover
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: S1 Perspex Engine Cover

brill ill drop them a line and see if they do have it still, happy to pay for a new one to be made. its the main reason why ive held off fitting the roof and rear clam on my car as i don't want to bond it untill its been moulded. my summer solution is to make a clam with elise top section so i can r...
by Greenelise86
Tue May 10, 2022 8:59 am
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted
Topic: S1 Perspex Engine Cover
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: S1 Perspex Engine Cover

yup its me, im trying to get everything made so replacements are available and those building replicas can have the option. I did have a local firm look at replacing an elan rear window but the price was ridiculous, so looking slightly further afield now. not wanting to thread drift too much, do you...
by Greenelise86
Tue May 10, 2022 7:43 am
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted
Topic: S1 Perspex Engine Cover
Replies: 9
Views: 444

Re: S1 Perspex Engine Cover

Ive got a new one that Im looking to get moulded as im making the frames now too. too much on at the minute but will try and get prices next month and ill update everyone on here ether way