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by tlracer
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Ohlins 2 Way with 450/600lb Springs
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: Ohlins 2 Way with 450/600lb Springs

I have run Ohlins on my S1 since 2006 with no problem of them being harsh or over-hard. Offhand I can't recall the spring rates, but as I recall they are the S2 set, which Lotus supplied to me direct.
by tlracer
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Non Lotus Talk
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 145
Views: 95726

Re: Hello!

Very impressed with the seamless improvements to the site - in fact, it's only when I find myself thinking "It didn't do that before..." or similar that I notice stuff has changed!

Which is exactly what you want, I guess?

Keep it up :thumbup:
by tlracer
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: VHPD Engine inspection
Replies: 50
Views: 3266

Re: VHPD Engine inspection

How's the disassembly process going - any more news on discoveries?

I'm currently going through a similar process, only with a 30 year old Ford Pinto engine...never seen so much cam lobe wear,one of the exhausts must be 60 thou down!
by tlracer
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Tastefully Modified S2 Exige For Sale
Replies: 38
Views: 1806

Re: Tastefully Modified S2 Exige For Sale

ade wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:08 am
evo_ufo wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:45 am
John, I can confirm that the new evo_ufo will certainly be green. :)
Bright green, not saving the planet green?
One of those Lamborgreeni Muriels?
by tlracer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: VHPD Engine inspection
Replies: 50
Views: 3266

Re: VHPD Engine inspection

I think I may have mentioned the liner issue a while ago... 1) Yes, the long through-bolts sandwich the whole assembly together. There's been a massive amount written over the years about these and the construction method, its effect on liners, etc. 2) The 190 pulleys are the standard units, with an...
by tlracer
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Carbon Doors S2/S3
Replies: 11
Views: 687

Re: Carbon Doors S2/S3

Fonzey wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:44 am
They're even in my colour :D
It's a sign...get them bought!
by tlracer
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: VHPD Engine inspection
Replies: 50
Views: 3266

Re: VHPD Engine inspection

What size is the bolt head? Only I have an impact driver that needs exercise..!
by tlracer
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Stewart Warner tachometer kit for classic Mini & Cooper S C-STR1058 (NLC)
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: Stewart Warner tachometer kit for classic Mini & Cooper S C-STR1058 (NLC)

Still available, now on auction starting at £75. It's a really nice thing and a real shame for it to just sit in a box. It fits any standard 85mm housing.
by tlracer
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: S1 Specific Topics
Topic: Cam Belt age
Replies: 5
Views: 487

Re: Cam Belt age

Glad you're sorted with it!