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John FISH Curtis

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John FISH Curtis last won the day on March 27 2018

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About John FISH Curtis

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  • Birthday 24/09/1970

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    Male
  • Location
    Nottinghamshire

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  • Car Type
    Exige 220
  • Car Colour
    Storm Titanium

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  1. John FISH Curtis

    Thoughts on my new motor - NLC

    Pics please!!!!
  2. John FISH Curtis

    Caffeine & Machine

    Been following them on Instagram since they started. Yet to make a trip down but looks very interesting.
  3. John FISH Curtis

    New Elise Owner - What don't I know?

    That's a beaut!!!!!
  4. John FISH Curtis

    Lotus in the Peak - kids?

    Don't forget the trains!!!!!
  5. John FISH Curtis

    LitP 2019 help

    Dean, put me down for Matlock briefing and organising. Event setting up, Meet n great/ marshalling. I don't do Facebook any more, so no use with that side of it.
  6. John FISH Curtis

    Any one with a K running a silenced decat?

    I ran a de-cat and the EP silenced de-cat. The de-cat was simply too loud (Hanger 111 back box), EP de-cat was just right. Admittedly, this was a semi standard K series, not a 190.
  7. John FISH Curtis

    New Elise Owner - What don't I know?

    Welcome. Look after it, it's an investment. Service every year according to the service procedure, ideally through a specialist. Id recommend updating the plastic end-capped radiator to an alloy type. Fit a PRRT kit..… (Google search) Alternators can cook/fail. Never swap one without first disconnecting the battery One day, you will get head gasket failure. Learn to drive it before going daft in the twisty stuff..... you will end up in the ditch! The front tow eyes do rust through, change with the radiator. Batteries go flat, very quickly and can cause all sorts of problems. Connect to a battery conditioner when car isn't used.
  8. John FISH Curtis

    Brake fluid change.... clutch as well?

    One of the jobs this winter is to change the brake fluid. Do I need to clean through the clutch fluid as well? If so, how best as never done a clutch? Car is a 2007 Exige S, brakes fluid last changed 28months/4000 miles ago by Lotus Silverstone.
  9. John FISH Curtis

    Winter work.

    Here's my list to do before April, if I get time; Clean suspension and paint (not bad enough for a full strip down). Elisetalk Stan gear shifter reinforcement mod Paint or cover centre console. DIY Intercooler Heat Shield DIY Intercooler ducting to side vents Replace top dash surround (section with air vents) as its warped Black, light weight PRO-ALLOY boost pipes (on special order) Find someone to fill number plate holes and paint front splitter Paint rear spoiler black (undecided on this at the moment) Wrap rear light surrounds Strip and clean brakes, replace fluid Re-wrap roof scoop
  10. John FISH Curtis

    MLOC Evoras

    No way that fits in that garage and if it did, how do you get out?
  11. John FISH Curtis

    2019 Exige Purchase

    1) It will be dangerous 2) A 50/50 deal will loose more value than buying one of those listed above, plus, isn't that a 36month deal? 3) Depends on the dealer and model but I doubt it.
  12. John FISH Curtis

    TRD Airfilter/Induction 2ZRFE

    TRD is easy to fit. Easier if you remove the rear near side wheel and arch. The bracket for the filter housing usually needs bending out slightly (by hand). TRD will improve induction noise and SC shine. The filter element does get dirtier quicker than a standard element, so keep an eye on it.
  13. John FISH Curtis

    If you didn't drive a lotus......

    It would be a classic of some sort, or a ridiculous V8, or big engined Yank point-n-squirt. I do keep looking at the Alfa 4C
  14. John FISH Curtis

    Painting rear LOTUS letters

    Cheers Chris, not seen that before. Cant work out why the spray sticks to the letters and not the body work?
  15. John FISH Curtis

    Painting rear LOTUS letters

    What's the best way to paint the rear LOTUS letters on the Exige? I'm contemplating changing them from chrome letters to matt black. Obviously they will need removing, will they need priming, painting and lacquer?
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