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Alex B

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Alex B last won the day on July 10 2020

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About Alex B

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  • Birthday 08/01/1989

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    Male
  • Location
    Castle Donington
  • Interests
    Cars
    Mountain biking
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  • Car Type
    Elise 135R #001
  • Car Colour
    Mica Silver
  • Car Modifications
    Honda K20 power.

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  1. Which dealer to use is a hard one as everybodys experience differs. Although I have not had the buying experience of a new car I have purchased numerous second hand lotus. Main dealer wise I've had a brilliant experience Oakmere, couldn't do enough to help. B&C however let me travel nearly all the way there before notifying me the car I was going to look at had sold the previous day. Dispite me calling the previous evening and before leaving home to find out if the car was still available. JCT600 small show room at the time. Very pleasant to deal with but the car wasn't
  2. Congratulations on the purchase. Look forward to seeing it.
  3. As you may have seen there's a group of MLOCers heading to the Classic Team Lotus workshop for a tour on Sunday 20th September. Unfortunately I have to potentially work on the Sunday morning so to save a space going to waste is anyone interested? Send me a PM or comment here, space will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. I'm only after the price of my ticket back.
  4. I wouldn't class it as rare as such possibly just uncommon. As said above nearly every car is slightly different. Colour wise it's an easy sell. Mileage wise 51k for an S2 Elise is acceptable. It's the run out of the revvy 2zz engine so that's a bonus. Rattles should not effect the price as "TADTS" Body work wise. You'd be surprised that getting the clam fixed and painted won't cost you the earth. I'd suspect that if you've been offered £19k by a dealer I'd assume it was Will B or Jon Seal. They'd be looking at sorting the paint and advertising for circa £25k.
  5. Adam, It's not the first time I've heard of poor condition cars for sale through Hoffman's that are described as near perfect. I hope you continue with the hunt and find one that is up to scratch.
  6. A friend of mine has started his own YouTube channel reviewing & discussing various different cars. He's just finished a video with an Elise SC Give it a watch and give him a follow please.
  7. I'm pretty sure that the standard S2 ECU cannot be mapped due to being locked by lotus.
  8. Oo nice choice. Hope it arrives quickly for you!
  9. It's all in the pipe line. However body work it's currently marked for next year. There's a bit of list of things to change or replace to make it my own. Just going to plod through it at a steady pace. While trying to use it as much as possible. First things on the list are; driveshaft regrease as a precaution, gearbox oil and toe link refresh (has been done once but looking a touch scabby now.)
  10. Thanks Dean! Not sure if I'm going to swap the back box at some point yet. That will depend on how noisy it is on track.
  11. with a new mappable ECU and the wiring corrected yesterday finally saw a trip down to see Mr Webster at HPE for a spot of mapping. On getting the car on the rollers Dan found the car to be over fueling by roughly 40% at anything over 1/4 throttle. Meaning an initial power run wasn't on the cards. So Dan set about working his magic and after what felt like forever (but was infact only about an hour) we had our first power run! Producing 198.1bhp out of the K20, relief I hadn't purchased a dud. A while later we where happy to go for another power run this time making 201bhp! At this point I'm
  12. Not sure I've ever listened to a pod cast 🤔 Is it worth a listen?
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