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Thomas Harborne

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About Thomas Harborne

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    Elise s2 2001

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  1. I can always double check that with the S2 see if it matches up. Cheers Jonathan.
  2. Thanks Jonathan, I've managed to find 1 earth point which is connected to the lhs chassis. Light started to fade last night so i called it a day and gave up. Theres another one up front under the drivers side compartment which i haven't looked at yet. Yes I've disconnected battery to try and reset any faults. No luck though. I've also tried the stack reset. Unless someone has any info on what wire is what within the stack i think i will just have to wait! Can't find anything online regarding the wiring on a Stack unit. Thanks again.
  3. Thanks for the info Jonathan. Ive checked wiring visually, check connections on Stack and speed sensor and on ecu and cannot see anything that would cause the issue. I've also changed the temp sensor and still the temp is reading 999c and flashing I've spoken to Gaz but can't get the car over to him until beginning of October. Could you elaborate on a bad earth and how to test this/what to look for? Thanks
  4. Sorry, S2 Rover
  5. Hi all, been for a little drive this afternoon and noticed my stack acting weird. Speedo was bobbing up and down when still. Then the temp gauge now reads 999c and is flashing intermittently. The speedo now doesnt work at all. Everything else is fine. Any ideas?
  6. I never track my car and my toe link failed. Standard road tyres too. I use it for pottering around Birmingham B roads at the weekend, maybe a few long trips on the motorways. As Jonathan said it probably is overkill but atleast you'll have piece of mind. Luckily for me i wasn't going very fast when my toe link failed.
  7. Cheers for the info guys. Will be doing it on a regular. I have purchased the spitfire upgrade as suggested by Deanb and Gav at Unit 4. Looks like a great piece of engineering i must say.
  8. So....after the failure, which was a rather scary experience. I find out its quite a common issue with the older elise'. Luckily i wasn't driving particularly fast at the time and somehow managed to pull the car back and gain control. After having words with Gav at Unit 4 and DeanB i thought the best solution was the Spitfire kit. Expensive...but you can't put a price on safety. This should be done next week sometime, but if there is anyone who hasn't had a toe link change I'd recommend giving them a thorough check to avoid. Perhaps i need to spend sometime doing some more research and earning some moe cash to pay for some upgrades
  9. The black coating comes off once used and leaves a great looking disk. Coating is just for the protection of rust in the vents and on the rim of the disk.
  10. Sorry for late reply Dean. I can't confirm whether it is pad material or disk because changed them both at the same time. It just feels better than what was already on the car. Got my disks/pads from Elise Parts.
  11. I've just fitted EBC turbo discs with Yellow stuff pads and they are a great improvement from the original cross drilled disks on the front.
  12. Hi Chris, I've just had the same happen to me only 2 rears and 1 front. Took the car to Gav at unit 4 and apparently the rear bilsteins are a nightmare to get hold of at the moment so he recommended Quantum Zeros from EliseParts. Fully adjustable, road or track springs (can pick on purchase) come in at £957 inc Vat. Plus labour. So not cheap. I should be picking it up this week.
  13. Hi guys finally got round to checking the charcoal cannister. It is definitely the solenoid. Got the car warm and knocking started behind passenger seat, felt the top of the solenoid and could feel/hear it knocking. Unplugged and disappeared straight away. Next question, can i replace or even clean this? Easy to get hold of one?
  14. Yeah thats the plan, although i wont have time until after christmas but thats not a problem. I'll check the cannister tomorrow. If it isn't that ill call gav and book it in.
  15. Cheers Dobbo ill take a look tomorrow. Car is S2 Elise.