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Roy_D

Monza (Stack) Elise S1? - Wiring Help (Grafting To Kit Car)

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Lello Ladies and gents,

 

I have a 'Stack' 'Monza' IP from either a S1 or S2 Elise and I would dearly like some help - Apologies for the following.. I would love to graft the beautiful Lotus IP into my kit car. [it is NOT my intention to offend anyone here]. :flush:

 

I have 2 areas to consider:

 

1. How can I get the indicator light on the IP to work? (feeds / Pins required?)

2. Which (Lotus) sensors will I need to get the correct readings for the Lotus IP to work? (Not including Engine management)

 

Lotus have basically said that they do not wish to help (and why should they) and Stack have referred me to Lotus.

 

Below are my findings so far - the IP looks just beautiful when powered up :clown: ... but alas, it is on my work-bench! :elvis: I have looked and looked over the internet and I just can't find the detail I am looking for.

 

 

Description

Pin

Wire Col. Main/Stripe

Connection Details

12V Battery Feed

A1

Purple No Stripe

Continous Battery Positive Feed Through Fuse (7.5A ?)

Ground

A2

Black (Heavy Wire)

To Chassis or Battery Negative

12V Ignition Feed

A3

Green No Stripe

Ignition Switch Positive Feed Fused

Tacho Input

A4

White/Black

5V Out, Switch to Chassis Through Diode, 2 pulses per Rev

Speedo Input

A5

Yellow No Stripe

5V Out, Switch to Chassis Through Diode, 400 pulses per MPH

Temp Gauge

A6

Green/Blue

Resistance to Chassis, Short Cold, Open Hot

Fuel Gauge

A7

Light Green/Black

Resistance to Chassis, Short Empty, 150R = 21Litres

Fuel Sender Voltage

A8

Red/Yellow

Feed to top of Fuel Sender? Not Used

Main Beam Light

A9

Blue/White

12V Input to Light LED

Battery Warning

A10

Brown/Yellow

To Chassis Through Switch for LED On

Brake Warning

B1

Black/White

To Chassis Through Switch for LED On

Oil Warning

B3

White/Brown

To Chassis Through Switch for LED On

Engine Fault Light

B5

White/Purple

To Chassis Through Switch for LED On

Panel Illumination

B6

Red/Orange

To Chassis Through Switch for LEDs Off

Tacho LED

B7

Purple/Pink

12V Input to Light LED

Panel LED Adjust

B9

Red/White

To Chassis to Set Brightness, Also Resets Trip Counter

Rear Fog Light

B10

Green/White

To Chassis Through Switch for LED Off

B2

Unknown

B4

Unknown

B8

Unknown

 

 

I hope that the above does not cause offense to anyone - the findings above are my personal (Laymen-esque) thoughts.. please do not take them as gospel (and blow up your own IP's).

 

If someone has any suggestions (constructive please!) then they will be gratefully received. (yes, I will have an Elise one day.. but until then, the kit car is my little toy)

 

Thanks and regards,

Roy

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B4, seat belt switch and then to ground.

B8, Ground ( other side of rear fog LED inside stack )

B2, is labeled as new spare ?

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Hello Gents!,

 

Paul - Thank you! :flush:

 

 

Martin, thank you for the information. No, there is no label anywhere on/near B2; should there be?

 

The real 'sticking' point I have is that I can't work out how to get the indicator lights on the dash working. Any thoughts?

 

Thanks and regards,

Roy

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