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Exige S1 Restoration (images changed).

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My first thought was bad hydrogen embrittlement, but looking closer it appears the weld is just crap - thin fillet and burned into the two parts.

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14 hours ago, jonnyfox said:

New arm and slave, sorted. EP, I totally blame Martin :lol:

Just need to hunt a new original down tomorrow and get it to Gav before end of play. 

 

Mines still going strong after loads of trackdays and sprints. Its also shortly going to Le Mans again for a trackday. Yours cant make it out the garage   :tongue2:

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Lol Martin I'm only kidding, one of those things mate. What I will post about are two things on how wonderful our Lotus community is, actually 3. Firstly you buddy offering help throughout.

Secondly Gav at Unit 4 who gives 100% every time I pick up the phone for help, more so when I drop the car in. And I cannot believe how easy he finds a solution to every job that takes me ages to rectify but I suppose he is the independent specist.  Mega.

Lastly Junks, Phil is without doubt the most amazing person I have never met. Without. Doubt. B)

Thank you fellas. All up hill from here. 

And....when it's finished I'll thank everyone else but it's not quite there yet :lol:

I did get the car some stone chip protection in the meantime for LitP thanks to Staffordshire Wraps (signs) Burntwood. Unfortunately they had no idea what they were doing with an S1 Exige. Apparently they don't do perfect or Concorse, it was a dog shit mess with too much of a wank job to post about. I don't do negatives, I certainly try not to but it's been an expensive front end set back.

Learning curve. Almost there :tup:

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Pick it up from Unit 4 tomorrow buddy. Then a few little jobs and perfecto :clap:

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Dont keep Gav too busy. He has got to do the clutch on the Freelander.

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Lol it's all me me me with you Martin :lol:

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I'd go no where near chip protection film. Bad experience in the past too.

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Well my darlings, car is home, drove home BEAutifully.  New clutch arm uprated Gav Styley and we were able to use the same slave.  I have a list of jobs to do, the little things but it's 95% finished.  I'll get them done soon enough but in the meantime here it is tucked up nice and warm stinking of petrol :lol: of course it does.

The culprit again.

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Home.

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Will post up the final jobs as and when I get them done.

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What will you do with your life now! Looks great as always 👌🏻👍🏻

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A job well done Mr Fox, must be one of the best if not THE best S1 Exige around 👌

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Cheers fella's :tup:  

I really need to pop some miles to run the engine in and get an oil change.  So will enjoy that, get some jobs done.  Early next year or late this I'll have the remaining few areas blended, something of nothing but now I've come this far.  

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Its a thing of absolute beauty :wub:

Hope you can make Sunday at Rutland water 

 

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