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#970666 - 9th Nov 2004 6:54pm Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Bought this a few months ago after selling my yellow one.
Lotus Esprit S4s production life 1995-1996.
2174CC chargecooled turbo standard 300BHP.
Split rim 18" alloys
Wide arch extensions
Rear Spoiler





Upgrades so far:-
Dump Valve
K&N Filter
Big disc upgrade from 286mm to 323mm slotted and allen bolted to look like bells on Brembo calipers.





Upgrades in future:-
330BHP superchip
Blueflame twin exit exhaust (mongoose)
Polished alloys
Carbon Fibre sunroof see pics of the ones I make
2002 rear round light conversion.
Adjustable Suspension.

Here's a few pics



I know these cars shouldn't really be modified but I like to put my own mark on my cars.
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#970667 - 9th Nov 2004 7:04pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Wow looks sweet laugh

Keep us updated as you complete those future mods :go: :go:
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#970668 - 9th Nov 2004 7:06pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Cool so you did all that yourself including the carbon fibre
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#970669 - 9th Nov 2004 7:19pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Well not really. Got a guy in St.Helens to take a mould off my glass roof. He made two moulds then bonded them together. They make bodykits and rally equipment for International rally teams, Citreon and Renault direct rally teams, Porsche GT2 race series etc. They also import bodykits for all the japs cars as well. If anyone is after a bodykit, bucket seat or light pod set for their car, they will be able to supply you. They are the manufacturer and not a middle man or retailer so it saves you a ****load of money as well.
I might put a post about their details on another thread.
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#970670 - 9th Nov 2004 9:19pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Nice motor.
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#970671 - 9th Nov 2004 10:08pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Nice motor.
Thanks mate.
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#970672 - 9th Nov 2004 10:27pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Really nice car there matey...
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#970673 - 10th Nov 2004 9:43am Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Thanks for the good comments. I used to have a 1990 Esprit carb turbo in Yellow for the past two years. I did quite a lot to this but sadly it had to go. Even managed to take it on the track just before I sold it. Best time I've had in a car! It cost 90 all day open pit in Anglesey and you got 20 min tuition.
Here's a list of mods on my previous car along with a pic:-
S4 alloys
Hi-Spec 4 pot front brake kit with slotted rotors and stainless steel braided hoses
Staitec adjustable dump valve
Forge race actuator to raise boost from 0.65 to 0.9Bar
ERL Aquamist Water injection kit
Carbon Fibre Sunroof
Genuine GT3 bucket seats with colour coded backs
lowered suspension
Stainless steel sports exhaust
SE/S300 front and rear bumpers
Clear front and side indicators
K&N filter
V8 rear spoiler
25mm wheel spacers all round

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#970674 - 11th Nov 2004 12:00am Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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I'm a big fan of the Esprits, and there are two very nice examples. Jealous tease

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#970675 - 11th Nov 2004 9:38am Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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I have been since I was a kid watching James bond movies. When we meet up, will take you out for a spin in it if you want?
I hopefully off today or tommorrow to buy some old scrappers (Lotus Elites). The seller owns a Lambougini Gallardo? in Crome Orange. I'll try and blag a drive in this and take some pics. If I do, will post on here.

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I'm a big fan of the Esprits, and there are two very nice examples. Jealous tease
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#970676 - 11th Nov 2004 9:56am Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Sometimes modding can go wrong! Well it's all about individual taste. Personally there are some features I like but IMO it looks a bit tacky.
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#970677 - 11th Nov 2004 3:26pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Nic car, and it's nice to see everybody isn't going with Japanese.

On the subject of CF, I'm looking for a bonnet, straight copy, no fancy vents. Could you get a round-abouts price?
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#970678 - 11th Nov 2004 4:25pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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love them laugh eek laugh

these were probably the first car i thought "wow" about, i remember the first time i heard about one and it was when i was playing top trumps when i was little <img border="0" alt="[hypo]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions069.gif" />

have seen your yellow one about once or twice but never close up, looked mint though.

nice to see something different to the usual cars you see being modified smile

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#970679 - 11th Nov 2004 7:02pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Nic car, and it's nice to see everybody isn't going with Japanese.

On the subject of CF, I'm looking for a bonnet, straight copy, no fancy vents. Could you get a round-abouts price?
Hi there, the company is Magnum Motorsport. I will put a seperate thread on their details and what they do. Their number is 01744 612361 Ask for Dave Knowles. If you ring just mention my name Dave walters
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#970680 - 11th Nov 2004 7:07pm Re: Superdavelotus - Lotus Esprit S4s
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Thanks for the kind words. The yellow one I had modified. Although it was on carbs and standard was 225BHP at 0.65BAR. I added water injection and a forge race actuctor and ran a boost of 0.9-1BAR = approx 280-290 BHP. In the end decided to go for an injection ECU Esprit with a chargecooler. The chargecoolers work in a similar way to intercoolers but are more effecient.
Hopefully when I come to the next meet you can have a look around. Iam just waiting for my application to see if Iam accepted.

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love them laugh eek laugh

these were probably the first car i thought "wow" about, i remember the first time i heard about one and it was when i was playing top trumps when i was little <img border="0" alt="[hypo]" title="" src="graemlins/cwemotions069.gif" />

have seen your yellow one about once or twice but never close up, looked mint though.

nice to see something different to the usual cars you see being modified smile
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