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    Re: Lotus Elise...2005-6

    I find the Elise very well planted and not twitchy at all but, then again, I drive older luftgekult 911's too and think they handle wonderfully. Once you get the feel of a rear biased car you...
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    Re: Lotus Elise...2005-6

    I found and purchased a 2005 w/26k miles in very nice shape...silver with a repainted front clam (matches perfectly) from some scrapes etc....truly enjoy the car.
    It is very purpose built and I...
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    Re: Lotus Elise...2005-6

    Yes, if serious, as it has a carbon fiber/aluminum monocoque frame so any damage to that makes it a goner....front / rear clamshell damage is usually cosmetic if a fender bender (with no...
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    Re: Lotus Elise...2005-6

    Well, I've been looking and found the oil coolant line issues....cam lobe problem....oil U tube rubbing wear...leaking radiators and blower motor issues.....anyone have anything to add?
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    Lotus Elise...2005-6

    I'm in the market for a Lotus as described in the title....I've always had older Brit cars (the last one when on this site a '56 TR3 smallmouth) but am in that 'I really want to drive it worry free'...
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    Re: Looking at a redone 2500 m

    Back glass is fine and can't imagine that going south unless in an accident. We get windshields smacked all of the time tho in Az....that was my concern...I have not called around to check and no...
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    Re: Looking at a redone 2500 m

    Nope...straight 6 out of/for a TR6 per serial number.....how about things like door regulators...the only thing not replaced on the car....or, how about glass windshields?
    Thanks
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    Looking at a redone 2500 m

    I am not overly acquainted with the Marque but have owned an AH 3000, TR3, Jaguar XKE and Silver Cloud so am familiar with the Brit species....how available are the odds n ends parts sourced from...
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    For Sale Re: Triumph Books and magazines

    Make an offer boys/girls....on either...both Piggot Books together or one at a time
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    For Sale Triumph Books and magazines

    If you don't like the price make an offer as I'll deal with Forum members....thanks for looking

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/332146650349?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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    Re: Collector Car insurance

    None of the Collector car ins policies allow for the vehicle to be a 'work car' and all allow for shows, parades and 'pleasure driving'.
    The thing I note with Hagerty and those that have filed a...
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    Re: Collector Car insurance

    Thanks for all of the input. I suspect I'll stay with Hagerty based upon your positive responses.
    For a few hundred more bucks it's worth the peace of mind.
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    Re: Collector Car insurance

    I had a small hit and run claim with Hagerty and they are fantastic. They actually paid the shop more because they were afraid the shop underbid the job. They want everybody happy. I was very...
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    Re: Collector Car insurance

    John, I presently have Hagerty but have never had to make a claim altho others here have and made good reports about the experience.
    I'm getting a really varied rate quote from dif Ins. Co's....
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    Re: Collector Car insurance

    Geo,
    They were $300 higher than Hagerty and 500 over Grundy...Not sure why, the agent didn't know why either and they wanted a deductable on the vehicle too...
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    Collector Car insurance

    Gents/Ladies..
    Need to renew my policy and have been looking around for value.
    Presently have Hagerty and have never had a claim.
    Grundy offers more coverage for 45% less cash and the same no...
  17. Thread: Anybody got 44k

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    Re: Anybody got 44k

    you can spend that kind of dough if you have it all done. Doesn't matter if it's a VW or a RR man hours are man hours.
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Sold my '56 TR3

    Geo,
    Thanks. No, it left the State Friday.
    Honestly, I think I'll miss this forum as much, if not more than, the car itself.
    This is by far the most informative, active and frindly place to...
  19. Thread: Anybody got 44k

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    Re: Anybody got 44k

    Don't know. Looks like he did it right. But. Easy to get upside down in any full resto on anything then you want to recoup.
    It's worth it if he finds a buyer but he's still upside down and badly....
  20. Thread: Sold my '56 TR3

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    TR2/3/3A Sold my '56 TR3

    Guys, sold my '56 TR3 and she departed last nite. Didn't have to sell but was as far as I could go mech/resto wise and wanted another project.
    Anyways, have a lot of parts big/small that I'll list...
  21. Thread: Butt Ugly

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    Re: Butt Ugly

    "Pics speak for themselves."

    Indeed they do.

    Noticed the Nevada plates, maybe he won it in a poker game. Also noticed the, umm, accessory in pink; looks like that had some extensive body...
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    Re: Butt Ugly

    No, not cheap and probably well made but still faux with a heavy layer of bad taste.
    They remind me of toupes, open shirts with gold chains, large sunglasses with rhinestones (on a man)....
    Or that...
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    Butt Ugly

    Have you ever seen anything as gaudy as this thing. It looks like a cartoon of bad taste.

    https://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Custom-Neo-Classic-/260741770932
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    Re: DOT 5 Brake Fluid

    CJD, I feel your pain...went thru this twice with DOT4 but no issues with the DOT5 so am at a loss....
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    Re: Rubber eating monster

    Yup, it is. Still have the original all steel one. Gives a wonderful scent of fuel when working under the car. Had a friend under there on his back once.."Man, you must have a gas leak"...."Look...
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