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First weekend with my +2

PostPost by: BRGS » Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:50 pm

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I have been looking out for a +2 for a while, hence joining this excellent forum.

I have had some good advice from some very nice and helpful members and also looked at some great cars and I would like to thank those guys for that.

Anyway I went for it and my 130/5 arrived this week. I’ve put 100 or so miles on her this weekend and all is running well. I would like to use the winter to sort out various issues so one of the Lotus specialists is likely to benefit from that.

Anyway I’m going to try to upload a pic taken on the drive. Thanks for having me as a member and I hope I can make a contribution.

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PostPost by: Chrispy » Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:41 am

Looks lovely Jim, glad you're enjoying it!
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PostPost by: elans3 » Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:45 am

Looks a cracker Jim, enjoy it !
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PostPost by: The Veg » Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:28 am

Congrats Jim! I hope the car exceeds your expectations!
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PostPost by: Sploder90 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:25 am

Excellent stuff Jim, glad you are enjoying it. The excellent autumn weather is a bonus.
Hopefully be back on the road again shortly myself once I have sorted the valve clearances out and given it a service. (some stripped threads on the cam studs isn't exactly helpful though :roll: )
some excellent roads in the peoples republic
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