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Lotus Elise 111r – 2004 – RHD

Lotus Elise 111r – 2004 – RHD

Vraagprijs: €24950

Deze rechtsgestuurde Lotus Elise type 111r is in 2014 vanuit de UK geïmporteerd en is o.a. voorzien van een nieuw Titan quick rack stuurhuis, aluminium radiator en condensor, geheel vernieuwd airco-, verwarmings- en ventilatie systeem, Spitfire toe-links, TRD inlaatfilter.

Vanzelfsprekend is ook de softtop inbegrepen welke achter de stoelen kan worden weggeborgen.

Deze auto onderscheid zich door een zeer hoge mate van onderhoud met oog voor detail en originaliteit, en is een bezichtiging meer dan waard.

De auto mag weg ivm aanschaf van een Elise type s3. Bekijk de volledige presentatie hier.

heating and ventilation HVAC/airconditioning/heating

Work in progress – refreshing the hvac bay

While working my way into the hvac bay in order to rebuild the A/C system i couldn’t resist taking out the wiper mechanism. This also requires to remove the air distribution box.

Lotus Elise and Exige wiper mechanism.

The wiper mechanism will be replated and passivated, where it’s baseplate has been media blasted and will be resprayed.

The refreshed fan assembly, zinc plated interface, stainless locknuts, fipg gasket

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1:24 scale model Lotus Elise 111r

I recreated the color scheme of my 111r on a yellow Welly 1:24 Lotus Elise 111s scale model.

The model was fully disassembled in order to paint it properly. Using paint from a touch up bottle and a compressor fed spray gun the paint was applied. First the 2-k primer, metallics as base coat and House of Kolor clear coat.

The antracite stripe is the first color layer which is then masked and sprayed over with the artic silver base coat.





This blog is not affiliated to in any way, and serves as a personal playground to share knowledge about the art of Lotus Elise 111r maintenance, and build a community along the way. I spent a lot of time writing updates on tech forums and i decided to gather that info in a catalogued fashion for easy access. It is nowhere near complete yet, nor do i pretend to know everything there is to know. But for some who want to tinker on their own Lotus Elise or Exige it may offer a start, just as i googled everything i needed to know before attacking my Elise works. Enjoy!





Lotus helmet design

Working on a helmet design in Lotus colors. Base is an OMP grandprix 7s helmet. Materials used: house of kolor paints, silhouette vinyl cutter and a compressor fed spray gun.

Finished with show clear coat by House of Kolor

The finished Lotus design helmet

The finished Lotus design helmet

The finished Lotus design helmet