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Patrick Reimer's 1998

Patrick Reimer from London, UK, owns a 1998 GT3 in Azure Blue, with a Black interior.


Year: 1998
Colour: Azure Blue
Interior: Black
Driving Style: a lot more careful recently
Miles per year: 2,000 — 4,000
Owned Since: September 2003
Purchase from: Private
Serviced at: Lakeside Engineering, Peninsula TVR
Other Cars: BMW 2,8 Z3
Previous Lotus': None
Why an Esprit: The best sportscar concept ever.
Upgrades: V8 monoblocks + V8 wheelarches, Justin's dump valve, battery main switch fitted, Light bulbs replaced by low current LEDs, No 10 chip, boost gauge, electric chargecooler pump, Quicksilver sports exhaust, adjustable suspension, V8 spoiler taken off the car

Future mods:
turbo & injector upgrade, oil catch tank
Problems: No problems






Bleeding the system after fitting the electric chargecooler pump. We used a transparent hose to check the cooling circuit for air bubbles. Here's the ram air conversion, with the pipe now directly into the air box.


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