DIY Engine Conversion

Nov 2, 2010 update on MacLotus's 1999 Lotus Elise Sport 190 (Series 1)

As I indicated in the car description, the existing Rover VHPD engine is extremely unreliable due to poor manufacturing processes, so I’ve decided to save the original (and rare) engine/gearbox in my barn for possible restoration someday. For now, since this is a non-street legal track-toy, I begin my search for a more suitable platform (i.e. more power).

 

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