i know i could probably look this up somewhere but i was wondering if anyone had the exact width of an exige to hand ? i have a workshop with doors that are 1930 cm wide and was wondering if ill get the car in … thanks

RogerMy official Exige brochure has no mention of dimensions. However, in Autocar’s 2/8/2000 edition they quote:Length 3780mmWidth (excl mirrors) 1720mmHeight 1175mmNot looking too hopeful.

thanks pesky … hhhmm without mirrors … not looking good

RogerFrom memory my garage doors are approx 2.00m clear opening and the Exige goes through without having to think about it too much - as opposed to other cars which are often very tight.Therefore, I think you should be OK (with a little caution)Regards - David

roger x - if your garage is really over 19 metres wide I don’t think you wil have any problems… [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/grin.gif[/image]

quote:Originally posted by MarkD:roger x - if your garage is really over 19 metres wide I don’t think you wil have any problems… [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/grin.gif[/image]Well spotted, Hawkeye [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/grin.gif[/image]

well you see us old lads still have a problem with all this new money ! [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/blush.gif[/image] i just measured it again and its definitely 1930mm … david dont fancy coming down to devon and parking it for me do you hah [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/smile.gif[/image]

Sorry to complicate things…and it should not make any difference anyway, but according to the Lotus Service Manual the width is 1730mm

well im just about to wash it , i think the dirt may even be a factor, then try the eye of the needle … then ill report back … im not even having any breakfast ! [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/wink.gif[/image]

erm…roger, could you wash mine as well 'cause I absolutely hate that kind of stuff…thank gawd me dealer is washing it now and then…cheers,Bruno

in the words of ace ventura " like a glove " ! it fits … this is something ive dreamed of, having a heated workshop with room to work on the car … so im happy … even waxed it once i got it inside … bruno , i love washing cars , anytime just bring it over haha problem is i live in the middle of nowhere down tiny country lanes coverd in cow **** ! even found a twig stuck between the rear clam and the body …

ok folks, you heard the man like roger…just put the kettle on, ok ? cheers,Bruno

quote:Originally posted by roger x:i love washing carsWhat colour of Marigolds do you wear when washing yours, then? Did you use any of the new ones you snuck off & bought at the Autosport Show? [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/grin.gif[/image]

I bet they are pink ones with flowers on it…:lol :abhauoi Pesky, you promised us some more infos about that Quaife 6 speed box…:angelhow was the show anyway? anything interesting for us?cheers,Bruno

BrunoRuss has the brochure with all the facts & figures, so I’ll ask him to post the details. I think the sequential 6 speed is �3750 & the H pattern 6 speed �2750. Quaiffe replace part of the gearbox casing. Cost of fitting Quaiffe parts to existing box already out of car is �200 & for them to take the box out & then refit is �400. All prices are of course excluding VAT. The good news for you is that Quaiffe have also developed a special box for the Swiss trackday market - 6 sequential reverse gears, & 1 forward gear [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/wink.gif[/image] [This message has been edited by Pesky (edited 13 January 2002).]

cheers Pesky, nice one…

actually i dont use protection … although i have heard about some new synthetic gloves that give a more natural feel , you just cant beat that flesh on plastic feeling [image]http://www.exiges.com/ubb/NonCGI/images/icons/wink.gif[/image] … pesky wasnt it you i saw at the show having their picture taken with a certain porn star ? … bruno the kettle is permanently on mate …

[oi Pesky, you promised us some more infos about that Quaife 6 speed box]Hey Bruno - gearbox prices (all plus the dreaded VAT) :-Gemini sequential �8000 (fitted?)Quaife sequential �3750 + fitting (�400)Quaife h-pattern �2750 + fitting (�400)HTH.If you are ok to wait, a little birdie tells me that Pit Lane are developing a similar item.Cheers mate

cheers Russ, still a bit on the steep side, innit…mind you, I can wait… general question to you lot out there. is it better to spend that money on tuning the engine or should I go this path? all thoughts highly appreciatedcheers,Bruno