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To do list:

Engine, transmission and driving related systems:
- replace gas breather / balance hose (link)
- install braided stainless hose ro replace red clutch hose
- fix erratic gas guage
- shift rebuild kit ($105.49 - JAE) (link)
- clean engine surfaces and hoses with "Grime Off":

Exterior:
- tighten rear side marker lens on passenger side
- remove front fog lights
- install front rubber lower lip
- properly attach wiper arm base cover cap
- replace wiper blade

Suspension:
- check for bad bushings
- apply wheel well undercoating

Interior:
- fix binnacle rattles (need M6 bolt, 10mm hex head x 75)
- tighten glove box door latch
- fix or remove sagging fabric on removable roof panel
- check pins in removable hardtop latches for proper fit
- reshape center console "wing" ends
- fix warped heater control panel
- fix firewall carpet (wait for full interoir re-do?)
- fix bulkhead mounting plate (link):
- recharge air conditioning
- fix door lock linkage

Engine bay area:
- find screws that fit in quarter window inside panel tray
- replace right side tailgate strut
- dynamat insulate engine compartment firewall

Date:

Miles:

Work Performed By:

Notes:

Cost:
August 26th - September 5th, 2012 35,595 Me, Tim Engel and Dave Cammack Shimmed valve clearances, replaced cracked tappet, installed 104 intake pulley, replaced timing belt and set tension, installed 3 new V-belts, adjusted throttle cable, drained and refreshed coolant/antifreeze, replaced 2 exhaust manifold studs, installed 1 exhaust lock plate.

Gates T-249 timing belt purchased from ebay.

Antifreeze purchased from O'Reilly Auto Parts in Eden Prairie, MN.

Distilled water purchased from Kowalski's Market in Eden Prairie, MN.

Gates XL 7340 and 9319 belts purcahsed from Napa Auto Parts in Eden Prairie, MN.

Cam box rear o-rings, cam box cover screw o-rings,, thermostat gasket, cam cover gaskets, tappet, cam housing seal, brass plug o-ring and cam box oil feed o-ring purchased from JAE parts in Goleta, CA.
$183.35 total combined invoice amount

$19.39 - Ebay

$25.72 - O'Reilly Auto Parts

$2.50 - Kowalski's Market

$45.02 - Napa Auto Parts

$70.72 - JAE Parts
August 9th, 2012 35,571 Me and Tim Engel Chevked valve clearances for future re-shim job and installed new chargecooler mount. $0
July 14th, 2012 35,571 Me Coolant header tank blanking cap and overflow hose to overflow tank replaced.

Blanking cap purchased from JAE Parts in Goleta, CA.

Hose purchased from  Napa Auto Parts
$30.00 - JAE Parts

$17.88 - Napa
June 23rd, 2012 35,571 Me and Jay Gallentine Driver side passenger window switch replaced, passenger side door check strap and spring aligned, and passenger side window edge whiskers re-glued. $0
May 1st 2009 34,428 Me and Jay Gallentine Driver side window motor re-installed.
$0
April 30th, 2009 34,428 Me Both rear quarter windows re-installed. (PICS) $0
April 20th, 2009 34,428 Schelen Grey Auto Electric - St. Paul, MN Driver side window motor repaired. $75
October 5th, 2008 34,428 Me and Jay Gallentine Driver side window motor removed for future repair.

Both rear quarter windows removed for future repair of black edge seal.
$0

May 14th, 2008

??

Me

Oil changed.

Wix Oil Flter #33481 purchased from O'Reilly Auto Parts.

$14.39

September 16th, 2007

??

Me

Brake light switch replaced.

Switch purchased from Napa Auto Parts.

$8.84

September 6th, 2007

33,900

Me

Oil changed. (Extra oil on hand).

$0

May 15th, 2007

??

Me and Tim Engel

Driver side rear view mirror bracket replaced, new injectors installed, ignition leads installed, chargecooler support bracket location fixed and timing adjusted.

New injectors, timing belt, and ignition leads ordered from JAE Parts in Goleta, CA.

Driver side rear view mirror bracket, part C-95647738, ordered from Pieces International in Watsonville, CA.

$505.02 - JAE Parts

$28.00 - Pieces International

May ??th, 2006

??

Me and Tim Engel

Alternator replaced.

$0

May 6th, 2006

??

South Side Automotive - Minneapolis, MN

Alternator rebuilt.

$60.00

September 1st, 2006

??

Me

Battery replaced.

1 Battery purchased from Interstate Battery.

$30.00

??

33,094

MN Dept. of Public Safety, DMV

License, title, tax and registration plates applied for.

$1598.25

April 17th, 2006

33,094

.

Car Delivered by Fox Valley Motor Cars in Chicago, IL by truck to me in Richfield, MN.

$350.00

April 10th, 2006

33,094

.

Car purchased by me from Fox Valley Motor Cars in Chicago, IL.

$23,500.00

??

33,094

.

Car traded in to Fox Valley Motor Cars in Chicago, IL, by Stephen Newman.

.

October 29th, 2005

??

Stephen N.

Fuel breather line replaced (?).

Fuel Line and 2 Hose Clamps purchased from Napa Auto Parts

$1.91

October 26th, 2005

??

Tyler Creek CE, Inc.

License, title, tax and registration plates applied for.

$237.00

??

??

.

Car purchased by Stephen Newman of Algonquin, IL.

$23,000.00

October 12th, 2004

31,???

State of Illinois

Emissions inspection passed.

.

??

??

Steve M.

Battery Replaced.

24F-DL Duralast Battery purchased from AutoZone.

$54.36

July 15th, 2004

31,130

Jaguar Performance - Mokena, IL

Notes on the invoice:

- Replace RH window motor.

Parts invoiced:

1 - RHF Window Motor

$471.80 total invoice amount

May 15th, 2004

30,640

Steve M.

Oil Changed.

5 1/2 quarts of 15W50 and Crosland filter Purchased from Pep Boys.

$19.10

October 11th, 2003

??

.

Car purchased by Steven Mandell of Bolingbrook, IL.

$20,000.00

??

??

Exclusive, Inc - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Engine idle erratic, stalling and black smoke coming out of the exhaust. Found fuel pressure regulator leaking. Replace regulator.

Parts invoiced:

1 - Fuel Pressure Regulator

$267.27 total invoice amount

September 20th, 2002

30,248

Nevada Inspection Station - Las Vegas, NV

Passed emissions inspection.

.

October 2nd, 2001

30,140

Nevada Inspection Station - Las Vegas, NV

Passed emissions inspection.

.

July 9th, 2001

30,112

Exclusive, Inc - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- AC not blowing cold. Evacuate and recharge system. Check for leaks. No leaks found at this time.

Parts invoiced:

2 - Refridgerant (R-12)

$176.18 total invoice amount

December 29th, 2000

29,927

Exclusive, Inc - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Vehicle has no power. Engine has a rough idle and stalls. Found number 1 injector bad and all spark plugs fouled out. Replace injector and spark plugs.
- Noise coming from exhaust system. Found a clogged catalytic converter. Replace converter.
- Replace gear lever rubber boot underneath center concole.

Parts invoiced:

1 - Catalytic Converter
1 - Fuel Injector Assembly
4 - Spark Plugs
1 - Gear Lever Boot

$1794.00 total invoice amount

November 2nd, 2000

??

Nevada Motor Vehicle Department - Las Vegas, NV

Registration issued.

.

September 29th, 2000

??

Nevada Motor Vehicle Department - Las Vegas, NV

Registration issued.

.

August 15th, 2000

29,843

Nevada Inspecion Station - Henderson, NV

Passed emissions inspection.

.

September 9th, 1999

??

Nevada Motor Vehicle Department - Henderson, NV

Registration issued.

.

September 7th, 1999

29,189

Nevada Inspecion Station - Las Vegas, NV

Passed emissions inspection.

.

August 31st, 1999

29,164

Exclusive, Inc - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Gas smell when driving very bad. Replace vent hose for fuel tanks.
- E-brake, check.
- Shifter boot leaking hot air. Needs shifter boot insulation (worn out). Check other shops work.
- Inspect both fuel tanks. No leaks found. Check front and rear brake pads and rotors (recommend replacing front rotors next service).
- Note, charging warning light is on. Rattle coming from exhaust system (either EBPV or catalyst).

Parts invoiced:

1 - A085L4080K - Fuel Line
2 - A075U6082F - Hose Clips

$341.16 total invoice amount

June 14th, 1999

28,712

Desert Imports - Henderson, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Diagnose AC, leaks, oil change, suspens, speedometer.
- Replace front and rear shocks.
- Tune up. Remove and replace: air filter, fuel filter and spark plugs. Adjust fuel mix and CO to specs. Adjust ignition timing if necessary.
- Replace cam tower gasket, front and rear seals and o-rings. Replace timing belt tensioner. Replace cam cover gaskets. Replace alternator belts and AC belts. Replace both fuel caps. Steam clean engine.
- Evacuate and charge AC.
- Replace AC compressor and receiver dryer.
- Replace clutch master cylinder. Bleed system.
- Replace right side trans axle seal and o-ring.
- Full detailing
- (Note in comment section says "speedometer is not working due to internal problem.)

Parts invoiced:
1 - 7079J0662 - Clutch Master Cylinder
1 - B912E6421V - Permabond A136
2 - A912E2040F - Cam Cover Gasket
2 - 082L6168 - Fuel Filler Cap
4 - 910M0006 - Spark Plugs
1 - 910E6929 - Fuel Filter Turbo
1 - 907S0020 - Air Filter
2 - 907E6332 - Alternator Belt
1 - 910E6656 - AC Compressor Belt
1 - 912E6694 - O-ring Cam Cover Plug
1 - 907E6249 - Bearing Tensioner
2 - 089C9020 - Front Shock
2 - 089D9020 - Rear Shock
2 - 907E6042 - Front Cam Seal
2 - 907E6202 - Rear Cam Seal
2 - 907E6027 - O-ring, Cam Box-Carb
1 - 082P4294 - Receiver/Dryer, Switch
1 - 079P6010 - AC Compressor New
2.50 - R12 - Freon
2 - Oil Charge - AC Oil Charge
1 - A082F6494F - Oil Seal - Driveshaft
1 - A082F693 - O-ring Driveshaft

$4625.15 total invoice amount

August 21st, 1998

26,620

Nevada Inspection Station - Las Vegas, NV

Passed emissions inspection

.

July 28th, 1998

26,464

Cyclop Automotive - Las Vegas, NV

Nots on the invoice:

- Oil changed, checked the brakes, greased the cap.
- (The "recommended repairs" section had the following information written in:
- The water pump is not new.
- Rear pads need to be replaced.
- Alternator is not working all the time.
- windshield resevoir is crooked.)

Parts invoiced:

1 - Oil Filter
6 - Quarts of Engine Oil

$126.54 total invoice amount

November 3rd, 1997

??

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Customer states brake pedal hard, no brakes.
- Cover for antifreeze.
- Customer states, check for possible gas and oil leak.

Parts invoiced:

1 - C912E9021J Water Pump
1 - A910E1869F Bracket
5 - A075W7024F Screws
5 - A075W7030F Screws
1 - RBR7340 Water Pump Bracket
1 - 7/8' Hose
1 - Can of Cleaner

$2012.74 total invoice amount

August 21st, 1997

24,255

Nevada Inspection Station - Las Vegas, NV

Passed emissions inspection.

.

July 21st, 1997

??

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Part only.

Parts invoiced:

1 - rear mirror

$67.41 total invoice amount

June 2nd, 1997

??

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Evacuate and recharge AC system. .54 lbs recovered - recharge with 2.5 lbs. R&R 2 valves, add 1 ounce oil, add freon dye.
- Leak test. OK.
- Timing belt noise. New style 100,000 mile belt makes more noise when new.

Parts invoiced:

2 - Lbs Freon
Freon Dye
Oil
2 - Valves

$144.60 total invoice amount

May 13th, 1997

??

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Leaking oil, smoking, burning smell.
- R&R camshaft towers - Renew gasket material.
- R&R Timing Belt.

Parts invoiced:

1 - Timing Belt
1 - Gasket Material

$755.01 total invoice amount

April 25th, 1997

23,465

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Change oil and filters.
- (The "we recommend the following repairs" section has "front and rear shocks" written in.)

Parts invoiced:

Lotus Filter
Oil

$54.51 total invoice amount

August 29th, 1996

20,856

Nevada Inspection Station - Las Vegas, NV

Passed emissions inspection.

.

August 8th, 1996

20,704

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Check AC. Blows warm.
- Check Fluids. OK.
- Charged AC, added freon.

$69.89 total invoice amount

April 19th, 1996

??

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

Parts invoiced:

4 - wheel centers

$132.89 total invoice amount

March 7th, 1996

??

Exotic Motor Works, Ltd. - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Changed oil filter.
- Check all belts. OK.
- Check A/C. OK.

Parts invoiced:

1 - Oil Filter
7 - Quarts of Oil

$79.55 total invoice amount

November 19th, 1995

18,102

Superior Tire - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

Parts invoiced:

2 - High Performance Flat Repairs

$18.00 total invoice amount

August 18th, 1995

17,515

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- After car driven and warmed up, clutch starts getting very hard to get into gear. Norm has driven and verified. Rebuild clutch slave cylinder and bleed.
- Replaced both shift cables. Cover missing from air conditioning knob. Part on order.

Parts invoiced:

1 - Repair Kit A082Q6024F
2 - Gearchange Cable A082F6359J

$1135.82 total invoice amount

March 16th, 1995

16,896

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Check rattle in engine area. No work.
- Check coolant and coolant caps. Cylinder head gasket leaking. Cooler pump leaking.
- Check brake pads. Work declined. Not suggested to drive car.

$58.00 total invoice amount

March 16th, 1995

16,896

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- (Handwritten notes across the back state "coolant flush, shock absorbers, therm caps, rebuild chargecooler, time belt, oil change & filter, gauge setup on engine.)

Parts invoiced:

Head Gasket Set
Coolant
Thermostat
3 - Belts
Timing Belt
Resevoir Cap
Charge Cooler Pump
Resevoir Cap

$2872.08 total invoice amount

 

November 14th, 1994

16,060

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Had to jump start 2 times. Put in new batteries. Check AVR test. Check all fluids and top off. Really top off. AVR test, battery and charging system good.
- Alternator belt loose, secure and adjust.... Check for draws, NP draws. If key is left in ignition it will drain battery.
- As of job 1, if key is left in ignition or neon lights are left on, will drain battery. Topped off all fluids.
- Please note right rear shock absorber leaking.
- (Handwritten note stating "grinding in front, disc pads = eaten into. out of alignment" appears at the bottom of this invoice.)

$72.00 total invoice amount

June 22nd, 1994

16,025

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Radio antenna will not come up. No reception. Replace Antenna.
- Check all fluids.

Parts invoiced:

Antenna A075M4699F

$489.88 total invoice amount

April 22nd, 1994

15,623

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Antenna will not go up or down yet. Not ok by warranty company yet.
- Clutch will not shift. Removed transmission, replaced cover plate, friction plate, release bearing, and spigot bearing.
- (Handwritten notes across invoice say "leak in clutch line", "tooth in trans gear", and "overheated the clutch, the flywheel disc warps".)

Parts invoiced:

Disc A082Q6033F
Clutch Cover A082Q6032F
Spigot Bearing A912E6862F
Release Bearing A082Q6034F

$1426.58 total invoice amount

March 24th, 1994

14,374

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Re-do 12,500 mile maintenance service (B service)
- Replaced air filter
- VIP treatment, re-do, see Bob and Norm.

$28.31 total invoice amount

March 18th, 1994

14,310

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- 12,500 mile service
- Check for running hot or coolant loss. Found vaccuum pump hanging off. Refit pump and adjust belt.
- (Handwritten note stating chargecooler vaccuum pump belt was off here.)
- Checked compression as lack of flow could lead to heat. Gasket problem. Will have to order antenna.
- Antenna inoperable. Will have to order antenna.
- Top loose. Refit top clips.

Parts invoiced:

Oil filter A907E6000W,
Washer A075W4055Z,
Fuel Filter A910E6929F,
VC Gasket A912E2040F
6 Quarts of Valvoline Oil

$735.02 total invoice amount

August 24th, 1992

9,805

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- No brake lights and instrument lights. Repair wire connectors at brake light switch. Repair dimmer switch.
- (There is a note that states that the carpet was damaged from previous repair here.)

$144.74 total invoice amount

August 27th, 1992

9,478

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Transmission grinds in lower gears when shifting. Had to add fluid to resevoir. Remove excess fluid, adjust clutch, top off freon.

$68.00 total invoice amount

February 12th, 1992

8,148

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Sunroof rattle, loose / S.O.P. Replace front right sunroof socket.
- Clutch pedal squeak. Lube clutch lever.
- Customer states car is running into the red. Top off coolant.
- Left outside mirrior loose, shakes. Reposition and re-glue.

Parts invoiced:

RH Recess A082U6098F

$0 - warranty work

December 6th, 1991

7,414

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Very hard starting when cold. Check out. OK.
- Add gasoline additive. Check fluids, adjust cable.

Parts invoiced:

Additive ZVW-239-003

$41.71 total invoice amount

November 13th, 1991

7,234

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Dash lights go on and off. Could not get dash lights to go off, suspect someone had turned dimmer switch down.
- Check fluids, battery, water etc. Check all fluids.

$0 - warranty work

September 25th, 1991

6,742

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Note on the invoice:

- 6000 mile service (A service)
- Check grinding in 1st and 2nd. Adjust shift cable.

Parts invoiced:

Wix Oil Filter 51068
Washer A075W4055Z
6 Quarts of Valvoline Oil

$169.82 total invoice amount

June 19th, 1991

5,326

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- A/C not cooling, leaking oil. No freon in system, charge and test for leak. Found discharge hose had rubbed against the chassis and worn through. Repair hose as per factory and evacuate sysyem and recharge and test leak. OK.

Parts invoiced:

Freon

$0 - warranty work

May 15th, 1991

4,871

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Please repair gel cracks per est. Autho # A.J. 91-5-8-1 per Arnold Johnson 5/8/91 See Norm Perren

$0 - warranty work

May 15th, 1991

4,858

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Coolant leak, left rear of car. Secure hose between charge cooler and resevoir.
- Had to jump start. Charge battery.
- Washer fluid comes out of nozzles when driving, drips. Washers not leaking - after using washers, water contact in front and blows up windshield.
- Check for poor acceleration. Charge cooler not getting enough coolant.

Parts invoiced:

Oil Filter A907E6000W
Washer A075W4055Z
6 Quarts of Valvoline Oil

$0 - warranty work

March 6th, 1991

4,178

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Right window regulator noisy when rolled. Adjust window channels.
- (Right window motor B082M6354F was invoiced here.)
- Left outside mirror shakes at idle, loose? Replace left window motor.
- Inside rear view mirror screws loose and will not tighten. Refit screws and nuts.
- Gas guage fluctuates, innacurate. Replace sender.
- Stalls in A.M. Reset IAC valve.
- Check for running hot, especially in traffic, temp goes into red. Secure hose clamp.
- Clutch pedal squeak. Lubricate clutch pedal.
- A/C starts blowing warm after being turned on for long periods. Secure charging valve charge system.
- A/C and heater blower noisy. No Problem Found.

Parts invoiced:

Right Window Motor B082M6354F
Fuel Sender B082L6155F

$0 - warranty work

December 26th, 1990

3,281

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Overheating / Running hot. Engine does not seem to be running hot. Red light that is coming on is warning.
- Speaker covers falling off. Order cover.
- Pulling right. Set toe.
- L.O.F check fluids and trans fluid. Perform all fluid checks and replace engine oil.
- Check rear tires for leaks. Not Done
- Accelerator pedal rubber off. No pedal rubber on car.

Parts invoiced:

Oil Filter A907E6000W
Washer A075W4055Z
6 Quarts of Valvoline Oil

$117.12 total invoice amount

December 21st, 1990

3,281

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Overheating / running hot
- Speaker covers falling off
- Pulling right
- L.O.F check fluids and trans fluid
- Check rear tires for leaks
- Accelerator pedal rubber off

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October 22nd, 1990

2,019

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Engine stall poor running S.O.P. Replace sticking IAC valve.

$0 - warranty work

October 19th, 1990

2,019

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Flaws in front spoiler paint
- Doors both sides paint feels rough in areas

$0 - warranty work

October 18th, 1990

2,019

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

(IAC Valve arrived at Chaisson)

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October 16th, 1990

2,019

Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV

Notes on the invoice:

- Drivers door sticks out when closed
- Adjust striker plate
- Secure glove box lock
- Check engine light coming on, no turbo boost, hard starting, stalling. Part on order.
- Check trans reverse hard shifting. Trans normal.
- Pulls to the right. No problem found.
- Steering wheel shaking. No problem found....

Parts invoiced:

A910E6942F Valve

$0 - warranty work

October 4th, 1990

1,600

.

Las Vegas Auto Leasing, Inc. of Las Vegas, NV, leased the car to Orlando Battisti of Las Vegas, NV. The car was delivered/picked up on October 8th by Orlando.

$ - (Leased)

August 24th, 1990 ?? Chaisson Motor Cars - Las Vegas, NV First After Sales Service performed (According to stamp in back of owners manual) $0

August 1st, 1990

1,598

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The car was put into demo service and the warranty started by Chaisson Motorcars in Las Vegas, NV, USA. 

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February, 1990 ?? .. The Car was sold and delivered to Chaisson Motorcars in Las Vegas, NV, USA.(Click HERE to see the original window sticker) ..
January 6th - 14th, 1990 ?? .. The car was used as the display car at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, CA. ..
December 1989 ?? .. The car was shipped from England via cargo ship, to a port in Savannah, GA, and then taken by truck to Lotus Cars USA in Lawrenceville, GA for full inspection, cleaning and PDI work. ..
November 10th, 1989 0 Lotus Cars Ltd, Hethel, UK The car rolled off the assembly line. ..