Lotus Turbo Esprit Fact Respository for the 1981-1987 Lotus Turbo Esprit (the Giugiaro cars.)

Custom Lotus parts, guides and facts for the Lotus Turbo Esprit. 2.2 Liter Lotus engine with turbo. Guides for tires, wheels, engine, transmission as well as custom carbon fiber, aluminum and fiberglass parts for the Lotus Turbo Esprit. As well as an adjustable suspension for the front of the car.

Facts for both the US and UK Lotus Turbo Esprit, including spring rates, engine info, parts, modifications, specifications (specs), pictures, users, owners and vital information for the Lotus.

Some information might be valid for non turbo cars and other Esprits as well, some custom parts may be usable on non turbo version of the car and other parts may work on the later Esprits. And suspension adjustment and springs, coilovers coil overs and other stuff.

Turbo Esprits have the 2.2 liter lotus engine and 210 horsepower, we have custom fiberglass, aluminum and carbon fiber parts being developed along with a multitude of facts on the lotus cars.

We will have replacement OEM parts as well as custom unique parts for the esprits made from fiberglass, carbon fiber and aluminum.

We are interested in hearing from other lotus owners including S1 owners, S2 esprit owners and S3 n/a lotuses. We have a variety of owners.

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Esprit.Transmission History

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May 12, 2012, at 11:43 PM by 75.134.210.95
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Also, they make one for the C-35 Citroen transmission, QDF13H?. In USA and Canada these LSDs? are available from IMSservice@yahoo.com
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Also, Quaife makes LSD for the C-35 Citroen transmission, QDF13H?. In USA and Canada these LSDs? are available from IMSservice@yahoo.com
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Quaife makes a limited slip differential for the later model Esprits with the Renault transmission,PN# QDF5M?.
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Quaife makes a limited slip differential for the later model Esprits with the Renault UN-1 transmission,PN# QDF5M?.
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Also, they make one for the C-35 Citroen transmission, QDF13H?. In USA and Canada these LSDs? are available from IMSservice@yahoo.com
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January 07, 2012, at 08:51 AM by 66.227.211.242
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Although Quaife makes a limited slip differential for the later model Esprits with the Renault transmission they do not make one for the Citroen transmission. Harry Martens is working on a limited slip for the Citroen transmission, however pricing has not been established.
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Quaife makes a limited slip differential for the later model Esprits with the Renault transmission,PN# QDF5M?. Also, they make one for the Citroen transmission, QDF13H?. Parts are available from InterMservice?@yahoo.com
October 30, 2006, at 09:48 AM by 69.177.168.84
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Although Quaife makes a limited slip differential for the later model Esprits with the Renault transmission they do not make one for the Citroen transmission.

Questions to be answered:

Question 1: Can the shorter throw tip on this page work for our cars?

Question 2: Has anyone done a stainless steel clutch line for our cars yet?

Answer 2: Dave Bean Engineering can supply braided stainless steel clutch lines.
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Although Quaife makes a limited slip differential for the later model Esprits with the Renault transmission they do not make one for the Citroen transmission. Harry Martens is working on a limited slip for the Citroen transmission, however pricing has not been established.
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Answer 2: We have been referred to Michael Motorsport http://www.michaelsmotorsports.com for Quaife limited slip differentials.

Question 3: Has anyone done a stainless steel clutch line for our cars yet?

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Answer 2: Dave Bean Engineering can supply braided stainless steel clutch lines.
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Answer 2: We have been referred to Michael Motorsport http://www.michaelsmotorsports.com for limited slip differentials.

Question 3: Has anyone done a stainless steel clutch line for our cars yet?

Answer 3: Dave Bean Engineering can supply braided stainless steel clutch lines.
April 06, 2004, at 08:10 AM by JS
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The Turbo Esprit came with the Citroen C-35 transmission. As with many of the parts on the pre-GM cars the transmission is a little rare. If you have problems or issues, you might attempt to contact Harry Martens at http://www.ds-vitesse.com/home_uk.html

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We will be designing a "set" of pieces to replace the OEM linkage assembly to shorten and tighten up the shift linkage on the S3 Esprit. It will likely involve slightly modified bellcranks, sealed bearings and spherical ball-joint links.
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We will be designing a "set" of pieces to replace the OEM linkage assembly to shorten and tighten up the shift linkage on the Esprit. It will likely involve slightly modified bellcranks, sealed bearings and spherical ball-joint links.
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We will be designing a "set" of pieces to replace the OEM linkage assembly to shorten and tighten up the shift linkage on the S3 Esprit. It will likely involve slightly modified bellcranks, sealed bearings and spherical ball-joint links.
March 16, 2004, at 04:41 PM by 24.68.48.217
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Short Throw Shifter Conversion

We will be designing a "set" of pieces to replace the OEM linkage assembly to shorten and tighten up the shift linkage on the Esprit. It will likely involve slightly modified bellcranks, sealed bearings and spherical ball-joint links.

Contact: f1@horizon.bc.ca
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