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Talking Project "Green Hornet" track car(Lotus Exige S) in Bahrain

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This is the green hornet . Its a 2009 Lotus Exige S 240 that I plan to build into a serious track/time attack car. There is a lot planned for this car and will take me some time to complete. So I will update this thread with pics whenever I have progressed with the project. Hope you guys like it and I appreciate all comments whether positive or negative.

Here is a couple of crappy iphone pics of how the car used to look like along side "Billybob".
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Cool

and here is the reason why it is called the Green Hornet !
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The car is currently like the pics above and here is the spec list of mods finished on the car as of now:

- Re-sprayed the car in a metallic neon green that was inspired off one of my motocross helmets.

-Replaced all the yellow Lotus badges on the wheels, front, and steering wheel from yellow to black.

- Reverie Uk parts are the gauge binnacle, shift knob, front canards, front splitter, sideskirts, side scoop, rear wing, and rear diffuser, all in cf.

- Craftsquare side mirrors in cf

- 2bular exhaust system with de-cat pipe made by Jim Valentine of 2bular Exhausts.

- Nitron GT3 triple adjustable suspension in my room waiting to be installed.

- front tow hook.

I think thats everything that I can remember.

The car has AP racing 4 pot brake kit as standard so when they cook I'll uprade to a big brake AP kit with larger slotted discs, steel hoses, etc.
Also added the Toyo R888s which for our climate is a fantastic tire.

I know I started this project the wrong way round lol. I know you are supposed to start with the suspension, brakes, tires, then engine and transmission, then aerodynamics and cosmetics, but I chose this route cause to me it makes sense at the moment.

Aerodynamics, suspension, and soon brakes are done. Next is stripping weight and serious engine and transmission mods.
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some more pics..
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Here's another one I 've got some more pics and will post more pics when I get a chance. I obviously cannot take credit for the photography either. I just edited them a bit.


Some say even though he got sacked from TopGear, his Bahraini cheeseburger eatin' cousin, still roams free! (j/k lol)
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Damn that loosk so awesome, must be a fun drive!!
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^^^ Thanks bud! It is a lovely car to drive, has great handling and amazing braking, but needs a lot more power to be fun!
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Love love love love your Lotus. Can't wait to see what else you do to it!
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