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Hondata ECU Price Increases

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Hondata have just announced revised prices for their products, because of weakness in the £/$ exchange rate.

New prices are as follow and effectively immediately:

Hondata Kpro 4 – £549
K100 – £362
4 Port Boost Control Solenoids – £99
4 Bar Map Sensors – £99

Prices exclude VAT (UK sales tax) & delivery.

Pricing effective 14th August 2019.

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Stark & Brexit

Well, where to start?  All we can say to our many European friends is that ordering now, ahead of Brexit, is likely to be simpler, faster (and probably cheaper) than post-Brexit.   As for the politics, we’ll leave that to others.

See How to Order to obtain a personalised quotation.

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We want boost! We want boost!

Stark are proud to be able to offer two similar-but-different supercharger kits, specifically designed for Lotus-Honda installations.

One is the tried & trusted kit from TTS Performance, the other is a new kit from Honda tuning specialists, CPL Racing.  Both are based around the super-reliable and powerful Rotrex  supercharger.

See our tuning parts page for more information.

See How to Order to obtain a personalised quotation.

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Professional Installers (UK & worldwide)

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If you’re not handy with the spanners or don’t have the time to convert your own car, we can recommend the following specialists to convert your Lotus to Honda power using our kit.

United Kingdom

Scott Russell Sports Cars (Oxford & national):

 

 

34 Bagley Wood Rd, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5LY.  Tel 07515 852436.

Craig Moncrieff, The Garage (Edinburgh):
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DMC Performance (Aberdeenshire):
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PSR Automotive (Herts):
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Australia

Joe Chaudee @ Boost Motorsport 

 

 

France

LR Performance

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Italy

GARAGE CALDE SAS DI BRUSCIANI
VIA MARCONI 19/A
21010 CASTELVECCANA ( VARESE)
Italy
Phone +39 0332 520134
Mail: garagecalde@libero.it

Please contact us if you have experience with fitting the Stark kit and would like to be included on this page.

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Donor Package

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As well as having the right car and our kit, you will need to source a Honda donor package (engine, gearbox and other parts) for the conversion.

Our build manual provides more guidance on donor cars and a comprehensive list of all the parts required, and is available to buy separately for £40.

See How to Order to obtain a personalised quotation.

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Stark kit updates

The Completion sub-kit and all full kits now include the range of small electrical items needed: power jointing box, roll of loom tape, relay (S1), inline fuse holder etc.

Our already comprehensive kit is now even more… comprehensive.

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Stark EliseR – EVO magazine 5* review

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Evo magazine on the Stark EliseE (EVO rating *****)

Reworked Lotus gets 236bhp Honda engine.  As you’d expect with 236bhp in such a lightweight machine, the Stark fires itself at the horizon furiously when the VTEC lobes come on cam…  click here to read the original version.

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Stark Kit Parts List

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Here is the current list of the parts included in our full conversion kit. Please note the kit is subject to continuous updates.

1 x Custom nearside engine mount
1 x Custom offside engine mount
2 x Custom spacers
1 x Custom steady front chassis mount
1 x Custom torque steady front arm
1 x Custom steady rear chassis mount
1 x Custom torque steady rear arm
1 x Custom bush tube
2 x Custom spreader plates
2 x Steady bushes (pre-fitted)
1 x Powdercoating service
1 x Multi-piece fastener kit (nuts, bolts, washers etc)

1 x Custom gear linkage plate
4 x Custom rocker bushes
1 x Custom rocker left/right
1 x Custom rocker fore/aft
2 x Custom linkage spacer
4 x Gear linkage rod ends
2 x Custom gear cables
2 x Gearshift assistance springs
2 x Stainless steel stud bars
4 x Gear cable rod ends for cables
1 x Multi-piece fastener kit to suit above (nuts, bolts, washers etc)

2 x custom 300M hybrid driveshafts  with high quality new inner & outer CV joints  and grease (fully assembled)

1 x Custom stainless steel exhaust manifold with lambda boss
1 x Custom stainless steel exhaust manifold link pipe (or link pipe with Sports Cat if upgraded)
2 x Manifold gaskets
1 x Set of fasteners

1 x CNC sump baffles to suit K20 sump
1 x tube of gasket sealant

1 x Custom water hose assembly & clamps
1 x Multi-piece coolant hose kit inc 90 degree elbows & joiners
1 x Head to expansion tank hose
1 x Oil-water cooler hose
1 x Set of matching hose clamps

2m x Fuel hose (8mm ID)
10 x Fuel hose fittings
1 x Fuel hose brass T-piece
1 x Fuel filter (metal body)
1 x Webcon fuel pressure regulator

1 x Valve cover breather filter
1 x Induction hose & clips
1 x Large sheet of heatshield material
1 x Heatshield edging tape
25 x Rivets & washers
1 x Ancillary drive belt (to suit air-con removal)
1 x Custom clutch line adaptor hose
1 x Strip of protective edging trim
1 x Heavy-duty battery cable junction box
1 x Inline fuse holder and 20A fuse
1 x Reel of loom tape
1 x Bosch-style 4 pin relay (Elise S1 only)
4 x Undertray spacers
1 x Custom blanking plug
1 x Custom temperature sender adaptor
1 x Custom head outlet fitting & sealing washer
1 x Metal exhaust manifold gasket

1 x Packaging materials

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