Quote Originally Posted by lxdude View Post
Great link! A friend of mine once owned a Lotus Elite. Lovely little coupe! When he went to buy parts for it he had to specify not only the make, year and model, but also the VIN. Seems that Lotus bought parts where they could, thus some cars would have Lucas, The Prince of Darkness, electrics and others would have...whatever was on sale that week. I once asked him whether the engine was sourced from Briggs or from Tecumseh; he was not amused.