The 4XE1-MT engine is an Isuzu Item tuned by Lotus. The engine used various guises...
- 91 Impulse
- 92 Impulse turbocharged
- 91 Storm
- 92 - 93 Storm SOHC
- 91 Stylus from 7/90
- 92 Stylus SOHC
- 93 Stylus
Ther are several reasons as why to change an oil sump, but the following three spring to mind :-
- Damaged whilst Incorrectly jacking the car.
- Dented or holed after the vehicle bottomed out on the road surface.
- Heavily corroded.
Lotus Part number A100E6330S (£126) Isuzu Part Number: 897031-0190 Tokyo Radiator Mfg. Co. 053551 General Motors (Geo/Chevrolet) p/n: 97031018
Short term fix
Long term fix
Second-hand from as little as £10 from the USA.