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Where have all the Bourne bodied cars gone?

PostPost by: knockoffnut » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:35 pm

Happy New Year,
I believe I may have an early Bourne body S1 though I haven't found its body number plate yet.
Elansprint71 is correct:
Twincamman has passed (June 12 2020) after stuggling for a few years due to multiple strokes
Gary has gone off the grid, but is still doing well and is still driving his BRG S2 regularly.
Cheers to 2021
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PostPost by: dunclentdr1 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:40 pm

For those interested in early Elans there is a dedicated Facebook Group with over 650 members worldwide.


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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:27 pm

My Bourne body S1 had its number plate in two locations. One plate on the firewall inside the engine bay and the other embedded into the fiberglass in the boot. A number of people have told me their Bourne Body doesn’t have the number in the boot, so I’m not sure if it’s unique to only a few cars. I sold this car last year, the new owner may want to add more detail.

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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:34 pm

knockoffnut wrote:Twincamman has passed ....

Sorry to learn that, I noticed he hadn't posted recently. Quite a character and was banned a few times!

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