Lotus Elan

Original stuff

PostPost by: Jens » Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:45 am

I recently looked through all the odd bills and papers that go with my Elan and found a few things worth sharing.

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The original service voucher book, owner's handbook and keyfob from the Swedish agent. I guess the keys are the original ones as well, but am not entirely sure.

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A closer look at the fob with keys. The back shows a picture of the company.

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The service voucher book is still entirely clean. No vouchers have been ripped out, no notes have been made. I wonder if the first free service is still applicable. ;)

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The numbers are matching - as they should be. Hopefully the archivist at Lotus may be able to tell me more.

I guess I'll just lock everything in a secure place. The horror of having my three year old drawing cars in the service book or colouring things sends shivers down my spine....

EDIT: Just came to think of it - is this really the right topic?
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:12 pm

Very nice, Jens!

By the way, what is it that these items are sitting on? Love the aged wood.

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PostPost by: jono » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:53 pm

Nice table - French walnut or chestnut I am guessing?

...nice Lotus stuff too :mrgreen:
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PostPost by: 512BB » Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:20 pm

They look like Jens floorboards to me, no idea what that is in Yankee, but yes, a lovely bit of wood.
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PostPost by: Jens » Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:34 am

Nope, not floorboards. ;)
It's actually an old door that has been given an new life as a table.
French Oak is the wood.
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PostPost by: ardee_selby » Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:22 pm

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No liability whatsoever! Really? :shock:

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P.S. Nice patina on all items shown 8)
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PostPost by: GreekS1 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:30 am

Fantastic stuff!! I envy you :evil:

Ive been looking for an S3 Coupe Owners handbook for a while!!

Does anyone have one they could sell me?
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