Lotus Elan

nice little video saving a 64 Elan

PostPost by: dgym » Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:30 am

1967 S3 Coupe (left the factory in 66)
original rego PPC 8E
original owner B.M. Wetherill ..are you out there?
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Wed Aug 05, 2015 6:35 am

Not yet. This project was picked up recently by the publisher/editor of Classic Motorsports magazine and
recently discussed on their online forum:
https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum ... 871/page1/
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Wed Aug 05, 2015 10:22 am

I'm shocked they would take on that car as a restoration project. The engine and Trans are worth what ever they paid for it, but the rest of the car will take a huge amount of labor and parts to complete. Will be interesting to watch.
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PostPost by: lotustastic » Wed Aug 05, 2015 1:24 pm

Quite an adventure in the making...they just vacuumed up all the valuable fiberglass bits that they need to jigsaw puzzle back together..lol

May be better off starting with a new body and more than likely frame. Will be interesting to watch how it comes together.
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PostPost by: Chancer » Wed Aug 05, 2015 9:09 pm

A bent axle? :roll:

I bet he hoovered up loads of small crucial parts made of unobtanium.
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PostPost by: Fred Talmadge » Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:25 pm

Like my model T loving neighbor says, "If it's made out of metal you can fix it" Substitute fiberglass for steel and you get the idea.
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