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One owner S1 Video

PostPost by: webbslinger » Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:50 pm

A couple of days ago I mentioned this video about a one owner S1. Here is a link to it:
https://youtu.be/hy13IWVXY_0

...or look up Calander Cars #11 Lotus Elan - Shaw TV - Nanaimo

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:00 pm

And the owner is one of our own here...
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:29 pm

Excellent! Did I spy a Triumph and a Europa in the barn?
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:54 pm

TR3 and another Elan is my guess...
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PostPost by: Bill » Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:52 pm

Now I am blushing - but 26/0538 in Carmen Red does that automatically!

The Video was done about 5 years ago as a local cable companies community news item on her 50th anniversary.

That is a 1960 TR3A that I restored - I sold the one I had bought new when I bought the Elan (it was a pig in handling). Nostalgia tempted me to build up another.

The yellow 1971 Elan Sprint S4 - 710035/J is one of 22 that I understand were imported to NA. I picked it up 6 years ago as an abandoned restoration (about 20 years ago) - body work was done to excellent standard, Spyder chassis and suspension components as well as running gear done. I haven't done a thing to it yet - it needs final assembly / trim work - I have a zetec for it.

You cant see the '65 S2 tucked in back, complete but parted out - spares for the S1.

I truly thank you for all of your comments and wish all a NAPPY WHO YEAR !!!

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