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PostPost by: charlieselan » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:40 am

Good day all,
I'm currently restoring a S4 (36-8209) Elan I purchased about 6 years ago. My kids are finally of an age that allows me some time to get back into it.
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PostPost by: SENC » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:39 pm

Welcome, and congratulations on getting to it! This is a great forum to aid getting an Elan back on the road - the amount of knowledge and experience here, and willingness to share both, never cease to amaze me.
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PostPost by: h20hamelan » Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:12 pm

And the Lotus club of Canada/Ontario is a good friend too. Many knowledgable folk near you.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:56 pm

Welcome Charlie!
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:47 pm

Hi and welcome from across the pond.

Let's know the background of the beast and what you intend for it. It's your car and whatever direction you take there are guys (mainly) who have already been there, even converting to electric!

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PostPost by: donselan » Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:53 pm

Welcome to the forum. It is a great resource.
I live fairly close to you in Erin, straight up Trafalgar Road.
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PostPost by: saildrive2001 » Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:49 pm

Hi Charlie,
Glad to hear that you are finally getting around to finishing your car, give me a call.
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PostPost by: stugilmour » Sat Nov 28, 2020 12:56 am

Welcome aboard from Calgary. Should be a fun project. There are several Canadians on the forum that would be happy to help.

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PostPost by: charlieselan » Sat Nov 28, 2020 1:20 am

Thanks, All. I appreciate the support...I'll definitely need some advice, going forward. I'll post where I am with the re-build in the next week or so.
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PostPost by: Elan45 » Sat Nov 28, 2020 1:32 am

Welcome Keith,

One advantage you have over us south of the border is you're closer to McGregor, a great supplier of rubber moldings and interior fittings.

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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:03 pm

Welcome... keep your stick on the ice.
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