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PostPost by: professornobles » Fri Mar 03, 2023 10:24 pm

I have just joined the lotuselan.net site. I have been asked to introduce myself.

I am the chairman and CEO of several medical device companies and an avid car collector, I have more than 150 cars in my collection primarily Ferraris and I own several Lotus race cars which I have races int Europe and the US. I also own an Elan and I am looking to purchase a project that is currently advertised on the site.

I look forward to accessing the knowledge and information in the forum groups to learn more about my Elan.
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Sat Mar 04, 2023 12:17 am

Welcome! We would love to see pictures of the Lotus'. Ok, the Ferraris, too :D
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PostPost by: jcocking » Sat Mar 04, 2023 3:16 am

Welcome to the community Professor.

For those curious, here is a teaser video from YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbUa1m_tbO8
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PostPost by: UAB807F » Sat Mar 04, 2023 7:48 am

Wow !

I think you can definitely say you're an enthusiast. Welcome to the forum and I hope you enjoy your Elan experience.

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PostPost by: Andy8421 » Sat Mar 04, 2023 7:53 am

professornobles wrote:I have just joined the lotuselan.net site. I have been asked to introduce myself.

I am the chairman and CEO of several medical device companies and an avid car collector, I have more than 150 cars in my collection primarily Ferraris and I own several Lotus race cars which I have races int Europe and the US. I also own an Elan and I am looking to purchase a project that is currently advertised on the site.

I look forward to accessing the knowledge and information in the forum groups to learn more about my Elan.

Professor,

Welcome on board.

I had a quick look at the YouTube video of your collection, nice, but no where near enough Lotus on display.

I suppose the Elan purchase is a case of 'You've tried the rest, now get the best'. Glad to see you are putting the balance right, and good luck with the restoration.

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PostPost by: Lens4 » Sat Mar 04, 2023 8:00 pm

Not sure about those blue sky’s a bit scary for us brits were used to grey :shock:
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PostPost by: Elan45 » Sun Mar 05, 2023 1:12 am

Welcome to the forum. Do you have a special Elan that comes w/ questions that hopefully can be answered in this group.

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PostPost by: cliveyboy » Sun Mar 05, 2023 8:05 am

Welcome to the forum
Stunning collection. You really love your European cars. (Did not see any American)
If you are needing Elan advice you have some of the most knowledgeable people on the planet here.
Elans are very well supported for parts especially in the UK. There are also some very respected specialists over your side of the pond that can supply parts should you need them.
We will be intrigued to find out how you compare the Elan to other cars you have.
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PostPost by: trw99 » Sun Mar 05, 2023 8:47 am

Anthony,

Welcome to elan.net.

Looking at the project Seewin is selling (here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=51889&p=381759#p381759), it is the basis for an excellent restoration. Have you managed to secure it yet?

You write that you already have an Elan in your collection, which I am sure we would also like to know about. One thing I would be interested to know is what your view is of the Elan compared to some of the other drivers cars you have in your collection.

As I am sure you are aware, the Elan still garners praise for its ride, handling and performance combination, 60 years after it was revealed to the world. It still gets ranked as one of the all time great drivers cars.

Good luck!

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PostPost by: professornobles » Sun Mar 05, 2023 9:18 am

Thank you for your message, I have been trying unsuccessfully to reach this seller, I wish to purchase this project, can anyone help me contact him? I have DM him and posted my contact info for him to contact me without any response.
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PostPost by: jcocking » Mon Mar 06, 2023 3:53 am

I spoke to the seller over the weekend and provided him with your contact info.

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PostPost by: professornobles » Mon Mar 06, 2023 5:59 am

Thank you Jeff, we connected and I am buying the car.


Looking forward to being an active part of the group.
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PostPost by: h20hamelan » Mon Mar 06, 2023 6:19 am

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PostPost by: Mazzini » Mon Mar 06, 2023 8:07 am

Welcome!
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PostPost by: nmauduit » Mon Mar 06, 2023 9:21 am

Welcome aboard !

always reassuring to see that someone is worse than oneself at handling his addictions...

keep'em on the road !
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