Lotus Elan

Lotus Elan S4 for sale

PostPost by: mark030358 » Sat Apr 26, 2014 6:01 pm

Hi there....
Unfortunatley I have to sell my Lotus Elan S4, whose 8 years restoration has just been completed. The list of refurbished, replaced parts is massive and some of what has been done is listed below... Yes I have seen whats for sale on Piston heads etc and this is as good if not better than all of them... trust me this was a money no object restoration


For pictures see.....

https://www.flickr.com/photos/marks_lotii/?saved=1

The list includes, but is not limited to..

Chassis
New Chassis from Kelvedon, modified to 26 R specification, Finished with a grey Nylon/plastic coating, then Waxed. Not galvanized (distortion).

Suspension/Steering
New Kelvedon fully adjustable front dampers, springs and perches
New Kelvedon fully adjustable rear dampers, springs and perches
New Kelveden uprated antiroll bar (powder coated)
New Drivers side new front vertical links, brass trunnions, trunnion bushes, stub axle and inner/outer bearings
New Passenger side new front vertical links, trunnions, trunnion bushes, stub axle and inner/outer bearings
New All Front wishbones (original) black powder coated
New Kelvedon adjustable rear A Arms (powder coated)
New rear inner and outer hub bearings
New bushes all round, mixture of rubber and poly, depending on duty.
Refurbished steering rack
New aluminium steering rack clamps
New steering UJ
Leather steering wheel recovered (fantastic, by Len ?)
New steering Column bushes

Drive Train
Stromberg Engine, Fully rebuilt engine to Srint Spec by Paul Exon dyno tested at around 130BHP. Fitted wirh Burton casette waterbpump casette.
Gearbox rebuilt (by Ex Ford Specialist)
Diff rebuilt (by Sue Miller)
New Kelvedon inner billet Diff Output shafts
New Kelvedon outer billet drive shafts
New CV drive shafts (Sue Miller)
New Clutch pressure and friction plates
New Clutch Master Cylinder
New Clutch Slave Cylinder

Wheels/Tyres
New Minilite Aluminium wheels (original wheels available too)
New Michelin XAS tyres

Braking System
New front brake discs and pads (greenstuff)
New rear brake discs and pads (greenstuff)
Reconditioned and nickel plated front calipers
Reconditioned and nickel plated rear calipers
Reconditioned and nickel origianal type servo
New handbrake cable.
Refurbished handbrake tree
Refurbished Handbrake mechanism.
New Brake Master Cylinder
New Aeroquip hoses front and rear

Cooling System
Pacet Electric cooling fan with integral thermostat
Cool Experts full size aluminium radiator
New Tudor recouperator bottle
New hoses throughout.

Fuel System
New aluminium fuel tank
New filler cap
New fuel hose
New fuel pipe
New Facet electric fuel pump and filter (original pump supplied)
Refurbished Carburettors
New Accelerator cable
New Choke cable

Electrical/Lighting/Ignition
New Ignition coil
New Ignition Leads
New Aldon Ignitor ignition system
New Distributor
New NGK bakalite spark plug caps
New front wiring loom
New rear wiring loom
Tacho conversion to voltage pulse
New Headlight units
New rear light clusters
New front side lights
new front (valence) indicators
Sparto side repeaters (original)
New micro switches (doors/headlamps)
New relays
New windshield washer motor (as per OE)
New Lucas Horns (original available)
New Headlamp stalk switch
New Indicator stalk switch
Dash board switches, all refurbished all mint condition

Trim
Original Seats (excellent)
Original Crash pad (excellent)
Original rear shelf trim (excellent)
Origianl door trim (excellent)
Original Gauges (excellent)
Original tunnel trim (excellent)
Original rear view mirror (Excellent)
Original Gear box knob
Original Sun visors (Excellent)
New Lode Star headlining
New ORIGINAL DOOR SEAL (Sue Millers last ever pieces) Door fit is PERFECT!!
New temperature sender capillary
New LOOP pile carpet
New door locks
New Door Handles
New Badges
New front bumper chrome trim
New interior door pulls
New seat runners
New Headlamp Chrome Trim
New interior rear lamps (not original) (have one original, the other is poor condition)
New gearlever gaiter

Misc Items
Full original tool kit
New battery
new front/rear window seals
Super crackle black Cam cover
Alternator conversion. Regulator box kept for looks
New Dash
New Glove Box
New transfers/Decals
New original air intake hose
New bonnet release cable
New bonnet foam
Original Boot foam for spare tyre
New heater valve
New Heater cable
New Air box (original available)
New stainless steel braided clutch hose
New correct (OEM) type hose clips
New Paul Matty extractor mabifold (??????'s)
New stainless steel intermediate exhaust pipe
New Lotus mild steel twin rear silencer with chrome tail pipes. (sounds better than my Sprint)

And MUCH MUCH

Contact Mark on +44 770 305 2376
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PostPost by: miked » Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:48 pm

Mark, you're not fliting to the USA are you? Has that muscle car turned your head?

Mike :shock:
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PostPost by: RogerFrench » Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:49 pm

Mark, sad to read that. Give em a call when you have a minute.
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Thu May 01, 2014 10:41 am

Been asked for more photos of the S4, so here are some taken today and also a copy of the Dyno.



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PostPost by: mark030358 » Wed May 14, 2014 11:25 pm

Hi All,
Its now on Piston Heads with more photos (Engine Bay and Interior) at a price of ?25K.


http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... 69/2277924

thanks for looking
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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Fri May 16, 2014 7:07 pm

Lovely car, reasonable price - hope I can find something similar in a few years time.

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PostPost by: mark030358 » Fri May 16, 2014 10:34 pm

Vernon,
Yes it's a beautiful car.
Thank you

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PostPost by: mark030358 » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:59 pm

Gone ........ to a good home
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PostPost by: nkat » Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:24 pm

It is indeed lovely, Mark, and you must have been sad to see it go. But do you still have that surgically-clean Lagoon blue over white Sprint? and the Elise Sc?
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