Lotus Elan

1972 Elan Sprint for sale: Houston TX

PostPost by: tbsmith » Thu May 07, 2020 3:00 am

Edit 8/26/20 This is no longer available as it will be listed on BAT. Thanks for the interest and comments.

Price reduced. Very good condition in pistachio green (new paint in rare original factory color). Big valve engine, possibly equipped with the special cams from the factory (according to the Wilkins book and previous owner), stainless exhaust, CV joints, fuel cell, electric fuel pump with inertia switch, galvanized Lotus chassis, Panasport wheels, fire extinguisher, Pertronix ignition, seat belts with inertia reels, LED daytime running lights, electric headlamp motor, factory shop manual, documentation, indoor cover, trickle charger, numerous spares including ignitor, fuel pump, headlight motor and shift knob. Colin Chapman signed steering wheel. Some delamination in lower corner of windshield (see pics), small tear in top squeaky dash, starts and runs great but checked valve clearances and two cylinders should be adjusted. Located in Houston. Contact [email protected]" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu May 07, 2020 8:05 am

Very pretty car. What are you looking for, for it? Think this might help with enquiries.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Thu May 07, 2020 5:10 pm

Sister to my car, I have 0260K, this is 0261K.

A very nice car!
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu May 07, 2020 5:20 pm

Get it bought Phil, you know you want to...
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PostPost by: tbsmith » Thu May 07, 2020 9:54 pm

elanfan1 wrote:Very pretty car. What are you looking for, for it? Think this might help with enquiries.


I updated the listing, price is $43K and also added fuel cell which I forgot to mention.

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PostPost by: tbsmith » Thu May 07, 2020 9:55 pm

pharriso wrote:Sister to my car, I have 0260K, this is 0261K.

A very nice car!


Thanks Phil. Your car is what sold me on the Pistachio Green.


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PostPost by: tbsmith » Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:28 pm

Anyone know how to delete this for sale listing? I am going to list the car on BAT and they want exclusivity. When I click on edit, there is no option I can see to delete it.

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PostPost by: richardcox_lotus » Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:44 pm

tbsmith wrote:Anyone know how to delete this for sale listing? I am going to list the car on BAT and they want exclusivity. When I click on edit, there is no option I can see to delete it.

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Don’t know if you can delete it, but you should be able to change the thread title to something like “No longer available”

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PostPost by: tbsmith » Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:59 pm

Thanks Richard, I edited it accordingly.

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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:46 pm

sold for $36,750
nothing to sneeze at....
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PostPost by: tbsmith » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:30 pm

Actually somewhat more since BAT made up the difference between the high bid and my reserve.

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:37 pm

Congrats Tom

Do you have the original engine number for the register? Should be engraved on the vin plate under the hood.
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PostPost by: tbsmith » Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:08 pm

Looks like W/25824. The numbers are clear, not sure about the letter.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:13 pm

tbsmith wrote:Looks like W/25824. The numbers are clear, not sure about the letter.


The W is correct, many thanks & please put the new owner in touch with me for the register via e-mail (pph <at> lionheartsolutions <dot> com)
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