Lotus Elan

Heavily modified S4 “BRM”

PostPost by: 1owner69Elan » Mon Jun 07, 2021 4:27 pm

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PostPost by: JohnP » Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:04 am

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PostPost by: TBG » Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:14 pm

So very sad..................was it called Frog?

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PostPost by: nmauduit » Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:50 pm

TBG wrote:So very sad..................was it called Frog?

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what's wrong with frogs ?
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PostPost by: Mazzini » Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:41 pm

Or Roast Beefs for that matter? :lol:
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PostPost by: TBG » Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:16 pm

My favourite supper..................!!

After this one!

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PostPost by: StressCraxx » Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:33 am

There was a period in the '70s that "Modsports" and "Prodsports" racing was very popular. Elans and Escorts were very well represented, so were Marcos and TVR.

The above looks like one of those cars. Rich Kamp of Kampena Motors has one.
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PostPost by: HCA » Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:52 pm

Why sad?

Of course this is a modsport and a very nice one too (maybe not purple though 8) - it has even won an award or two as a modsport. Someone had a hell of a lot of fun with this car. The only sad thing to me is that this someone has had to part with the car for whatever reason.
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PostPost by: TBG » Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:02 pm

Hal - sad in the same way that I feel sad looking at a beautiful woman with far too much make up..........................and no dress sense.

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PostPost by: trw99 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:43 am

This Spence Specification Lotus Elan BRM was built by first owner Bill Marshall of Beds. Despite having changed colour to yellow from purple, all the original features remain including the 13" x 9" JAP Magna wheels.

All the original history has stayed with the car which includes the invoice from J.A. Pearce Engineering for the wheels and the massive Firestone GP tyres. Raced by Marshall, it had a BRM Phase III TC engine. It would probably have gone quicker if it had not also been fitted with 5 trumpet air horns, burglar alarm, electric aerial, radio-cassette player, chromed fire extinguisher, Corbeau seats and custom fitted carpet!

The current Elan enthusiast owner has had the car for 20 odd years. Period photos attached.
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