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PostPost by: alexblack13 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:33 pm

I can't believe that you'd actually want pictures of us. Just stare at a picture of an Elan; far less horrifying.
>>> :shock: <<<

Speak for yourself big ears. Herding cats!! ..... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Nearly wet myself. Mrs B asked what was up :D


I am up for the meet up at 2 pm sat and sun....... I was also thinking a lapel badge.... Elan . net and username....

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PostPost by: GrUmPyBoDgEr » Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:41 pm

alexblack13 wrote:I can't believe that you'd actually want pictures of us. Just stare at a picture of an Elan; far less horrifying.
>>> :shock: <<<

Speak for yourself big ears. Herding cats!! ..... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Nearly wet myself. Mrs B asked what was up :D


I am up for the meet up at 2 pm sat and sun....... I was also thinking a lapel badge.... Elan . net and username....

Alex B... 8)


Identification?
Ha with you it'll be easy, Kilt & Bagpipes 'innit?
Seriously though, the badge thingy fell on barren ground; I'm sure that if some idiot like myself shouts out at just past 14:00 "Who's from LotusElan.net" will do the job
And oi you mush my ears aren't big, I'm just incredibly folically challenged :lol: :lol:
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PostPost by: alexblack13 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:44 pm

OK shiny heed! I will trot along to the club stand at 1400 hrs. Poss' wearing my badge :D

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PostPost by: Old English White » Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:22 pm

14h00 at the lotus Club stand ...
I ll be around ... But on saturday only .
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sun Apr 12, 2009 10:38 am

Things are looking gloomy in the shed,the bearing noises in first and second are getting louder,and if I can't get my spare box up to scratch and fitted before next weekend it'll have to be the Mondeo......

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PostPost by: stuartgb100 » Sun Apr 12, 2009 3:34 pm

John,

Without my Sprint too. Still trying to fit the new engine and 5 speed box.

Tried to pm you (a question you may be able to answer) but Elan.net says I'm not permitted to send a pm to you !!
So if you'd be kind enough to email me (sgbooth "at" totalise.co.uk) ?

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sun Apr 12, 2009 5:08 pm

Stuart

You have mail

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PostPost by: alexblack13 » Sun Apr 12, 2009 8:00 pm

I think I am going to use my wife's car. Just need to do a few more (hundred) miles in the Srint to make sure nothing fails or falls off. Clutch hydraulics were the only real issue. Small carb issue remains but might run in. Have not made my mind up yet though. Weather will be part of the final decision. Good weekend and I prob' will go for it.

Travelling down with Scottish rep for Club Lotus in convoy. He will be in his ser' 3 (I think ) coupe. Nice little car.

Sorry to hear your prob's John. I will buy you a beer when I see you. CL stand @ 1400 hrs. :wink:

Cheers all.

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PostPost by: stuartgb100 » Sun Apr 12, 2009 8:11 pm

John,

I see you've emailed me, but not received !
Looks like I've an IT problem !!

I was hoping you could help with a definitive measurement for the length of a propshaft.

Elan Sprint, tall block engine, Spyder (early) chassis, Lotus 5 speed 'box.

I've trawled the archives but cannot find a definitive answer.

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:04 am

Stuart

Can't help re the sprint bit as I'm a +2 man...

Spyder chassis...same dimensions as Lotus?

but in a recent thread someone suggested that the "difference" stays the same "baby" elan/plus2

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PostPost by: Bruce Crowthorne » Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:38 pm

and I should make 2pm pn Sunday....
Look forward to meeting some of you
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PostPost by: rocket » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:24 pm

Im popping up the road from Nuneaton in my plus 2 so i shall come along and say hi..
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PostPost by: GrUmPyBoDgEr » Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:45 am

Soddin' French Fishermen :evil:
I'm not taking the chance of being stuck in Dunkerque, so have cancelled all arrangements to be at Donington this year.
Oh how pi55ed off am I :cry:

Oh to be local, have a great weekend guys :D
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PostPost by: stuartgb100 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:23 pm

John,

Can you not re-book via Ostend ?

When I lived in Germany, I almost always used that route.

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PostPost by: GrUmPyBoDgEr » Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:36 pm

sgbooth wrote:John,

Can you not re-book via Ostend ?

When I lived in Germany, I almost always used that route.

Regards,
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Thanks Stuart,

To be honest I had not given alternatives further thought.
There are other underlying personal reasons for me not persuing other alternatives & deciding to stay at "home" this time.
What did you do when in Germany?

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