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Overpriced? Sprints, & Register of Dodgy Stripes, Arches & D

PostPost by: Spyder fan » Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:04 pm

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PostPost by: pharriso » Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:06 pm

Spyder fan wrote:This weeks contender
http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C701322

spotted by Rob P and discussed here for-sale-f34/elan-sprint-fhc-1972-nice-but-what-price-t36152.html


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Yes but the doors fit!! :D
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PostPost by: Elanconvert » Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:38 pm

also on fleabay.....listed as a DHC......
'Never give up!....unless it's hopeless.....'

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PostPost by: Elanintheforest » Fri Jan 22, 2016 12:42 pm

pharriso wrote:Yes but the doors fit!! :D


Doesn't that mean that the body work has been hacked about and now it's not very original?? :roll:

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:55 am

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... 774676?v=b

This one at Gray Paul has possibly the worst sloping stripes I've seen on such an expensive car. If they can't get basics like that right you might wonder about the rest of the car.
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PostPost by: dgym » Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:58 am

i like how colin signed the bit of plastic covering the hole for the radio.
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PostPost by: KevJ+2 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:16 pm

Then there's this +2 :lol:
Apart from the rear bumper and steering wheel, it looks about 20K
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOTUS-ELAN-2S ... SwPc9WudwO
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:28 pm

Agreed,although I think your valuation is a little on the high side....

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:31 pm

KevJ+2 wrote:Then there's this +2 :lol:
Apart from the rear bumper and steering wheel, it looks about 20K
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOTUS-ELAN-2S ... SwPc9WudwO



That's not a Sprint! I :D :D
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:25 am

elanfan1 wrote:
That's not a Sprint! I :D :D


But its still overpriced like a Sprint !
Or does a nice Plus 2 really get this sort of money now in the UK ?

Does not have a matching numbers brake booster either :lol:

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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:10 pm

Prepare yourselves..... :twisted:
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PostPost by: Spyder fan » Sun Dec 04, 2016 8:49 am

elansprint71 wrote:Prepare yourselves..... :twisted:



For what dear boy? Do tell!

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:10 pm

Spyder fan wrote:
elansprint71 wrote:Prepare yourselves..... :twisted:



For what dear boy? Do tell!

Yours truly

Disgusted of Royal Tunbridge Wells.


Or

Peeved of Pevensey.
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PostPost by: Orsom Weels » Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:53 pm

elanfan1 wrote:
Spyder fan wrote:
elansprint71 wrote:Prepare yourselves..... :twisted:



For what dear boy? Do tell!

Yours truly

Disgusted of Royal Tunbridge Wells.


Or

Peeved of Pevensey.


And

Narked from Norfolk.......?


I'll get me coat :oops:
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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:54 pm

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