Lotus Elan

hi i'm new here and as a Lotus +2 owner

PostPost by: nilsbu » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:54 am

First forgive me for my bad English :oops:
i'm a Norwegian, +60 and admirer of cars in general but of course older classics i remember in my youth espesially.
i'm a handy DIY mecanic and servicing my cars generally.

today i Owe 2 classic cars and 3 newer cars:
1) 1973 Daimler Sovereign 4.2 L only 22000 miles ( since New) on the clock, imported from UK in 2000
2) 1971 Lotus Elan +2 130 S probably only 10500 miles since New as i can read in it's history log. It has been stored for long time unused and hardly maintanced at all. Recent owner imported the car to Norway in 2006 and it's has been upgrated a lot since then (New chassis, breaks, suspension all Wheels + bearings etc etc) Colored Red with black vinylroof.
3) 2011 Mini countryman 4wd
4) 2006 Opel Combo van
5) 1998 Toyota Carina estatewagon
have plans for a reduction of no 4 and 5 in the future, it's cost a lot of money having new cars in Norway :(

Hope to learn from yours knowledge in forums and maybe be at better DIY mecanics myself :D
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:43 am

Welcome Nilsbu

There is all the information on plus 2's you need here and lots of knowledgeable people who can answer any question no matter how obscure.

I used to have an 86 4.2L Daimler Sovereign also but it had 250000 kms when we sold it a couple of years ago.
My Plus 2 has a few more miles than your also with 120000 miles on the clock to my knowledge and maybe it did 100000 more before I got it !

Your English is better than many here who claim it as a first language :lol:

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PostPost by: billwill » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:20 pm

Welcome Nisbu..
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PostPost by: TeeJay » Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:18 pm

Welcome Nilsbu.
You have connected to the best forum to get questions answered.
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PostPost by: Bombay Racing Green » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:33 am

Hello Nils,

Welcome. You will find this site invaluable. I'm coming to the end of my restoration/refurb and the advice and information in the archive has saved me a few times!


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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:53 am

Salut Nils

Welcome and looking forwad to photos of your car.


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