Lotus Elan

Elan Owner.... Finally!

PostPost by: pamela » Tue Mar 08, 2016 6:39 pm

Hi All,

This morning my dreams were realized and I now have a little green beauty in the upper garage! Looking forward to conversing with all the experts out here on the forum! I have already been looking around in the archives for answers to my growing list of questions. I will try to tap out this source of information before asking questions I know you all have seen 1000+ times! Anyway just wanted to say "hello" and show off my newest car baby!
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:36 pm

Welcome Pamela!

You have the one of the most desired of the Elan models in absolutely the proper color (in my humble opinion). Congratulations!

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:46 am

congrats Pamela, welcome!
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PostPost by: Rob P » Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:57 am

Great looking car, welcome to the forum and enjoy the experience :D
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:06 am

Welcome and enjoy.

There really are some top ?lan officianados on here.

Great colour..

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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:16 am

Pam, I'm really anxious to see it! Will you and Dan be at C & O next month?
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PostPost by: RoscoP » Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:41 am

Welcome Pamela to ownership of the most addictive and infuriating car in the world!
As soon as the picture appeared I thought " that garage is in the States or Canada"!
How come all your garages seem to be mega clean and tidy when the majority of us in the UK have piles of stuff everywhere and no place to move......with a few exceptions!
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PostPost by: The Veg » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:36 pm

Hi Pamela and welcome!

Can't wait to see it in person! Once mine is back to road-worthy we should go for a good Fang about the countryside. Greg, would you be up for that too?
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:40 pm

Ben, you bet! However, my engine is currently out and at Bob Wagner's in Decatur to fix some issues.
Per Bob, might be another month or so.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:45 pm

No hurry! I've currently got everything but the headliner and heater removed from the interiour, so I'm going nowhere for a few weeks- but a few things are about to start going back in, and with DST just around the corner I expect to be leaning hard into getting it ready to drive.

OK, back to talking about Pamela's awesome car now! :D
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PostPost by: el-saturn » Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:49 pm

welcome pam! lovely punk you got yrself!! sorry for using pam, but all of us know a pamela who we call pam AND DON'T SEE NO LONGER ---------- last pam i knew lives in s.f. (was marin c.) sandy - pls show us the guts!!
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PostPost by: pamela » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:47 pm

Thanks to all who responded to my initiation into the "ole club Elan"! I would like to respond to several inquiries in particular:

Greg Z. Yes we will probably get both Elise and Elan to the April C&O and will park up in the exotics area.

Ben: Yep that would be grand to do some mountain carving with you and Greg Z.

Ross: Thank you for the wonderful compliment about the tidiness of the garage! We have 6 show cars so we have to keep it a little organized and plus I run a home bakery so it is essential to keep things in order.

El Saturn: Following are pictures of the "guts" and interior for your further perusal.
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elan-3.jpg and
interior-elan.jpg and
engine-2.jpg and
engine-5.jpg and
engine-4.jpg and
engine-1.jpg and
If you're not excited when you drive, you're driving the wrong car.

66 Elan S2 S/E (Green)
69 Alfa Romeo Duetto (Aquamarine)
73 Opel GT (Purple)
73 Triumph TR6 (Pimento Red)
79 Triumph Spitfire (White)
05 Elise (Mag.Blue)
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