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PostPost by: udden18 » Mon May 15, 2017 11:31 am


Just want to show that there some progress in my restoration of the coupe.

Body back on, just painted in Wedgewood blue.

Regards Mikael
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Mon May 15, 2017 12:40 pm

very nice! Is "french blue" very similar?
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PostPost by: Brad B » Mon May 15, 2017 1:35 pm

Looks very nice Mikael. That shade of blue is beautiful on a fixed head Elan. I'll risk some flames by saying I think the Elan FHC is better looking than the good looking Lotus fixed head that proceeded it.
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PostPost by: S3FHC » Tue May 16, 2017 9:00 am

that looks lovely!

(I'll risk some extra flames as I agree with Brad B!) :D

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PostPost by: udden18 » Tue May 16, 2017 9:28 am

The French blue is a more full/darker blue. I made a Europa some year ago and on that the French blue was nice but I prefer Wedgewood on the Elan.

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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Tue May 16, 2017 11:05 am

That look great! Can't wait to see it all put back together.
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