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The favourite Photo of your Elan?

PostPost by: kieran9990 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:05 pm

Hi all,

finally moved my dads old S4 SE DHC into my garage to begin the strip down after its 30 year sleep. After standing looking at her ( with a nice cup of tea ) I was looking at the cars shape and its curves and wondered what other elan owners favourite picture of their cars are???

Changing the subject back to my elan. cleared out my dads shed and found the original elan seats in pretty good condition, the original strombergs and cyclinder head, a set of dellortos and a unmarked hardtop.

Not a bad days work :D

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PostPost by: bilcoh » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:19 pm

Just in time for Christmas, no less. Finding the head, if you didn't think you had one, is quite the gift.

Best of luck to you on this project,

Dave

BTW, my favorite shot has to be the one coming up when I've finally got it back on the road after a quarter century. After that, it'd have to be my avatar photo.
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PostPost by: miked » Thu Dec 22, 2011 12:33 pm

Kieran,

This one. By the way, where are you in the country? Mike :D
PS For those (Lotus Elan) Plus 2 non appreciators, it is an Elan 8) . Have a great Xmas everybody! :D
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PostPost by: RedS4 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:31 pm

There are two for me which are attached. The biggest difference is that the wheels differ from one pic to the other. These pics then raise a question - should I put the chrome dress rims (I believe some of you call them "embellishers") back on or leave them off? Once they're on, one is committed as they scratch the $%^& out of your rims which then look crap if you do take the rings off...

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PostPost by: kieran9990 » Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:12 pm

Hi Mike. Nice looking +2 you have there!

I'm about 3 miles from Donington Park in Derbyshire so pretty central.

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PostPost by: RedS4 » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:08 pm

I have a new favourite... :mrgreen:
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PostPost by: GreekS1 » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:22 pm

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PostPost by: kieran9990 » Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:29 pm

RedS4 wrote:I have a new favourite... :mrgreen:



I would have to agree ! :roll:
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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:34 pm

RedS4 wrote:I have a new favourite... :mrgreen:


Lovely car, nice girl .......pity about the trousers :wink:

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I like this one of Little'un taken at a very pleasant classic car and people friendly B&B in 2009
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PostPost by: hansaxl » Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:07 pm

Had this one posted about 1.5 years ago, but I think it is worthwile to be posted again.

P.S.: The typical fuel leakage problem has been resolved in the meantime with a Triumph-sourced piece of rubber grommet.
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PostPost by: ardee_selby » Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:16 pm

nebogipfel wrote: I like this one of Little'un taken at a very pleasant classic car and people friendly B&B in 2009


V.nice...looks like a diorama! 8) ... but had someone stolen your rear reg. letters? :wink:

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PostPost by: terryp » Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:30 pm

nebogipfel wrote:
I like this one of Little'un taken at a very pleasant classic car and people friendly B&B in 2009


That's a lovely photograph!

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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:06 pm

ardee_selby wrote: ... but had someone stolen your rear reg. letters? :wink:

Richard


Yes, they are lovely hosts but unfortunately he's a kleptomaniac ...

Diorama? Isn't that diarhoea with added drama :shock: :lol:

terryp wrote:
That's a lovely photograph!


Thanks Terry (picture credit to my wife, Sarah)
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PostPost by: elansprint71 » Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:29 pm

nebogipfel wrote:Diorama? Isn't that diarhoea with added drama :shock: :lol:


Diarama has two meanings- it is either something you can be on the horns of; or it is that bloke with specs in Tibet.

Cue corrective posts from across the Atlantic. :wink:
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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:05 pm

elansprint71 wrote:................ or it is that bloke with specs in Tibet.


only when in Japan..... :wink:

elansprint71 wrote:Cue corrective posts form across the Atlantic. :wink:


:lol: :twisted: :lol:
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