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PostPost by: TBG » Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:09 pm

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PostPost by: freddy22112211 » Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:21 pm

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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:03 pm

Is that a recent photo, Gordon? In the early 70s I was working on a radar speed meter for the big SRN4 hovercraft, a problem being that it rarely pointed in the direction it travelled. We designed a solution but it was never tried and nowadays I expect they use GPS. It was a terrible environment for electronics hanging on the back.
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PostPost by: freddy22112211 » Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:39 am

Meg,
Not too recent - 19.8.1989. The (swiss) guy in the picture came across, he had crashed his elan at Brands....
(I was also in electronics by the way - the hovercraft environment wasn't that great for humans either, especially when the sea was rough - one time after embarking on the french side I had to sit for 15mins until my full body pins and needles went away...)
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PostPost by: Craven » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:55 pm

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PostPost by: Emma-Knight » Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:59 pm

... and that lovely red VW Polo „Bonzai-Shootingbreak“.Had one of these for more than 30 years. Moved a lot of Elan parts. 720kg, quick little car. Nice picture!
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PostPost by: 71elan » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:43 pm

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PostPost by: persiflage » Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:00 am

Just look how little space that lovely example takes up.
How can you fail to love these cars :D
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PostPost by: TBG » Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:34 am

Little space indeed!!

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PostPost by: spanner » Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:28 pm

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PostPost by: TBG » Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:52 pm

Even less space required!!
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PostPost by: trw99 » Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:15 pm

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PostPost by: trw99 » Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:31 pm

Bloody brilliant!
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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:59 pm

trw99 wrote:Bloody brilliant!


Love it!!
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PostPost by: mbell » Sat Feb 27, 2021 3:06 am

Passenger seat full forward, drivers seat as far forward as sensible for me. Gutted, not my next daily :(
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