Lotus Elan

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PostPost by: h20hamelan » Mon Nov 20, 2023 5:02 am

A photo of, OLIV, and of her finest moment as cover girl for the final P-1800 brochure Volvo ever produced!

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PostPost by: Baggy2 » Tue Mar 19, 2024 9:51 pm

Two of my grandchildren proving the practicality of a +2
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PostPost by: The Veg » Sat Mar 23, 2024 1:29 am

An interesting contrast between my Plus 2 and Famous Frank's Elise.
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Mon Apr 01, 2024 5:39 am

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PostPost by: Donels » Mon Apr 01, 2024 5:31 pm

Painted at last. But not for the purests! Being delivered tomorrow :D

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PostPost by: reds4se » Mon Apr 01, 2024 5:53 pm

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PostPost by: h20hamelan » Mon Apr 01, 2024 8:35 pm

Donels wrote:Painted at last. But not for the purests! Being delivered tomorrow :D

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Is that a Lotus colour, Battleship or…?

Will look very sharp, cant wait to see wheels and done etc
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PostPost by: pharriso » Mon Apr 01, 2024 8:43 pm

alan.barker wrote:
20240330_115332.jpg

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Alan, looks wonderful, enjoy the ride!
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PostPost by: Donels » Mon Apr 01, 2024 9:33 pm

h20hamelan wrote:
Donels wrote:Painted at last. But not for the purests! Being delivered tomorrow :D

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Is that a Lotus colour, Battleship or…?

Will look very sharp, cant wait to see wheels and done etc


It’s a 1960s Jaguar colour, Opalescent Gunmetal. Wheels are silver, with nice new chrome. I’m hoping that it looks late 60’s retro.
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Mon Apr 01, 2024 9:35 pm

pharriso wrote:
alan.barker wrote:
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Alan, looks wonderful, enjoy the ride!

Thanks Phil,
Minilites fit ok too 5J with 10 cms offset/ 4" offset. Tyres 155/80 x 13 Sidewinder 100% paint " no stickers"
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PostPost by: h20hamelan » Mon Apr 01, 2024 9:58 pm

Looked a bit dark but couldn’t tell

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PostPost by: mjbeanie » Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:08 am

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Our first ride in public together, following 2 years of restoration.
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PostPost by: vstibbard » Wed Apr 03, 2024 1:39 am

alan.barker wrote:
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Looking terrific. How was the drive Alan. Vaughan
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PostPost by: The Veg » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:19 pm

Donels wrote:
h20hamelan wrote:
Donels wrote:Painted at last. But not for the purests! Being delivered tomorrow :D

It’s a 1960s Jaguar colour, Opalescent Gunmetal. Wheels are silver, with nice new chrome. I’m hoping that it looks late 60’s retro.


Quite smashing! Can't wait to see the car back together, it's going to look fantastic!
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PostPost by: alanr » Wed Apr 03, 2024 5:54 pm

Donels wrote:Painted at last. But not for the purests! Being delivered tomorrow :D

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Looks great!
Also being Midlands based I would be very interested to know who did the paint job for you?
i keep mulling over a repaint of my car.

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