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So if CTL took over the Paul Matty's Parts business...

PostPost by: pharriso » Mon Aug 22, 2022 4:34 pm

How do you buy parts from them?

Classic Team Lotus & Paul Matty announced in May that Paul's part business was transferring to CTL in May. I remember seeing on facebook that all existing stock was transferred to Hethel, but I have not seen any mention of CTL selling Elan parts anywhere. No website update with parts... nothing...

And for the record, Paul reverse engineered & improved a lot of parts for the Elan... let's hope they will continue to be available from CTL. A good example were his Stainless Steel exhaust manifolds which I remember Paul telling me he had sourced from BMW Motorbike's (Motorad) supplier,
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PostPost by: AshleyPark » Mon Aug 22, 2022 4:55 pm

New website coming end of August, I believe.
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PostPost by: types26/36 » Mon Aug 22, 2022 5:35 pm

pharriso wrote:How do you buy parts from them?
have not seen any mention of CTL selling Elan parts anywhere. No website update with parts... nothing...

I presume you have to contact them with your requirements.
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PostPost by: George S L » Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:09 pm

I contacted CTL by phone and was asked to send an email with the parts required which I did on the 25th july
still no reply so got my bits from sue miller,very impressed with sue not impressed with ctl.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:12 pm

types26/36 wrote:I presume you have to contact them with your requirements.


Good luck with that!

I can't find the page you show, can you post the URL? http://www.parts.classicteamlotus.co.uk/ is not live...
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PostPost by: alanr » Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:28 pm

Same here...If I put in parts.classicteamlotus.co.uk in the address bar all I get is a blank page with 'That site cannot be reached'!
Unfortunately it seems that the business and marketing communication skills of whoever is in charge of this operation at CTL are rather lacking at the moment :(

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PostPost by: types26/36 » Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:30 pm

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PostPost by: SimonH » Mon Aug 22, 2022 7:07 pm

It’s not something they have done before beyond a few caps and t shirts so I’d expect it to take some time to set up. Surprised they have done it at all but I think the bloke at ctl who arranged it is mates with matty so probably why it happened.
I’d say that as mattys wasn’t the cheapest out there anything that Clive has something to do with will be even more expensive but that’s yet to be seen. I’d just use Sue Miller, SJ and Kelvedons tbh
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