Lotus Elan

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PostPost by: Smegmium » Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:53 am

Morning all, well this should arrive with me today:

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PostPost by: Rob P » Wed Jun 03, 2015 8:19 am

Looks like a lot of work you have taken on, hope it all goes well :D
Simplify and add lightness

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PostPost by: rgh0 » Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:31 am

Looks like a nice rebuild project at the rate I am going you will get it on the road before I get my Plus 2 finshed. An Elan and Plus 2 and a more modern Lotus make a nice set for any garage but then I am biased :lol:


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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:42 am

A lot of the paint is stripped off, you have a head start! Good luck and keep everyone updated. This is a great forum to help you out.
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PostPost by: jono » Wed Jun 03, 2015 1:34 pm

Nice looking project with all the right bits, even the 'correct' Consul screen surround - I hope you can save the screen rubber as those broad chrome trims look the biz. A Spyder chassis as well.

My car (same year and spec) was much worse than that but came together nicely - lots of work as has been said but very worthwhile and, provided you can stick the course, hugely satisfying.

Be patient and treat each component as a separate project - it helps with motivation.

Keep us posted - I am sure you will have lots of questions :D

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