Lotus Elan

Plus 2 for sale in Manchester

PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:27 pm

As above,it's listed and on its way....

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/391746419380? ... 1555.l2649

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PostPost by: pauljones » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:59 pm

What a beautiful looking car.
Kick the tyres and light them fires...!!!!!!!
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:46 pm

" should have gone to specsavers"

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PostPost by: S3FHC » Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:07 pm

Hello John,

does this mean the end of Lotus ownership once the Plus 2 has gone? (or do you have another Lotus car?)

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:43 pm

Mark
I'm not getting any younger,crawling out of low slung cars is not getting any easier,a 2.0 Zetec engine is £250 and has more low end torque than a twincam ( and is oil tight to boot ),From my youth riding a 650cc BSA I have not been a fan of high revving anything ( especially Japanese ),I will miss the roadholding and the sleek design ( elbow out of the window at 80mph chatting to the passenger ),but I'm just not sporty anymore etc etc etc

Just watch out for that old grey Morris Minor on your tail.....

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P.S. While I'm having a moan I'm not a fan of oncoming traffic with ( maybe ) badly adjusted headlights..
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PostPost by: Hawksfield » Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:05 pm

Hi, John

Sorry to see you leave the Lotus family I have watched your posts and comments over the years.
good luck with your new project :)
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PostPost by: Bud English » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:01 pm

And John, when you start that Morris Minor thread somewhere (and you know that you will :wink: ) give us the link please. I've always thought a Minor sleeper would be great fun, be it the coupe, wagon, or truck.

My brother had a late 50's Hillman panel wagon with a small block Chevy V8 as a project car in early the seventies. It started life as a grocery delivery truck. Great fun. :D
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:24 pm

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PostPost by: Bud English » Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:14 pm

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PostPost by: RichC » Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:14 pm

Ah ! moggie minors .....
Charlie Ware (RIP) would have been pleased to hear that ....
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:33 am

Sorry but i think a moggie/moggy is a Morgan. Maybe jelly mould or morrie/morry minor :)
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PostPost by: Grizzly » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:42 am

Is this your car?
p1020337.jpg and

I assume it was at Tatton park, i was just sorting pictures from an old laptop and found it.
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:30 pm

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Yes,that's the one, with a little bit of me behind it,,don't know why we weren't with the other Loti ?

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PostPost by: Grizzly » Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:55 pm

If my memory serves you were the only Elan there....... I'm just trying to place the year but we didn't have any cars with us so must have been 2006 ish?
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:42 pm

We've never been to Tatton as a private entry,so all I can think is that one year right behind my ear was a generator running ( unsilenced) and it was "doing my head in" as they say,so I got up and moved to somewhere quieter...

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