Lotus Elan

New Member - Looking to buy +2

PostPost by: Jas777 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:04 pm

Hi

New to the forum. Just started my search for a +2. Just missed out on John's white one - thanks for the pics John, but as I was looking at the pictures your message came in that you'd sold it.

Should have got my act together quicker.

I am no mechanic, so I am looking for a sorted +2.

I will garage and use it frequently, but not in the rain!

I have seen Andy's Bahama yellow +2 advertised at the dealer, but I am in London and he is in Cheshire. Was hoping for some info if it is worth the trip as it is advertised for a lot of money.

I would like the car to be as original as possible, but I am no purist and understand that it will have a new chassis etc...

Any advice would be more than welcome, especially if someone is thinking of selling a solid +2

Thanks for reading this far.

Jason
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PostPost by: JonB » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:35 pm

Try this thread.

lotuselan-plus2-f51/looking-buy-what-look-for-t40681.html

I was in more or less the same boat as you. The best advice I was given was "don't buy the first one you see". Which I duly ignored, but fortunately it came out OK considering the price I paid.

Good luck, lots of advice here.

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PostPost by: Thornts » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:41 am

Welcome and good luck with your search Jason. You have already done the sensible thing by getting on Elan.net.

"I will garage and use it frequently, but not in the rain!"

Thought you were UK based! :D

Cheers

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PostPost by: Europatc » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:41 am

Welcome Jason, good luck with the search. Keep us posted with pics
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