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Fancy buying Jim's Elite ?

PostPost by: reb53 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:58 am

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PostPost by: Mazzini » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:54 am

I think Clark's Elite has been discussed on here before, if I recall correctly it was burnt out and shelled, but I stand to be corrected.
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PostPost by: Lotus14S2 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:05 pm

This is the second Elite owned by Jim Clark; both given to him by Chapman.
I think the first car an early S1 was the one that burnt.
But, on the other hand, being a Lotus, they both might have burnt up.
My wife's early Elan coupe had an electrical fire, which fortunately because of her fast thinking, and a fire extinguisher in the car, kept it from becoming a ball of black fuzzy stuff.
We added a few more fuses and a couple of Bosch relays instead of the traditional "front and back fuse" British system..;-)

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