Lotus Elan

Have You a Photo of Your Elan in the 60s/70s?

PostPost by: gjz30075 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:00 am

I posted earlier but now I'll show the progress of its first restoration, c1980, and second resto, c2007.
Sorry, not the 60s or 70s but a couple of cool pics, I think.
1980.jpg and
1980-37yrs.jpg and
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PostPost by: stevebroad » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:32 pm

Around 1976ish.

110.jpg and


23.jpg and

I still have this car :-)
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PostPost by: bitsobrits » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:31 pm

john1180 wrote:Early eighties, my first Elan.

Hey that was MY first Elan also! I bought it from a photographer in Seattle named Butch Welch, and after wrecking the car in the rain, sold it on after it was mostly rebuilt to cover the repair bills. That would have been in early 1981.

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PostPost by: nwbaxter66 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:51 am

The reason why Chapman built the +2, for the father whose family insisted on travelling with him. 1969, North Wales, my brother and I taken on a picnic with Mum and Dad. A perfectly sized GT for the family. I don't think it will take too much imagination to guess what my younger brother is doing behind the front tire!

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PostPost by: LYF45D » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:46 pm

lotus.jpg and
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