Lotus Elan

Elan S2 - first time out

PostPost by: PaulH » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:57 pm

Here's a very short video. The title says it all.:
https://youtu.be/42_IVQRLuW0
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PostPost by: SENC » Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:36 pm

Great looking Elan, and an exciting moment - thanks for sharing!
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PostPost by: Frogelan » Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:02 am

Well done Paul, it looks superb.

The final result faithfully represents the original car and is a credit to your hard work. The medici colour is interesting and it is very interesting to see it at long last away from the fluorescent lighting!

I have enjoyed your videos as 50 year old cars requiring restoration have fewer original parts through natural wear and tear or the case of my project, parts being parted out to other cars...

Part of the subject is simply to know which parts are missing; obviously this really means the small little shims, spacers and finishes that are rarely detailed in the handbooks (especially for the doors - my Lotus WSM is from 1974...and Mr Buckland does not give as much detail on the S2!
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:23 am

Fantastic work Paul. Congratulations on completing your restoration and for video recording every step along the way.
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PostPost by: Sploder90 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:41 pm

Well done Paul, the car looks fabulous
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