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1965 Lotus Elan S2 For Sale

PostPost by: FL-Frank » Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:44 pm

Hi Glen,

Is this S2 still available?
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:09 pm

Hi Frank, yes, it’s sitting right next to my other Elan in the garage.
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PostPost by: FL-Frank » Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:23 pm

Thanks Glen
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:36 pm

Email sent. I would delete your email address on your post so you don’t get a ton of spam.
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:20 am

Documentation from Lotus:
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:06 pm

As usual I can't leave well enough alone. Decided to have the weber's rebuilt (sent them off to Pierce Manifolds in CA) as they hadn't been touched. Also did a compression test with 180 across all four cylinders (+/- 1 psi) as a couple of people have asked. Once the carbs come back and reinstalled and tuned, the Elan will be ready for summer driving weather.

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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:53 pm

Man! Like clock work!!! a fine craftsmanlike machine....
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:38 pm

I'm downsizing and selling the house. Time to sell the toys. Price reduction on the 1965 Lotus Elan S2: $35K

See video I shot today of this car: https://youtu.be/BqCVmZCNaHA
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PostPost by: DrinkMan » Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:39 pm

Glen,

Love your car. Good luck with the new price. Suggestion - have you considered Bringatrailer.com? I think you can stand up to all the comments from the peanut gallery and possibly get a higher price than you are asking. It deserves it.

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PostPost by: pharriso » Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:47 pm

I'll second the BringATrailer suggestion. Great car, GLWS! :wink:
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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:37 pm

Not sure I can handle the peanut gallery on BAT.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:23 am

Certified Lotus wrote:Not sure I can handle the peanut gallery on BAT.


As long as Ross doesn't tell us all what i's worth you'll be OK... :roll:
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:39 am

posting to BaT is like standing in front of the firing squad.....they're unmerciful and relentless!!!! not worth it...
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PostPost by: FL-Frank » Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:03 am

tedtaylor wrote:posting to BaT is like standing in front of the firing squad.....they're unmerciful and relentless!!!! not worth it...


Maybe I was lucky.

I listed one of my cars on BAT a couple of months ago figuring for the extremely reasonable $99 sellers fee, I could put up with the BS from the BAT “peanut gallery”.

My auction got over 10,000 views and had 700 watchers, and I sold the car for 85% more than my reserve! The winning bidder wired the funds to me within 48 hours of the auction close, and arranged for the truck to pick the car up within 10 days of the auction close.

Based on this experience, I’ll definitely use BAT the next time I sell one of my cars.
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PostPost by: mbell » Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:44 am

Personally I reckon if your looking to sell it quickly bat is worth a go. Yeah you'll have to deal with the peanut gallery but this car should stand by it self as great example.

There likely also be a few of the peanuts will be saying positive things about the car and your standards etc...
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