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PostPost by: pierrea76 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:20 am

Hello to everybody! i am new on this forum. My name is pierre,i live in south of france and i am retired.My Lotus is a S3 Elan That i own since 9 years.I have also a AH Sprite since...42 years and a french Panhard PL17. My interest is mechanic and my other hobby is competition control-line model airplanes since 50 years.I bought the Elan in poor condition...but poor "only" for the body, the assembly, electrical etc;;; Engine and gearbox , all the driving train were perfect; It has Spyder front and rear wishbones. I have found a 3,55 final drive, new(really) on ebay. Very nice car! Not for sale, sorry! frienly! Pierre
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:03 pm

HI Pierre
Welcome to the forum - a few other of your fellow countrymen here plus others from all around the world even as far as Australia.

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PostPost by: Elanconvert » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:43 pm

welcome Pierre!! I am also a 'newboy'
the guys on here are very helpful and friendly....if you need anything [advice, spare parts, etc.] I'm sure you will find them here!
I envy your place of residence.....If it were not for family reasons, I would seriously consider moving :lol:

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PostPost by: billwill » Sun Mar 02, 2014 2:54 pm

Greetings, Pierre.
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PostPost by: cliveyboy » Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:53 pm

Hello Pierre
Welcome to the forum.
As already mentioned there are quite a few Elan owners in France and on this forum.
Co incidentally I recently supplied some parts for an Elan that's being rebuilt and then shipped to South of France.
So watch out there is another Elan heading your way.
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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:43 am

Salut Pierre

Bienvenue. I'm in Lyon if you stray this way.

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PostPost by: alan » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:47 am

bonjour Pierre,
welcome to the forum. I have a 1973 +2s130/4 and live at Plouhinec 56
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PostPost by: collins_dan » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:04 pm

Welcome Pierre. You will find this group very helpful. Soon those imperfect aspects of your S3 will be perfect. Regards, Dan
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