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the UNMOST needed Elan addition

PostPost by: el-saturn » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:51 am

mornin': isn't this a piece ya wanted for xmas? i'd say there's NO elans wolrdwide which have one of these sandy

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the title says or said: for Lotus Elan!
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:13 am

Unmost? Really? It really is a bit early in the day unless you’re still pissed from New Year?

It might surprise you to learn that there are disabled people who are still able to drive by using one of these!
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PostPost by: prezoom » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:07 pm

Mandatory accessory when I was in high school and cars had bench seats. The fabulous "neckerknob". Steer with one arm, cuddle with the other.
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PostPost by: Bud English » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:15 pm

Rob- I started to say that you were "dating yourself", than remembered what I did in high school. I dated myself. :(
Made up for it in later years though. :lol:
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:44 pm

prezoom wrote: The fabulous "neckerknob".

This has a different connotation in England!
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PostPost by: prezoom » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:55 pm

Ahhh, the differences in language. Sounds like a very long thread if one starts comparing the various uses. In this reference, one would drive to a secluded place with your girl, and neck, watch the submarine races, etc. The "brody" knob, the forerunner of drifting, allowed you to steer and cuddle going out and back. With any luck, you could get her to shift the three on the tree. If stopped by the authorities, their first question was usually, "Whose driving?"
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:50 am

Have one in the pensioners shopping trolley and the Morris Minor,they're great...never had one in the Plus2 though that would have been sacrilege....

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PostPost by: atthelimit » Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:58 pm

I have actually seen one of these on an Elan used for car park auto tests. it makes it easy to quickly twirl the wheel from lock to lock. As the Elan handbrake is not great for auto tests you need all the help you can get!
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