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djb222

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The rear engine cover is very flimsy is this normal?

 

It also has the air con option.

 

As in it wobbles about? Yes normal. Air con is a good description of its working capacity normally. Im in Brum PM me a number to give you a ring :-)

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As has been stated in various posts above its pretty much down to personal preference and budget. Personally I prefer the look of the S1 over the newer models with the curvy lines. Although I have owned my S1 for some years I am not up to speed with the other more modern variations. I have had a second engine in my S1, but this has had the head gasket changed for the later type (but it sounds like you are familiar with this issue). I have learned very recently about the extra weight of the Toyota unit and this has made me realise that the early cars with the K Series engines are not half bad if your not a power freak that will want to start squeezing more than 160bhp out of the unit. They are more than adequate, and yet to hear anybody say that they don't enjoy driving an Elise if they have the option of a second car when the weather is less than pleasant.

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Well, I've gone and done it, I've bought a Lotus.

 

It's not what I initially set out to buy, but my love of the classics swayed me. The car is a 1968 Elan S4 DHC. That 1558cc twin cam engine is a sweet thing.

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Well, I've gone and done it, I've bought a Lotus.

 

It's not what I initially set out to buy, but my love of the classics swayed me. The car is a 1968 Elan S4 DHC. That 1558cc twin cam engine is a sweet thing.

Excellent. We hope you love every minute of ownership. cool.gif

 

Elaine&Rich. :)

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Dave

Welcome to Lotus ownership!

Please post up some pictures!!

Mark

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^yes pictures we all like pictures!

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Dave that's terrific news. I love Elans. Please show us some photos!

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Thanks everyone,

 

It's being delivered next Thursday, so I'll post some pics then, with a more detailed description.

 

David

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David, well done. Its not Lotus Yellow by any chance? :)

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David, well done. Its not Lotus Yellow by any chance? smile.png

 

It is……..

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Thanks everyone,

 

It's being delivered next Thursday, so I'll post some pics then, with a more detailed description.

 

David

David

I wouldn't mind popping round to have a look at that when you have a free moment!

Mark

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Nice choice:D

Would love to have a nosey around it when you pick her up.

Did you get her from Paul Matty's?

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David

I wouldn't mind popping round to have a look at that when you have a free moment!

Mark

 

You're more than welcome mark, give me a call and we'll arrange a time.

 

David

Nice choice:D

Would love to have a nosey around it when you pick her up.

Did you get her from Paul Matty's?

 

Yes I did. That guy is so knowledgeable about all things Lotus.

PM me and we'llarrange something.

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file://localhost/Users/djbaugh222/Desktop/LOTUS%20%20ELAN%20%20S4/23rd_May_2014/Untitled%20Export/IMG_6310.jpg

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