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Sim@n

I Have Bought A New Car!

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One or two of you have heard me remark about wanting to own a Lotus Elan, well i have very nearly committed to this beauty. I should perhaps mention that its not yet cleaned to my usual standard but you will be surpised how good a man i know is with polish and a duster...

 

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Blimey - that's what I call a project!!

 

Think Halfords have a "three for two" offer on at the moment, so no excuses for skimping on the polish (or dusters) laugh.png .

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Thats mega     :)    If i had the room i would love a project like that.

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Being serious for a second, if you could trailer that to Chatsworth with a bit of info on it's history your plans for it etc typed up and on the dash top I reckon it would attract huge interest. People love the romance of a barn find.

Any chance?

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Think Halfords have a "three for two" offer on at the moment, so no excuses for skimping on the polish (or dusters) laugh.png .

 

I think he's more likely to be looking at a "nine for six" on that minimum Eric!!

 

Which model is it Simon - I'm guessing early S4?

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Its a 1966 S3 thats been under a tarpaulin since 1976,, matching numbered car and it originally left the factory in white with black interior. I will be going to look at the car on Thursday with cheque book in hand. I will keep you posted on what happens but it will take plenty of polish to get it anywhere near the grey one. If i can get it to Chatsworth, i will.

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I'll be gutted if it wins car of the day!

 

I love my dad's old élan. Unfortunately not currently roadworthy.

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That looks like being a fun project Simon....Emma Peal obviously had quite an effect on you all those years ago smile.png

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Great car! There aren't many negatives about being tall, but not being able to fit in an Elan is one of them as I've always wanted one!

 

I hope it becomes a great project for you :)

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