£34,9951969 Lotus Elan S4

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Extensive history dating back to 1976. This Norfolk registered Elan has the original sales brochure from the period and full invoices from the rebuild. Rolling road tuned to 131bhp by Mikeanics.

Simply beautiful. This is a fine fixed head coupe having only covered dry miles since the restoration.

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The car was subject to a very detailed and particular restoration in 2014. Colour was changed to Green at that point. The restoration included the following:

New Kelvedon nylon coated chassis to 26R specification

Fully stripped body to gelcoat, full repaint in Lotus BRG

Fully overhauled steering and suspension including Kelvedon adjustable shock absorbers, trunions, links and new bushes.

The 1600 cc engine was fully rebuilt by Paul Exon, with an uprated water pump. Alternator conversion. Gearbox rebuilt. Diff rebuilt and CV driveshafts by Sue Miller. Clutch completely renewed including cylinders.  Part stainless exhaust

Fully overhauled and reconditioned brakes, Green stuff pads front and rear. Aeroquip brake hoses.

Electric cooling fan, new hoses, expansion tank and uprated aluminium radiator.

New aluminium fuel tank, filler cap hoses and lines, cables, pump and filter, refurbished Stromberg carburettors.

Electronic ignition, all new ignition parts. New wiring looms, stalks and lamp units.

Most of the trim was reused as it was in excellent condition, new original door seals, new headlining and carpets. New locks, window seals, dashboard and the finer items to finish off this detailed restoration.

 

 

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