A new addition to the garage

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A new addition to the garage

Postby elaverick » Mon 08.07.2019, 20:05

I just picked up this on Sunday

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She's going to do alternating daily duties with the Elan (once I've sorted out the compression issue on cylinder 3). She's reasonably high mileage at 81k, but she's been used as a daily before so I don't mind adding miles to her (I'm not driving in too much extra depreciation) and she's used to journeys of a reasonable length and frequency. It's a Europa S that was factory specced up to SE standards. Really enjoying it so far.
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Re: A new addition to the garage

Postby Rambo » Tue 09.07.2019, 13:08

Lucky you. I really like the Europa S. A good long term investment too as prices are steadily heading north :smt023

I just missed out on a lovely one from WillB a few years ago. I deliberated too long instead of going with my gut instinct. C'est la vie :?
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Re: A new addition to the garage

Postby Saltire » Tue 09.07.2019, 19:14

:agree:
Rambo wrote:Lucky you. I really like the Europa S. A good long term investment too as prices are steadily heading north :smt023

I just missed out on a lovely one from WillB a few years ago. I deliberated too long instead of going with my gut instinct. C'est la vie :?

:agree: I looked at this one recently too, but decided I just couldn’t justify two Lotus to the FD :cry:
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Re: A new addition to the garage

Postby wayne » Tue 09.07.2019, 20:32

Looks awesome, good find. :burnout:
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Re: A new addition to the garage

Postby elaverick » Wed 10.07.2019, 12:59

Saltire wrote:I looked at this one recently too, but decided I just couldn’t justify two Lotus to the FD :cry:


Ahah, you were the other mystery Elan owner who viewed the car. Jason did mention he'd had someone else come to look and I was curious if they would be a member here. Ideally I want to keep the Elan for the summer months (to top up my tan) and use the Europa in the less ideal weather (and keep my knees dry)... but we'll have to see what the real world practicalities of that are.
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Re: A new addition to the garage

Postby Bern » Wed 10.07.2019, 14:07

Wow, very nice! Enjoy ! :-)
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Re: A new addition to the garage

Postby LRS7 » Wed 10.07.2019, 22:40

Lovely addition I’d like that in my garage also
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