Three-seater Elan?

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Three-seater Elan?

Postby madbilly » Wed 20.09.2017, 08:52

Hi everyone,

Anyone got any tips for legallytransporting wife and baby in an Elan?! I'm now the lucky father of a beautiful daughter, born in early August.

I originally thought that since I'll be driving the Elan less I'll have more chance to work on it...

...tip for any yet-to-be-Dads out there: don't be optimistic about the amount of spare time you'll have with a newborn baby! Be pessimistic...then halve it!

Needless to say I'm still trying to stay more up-to-date with LEC goings on and I'll till try and get to meet-ups in the future.

Cheers :)
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby GeoffSmith » Wed 20.09.2017, 10:10

Will - Congratulations to you all on your news.

The easy answer is… buy another one.
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby Dave Eds » Wed 20.09.2017, 10:38

Stick the wife in the boot :-D
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby HJ2 » Wed 20.09.2017, 10:57

Legaly not possible and not advisable!
What Geoff said ....

Congratulations to you and the missus! :cheers:
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby Giniw » Wed 20.09.2017, 12:19

An Elan +2 or an Evora would be a good idea!
Congratulations!! :D
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby GeoffSmith » Wed 20.09.2017, 13:28

Dave Eds wrote:Stick the wife in the boot :-D

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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby Giniw » Wed 20.09.2017, 14:03

lol :lol:
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby HJ2 » Wed 20.09.2017, 14:10

GeoffSmith wrote:
Dave Eds wrote:Stick the wife in the boot :-D

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'the' wife.. or just any? :-D
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby lotos » Wed 20.09.2017, 14:24

Congrats! These damned kids are what have kept me from driving the Elan much in the last 6 years, personally. But now, they're both finally in school so just yesterday I took my wife on the first drive together since she was pregnant back in 2011!
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby madbilly » Wed 20.09.2017, 18:59

Thanks everyone :)

I'm not sure 'the wife' would be keen on the boot, though on occasion she might want to stick 'the daughter' in there!

I'm not sure about 4 seater Lotii. If I was going to have a four seater convertible it would have to be a Bentley Azure or Rolls Royce Corniche! Plenty of room and power for everyone, and who wants good cornering when it'll probably just mean everything gets spilt!
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby dapinky » Wed 20.09.2017, 19:47

Time to dig deep and buy an Aston DB9 volante :D
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Re: Three-seater Elan?

Postby clemo » Wed 20.09.2017, 21:58

GeoffSmith wrote:
Dave Eds wrote:Stick the wife in the boot :-D

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I thought .. oh here comes another old picture of me in the boot ....
It seems i have been superseded .
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