Ellen II (or Sis)

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Ellen II (or Sis)

Postby Specky » Thu 17.01.2008, 15:52

Well I've decided it’s time to start the project thread..

Parts are mounting... garage sorted... Project help acquired..

Just need the car.... N/A, SE or S2.... Just governed by the budget...

The aim is to take a tired car and give it the full restro treatment..

The Car will be standard-ish with a few minor mods..

Heated seats, new roof, new Lotus Élan Trim (A new and different colour) and Finally a full paint job (Marmite springs to mind... You'll love it or hate it)

I currently having a punt on this one bidder 3

After the project is complete "Ellen" will get the same treatment and Hopefully.... what I've learnt will make things go a little easier.

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Postby rip » Thu 17.01.2008, 16:56

If the description is accurate, that looks like a good buy. Don't drive it with a suspect rad, or it may let go and take the head gasket with it (like mine did).

It would be a shame to alter an NA too much (if you find one). They are rare enough already.

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Postby Gazza » Thu 17.01.2008, 17:47

Dave

I'm sure this car is LEC member owned.

I remember the blackout front and side indicators and the wheels. Also saw it at Donington one year.

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Postby dermotbell » Thu 17.01.2008, 20:42

If you don't get it and you ask nicely, I'll let you refurb my car for free :-D
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Postby Enright » Fri 18.01.2008, 13:34

Gazza wrote:Dave

I'm sure this car is LEC member owned.

I remember the blackout front and side indicators and the wheels. Also saw it at Donington one year.

Gazza

I agree - N/A PB with aftermarket wheels. I recall Stef asking about them back then and think the previous owner was from Notts too, but I can't remember his name.
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Postby Gazza » Fri 18.01.2008, 17:26

Found him, but see the car is not on e-bay anymore.

http://lotuselancentral.com/forum/profi ... ile&u=1499

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Postby Gazza » Fri 18.01.2008, 17:27

Neil

You were right with the Nottingham location.

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Postby Specky » Fri 18.01.2008, 22:01

:cry:

Oh well

Clemo for your N/A info/data base...

Ebay response before it was cancelled...

1) Confirm No Power steering
2) Confirm S1 Hood or S2
3) Opera lights or standard
4) More photos please

Hi, no power steering not sure what you mean by the lights and the hood looks standard not bad condition has inch long tear mark but you have to look for it, please feel free to view hope this helps as I I say can't drive to far as water leak and oil leak from sump

Next .......the search continues...

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Postby Nige » Fri 18.01.2008, 23:20

Wasn't this Low Profile's car?

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Ah, just when I impressed myself with my memory I see Gazza'a link to his profile :lol:
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Postby GeoffSmith » Fri 18.01.2008, 23:21

Nige wrote:Wasn't this Low Profile's car?

That's where Gazza's link was pointing.
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Postby Nige » Fri 18.01.2008, 23:22

I have since noticed that!
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Postby rip » Sat 19.01.2008, 10:05

Specky wrote: No Power steering


Rare gem then.
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Postby Specky » Sat 19.01.2008, 10:07

The search continues...

Side tracked for a moment :shock:

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Postby GeoffSmith » Sat 19.01.2008, 12:09


Group buy? :twisted:
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Postby Specky » Mon 10.03.2008, 10:24

The search continues...

Clicky

Any body got any more details or information please...

Anyone live close who would be able to check it over for me, It would be a project car, total strip and rebuild...

what I know so far...

The vehicle details for H650 JJB are:

Date of Liability 27 11 2006
Date of First Registration 12 01 1991
Year of Manufacture 1991
Cylinder Capacity (cc) 1588CC
CO2 Emissions Not Available
Fuel Type Petrol
Export Marker Not Applicable
Vehicle Status Unlicensed
Vehicle Colour GREEN
Vehicle Type Approval null
The information contained on this page is correct at the time of enquiry.
Vehicle Excise Duty Rate for vehicle
6 Months Rate £99.00
12 Months Rate £180.00




Hello Dave
It would be best to come and look at it as its too dark in the workshop and the car is totally surrounded by bits and pieces. About 160k miles, it would run if the battery was charged. Write off shouldnt think so but the number plate is in the pics so feel free to check. Paintwork looks original except for the front and rear bumpers. All door gaps etc are better than most I have seen. I have most of the cars history somewhere here, in fact there are bills for over 16K which has been spent on the car since new. (Not by me of course)
It looks like it never wanted for anything.
It has the original tool kit, handbook etc. A Sigma alarm system has also been fitted, as well as a decent stereo. There are also two sets of keys here somewhere. Just remembered the car also has Aircon which definately was working fine.
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Postby Sy V » Mon 10.03.2008, 10:29

Bingo!

You have PM.
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Postby Specky » Mon 10.03.2008, 10:33

Sy V wrote:Bingo!

You have PM.


No I don't...

Mail box full... deleted some now thou.. :roll:

Sound ominous Sy...

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Postby Specky » Mon 10.03.2008, 10:37

That's cool...

and that's what I call service... (Intresting Mr Bond)

I must send you the rest of my details...

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Postby Specky » Mon 10.03.2008, 11:10

Just one thing remaining...

Anyone live close who would be able to check it over for me, It would be a project car, total strip and rebuild...

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Postby Monty » Mon 10.03.2008, 12:55

Good luck Dave, hope you get it cheap enough :wink:

BTW what 3 words couldn`t he use on ebay :smt017
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