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LOTUS ELAN 1968 (1968) £19,500
- Contact: Lee
- Forum profile: LeeZ8
- Location: West Yorks, United Kingdom
Body off and stripped to bare shell. New Galvanised Spyder sill strengtheners. Stainless Steel Front Wheel Arch closing plates. Strengthened rear suspension turrets. New Door hinge pins and bushes. All brightwork re-chromed. New headlining. New windscreen and seal. New rear screen seal. New Door Seals. New carpets and Soundproofing. New Dashboard. Seat and trim from later 130s. Boot fully finished. All new lights and lenses. Period looking Radio with I-Pod connection. Gel Battery. Electric Ariel.
New SPYDER Chassis. New SPYDER front and rear wishbones. Tony Thompson rear drive shafts. Tony Thompson rear shocks. New Metalistic bushes. New Ball joints. Stainless Handbrake linkage. Suspension springs epoxy coated. Refurbed Brake Calipers with Stainless Steel Pistons. New Brake pipes. SS Flexible brake pipes. New brake discs. Steering Rack overhauled. New Wheel bearings. New Minilite wheels with Yokohama tyres. New brake servo.
Complete engine overhaul including Tall Block conversion. New Pistons and rings. New Shell Bearings, timing chain, gaskets etc. Cylinder Head overhauled. High output Oil pump. Distributor overhauled. Electronic Ignition. New Clutch. Carburettors are 4No 40mm Mikunis with K&N filters, set up at BOGG Brothers. New Radiator and hoses. Kenlowe Fan. Gearbox overhauled. New Diff seals and Bearings. New Engine, Gearbox and Diff mounts.
Classic & Sports Car essentials
- Engine layout: Front Engined
- Aspiration: Normally Aspirated
- Engine size (Litres): 1.7
- Engine configuration: 4 cylinder
- Cylinders: 4
- Engine power (BHP): 140
- Driven wheels: Rear Wheel Drive
- Previous owners: 4
- Mileage: 87,000
- Year: 1968
- Doors: 2
- Body type: Coupe
- Transmission type: Manual
- Fuel type: Petrol
- Colour: Blue