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LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION

Sale price: £6,000.00 make an offer

Car location: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Lotus
Model: ELAN
Type: coupe
Engine: 1558 cc
Fuel: Petrol
Previous Owners: 0
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LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.25) based on 194 votes
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  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION
  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION
  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION
  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION
  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION
  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION
  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION
  •  LOTUS ELAN S4 FHC 1968 FOR RESTORATION

THIS IS A SERIOUS RESTORATION PROJECT.

Mileage 82. 00.

I have owned the car since 1975 and have all the relevant paperwork. but it has not been driven and has been in storage since December 1979. My intention was to replace the chassis but have never actually done so.

I have removed the body from the chassis and removed most of the paintwork (the original colour was French Blue but was re-sprayed red and white in 1977).    

The engine is still in situ and can be heard running.

Webber carbs.

 Oil pressure 35 PSI (hot)

 Compression test shows readings of (180. 80. 00. 80)

Engine rebuilt in 1976

Head rebuilt in 1979 (Burton Engineering)

 Prior to 1979 I replaced the following:

water pump

oil pump

clutch

new carb seals

dashboard re-veneered.

The following are not original:

steering wheel

exhaust system

fuel line to carbs

The following are missing:

fuel gauge sender unit. trunking between carb and air filter. pair of front caliper pistons. 2pairs rear caliper pistons. front side light bezells. near side tourque arm. brake master cylinder (cylinder piston damaged). rear suspension bump stops.

The following are damaged:

chassis front off side upright corroded. loto-cone. adiator has had a repair to matrix. front off side steering gaitor split. front off side head lamp mount needs new bobbin. indicator stalk. centre console has a split. under dash plastic trims. passenger seat slight damage to front. rear light surrounds pitted. bonnet badge . front bumper trim . head lamp vacuum unit corroded but still works. diff alloy cover top mount has been welded. passenger door glass has 3 inch scratch. door seals. carpets. head lining. front air intake grill. rear bumper.

The door frames in good condition.

PLEASE E MAIL FOR FURTHER PHOTOS AND FOR SERIOUS ENQUIRIES PLEASE SUPPLY A PHONE NUMBER FOR ME TO CALL.

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Comments and questions to the seller:

from terence Gray, dated 21 august 2016
I am interested having restored a S4 SE some years ago. What is the registration, do you have the SORN, can you prove ownership with no liabilities. Could I view vehicle.

from Paolo, dated 05 march 2015
is this car still available?

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