The Car

the elan

Car Information

Car ID: 1241
Series: +2
Variant: FHC
Model: +2|FHC|50
Year: 1968
Type: 50
Chassis : 0734
Color: carnival red
Engine : LP12044LBA
Purchase Date: 2007-04-01
Sold Date :
Comments: RNG 930G Chris Foulds new lotus chassis and rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with pedal box hydraulics problems and stored until my purchase . .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth and webers. Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 . Dash revarnished may 2010. 2019 update:Coming up to 10th anniversary of ownership, a couple of years ago it had total shell off rebuild and respray and complete mechanicals overhaul including overhead cam shells which were found to be original being replaced . This helped oil pressure ! . the original seats were restored and rebuilt using same vinyl resewn . Aldridge trimmers provided the original lodestar headlining which was replaced. . The original crashpad was replaced with fibreglass replica from Susan Miller reupholstered to match. an original rear bumper was sourced and rechromed and fitted. 2018 saw a set of lotus alloys fitted with the steels now as spare set
Owner ID: 1172
First name: Richard
City Tendring
State: Essex
Country: United Kingdom
Member Since: 2019-3-16
Record Created: 2019-03-16 06:45:07
Record Modified: 2020-06-16 13:14:05

Record Update History

Operation Date Modified Year Type Chassis Series Variant Color Engine Purchase Date Sold Date Comments Image Owner City State Country
VERIFIED 2020-06-16 13:14:05 1968 50 0734 +2 FHC carnival red LP12044LBA 2007-04-01 RNG 930G Chris Foulds new lotus chassis and rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with pedal box hydraulics problems and stored until my purchase . .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth and webers. Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 . Dash revarnished may 2010. 2019 update:Coming up to 10th anniversary of ownership, a couple of years ago it had total shell off rebuild and respray and complete mechanicals overhaul including overhead cam shells which were found to be original being replaced . This helped oil pressure ! . the original seats were restored and rebuilt using same vinyl resewn . Aldridge trimmers provided the original lodestar headlining which was replaced. . The original crashpad was replaced with fibreglass replica from Susan Miller reupholstered to match. an original rear bumper was sourced and rechromed and fitted. 2018 saw a set of lotus alloys fitted with the steels now as spare set mycar Richard Tendring Essex United Kingdom
MERGE 2020-05-26 12:23:20 Car 345 was merged with 1241. Car 345 has been deleted. This was most likely because of a duplicate entry.
UPDATE 2019-03-16 09:45:07 1968 50 0734 +2 FHC carnival red LP12044LBA 2019-03-16 RNG 930G Chris Foulds new lotus chassis and rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with pedal box hydraulics problems and stored until my purchase . .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth and webers. Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 . Dash revarnished may 2010. 2019 update:Coming up to 10th anniversary of ownership, a couple of years ago it had total shell off rebuild and respray and complete mechanicals overhaul including overhead cam shells which were found to be original being replaced . This helped oil pressure ! . the original seats were restored and rebuilt using same vinyl resewn . Aldridge trimmers provided the original lodestar headlining which was replaced. . The original crashpad was replaced with fibreglass replica from Susan Miller reupholstered to match. an original rear bumper was sourced and rechromed and fitted. 2018 saw a set of lotus alloys fitted with the steels now as spare set mycar Richard Tendring Essex United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-03-16 09:44:13 1968 50 0734 +2 FHC carnival red LP12044LBA 2019-03-16 RNG 930G Chris Fould's new lotus chassis & rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with hydraulics problems & stored until my purchase . .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth & webers. Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT'd and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 . Dash revarnished may 2010. 2019 update:Coming up to 10th anniversary of ownership, a couple of years ago it had total shell off rebuild and respray and complete mechanicals overhaul including overhead cam shells which were found to be original being replaced . This helped oil pressure ! . the original seats were restored & rebuilt using same vinyl resewn . Aldridge trimmers provided the original lodestar headlining which was replaced. . The original crashpad was replaced with fibreglass replica from Susan Miller reupholstered to match. an original rear bumper was sourced and rechromed and fitted. last year a set of lotus alloys were fitted with the steels now as spare set mycar Richard Tendring Essex United Kingdom
INSERT 2019-03-16 06:45:07 1968 50 0734 +2 FHC carnival red LP12044LBA 2019-03-16 RNG 930G Chris Fould's new lotus chassis & rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with hydraulics problems & stored until my purchase . .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth & webers. Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT'd and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 . Dash revarnished may 2010. 2019 update:Coming up to 10th anniversary of ownership, a couple of years ago it had total shell off rebuild and respray and complete mechanicals overhaul including overhead cam shells which were found to be original being replaced . This helped oil pressure ! . the original seats were restored & rebuilt using same vinyl resewn . Aldridge trimmers provided the original lodestar headlining which was replaced. . The original crashpad was replaced with fibreglass replica from Susan Miller reupholstered to match. an original rear bumper was sourced and rechromed and fitted. last year a set of lotus alloys were fitted with the steels now as spare set mycar Richard Tendring Essex United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-02-09 20:31:51 1968 50 0734 +2 carnival red LP12044LBA 2009-04-04 RNG 930G Chris Fould's new lotus chassis & rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with hydraulics problems & stored until my purchase . .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth & webers. Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT'd and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 . Dash revarnished may 2010. 2019 update:Coming up to 10th anniversary of ownership, a couple of years ago it had total shell off rebuild and respray and complete mechanicals overhaul including overhead cam shells which were found to be original being replaced . This helped oil pressure ! . the original seats were restored & rebuilt using same vinyl resewn . Aldridge trimmers provided the original lodestar headlining which was replaced. . The original crashpad was replaced with fibreglass replica from Susan Miller reupholstered to match. an original rear bumper was sourced and rechromed and fitted. last year a set of lotus alloys were fitted with the steels now as spare set mycar Richard Tendring Essex United Kingdom
UPDATE 2019-01-27 07:03:14 1968 50 0734 +2 carnival red LP12044LBA 2009-04-04 RNG 930G Chris Fould's new lotus chassis & rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with hydraulics problems & stored .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth & webers with the only modification being Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT'd and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 and I'm revarnishing dash & reinstating radio etc may 2010 mycar Richard Tendring Essex United Kingdom
INSERT 2009-12-14 12:25:40 1968 50 0734 +2 carnival red LP12044LBA 2009-04-04 RNG 930G Chris Fould's new lotus chassis & rebuild in 1996. Taken off road shortly afterwards with hydraulics problems & stored until my purchase . .Original specification includes dynamo, +ve earth & webers. Mick Miller driveshafts and lotus 4 into 2 into 1 later exhaust manifold fitted summer 2009 MOT'd and on the road april 2010. Bob Richardson fixed the original radio for us April 2010 . Dash revarnished may 2010. 2019 update:Coming up to 10th anniversary of ownership, a couple of years ago it had total shell off rebuild and respray and complete mechanicals overhaul including overhead cam shells which were found to be original being replaced . This helped oil pressure ! . the original seats were restored & rebuilt using same vinyl resewn . Aldridge trimmers provided the original lodestar headlining which was replaced. . The original crashpad was replaced with fibreglass replica from Susan Miller reupholstered to match. an original rear bumper was sourced and rechromed and fitted. last year a set of lotus alloys were fitted with the steels now as spare set mycar Richard Tendring Essex United Kingdom

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