Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
5/3/21 12:12 p.m.

We did it. It was one of the most daunting projects we’ve ever tackled, but we managed to beat the odds as well as the clock. 

The task? We dragged a broken, battered 1964 Lotus Elan from a Michigan field and turned it into a rolling piece of art worthy of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance show field. 

Finishing this one in time, we admit, took some real heroics–and that was after we made it an even bigger priority in our schedule. That just goes to show how long a restoration can take, regardless of how many successful ones you have under your belt. 

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Tom_T New Reader
5/3/21 1:42 p.m.

Tim -

What you were quite obviously missing, was an Emma Peel lookalike in a hot 1960's body suit to be with the car!  Heck, you even got the blue that hers was on the Avengers! 

Nice Resto!

Tom T

Orange CA


noddaz UberDork
5/3/21 2:52 p.m.

Home run!  That is such a pretty little car.  You and your team have out done yourselves!

5/5/21 8:43 p.m.



Congrats on your perseverance on this Lotus Elan project!  My wife owned an Elan fixed head coupe when we were dating, so this brings back lots of memories.  We still have the original Lotus "Owners Handbook" for the series 1 Elan and if I can find it, would you like to have it for your cars' glovebox?


Ron H

Newman Lake WA

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