Body-off restoration of a 50-plus-year-owned 1967 Lotus Elan Series 3 drophead
coupe (convertible). Original 1558 cc Twin-cam engine now 1615 cc, twin
Weber 40DCOE carbs, Norris high lift, long duration camshafts, oversize inlet
and exhaust valves, ceramic-coated header with stainless exhaust, baffled sump,
high-torque gear reduction starter, Denso alternator, Odyssey AGM battery
relocated to center-forward of trunk, Pertronix ignition and rev limiter, Facet
electric fuel pump, 4-speed semi-close ratio gearbox, 4-wheel independent
suspension, 4-wheel disc brakes, Spax front shocks, Koni rear shocks,
conversion to CV-joint half-shafts (no rubber donuts).
Frame stripped, reinforced and powder-coated. Flared fenders for wide wheels (13×7 spun aluminum with 2 sets of pressure plates) and tires (Toyo Proxes RA1 205/60R13).
New interior (seat covers, door cards, carpeting, dashpad) by Dan Miller, solid
cherry wood dash with GPS speedometer, shift-light tach, oil pressure, water
temp, voltmeter, and fuel gauges, 200W audio system, hidden antenna, stock
Clear Hooters plus Fiamm air horns. Auxiliary switches for radiator fan, garage
door opener, ignition, horns, hazard lights, and fuel pump.
Body painted 2-stage Audi Ice Silver Metallic, new red ¼-tonneau (boot) and black Robbins top. New windscreen and rubber seal. Body de-badged, only Jim Clark Commemorative nose badge remains (have original badges).
Original spare wheel and 145-13 Dunlop tire, jack, knock-off hammer, some original tools.
Extensive restoration history available, many spare parts included. Odometer reads 4900 (mileage since restoration). Factory owner’s and shop manuals included. Contact 2nd owner (>50 yrs.)