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1966 LOTUS ELAN B R M TRIBUTE - $59,000

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1966 Lotus Elan BRM TributeA reluctant sale, owner is now 82 and has difficulty getting in and out of car. It is time fro a younger person to enjoy this truly fabulous car.VIN no. 45/6406 1600 lb WetThe car was conceived by Formula 1 driver Mike Spence who died at Indianapolis 500 in 1968.Road test by Patric McNally published in Autosport in 1967Expense was not a consideration when restoring this fine car. It has taken first place at every car show where it was displayed.The car is basically the same as the factory Elan, but with a much improved engine developed by BRM, a British Formula 1 company. The improvements produced 130 hp and 140 hp. This engine was built to the 140 hp version with Cosworth L1 cams. The car weighs 1600lbs wet. Restoration was completed in 2005 and odometer currently reads 4596.Body is painted in correct BRM Green with beautiful premium tan cowhide leather upholstery with Woolten wool carpets. Car has convertible top and tonneau coverOver $75,000 was spent on restoration parts alone, labor not included. All receipts provided with sale.Car has been improved considerably with suspension, engine and drive train components. Car is extremely quick and a delight to drive. Restoration was carried out with advice and guidance from an original Mike Spence technician.12 photographs have been included with the add. Additional images can be obtained by contacting seller.Chassis Restoration:Stripped to bare chassis, crack tested in known weak areas, frame strengthened to 26R specifications addressing all known problems with original frame. Painted in original factory red.Engine:Compression, 1 195 2 190, 3 200, 4 200OIL pressure1500 rpm, temp. 80, 55lbs1000 rpm, temp 80, 30lbsNo. LP7119AEstimated 130-140HP @7,000RPM.020 over, J & E Pistons, Corrillo connecting rods, Q.E.D. EN40B steel racing crankshaft, 8 counterweights safe to 10,000RPM, steel main bearing caps, large oil sump with scaper & windage tray, high output oil pump, oil cooler with electric fanCylinder Head:A705711PPort & Polished, combustion chambers balanced, lightweight aluminum lifters & retainers, special Cosworth springs, SST valves Dia. 1.625I, 1.40EX bronze guides, cams with Vernier sprockets, L1 Cosworth cams, cartridge water pump, Tony Thompson (T.T.) engine mountsClutch:Europa competition clutch, Tilton flywheelGear Box:2820EDOriginal semi-close ratios, complete rebuild, mounting bracket reinforcedDifferential:AZ6R00461N93.75 ratio, Quafe limited slip. Steel billet output shafts, T.T. sliding spline drive shafts, steel billet stub axels, differential air scoopFront Suspension:T.T. adjustable upper and lower A arms with rod end bearings, special T.T. adjustable shocks, adjustable perch small dia. 350lb springs, T.T. steel billet stub axels, Girling calipers, green ECB brake pads, slotted and cross drilled discs, steel braided brake lines, 26R T.T. large dia. anti roll barRear Suspension:Koni adjustable shocks with adjustable perch, issue 18shock tube and hub carrier, large bearings, T.T. top mount for rear struts with NMB spherical bearings. T.T. rear suspension, competition differential brace and torsion rods.Steering:Modified late model Triumph Herald steering rack with helical gears, T.T. steering rack clampsWHEELS13" Lotus peg drive Panosports with 165/70/R13 with Yokoyama A Drive All weather TyersCooling System:Large capacity radiator double thickness, thermostatic fan, Setrab oil cooler, T.T. radiator flaps, Pipercross air filterExhaust:SST, large bore, manifold 4:2:1, large bore center pipe and silencerFuel System:Facet fuel pump, aircraft fuel lines, pressure regulator with gage, fuel impact cutoff switch, twin Weber 40DCOE 18 carburetors, venturi 35, main jet 135, air correction 165, emulsion tube F16, Ideljet 55F8 Pumpjet F40, ATL Fuel cell, aircraft fuel gauge sender, Earls fuel filterElectrical System: Converted to negative ground, Nippon Denso alternator, suitable for high RPM, built in regulator, gear reduction starter, Petronix electronic ignition, complete new wiring looms, battery cutoff switch, heater, window motors rebuilt, instruments serviced and lubricated, oil temperature gauge added.Safety:Safety Devices roll with side impact bars, FIA approved, Willans harness, halon fire extinguisherBody/PaintNew lightweight body, 2 pa

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