The Car

the elan

Car Information

Car ID: 1123
Series: S3
Variant: DHC
Model: S3|DHC|45
Year: 1967
Type: 45
Chassis : 6354
Color: Silver
Engine : LP7107LBA
Purchase Date: 1969-12-08
Sold Date :
Comments: Purchased from 1st owner Dick Parness, Los Angeles, who had the originally white car painted yellow by the dealer. Fenders flared and painted burgandy w/gold stripes in 1970s. Stored 1990-2014 when 3-year body-off restoration began. Drive train & chassis work by 'Lotus John' Kouba with powdercoated frame, 1615cc original engine, Norris cams, oversize intake & exhaust valves, Pertronix, Denso alternator, high-torque starter, Spax front shocks, Koni rears, CV-joint half-shafts, ceramic-coated headers, stainless exhaust, 205/60-13 radials on 7x13 spun aluminum wheels. Body stripped to fiberglass & painted metallic silver. Interior redone in red vinyl & carpets, black cloth seat inserts. New black top & red 1/4 tonneau. Solid cherrywood dash. Calif. registration VDC 817, then S3 ELAN, now 7JPK459.
Owner ID: 874
First name: Walter
City Thousand Oaks
State: CA
Country: United States
Member Since: 2018-3-18
Record Created: 2018-02-28 00:23:02
Record Modified: 2020-10-16 14:55:40
Factory Data - I've lost track of where this data originated and it may be incomplete, inaccurate, false, or just plain made up.
Year: 66
Month: 10
Production Batch:
Type:
Chassis: 6354
Suffix:
Engine: LP7107
Gearbox: 4
Color:
Build Date: 1966-10-19
Notes:

Record Update History

Operation Date Modified Year Type Chassis Series Variant Color Engine Purchase Date Sold Date Comments Image Owner City State Country
UPDATE 2018-03-04 12:10:03 1967 45 6354 S3 DHC Silver LP7107LBA 1969-12-08 mycar Walter Thousand Oaks CA United States
UPDATE 2018-03-02 18:49:21 1969 45 8564 S4 DHC BRG 1984-03-29 1987-07-15 mycar Walter Thousand Oaks CA United States
UPDATE 2018-03-02 18:49:21 1967 45 6354 S3 DHC Silver LP7107LBA 1969-12-08 mycar Walter Thousand Oaks CA United States
UPDATE 2018-03-02 18:40:25 1969 45 8564 S4 DHC BRG 1984-03-29 1987-07-15 Walter Thousand Oaks CA United States
UPDATE 2018-03-02 18:40:24 1969 45 8564 S4 DHC BRG 1984-03-29 1987-07-15 Walter Thousand Oaks CA United States
INSERT 2018-02-28 00:23:02 1967 45 6354 S3 DHC Silver LP7107LBA 1969-12-08 Purchased from 1st owner Dick Parness, Los Angeles, who had the originally white car painted yellow by the dealer. Fenders flared and painted burgandy w/gold stripes in 1970s. Stored 1990-2014 when 3-year body-off restoration began. Drive train & chassis work by 'Lotus John' Kouba with powdercoated frame, 1615cc original engine, Norris cams, oversize intake & exhaust valves, Pertronix, Denso alternator, high-torque starter, Spax front shocks, Koni rears, CV-joint half-shafts, ceramic-coated headers, stainless exhaust, 205/60-13 radials on 7x13 spun aluminum wheels. Body stripped to fiberglass & painted metallic silver. Interior redone in red vinyl & carpets, black cloth seat inserts. New black top & red 1/4 tonneau. Solid cherrywood dash. Calif. registration VDC 817, then S3 ELAN, now 7JPK459. mycar Walter Thousand Oaks CA United States
INSERT 2018-02-28 00:23:02 1969 45 8564 S4 DHC BRG 1984-03-29 1987-07-15 Walter Thousand Oaks CA United States

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