Can these be saved

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Can these be saved

Postby ian.mcdougall » Sat May 01, 2021 10:02 pm

Found these on a beach at Enniscrone Co Sligo Ireland today . Do you think they can be saved.A bit of wear from sea, sand and stones
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Re: Can these be saved

Postby irmscher » Sat May 01, 2021 11:28 pm

:lol: :lol:

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Re: Can these be saved

Postby jagnut66 » Sun May 02, 2021 1:29 pm

Simply rehone the bores and away you go! :lol:

As an aside, they would be a bit heavy to just 'wash up' on the beach surely.....
I wonder where / what they came from and how old they are?
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Re: Can these be saved

Postby simmitc » Sun May 02, 2021 2:42 pm

Never underestimate the power of the sea, it can move things many times heavier than those bits.

They might have been in a wooden boat that was abandoned and then rotted or broke up and floated off in pieces. It's not unknown for old engines to be used as anchors for moorings. Perhaps they were washed out from a flooded river? On a less realistic level, there must be many possible fun explanations as to why they are there.

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Re: Can these be saved

Postby Myrtles Man » Sun May 02, 2021 4:26 pm

Seems clear to me - it's obviously all that's left of James Bond's Lotus Esprit. 8)

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Re: Can these be saved

Postby Chipper » Sun May 02, 2021 11:08 pm

Top photo looks similar to a Lancia V4 block...
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Re: Can these be saved

Postby jagnut66 » Sun May 02, 2021 11:09 pm

Seems clear to me - it's obviously all that's left of James Bond's Lotus Esprit. 8)
You may be nearer the truth than you realise there............. :lol:
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Mike.
1954 Series 2: 4 door: "Sally" -- on axle stands needing more welding......
1955 Series 2: Traveller: "Elsie May" -- on the road and enjoying her 'as is' for now but I see work ahead......
1970 Triumph Herald 1200: "Hetty" -- driven back from Llangollen in Wales


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