note roll over bar - bought from a batch made up by a club member
Hood Up (replacement original spoilers not available; there are alternatives.)
New front wishbones - note bracket for shock absorbers - a Reliant modification of Chevette basic, reinforced and braced in the light of user experience. These were from a small batch made by an owner. There is a small industry of owners who are making parts, generally better than the originals.
The rear suspension arms have been renewed with reinforced versions.
Currently the car has a high ratio diff. The original diff is available.
The original plastic fuel lines have been replaced with metal.
The hardtop is white with roof window and with correct seals.
Also available -
- Workshop Manual
- Parts List
- Original sales leaflets;
- History of Reliant Sportscars by Don Pither
- nearly 20 years of owners' club magazines.
An older pic but looking good, en route to France; 2 people, luggage all in boot; hood down every day.
1991 - Lotus Excel SE - bought 2005 with 25,000 on the clock