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In the September Issue: Project Elva Part 4 | Repairing a Badly Battered Body

While molds do exist to completely replace our Elva’s body, we decided to repair our fiberglass instead.

Car Catcher: A Factory-Backed Elva Mk IV With Notable Racing History

A factory-backed Elva with a podium finish at Sebring.

Thoroughly restored Elva Mk VII | Car Catcher

This Elva is said to have logged zero miles since its ground-up restoration.

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1962 Mk VI

This rough fiberglass body might not look like much, but it's actually a rare 1962 Elva Mk VI sports racer—and one with a storied history nonetheless.

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Replacing our missing engine plate with a homemade one | Project Elva sports racer

When we bought our Elva MkVI sports racer, we were missing a lot of the driveline pieces. The car would originally have a metal plate behind the engine that …

How to build a bellhousing spacer | Project Elva sports racer

We also needed to fabricate a spacer or bellhousing extension for our Elva Mk VI sports racer. This piece is needed to connect the transmission to the

Need a custom flywheel? Just call Fidanza. | Project Elva sports racer

Our Elva Mk VI sports racer didn’t come with a lot of things, including a flywheel. We didn’t expect to find one at the corner parts store, either.

How to choose a real race clutch | Project Elva sports racer

Our Elva Mk VI sports racer had a new flywheel and new bellhousing assembly. We had to source a clutch to finish off this part of the driveline.

Where do you find a modern, lightweight starter for a one-of-30 sports racer? | Project Elva sports racer

We wanted a high-torque, lightweight starter for our Elva sports racer. This car is one of 30 made and is powered by a nearly as rare Coventry Climax …

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Aug 17, 2021 by elvacar
1961 Elva Courier

http://elvacourier.blogspot.com/ A recent issue of the magazine indicated that the Elva was a suitable alternate foil for a person hankering after a MGA/MGB as they shared a similar engine. I …

Aug 17, 2021 by vintageracer98
1960 Elva 200 Formula Junior

This a very early 200 and is currently completing restoration. I hope to have it on track in the spring. Two of my racing buddies (Tom Grudovich & Hervey Parke) …

Aug 17, 2021 by RonDavis
1962 Elva Courier Mk IV

Roadster, slightly enhanced MGB engine, Sage Green metallic colofr

Aug 17, 2021 by mgbgtracer
1964 Elva Mk IV

Sebring IRS - Always a race car - Prepared at factory for Sebring in 1966

Aug 17, 2021 by ElvaMKII
1957 Elva MK II Sports Racer

Imported by Burdie Martin, raced by him and by Frank Campbell and Chuck Dietrich at Road America in '58. Restored in 1994 and raced at Monterey Histoirics 2007, 2008 and …

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