1973 Elden PRH-14 Super Vee

Joe Morrison in Colorado has this Super Vee for sale.  It is a 1973 Elden PRH-14 with an air-cooled 1700 VW engine.  From the Elden Racing Cars website, there were only 8  of the PRH-14 made and only 4 imported into the US at the time,

http://eldenracingcars.moonfruit.com/#/cars/4525782368

I understand from Joe and Bill S, previous owner, there is complete documentation of the car, log books etc since new.

Great Vintage racer for someone!

1973 Elden PHR-14 Formula Super Vee.  Fresh cosmetic restoration.  New pro build legal air cooled VW Type 4, 1,700 cc engine, break in time only.  Several new suspension parts, new Simpson safety harness.

Two sets of wheels for running Vintage FSV-2, and SCCA Formula Continental.  Nearly new Koni adjustable shocks.   Good Hoosier tires. 

Several extras: center body mold, sports car nose mold, rear wing, high downforce nose, two spare rear wheels, SCCA and SWMS log books dating from brand new.  Ready for on track adjusting and racing.

Run with the big boys.  Safe and fast car for Formula Ford price.  Only $14,000 OBO.  Joe Morrison 303-838-3518, e-mail 4joemor@gmail.com

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Elden Register by Me!

I wanted to start a register of cars I know of now 12/2015  Please help me keep track of the cars in the US and others with the intent of supporting the preservation of the Elden Marque,  (Data gleaned from personal contacts or by contact in: http://www.Apexspeed.com, http://www.RMVR.com)

Elden FF’s and Super Vee’s in the USA, Canada and UK

Elden Register by Me1

I would like for this to be a living document so any updates or additions will be appreciated.

Note:  This is not an Official Elden Register by the Hampsheir’s, but my own contacts.

Historical Elden FF Documents

When I got the first two Elden FF’s from South Carolina, the following documents were part of the files that came with the car.  They maybe of interest to others as it was to me.

First are two ads published in the SCCA “SportsCar” magazine, of July 1989.  On the top was an ad for Elden Racing Cars for their new PH 27 Formula Ford.  Also in the same edition of “SportsCar”was an ad for the Elden Register, USA;  a publication put together by Paul Pfanner and Steve Nickless. Combined elden Ads

Secondly, is Issue 1 March 1989 of  “the elden register, u.s.a” published by Paul Pfanner and Steve Nickless for “American Elden Owners and others interested in the marque.”

Elden Register USA letter to owner

Elden Register Issue 1 March 1989

  • On page 2, is a list as of 6-19-88 Elden owners names and Chassis types.  At this time there were 19 names in the “the elden register, u.s.a.”
  • On page 4 is a letter to Steve Nickless from Brian Hampsheir on February 15, 1977 and another to Paul Pfanner from Peter Hampsheir, May 24, 1988
  • Included on page 9 is an article “from hard times to success” where “Mark Kettlewell traces the Elden story”, reprinted from “Autosport, March 1, 1973 edition, Courtesy Haymarket Publishing”

Inside this issue of the “elden register, u.s.a.” was an reprint of a “Sales Brochure from the EldenPH-8, Published by Tom Pumpelly’s NTW Racers Store in 1972”.  This contains allot of information on the original specifications of the PH-8 as it was imported to the USA.

Elden 1972 FF PH-8 ad

Also included in “elden register, u.s.a” Issue 1 was an advertisement for the new Elden PRH27 F.F.1600;

Elden PRH27 ad

This is very good reading and is located here ensure Elden history is maintained.  If someone has other docs we want to maintain, please send them to me and I will add them.