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Elan S4 window frames

PostPost by: OXO » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:49 pm

Hi All,
I have an S4 without doors and wondered if anyone may have some to sell .Alternatively can anyone produce a dimensioned drawing of the window frames as they seem very hard to get second hand .!
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PostPost by: gherlt » Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:58 am

You could ask Brian Buckland, he knows a guy who produces new ones.
Very expensive !
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:49 pm

how close are the Plus2 frames with S3/S4 ones? can they be used with slight modification/fabrication work? just curious...
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PostPost by: Elan45 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:17 pm

Not at all, Ted.

I do have a pair of NOS S3 window frames, if someone in the US wanted to copy them. I bought them from Lotus East during the closing sale and dismemberment in the 1980s. They are NOT for sale. They are for the care and maintenance of my 3 S3 Elans. Hope I never need them!

I do want to copy them in aluminum; use Lexan side windows as a way of adding lightness, but I am not there yet.

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PostPost by: Briggs1 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:14 am


I have a set of doors - they do not have window frames however. Where are you located?
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:47 am

I have an NOS S4 LH side window frame. PM me for details, if interested.
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