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Elan door hinge bobbin replacement

PostPost by: PaulH » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:45 pm

I've put together images and a bit of video to show how I replaced the door hinge bobbins in my Elan S2. The technique is described in a document from Sue Miller (came with her parts list). Posted on YouTube:
https://youtu.be/hdg-PXZtEpk
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PostPost by: StressCraxx » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:18 am

Paul,

Many thanks. This is a task I must do when I rebuild my S3. Did you have to replace the bobbins inside the doors? I noticed mine are a little bit loose in the fiberglass.

Thanks.
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PostPost by: PaulH » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:51 am

StressCraxx wrote:Paul,

Many thanks. This is a task I must do when I rebuild my S3. Did you have to replace the bobbins inside the doors? I noticed mine are a little bit loose in the fiberglass.

Thanks.


No the bobbins in the door were fine. I guess you could use a similar technique to replace those bobbins as well.
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PostPost by: PaulH » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:53 am

Here's a PDF document with the bobbin replacement images:
Replacing the lower hinge cup bobbins.pdf
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