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Elan Spin-Easy Wheel Spinner Tool - new photos.Latest stock

PostPost by: jono » Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:38 pm

Whatever happened to these - are they still available?

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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:24 am

Salut Jon

These people can make you one similar if you ask:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOTUS-OCTAGON ... 0880335640

They cost £40 now - I regret not buying one before.

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PostPost by: richardcox_lotus » Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:48 am

Not the same item ?
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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:33 am

Nope, not the same - an alternative.

If you read the description they say they can machine a 3-eared tool, too.

I think they only deal through eBay so you'll need to ask them to put one up.

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PostPost by: gherlt » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:49 pm

1964 S1 (engine ready, awainting body repair)
1967 S3 DHC (now adjusted by Brian Buckland, totally calm idle)
1969 S4 FHC (finishing interior, changing wiring loom)

Brian Bucklands 2nd edition book can be found here: www.theelanman.com
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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:29 am

Cheers gherlt.
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PostPost by: RedS4 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:19 am

Ended....
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PostPost by: blacklotus » Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:55 pm

Hi Kieth, I have the standard 3 spoke spinner, could you post a picture of the tool please?
thgank you
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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:47 pm

RedS4 wrote:Ended....
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You can contact the guy direct at: [email protected] - his name is Lionel.

I received mine and it's a nice bit of kit. Just need a 38mm socket now.

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PostPost by: Junks » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:12 am

Yep I have both types from Lionel having lent him the spinners to make the tools from, both nicely made & work well & a very good price! He's been making them for Jag's for years & found him on a Jag forum, he was only too happy to help :)
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PostPost by: vstibbard » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:38 am

Ive got Keiths 26R tool, fits beatifully and works a treat. V
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PostPost by: theelanman » Thu May 02, 2013 7:54 am

keithc913 wrote:torque wrench - 200/220 ft lbs tightening setting


blimey....220ft lbs.......out of interest what are people tightening their nuts up to......
Im pretty sure I never got 220ft lbs with a hammer
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PostPost by: oldelanman » Thu May 02, 2013 8:06 am

theelanman wrote:
keithc913 wrote:torque wrench - 200/220 ft lbs tightening setting


blimey....220ft lbs.......out of interest what are people tightening their nuts up to......
Im pretty sure I never got 220ft lbs with a hammer

That is the recommended figure.
It was discussed here.......lotus-suspension-f42/wheel-nut-t27743.html#p186378
Have a look at the extract from the Driver's Handbook.
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PostPost by: theelanman » Thu May 02, 2013 8:32 am

oldelanman wrote:
theelanman wrote:
keithc913 wrote:torque wrench - 200/220 ft lbs tightening setting


blimey....220ft lbs.......out of interest what are people tightening their nuts up to......
Im pretty sure I never got 220ft lbs with a hammer

That is the recommended figure.
It was discussed here.......lotus-suspension-f42/wheel-nut-t27743.html#p186378
Have a look at the extract from the Driver's Handbook.


thanks

I'll look for a 200ft lbs torque then...dont want to overtighten......:-)....but want to be tight enough.... :shock:
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PostPost by: ralphb » Sat May 07, 2016 9:45 am

Hi Keith,

Are you still selling these tools?

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