Lotus Elan

Easiest Way to drain and refill Elan S2 diff.

PostPost by: ericbushby » Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:08 pm

Alan.
It is a Facet look alike from ebay at about £12.00.
As far as I can tell it is identical to the Facet in all respects except the label.
Even the photo and the accessories supplied are the same.
Eric.
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PostPost by: alanr » Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:16 pm

Thanks for that Eric. Thats very interesting.
I will have a look on ebay and see what I can find. I assume there are different delivery pressures? I don't want to overcome the needle valves in the Webers.

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PostPost by: ericbushby » Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:10 pm

Alan,
The cheapo`s don`t give the pressure. It wouldn't matter, as it is only for a few seconds and I can hear when the needle valves close as the pump rate slows so I let go the spring return switch. That is why I chose that design of pump as they are known to be noisy.
I also have a Filter King regulator in line anyway.
Cheers
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PostPost by: loueelotus » Thu May 02, 2019 2:16 am

Thanks for all your help.. I did it without drilling a hole and found info in the answers here (picked and chose) to do it. Removed wheels and lifed the car and voila all is exposed and worked around it .. All it great now.. Put new Red Line gear oil 75w90 GL-5 Happy motoring this summer to all..

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