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DAshboard switches Elan Sprint DPDT Type

PostPost by: bloodknock » Tue May 07, 2019 10:52 am

Does anyone know where I can obtain a DPDT original hazard switch for an elan sprint?
NOS or recovered?
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PostPost by: RichardHawkins » Tue May 07, 2019 6:04 pm

Bob,

I bought some switches from Sue Miller, it was along time ago, but she may be able to help.

I think I remember someone in our group saying that Paul Matty had switches made for this appliction.

I will also be 71 this year, and have the same objective. When I started this restoration I wanted to drive the car to Classic Le Mans, now I will be happy just to get it finished.

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PostPost by: bloodknock » Wed May 08, 2019 9:27 pm

Hi Richard
Thanks for the info. I'll try Sue, but have had potential offers from other forum members.
Ive owned my Sprint since 1972/3. Its nearly finished, having been taken off the road around 1975. Life curtailed the resto till I retired, the only problem now is advancing senility, and deteriorating mobility! I can get down to it but getting up is getting to be a challenge!
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Wed May 08, 2019 10:31 pm

YHM and photos
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PostPost by: oldelanman » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:27 pm

Bob,
Are you still looking for a hazard switch ? There's one on ebay ...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOTUS-ELAN-S ... SwTP5c98C7
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PostPost by: bloodknock » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:21 pm

Thanks Roger, its kind of you to keep me informed but i managed to source one.
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PostPost by: Evante » Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:00 pm

Bob,

Where did you find one?

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:07 pm

I supplied it from a stock of about 20 or so different ones, since sold as a job lot on here!
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PostPost by: Evante » Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:15 pm

Thanks.

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PostPost by: bloodknock » Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:15 pm

For any one who may be interested, I have used "Servisol" on all of my switches, it cleans the contacts and lubricates the mechanism very well.

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