Lotus Elan

Elan Engine Bays - stock, modified, restored, and 26r

PostPost by: trw99 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:11 pm

Period shot of Series 2 engine bay.

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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:20 pm

davidj wrote:I don't suppose anyone has a picture of the plate so I can fabricate something. However, I am tempted to glass and fill the holes as the engine bay is being painted anyway. For a rhd car which holes do I need on the left hand side? Two holes on the top left have grommets, so may have been used. Are any used for the wiring loom?



David, here are two shots of the cover on my lhd S3 Coupe, #5727.
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PostPost by: Mazzini » Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:15 pm

trw99 wrote:Period shot of Series 2 engine bay.


Anybody know what the sticker / plate on the front of the cam cover says?
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:11 pm

The original plate was made from "mill board", same material as is fitted in the boot. On an S4 I rebuilt the original one was just screwd in. see pic below, sorry about the quality


ps you need all of the holes :)
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