Lotus Elan

What did you do to your Lotus today...

PostPost by: JonB » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:43 pm

Discovered a problem with the wiper circuit. Dead short popping the fuse.
Late 1972 Elan Plus 2S 130/5 - UK - Unit 50/1115L
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PostPost by: baileyman » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:30 am

Made a stab at the heater box. Has rust perforations and the motor mount will need re-fabrication. Now looking for thin centrifugal fans with modern motors attached to modify.

Made a dash in teak, a process fraught with potential catastrophe along the way. Hopefully next the jigsaw will plunge in nicely and cut a glove box door without wandering too much.

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PostPost by: SENC » Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:33 am

Drove it to work today, first real outing since getting it back together after engine out to fix a bad gearbox leak (rear seal). While out I also replaced the sump gaskets with hopes of eliminating some significant oil leaks.

Tonight, a few hours after parking it, I must admit to being pretty darned happy about the result.

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We'll see if I can solve this, too, but I can certainly live with it if not.
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PostPost by: cabc26b » Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:03 pm

Worked on the red S1 and then drove the blue S1 around in autotune for some refinements in the fuel table.
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PostPost by: Elan Peter » Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:14 pm

Two s1 elans, could you please send me some photos?
I think that type 26 nut would be a better user name for me :lol:
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