Lotus Elan

Right to Left convertion

PostPost by: swisstony » Fri Oct 28, 2005 1:08 am

Hello, i have just joined this forum and have had a +2 for 1 year now.

I just read the story in the elan section about changing right hand drive car to left hand drive is this the same for +2 .

change steering rak
dashbord
pedalbox
park brake
alter electrics in dash


Is there anything i missed out ?

Love my car but being on the right is getting a pain on these european roads.

Thankyou and hope to learn lots here :D
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PostPost by: 1964 S1 » Fri Oct 28, 2005 3:31 am

It's the same but.... don't forget about the accelerator cable, the brake lines and clutch line.... also, finding a LHD +2 dashboard can be tricky, count your gauges. I say go for it, the wiring says, well, maybe.
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PostPost by: niallf » Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:47 am

Nice dashes in both LH and RHD,

http://www.classical-dash.co.uk/lotus.html

no connection, just a happy customer.

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PostPost by: M100 » Fri Oct 28, 2005 10:32 am

swisstony wrote:Love my car but being on the right is getting a pain on these european roads


Can't recall who it was nor what car but someone famous specifically bought a RHD car to drive in a "drive on the right" country so their chauffeur could step out onto the pavement and not into traffic.
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