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by theelanman
Tue Mar 24, 2020 20:54
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite boot lid "Push Here To Close" label
Replies: 31
Views: 2200

Re: Elite boot lid "Push Here To Close" label

sort of still with this topic..... I'll have a couple but also....does anyone want the Valvoline Oil sticker from the engine bay? all I need to know is how big they are.....and ding dong would do them for a £5er too...... might be worth seeing if theyd do a bundle....lol just thought Id mention it c...
by theelanman
Wed Mar 18, 2020 09:47
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite vin plate
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: Elite vin plate

got one

Kelvedon had them.....

https://kelvedonlotus.co.uk/product/com ... e-norwich/

and with the correct spelling
by theelanman
Tue Mar 17, 2020 15:20
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite boot lid "Push Here To Close" label
Replies: 31
Views: 2200

Re: Elite boot lid "Push Here To Close" label

https://cdnimg.fonts.net/ImagingService.ashx?imagetype=typeit&shopid=1351135&width=738&RenderText=The+quick+brown+fox+jumps+over+the+lazy+dog.+The+quick+brown+fox+jumps+over+the+lazy+dog.&TextSize=32&TextColor=%23000000&BgColor=%23ffffff if you need anyone to join in on a group buy....I will..... :D
by theelanman
Fri Mar 13, 2020 16:01
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite vin plate
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: Elite vin plate

This is not the same as mine....... I have one in the previous pic with the extra box at the top for "ALT UNIT No"........ It's from the type 36 elan......so I'm guessing if it's right for your car ...then yours is very early and was probably using up the last of these.......as was typical with lotu...
by theelanman
Fri Mar 13, 2020 13:42
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite vin plate
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: Elite vin plate

I couldnt find one with the "ALT UNIT No" section in the top right
which did you get????

do you have a part number?

thanks
G
by theelanman
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:37
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite vin plate
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: Elite vin plate

Ive just noticed that this plate has a spelling error
RECOMMENDED LUBICANT
are we missing an 'R'????
by theelanman
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:01
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite vin plate
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: Elite vin plate

ok has anyone got a good clear photo of the VIN plate......??? it looks like Im going to have to do this one myself........ Im going to generate the artwork and get them printed...... how many people would like one????? Im guessing they'll be the same on the eclat the only pic I have is this one htt...
by theelanman
Sat Mar 07, 2020 15:36
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite vin plate
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Elite vin plate

Anyone know where I could get a new vin plate from?...... Mine still has the original fitted but it's been polished and the original black print has gone...... So my vin plate has the stamped numbers and engraved colour code......and nothing else..... As I'm shipping the engine bay ready for paint I...
by theelanman
Wed Feb 26, 2020 09:09
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Belgian Ypres Lotus Ascension day meet
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Re: Belgian Ypres Lotus Ascension day meet

We've been a couple of times......cant go this year tho'
enjoy it its a good day out......
some of the roads leave a little to be desired.....be careful....lol
by theelanman
Mon Feb 24, 2020 18:28
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite Steering Wheel Options
Replies: 29
Views: 2054

Re: Elite Steering Wheel Options

They do dipping........
Where you float a transfer on water and then put the item to be covered through the wrap stuff to coat it.........
I think that'd works for the centre panel in wood effect......
And yes I'd thought about re trimming the wheel itsself
by theelanman
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:06
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite Steering Wheel Options
Replies: 29
Views: 2054

Re: Elite Steering Wheel Options

I thought like this....sort of..... https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/233144151185?ul_ref=https%253A%252F%252Frover.ebay.com%252Frover%252F0%252Fe11011.m43.l1120%252F7%253Feuid%253D180d2ceff0954c9597d6aad84bd8a39a%2526bu%253D43162977048%2526segname%253D11011%2526crd%253D20200224002300%2526osub%253D-1%257E1%2...
by theelanman
Sat Feb 22, 2020 22:15
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite Steering Wheel Options
Replies: 29
Views: 2054

Re: Elite Steering Wheel Options

My whole dash is cream leather....... I was thinking something like the nardi on the SE......similar to the s2 m100 elan and the late esprit 3 spoke with black or cream leather rim with polished or anodized spoke........ Looking at 14" wheel........I think that's the same size as original......... T...
by theelanman
Fri Feb 21, 2020 14:37
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Elite Steering Wheel Options
Replies: 29
Views: 2054

Elite Steering Wheel Options

I have a dilemma Im having the interior completely refurbed in cream leather its in at the minute.......Ive just had a thought.....Ive done nothing withe the steering wheel....... its black.......and its gonna stand out against a cream interior.......... so has anyone had their wheel covered.....not...
by theelanman
Wed Feb 19, 2020 09:17
Forum: Bodywork, Fitments, Interior and Trim
Topic: Steering wheel Boss
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Steering wheel Boss

can anyone tell me what the size (diameter) and number of splines on a standard Elite steering column should be please

1978 S1 Elite 501

thanks
Gareth
by theelanman
Thu Feb 13, 2020 14:32
Forum: Events, Meetings and a "Run Out"
Topic: Lotus in the Peak 2020 10th - 12th July
Replies: 33
Views: 3672

Re: Lotus in the Peak 2020 10th - 12th July

KevW wrote:I've been refused the weekend off work so we'll not be able to make it to this year's event.
the Lotus Drivers Club have one 2 weeks before......if you want a run round the peak district

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