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Difference between S1 & S2 26R Arches/Wings

PostPost by: casalunge » Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:57 pm

Silly question time

What is the difference(s) between 26R S1 & S2 arches??

Can anyone tell from the attached photo whether these are S1 or S2 please?

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PostPost by: elancoupe » Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:43 pm

To the best of my knowledge, S1 cars had the same fenders as a standard car. Most of the S1's have been updated to S2 by now.

The ones in the photo are S2.
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PostPost by: elj221c » Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:46 pm

Might depend whether they were Shapecraft or not..... :evil:

They've been sold anyway....

Have a look here a see what might be correct. Or not!

lotus-elan-f19/elan-flairs-the-good-the-bad-and-some-ugly-ones-t16400.html
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PostPost by: cabc26b » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:29 pm

I associate the short front bumper with s2 wheel arch kits -

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