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Elite 5 Speed Gearbox

PostPost by: emdemas » Mon Mar 14, 2005 5:26 am

Can an Elite 5 speed gearbox or parts of that gearbox be used for
installation in a +2?

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PostPost by: "Tim Engel" » Mon Mar 14, 2005 5:42 am

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Subject: [LotusElan.net] Elite 5 Speed Gearbox
Can an Elite 5 speed gearbox or parts of that
gearbox be used for installation in a +2?



Ed,

The Elite 5-spd can be used as a starting point, but there are differences
between it and a full Elan-spec version. The Elan tailshaft and housing
are shorter and would probably be the most difficult parts to source. Even
with the short tailshaft housing, the drive shaft is very short. Using
the longer Elite gearbox would only aggravate that.

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Mon Mar 14, 2005 6:47 am

Yes,the centre section is the same,different bellhousing and tail-end
John


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Can an Elite 5 speed gearbox or parts of that gearbox be used for
installation in a +2?

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