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PostPost by: jhonnyrockets » Wed Dec 03, 2003 2:12 am

I am restoring a Plus Two s130 that came with no rocker switches.
What do I do to find these I have looked all over and nobody has them.
Does anybody have some niffty ideas stories or something for me?

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PostPost by: miked » Wed Dec 03, 2003 10:25 am

Have you tried Paul Matty or Christopher Neils as I understood that they could now aquire these.

Matties is T 01527 835656
C. Neils is T 01606 818103



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PostPost by: tdafforn » Wed Dec 03, 2003 10:57 am

Otherwise have you put a request in the wanted section of the site. there are a number of people breaking +2s at the moment and they may be able to provide you with a full second hand set. It worked for me and my wisbones!
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PostPost by: elanman3 » Wed Dec 03, 2003 1:30 pm

Try Steve on 07753426976 (days) he has parts advertised in the for sale section of Lotuselan.net under the heading 'Bit & Bobs'. I've just bought some rear uprights for my +2s and he told me that he had to take them off the car. So there is every possiblity that he has the dash and rocker switches are still available.

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PostPost by: rdssdi » Thu Dec 04, 2003 2:12 am

I have a 1969 U.S. version +2. I have been unable to find identical rocker switches. I have found similar replacements. They require a slightly larger opening width (1/16" in.) and have a lower depth and would require removal of the "spacer" that is glued to the rear of the facia.

These would be ideal when using a new dash that can be made to fit the slightly different dimensions.

I require a list of the swithes and their specifications. i.e. DPDT, momemtary on or off etc. Can anyone supply that for me?

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