Lotus Elan

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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 1:38 pm

I found a bag of these things with the tag shown 12 - 36D1154. I'm guessing "12" is the quantity, although there aren't 12 in the bag. Bean's parts price list doesn't show this number but I wouldn't be surprised if this bag is mislabeled. But either way, what is it?
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PostPost by: velo5338 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:23 pm

What's the material Greg? The 'D' refers to a group of parts - rear suspension I think.

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:24 pm

velo5338 wrote:What's the material Greg? The 'D' refers to a group of parts - rear suspension I think.

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Correct... I checked with 036D & could not find any 1xxx part numbers...
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:15 pm

velo5338 wrote:What's the material Greg? The 'D' refers to a group of parts - rear suspension I think.

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PostPost by: dougal9887 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:54 pm

Spacer that sits on top of some rear damper tubes? Mine aren't shaped however. I may have a pic of them....
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:02 pm

I'll even say this may not be a Lotus Part. The cache of parts I'm going through includes Alfa and Fiat, and
some English Ford stuff. Keep an open mind.
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PostPost by: trw99 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:19 pm

36 refers to Type 36 ie FHC Elan.

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:28 pm

trw99 wrote:36 refers to Type 36 ie FHC Elan.

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PostPost by: trw99 » Thu Oct 29, 2015 12:11 am

Glad to see you're on the case this eve, Watson.
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Thu Oct 29, 2015 12:26 pm

Picture of the spacer used on later Plus 2 rear suspension. I have never seen them used on an Elan but maybe Lotus experimented at some time with a slightly different one on the Elan thus the 36 number

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