Lotus Elan

Vacuum Cans for Headlights...special lightweight version

PostPost by: bitsobrits » Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:16 am

I've a pair of these, if anyone is interested. Slightly rusty, yes, but the diaphragms look serviceable. :lol:
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Elan S1 1963-Bourne bodied
Elan S3 1967 FHC pre airflow

Elan S1 1964
Elan S3 1966 FHC pre airflow
Elan S3 1967 FHC airflow
Elan S4 1969 FHC
Europa S2 1970
Esprit S2 1979
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PostPost by: pharriso » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:14 pm

A coat of paint & it will be fine...
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PostPost by: billwill » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:50 pm

Include the paint can by gluing it on the bottom and it should work and no-one will notice the difference.

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PostPost by: dunclentdr » Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:54 pm

...I have a chassis to go with them...

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PostPost by: el-saturn » Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:28 pm

phil's comment really cracked me up (never heard it BUT is close to the polishing a large dent terminology) - thanks mate sj
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PostPost by: The Veg » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:53 pm

I'm sure Chunky would be proud of this weight-reduction. :mrgreen:
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