Lotus Elan

Hand brake lever fitting

PostPost by: shaun » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:57 pm

After finding the clamp cracked , I couldn?t find any suppliers who either had one or new what I was talking about so had to set about making a new one , a few hours later.It even fits ! Next job to come up with a idea to take up to much free play in cable
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PostPost by: RichardHawkins » Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:00 pm


I don't know why the cable is too long, but I think I remember other owners having the same difficulty. I bought mine from cable-tec Sutton in Ashfield. As they are a cable manufacturer, you will need to specify what size you need and the end fittings.

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PostPost by: ericbushby » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:15 pm

Sue Miller sells a cable which is deliberately made 2" shorter than spec. I recently bought one which works just fine but another half inch shorter might have been even better.
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