Lotus Elan

Installing a T5 in a +S

PostPost by: drtarkir » Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:15 am

Here is another option. They can convert a S10 tailshaft housing to accept a cable drive setup

http://t56cablespeedometer.com/t5-cable ... onversion/

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PostPost by: crypto » Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:35 pm

prezoom wrote:I had a 1995 Nissan 300ZX Turbo with a pre World Class T5. It shifted like crap, and you almost had to double clutch to keep from beating the syncros. I hope someone with a WC version will chime in on their experiences.


I have a TVR Cerbera with a WC T5 in it. In my opinion, the T5 is really crap. Shifting is bad (especially reverse and 5th) it is noisy and prone to fail (OK, the gearbox is at its limits in a Cerbera).

My old Aston from the 70ies had a 5-speed ZF, this was precise, smooth an quick to shift. But hey, what shall I moan, there are not many options left to convert our Elan's for modern traffic. Go for it :wink:
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