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Elan Window Cable Custom Retainers

PostPost by: dpchamp87 » Mon May 31, 2021 11:01 am

Is anyone out there making the fasteners that Alex Black used to make? They would have a grub screw threaded in the bolt to clamp the cable

Thanks

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PostPost by: gherlt » Mon May 31, 2021 12:34 pm

I just ordered to make a few. But can't say how long he will need to finish the lot.
1964 S1 (engine ready, awainting body paint)
1967 S3 DHC (trying to recreate Alex Black's window cable clamp bolt)
1969 S4 FHC (engine worn ... )

Brian Bucklands 2nd edition available ! Look here: https://theelanman.com
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PostPost by: glofthouse52 » Tue Jun 15, 2021 3:07 pm

I'm making some, have several completed, and am making a few more for stock. Pretty easy with the right tools, AND anealing the screws before machining! (I'm avoiding the Stainless variety due to how tough it is to machine.)
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