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Door surrounds and mystery switch

PostPost by: diablo » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:31 am

Hello
Can you please tell me if the doors surrounds pieces are painted black or alu polished ( elan S4 ) . Mine are satin black , is it correct ?
Close to the steering column , under the dashboard , there is a small switch , identiq to the alarm one in the glove box . What is the function of this switch ?
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PostPost by: mmatthej1 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:13 am

My window surrounds are satin black, on FHC Elan....................
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:08 am

The surround around the window frame is chrome plated originally - if painted black it is probably because the chrome has deteriorated. The exposed Fibre glass door panel inside the door shut areabetween the outer door skin and inner door trim panel was originally satin black on my S4.

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PostPost by: pharriso » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:51 am

Not sure if you're talking about the GRP door shut or the door fram, but here's a picture:

castlecombeandpaulmatty-030.jpg and
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:54 am

The switch should operate hazard warning lights.
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