Lotus Elan

Sprint- Spyder chassis jacking & propping

PostPost by: stuartgb100 » Sun Dec 25, 2005 7:54 am

I thought there might be more than one method!

Don't be surprised if in a couple of weeks time, I'm back
... asking how to get the damn thing back down again !!!

Regards all, and Happy Christmas.

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PostPost by: reb53 » Sat Dec 31, 2005 5:29 am

When you do get it up don't leave the rear suspension at full droop for an extended period. The local "repair" shop left my Sprint up on a trolley jack for about 3 weeks before I discovered what they'd done and got it back down on the ground. Both rear wheel bearings failed within a 1000 miles of each other and both failures were premature and different mileages.
I suspect they had severe loadings on them when the suspension was fully down for an extended period of time.

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