Lotus Elan

Sunvisors

PostPost by: el torro » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:00 pm

Trying to locate screw holes,new headliner fitted,does top part line of sun visor line up with top of windscreen when down,any photos welcome
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PostPost by: JGeezer » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:22 pm

Had to fit mine last summer. I do have a pic below of somebody else's, but the advice is to put some needle-thin thing thru the headliner and poke around to find the big hole, the spring goes in. Knowing where that is, you should be able to probe and find the two screw holes.

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PostPost by: TeeJay » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:02 am

Photos taken prior to fitting headlining on my Jan 1968 +2.

You should be able to find the large hole for the shaft / spring with your finger and as stated above, use a needle to find small holes.
It helps to mark the needle hole, much more visible than a needle hole. :)

lh-side-sun-visors-mount.jpg and
LH Side


rh-sun-visor-mount.jpg and
RH Side


front-light.jpg and
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PostPost by: el torro » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:08 pm

Thanks managed to fit them ,photos helped,hindsight tells me should have left indents when fitting headlining,not done by me,I have done several lotus up,elite 503x2,and one s2.2,but this car has really fought me every part of the way
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