Lotus Elan

chassis weight.

PostPost by: GLB » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:51 pm

restoring chassis for 0045. I have read what they weigh and decided to see what mine weighed. 84 lbs with paint
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:54 pm

that's some heavy paint you have on there! :lol:
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PostPost by: Grizzly » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:53 pm

Red lead :P
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PostPost by: GLB » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:24 am

red oxide epoxy primer. about one and one half pints in spray cup. I thought it a little heavy but it is what it is. Gary
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:58 am

Lighter than galvanised i imagine.
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