Lotus Elan

Elan Sun visors

PostPost by: pereirac » Mon May 22, 2023 11:16 am

The foam in my sun-visors has started to disintegrate so I have started to look for replacements. Not wanting to splash out around £300 for a replacement pair, I was wondering if 3D printing was an alternative? A Lotus owing friend of mine who has experience of getting Lotus parts 3D printed is getting a quote for them. Would anybody else be interested if they can be made for an 'affordable' price?

(p.s. the same person is also getting prices to reproduce Elan window frames!)

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PostPost by: Mazzini » Mon May 22, 2023 12:45 pm

You could try Martrim https://www.martrim.co.uk/. They used to be able to seam weld plastic. I believe they have repaired sunvisors in the past.
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PostPost by: RichardHawkins » Tue May 23, 2023 7:19 pm


Yes I am interested, my car came without visors, and it was sometime before I realised that it should have them.

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PostPost by: englishmaninwales » Wed May 31, 2023 9:58 pm

Yes I would be interested.
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