Lotus Elan

Replacing the doughnuts

PostPost by: ericbushby » Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:29 am

Hi Hawksmoor,
They are the same type that I fitted and I am pleased with them. They are Kelvedon, as sold by Sue Miller and at ?500.00 I think they are a good buy. It is not much more than four Rotaflex couplings and should last longer. Just confirm that they are for an Elan, not a Plus 2
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PostPost by: billwill » Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:15 pm

Jubilee clips are usually 'threaded' for a very large portion of the clip so the dimension of the clip is not critical. by my calculation 3 of anything over about 3 inches diameter will do the job.

After all this time I do not recall the exact size I used above, I usually have a whole bunch of Jubilee clips in my 'stock' drawer of various sizes. Halfords do convenient boxes of multiple sizes like that at reasonable prices.
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PostPost by: Hawksmoor » Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:28 pm

Thanks so much. Really helpful. So many choices!!
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