Lotus Elan

Sequential Shifting... 6 speed

PostPost by: foggy » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:21 am

see this site... Developed for Alfa 4cyl. Should be somewhat applicable to Elan, no?

http://www.alfaholics.com/2012/10/alfah ... version-3/
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PostPost by: CBUEB1771 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:11 pm

Quaife designed this gearbox to be installed where their various versions of the T-9 had been used previously. Therefore they put the gear lever in the same spot as with the standard T-9 box, so it won't directly fit an Elan. Of course if you want to add paddle switches to your Chapman-signature steering wheel...
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PostPost by: Etienne 7 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:19 pm

Maybe this should be in the mods section...

I don't know if it couples nicely with a Lotus Twin Cam but it should fit on my car easily (alfa twincam).

However, as mentionned above by CBUEB1771, flappy paddles push a bit the boundaries of a classic car... but if need is, why not?
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PostPost by: stevebroad » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:23 pm

If it doesn't mate to the Elan bellhousing, Quaife will happily either modify your housing or make an adapter plate, so this won't be a problem..
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