Lotus Elan

Gearbox I.D. ?

PostPost by: l10tus » Sun May 17, 2015 1:14 pm

Believed to be an Elan or Plus 2 four speed gearbox.

I obtained it recently as a spare.

Can anyone identify it by the I.D numbers on the tag attached in the photo?

Ideally to confirm which model it came from or was used on, and what the ratios are / likely to be?

All help appreciated.

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PostPost by: l10tus » Mon May 25, 2015 8:15 am

Ok, perhaps the question is a little difficult - try this one - can anyone confirm what numbers are on their gearbox ?

Or reference it in any way ??

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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Mon May 25, 2015 9:35 am

I think 2 H 17 is the date code. 2 = 72 H= August 17= day of the month, so August 17, 1972 is when it
was built.

This is the typical Ford numbering scheme.
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PostPost by: fatboyoz » Mon May 25, 2015 10:43 pm

Phil,
Just had a squiz at the tag on my '68 S4 semi- close ratio gearbox.

2821E AE
8 H 15

Regards,,
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l10tus wrote:Ok, perhaps the question is a little difficult - try this one - can anyone confirm what numbers are on their gearbox ?

Or reference it in any way ??

Regards,

Phil.
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PostPost by: l10tus » Wed May 27, 2015 12:50 am

Gregz and Colin,

Top men - that's just what the Doctor ordered!

Great replies, thanks,

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