Lotus Elan

early C/R gearbox stamped EM 301 Sold

PostPost by: Wayne » Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:23 pm


I have a C/R gearbox built in late 1963, It has matching stamps on the main housing and on the tailshaft housing next to each other. Curious what they mean. I thought perhaps a rebuilder marking parts? Next question what is it worth? I am retired and trying to reduce the number of Lotus engines and gearboxs I have taking up shelf space. The funds will help my Son with his Elan project.

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PostPost by: Certified Lotus » Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:59 pm

Interesting, I never noticed those. Need to check my extra CR gear boxes. The shift lever on yours is strange for a '63. Was the original lever broken and this was added?
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PostPost by: Mazzini » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:19 pm

The lever is from a +2.

Best box for an Elan, I'd be interested but it's the wrong side of the pond for me.
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PostPost by: seniorchristo » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:38 pm

Just how many extra c/r gearboxes do you have?! :lol:
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