Lotus Elan

?clat gearbox?

PostPost by: pereirac » Mon May 14, 2018 6:44 am

Hi,
Just a thought, will the Lotus 5 speed gearbox from the later Eclat fit in the Elan or are the ratios completely wrong? From the outside the gearbox casing looks similar? Not planning to change my 4 speed box but I did wonder?
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PostPost by: Orsom Weels » Mon May 14, 2018 7:11 am

Pretty sure the ratios are the same, but the bell housing & tailshaft housing are different & won't fit the Elan/+2.

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PostPost by: mbell » Mon May 14, 2018 5:31 pm

Yes, it's basically the same gearbox with different Bell housing and tail shaft housing.

You can't got it to an elan with out changing those components.
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