Lotus Elan

Drive shaft length

PostPost by: TWebb » Sun Jan 29, 2023 5:43 pm

It appears I was provided with an incorrect drive shaft. Does anyone out there know the standard length of an Elan driveshaft?

For background, the seller had removed the motor and driveshaft when I picked up the car. In the spares box was what I believed was the proper driveshaft. It was not.

He has a number of driveshafts in his race shop. Trying to shortcut the problem by being sure what he sends is the correct length, has the correct flange, and spline pattern.

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PostPost by: alan.barker » Sun Jan 29, 2023 6:01 pm

Have a look at past post but use "propshaft" uk. 570mm
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PostPost by: SENC » Sun Jan 29, 2023 6:12 pm

Some discussion on a similar topic in this thread - may be of use to you.

viewtopic.php?f=37&t=44105&start=60
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