Lotus Elan

elan headlight upgrade

PostPost by: elj221c » Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:40 am

Roy, did you just simply swap your old lights for the Cibie's or did you need to make other mods (relays etc)??[/quote]

I did just simply swap them. No mods.

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PostPost by: 45bvtc » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:02 am

You really should use the Cibie Biode as there was, and (arguably) still is, no better 7-inch headlamp; check out my items 140473548447 (pair) and 140471378881 (one-spare) currently on eBay. The pair of Biodes listed have just been taken out of my Elan. I can advise on wiring, fitting of suitable (33RA) relays and provide wiring diagrams of the arrangement I've been using since 1975.


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All three-Biodes sold, the pair were only on eBay for 10-hours and the buyer paid asking price.
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PostPost by: 69S4 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:32 am

I tried for ages to buy a set of those back in the 70's but had to settle for Z beams. Too expensive for me now sadly.
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