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PostPost by: jeff jackson » Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:54 pm

Hi Chaps,
I modified my heater as well. It is straightforward, but unless you want to steam clean the matrix and completely overhaul the thing, then it really is a bit of a fag getting it out.
Just go for a mechless unit - just fits straight in,no messing.
like these ones:
https://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/produc ... -28153.htm

https://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/produc ... -33063.htm

oohhh this is a DAB one (need a different aerial but........)
https://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/produc ... -32982.htm

loads here...
https://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/catego ... ess&c=2809

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PostPost by: Dieschelan » Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:12 pm

Hi

I'm interested in fit a better radio (Philps radio has bad reputation). Can someone show pictures from the heather modification?

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PostPost by: Grizzly » Sat Sep 03, 2016 4:00 pm

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Picture taken from here http://www.lotuselan.info/october.htm (Bottom of the page)
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PostPost by: stugilmour » Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:02 pm

Was looking at some old threads on this topic, and found this excellent dimensioned photo that shows the room available with the heater box completely removed. Shows how tight it really is.

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Photo showing Plus 2 dash in place without the heater box.
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The thread that has the photo is here...

lotus-twincam-f39/plus-heater-overhaul-t22942-15.html

I found several good threads on the heater modification details by going to the Photo Gallery tab (at the top of the forum page) and filtering on "Plus 2 heater". Brings up a few pictures of the process, and can easily go directly to the referenced threads.

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PostPost by: jeff jackson » Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:47 pm

Again, You don't need to modify the heater if you get a mechless unit.
the depth of the unit is so shallow it fits straight in.

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