Lotus Elan

Is this Starter Solenoid Goosed?

PostPost by: Stevie-Heathie » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:05 am

Hi All

This solenoid has a loose terminal, but is this ?normal?? As you can see, the bolt does firm up when the nut is tightened.

Keep as a spare or get rid?

https://youtu.be/QBWOLuAzsZg

Thanks in advance
Steve
1967 S3 SE DHC
1970 +2S (RIP - went out in a blaze of glory in 2001)
User avatar
Stevie-Heathie
Third Gear
Third Gear
 
Posts: 252
Joined: 08 Dec 2015
Location: Thames Ditton, Surrey

PostPost by: types26/36 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:05 am

Looks fine to me, if using another connection on that point just use another nut to secure it after first tightening the first nut.
Brian
64 S2 Roadster
72 Sprint FHC
User avatar
types26/36
Coveted Fifth Gear
Coveted Fifth Gear
 
Posts: 3655
Joined: 11 Sep 2003
Location: U.K.

PostPost by: Hawksfield » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:25 am

Hi

It should have come with a second nut to tighten the terminal stud before any terminal lugs are installed.
good engineering practice !
Regards

John

+2s130 1971
User avatar
Hawksfield
Third Gear
Third Gear
 
Posts: 385
Joined: 14 Jul 2004
Location: Hartlepool Teesside

Total Online:

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 9 guests