Lotus Elan

Side marker lamp replacement

PostPost by: 0005K » Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:42 pm

Does anyone have a suitable substitute for the Lucas L841 side marker lamp as used on the Federal S4/ Sprint? Or a reasonably priced source? I have 2 lamp housings totally rusted out and I need a recessed mounted lamp housing to cobble into my rusted housings.The rest of the lamp assy is OK
0005K
First Gear
First Gear
 
Posts: 38
Joined: 27 Mar 2011

PostPost by: pharriso » Thu Jun 11, 2020 3:06 pm

They are pretty easy to source as they were used by all UK imports of the period, Jag, MG, Triumph etc

Rimmer Brothers appear to carry them - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID005826
Phil Harrison
1972 Elan Sprint 0260K
User avatar
pharriso
Coveted Fifth Gear
Coveted Fifth Gear
 
Posts: 2799
Joined: 15 Sep 2010
Location: Long Island NY, USA

PostPost by: Bill » Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:40 pm

just this week I had the same problem with my S4 Sprint FHC - both front side lamps were deteriorated beyond salvage /repair and at $85.00 Canadian each , plus taxes/shipping, I shook my head and said no.

At Lordco I found an alternative after market amber oval signal light, 4" x 2" x1"deep, surface mount that covered the existing body holes and looks fine - a purist may notice but at $6.72 each - WTH!

Lordco -Manufacturer; Grote #46713-5. The only mod was I painted the white base black before install. No one will ever notice it - AND - I will put the saving into the Zetec mods.

Bill
Bill Rathlef
Vancouver Island, Canada
"Keep your stick on the ice, boys."
User avatar
Bill
Fourth Gear
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 658
Joined: 05 Oct 2003
Location: Vancouver Island, Canada

PostPost by: 0005K » Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:20 am

Thanks for the feedback Phil and Bill
Dick
0005K
First Gear
First Gear
 
Posts: 38
Joined: 27 Mar 2011

Total Online:

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests