Lotus Elan

Engine

PostPost by: Alois » Thu Nov 03, 2016 12:46 pm

Hello!
I have got a engine and dont know if is an Lotus engine.
Can any body help me?
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PostPost by: holywood3645 » Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:46 pm

Looks like a lotus block to me.
There may also be a large 'L' where one of the engine mounts are.
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PostPost by: carrierdave » Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:40 pm

The crankshaft number doesn't look right, certainly for the latter six bolt crank (from memory the number starts 23--). Is it six or four bolts that hold the flywheel on and is it lip or rope seal for the rear sump/crank seal?
The block appears to be Lotus, is there a cast L on the block where the engine mount is, next to the oil pump?
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PostPost by: Alois » Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:25 am

Hello, thank you for your help.
It is an 4 bolt crankshaft and there is an L of one of the engine mounts.
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