Lotus Elan

Wishbones

PostPost by: Uboat » Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:09 pm

Hi,

I found out that the bolt holes in the front suspension wishbones are worn out, so I need to get replacement wishbones. Where can I find parts with original layout? I noticed that SJ offer tubular wishbones, but I would like to go the original route...

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:31 pm

Ulf

Just get yourself some thick washers of the right size and weld them in....

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PostPost by: Uboat » Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:06 am

Thanks,

I will probably try this. However, I learnt that Sue Miller is about to offer wishbones that look like the originals, so this might also be a solution...

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PostPost by: smokey73 » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:59 pm

I have several front wishbone pieces, some of which don't have the holes elongated. One is cracked so it is probably not worth saving. I'll see if I can dig up some closeup pictures if you are interested.

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PostPost by: dpchamp87 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:25 pm

I have one Sue Miller +2 wishbone new and unused. It has been yellow cad plated but could be painted or powder coated over the plating

pm me if interested

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