Lotus Elan

collapsible steering column

PostPost by: munro1969 » Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:24 pm

somethings up just went to change my inner steering column shaft and found the replacement is 10" longer but it looks about right from what I can see in the manual and the net, which leaves me wondering what's wrong? does anyone know how long the inner and the outer steering column shafts should be on a +2 as I suspect I've got some sort of triumph mish mash going on?
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PostPost by: gus » Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:32 am

probably wrong part

Caterham would be longer

other cars use the same setup

send it back
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PostPost by: denicholls2 » Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:15 pm

munro1969 wrote:I suspect I've got some sort of triumph mish mash going on?


Hopefully you do, Chunky lifted the original part from the Spitfire assembly ine. :wink:

I presume you've addressed the obvious and loosened the pinch bolt to bring the top and bottom together but for a 'safe' collapse zone? If so, then wrong part somewhere.
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