Lotus Elan

How many Brake fittings?

PostPost by: pharriso » Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:01 pm

Anyone that has a later Federal Elan with dual circuit brakes know how many fittings it takes to redo the Brake lines?

How many 3/8" male fittings?
How many 3/8" female fittings?
How many 3 or 4 way connectors?

I'm hoping someone that has renovated their car will know.
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PostPost by: prezoom » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:22 pm

Not sure if this applies, but on a Plus2, the rear fittings are 7/16" from master cylinder to balance block and out of the block. This is to keep the lines straight front to rear.
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:26 am

Check to see if the front calipers are not the later model with metric thread :)
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