Lotus Elan

Brake pedal ratio

PostPost by: gav » Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:40 pm

Hi all

Does anyone happen to know the pedal ratio for the brake pedal please?

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PostPost by: patrics » Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:39 pm

Hi Gavin

Should be 3.41:1

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PostPost by: UAB807F » Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:59 pm

I measured mine (S3) to be 3.55 based on;

Brake pedal pivot to centre of pedal = 8"
Brake pedal pivot to actuator = 2.25"

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PostPost by: bitsobrits » Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:24 am

So I suggest a compromise at 3.5. Or we can move on to rock/paper/scissors.
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PostPost by: gav » Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:13 pm

I’ll go with 3.5:1

Many thanks for your prompt responses

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