Lotus Elan

Second Impressions

PostPost by: vincereynard » Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:59 am

Toad continues to irritate and entertain in equal measures!
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4 wheel tracking showed the front to be a little out. That was corrected and it does steer better.
Noticeable lighter at low speed which is a surprise for such a small difference.

However the tracking also showed that both rear wheels are pointing right. Which is probably a major
contribution to it's twitchiness.

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Considering the design and tolerances of the original chassis and arms I would be surprises if many had accurate tracking. I do not like the cost or design of the Spyder adjustables so I'm on the lookout for a pair of second hand arms to modify myself by making the front chassis attachment adjustable. Anyone have a pair to sell?

As ever comment both positive and otherwise are welcome.

The gearchange is now actually quite good, so that is a result! And either I'm getting a stronger leg or the clutch weight is more manageable.

On the positive it's a clean and newish so should disassemble easily.

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