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Re: Jack

PostPost by: Hugo » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:56 pm

What original Jack does the Plus 2 come with when new?
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PostPost by: ncm » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:42 pm

early cars came with the jack shown in my post here :- viewtopic.php?t=14929&p=71769 . Later cars came with a scissor jack as shown in the parts list available in the Wiki .

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PostPost by: greg40green » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:44 pm

I have 2 different types ie one similar to the Elan and a scissor jack with a pin that locates into the sill member boh were issued with the plus 2 I beleive .
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PostPost by: Bigbaldybloke » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:17 pm

My 1967 Plus 2 has the jack as shown in the link, with the pin that goes up into the sill. Should have a ratchet handle to operate it but mine is currently missing :-(
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PostPost by: jono » Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:03 am

Ratchet handles for the Metallfacture jacks regularly come up on Ebay and seem to be around £25
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