Lotus Elan

Dellorto Carburetters fitted to Elan Sprint and Plus 2S 130

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Lotus Service Bulletin
Class 111
Number 1972/11
Type Elan & +2
Date 09.06.1972
Title: Dellorto Carburetters fitted to Elan 'Sprint' and 2S 130
Reason: To show the differences to Technical Data as published in the respective Workshop Manuals, and where appropriate Owner's Handbooks.
Parts Required

See [lpb_dellorto_carbs.shtml Separate Parts Bulletin].


The differences to Technical Data, which affect both models is as follows:

Carburetters (2) - Type Dellorto 40 DHLA
Choke 33 mm.
Main jet 120
Slow running jet 50
Pump jet 45
Starting jet 70
Main air corrector jet 130

Starting procedure for cars equipped with Dellorto carburetters is identical to cars equipped with Weber carburetters, therefore this information should be brought to the attention of your Sales staff so that they in their turn can advise potential Customers of this fact.

Revised pages for both the Elan Workshop Manual, the 2 Workshop Manual, the Elan Owner's Handbook and the 2 Owner's Handbook, are in course of preparation and will be published as soon as possible.