Lotus Elan - A Restoration Guide

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作者:by Gordon Lund

出版年:c2013

出版社:Brooklands Books

ISBN:1-85520-946-2 ; 978-1-85520-946-6

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The story of restoring an Elan +2 and Elan Sprint to concours edition. Advice on how to purchase a suitable car for restoration plus detailed practical information on preparing bodywork, trim, chassis, suspension, wheels, hydraulics, engine, electrics & wiring etc. 24 Chapters, plus appendices, give information on chassis changing, body restoration, including Elan +2 sills, rebuilding the Lotus/Ford Twin Cam engine, electrics including fitting a new loom, insight to tuning and running in, Elan developments, a remarkable Elan +2 Estate, rebirth of an accident damaged Sprint.

  • Lotus Elan(第1頁)
  • Title Page(第2頁)
  • Copyright Page(第3頁)
  • Table of Content(第4頁)
  • Acknowledgements(第5頁)
  • Introduction(第6頁)
  • About the author(第6頁)
  • The Authors Elans (Rhubarb and Custard)(第6頁)
  • “Lots Of Trouble Usually Serious” – Myth or Legend.(第9頁)
  • Chapter 1 Why an Elan(第9頁)
  • Chapter 2 The Car – It’s Lineage(第11頁)
  • Back street special to Supercar status(第11頁)
  • Times they are a changing – Economics and Legislation(第11頁)
  • Chapter 3 Basic Description(第14頁)
  • Dispelling the myths(第14頁)
  • An Engineers Guide to the Universe(第14頁)
  • Form follows Function(第14頁)
  • Chapter 4 Where to Start(第18頁)
  • Read Lotus Books(第18頁)
  • Join a Club(第18頁)
  • Befriend a Lotus enthusiast(第18頁)
  • Developing a Strategy – How to avoid Heartache(第18頁)
  • Plan Ahead(第18頁)
  • Capabilities and Resources(第18頁)
  • Budget(第18頁)
  • Chapter 5 The Initial Purchase(第26頁)
  • What to Look For(第26頁)
  • Avoidance of Dead Ducks(第26頁)
  • Take a Friend(第26頁)
  • Choice Criteria(第26頁)
  • Where to Buy(第26頁)
  • The Sale(第26頁)
  • Chapter 6 Bite the Bullet – Reflect – Get stuck in(第33頁)
  • Assess the Situation(第33頁)
  • The Importance of Photography(第33頁)
  • Take Notes(第33頁)
  • Organisation is the Key(第33頁)
  • Set the Stage(第33頁)
  • Chapter 7 The Strip Down(第39頁)
  • Safety Precautions(第39頁)
  • Preparation(第39頁)
  • Engine Ancillaries(第39頁)
  • Lighten the Load(第39頁)
  • Removal and Disconnection of body to chassis Components(第39頁)
  • Disconnection of Body to Chassis(第39頁)
  • The Lift(第39頁)
  • Chapter 8 Body Restoration(第47頁)
  • DIY Body Work(第47頁)
  • Use of the Professionals(第47頁)
  • Storage(第47頁)
  • Chapter 9 The Rolling Chassis(第51頁)
  • Dismantling(第51頁)
  • Engine, Gearbox Removal(第51頁)
  • Engine Strip and rebuild(第51頁)
  • Drive Train Removal(第51頁)
  • Drive Train Strip and rebuild(第51頁)
  • Rear Suspension Removal(第51頁)
  • Rear Suspension Strip and rebuild(第51頁)
  • Front Suspension, Steering Removal(第51頁)
  • Front Suspension, Steering Strip and rebuild(第51頁)
  • Chassis – Refurbish or Replace(第51頁)
  • Chapter 10 Preparation for the Rebuild(第62頁)
  • Make a List(第62頁)
  • Reverse all Strip Down Instruction(第62頁)
  • The Great Manual Get Out Clause(第62頁)
  • Cleanliness is the Key(第62頁)
  • Chapter 11 The Rolling Chassis Rebuild(第67頁)
  • Start Up-Side Down(第67頁)
  • Corrosion Protection, Do it Now(第67頁)
  • Work in an Orderly Fashion – Be Prepared(第67頁)
  • Brake Pipes, Hand brake cable and petrol pipe(第67頁)
  • The Hand Brake Tree(第67頁)
  • Mounting the Differential(第67頁)
  • The Rear Suspension(第67頁)
  • The Drive Train(第67頁)
  • The Front Suspension(第67頁)
  • Steering(第67頁)
  • Hubs and Brakes(第67頁)
  • Engine and Gearbox(第67頁)
  • Exhaust(第67頁)
  • Ancillaries(第67頁)
  • Wheels and Tyres(第67頁)
  • Chapter 12 Fitting the Body(第83頁)
  • Chapter 13 Electrics(第84頁)
  • Heater(第84頁)
  • Wiper motor, mechanisms and washer jets(第84頁)
  • Chapter 14 Finishing the Body(第87頁)
  • Windows(第87頁)
  • Trim(第87頁)
  • Chapter 15 The Boot(第90頁)
  • Petrol tank(第90頁)
  • Petrol gauge sender unit(第90頁)
  • Boot locking mechanism(第90頁)
  • Chapter 16 Sill Members +2(第94頁)
  • Chapter 17 Under the Bonnet(第95頁)
  • Hydraulics(第95頁)
  • Radiator(第95頁)
  • Chapter 18 Preparation for the Big Day(第98頁)
  • Setting up(第98頁)
  • Fire up(第98頁)
  • Tune up(第98頁)
  • Running in(第98頁)
  • Chapter 19 Preparing Elans for concours presentation(第103頁)
  • Chapter 20 Elan Developments(第104頁)
  • Elan Type 26R(第104頁)
  • The Elanbulance(第104頁)
  • Italian design houses body alternatives(第104頁)
  • Detachable hard tops for soft tops(第104頁)
  • Fast back coupes(第104頁)
  • The Ian Walker Elan(第104頁)
  • SpyderCars Limited(第104頁)
  • Spyder chassis replacements(第104頁)
  • Spyder Zetec conversions(第104頁)
  • Spyder Cosworth conversions(第104頁)
  • Vegantune Evante(第104頁)
  • Engines(第104頁)
  • CN Sprint(第104頁)
  • Early +2 convertibles(第104頁)
  • +2 Estates(第104頁)
  • Chapter 21 Roger Makhlouf’s Elan+2 S130/5 Estate - Estralle(第120頁)
  • Chapter 22 Ema on steroids(第121頁)
  • Chapter 23 Established and independent lotus dealers(第122頁)
  • Bell & Colvill(第122頁)
  • Paul Matty Sportscars(第122頁)
  • Christopher Neil Specialist Sportscars(第122頁)
  • Chris Foulds Motors(第122頁)
  • Chapter 24 In Conclusion(第127頁)
  • Appendices(第128頁)
  • Appendix i Book List(第128頁)
  • Appendix ii Elan S4 Rear Dash Wiring (Looking From Rear of Dash)(第128頁)
  • Appendix iii Technical Drawings(第128頁)
  • Appendix iv Technical Data(第128頁)
  • Appendix v Conversion Tables(第128頁)
  • Appendix vi Classic Lotus Specialists & Clubs(第128頁)
  • Index(第135頁)
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