Elan 26 GTS

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Elan 26 GTS

Post by 661 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:30 pm

It's been a while since I posted on this and there has only been modest progress, in the main due the the expense of the build.
I have many trinkets sourced from ebay for the dash/doors etc but the meat and bones are being purchased too.
The chassis is a TTR one which has had a 3 stage powder coat with a zinc protection layer.

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Here are the wishbones and ARB and other bits before going off to the nickel platers.

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Couldn't resist putting the diff in.

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Off to TTR in the next few weeks. I find it incredible to think that all I need to do to get all the parts I need for the rear quarters and drive train is to assume a relaxed posture with my clothing around my ankles.
Graeme

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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by jonnyfox » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:18 pm

Ha ha Graeme brilliant mate. You crack me up buddy. Get this on...... :clap:
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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by Mr Pesky » Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:06 am

jonnyfox wrote: You crack me up buddy.
Isn't this what he was complaining about in his final comment?

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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by SeanB » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:46 am

Lovely thing.

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Post by thommo » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:29 am

Crack on!

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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by 661 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:15 pm

SeanB wrote:Lovely ring.
EFA
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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by seriouslylotus » Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:56 pm

Who supplied the chassis Graeme, doesn't look like the one I got from TTR.....

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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by 661 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:36 pm

That's because it's painted nicely and not rotting in a freight container!
I actually got it from Dave Hughes but it is a TTR one, confirmed by Eddie Thompson. This one has the high diff mounting . I'm not sure how long they've been doing that. What else looks different?
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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by seriouslylotus » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:59 pm

Diff support strengtheners not fitted. Some brackets/ bracing on sides of chassis with a hole in them

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Re: Elan 26 GTS

Post by 661 » Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:35 pm

Graeme

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