Radiator/Cooling pipes

Moderators: theelanman, DaveT, GeoffSmith, Elanlover, Nige, muley, Enright, Sy V, algirdas, Specky, nitroman, clemo, dapinky, Dave Eds

Radiator/Cooling pipes

Postby smifnsmif » Sat 02.04.2016, 12:18

Can any of you helpful people out there recommend a supplier of radiator/coolant pipes for the Elan? thanks in advance.
User avatar
smifnsmif
Newbie
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Wed 21.05.2014, 21:35
Location: DRIFFIELD, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK

Re: Radiator/Cooling pipes

Postby John_W » Sat 02.04.2016, 13:39

If you want a full set, Samco do silicone rubber sets in various colours, sold through their agents Amber Performance. http://www.amber-performance.co.uk/sect ... 88&xPage=1

See topics like viewtopic.php?f=134&t=23323&p=310065&hilit=Samco#p310065 or viewtopic.php?f=44&t=5535&p=316085&hilit=Samco#p316085 .

If you just need one hose, you might be lucky in the "aftersales " reduced items list from any Lotus dealer, or by contacting SJ Sportscars or SW Lotus. See viewtopic.php?f=129&t=21104&hilit=aftersales&start=40 and http://www.sjsportscars.co.uk/index.php?mod=10 .

John
User avatar
John_W
Philistine
 
Posts: 3359
Joined: Mon 21.04.2003, 12:31
Location: Aberdeen

Re: Radiator/Cooling pipes

Postby Rambo » Sun 03.04.2016, 10:36

Quite a few of us are running with the Samco hoses. I've had a set fitted for nearly 8 years with no problems. Amber Performance were giving very good discounts back in 2008. Total bill inc. a full set of s/s jubilee clips, VAT and postage was a fraction under £221 :wink:
User avatar
Rambo
Goldfish-brain
 
Posts: 6225
Joined: Wed 24.12.2003, 00:37
Location: St Boswells

Re: Radiator/Cooling pipes

Postby HJ2 » Sun 03.04.2016, 19:38

The Samco hose kit for the coolant fits nicely and does the job perfectly. I placed many hose kits with excellent results and I would buy again.
That said...

Don't expect any help from Amber if something goes awry with your order though :evil:
Take great care however NOT to order the induction kit as well. :chair:
If you always do what you always did, you always get what you always got
User avatar
HJ2
God
 
Posts: 3556
Joined: Fri 06.06.2008, 10:54
Location: Delft, the Netherlands


Return to Heating and Cooling

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest