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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby danbrown100 » Fri 08.07.2016, 23:04

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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby HJ2 » Fri 15.07.2016, 17:55

Pro-packed package arrived today! That was quick!
First impression: nice parts!
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Sun 07.08.2016, 14:24

For those still waiting / struggling to make a decision, I have a few kits available now.....
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Fri 27.01.2017, 15:35

And still do...
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Sat 25.02.2017, 15:42

See latest posting
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby natefred » Wed 08.03.2017, 18:19

HI i hope your health is good
have you got a replacement shift cable kit and short shift kit avualable ?
i 'm interested i have to ask to my mechanics to do the job , is it a hard and long work ?
many thanks
(sorry for my english i'm french) :lol:
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Wed 08.03.2017, 19:41

Yes, I have a few kits assembled and could be shipped in a day or two.

Is it easy/hard? That depends on your DIY skills. It is more frustrating than hard since you need to feed the cables through the chassis, out into the engine bay and around to the gearbox.

That is easier if there ate two people working together, one in the car and one under the car or reaching into the engine bay behind the intake manifolds.

It also requires taking apart the interior enough to get to the shifter and the chassis tunnel.

I am sending you a PM.
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby natefred » Thu 09.03.2017, 14:57

hello and many thanks (i keep everything for my eyes only) i have to see my mechanics and to speak with him about price and delay ( he is english then no problem with your documents ) :lol:
i think i will give you a answer at the end of the month
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Artaban » Thu 09.03.2017, 20:22

I can thoroughly recommend Brit Car Nut's short shift and cables; makes a big difference to driving the car. My local garage fitted them for me and they took 3 hours and charged £121 including VAT. They aren't Lotus specialists so that may give you a good idea how much your mechanics should be charging you. They said the job was quite straightforward with no problems.
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby natefred » Fri 10.03.2017, 09:28

ok many thanks artaban :D
the only problem i just changed the exhaust for a pnm one one month ago , i'm waiting for my gaz shocks and springs... , and i would like to change the wheels for originals one , and it costs . and i have to change the soft top and the seals .... i have to win the euro millions :lol:
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Tue 18.04.2017, 14:10

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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Thu 03.08.2017, 00:01

Kits are still available.
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Tue 29.08.2017, 14:02

Kits are now available.
I am hoping that replacing your cables will be a winter project for some of you.

Thank you for all of the support over the last years.
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Tue 26.09.2017, 04:10

There are currently 5 set(s) available!

I still do them is small batches, so if you want to get a set, order early, as it takes a couple of weeks to get the bare cables made up.

I now offer a short-shift kit only and can make them to fit Stock/OE cables, AB cables and Bob B. cables as well as my own.
See the posting: viewtopic.php?f=48&t=26209

The current prices:

The current pricing is: $460.00 for the cable set: fully assembled, pre-fit and adjusted and $135.00 for the Short-Shift Kit.

Web LINK(s) will be provided to the heavily detailed installation guides


Prices WITH Postage is:
$460.00 + $45.00 Shipping is $505.00 For US Cables Only
$595.00 + $45.00 Shipping is $640.00 for US Cables and Short-Shift Kit

$460.00 + $84.00 Shipping is $544.00 for UK/Europe Cables Only
$595.00 + $90.00 Shipping is $685.00 for UK/Europe Cables and Short-Shift Kit


The prices assume you will be paying using PayPal's Friends/Family option. If not, you will need to add 5% to cover PayPal's retail fees.

My PayPal ID is john (AT) lotusm100 (DOT) com.

The "Retail" price for these is much higher, so asking your repair shop to buy a set for you only increases your final cost.

Also, most repair shops don't want to add the Short-Shift kit (to keep their outlay as low as possible), so it is most prudent for LEC members to buy directly from me to get the best price for the cable and short-shift kits.
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Re: Replacement Shift Cable Kit - Similar to Bob B.

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Wed 15.11.2017, 21:38

Now there are 3 sets assembled and ready to ship.

If anyone is hoping to do the upgrade over the winter, I will be undergoing a lot of tests and procedures from December / January until everyone is convinced my "newest" cancer test results have been fully addressed, so I might not be available to quickly fill any orders. Please order soon if you want a kit.

I also have a hip that seems to be failing and that will keep me out of the workshop for extended periods of time.
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