Lotus Elan & +2 Rear Suspension

Rear Spring Conversion, Seat Belts & Mountings

Permits either the original, or modern wheels and tyres to be installed without modifications to the bodywork.

Features an individual rear ride height adjustment facility.

Employs 2.250″ diameter chrome vanadium springs – readily available, inexpensive and obtainable in a wide range of spring rates.

Spydercars can convert your struts from 3.500″ to 2.250″ and have them returned to you in around one week.

2.250″ Rear Spring Conversion Kit: Elan AOSC001 £273.46
2.250″ Rear Spring Converion Kit: +2 BOSC001 £273.46

The kit comprises:

  • 2 x springs 2.250″ – Elan OR +2
  • 2 x Lower Spring Seats: Adjustable
  • 2 x Lower Spring Seat Locking Rings
  • 2 x Threaded Steel Sleeves
  • 2 x Machined Upper Spring Seat Alloy Housings AOSC002 £54.45 Per Pair
  • 2 x Sets Polyurethane Bump Stops

Rear Struts

Spyder Fabricated Replacement Rear Strut R/H SPYCS001R £438.90each
Spyder Fabricated Replacement Rear Strut L/H SPYCS001L £438.90Each
Spyder Fabricated Replacement Rear Struts L/H & R/H SPYCS001LR £768.90 per pair

These are a direct replacement for the original Lotus type with steel bearing housing eliminating the associated corrosion and bearing fit problems of the original alloy units. These have been designed to accept both the early Elan and later Plus 2 wheel bearing arrangement as used by Lotus or the twin large wheel bearings as used on our Rear Suspension Conversion systems. The struts will accept both the original Lotus size and a 2.25″ spring, both incorporates adjustable ride height as standard.

Seatbelts & Mountings

+2 Upper Rear Harness Belt Mounting Plate Kit for rear seats BOWHP001 £163.90
+2 Lower Rear Seat Belt Mounting Set SPYSBMK02 £43.45 Per Side
+2 Upper Front Seat Belt Mounting Set ZTCSBFK08 £43.45 Per side
+2 Rear Harness To Suit Above (BOWHP001) Black SPYH001 £76.84 Per Side
Elan Inertia Seat Belt Conversion DH & FH






Inertial Reel Seat Belts for SPYEL015 £58.75 Each
+2 Front Seat Belt (direct replacement for original) BOSM012 £79.20 Each


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