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EUROPA TWIN CAM

[And Variants]

SERVICE PARTS LIST

LOTUS CARS (SERVICE) LIMITED
Norwich Norfolk, Nor. 92W England
Telephone: Wymondham 3411 Cables: Lotus, Norwich Telex: 97401
Part No. A074 T 0325Z September 1972

CONDITIONS OF SALE AND WARRANTY

We reserve the right to make changes or improvements in the construction or equipment of our products at any time. It is our general policy, however, to supply components to the latest specification.

DELIVERY - Any date quoted for delivery is an estimate and under no circumstances shall the Company be liable for delay in delivery, howsoever occurring.

PRICE - Goods purchased will be supplied at the price ruling at the date of delivery. Lotus Cars Limited reserve the right to alter prices without previous notice. All prices are ex-factory, packing and carriage extra.

PAYMENT - Terms of payment are strictly CASH ON DELIVERY except where prior credit facilities have been arranged.

CORRESPONDENCE - All correspondence relating to parts must carry both the order number and the invoice number.

PART NUMBERS - Part numbers must always be quoted on correspondence, advice notes, invoices and parts order forms.

LIABILITY - The Company's liability is limited as set out below; any implied condition or warranty is hereby excluded, and the Company will not be liable in damages for any injury or loss, damage or expense howsoever incurred or arising in connection with goods ordered hereunder.

DAMAGED PARTS - Damage to received parts should be assumed to have occurred in transit, and claims should be made on the carriers and/or their insurance company. Parts will not be accepted for credit unless previously agreed. Carriage of parts returned will be at the purchaser's expense unless previously agreed.

VARIATION - No variation of these conditions or this Warranty shall be binding on the Company unless in writing signed by a Director on behalf of this Company.

    1. The Company will during the Warranty period of THREE MONTHS at their sole option, repair or replace free of charge to the purchaser any port which in their opinion is defective owing to faulty workmanship or materials; the cost of carriage and any labour costs incurred in dismantling or reassembly shall be charged to the purchaser.

    2. Where the Warranty period is THREE MONTHS, the Company will within the remaining period of the original three months from the date of supply, repair or replace on the terms of the foregoing clause any part supplied under that clause which in the Company's opinion is defective owing to faulty materials or workmanship.

    3. The Company's undertaking to repair or replace applies ONLY to parts of Lotus design, that is, parts manufactured by, or to the specification of one of the Lotus Group of Companies. The Company will be under no legal liability in respect of parts not of Lotus design but will, during the Warranty period, at the request of the purchaser (who shall reimburse the Company for any expense incurred) take reasonable steps to secure the repair or replacement by the manufacturer of any such part which may be defective

    4. Should the Company in their discretion carry out any extra work or supply any extra parts free of charge, they shall be under no legal liability of any kind in connection therewith, and the provisions of the Warranty shall not be in any way deemed to have been waived.

CLAIMS UNDER WARRANTY - Claims for the replacement of material or parts under Warranty must always be submitted to the supplying Distributor for the area concerned. All faulty material in the United Kingdom must be correctly labeled and returned to Lotus Cars Limited. For all other territories faulty material must be held by the supplying Distributor pending settlement of the claim. The Factory will NOT accept charges for the return of such parts or the packing or crating of the same. In all cases of claims under Warranty, the decision of Lotus Cars (Service) Limited is final.

1. No claim under Warranty will be accepted by the Company if after delivery:

    a. Goods sold have been used in connection with motor racing or any motoring competition.

    b. Defective parts have been altered or identification numbers removed.

    c. Damage occurred through mishandling or misuse.

    d. Modifications that have been carried out on the vehicle which are outside the specifications provided for by the Company or when genuine parts have been replaced by parts of another origin.

2. The Company may reject a claim under Warranty unless:

    a. Parts claimed to be defective are sent to the Company carriage paid promptly after discovery of the fault.

    b. Parts are properly packed and labeled, with all necessary identification numbers recorded.

    c. The purchaser furnishes full information as to the purchase of the goods and the nature of the claim.

INTRODUCTION

This publication contains all assemblies and parts sold as spares; it enables one to determine with precision their Part Numbers and to identify them from the illustrations.

Vehicle Chassis Number - The method of identifying a vehicle, whether Component-Built or Fully-Built, is by use of the Vehicle Chassis Number which is comprised of code numbers as shown below. The Vehicle Chassis Number will be found stamped on a plate which is fixed to the left-hand side of the engine bulkhead.

    7001 . 0001A	Both chassis and body numbers being the same.
    7001 		Represent year and month of manufacture.
           0001 	Represents the unit (chassis) number.
               A   	Represents the model code.
    

As there are sixteen different model types within our present production control, the following codes will be used for correct model identification: -

  Elan Standard      	Fixed Head     	 	Great Britain & Northern Ireland	A
  Elan Standard       	Fixed Head             	Export  				B
  Elan Standard      	Drop Head              	Great Britain & Northern Ireland	C
  Elan Standard        	Drop Head              	Export                             	D
  Elan Special Equip. 	Fixed Head             	Great Britain & Northern Ireland    	E
  Elan Special Equip. 	Fixed Head             	Export                              	F
  Elan Special Equip. 	Drop Head         	Great Britain & Northern Ireland	G
  Elan Special Equip. 	Drop Head 		Export                               	H
  Elan Federal         	Fixed Head		Export                               	J
  Elan Federal         	Drop Head		Export                                	K
  Elan + 2 'S' Type                        	Great Britain & Northern Ireland	L
  Elan  2 'S' Type                          	Export                                 	M
  Elan + 2 'S' Type Federal			Export                                	N
  Europa Standard                         	Great Britain & Northern Ireland	P
  Europa Standard                              	Export                                	Q
  Europa Federal                              	Export                                 	R

Part Numbers - All Part Numbers commence with the Vehicle Type Number which enables one to determine if the part is peculiar to the Europa or whether it was first used for some other Lotus 'road' vehicle, thus: -

46, 54, 65, 74   = First used on Europa
26, 36, 45, 500  = First used on Elan
	     50  = First used on Elan + 2
	     75  = First used on Europa Special Federal

Standard Hardware Part Numbers - All standard finish bolts, Screws, Studs, Nuts, and Washers carry either Part Numbers in accordance with the code given on Page 7 or fixing numbers as listed in the Replacement Parts Price List.

Commencing Chassis Number:
7109181000P - Domestic Europa (see breakdown on Page 4)

The designations 'LEFT' and 'RIGHT' are to be understood as seen in the driving direction.

Assembly and Sub-assembly piece parts are listed inset under the Assembly/Sub-assembly description and part numbers are given for obtainable piece parts. For easier identification, fixings (e.g. Bolts, Nuts, Pins, etc.) for replacement parts are also listed inset under the parts description. These fixings are NOT supplied with the replacement part and must be ordered separately as required. The term 'optional' in the 'DESCRIPTION' column indicates that the respective parts will be supplied as requested or available.

Where necessary, 'CHANGE POINTS', (i.e. CHASSIS, BODY or ENGINE Nos.) will be indicated in the 'CHANGE POINT' column. The applicability of parts to vehicle variants together with the total quantity fitted per Variant, is given in the Quantity columns under the appropriate heading, and, where applicable, by a star annotation in the steering position columns.

The following abbreviations are used in the parts list: L/H - Left Hand
R/H - Right Hand
Std. - Standard U/S Undersize
C/W - Complete with
B/V - Big Valve
O/S Outsize
G/Box Gearbox

Instructions on Ordering

    1. Ascertain the exact model for which parts are required and obtain the chassis and engine numbers.
    2. Refer to Pictorial Index Plate (below) and select Section(s) for which Part(s) are required.
    3. Study the illustration and select Plate Reference Number(s).
    4. Relate the Plate Reference Number to the Plate Reference Number of the Parts List text.
    5. Read across from the Plate Reference Number to the appropriate QUANTITY Column referring also to the STEERING Position Column.
    6. Read the DESCRIPTION Column for correct order identification.
    7. Check the CHANGE POINT Column for any additional information.
    8. Re-check the part (s) number (s) selected, repeating instructions 3 to 7 inclusive.

    Example

      Part Required		- Right Hand Radius Arm For a European market T/C Europa Special.
      Section			- D
      Plate Ref. No.		- DA1			A
      Vehicle Identificatlon  - Special L/H drive	B
      Description		- Arm Radius R/H	C
      Part Number		- A074 O 0216Z	        D
      

PAINT, THINNERS ETC.

Part No.		Code		Quantity	Description

A036 B 6315V	LO.1		AR		British Racing Green
A036 B 6316V	LO.2		AR		French Blue
A036 B 6317V	LO.3		AR		Wedgewood Blue
A036 B 6318V	LO.4		AR		Cirrus White
A036 B 6319V	LO.5		AR		Carnival Red
A036 B 6320V	LO.6		AR		Burnt Sand
A036 B 6321V	LO.7		AR		Lotus Yellow
A036 B 6312V	LO.8		AR		Matt Black
A036 B 6322V	LO.9		AR		Royal Blue
A036 B 6323V	LO10		AR		Bahama Yellow
A036 B 6356V	LO11		AR		Regency Red
A036 B 6357V	LO12		AR		Lagoon Blue
A036 B 6349V	LO13		AR		Pistachio Lime Green
A036 B 6350V	LO14		AR		Colorado Orange
A036 B 6397V	LO15		AR		Gloss Black
A036 B 6399V			AR		Tawny
A036 B 6345V			AR		Gold Lacquer-Elan 'Sprint' Bumpers	
A036 B 6313V			AR		Silver Lacquer-Elan Bumpers	
A036 B 6355V			AR		Silver +2 'S" roof
A036 B 6138V			AR		Thinner
A036 B 6139V			AR		Primer surfacer '22'
A036 B 6140V			AR		Thinner (CTZ. 110)
A036 B 6141V			AR		Thinner (CTZ.35)
A036 B 6142V			AR		Thinner with paint-oven dry
A036 B 6143V			AR		Thinner with paint-air dry
A036 B 6144V			AR		Thinner solvent cleaner
A036 B 6153V			AR		Ivory Sealer
A036 B 6127V			AR		Cellulose Stopper - grey

STANDARD HARDWARE PART NUMBER CODING

	1. Bolts, Screws and Studs
     	Hexagon                           	X 	Single letter
     	Round                             	R
     	Mushroom               			M
     	Cheese                            	C
     	Plain                             	P
     	Flat Countersunk          		K
     	Raised Head Countersunk 		D
     	Stud                              	S

    	Nuts
    	Self-Locking                     	L 	Single letter
    	Plain                        		A
 	Nyloc                              	Y

	Washers
	Shakeproof                      	L 	Single letter
	Plain                               	A

	2. Bolts, Screws and Nuts
	U.N.F.                             	UF 	Two letters or digits
	U.N.C.                          	UC
	Metric                    		MM

	Screws
	Wood                          		WD 	Two letters or digits
	Self-Tapping             		ST
	Washers
	Internal diameter in        	  		Two digits
	16ths. inch or millimetres	  

	3. Bolt                                 B
	Screw                 			S
	Nut                                 	N	Single letter
	Washer                              	W
	Stud                                	T

	4. Bolts, Screws, Nuts and Studs
      	Diameter in 16ths. inch or millimetres		Two digits

      	Plain Washers
      	Outside diameter in 16ths. inch or millimetres 	Two digits

      	Shakeproof Washers
      	All sizes                                   	00 Two digits

      	Self-Tapping Screw and Wood Screw
      	Number                                   	Two digits

	5. Bolts and Screws
      	Length in 16ths. inch or millimetres   		Two digits

  	Nuts
    	Full                                          	OF Two letters
    	Half                                          	OH

    	Plain Washers
    	Thickness by .01 inch                      	Two digits

    	Shakeproof Washers
    	All sizes                                  	00 Two digits

	6. Studs
	SUCC	UNC both ends			  
	SUFF   	UNF both ends                               	  
	SUFC   	UNF one end, UNC other end        	Four digits
	SMMM	Metric                                      	  

ALL CODES:

All codes (Part Numbers) have eight letters/ figures. Shank lengths, material specification and finish are all standard.