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My shear panel got slightly bent.
Is there anything I need to know about replacing it?
Can the nylocks be reused?
Do I need any special tools/hardware to replace the panel?

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Since the shear panel is structural, should I not jack the car from certain points when its removed such as the quick wheel changing jack point location?

The shear panel bolts look very large.
 

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simple fix

The shear panel is easy to replace. Order a replacement, remove fasteners on the old and install the new. There is a bit of moving the panel around to get it out from under the cables.

As I remember, the cost was minimal, around $60 or so.

I have the old one as a trophy, hanging on my garage wall. A gentle reminder to be careful when you lift the car with a jack that needs maintenance...

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The shear panel is easy to replace. Order a replacement, remove fasteners on the old and install the new. There is a bit of moving the panel around to get it out from under the cables.

As I remember, the cost was minimal, around $60 or so

Michael
I got a quote from Lotus for my bent sheer panel and it was closer to $200... :eek: I also went to Lotus Garage and it was $126.60 for the sheer panel.

Where did you purchase yours please? I would like to buy mine there as well.

Thanks for the info! :bow:
 
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