Bonnet Props

Written by Dennis Ortenburger.

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The Great Bonnet Prop Survey - "From the early days of Elite production, holding the bonnet up has always been something of a challenge for an Elite owner. It is said that Chapman once insisted that under the right circumstances the bonnet (and boot) would stay open without any outside assistance. Just what those circumstances were remains a mystery and Elite owners have been left to devise their own methods. As we shall see in this, the results of the Great Bonnet Prop Survey, the methods have ranged from simple to complex, from elementary to elegant."

Complete article published in Dennis Ortenburger's Lotus Elite Journal Vol.3 No.4 (Copyright and all rights reserved for the newsletters and their content, Dennis Ortenburger.)