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    Got the plug/buck painted. This is the last...

    Got the plug/buck painted.

    This is the last step before a mold/mould will be made from it.
    I paint it black because any imperfection will be seen. Not my best job of painting but it will do. I...
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    Sprayed on a few coats of Polyester...

    Sprayed on a few coats of Polyester Primer-Surfacer today.

    Should bring out any imperfections that need attention

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    Forgot to mention that with the bonnet/hood...

    Forgot to mention that with the bonnet/hood tilted foreword in that setup that also requires that you have to lean over the sides to have access, and with the canopy open,......well for me that makes...
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    The hinges that pivot in the front?? I have...

    The hinges that pivot in the front??

    I have looked into those but I don't think the hood/bonnet would move far enough forward to clear the canopy when its open, but I could be wrong. It just...
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    3419 Sorry Nic :) My bad Not that you asked...

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    Sorry Nic :) My bad

    Not that you asked but I'm with David,

    It doesn't look right for the car.

    Sometime in the future I'm going to have to build an engine cover also.
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    Pulled the buck/plug for the bonnet/hood today. ...

    Pulled the buck/plug for the bonnet/hood today.

    Picture shows how the expanding foam that was used forms the sides of the bonnet/hood. It didn't turn out perfect so some work will have to be done...
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    Hood/Bonnet Hinge

    Been working on this a little at a time but now that the hood/Bonnet is getting closer to being finished work on this has picked up.

    This is nothing more than the canopy lifting hinge reversed....
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    Hi Nic Nice to hear from you As you have...

    Hi Nic

    Nice to hear from you

    As you have seen sometimes I don't get it right and the input from the posts help me on what needs to go or stay. Not looking for a "pat on the back" but just...
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    I assume your talking about the extractor vent...

    I assume your talking about the extractor vent section.

    No special trick.
    That part started out as the hood/bonnet vent from a 1996 Pontiac Firebird

    I am not that talented at making parts. Its...
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    Thanks Kind of figure that nobody cared for it...

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    Kind of figure that nobody cared for it when I got no reply's about it when it was first posted.

    Didn't make sense to me to just copy the old design. If I was going to build it from...
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    The extractor vent for the most part is done. ...

    The extractor vent for the most part is done.

    I'll pull the hood/bonnet buck from the opening and give it a coat of primer some sanding and if needed touch up the side flanges then it'll be ready...
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    I would like to get my hands on a pair of them to...

    I would like to get my hands on a pair of them to see what can be done with them and see how they are wired.

    Maybe I'll go to the dealer and check them out and get some measurements.

    I'm sure...
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    I think your right, but you have to look at it as...

    I think your right, but you have to look at it as what it can be, not what it is.




    Hi Nic
    At this point in time I would keep the current configuration.
    This is still in the research stage....
  14. Thread: Tail Lights

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    Saw these yesterday and thought they would work...

    Saw these yesterday and thought they would work out nice on the Sterling.

    Scale of them looks to fit the cars scale real nice.

    Problem for the Euro guys is the turn signal is not amber. Maybe...
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    Sorry for the confusion. I know I don't go...

    Sorry for the confusion.

    I know I don't go into as much details as I use to.
    From my experience on the sterling forum most people just want to see pictures and going into detail on how something...
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    I guess its a personal preference thing. Is...

    I guess its a personal preference thing.
    Is there any reason for it to be removed once its in place.

    I guess if its bonded in place it would strengthen the body a little in that area. plus it...
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    On the hood/bonnet I used that sheet rock shim...

    On the hood/bonnet I used that sheet rock shim material (posted info on that earlier)to establish an even gap in the front and on the sides. For the back of the hood/bonnet I put the canopy in the...
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    Had some time to work on the new bonnet/hood...

    Had some time to work on the new bonnet/hood today.

    Started to make the side flanges.

    Used aluminum tape to form a trough on the side to hold the expanding foam in.

    Drilled some 19mm holes...
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    Sticky: They don't think its "really suitable"???.... so...

    They don't think its "really suitable"???.... so did they say what is "really suitable"

    To me "suitable" means it will work but its not the best. Same goes for their distributor. They use the same...
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    Sticky: I will let you know that I'm not a VW guru. ...

    I will let you know that I'm not a VW guru.

    All info I get was found on the web.

    I don't know the specifics of your engine so take the info for what its worth. I figure there's some truth in...
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    Sticky: For your reading enjoyment. ...

    For your reading enjoyment.

    http://www.aircooled.net/vw-distributor-options/
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    https://www.clarkdietrich.com/products/vinyl-corne...

    https://www.clarkdietrich.com/products/vinyl-corner-beads/vinyl-archway-vlab


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    Slits were cut on both sides so it would follow a compound curve.

    To hold it in place I just used small...
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    Sticky: :facepalm::facepalm:

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