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#1 Cook

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Posted 16 March 2016 - 05:02 PM

Hi, I see that Rares (RS 1072) are now making the repair section for behind the hinge, together with the backing plate and nuts welded on.  Cheers Ron

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Posted 16 March 2016 - 05:57 PM

Might be useful, need someone to try them.



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Posted 16 March 2016 - 06:20 PM

That's good ' n ' all.......But to remanufacture a problem rust area exactly the same as Holden's $hit design is just stupid - with the knowledge of the reinforce plate collecting road grime and eventually rusting out the engine bay skin you'd think a redesign would of been a far better option.

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Posted 16 March 2016 - 07:07 PM

I agree, I redesigned mine when I fixed them.



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Posted 16 March 2016 - 07:44 PM

Then all the concourse guys will cry about non-originality...



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Posted 16 March 2016 - 08:24 PM

Then all the concourse guys will cry about non-originality...

 

Did they say they were for LC-J ?

Cause we larger gentlemen don't seem to care as much

 

Realistically... our car aren't used the same now as they were years ago

Alot less miles and weather... so is a redesign actually necessary ?



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Posted 16 March 2016 - 09:09 PM

Mine took 35 years to rust through, if these last that long I'm fine with them...



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Posted 17 March 2016 - 01:28 AM

Run a bead of seam sealer around the edge of the backing plate, should keep the dirt and moisture out

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Posted 17 March 2016 - 06:43 AM

Sorry I should have mentioned they are listed for LH/LX.  If I decide to use them I will do as Brett suggests, just run some sealer around them. I did contemplate replacing the backing plate with flat metal but panel shop suggests using the bent section for better strength. Cheers Ron






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