Removable Hood frame

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Removable Hood frame

Postby Big Jim » Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:17 am

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I have always thought the Minor frame was an ugly design , when folded down it sticks up a lot . My hood is fixed all round with "Lift the Dot " fasteners , so I was considering if An MGB removable frame could be modified to fit ? It would need a different header rail , perhaps made of fiberglass.
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Re: Removable Hood frame

Postby Big Jim » Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:39 am

Well I have bought the frame in the photo . I have roughly checked some measurements and it seems to be the right width and height . We will see what it looks like when I get it next week .
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Re: Removable Hood frame

Postby Big Jim » Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:25 am

A bit too much modification for now , I might have a go when I fit a new hood . I have put the old one on for now . I got a tonneau with the car when I bought it . I have had to patch it here and there . That great lump of hood frame does spoil the lines and severely restricts vision .
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Re: Removable Hood frame

Postby Panky » Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:28 pm

Looks like it would be a brilliant spoiler, very 911 :D
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Re: Removable Hood frame

Postby Plin » Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:39 pm

:? Shame it will require a bit of fiddling to get it to fit.

Panky -
Looks like it would be a brilliant spoiler, very 911 :D


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Re: Removable Hood frame

Postby cardiffrob » Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:13 pm

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That hood looks a bit stuffed. Ours sits a lot lower to the waistline of the car.
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Re: Removable Hood frame

Postby Big Jim » Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:47 pm

Yes . I do have inertia belts on the rear shelf which is raising it by 2 or 3 inches . Do I have one more hood rail than you as well ?
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Re: Removable Hood frame

Postby woodywoodchipper » Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:05 pm

mm's & series 2 have 3

series 3 onwards have 4
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