Wanted - radiator top plastic cowling thingy

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Wanted - radiator top plastic cowling thingy

Post by MULLEY » Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:08 pm

Not sure exactly what its called, but it sits the length of the radiator on top where the bonnet pole sits & where the radiator is fixed to, to stop it from flexing around & chaffing.

The bit where the radiator attaches to it has been broken off, hence the radiator is moving about & will eventually get damaged....

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Post by jeremy » Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:28 pm

The same strip on my DTR Turbo (old TZD) has a split in it for about 1/3rd of its length which doesn't seem to be getting any worse but my contingency plan is simply to rivet a strip of aluminium or steel over the split should it be needed.

I would use 3.2 or similar pop type rivets through the aluminium strip and the plastic - with a washer or another strip on the other side. With rivets every 2 or 3 inches each side of the strip I wouldn't expect any further problems. I probably ought to drill a hole at the end of the split to prevent it getting any worse.

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Post by MULLEY » Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:17 am

jonkw, its a tzd so is just what i wanted. Let me know how much please... cheers

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Post by MULLEY » Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:05 pm

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Post by Vanny » Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:10 am

I replaced mine with 3mm aluminium checker plate, it is honestly what i had lying around! Looks pretty though :D

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Post by MULLEY » Tue Nov 28, 2006 9:53 pm

very flash vanny, is this going to be your 1st pattern part??? lol....