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Offline dleberfinger

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2014, 04:36:03 PM »
Mud flaps, Mud flaps, Mud flaps, mud fl.........  :hello2:

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Funny you should say that. I was already well on my way to making them, even had a new in box set of mudflaps ready to borrow to make my molds. However, I was unable to find a suitable material for the job. I could find material that was strong enough to withstand the riggers of being a mudflap, but I couldn't find anything that was also UV resistant. I'm afraid if I make it with a material that isn't there is a good chance it would begin to yellow.

thanks for making anything! My son is about to order some of those side markers from you for his SX4

although mine are still ok at the present I am waiting for my hatch hinges to break at any moment, so I would for sure pick up a set of those from you

Sounds great! When he orders, have him mention the Den and he can get $10 off a pair.

I plan to have a working pair of hinges by end of June at the latest. I need to get my new furnace up and running, once that happens I should be good to go.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2014, 05:20:53 PM »
The pot metal hinges. It's easy to chrome steel, and that could be left to the buyer.

A nice insert bracket that could be used to mount DIN radios in the old shaft radio position, covering the taller hole the old shaft radio displays had and allowing the radio to sit back a little so it looks stock and not sit in front of the panel. Also, so it would help support the radio a little, even to just support the retrofit cage they come with. It would still require cutting, of course.

I'm sure it's a little out of scope, and I don't have any idea on demand. It's not really a reproduction, either.


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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2014, 08:07:58 PM »
The pot metal hinges. It's easy to chrome steel, and that could be left to the buyer.

A nice insert bracket that could be used to mount DIN radios in the old shaft radio position, covering the taller hole the old shaft radio displays had and allowing the radio to sit back a little so it looks stock and not sit in front of the panel. Also, so it would help support the radio a little, even to just support the retrofit cage they come with. It would still require cutting, of course.

I'm sure it's a little out of scope, and I don't have any idea on demand. It's not really a reproduction, either.



I will be needing to make a way to mount a standard radio in my Eagle soon, however I'm not sure if I'm keeping the stock look anyway. This one might not be for me. Thank you for the idea however. If I stay stock on the interior it just might happen.

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #18 on: April 16, 2014, 11:37:31 PM »
I believe what Ben is saying is what you are planning on doing. He just happened to use a stock DIN style AMC radio for the picture. But the stock DIN radio would fit any style single DIN radio.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #19 on: April 17, 2014, 11:06:27 AM »
I believe what Ben is saying is what you are planning on doing. He just happened to use a stock DIN style AMC radio for the picture. But the stock DIN radio would fit any style single DIN radio.

Exactly. Thanks.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #20 on: April 17, 2014, 11:54:30 AM »
I would be very interested in a repro. spoiler.  ;D
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2014, 06:15:48 AM »
Bumper End Caps!

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #22 on: April 18, 2014, 08:09:18 AM »
I would love to reproduce the bumper end caps, however they are too expensive on the off chance that one in good shape would even come up for sale. Unfortunately I can not justify the $500 cost just for the bumpers when my set up costs are going to be that or even more as well.

If anyone has a good corner they would be willing to loan me to use as a starting piece that'd be awesome. But until then, they are on hold.


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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2014, 12:11:26 PM »
I'm heading out to my own personal Eagle wagon graveyard this week probably.

Let me know what end caps you're looking for and I'll see what is worth salvaging. If any are good, you pay for shipping and toss a bone my way if I ever order anything from you ;) . I'll take pictures of them when I go down if any are good.

For that matter, if there are any other waggy parts let me know. 2 are going to the crusher I think.

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2014, 05:04:04 PM »
Black radio bezels.. I need the rubber that goes between the body and bumper too.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #25 on: May 21, 2014, 10:25:33 AM »
I'm heading out to my own personal Eagle wagon graveyard this week probably.

Let me know what end caps you're looking for and I'll see what is worth salvaging. If any are good, you pay for shipping and toss a bone my way if I ever order anything from you ;) . I'll take pictures of them when I go down if any are good.

For that matter, if there are any other waggy parts let me know. 2 are going to the crusher I think.

Get me any decent corner you find and I'll start with it on making reproduction bumper ends.

SpreadEagle, what parts are you referring to? A photo would be great!

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #26 on: May 21, 2014, 01:25:38 PM »
Weren't you interested in reproducing the eagle mud flaps?
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #27 on: May 21, 2014, 08:45:27 PM »
Weren't you interested in reproducing the eagle mud flaps?

Yeah, as I mentioned earlier in the thread I wasn't able to find a material that I would be comfortable using. After much searching the only materials I could find that were suitable for the riggers of being a mudflap were not UV resistant and would most likely yellow over time.


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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #28 on: May 24, 2014, 04:55:40 PM »
I have an excellent front corner, and will have an excellent rear corner in the next day or 2 (no twists or warps). I'll take some pictures. I was going to remove all 4, repaint and use them on mine, but I think overall if the whole community can benefit from newly made ones it'll be a heck of a better place to use them.

You mentioned interior trim pieces. I might be able to help you there.

I know this is out there a bit, but any chance of modifying the front headlight buckets to accept round lights instead of the stock square? OMG I would jizz right in my pants over that.
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Offline dleberfinger

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2014, 03:40:59 PM »
I have an excellent front corner, and will have an excellent rear corner in the next day or 2 (no twists or warps). I'll take some pictures. I was going to remove all 4, repaint and use them on mine, but I think overall if the whole community can benefit from newly made ones it'll be a heck of a better place to use them.

You mentioned interior trim pieces. I might be able to help you there.

I know this is out there a bit, but any chance of modifying the front headlight buckets to accept round lights instead of the stock square? OMG I would jizz right in my pants over that.

That would be very possible. The easiest method would be if you had a model to mold them after, preferably something already in another square front end car. I'm thinking possibly BMW headlights if I were to try that.


 

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