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Crash roll

Crash Roll

Hello all: I can't open the tech tip on the tech page (the only one, for
some reason) (URL error message) for installing the crash roll on OTS cars.
Does anyone have it in archive that they could forward. I need info ref:
Mat'l (leather /plastic) , attachment method, hints, tips, tricks, prayers,
etc. Thanks - Bruce Baysinger

Bruce, cut thin plywood in the shape of the body contour where the roll is
supposed to sit. Then attatch the precut vinyl to the "underside of the
plywood (Glue AND Stapler). Next step is to drill holes through Plywood
Vinyl and body and apply it with rivets.Next smear glue to everything and
pull vinyl over the rubber roll and under scuttle. If you did everything
carefully it should look good. If it doesn't try again. Same thing at top
of doors and in the back. Who asked where all the money goes during hours
of restoration? You want a answer? Try to do what I described above. - Arno
Wahl

Bruce. The problem was my fat fingers.  The filename had two dots in it and
also a space (why make one mistake when you can make two).  Interesting
that when I checked it, it worked ok with Internet Explorer but Netscape
barfed. It's fixed now. - Dick White

Arno: Thanks buddy. Getting good advice from you was not nearly as painful
as I thought. All the best. Dick: Thanks. Leave it to me to find the only
glitch on the page. Regards - Bruce Baysinger

Arno: In your message re the crash roll you refer to vinyl.  Isn't the roll
leather?  Or were some vinyl?  Regards, John Elmgreen

My hardened, cracked, scuffed, faded, ripped, warped but otherwise original
crash roll covers are leather - or used to be, in any event. - Nick
Saltarelli, 1954 XK120SE OTS

John, I am sorry I do not know.  I just  used the word vinyl because I had
taken
vinyl on my roadster. - Arno Wahl



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