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Some TLC for my QV

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  1. stekkefun4

    stekkefun4 Formula 3
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    I have been asking for repro prices too, but the price was way too high and indeed, an original lens in perfect condition was required. I am expecting some front blinkers to arrive next week , should be perfect.
     
  2. afterburner

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    Hi combined FC Brain! I found the following parts at the bottom of an early US Mondial Coupe door and cannot identify them. Anyone recognises anything?

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    Happy to donate them to anyone on need for shipping cost coverage :)
     

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  3. theunissenguido

    theunissenguido Formula 3
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    ?? No idea, and think it is not Mondial related. Maybe some parts they used in fabrication proces to hold the window cables in place.....
    Guido
     
  4. afterburner

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    Thanks Guido. I think it's not related to it too.
     
  5. stekkefun4

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    No, those are not Mondial parts, I can confirm, although these rings make me remind of the safety belt bolt spacers.
     
  6. afterburner

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  7. Bell Bloke

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    Excellant work, really cool thread!
    I'm up for some front lenses but mine are in constant use on the car and are crazed in any case.
    All the best Bell
     
  8. afterburner

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    Cheers Bell! You're the only one who's shown interest in the lenses. I have restored mine and will continue to use them for the time being too.
     
  9. afterburner

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    Good day Mondial Folks - Questions for Interior specialists or owners with 3171 guards red interiors:
    1) What color is the original stitching on the leather?
    2) What color is the original stitching on the black vinyl parts?

    Thanks!
     
  10. afterburner

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    Could anybody please tell me if the black top of the dashboard (not the cluster), top of the door trim and the corresponding black section on the rear quarter trim has a foam layer below the vinyl/leather?
     
  11. Mechanical Dad

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  12. afterburner

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    Hi Josh thanks I am talking about a potential layer between the plastic and the visible trim.
    Mine doesn’t have one but in some areas where the vinyl was loose on the lower edges lots of yellow dust came out. Made me think that that was the leftover of a disintegrated foam layer.
     
  13. afterburner

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  14. afterburner

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  15. kartboy1234

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    Damn those look pretty damn good. I wouldn't be able to tell. I have molding compound, I should try it.

    Sent from my ONEPLUS A3000 using Tapatalk
     
  16. afterburner

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    I am rebuilding the HVAC due to a leaking heater core and some vacuum servo failures.
    The housing parts were assembled with a non-sticky elastic sealant and then secured with pop-rivets.
    Does anyone know what product to use during reassembly that will remain dry soft and non-sticky?
    Thanks for suggestions!
     
  17. BillyD

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    I need to do my heater core some day and hate the idea of taking the dash out. How about a few step by step instructions or tips. Pictures help of course.
    Thanks
     
  18. 2cam

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    Unfortunately, I'm not able to suggest a good sealant for the core assembly. However, I wanted to compliment your renovation efforts on this car. Your resourcefulness and abilities are enviable!

    2cam
     
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  19. ronfrohock

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  20. afterburner

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    Thank you... photos to come, promised.
     

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