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    84 3.2 Tin Top with Whale Tail

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  1. Contact this company. Great reputation and real world costs too. Flappa2
  2. Plenty to talk about next road trip
  3. Useful info thanks Ok Phil, I will see what comes to the thread. Thanks
  4. You might have a different opinion if you had experienced the failure, thankfully I was travelling below 30 at the time. Unfortunately you won't will not be able to ascertain the condition of a used part by visual inspection and you could be fitting a part 90% through its life cycle without visible defects. For me the lower risk solution is replacement with a new item.
  5. Aftermarket available from UK stockists Matt ?
  6. Given the severity of the failure I would rather go new Phil. Thankfully I was travelling at very low speed at the time.
  7. Looking for advice with regards sourcing a pair of Rear Torsion Bars, I am working with a snapped item (broken splined section still in situ 😬). Matt has informed me that they are NLA from Porsche. Would also appreciate some guidance on what parameters to go by when selecting replacements. I have measured the plain shaft diameter as 24.2mm, 44 splines on the outer body. Thanks Flappa2
  8. Looks awesome - you're starting to become quite a collector. Enjoy
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    Fitting SSI’s

    Chris Denning in Cardiff has a good reputation so too the new owner of the Porsche specialist in Penarth. I've used the Penarth outfit but under the previous owner. Good luck
  10. I repaired my door by sandwiching a thin laser profiled part between the skin and the check strap. You need to be careful of thickness from memory.
  11. I have just sent him a message Flappa2
  12. I can top that by £500 in 2010. Disgruntled wife selling as the husband had left the family home. Sat in the garage for a number of years in a sad state without an MOT. Loved the model since I was a kid - subsequently spent more than my mortgage on it for the labour of love. 84 Coupe Flappa2
  13. Could you modify something yourself from a stock part or even make an item. I'm not familiar with the part, what's more important the function or the original form.
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