[ROVERNET - UK] Re: P6 Bonnet
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Wed Jan 18 05:20:11 GMT 2006
Firstly, I am sure the folks nearby who have mudslide
problems would be happy to ship rain to Texas.
Weird, snow on the slopes above Vancouver - rain at
sea level and just above.
Anyway, I believe the NOS hood we have could be an
early 2200. The main thing is that it has no bumps.
The top surface looks the same as a 2000. I believe I
have a collection of hood photos and will post them on
the website of our back-up list (see below).
We also have 2 good used aluminum "eyebrows" for the
Pictures to follow, I think .....
--- Kent Kinard <kkinard at swbell.net> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I'm confused. What am I going to haul where? Do I
> need a bigger suitcase?
> I am aware of the Series 1 differences, but were the
> Series 2 parts
> commonized? Could I use the bonnet from my 2200TC
> on my NAS 3500S?
> I'm still trying to decide what to do about wing
> trim holes-weld up a
> set of 2000 wings or use the ones from the 2200TC,
> which I assume are
> the same as the 3500S since the side trims are
> identical. I'd really
> like to save the 2200TC and restore it eventually,
> but I'm not makeing
> much progress and money will be tighter when I
> I really don't like the hood scoops and have shipped
> several sets to UK,
> NZ and Australia over the years, but they are
> effective and necessary in
> Texas, especially with AC.
> Speaking of Texas, would you guys in BC send us some
> rain. We haven't
> gotten a drop in over three months and the range
> fires are getting
> pretty bad. We had two going at once, one of which
> was visible from
> town. Each burned about 40,000 acres.
> Kent K.
> Eric Russell wrote:
> > George,
> > The advice offered to you so far has been
> > well-considered.
> > The Rover 2000 hood latch panel is a different
> > and piece of sheet metal than the 3500S
> > The Rover 2000 hood leading edge is thicker
> > The 3500 S hood leading edge is thinner and has
> > cut-outs for the spire nuts which hold the
> > eyebrow
> > Our Club has a new old stock hood that is the same
> > dimensions as the 3500 S hood but without the
> > for the hood scoops. When I stood them up side by
> > in my yard, they had the same outside dimension
> > looked the same. When I laid it onto my 2000
> > compartment, I could see that it would not fit.
> > It would be possible for you to have the "no hood
> > scoop look" on your car. Ruth might be able to
> > with a transportation quote for you. The cost of
> > shipping anything these days seems to be
> > Now,....... Kent said he is coming this way this
> > summer. Maybe he'd consider an excess baggage
> > on your behalf :-)
> > Eric
> > --- Pjemail at aol.com wrote:
> >>Why do you want to get rid of the scoops? Is it a
> >>question of aesthetics? Even if it i, taking them
> >>off will leave the car less authentic, and I would
> >>think long and hard before doing that. In the UK,
> >>people are falling over themselves to get the
> >>scoop bonnet look.
> >>Pierre Janusz
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