Hood stowage cover protector

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Breed » Thu 06.02.2014, 00:04

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Mine arrived today.

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Jeemy » Thu 06.02.2014, 00:24

My new paint was visibly damaged from 2 days of hood up, after 6 weeks curing. Fixable, but not ideal. I wish (and I would like to) I had 4-5 of these so that it can go on in the winter and come off in the summer. Older paint would fade differently under this dependent on material so perhaps after a few years it might become more noticeable than scratches?

Another thought - why not stick it to the hood seal instead!!
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Matt RI » Sat 15.02.2014, 16:34

Merv,

The package for the US members arrived yesterday- you made it all too easy having them all packed and labelled inside of the box! The ones for the three US people on this list have been sent out via USPS today. I have tracking in them if they don't show up by the middle/end of next week.

Thanks again for all your time and effort on this, Merv. Much obliged-
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby lotusnut » Sat 15.02.2014, 17:31

Thanks Matt, you're welcome

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Peter_W » Wed 19.02.2014, 20:46

Mine received in excellent condition - thanks Merv and Matt!
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby lotusnut » Wed 19.02.2014, 21:05

Glad to hear it Peter
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Fourdoorcat » Fri 28.02.2014, 02:05

It arrived yesterday. Didn't have a chance to open it yet, but I suspect it is in good order.

Any application tips? For example: should the surface be treated with rubbing alcohol to remove any wax before applying?

Thanks again; this is really appreciated!

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby lotusnut » Fri 28.02.2014, 22:48

Ken, clean the surface of wax then put the hood up and mark where the outer edge of the hood runs, chalk or tape etc. fold the hood away, then mist some soapy water on to the surface and attach the protector lining it up with your markings
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Fri 28.02.2014, 23:24

lotusnut wrote:Ken, clean the surface of wax then put the hood up and mark where the outer edge of the hood runs, chalk or tape etc. fold the hood away, then mist some soapy water on to the surface and attach the protector lining it up with your markings

Squeegee the air bubbles and soapy water out from under the protector - carefully - but try to get as much out from under as possible. Work from the center out all along the protector. Plastic, spatula type squeegees are available at WallMart, KMart and most any auto paint supply house.

Getting the surface as clean and free of waxes and polishes is a big part of having it look good when you are finished.
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Fourdoorcat » Sat 01.03.2014, 01:02

Thanks, John.

Actually, I went back a page and found some other information you published:

You also should clean off any wax or other protectant that is in the area you want to apply it. Absolute cleanliness is necessary.
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From this, I searched out some suitable products on Amazon and ordered them. This is the cleaner stuff and the application stuff. When I do it, I'll post some before and after images.

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby M100Chris » Fri 02.09.2016, 12:24

Any of these still available anyone?
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby lotusnut » Tue 06.09.2016, 09:01

I have one set left, or contact Geoffsmith (kitty fiddler) as all unsold stock went to LEC.
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby tb10 » Tue 06.09.2016, 09:26

M100Chris wrote:Any of these still available anyone?


M100Chris:

:poke: Where's the introduction .................especially with a shiny NMY 8)

Welcome to LEC anyway :lol:

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby simonbuk » Tue 06.09.2016, 11:24

I'm going to get my lid painted at some point so would appreciate one of these !!
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector (£10 incl. P&P to UK)

Postby GeoffSmith » Tue 11.07.2017, 14:34

Looks like I've got about a dozen in the loft. Better start a list:
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector (£10 incl. P&P to UK)

Postby Tuga2112 » Tue 11.07.2017, 14:41

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Dom » Tue 11.07.2017, 14:52

Yes, please!
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Re: Hood stowage cover protector (£10 incl. P&P to UK)

Postby Dom » Tue 11.07.2017, 14:57

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby lotustonybassplayer » Tue 11.07.2017, 15:18

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Re: Hood stowage cover protector

Postby Elanlover » Tue 11.07.2017, 15:25

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