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Replacement weather gear #585841
17/07/19 05:54 PM
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Bilko88 Offline OP
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Hi,

My +8 is approaching its 21st birthday and the time has come to replace the (mohair) hood, tonneau & side-screen bag. Does anyone have any recent experience of doing this and, if so, do you have any recommendations as regards the best fitters / dealers, preferably in Southern England somewhere?

Thanks.

Re: Replacement weather gear [Re: Bilko88] #585846
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Contact Allon Whites. They do a very good job at a reasonable price.


JohnV6
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Re: Replacement weather gear [Re: Bilko88] #585854
17/07/19 07:30 PM
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Bilko88
You could try LA&RW PIPER Ltd, this company is located near to the Haynes Motor Museum at Sparkford. Tel is 01963 441431. A few years back they replaced my tonneau, a first class job. On the day I picked my car up a DB5 and a AC Ace was having jobs done on them.


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Re: Replacement weather gear [Re: John V6] #585897
18/07/19 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by John V6
Contact Allon Whites. They do a very good job at a reasonable price.


+1 from me, Shaun their trimmer really knows his stuff & is receptive to tweaking designs like adding extra zips, don't forget to re-cover the actual side screens or they won't match all your other new stuff


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Re: Replacement weather gear [Re: Bilko88] #585904
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Thanks everyone - that's all really helpful. Good point about the side screens!!

Re: Replacement weather gear [Re: Bilko88] #585969
18/07/19 03:36 PM
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I had a new roof made for the car at the factory in the late '90's, have they stopped doing this for existing customers?


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