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John Sims, BN6
From: Rich C [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2008 12:05 PM
To: email@example.com; William Berg
Cc: John Sims
Subject: Re: [Healeys] Battery Box rivets for the 100
I've taken these dimensions from a low mileage all original BN1 built
January '54. See below.....
> A. From the left and right side of front lip of the battery box lid,
> what is the distance horizontally to rivets
Answer: From outer edge measuring toward middle, the rivet centres are
placed at 3" and 3 1/2" in. Same on both sides.
> B.What is the distance between the 2 sets of Rivets in the middle? I
> believe it is 11 inches.
Answer: I don't understand your questions. There are no rivets in the
> C. What is the distance vertically from the rivets to the studs of
> the rear wall?
Answer: Depending on how neatly the wrap over Amacord surround and vinyl on
lid perimeter, approx. 3 1/4" straight down from middle of two rivets.
> D. If the straps are placed beneath the vinyl cover before they are
> riveted in place, How is the vinyl finished over the strap? Is it
> folded under and notched on the sides? It is supplied as a straight
> edge on the lip sewn to the armacord.
The lid is completely trimmed, then the straps are installed on the inside
surface of the front lip. Therefore the straps will be fitted against the
vinyl that wrapped under the lip and glued inside.
Pictures are att'd that may help. All trim is original and undisturbed
except the new straps to replace the broken originals.
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