Ok. While we're talking about bonnet fitment. Was the rubber strip on the
bugeye rain channel original. I read somewhere it was not.
I'm not trying to start another chrome vs. gold thread but I would like to
> The rear of the bonnet on my bugeye is a half an inch or more higher
> that the cowl when closed.
I had a pair of hinges that must have been bent UP somewhere along the way.
I had the same problem with the 58 and it wasn't til I grabbed a different
set of hinges that I saw it.
Or is it Bugeye hinges are different from MKII hinges? They look the same
but, did someone manage to bend a pair perfectly even? And bent upwards at
I can see how they can be bent up if someone tried to push down on the
bonnet with the bonnet stays locked up. Other than that, I don't know.
Also that rubber strip will make for an ill fitting bonnet.
Toms River, NJ