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Re: [Healeys] Healey goes home

To: Rick Huber <hubrick@gmail.com>, Healey forum
Subject: Re: [Healeys] Healey goes home
From: Greg Mandas <gmandas@yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2010 07:30:25 -0800 (PST)

WOW!  What a great restoration! You are a skilled and patient craftsman.

Hy hat's off to you.


--- On Sat, 12/11/10, Jaap Aeckerlin <j.aeckerlin@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Jaap Aeckerlin <j.aeckerlin@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Healey goes home
> To: "Rick Huber" <hubrick@gmail.com>, "Healey forum" <healeys@autox.team.net>
> Date: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 10:12 AM
> Rick,
> Take an advice from a guy who intended to do the same on
> his BJ8: don't do
> it! Take your car to a pro, and let him both supply the
> soft top and fit it.
> Your car is looking so beautiful, it would be a pity to
> spoil it with a
> clear
> I-tried-to-do-it-myself-but-in-hindsight-I-shouldn't-have-done-that
> top with wrinkles, leaking like hell when in a unexpected
> rain burst.
> I've done a lot of work myself in a 7 year long
> reconstruction period, but
> among other jobs fitting the soft top (and also fitting the
> upholstery to
> the seats) I left to people who are familiar with the
> tricks of the trade.
> Again, it would be a pity for a car looking so great!
> Have a look at picasaweb.google.nl/j.aeckerlin to see what
> pro's do with a
> good soft top.
> Good luck!
> Jack Aeckerlin, The Netherlands
> 1964 BJ8 29432
> 2010/12/11 Rick Huber <hubrick@gmail.com>
> > Hello Healey listers,
> >
> I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction
> of some detailed
> > instructions for reassembling the frame and installing
> the convertible top
> > on it.
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