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Old 14th February 2011, 11:06 PM
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Hello David,

You are quick off the mark. The pic of the bonnet i put up had a few marks from the mold and needed the front edge extending in the mold to give 10mm more clearance on the front of the scoop for trim. I've been re-working the mold today and will be ready for a bonnet to sell in a week or so.

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Old 15th February 2011, 02:06 AM
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Looks mighty fine that ! Looks like its going to be a great seller ! Im sure ill be needing one of them soon
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Old 19th February 2011, 11:50 AM
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How would you go about cutting the hole out for the scoop, and making it look tidy?
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Old 19th February 2011, 12:11 PM
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For any scoop James use a cup drill from B&Q, just steady and on slow speed. Drill the pilot first on its own then use the cup drill with the pilot hole as a guide and slowly let the cup drill into the fibreglass. Cover the area in masking tape first and mark the area to be cut, then cut out the 2 lines between the holes with a grinder and metal cutting disk. Finish off edge with 120 grit paper. Same for all holes, ie sides and rear panel.

Will come out fine....Andrew
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Hi Rapid, the dimensions of the scoop are:

90mm from front of bonnet
60mm deep and 220mm wide at front
280mm wide 300mm from front of scoop.

Hope that helps.......Andrew
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Old 24th February 2011, 10:05 AM
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Well, the first bonnet is out of the Rev 2 mold for the new bonnet....

First one is going to Enoch for trial fitting of the DOHC engine. Should be fine.

The bonnet shown is the first one out the mold and is still a little dull, the mold needs some extra buffing, waxing and working in but looking good.

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Old 24th February 2011, 10:19 AM
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Cool Looking great

That is looking a treat Andy, well done mate

The new bonnet looks like it will solve quite a few clearance issues on a lot of builds

Tis nice watching the Saturn product range expand
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Old 24th February 2011, 11:01 AM
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Thanks Ronnie,

It's nice to put new products to the market place to, keep the roadster developing and not become stagnant. Also makes a change not to be working on the same things day in and day out.

Will be good to see your new build coming on, should be zooming along with a Handy chassis pack.

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Old 25th February 2011, 03:31 PM
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Well, I now have the new bonnet from Saturn, my God that Spud guy knows what he is doing Looks damn fine, in my opinion. I can say with certainty that it clears all the nasty sticky out bits on my DOHC / MT75 combo fitted with my modded manifold. It looks like it will clear a standard manifold, I am in the process of verifying that info. When I have done so I will measure my engine relative to some fixed points on the chassis so that other builders should find the process much easier.
As soon as I have found a couple of hours to get in the garage I will update this thread with the full SP.
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