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Old 19-11-18, 02:51 AM
Kevin H Kevin H is offline
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Peter and Geoff, it did occur to me that the bottom of the vinyl cover could be secured between the metal strip and the front of heater tray, then folded up and over the metal strip so it is not visible from the engine bay. Of course this would require the vinyl to be a bit longer, probably by about 1.5 inches.

However if a vehicle was being restored, it is likely that there may be a bit of rust in this area and if the metal strip was removed during the restoration process, the vinyl beneath it may not be in good condition, so it would be tempting to cut the bottom inch or so off the vinyl, in which case it would no longer be long enough to wrap around the metal bar when re-installing. So the metal strip ends up being fixed on the outside of the vinyl cover where is it visible in the engine bay.

I hope this makes sense! (see attached drawing)
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