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 Posted: 08-21-2005 03:48 pm
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Mark Rosenbaum

Joined: 03-12-2005
Location: Kingman, Arizona USA
Posts: 532
I'd think that making a fiberglass bumper top would be more expensive than installing a replacement stainless piece, or having a new one made from scratch -- but this isn't an area where I feel I have a good understanding of the costs involved.  On the other hand, it occurs to me that a wooden bumper top might be an interesting and low-cost alternative.

Your post triggered several other thoughts, and as a cabinetmaker you might be the best person to ask.  I've often wondered how much difficulty there would be in adding a wooden framework to one of the dash caps Delta sells, and thus creating a newly-made dash for the car.  And how difficult might it be to create a wholly new dash design, similar to those used in the Jensen GTs.  And, finally, how difficult might it be to make a wood replacement for the crash roll (the padded piece atop the windshield).  (Delta used to offer a fiberglass replacement, but says they did not stand up in service.)