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Post by AJL Electronics » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:59 am

The remedy that I use is Pirelli webbing. Far superior to those membranes and should last the life of the car.
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Post by mermar74 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:09 am

My seats already had been fitted with Pirelli webbing underneath the worn diaphragms at some stage. The webbing now shows a lot of stretch and not re usable.

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Post by AJL Electronics » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:21 am

mermar74 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:09 am
My seats already had been fitted with Pirelli webbing underneath the worn diaphragms at some stage. The webbing now shows a lot of stretch and not re usable.
Are you sure that is Pirelli? There is lots of "alternative" product on the market which I have also been disappointed in. The webbing should be stretched a good 10% on installation, perhaps that wasn't done? Anyway, I am impressed by your nicely engineed and period correct solution, as always.
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Post by DARK STAR » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:48 am

Superb as ever, Victor.
You have obviously created some space behind the centre console if you can get a radio in there!


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Post by scimmy_man » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:53 am

AJL Electronics wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:59 am
The remedy that I use is Pirelli webbing. Far superior to those membranes and should last the life of the car.

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Post by Roger Pennington » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:46 pm

Victor, great workmanship as always!


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Post by Pepe » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:42 am

As always nice work.

(... at some point we all will have to stop saying this, or the full thread will read as a prayer to the Coupe-God :) :) )

Commented per PM on the Diaphragms already. I had sunbeamspares diaphragms fitted to my SE5A seats that are also on a Sunbeam Tiger. Coupe seats are slightly different I guess, but not sure if diaphragm would fit nevertheless.
Anyway the dias are on the car no for at least 3 Years and no isses yet (rare use though).

BTW: Are you keeping the modern radio? Looks a bit out of place imho. Of course this is your tast and build. These are expensive but offer nice nowadays features in customizable retro styling:

https://www.ampire.de/RetroSound-Radios ... talog&p=56

You can customize the looks of the thing and the feature set too...


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Post by Pepe » Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:35 am

Hey Victor. Hope you are fine!

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Post by mark rudder » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:31 am

Hi Victor, hope your in good health.
Any news on the coupe build?


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Post by DARK STAR » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:21 pm

Yes Victor, we miss you, hope you are ok.


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Post by roymck » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:34 pm

His posts have been quiet so I hope not.



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Post by gtcse8 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:40 pm

Victors address is
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I too have not had replies to emails.

So I hope not.
Is there anyone in Aus who can check ?.

I will try contact Nelson`s for the details.
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Post by DARK STAR » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:56 pm

It looks very ominous.
Can someone with access to members' adresses find a contact in / near Victoria


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Post by jeff hoole » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:12 pm

According to his profile he is 64 so born in 1955 & last logged on today at 1.50 am. So hopefully not him


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