Author Topic: Best way to have a raised bonnet?  (Read 785 times)

jamesfawcett

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Best way to have a raised bonnet?
« on: 23:40, Sat 21 February 2009 »
hi everyone, whats the best way to make it so the rear of the bonnet is raised? I want about an inch gap, does it mean welding and things or is there an easier way?



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« Reply #1 on: 00:16, Sun 22 February 2009 »
Are the plastic stops at the top of each wing adjustable? I've never played with mine.

Not sure they would give an inch worth of lift though.

Theres also the bonnet catch to consider aswell, that will need raising a bit otherwise it will bounce about over bumps.

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« Reply #2 on: 00:37, Sun 22 February 2009 »
pack behind the hook bit on the bonnet with washers maybe?
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« Reply #3 on: 11:38, Sun 22 February 2009 »
I tried doing it before after being surrounded by RST's, you can adjust the height of the catch and wind out the springy stoppers. It doesn't give much lift at all though. It just made my bonnet look like it wasn't on properly. I did only have one stopper at the time though.

Your best bet would be to weld/bolt a plate in for the catch to go on so its high enough.

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« Reply #4 on: 17:58, Sun 22 February 2009 »
ahhh ok so its not an easy mod then :) ok thats cool, with my mini it was easiy, just overlapping the bolts, with hte R5 it seems its going to be more difficult, no worries :)

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« Reply #5 on: 19:31, Sun 22 February 2009 »
It shouldn't be too difficult to make smoething up for it. I might have a look into it tomorrow night. I'll let ya know how I get on.