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Posted - 02 Sep 2021 :  12:56:42  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am looking for a plastic instrument surround and the plastic heater control surround for the dashboard on a fastback rapier. They need to be intact with no cracks or breaks, but the condition of the silver/black is not important. Ideally ones that have never been overpainted. Can anyone help? I can arrange for a courier to collect if needed! Thanks.

Commerlad

United Kingdom
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Posted - 08 Sep 2021 :  08:54:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If you are offered one that has been overpainted , do not dismiss it out of hand.
This may sound stupid but they can be cleaned. place the part in a large sealed container and then pour in a bottle of Dettol. Leave 24 hours and the paint softens and peels off, plastic is unharmed, Dettol can be strained off and reused for disinfectant or paint stripping purposes again.

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