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Mk3/Mk4 Escort Cabriolet

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by ScottD3, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Any one got access to the above car?

    I'm after some measurements from the hydraulic rams and a bit of information on how the system works please.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Foxmeister

    Foxmeister Fired Up!

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    You chopping up the Avant into a cabby???:jester:
     
  4. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    haha, nahh mate.

    I'm still looking in to my automatic boot opening idea.
     
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    hardly any came with the electic roof option, and they were rubish
     
  6. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Since posting this I have since realised that they are hard to find, ford and there are better options out there.

    Like the rams from a 05 A4 cab.
     
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    can you not use the audi auto boot stuff like i have on my a6?
     
  8. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    From what I can tell they push the hinges out.
    I don't have the space or the brackets in the roof for that.

    So I'm thinking of hydralic rams. Remove my current rams and fit the rams from something like a A4 cab, they are a nice length (not sure how much but will need to check) and a hyraulic pump to push them out.
    Seems easy but I still got allot of research to do.
     

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