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1967 BJ-8 Kick Panels

TodE

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I have a 1967 3000 BJ-8 which I am redoing the front kick panels. The driver side was what I expected, the panel was a hard board padded, with the vinyl glue applied around the backside of the board then the vinyl glued to the hardboard. The foam was about 1/4" thick, light blue in color. The panel was held in place by one of the bolts holding the windshield upright. The passenger side, however was glued in the same manner as the driver side, but the most rear end was glued to the metal lip where the door closes?? I also noted that the 1/4" foam was a orange color. It also was held in place by a bolt going to the windshield upright, but also had 2 ea. #4 screws with a cup washer underneath.
So what is correct? Glued to rear lip or just glued all the way around to the hard board??

Thank you in advance,

Tod
 

RAC68

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Hi Tod,

If I remember correctly, you have it exactly correct. I often thought there must have been a reason related to a right hand drive Healey that was the reason for the difference. However, I have not found the answer and moved on.

Enjoy the anomalies of owning a Healey,
Ray(64BJ8P1)
 
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