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Installing Sprite Luggage Rack

RTew

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We just purchased a luggage rack for the boot and a Sprite emblem for the bonnet. Any tips or input on installing these would be greatly appreciated as it appears to be the only items in the world without a YouTube how-to video. The thought of drilling holes in the bonnet and trunk has my friends and me spooked.
 

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and you might want double sided tape and drill right through the rack holes in to the body
 
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Thanks for the input.
I may try to recruit someone from the TBAHC to help me as i'm not know to be real exact and this sounds like a precision job.
 

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Thanks for the input.
I may try to recruit someone from the TBAHC to help me as i'm not know to be real exact and this sounds like a precision job.

IIRC most of these - especially in early years were installed by dealers - so there is no "right way" or "right location." if it looks right and balanced - you are probably good to go. I use my wife for these things because she has a very very good eye for balance and location - Oh and make sure you don't drill a hole where you then have to go through a brace underneath as well
 

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Drilling holes in paint I get goosebumps just at the thought...
ive seen a chunk of paint knock off a 70 mustang hood for a hood pin surround the size of a quarter fly off
still weep a little now as I think about it. Lacquer paint ...
 

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I have a fully rechromed luggage rack for my 6.... it's still in the box as I don't have the stomach to drill holes in my boot lid :scared:
 
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