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Mk3 S Bonnet (4 replies)

stuartb
7 years ago
stuartb 7 years ago
stuartb
7 years ago
stuartb 7 years ago

Am I right in thinking that this bonnet is not original having brackets for both mk1/2 and mk3 hinges. It is fitted to my 71 mk3 s.

Peter Laidler
7 years ago
Peter Laidler 7 years ago

I have a funny feeing in my bones that they were made as a sort of composite/interchangeable bonnet during the MK2/3 changeover. I also seem to recall (although I stand to be corrected here too.....) that my December '69 very late monotone glacier white Mk2 had a dual role bonnet like this as I recall that the 'other' unused hinge point trapped the washer bottle plastic pipe. So when I lifted the bonnet to check it, it worked fine. Put the bonnet down, thinking that it was now OK...... Nope! Trapped again!

gogsymac
7 years ago
gogsymac 7 years ago

I have a December 1967 built Mark 2 which has the same type of bonnet.

gogsymac
7 years ago
gogsymac 7 years ago

Sorry - forget my post above. I suspect the bonnet on the 1967 car is not original as it also has a Mk3 boot lid.

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