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I would use a 2 part epoxy, but it depends on how much surface you are trying to glue. If it is small you might need a metal fastener as well.


If it larger then I would use a products called Vulkem. https://duckduckgo.com/?q=vulkem+caulking&ia=web

And I have used this product for many things. It hardens like a hard rubber tire and is the most tenacious calking available in my opinion. Not found in most stores as it is an industrial glue. I used it once to glue some wood to a concrete floor as a stop for a very large sliding door. When I left that shop to get a larger one, I had to splinter the wood in many pieces to get off and totally destroyed it. GREAT STUFF  !!



and nice find love the  color

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21 hours ago, Bibs said:

Bolts I would have thought! 


Hi Bibs, I agree completely! 
parts 29 and 30 are plates with bolt threads welded to them, these are then bonded to the underside of the lid.

I am thinking some Epoxy, but maybe drill a couple of holes through to see if that helps.


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Well taking the clam off wasn’t easy, at least 6 different types of fixing, mostly rusted.

Anyway, the good news is that there is no damage to the crash structure. There are however some cracks in the radiator shroud, and I cannot locate a new one, so will have to repair.


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Once the clam was removed the damage was easier to see. Decided to have a go at repairing the clam, as there wasn’t much to loose



A few screws to hold the shape, some epoxy glue and then fibre glass from behind…

Decided to remove the indicators and relocate them to the fake front vents…



Fibreglassed over the old vents and then cut in new halo driving lights with indicators built in


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Now to finish it all and get a decent flatted coat of primer on. First time doing this work, so it’s a bit of an experiment I so far, it looks ok. Worst case if I completely mess up is to buy another clam!

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