Hi folks - I have what I believe is a 1968 boot lid which is the mk1 style / dual skinned (not the open webbing type) that is ready for paint. Before I do, I would like to also mount my rear mounted Lucas reverse lamp which I currently run on Mk4 boot. It would require drilling a hole in both layers and possibly using a grommet to cover the hole on the interior side. Any reaction to that? Am I stepping onto a sacrilegious landmine for cutting into this lid? Not sure how rare or in demand these things are.
Boot Mounted Reverse Lamp: Early Mk2 Boot
Posted 20 September 2019 - 03:10 PM
Posted 21 September 2019 - 06:42 AM
It’s your car, drill the holes if you want. Some people may moan, but it’s not an irrepairable thing and there are still Mk2 lids around.
Posted 21 September 2019 - 08:32 AM
Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:20 AM
Never said that. There will be a hole in the second skin where the wires enter the boot space. Use that hole.
I think he means to actually tighten the nut up as he would need a much larger hole directly above the boot lamp to tighten it up
Posted 24 September 2019 - 07:30 PM
Posted 24 September 2019 - 07:42 PM
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