The seats were in a terrible condition. Cleaned them with soap and water and then stripped the covers. The webbing on the driver's side were rotten, fell to bits in my hand, passenger side was OK.
Put some new foam cushion in the passenger side - no problem.
I decided to replace the webbing on the driver's side with a sheet of 1 mm steel that I had available. Cut it to size, cleaned and painted: drilled fixing holes to match the webbing holes: pop riveted sheet in place. I've done this before and the difference is amazing: takes 2 hours. Now I can see the wings, (I'm vertically challenged) very comfortable, will never sag. Cost beans. See the pic.
Took off the air inlet tube and valve and replaced with a speaker grille. Can't decide whether or not to paint it black.
Tomorrow I am measuring up to replace the bonnet pull cable with a front operated lever - get rid of another ugly, sticky problem.....
Richard in sunny Spain - windy as hell today and only 19 C.
Seat restoration on Piglet
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