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Quarter Light ring

Post by Billy » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:42 pm

I need a new right hand quarter light ring for my SE5a, ie the swivel bit on the Q.L. itself into which the pin on the door frame sits. So I was wondering if anyone has one, or if anyone is now manufacturing this part, or if anyone has a damaged or corroded quarter light with a decent ring I could remove? Failing that I was also wondering if the SE5 Q.L.'s (and presumably door frames) were also used on any other vehicles - so I could widen my search?
Many thanks in advance for any help or advice,
Billy



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Post by willholderogri » Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:52 am

Mine are broken at the moment I'm am looking into something easier to fit.
with that in mind I may make a new one. Will let you know how I get on


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Post by Billy » Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:20 pm

Yes that might be the best way forward, - have seen the posts regarding casting one in pewter and etc. Looking at it I wonder if a piece of aluminium or similar could be coaxed into the right shape and suitably drilled. Yes do keep me posted if you make any progress.



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Post by willholderogri » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:54 pm

Yes will do


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Post by willholderogri » Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:46 am

i am thinking brass and then dipping in a solder pot to make it look authentic


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Post by Billy » Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:42 pm

Yes that should work beautifully, cast in plaster? - If you have a more or less complete original to make the mould with. Good idea.



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Post by ard126k » Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:12 pm

Billy Is this any help? The frame's corroded round the catch mount but the ring is complete with slight pitting.
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Post by willholderogri » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:54 pm

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this is my efforts so far the flat brass plate was bentvto 90 degrees and shaped the brass pin was flattened on the end and a hole drilled in the end .I now want to tap a small thread I the end of the pin and attach it to the plate when its finished I will dip it in a solder pot .to make it look like an original
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