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Old September 13th, 2014, 05:13 PM   #49
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Default Re: 1930 Roadster Volkster

Still bodywork. Remember the shaved trunk lid?

I couldn't figure out a good latching handle because of the placement, so instead, I installed a pair of linear actuators!
They have an 8" throw and lift somewhere around 100lbs each. A little overkill but a fair price. Wired them up with dual throw rocker switch and they work wonderfully.

Took a bit to get the trunk lid to open and close equally, but super cool. Never done actuators before. The trunk stays closed so no need for a lock or latch or anything..

Oh yeah, the bodywork....I found a couple issues that needed repaired so yes, still doing touch up welding and grinding.

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