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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:46 pm 
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While taking apart Miss April for paint, I think I discovered that the glove box door bumpers/buffers are original. At the very least they were old, cracked, and stuck to the dash. I took some photos because I believe they do not look like the current reproduction ones being offered today.
Was able to then essentially break off the back side and keep the front part whole. I've included the best photo I have of the front side of the two of them. Note that the conical shaped one is not hollow- no opening at the top like a volcano. The other one is basically flat with a taper to the sides and a wrinkle finish.
I believe these to be original, and will probably glue them back into place after paint.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:39 pm 
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It almost looks like the one on the right side had a conical shape but either was cut or wore off. The left one almost looks like it was installed backwards.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:24 am 
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My unmolested 64C (May 64) has a different bumper. Both sides are the same.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:11 pm 
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"Porsche...consistently inconsistent..."

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:11 am 
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Click here for the correct 356C glove box lid buffer http://www.stoddard.com/99970303550-nla.html

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:03 am 
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Brad Ripley...were those lid buffers also used on the B T6?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:24 am 
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Nope, just the C's.

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