Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

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Brett Johnson
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Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#1 Post by Brett Johnson » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:52 pm

Did Karmann Hardtops (Notchbacks) have sound deadening "texture" on the inside of the front lid like later coupes?
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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#2 Post by Bob Cannon » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:29 am

Yes.
Currently working on a very original 61 Notchback which has a hood with a textured underside.
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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#3 Post by Jim Karaba » Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:09 pm

Yes 200408 had/has the texture on the front hood.

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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#4 Post by Kip Colvey » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:25 am

201809 10/61 T6 Hardtop has the "Popcorn" front hood.

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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#5 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:29 pm

202199 had it also
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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#6 Post by Joris Koning » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:09 pm

Do not know much about the hardtops. Is the texture fine like that on the early '56 cars or more coarse like that seen under the front hood of early 911's?
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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#7 Post by Jim Karaba » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:48 pm

coarse like 911's

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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#8 Post by Christoph Wienecke » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:34 pm

Jim Karaba wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:09 pm
Yes 200408 had/has the texture on the front hood.
Hi Jim,
I am just working on my 200500 and wondering if you or any one of you guys here in this thread could post a picture of that material under the front lid?

Greetings from southern Germany.

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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#9 Post by Paul Hatfield » Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:48 pm

Here is a photo taken of my 65 C Karmann Coupe, Miss April, #222019. Production date of February 1965. This shot was taken during recent repaint.
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Re: Karmann Hardtop front lid "texture"

#10 Post by Christoph Wienecke » Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:30 am

Thanks a lot Paul!
Now I know what to look for.

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