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Old 03-03-2003, 06:01 PM
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Question Tilt 'Glass Body

Hi folks-

I'm building a 'glass body '37 Topolino street rod. The body is a race shell, no doors. I'd like to do a tilt-up body, as I'm sure hopping in and out thru the roof will get old pretty quick.

My question is, what sort of gas strut/dampener application would work here? The body is probably about 50 lbs. right now, and I would hinge it at the back, so leverage would be a factor as well.

Any ideas?
Thanks
Paul

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