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Old 11th July 2019, 22:31   #1
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Does anyone know if it's possible to reproduce an original auto brake pedal cover from a new original one?

Most auto owners will know that the MG/Roewe replacements that were made in later years had a different pattern and were of a generally poorer quality than the originals.

I've had a new original pedal cover in the spares cabinet for a while (surely there's boxes of these things somewhere, though??) and it'll soon be getting fitted as part of the ongoing mini-resto.

So, would there be any way of developing a batch of pattern parts from this original before it gets fitted?


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Old 12th July 2019, 00:31   #2
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I looked into this, and found it difficult to find any UK companies who made rubber products - it all seems to have been moved abroad now.

The originals were fantastic, I uncovered a few and they sold in minutes. Now I know why!

If anyone does have them made up, there'll be a heck of a market for them. I guess the only benefit to the newer compound is that they're cheap as chips.
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Nene Rubber and Plastics Peterborough will manufacture them They can make any rubber product or bonded rubber product
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Nene Rubber and Plastics Peterborough will manufacture them They can make any rubber product or bonded rubber product

So, if I send them the original part, they could make up a batch from that?

That's worth looking into (will contact them next week to see what they can do)..

For the record, this would be a not-for-profit endeavour (on my behalf), but it'll be interesting to see what sort of costings they'd come back with.

Will update when I know more.


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Bet the tooling charges won’t be cheap !
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