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Old 24th October 2011, 04:43 PM   #1
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Ventilation grille

I'm considering fitting a ventilation grille at the rear of the spider.
It appears most have two rows of five vents.
Does anyone know the exact dimensions and where these are obtainable, preferably in the uk.
Ally seems the usual material but a stronger material may be better.
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Old 25th October 2011, 01:46 AM   #2
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Re: Ventilation grille

Not thinking of fitting the 9 hole setup Keith?
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Old 25th October 2011, 07:46 AM   #3
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Re: Ventilation grille

Ebay Item.

Rear clip 9 hole vent. In aluminium and not with the swaged edges on the holes but not too costly.

GT40 Le Man 9 Hole Grill in Aluminium | eBay

Or try Tornado or Mick Sollis.

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Old 25th October 2011, 03:39 PM   #4
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Re: Ventilation grille

NO, NO, NO Wrong plate. Why you not listen cooky boy
I have the rear deck 9 hole grille from Mick
I mean the little, little one on the spider just above me sweed.
about 150mm x 150mm " ish "
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Old 25th October 2011, 04:35 PM   #5
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Re: Ventilation grille

Hi Keith

Is this the sort you refer to?
I have this one on my MkII

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Old 25th October 2011, 04:45 PM   #6
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Re: Ventilation grille

Thats the one,yours is 4 x 2 rows , some seen are 5x2 rows.
looks nice

where can I get one or similar ?
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Old 25th October 2011, 04:53 PM   #7
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Re: Ventilation grille

Keith

My item came from a forum member in the US who responded when I asked the same question.
I am not aware of any commercial source but a good metalworker may well have a louvre cutter and be able to make one. I was going to try my hand at ally forming when the item came up.

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Old 26th October 2011, 09:10 AM   #8
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Re: Ventilation grille

Hi Keith,
I'll eventually be fitting one of these to mine. My research shows that both 4x2 and 5x2 rows have been used. The following is commercially available in aluminium and measures 9x3"
Manrose 229 x 76mm Louvred Vent Silver Aluminium, 5020953930402
Also someone posted on here how to build a rain water drain from this vent, but I now can't find the location
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Old 26th October 2011, 11:18 AM   #9
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Re: Ventilation grille

Try these at car builder solutions.

Car Builder Solutions | Air Flow - Body Vents and Scoops - Aluminium Louvre Panels

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Re: Ventilation grille

Here are some pics of the interior vent and the drain for rainwater I formed between the inner and outer skins of the spider. The drain pipe passes between and the pipe ends below the car. It works OK as yet no water has entered the car from the vent.

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