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HunterGLS

Ireland
95 Posts

Posted - 14 Feb 2013 :  14:19:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Things have moved slowly since the last update as they have concentrated on finishing my 2 Audi's. One should be ready this week and the other shortly after.
Most of the welding is finished but I don't have any more photographs yet. I'm still spending a lot of time trying to track down some elusive NOS parts!
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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1035 Posts

Posted - 14 Feb 2013 :  15:44:31  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What parts are you trying to find?

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HunterGLS

Ireland
95 Posts

Posted - 15 Feb 2013 :  23:43:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
These are some that come to mind...

Chrome sill trims.
Chrome bonnet trim.
Twin headlight surrounds.
Door handles.
Overiders (I may get these rechromed when I get the bumpers done)
GLS boot badge.
Door striker pin and plastic sleeve.
Drivers door, possibly

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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1035 Posts

Posted - 16 Feb 2013 :  18:45:41  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Quite a few of those items appear on eBay fairly regularly, although some of them could prove to be a challenge i agree!



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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1035 Posts

Posted - 16 Feb 2013 :  21:37:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here you go, a set of GLS doors and the guy is breaking another non GLS hunter;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/hillman-hunter-gls-doors-/140918133547?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item20cf60132b

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bigt80

United Kingdom
931 Posts

Posted - 18 Feb 2013 :  20:40:18  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by HunterGLS

These are some that come to mind...

Chrome sill trims.
Chrome bonnet trim.
Twin headlight surrounds.
Door handles.
Overiders (I may get these rechromed when I get the bumpers done)
GLS boot badge.
Door striker pin and plastic sleeve.
Drivers door, possibly





Might be able to help on h/light surrounds/handles (some) Overriders - same as Rapier I think, but 2 types fitted. Poss door too, but will have to check stores. Think I sold GLS badge on e-Bay, but will need to check what type is fitted to boot in parts book: Cheers G.
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JPSH120

United Kingdom
1035 Posts

Posted - 18 Feb 2013 :  21:46:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some good NOS overriders on eBay at the moment...

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HunterGLS

Ireland
95 Posts

Posted - 19 Feb 2013 :  00:24:02  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks everyone, much appreciated!
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Paul_White

40 Posts

Posted - 24 Feb 2013 :  13:33:21  Show Profile  Visit Paul_White's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I hope this is helpful:
The headlamp surrounds are also used on the MK3 humber sceptre albeit painted silver on the sceptre but easily resprayed. The chrome bonnet trim is also common to the sceptre and the centre grille etc.

Edited by - Paul_White on 24 Feb 2013 13:34:02
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Paul_White

40 Posts

Posted - 24 Feb 2013 :  13:47:08  Show Profile  Visit Paul_White's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I am also in the process of restoring a GLS....
My problem is a little more of my own creating please don't laugh too much at my expense. Back in the 80s when I was younger and not so wise. I swapped the interior of my GLS with a mk3 sceptre that I was breaking. Anyway I would now like to put it back to standard (at least the dash anyway) so can anyone help with a complete GLS dash or the four gauges in the centre along with the panel, speedo and tacho?

Edited by - Paul_White on 25 Feb 2013 12:26:34
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HunterGLS

Ireland
95 Posts

Posted - 24 Feb 2013 :  15:51:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello Paul, thanks.

I'm afraid being the same parts used in the Sceptre does not make them any easier to find! especially the bonnet trim.

You should post some pictures of your restoration.

Daniel

1972 Hillman Hunter GLS
1973 NSU Ro 80
1974 Fiat 130 Coupe
1973 Audi 100 GL
1979 Audi 100 Avant
1981 Audi 200 5T
1982 Audi 100 CS

Edited by - HunterGLS on 25 Feb 2013 11:27:24
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Paul_White

40 Posts

Posted - 25 Feb 2013 :  11:22:24  Show Profile  Visit Paul_White's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I used to be in the Humber owners club. I will if I can still find a phone number or two give a couple of the guys a call. Like most folks they do tend to hoard.......
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Paul_White

40 Posts

Posted - 25 Feb 2013 :  12:21:40  Show Profile  Visit Paul_White's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Another thought....
I am currently in touch with a guy in Iran who is supposed to be finding a supplier of Peykan parts who will ship overseas.
If this comes to fruition then we may be able to get some of the bits we all need.

Edited by - Paul_White on 25 Feb 2013 12:26:56
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HunterGLS

Ireland
95 Posts

Posted - 25 Feb 2013 :  13:45:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That would be great, If I hear of anyone with a dashboard I will let yo know.

The Iran idea is a good one, I'm sure there are lots of parts available there that are hard to find here.
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Paul_White

40 Posts

Posted - 01 Mar 2013 :  11:34:26  Show Profile  Visit Paul_White's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I have had a reply from my contact in iran and he seems to think he can get the headlight surrounds but in his words the bonnet trim might be a problem.
The parts we are looking for are on the early model Peykans before they were given any facelifts...

he has located my guages for me but the facia is no use (as they are left hookers over there) so unless one turns up I will have to fabricate that myself.

My contact is over there up until the 6th of April so if you need me to ask for anything please get your requests in ASAP.
He will then be return ing to the US from where the parts will be shipped.

I am sure none of this is going to be cheap but will (or at least should) be cheaper than sourcing the parts over here (if you could find them anyway).
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