Padding for hood on roof

Old 06-12-2013, 06:43 PM
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I have been using the closed cell, flame retardant roll bar padding glued to the underside of my hood to protect the roof paint. Is there a better padding out there?
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:07 PM
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IMHO, that sounds pretty reasonable to use. If you have really nice paint and want to retain it, also toss a 100 % cotton baby blanket on the roof before setting the hood on it. If the roof is steel, sew in some magnets to keep the blanket in place in a breezey situation. If it's 'glass, then it's a two person job. I'm surprised that your adhesive is holding up with the presence of heat, above AND below....
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Thanks DD. I used construction adhesive which bonds anything to anything. I am getting some blistering/crusting on the foam.
edit - it is glass..
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I used Peel & Seal from one end to the other on the 73 Camaro. Its a poor mans Fatmat. Sticks on its own great, works excellent as a heat barrier and sound deadner. You can buy it at Lowe's. Did my whole interior firewall to back deck, doors and roof for about $130







http://www.lowes.com/pd_154017-81326-PS625_0__
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Originally Posted by oldandtired
Thanks DD. I used construction adhesive which bonds anything to anything. I am getting some blistering/crusting on the foam.
edit - it is glass..
That's from engine heat....


'Bone, reread his post, looking for padding when he sets the hood on the roof of his race car.....
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Originally Posted by TheYellaBrick
Originally Posted by oldandtired
Thanks DD. I used construction adhesive which bonds anything to anything. I am getting some blistering/crusting on the foam.
edit - it is glass..
That's from engine heat....


'Bone, reread his post, looking for padding when he sets the hood on the roof of his race car.....
OOps, my bad!

I used to keep a set of water weenies on my 68 Camaro drag car, they store easy and I would just lay 2 of them on the roof when I removed the hood.

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Thanks Bone. Loving you new ride too!
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'Bone, what do the beer bottles hold up ? Or are they to 'cushion' the fall ?! :P :P :P
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Originally Posted by TheYellaBrick
'Bone, what do the beer bottles hold up ? Or are they to 'cushion' the fall ?! :P :P :P
Actually I was using them to gravity bleed the brakes. had to drink 4 of them just to get started :!: :lol:
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After 4, I wouldn't know what gravity WAS ! I'd sure find out quick though ! BOOM !
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