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Where to buy a new hood

PostPost by: jimj » Wed May 28, 2014 4:02 pm

Can anyone recommend a first class supplier and fitter of new hoods (soft top roofs) preferably somewhere near middle England.
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PostPost by: Maulden7 » Wed May 28, 2014 6:22 pm

How does Hertfordshire (not far from the M1 / A1M) sound?


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PostPost by: richardcox_lotus » Wed May 28, 2014 6:57 pm

Check Sue Miller as well. I got a hood cover last year & it's pretty good.
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PostPost by: curly type 26 » Thu May 29, 2014 10:25 am

Try Donhoods might be Don Trimming been around for years & prob makes them for all the usual culprits. Curly :D
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Thu May 29, 2014 12:08 pm

The Don Trimming Co Ltd is in Birmingham and their website, donhoods.com, is comprehensive allowing you to choose the material quality against the price. I bought a tonneau cover last year and can't fault the quality.

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PostPost by: oldchieft » Thu May 29, 2014 3:20 pm

Don Trimming are a bunch of cow boys.

They were supposed to make a hood for me from pattern off a hood I supplied.

The cut up the hood I supplied and destroyed it to make the new one.

So I did not end up with a new hood and a usable spare.

Just one hood and a pile of scrap.

I would not go near them if they were the last place on earth.

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