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By Dale J 1223 Date 2009-03-31 01:31
By Kustoms Date 2009-03-31 14:44
By Kustoms Date 2009-04-05 12:26
Hey, Your right. They are my instructions, I have gone through them a million times and never noticed that. Anyway, below is a shot of my Imp. The pods are screwed to the body along the edge. There is a rubber insert that hides the seam and screws. The lower portion has about four brackets that mount to the body bolts that the pod gets screwed to. I will take some photos of the parts and post them this week. When I reinstall them in a few weeks I will do a "How to" as well.

By Kustoms Date 2009-04-08 12:33 Edited 2009-04-08 13:54
Jon at sells it. That's where I got mine. He is in England though. You could use carpet to tile transition from Home Depot for about $5.00 a side but it is plastic not rubber. I have been trying to source it in rubber here but I have not had any break through's. However, I do have a few leads.
By John C 371 Date 2009-04-09 20:59
Thanks Paul for the side pods, I won't be putting mine on until winter.
I look forward to seeing how the guys mount them.

I have trim on my buggy that might be what you are looking for.
It is a U shape that fits on the edge of the fiberglass.
They have two kinds an all black and the one I have with a chrome strip.
It fits tight on the fiberglass and it is easy to make very tight bends.
It is really great stuff and holds up very well mine is about 5 years old and still looks new.
I just talked to Al at Don's Sport Vehicle hear in Michigan and they still sell it.
$1.50 a foot for black and $1.90 for chrome, I don't see it on the web site Al said to call if you want it, tell him you want one continuous piece if you want run it all the way around your buggy like I did.

Don's Sport Vehicle 313-533-0711

By Kustoms Date 2009-04-10 13:08
Here is the correct trim for the pods. Note the grove in the upper lip. It is to allow relief for the screw heads

Here is the lower hardware. They go between the body and pan.

By Paul Moran (DBA Architect) Date 2009-08-12 02:30
Hey Dale - Looks like they fit pretty nice. Any updates? Did you get the trim from Java Products?  Paul...
Chicago, IL
EMPI Imp 1002 ('69)/Subaru EJ20 Turbo/LinkPlus ECU
By scott m 912 Date 2009-11-28 01:54
kustoms, new to this forum, building a 69 IMP found some side pods and was wondering if you can send me some pics from yours on how they are mounted. about 80% done, also where can i get some real nice low back seats.


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