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Old 08-16-2004, 10:18 AM
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I have a 1960 conv. and was wondering if anyone had come up with a way to know, either with a warning system or some other means when the folded tray on the trunk may come in contact with a item in the trunk when the top is in the up position. I use this as my main car and would like to come up with something idiot proof. I know that many think that these cars are for the garage and sunday driving but as i mentioned earlier, i drive my bird everyday. I want to paint it soon and from using the car i have suffered some scratches and so forth on this deck lid.
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Old 08-16-2004, 03:13 PM
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You could put in a simple mercury or contact switch to indicate that the flipper lid is in a certain position.

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Old 08-16-2004, 04:26 PM
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The top / lid works fine, it is when i put something in the trunk such as musical equipment i am concerned about the contents of the trunk hitting the lid. Any suggestion.
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Old 08-16-2004, 05:05 PM
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You could adapt an alarm system where a laser type light hits a photo receptor, any break in the beam caused by an object triggers the alarm. Look for 12 volt components.

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Old 08-16-2004, 06:15 PM
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you could check the trunk for contents and empty it before activating the top...:)

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