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tim isles

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« on: January 18, 2012, 09:33:59 »
Some months ago there was discussion regarding the availability of original style over riders for Aces and Acecas, and it was noted that the firm 'Small Ford Spares' offered a very similar looking item for the 'upright' Pop. Having bought a set I can confirm that the item offered,  part # E493A-17996-B, is an accurate reproduction of the original part fitted by ACs. It's made in the same way (stamped mild steel) so it's light, the fixing method (single bolt into the bumper iron) is the same, and the chrome appears reasonable. Price is £40 each plus VAT.
   
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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2012, 11:57:41 »
quite correct.
   i have made up the bumpers,used the ford over riders and all looks good
   
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2012, 08:31:39 »
Is it possible that someone of you have ordered all of these overriders from "Small Ford Spares"? They are sold out [xx(] Do you know some other source?

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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2013, 10:15:10 »
Thought I would revive this thread as Old Ford Spares have not been able to progress new supplies.  Does anyone know of a different source or can identify any other make the overriders were fitted to apart from the E93A Popular and possibly Standard 10?
   
   Thank you, Bill

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« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2013, 13:46:55 »
Very good question. I am also still interested.

Robin A Woolmer

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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2013, 18:59:24 »
Hawk Cars have the original Ace type as well as the types used on the 2.6 Ford engine Ace as well as Cobra types.
   
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« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2013, 21:57:51 »
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Originally posted by Robin A Woolmer
   
Hawk Cars have the original Ace type as well as the types used on the 2.6 Ford engine Ace as well as Cobra types.
   
   Robin
   

   Yes.....that is correct.  I ordered new over riders from Gerry a number of months ago for my Mk IV.  They look fantastic.  So, I imagine they would be just as nice for an Ace.

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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2013, 18:43:30 »
I got mine for the Aceca from Gerry.

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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2013, 19:37:44 »
Just out of interest are Gerry's over riders cast or pressed like the originals?
   
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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2013, 22:13:53 »
They are cast Aluminium, the only steel ones of similar shape appear to be for a Morris Minor but have flanges each side of the bumper cut out, also the fixing plate inside may not be in the correct place, Gerry has explained that tooling costs would be very high with small volume take off. He believes the cast aluminium ones are very good though!
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« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2013, 23:45:19 »
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   Whether they are cast or pressed steel they serve the same purpose.....  Protection of the vunerable Aluminium front and rear of the Ace or Aceca..[:)]
   
   The Small Ford Spares Over Riders are chrome plated pressed steel with correct authentic shape and fixing,  Where as  the "Hawk" units are Cast and not authentic in material or fixing..[;)]
   
   But better than nothing. [;)] and will suffice till one locates correct ones from a Ford or from a Standard 8 or 10.  ( these appear to be identical  to the
original mK2 Over rider fitted  to Ace and Aceca's post  October 1955)
   
   Sorry notot Familiar with Cobra over riders so........ No Comment..[:(][:)]
   
   <b>Keith</b>..[:)]
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« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2013, 14:53:27 »
Monday I received my overriders vom Hawk. They look great [:)]. Today I received an e-mail from http://www.smallfordspares.co.uk/ that the overriders E493A-17996-B will be avaiable again end of the week and they will be cheaper [xx(]

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« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2013, 15:12:27 »
As Keith mentioned the over riders of Hawk have a different mounting position:
   
   
   
   Left the original over riders, right the Hawk over riders. The mounting point is a little bit higher so the over riders are coming lower. The are heavier than the original but have a high quality appearance.
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« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2013, 10:41:17 »
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   dkp-cobra.........
   
   Nice to see comparison of Genuine units alongside Hawk version, thanks for posting pictures..[;)]
   
   Good News to hear "SmallFordSpares" have had new batch of over riders manufactured,  word of caution, Whilst visiting thier web site a year or two ago,  I thought they produced two or three variants.[?]
   
   All very good quality but best check before ordering.[;)].
   
   Cheers..
   
   Keith..[:)]

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« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2013, 11:48:30 »
The ones I recd from SmallFordSpares are exactly as in the pics
   Very happy with their service and quality
   Lew