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Cover for hilborn style scoop???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Monkey, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. Monkey
    Joined: May 6, 2002
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    Monkey
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    from Owasso, OK

    I can't find one anywhere. I thought they used to be all over the place. Am I totally out of the loop? I can find one for the bigger oval shapped BDS scoops but not the smaller oval hilborn scoops.

    Here's what I'm needing to cover...

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    Here's the big oval kind...

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    and here's the big oval cover...

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    I'm just needing this cover for the smaller scoop.

    Suggestions???

    monkey
     
  2. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 29,861

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    Sew one up yourself!
     
  3. Monkey
    Joined: May 6, 2002
    Posts: 961

    Monkey
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    from Owasso, OK

    Needle and thread are not my friends Tman! I might just have to do that though.

    monk
     
  4. pastlane
    Joined: Oct 4, 2007
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    The pic is a Mr Gasket / Summit / Speedway scoop. Before you break out the needle & thread have you checked with all of them?
     
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  5. Just had 1 made @ the local trim shop for $25.
     
  6. Monkey
    Joined: May 6, 2002
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    Monkey
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    from Owasso, OK

    Yes. I could have swore there used to be an ad in Speedway for those covers in all different colors. I bought the BDS one and had to cut it down and have it re-sewn to fit mine. Now a buddy of mine wants two more and I can't find them anywhere.

    monkey
     
  7. I'm a bit confused. I always thought the BDS scoop had the same mouth as a Hilborn scoop.

    Ironicly I called a guy about a cover for my Hilborn 4 port this morning. He's got a bunch of different designs but I was asking for a plain one. He said he'd have to look around and see if he had any. I'm calling him back in a couple of hours. I'll let you know what he has then.
     
  8. I just ordered a plain Hilborn 4 port scoop cover for $30 + shipping from Overland Design. The guy knows his stuff and described the differences on the different scoops to me. Here's the link and phone number.

    http://www.overlanddesign.com/embroidereddesigns.html#blowerscoops

    714-639-4618

    Oh, if he isn't sure about your scoop he'll have you make a cardboard pattern and send it to him.
     
  9. I took my scoop to the shop that stitched my interior, and had them sew this one up in the same leather used on the interior. They sewed a loop of 1/4" bungee chord into it that works great. They charged me 20 bucks. Dorthy Mooneyham removed the patch from one of Gene's old caps and gave it to me.
     

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  10. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
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    Well, I could sew a couple up for you but the beer you would owe me would far exceed that $30 the guy charges:D
     
  11. Monkey
    Joined: May 6, 2002
    Posts: 961

    Monkey
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    from Owasso, OK

    Thanks Kerry,

    I think this is going to work perfect! I owe ya!

    monkey
     
  12. No sweat man. :)
     
  13. RICKY MCGREGOR
    Joined: Sep 16, 2006
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    RICKY MCGREGOR
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    from wichita ks

    Monkey pm jebo he can make you one.
     
  14. swade41
    Joined: Apr 6, 2004
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    swade41
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    from buffalo,ny

    Did anyone find any other scoop covers out there ? I need one for my scoop too

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  15. I'm happy with mine.

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  16. porknbeaner
    Joined: Sep 12, 2003
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    Shower cap. I used to use shower caps to cover my open element air cleaners.
     
  17. swade41
    Joined: Apr 6, 2004
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    swade41
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    from buffalo,ny

    I got one of those but was trying for something a little more fitting..lol

    I see them with BDS logos and see them from Mooneyes with their logo, not much out there that is plain.

    Kerry I was checking out that web site and may give the guy a call but didn't see plain ones there either.
     
  18. He'll make what you want.
     
  19. swade41
    Joined: Apr 6, 2004
    Posts: 6,652

    swade41
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    from buffalo,ny

    I ended up just sewing one by hand today, I give a lot of respect to you interior guys.

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  20. Looks good!
     

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