Did some preparation for future chrome work on my seat hinges. After all the nice looking upholstery arrived, the chrome hinges were not even close to good enough.
Ask anyone who has fiddled with these, and they are not a fun project. The spring is just plain scary- more so to install than to remove.
My hinges were pitted badly, and they have to come apart for sending off to the chrome shop. My understanding is that the cost can be in the $1000 range for the two sets and then I have to buy the expensive plastic covers. Alas, I need to sell lots more of the generator/fan belts I make!
Anyway, below are the before shots. I did take double shot of the inside of the hinges- one before removing all the grease and crud, and one after.
I am not sure if I need to remove the levers that you can see in the photos. If so, I'll have to figure out how!
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