[DeTomaso] 20 pound rear deck

Julian Kift julian_kift at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 7 18:18:59 EST 2011

Good point the hinge mounting plate should be cast in unless the Barotex is competent enough to drill and thread.
Woudl be interesting to know the relative cost to weight advatange comparing the Barotex to Fiberglass and Carbon Fiber (true CF not an aesthetic FG overlay) 
> From: MikeLDrew at aol.com
> Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 17:43:12 -0500
> To: kenn_green at yahoo.com; detomaso at realbig.com
> Subject: Re: [DeTomaso] 20 pound rear deck
> In a message dated 2/7/11 2:27:50 PM, kenn_green at yahoo.com writes:
> > It appears that the decks are a little different on later cars, but he 
> > can make more of these if anyone wants one.  It's a good fit to my car, but 
> > probably not later cars. 
> > 
> The only substantive difference between the early and late decklids is the 
> lack of a center rib on the early ones. In all other respects they should 
> interchange easily.
> Does your decklid incorporate a means for affixing the latch, hinges, and 
> decklid struts?
> Mike
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