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Converting a tall MS80 top to an Ad Glass top
#774922 Mon Feb 07 2022 09:42 PM
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My father and I are doing a custom MS80 gas pump for a client. He wanted an ad glass top but none were available so we are converting a tall MS80 top into the glass version. I had to make two plates per side, one to give depth for the glass the other to hold the gasket for the lens. The plates were made on a plasma CNC machine.

Some welding and cutting required but coming out pretty nice so far. Will show some pictures when all done. I made the lenses fit just slightly looser than the original ones do, always thought installing the original lenses was a pain in the butt!

I may make some more plates sometime, I want to modify the design based on what we learned from this go around. The curve inside the top I didn't compensate enough for on this design so we had to do some grinding.

Might sell a kit if there is interest out there.

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Re: Converting a tall MS80 top to an Ad Glass top
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More pics... shows the plates installed. Now we have to prime and paint.

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Re: Converting a tall MS80 top to an Ad Glass top
Paul Bell #774944 Tue Feb 08 2022 08:01 PM
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Nice work


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Re: Converting a tall MS80 top to an Ad Glass top
Paul Bell #775130 Tue Feb 15 2022 11:23 PM
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Now painted

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Originally Posted by toplescuda
Nice work

Thanks!


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Paul Bell #775685 Sun Mar 06 2022 10:38 PM
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Put together with lenses.

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Paul Bell #775689 Mon Mar 07 2022 07:50 AM
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Nice craftsmanship!

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J, Micieli #775694 Mon Mar 07 2022 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by J, Micieli
Nice craftsmanship!
Thanks!


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