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Username Post: NOS floor mat use or not?        (Topic#368418)
junky 
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05-13-22 08:02 PM - Post#2841176    

Today while digging in the garage through some NOS parts I came across a NOS full dark blue floor mat for 1963 based on the part number on the box. My question is that since the 2 piece mat has been reproduced, should I sell this one and buy the reproduction? I am going to assume that it will fit the floor contour of a 1962, but since my car is in the shop for some bodywork, I can't try it in the car until it comes back next week. What are the opinions of the masses'.

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rrausch 
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05-14-22 04:58 AM - Post#2841187    
    In response to junky

Heck, try it and see when your car comes back.

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Tony1963 
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05-14-22 06:29 AM - Post#2841191    
    In response to junky

Sell them. They will not last forever and the materials degrade over time exposed to the atmosphere and other reactive elements.

If it were a metal part, then sure. But plastic, rubber and other soft parts, they are beyond their useful life so if they are truly NOS, sell them.



 


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