Category Archives: E-Type – Covered Headlamp Conversion

Another Monocoque Metalworks speciality – we manufacture everything you need to convert your Series 1.5, 2, or 3 E-type bonnet to Series 1 configuration, ready to accept STOCK FACTORY Series 1 headlamp glass and trim – not some cheesy aftermarket covers…

Converting a Series 2 wing to Series 1

Before we show more of the whole “new shop” thing, let’s get back to some metalworking, shall we? By the way – this work was done in the NEW shop – check out how clean and nice the bench is!  … Continue reading

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Series 1.5 E-Type Bonnet Repair & Headlamp Conversion

As I mentioned earlier, we restored several bonnets this Fall in our effort to “clear the decks” and prepare to be locked in for the Winter restoring body shells. This bonnet was completed in November.  The owner was a long-time … Continue reading

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1968 E-Type Covered Headlamp Conversion

Couldn’t sleep…  So I’ve been out here catching up on office-type work since 4 AM – just about the only chance I get to blog! I spent the day last Friday converting this 1968 bonnet to Series 1 covered headlamps … Continue reading

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Sick, Tired, and BUSY!!!

Sorry there have not been alot of posts this month – I got the flu… What a mess – I usually work 7 days a week for the most part, and the flu took me out for almost 7 days … Continue reading

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Series 1.5 E-Type Center Section – Restoration and Conversion

I’m actually starting to feel guilty about all of the Series 1.5 bonnets that I’m either converting, or providing the flanges for…  It’s getting to be alot. I did a post last year where I talked about what’s right, what’s … Continue reading

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Battening down the hatches!

Well, Sandy has come and gone now, and Monocoque Metalworks made it through unscathed.  We lost power for only 4 hours, and that was in the evening, so production in the shop kept on going without a hitch.  I hope … Continue reading

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Converting a Series 1.5 Bonnet to Covered Headlamps

It’s been a while since we did a set of these in the shop – now we have no less than 4 bonnets backed up for this service! We sell alot of these flanges to restoration shops and customers who … Continue reading

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Series 1 Covered Headlamp Conversion Flanges

Over the past 25 years, I have seen far too many REALLY BAD attempts at converting Series 1.5 and Series 2 bonnets to covered headlamps, and I finally decided to make the necessary flanges to do it the RIGHT way!  I … Continue reading

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