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RE: Smoothline

To: "MGS (E-mail)" <>
Subject: RE: Smoothline
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 12:40:47 -0800
Yep, I should have known that. Saw it happen once (I was in the chase 
car). And my hood was pre-creased when I bought my car. Sounds like that 
Smoothline hood is well-engineered, from your description. Let us know 
how it works out.

Jon Lind had this to say:

>Actually, this is why I'm having to replace the hood--it was creased when it
>flew open on the highway, necessitating me replacing it.  Don't want this to
>happen again, regardless of the type of hood.
>The MGB main latch has a well-documented tendency to fly open
>at speed. On the original aluminum hood the safety catch would just pull
>the rivets out of the aluminum at this point, allowing the hood to slap
>up against the windshield, to the detriment of everyone involved.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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