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RE: Early MGB rear panel

To: "'S & M Barnes'" <>, MG List <>
Subject: RE: Early MGB rear panel
From: "Dodd, Kelvin" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 08:25:09 -0700
I read somewhere that the factory went with a lighter gauge sheetmetal on
the later cars.  Cost and weight savings were a factor.  Unfortunately it
made rust perforation more of a problem.

> Thanks Kelvin, roughly what I was thinking, I shall now 
> attack the panel
> with a little more confidence that I am doing it right!
> Shame the new panel is of a lighter grade of metal than the 
> old one though,
> they just don't make things like they used to.
> Cheers
> MikeB

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