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Re: MGB cooling fan thermostat

To: Howard Battan <>
Subject: Re: MGB cooling fan thermostat
From: "Paul T. Root" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 23:05:43 -0500
I have a 77B and I used the clip when I replaced the thermostat
on mine. It works fine. I don't know what the difference is. Maybe

On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 08:05:14PM -0700, Howard Battan wrote:
> Hey, all, on my '79 MGB, the radiator cooling fans don't come on, even
> though the water gets hot enough to boil over. In the Moss catalog, there
> are two thrermostats listed, along with two different grommets and a special
> clip for late model cars. I was told by on mechanic to be sure to use the
> clip to prevent launching the thermostat at high pressure. My question is -
> can I use the early model thermostat and grommet with the late mode clip?
> The reason I ask is I was told I probably could, and the early model
> thermostat is much cheaper than the late model.
> Thanks for your help.
> Howard Battan
> '79 MGB
> '57 MGA

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