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Re: TD Rear Springs Removal

Subject: Re: TD Rear Springs Removal
From: Bob Howard <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 09:35:31 -0400
  George needs your WW sockets and a couple of extensions.  These bolts
were installed from the top, before the body was dropped onto the
chassis. They can be accessed from the side, I have done, but it is
fiddley work.  Fortunately, they are well protected in this box so they
aren't likely to be frozen or rusty. 

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 23:06:48 -0400 Jim Juhas <>
> A friend called me tonight regarding the rear
> springs on his TD that he's attempting to remove.
> He is having difficulty reaching the bolt head end
> on the front eye because it is surrounded in the
> boxed frame section.  I'm not at all familiar with
> this car, having worked on the more modern stuff,
> Sprites, and too long ago to remember on an MGA.
> He's coming to borrow some tools from me
> tomorrow.  What advice might I give him as to the
> best way to remove the bolt?

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