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Re: TD Rear Springs Removal

To: Bob Howard <>
Subject: Re: TD Rear Springs Removal
From: James Juhas <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 13:20:35 -0400
I don't have WW sockets or wrenches, but I have a variety of SAE and 
Metric in single millimeter increments over a wide range.  Any idea on 
functional equivalents of the sizes we're dealing with?

Bob Howard wrote:

>  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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