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Re: Exhaust hitting

To: "mgs" <>
Subject: Re: Exhaust hitting
From: "Bob Donahue" <>
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2006 15:46:07 -0500
... and the replacement front springs that are currently available will 
lower your car an inch. My car looks like it is going down hill all the time 
after putting new springs on all around!

Bob Donahue (Still Stuck in the '50s)
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Max Heim" <>
To: "MG List" <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: Exhaust hitting

> By all accounts (including my experience), the replacement rear springs 
> that
> are currently available will raise your car almost an inch. So that would 
> be
> my first try.
> --
> Max Heim
> '66 MGB GHN3L76149
> If you're near Mountain View, CA,
> it's the primer red one with chrome wires
> on 8/16/06 7:21 AM, Barrie Robinson at wrote:
>> I have a custom exhaust going over the rear axle on my MGB GT V8 but
>> the rear axle hits it over badish bumps.  Just enough to be
>> noisy.  Getting new exhaust piece will be expensive so I wondered if
>> I can raise the body up a bit - half inch would do it.   I see bits
>> in Moss catalog to lower car by an inch - so how do you raise it a
>> half inch?   I have looked at how she sits and it is a bit low at the
>> back (tired springs?) so could easily stand a bit more up.
>> Thanks in advance for any responses
>> Regards
>> Barrie Robinson
>> 705-721-9060
>> MGB GT V8
>> Aston Martin DB 2/4 MkII in the wings

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