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Re: need help with seams

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Subject: Re: need help with seams
From: "gary & traci" <>
Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 23:07:38 -0500
thanks max,i will leave the lead in
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From: Max Heim <>
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Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 1999 10:40 PM
Subject: Re: need help with seams

>I believe that early cars had leaded seams and that the factory ceased
>this practice as a cost measure at some point. From Clausager it seems to
>have been around Sept. 1974, or roadster #360301, if I'm interpreting it
>gary & traci had this to say:
>>hello listers
>>I'm restoring a 64 b and a 69 c . both cars are down to the bare metal
>>have the rear deck seams and lower rear panel seams filled with lead.i
>>sarted on the 64 first and assumed that some bodyshop filled them in .but
>>after striping down the mgc it was also filled in with lead. my 77b has
>>seams showing .which way is correct for these earlier cars?
>>gary and traci
>>77 mgb(for sale)
>>69 mgc
>Max Heim
>'66 MGB GHN3L76149
>Runs great,
>looks particularly bad since some SUV clown backed into it.
>If you're near Mountain View, CA,
>it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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